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Resolute by Angele Karosi. Photo: Submitted

Two new exhibits opening at Kootenay Gallery of Art

Works from Angèle Karosi and Maureen Gruben will be on display

Jasper after he was reunited with his owners Mary and Brent Hummel. Photo: Steve Smith

New children’s book features lost Kootenay dog

Brent and Mary Hummel and Jasper tell their dramatic story

Volunteers dedicate themselves year round supporting and helping to feed several hundred patrons at the Trail United Church food bank. Photo: Rylee Edwards

Poem praises Canada’s food banks

Garth Ukrainetz shares a piece he penned as a tribute to the Edmonton Food Bank

The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival cancelled for 2021

Ticket holders from the 2020 festival will be offered refunds as festival re-imagines its future

The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner
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West Kootenay artist works on display

Art Embracing Awareness; by Frantisek Strouhal

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VISAC staff Mena McGill prepping art box contents in the Rossland museum, which donated their space when the community centre VISAC is housed in, was closed for the holidays. Photo: Submitted

Gallery offers ArtBoxes and Art PenPals for Greater Trail seniors

VISAC Gallery has come up with a creative way to reach out to seniors stuck at home because of COVID

VISAC staff Mena McGill prepping art box contents in the Rossland museum, which donated their space when the community centre VISAC is housed in, was closed for the holidays. Photo: Submitted
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In what he aptly calls a “rare moment,” Ron Babcock landed the perfect 29-hand in cribbage during a coffee break at work last week. In one hand he holds three fives (diamond, heart and club) along with a jack of spades. In the other is his cut card, a five of spades, and a Trail Times clipping of when his coworker Mark MacAulay achieved the same feat in 2015. Photo: Submitted

Perfect hand

After 40 years of playing crib, Ron Babcock had the perfect 29-hand last week

In what he aptly calls a “rare moment,” Ron Babcock landed the perfect 29-hand in cribbage during a coffee break at work last week. In one hand he holds three fives (diamond, heart and club) along with a jack of spades. In the other is his cut card, a five of spades, and a Trail Times clipping of when his coworker Mark MacAulay achieved the same feat in 2015. Photo: Submitted
Lily May. Photo: RCAC

Lily May rides into Rossland

This innovative sculpture, commissioned by RCAC, is in her new home at Rossland Miners Hall

Lily May. Photo: RCAC
Violinist Carolyn Cameron with piano accompaniment by Nina Horvath. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay friends rally for nursing student newcomer

The goal of the evening was to provide tuition for Tibetan refugee Lobsang Dolma

Violinist Carolyn Cameron with piano accompaniment by Nina Horvath. Photo: Submitted
Visit trail.ca to vote for your favourite lights display from Trail through to Fruitvale. Photo: Wesley Tingey

Vote for your favourite Greater Trail lights display

Winners will be announced and contacted by email on Jan. 5

Visit trail.ca to vote for your favourite lights display from Trail through to Fruitvale. Photo: Wesley Tingey
Nelson’s Allison Girvan is the soloist in a unique international virtual choir experience to be streamed (with animation) on Dec. 21. Photo: Louis Bockner.

International virtual choir project features Kootenay soloist

Allison Girvan is the featured soloist in The Hope of Light Returning to be streamed on Dec. 21

Nelson’s Allison Girvan is the soloist in a unique international virtual choir experience to be streamed (with animation) on Dec. 21. Photo: Louis Bockner.
L-R: Born on a Wednesday includes Ian Caron, Jon Francis, Cole Auringer, Trevor Reid and Simon de la Salle . Photo: Submitted

Born on a Wednesday, and ready for the spotlight

Nelson folk group releases its debut album Western Wind

L-R: Born on a Wednesday includes Ian Caron, Jon Francis, Cole Auringer, Trevor Reid and Simon de la Salle . Photo: Submitted
Photo: KootenayGalleryGifts.com

Shop locally,virtually in the Kootenays this holiday season

Kootenay Gallery of Art is offering Christmas at the Gallery

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Sly Violet features Sly Boston (drums) and Violet Clarke (guitar, harmonica, keyboard, vocals). Photo: Submitted

Salmo band launches music video series

‘Sly Violet’ filmed the serioes in the British Columbia wildlands

Sly Violet features Sly Boston (drums) and Violet Clarke (guitar, harmonica, keyboard, vocals). Photo: Submitted
Vera Maloff shares her family’s history, the struggles of living a pacifist, agrarian life in a world with opposing values. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay author releases first-hand account of Doukhobor community

Vera Maloff is also publishing never-before-seen-photographs

  • Nov 10, 2020
Vera Maloff shares her family’s history, the struggles of living a pacifist, agrarian life in a world with opposing values. Photo: Submitted
Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Performance in the time of COVID-19

How four prominent Nelson performers are coping with the pandemic

Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted

‘Carve your hearts out’ at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Pumpkin carvings by KBRH staff will be on display Thursday and Friday in the hospital lobby

The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted
Colin James put on a great show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds as part of the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. But his Okanagan tour for 2020 has been postponed until 2021. (Photo by Terry Farrell)
Colin James put on a great show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds as part of the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. But his Okanagan tour for 2020 has been postponed until 2021. (Photo by Terry Farrell)
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
(incrEDIBLE Trail photo)

Trail market goes garlic

The event goes Saturday in downtown Trail from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(incrEDIBLE Trail photo)