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Hil-Tech donates to Kootenay Boundary pain clinic

The new pain clinic is expected to be up and running in six weeks

  • Oct 13, 2020
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Biologist and writer Jamie Bastedo interviewed 11 prominent Canadian activists from several generations and tells us what makes them tick in his new book Protectors of the Planet: Environmental Trailblazers from 7 to 97. Photo: Submitted

Nelson author launches book on Canadian environmental heroes

Jamie Bastedo’s Protectors of the Planet looks at common traits of successful activists

Biologist and writer Jamie Bastedo interviewed 11 prominent Canadian activists from several generations and tells us what makes them tick in his new book Protectors of the Planet: Environmental Trailblazers from 7 to 97. Photo: Submitted
Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted

Young Castlegar man seeks to inspire through podcast

Will Watt has launched the WillPower podcast to encourage young people to overcome their struggles.

Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted
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Tips for Wrapping Christmas Presents
Grand Forks Choral Society sings 'Come o Ye Faithful'
Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
Miss Canada 2020
Trail Historical Society photo, Oct. 6, 1926.

Silver City Street Dance

Trail was the first interior city to have concrete paved streets

Trail Historical Society photo, Oct. 6, 1926.
Sisters of Colombo banquet in Trail on Oct. 20, 1931. (Trail Historical Society photo)

Trail Blazers: Sisterhood since 1924

Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Sisters of Colombo banquet in Trail on Oct. 20, 1931. (Trail Historical Society photo)
Urban wildlife Part IV: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part IV: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part III.

Urban wildlife Part IV: The East Kootenay birds of summer
The chance to win Pride Trail giveaways is open until Oct. 16. (Addison Oberg photo)

Enter to win Pride Trail prizes

COVID-19 cancelled the Pride Trail community event in late August

The chance to win Pride Trail giveaways is open until Oct. 16. (Addison Oberg photo)
RDKB donates to urology/ENT care

RDKB donates to urology/ENT care

Funding comes from the Trust’s 2020 Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program

  • Oct 8, 2020
RDKB donates to urology/ENT care
Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part III.

Urban wildlife Part III: The East Kootenay birds of summer
(L to R) Chris, Kaleigh and their daughter inside the shop. Photo: Connor Trembley

Couple builds roots in Castlegar through skateboarding

Kaleigh Herald and Chris Lowe opened up a skateboarding shop in city this past summer

(L to R) Chris, Kaleigh and their daughter inside the shop. Photo: Connor Trembley
Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer

Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer

The work of local photographers printed in the pages of the East Kootenay Advertiser over the summer of 2020. Part II.

Urban wildlife Part II: The East Kootenay birds of summer
The Serenaders, circa 1936. (Trail Historical Society)

Remembering the Silver City Serenaders of Song

“Wow – talk about making great music,” Terry Jesudason said. “Those were the days.”

The Serenaders, circa 1936. (Trail Historical Society)
Nelson poet Jane Byers’ book Small Courage: A Queer Memoir of Finding Love and Conceiving Family will be published this fall. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson writer publishes memoir of lesbian marriage and adoption of twins

Jane Byers’ Small Courage recounts the creation of a loving family life despite discrimination

Nelson poet Jane Byers’ book Small Courage: A Queer Memoir of Finding Love and Conceiving Family will be published this fall. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Oct. 4 to 10 is Make-a-Will Week in British Columbia. If you haven’t made a will, or if you would like to update yours, this is the time to do it. (Image by Susan Sewert from Pixabay)

QUIZ: Where there’s a will, there’s a way

The week of Oct. 4 to 10 is Make-a-Will Week in British Columbia. Have you made your will?

Oct. 4 to 10 is Make-a-Will Week in British Columbia. If you haven’t made a will, or if you would like to update yours, this is the time to do it. (Image by Susan Sewert from Pixabay)
Danielle Saddleman and Shane Miller OKIB business owners are reclaiming their family and hope to see more people choose the same path. (Kelsie Kilawna, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter)

Confronting their addictions to make way for healing — a B.C. love story

‘I think what’s helped us is that we had to understand our past and move forward’

Danielle Saddleman and Shane Miller OKIB business owners are reclaiming their family and hope to see more people choose the same path. (Kelsie Kilawna, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter)
Mark Carlson (left) was presented his Order of the Sash earlier this month by President Myrt Servatius of the Kootenay South Métis Society (middle) and by then-Nation director Marilyn Fayant Taylor, as she served the last days in her regionally elected role. Fayant Taylor retired from the position, which Debra Fisher was elected into on Sept. 21. (Submitted photo)

Trail man recognized with Order of the Sash

Métis Nation BC held its election Sept. 21

Mark Carlson (left) was presented his Order of the Sash earlier this month by President Myrt Servatius of the Kootenay South Métis Society (middle) and by then-Nation director Marilyn Fayant Taylor, as she served the last days in her regionally elected role. Fayant Taylor retired from the position, which Debra Fisher was elected into on Sept. 21. (Submitted photo)
Train No. 954 on Rossland Avenue. (Trail Historical Society)

Trail Blazers: Railway integral to industry and culture

Weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Train No. 954 on Rossland Avenue. (Trail Historical Society)
(L to R) Nick Ahlefield, Jordan Thomas, Jason Twizell, Nathan Mitchel. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department

Castlegar Fire Department members raise $1300 for Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Members climbed the Cobra Climb Stairs in Castlegar as part of virtual fundraiser

(L to R) Nick Ahlefield, Jordan Thomas, Jason Twizell, Nathan Mitchel. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department
The We Care K-Moms have been working to ensure incoming international students have a soft landing in their new learning environment. The volunteer group of Selkirk College students includes: (L-R) Yeonmi Lee, Yujin Choi, Eunyoung Ha, Hyejin Lee, Soyun Lee, Seonah Jung, Hyeouju Yang, Mira Jeon, Jeonghee Lee and Wanhee Choi. Photo submitted

Selkirk College international students get helping hands from Korean moms

We Care K-Moms have been shopping and delivering food to new arrivals

The We Care K-Moms have been working to ensure incoming international students have a soft landing in their new learning environment. The volunteer group of Selkirk College students includes: (L-R) Yeonmi Lee, Yujin Choi, Eunyoung Ha, Hyejin Lee, Soyun Lee, Seonah Jung, Hyeouju Yang, Mira Jeon, Jeonghee Lee and Wanhee Choi. Photo submitted
Cooper Legler standing by the hut. Photo: Valerie Cooper

High school student helps to repair Timing Hut in Rossland

Cooper Legler raised $1600 to help complete two-month long project

Cooper Legler standing by the hut. Photo: Valerie Cooper