Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

The second annual Operation Owatz event crossed the finish line, meeting its fundraising goal of $30,000. L-R: Lindy Welsby, Operation Owatz event organizer; Sandra Owatz, Operation Owatz event organizer and wife of Dr. Todd Owatz; and Dr. Andrew Schumacher, General Surgeon and colleague and friend of Dr. Owatz; presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Operation Owatz hits $30K goal to benefit Kootenay Boundary patients

Movement challenge/fundraiser in memory of KBRH surgeon Dr. Todd Owatz

 

“We encourage everyone to support Light-Up on December 2, and donate to our local healthcare sites to ensure your contributions improve patient care right here in the Kootenay Boundary,” says Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Diego PH/Unsplash

Light Up The Hospitals! Pledge Day returning live to Trail mall

Who’s ready for children fa la la’ing, fiddlers a fiddlin’, dancers a…

 

Photo: Times file

COVID outbreak declared over at Trail hospital

Interior Health confirms seven COVID cases, no death

 

L-R: Leanne Heppell, executive vice president and chief ambulance officer at BC Emergency Health Services; Bruce Moffat, service medal recipient; and Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Photo: Submitted

B.C. paramedic, formerly of Trail, recognized for 30 years of exemplary service

Bruce Moffat awarded an Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal

L-R: Leanne Heppell, executive vice president and chief ambulance officer at BC Emergency Health Services; Bruce Moffat, service medal recipient; and Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Photo: Submitted
On Nov. 9, Interior Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Photo: Times file

COVID outbreak declared at Trail hospital, 7 confirmed cases

As of Nov. 14, there were six IH facilities in the throes of a COVID-19 outbreak, including KBRH

On Nov. 9, Interior Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Photo: Times file
For information on the proposed Lower Columbia Community Health Centre Network, visit: kootenayclinics.org. Photo: Canadian Press

Learn about the Lower Columbia Community Health Centre proposal

Group proposing new health centre to serve Rossland, Warfield, Trail, Montrose, Fruitvale, Area A & B

For information on the proposed Lower Columbia Community Health Centre Network, visit: kootenayclinics.org. Photo: Canadian Press
Dr. Paul Raju and Nurse Emily LaRochelle helped acquire supplies at the Trail hospital to send to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay medical staff send aid to children’s hospital in Sri Lanka

Kootenay nurses were able to collect and transfer 80 endrotracheal tubes and 48 laryngeal masks

Dr. Paul Raju and Nurse Emily LaRochelle helped acquire supplies at the Trail hospital to send to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos: Submitted
Heather Brandvold, Director and Designated Grants Committee Chair of the Le Roi Community Foundation (right), presents their donation to Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation Executive Director. Photo: Submitted

Foundation donates to Trail care home garden

Columbia View Lodge is located on Laburnum Drive

Heather Brandvold, Director and Designated Grants Committee Chair of the Le Roi Community Foundation (right), presents their donation to Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation Executive Director. Photo: Submitted
Jody Pistak, Vice President and Chair, Le Roi Community Foundation (right) presents their donation to John Sullivan, Secretary, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Foundation donates $3,000 to seniors music program in Trail

Poplar Ridge and CVL are Interior Health facilities in the City of Trail

Jody Pistak, Vice President and Chair, Le Roi Community Foundation (right) presents their donation to John Sullivan, Secretary, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
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Trail Legion donates to gratitude garden

Gratitude Garden coming to Columbia View Lodge

Photo: Submitted
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Kootenay Savings employees donate to greatest needs fund

This generous donation was made in honour of Credit Union Day

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Royal Canadian Legion Trail Branch # 11 donated $2,000 from their Poppy Fund to the Ambulatory Care Campaign. Photo: Submitted

Trail Legion donates to ambulatory care

2022 poppy distribution begins Friday

Royal Canadian Legion Trail Branch # 11 donated $2,000 from their Poppy Fund to the Ambulatory Care Campaign. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Paul Butler, Foundation Board Member, accepts this donation from Richard Fish, Trail Rotary President, and Maddie Harlemovs, Waneta Rotary Secretary. Photo: Submitted

3 new baby bassinets for Trail hospital thanks to local Rotaries

Trail, Waneta-Sunrise and Rossland Rotary Clubs joined together to donate to the cause

L-R: Paul Butler, Foundation Board Member, accepts this donation from Richard Fish, Trail Rotary President, and Maddie Harlemovs, Waneta Rotary Secretary. Photo: Submitted
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Trail No Frills staff raises $59K and counting for local cancer care

The daisy campaign is in memory of Kim and Lee Page

Photo: Submitted
The incident was report the night of Thursday, Oct. 6. Image: RCMP logo

Man arrested for impersonating doctor and going on rampage at Trail hospital

The Trail man, 39 was later released from police custody on several conditions.

The incident was report the night of Thursday, Oct. 6. Image: RCMP logo
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Rossland Legion donates $5,000 to hospital

Donation to support multiple departments and facilities

Photo: Submitted
“ … we extend our heartfelt thanks to the many who work and/or are associated with our Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital,” writes Ardith White. Photo: File

‘Many, many caring hands manage our hospital’

Letter to the Editor from Ardith White of Trail

  • Sep 29, 2022
“ … we extend our heartfelt thanks to the many who work and/or are associated with our Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital,” writes Ardith White. Photo: File
From Oct. 1 to Oct. 4 patients and visitors will temporarily be directed to the ambulance bay entrance at KBRH. Photo: Trail Times

Main entrance at Trail hospital closed for renovations Oct. 1 to Oct. 4

The emergency department entrance is not impacted by this work

From Oct. 1 to Oct. 4 patients and visitors will temporarily be directed to the ambulance bay entrance at KBRH. Photo: Trail Times
Paying It Forward: The metal art piece was donated to residents, families and workers in Poplar Ridge Pavilion. Photo: Sheri Regnier

‘Gratitude’ gifted to health-care workers at hospital in Trail

On a sunny Friday, Candace brought “Gratitude” to the hospital and quietly donated it to Poplar Ridge

Paying It Forward: The metal art piece was donated to residents, families and workers in Poplar Ridge Pavilion. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The KBRH Gratitude Mural by Tyler Toews was unveiled in June 2021. L-R: Kala Draney, third year med student, Dr. Scot Mountain, Diane Shendruk from IH, Dr. Carolyn Stark, Dr. Sue Benzer, Dr. Kristen Edge, James Brotherhood, Dr. Dennis Small, and Dr. Sue Babensee. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay cancer patient thanks Interior Health staff for caring

Letter from Gerry Sobie and family, Castlegar

  • Sep 18, 2022
The KBRH Gratitude Mural by Tyler Toews was unveiled in June 2021. L-R: Kala Draney, third year med student, Dr. Scot Mountain, Diane Shendruk from IH, Dr. Carolyn Stark, Dr. Sue Benzer, Dr. Kristen Edge, James Brotherhood, Dr. Dennis Small, and Dr. Sue Babensee. Photo: Submitted