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Patio provides perfect oasis

Patio provides perfect oasis

The picturesque and immaculate house sitting at the end of Kootenay Ave in Tadanac is home to Molly and John Palmason.

Trail’s top gardens

The 11th annual Trail in Bloom garden contest brought out another wide variety of entries And while everyone involved in a winner in their own right, judges narrowed down the field for a list of 78 gardens.
Many happy returns

Many happy returns

Tom Geddes launches another bag of recyclable containers onto the ever-growing pile at the Trail Bottle Depot. August 2 is traditionally one of the top five busiest days of the year for the depot. Geddes said people were lining up for a half hour outside before doors even opened Tuesday morning.

Local joins Fraser River trek to learn about sustainable living

Instead of vacationing in Hawaii, Annable resident Dustin Teindl will be spending 25 days paddling the Fraser River from beginning to end.
B.C. Day at the Beach

B.C. Day at the Beach

Two-year-old Debanhi Perez-Paszty, from Castlegar, was enjoying his first trip to the beach at Gyro Park on Monday as he kicked around his beach ball in the cove.
Front row seats

Front row seats

Liz Bowcock along with her daughter Peyton, 3, watched as her five-year-old Rylin showed off her moves acquired during an in-house Steps Dance Centre recital put on by young dancers participating in a two-week long summer dance session.

Columbia Basin Trust - Increase in profits will lead to more programs

Community groups can look forward to more funding from the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) over the next few years, as the organization raked in the cash this year.
Wet is where it’s at

Wet is where it’s at

Five-year-old Spencer Ridge from Rossland knows the best place to be when the weather gets hot is the kids’ water park at Gyro Park. Expect that place to remain popular for the next few days as summer-time temperatures arrive in the West Kootenay.
The art of making people happy

The art of making people happy

Judy Sorensen shares her passion for art with an eager group of seniors
All Wired up

All Wired up

Terry Lindsay was dealing with lots of wires and lots of colours Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Cedar Ave. and Victoria St. He, along with Todd Abbey of Westcana Electric, are in the process of adding back-up batteries to all the intersection traffic lights in the event of a power outage. Each panel consists of four batteries able to provide over four hours of power to allow the lights to continue to operate in the event of an outage.