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CIBC Trail representatives Alison Varga, Banking Centre Leader (left) and Dallas Wydja, Customer Service Representative, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

CIBC Trail donates $10,000 to regional hospital

Funding will help purchase new diagnostic imaging equipment

CIBC Trail representatives Alison Varga, Banking Centre Leader (left) and Dallas Wydja, Customer Service Representative, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
The Trail Hospital Auxiliary has donated $5,000 to the ICU/HART Project. Allana Ferro, president Trail Hospital Auxiliary, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Trail Hospital Auxiliary donates $5,000 to aid the most critically ill

Money will go to buy new equipment for the KBRH ICU and HART

The Trail Hospital Auxiliary has donated $5,000 to the ICU/HART Project. Allana Ferro, president Trail Hospital Auxiliary, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Cassi Zimmerman at the hospital. 
 Photos: Submitted

MY COVID STORY: From typical teen to suffering patient

The story of an 18-year-old Castlegar woman dealing with post-COVID problems

Cassi Zimmerman at the hospital. 
 Photos: Submitted
RCMP Cpl. J. Splinter on ski patrol atop Red Mountain Resort near Rossland. Photo: Submitted

RCMP ski patrols continue at Red Mountain

Officers have been called on to enforce COVID mask rules

RCMP Cpl. J. Splinter on ski patrol atop Red Mountain Resort near Rossland. Photo: Submitted
From the left, Sharon and Dave Skelton decorated their home in Grand Forks, B.C. for Mardi Gras, Tuesday, Feb. 16. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ couple goes all out for Mardi Gras

COVID may have ruined this year’s parades, but the pandemic was no match for Dave and Sharon Skelton

From the left, Sharon and Dave Skelton decorated their home in Grand Forks, B.C. for Mardi Gras, Tuesday, Feb. 16. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The mud slide in East Trail below Shaver’s Bench bank, dated Feb. 27, 1932. Car carriages are completely buried, people are seen walking atop five-or-so feet of what appears to be compact mud and snow. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Early thaw wreaked havoc circa 1932

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

The mud slide in East Trail below Shaver’s Bench bank, dated Feb. 27, 1932. Car carriages are completely buried, people are seen walking atop five-or-so feet of what appears to be compact mud and snow. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Tariq Hussain is a Juno-nominated singer-songwriter who will be presenting his workshop Try Songwriting for a Change online for Tiny Lights this spring. Photo: Mary Matheson

Tiny Lights Festival plots new direction

The Ymir festival is focusing on paid professional development for artists

Tariq Hussain is a Juno-nominated singer-songwriter who will be presenting his workshop Try Songwriting for a Change online for Tiny Lights this spring. Photo: Mary Matheson
Chandra Moon (centre) is seen here at home with her kids Jaeden Radcliffe (left) and Mackenzie Moon. Moon organizes adopt-a-senior events meant to show appreciation for seniors living on their own. Photo: Tyler Harper

Have a heart: Nelson woman reaches out to isolated seniors

Chandra Moon organizes a gift-giving initiative for elders on their own

Chandra Moon (centre) is seen here at home with her kids Jaeden Radcliffe (left) and Mackenzie Moon. Moon organizes adopt-a-senior events meant to show appreciation for seniors living on their own. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Rotary’s gazebo is located on the picturesque west-side of the Columbia River near the Trail walking bridge. Photo: Submitted

Sunny day for roof repairs in Trail Rotary Park

Rotary started with a first club in Chicago, in 1905 …

The Rotary’s gazebo is located on the picturesque west-side of the Columbia River near the Trail walking bridge. Photo: Submitted
Organizers rally Rossland residents to help with Kraft Hockeyville nomination. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Rossland Arena organizers rally residents for Kraft Hockeyville

Share special memories, show passion, and a chance to win a prize that will benefit entire area

Organizers rally Rossland residents to help with Kraft Hockeyville nomination. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Walmart Trail representatives, Nicole, Charity Team Lead (left) and Ryan, Store Manager (right) presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Trail Walmart donates to regional hospital

Donation made to KBRH Health Foundation

Walmart Trail representatives, Nicole, Charity Team Lead (left) and Ryan, Store Manager (right) presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Photo: David Dudeck

The eagles have landed, in Trail

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Photo: David Dudeck
L-R: Anu Dhillon, Lorraine Bell-Lebedoff and Denise Maier accept a donation of funds raised during Breast Cancer Awareness month from Chad Bullock, owner of Castlegar and Trail Ignite Martial Arts studios. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Robusters; From martial arts to dragon boats

Members are fundraising to build a boat shed to give their dragon boat a home

L-R: Anu Dhillon, Lorraine Bell-Lebedoff and Denise Maier accept a donation of funds raised during Breast Cancer Awareness month from Chad Bullock, owner of Castlegar and Trail Ignite Martial Arts studios. Photo: Submitted
The former Trail ski hill was located above Gyro Park. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: When the city had a renowned ski hill

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

The former Trail ski hill was located above Gyro Park. Photo: Trail Historical Society
A large flock of turkeys grazing near Teck Trail caught the eye of Maureen Dilling. Photo: Maureen Dilling

What you see …

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A large flock of turkeys grazing near Teck Trail caught the eye of Maureen Dilling. Photo: Maureen Dilling
Grade 6 students help a Warfield resident shovel out from the last snowstorm. Photo: Submitted

Warfield students dig in to shovel neighbours out

Helping out neighbours is part of the school’s “Sharing Our Pride,” initiative

Grade 6 students help a Warfield resident shovel out from the last snowstorm. Photo: Submitted
Sarah Cousins with some of the Kootenay Kulture products. Photo: Jennifer Small

Castlegar teen stuck on Kootenay Kulture

Castlegar student celebrates the Kootenay vibe with business venture

Sarah Cousins with some of the Kootenay Kulture products. Photo: Jennifer Small
The new non-profit Kootenay Elk Hunting Association will use fundraising campaigns and partnerships with the private and government sector to bring the balance of predators and ungulates back under control. Photo: Submitted by Jill Hayward

New Kootenay hunters’ group puts conservation ahead of everything else

Kootenay Elk Hunting Association deeply concerned of imbalance between predators and ungulates

The new non-profit Kootenay Elk Hunting Association will use fundraising campaigns and partnerships with the private and government sector to bring the balance of predators and ungulates back under control. Photo: Submitted by Jill Hayward
Bill Hillary presents a cheque for nearly $1,300 to the Slocan Valley Food Cupboard after fundraising online with a number of songs. Photo: Bill Hillary
Bill Hillary presents a cheque for nearly $1,300 to the Slocan Valley Food Cupboard after fundraising online with a number of songs. Photo: Bill Hillary
A team from the Soviet Union made a stopover in Trail on Jan. 26, 1960 to face off against the Trail Smoke Eaters in the Cominco Arena. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Soviet Union faces off against the Smoke Eaters

The Trail game in January 1960 was part of the Soviet’s first-ever Canadian exhibition tour.

A team from the Soviet Union made a stopover in Trail on Jan. 26, 1960 to face off against the Trail Smoke Eaters in the Cominco Arena. Photo: Trail Historical Society