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Nanaimo’s Michael Suiker is trying to track down family members who might like 10 photo albums he salvaged at an estate sale in 2018. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

B.C. man who once had personal mementos stolen wants to unite family with old photos

Nanaimo’s Michael Suiker salvaged 10 photo albums at estate sale three years ago

 

Joe Sommer of Chilliwack reaches toward a killdeer on its nest on his property, in March 2021. The red marking is to alert the neighbouring farm to avoid the area. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack man has close encounter with killdeer after marking nest

Killdeer nest near farm fields and other high danger areas, but man is intent on saving birds

 

Greater Victoria high school student Josiah Plett, 18, unofficially broke the Guinness World Record for most Rubik’s cubes solved while hula hooping on Feb. 13 at Pacific Christian School in Saanich. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Greater Victoria high school student Josiah Plett, 18, unofficially broke the Guinness World Record for most Rubik’s cubes solved while hula hooping on Feb. 13 at Pacific Christian School in Saanich. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A long and happy life in Chemainus has been very good to Ejlif and Anna Mose. (Photo by Don Bodger)

B.C. couple celebrating nearly 70 years of Valentine’s

Chemainus pair Ejlif and Anna Mose still very much in love after nearly 70 years of marriage

A long and happy life in Chemainus has been very good to Ejlif and Anna Mose. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The search has concluded for Keno, with a happy ending. He was found on Mount Prevost in the Cowichan Valley on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (File photo)

Keno the dog found on B.C. mountain 2 weeks after going missing

Husky/shepherd cross enticed by the smell of bacon frying in the dead of night

The search has concluded for Keno, with a happy ending. He was found on Mount Prevost in the Cowichan Valley on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (File photo)
Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

Avid walker George Doi of Langley celebrated a milestone on Sept. 17, when he completed a virtual walk around the world (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Island family overwhelmed with 14 Lab puppies

Vancouver Island family overwhelmed with 14 Lab puppies

Litter may be one of the biggest ever

Vancouver Island family overwhelmed with 14 Lab puppies
Danielle LaRocque, author of the book Remembering Michael, is this year’s recipient of the Richard Carver Award. Photo submitted
Danielle LaRocque, author of the book Remembering Michael, is this year’s recipient of the Richard Carver Award. Photo submitted
Gurdeep Pandher visited Long Beach on Aug. 10, 2020. (Twitter screenshot)

Famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer brings movements of joy to Long Beach

Internet-famous dancer is exploring Vancouver Island, visiting the B.C. Legislature and more

Gurdeep Pandher visited Long Beach on Aug. 10, 2020. (Twitter screenshot)
Longtime friend of the Trail Times Walter Siemens dropped by for a visit when he was in town on the long weekend for a family wedding. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Visiting with Trail Times readers is the best part of the job

Walter Siemens owned Curriers Insurance in downtown Trail for decades

Longtime friend of the Trail Times Walter Siemens dropped by for a visit when he was in town on the long weekend for a family wedding. (Sheri Regnier photo)
A ‘welcome home’ signboard on a trail near the site of the gathering. (Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror)

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

A ‘welcome home’ signboard on a trail near the site of the gathering. (Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror)
96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends
Irene was born on June 5, 1920 in Maxstone, Saskatchewan and later moved to Milestone, Sask. where she grew up. (Submitted photo)

Trail centenarian looking forward to her letter from the Queen

With COVID protocols quashing gatherings, Irene can only have a small celebration for her 100th bday

Irene was born on June 5, 1920 in Maxstone, Saskatchewan and later moved to Milestone, Sask. where she grew up. (Submitted photo)
(All photos of Lisa, Errol, Ella and Emmet Frisk and special appearance by Rue the dachshund, are courtesy of Lisa Frisk)

Colours of Covid

PHOTOS: Staying occupied and having some fun in time of physical distancing

(All photos of Lisa, Errol, Ella and Emmet Frisk and special appearance by Rue the dachshund, are courtesy of Lisa Frisk)
Haircuts for Good is asking people to cut their own hair or someone else’s, and make a donation the usual cost of a cut to help health-care workers. (Submitted)

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

Haircuts for Good is asking people to cut their own hair or someone else’s, and make a donation the usual cost of a cut to help health-care workers. (Submitted)
(Photo: Lower Columbia Tourism, Dave Heath, City of Trail Facebook Page)

Trail bridge colours mark Parkinson’s awareness

Updated: Bridge Lights Show Support for Front Line Workers, colour change April 25

(Photo: Lower Columbia Tourism, Dave Heath, City of Trail Facebook Page)
Too Cute is keeping Hope Watson’s spirit shining bright through uncertain times, especially this long weekend as the two cannot walk through town to show off their Easter finest and bring smiles to all. (Tammy Lee Bagg photo)

Easter spirit shines from afar

Hope and TC are dressing up for Easter, but they’ll wait until next year to parade through town

Too Cute is keeping Hope Watson’s spirit shining bright through uncertain times, especially this long weekend as the two cannot walk through town to show off their Easter finest and bring smiles to all. (Tammy Lee Bagg photo)
(Hana Smid photo)

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All around Trail are signs of gratitude to essential service workers who are keeping things up and running in times of pandemic. (Ron Wilson photo)

Silver City salute

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  • Apr 9, 2020
All around Trail are signs of gratitude to essential service workers who are keeping things up and running in times of pandemic. (Ron Wilson photo)