Columbia Basin

Books for Kids celebrates 10 years in the Kootenays

Fundraiser supported by BP Media, Blue Sky, Trail Times, credit unions and other local businesses


Columbia Basin Trust provides almost $100M to programs

Columbia Basin Trust is working on finalizing a short-term strategic plan

  • Sep 17, 2020


A Kootenay moment in time

Looking at the history of dams in the West Kootenay

  • Sep 15, 2020


Part Two: Back on the road

Cannings is back in Ottawa next week.

  • Sep 15, 2020

Architects found for Creston grain elevators restoration project

Next Architecture is an architecture firm based in Edmonton, Alta., and they will take the lead in helping to design and restore the elevators

Trust invites feedback on strategic plan draft

Columbia Basin Trust asks for feedback from residents to help guide future activities

BC Hydro to close navigational gate Aug. 25

The measure is temporary and necessary to complete repairs

Heat wave headed to the Kootenays

Temperatures are forecast to soar until mid-week

Youthful exuberance and talent beautifies the Beaver Valley

BV-YAN partners with the Village of Fruitvale on beautification projects

  • Jul 23, 2020

As Columbia River Treaty negotiators get serious, Basin residents must speak up

Message from the Upper Columbia Basin Environmental Collaborative

  • Jul 15, 2020

Trail affordable housing complex takes shape

Columbia Park will house nine households of various sizes in spring 2021

Columbia Basin Trust developing short-term plan to guide activities

The trust is adapting to pandemic circumstances to continue to serve the region

Columbia Basin Trust announces Neil Muth Scholarship recipients

The winners are from Rossland, Crawford Bay and Montrose

More aid for Basin workforce, businesses to reopen

Trust programs revised to help adapt to Covid changes

Columbia River Treaty continues during COVID

Message from Kathy Eichenberger

  • Jun 5, 2020

Columbia Basin Trust expands programming to support businesses

The revised programs will help local businesses to reopen and modify operations

Fact: B.C. bats don’t carry or spread COVID

BC Annual Bat Count goes this summer, citizens encouraged to take part

Practicing compassion in time of pandemic

Donations and proceeds for the Trail and Fruitvale United Church food banks

New programs launched for Basin food producers

Columbia Basin Trust starts wage subsidy and loan programs this month

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for Fruitvale

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.