Kootenays

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Army exercises this weekend near Trail

The sound of gunfire may be more audible than usual

 

The Marnie Devlin rink captured bronze in Women’s Curling. From left: Devlin, Rose Beauchamp, Rhonda Baldwin, and Sandra Prentice. Photos: Courtesy of 55+ BC Games

Greater Trail athletes excel at 55+ BC Games

Abbotsford 55+ Games saw 2,500 athletes participate and over 1,000 volunteers

 

Beaver Valley Lions Club has donated $7,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation with $3,500 to the Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude Project and $3,500 to the Orthopedic Enhancement Project. Catherine Ellison, Vice President (right) and Ray Guesford, Treasurer of the BV Lions Club (middle) present this donation to Joanne Weninger, KBRH Health Foundation Board Member. Photo: Submitted

Beaver Valley Lions donate $7,000 to local health care

The Lions raise most of their donation funds through community Bingo games

 

Waneta hummingbird. Photo: David Dudeck

BC SPCA: Feeding hummingbirds over winter a full commitment

Clean feeders weekly with a solution of one part white vinegar to four parts water

Waneta hummingbird. Photo: David Dudeck
Photos: Erin Shuttleworth

Culture Days event goes Saturday at Trail market

Comic jam involves giving participants a panel to illustrate and add to the evolving narrative

Photos: Erin Shuttleworth
Thistle Farm grows garlic along Channel Road near Wynndel. Photo: Katie Roseboom Photography

Thistle Farm: Growing garlic fit for a king

“Our garlic is a labour of love, it’s planted, harvested, and cleaned by hand, every single bulb.”

  • Sep 17, 2023
Thistle Farm grows garlic along Channel Road near Wynndel. Photo: Katie Roseboom Photography
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Trail RCMP: Speeders and new in-car ticketing system

Report highlights from the Trail detachment for the second week of September

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Richard Cannings, NDP MP for the South Okanagan West Kootenay riding. Photo: Brennan Phillips

Housing crisis; the biggest problem in making lives more livable

Opinion piece from Richard Cannings

  • Sep 14, 2023
Richard Cannings, NDP MP for the South Okanagan West Kootenay riding. Photo: Brennan Phillips
The Parkbusters, a blend of Kootenay Robusters (in pink and black) and Parkland Dragon Boat Racing Club members from Edmonton (white and green), gather for a photo. The women raced together at the Penticton Dragon Boat festival on Sept. 9 and Sept. 10. With an average age of 63 they proved that dragon boating is a lifetime sport and you’re never too old to have fun. Photo: A random paddler walking by

Kootenay dragon boaters paddle in Penticton to celebrate end of season

Robusters would never let a detail like too few members get in the way of a competition

The Parkbusters, a blend of Kootenay Robusters (in pink and black) and Parkland Dragon Boat Racing Club members from Edmonton (white and green), gather for a photo. The women raced together at the Penticton Dragon Boat festival on Sept. 9 and Sept. 10. With an average age of 63 they proved that dragon boating is a lifetime sport and you’re never too old to have fun. Photo: A random paddler walking by
WeCanId Ride pedalling through Sandpoint, Idaho on Sept. 11. Photo: WeCanId

130 Rotarian cyclists pedalling through West Kootenay this week

WaCanId Ride is a partnership of the International Selkirk Loop and Rotary Clubs of District 5080

WeCanId Ride pedalling through Sandpoint, Idaho on Sept. 11. Photo: WeCanId
Trail police were unable to track down the camouflage pants wearer. Photo: James Wainscoat/Unsplash

Camouflage pants prompt complaint to Trail RCMP

Report highlights from the Trail detachment for the second week of September

Trail police were unable to track down the camouflage pants wearer. Photo: James Wainscoat/Unsplash
A skunk spotted in East Trail with a pop can stuck on its head. Photo: Trail RCMP

Skunk sighted in East Trail with pop can stuck on head

Report highlights from the Trail detachment for the second week of September

A skunk spotted in East Trail with a pop can stuck on its head. Photo: Trail RCMP
2023 West Kootenay Toy Run went Sunday, Sept. 10. Photos: Jen Small

Santa sighted in West Kootenay towns on Sunday

This is the 34th year the toy run has raised money and collected toys for local charities

2023 West Kootenay Toy Run went Sunday, Sept. 10. Photos: Jen Small
Poster and image submitted by the West Kootenay Toy Run.

West Kootenay Toy Run rolls through towns on Sunday

This is the 34th year the toy run has raised money and collected toys for local charities

Poster and image submitted by the West Kootenay Toy Run.
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Trail RCMP: Theft, phishing scam, and rollovers

Report highlights from the Trail detachment post Labour Day

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Property owners had to clear truck loads of refuse left behind by a squatter at a Marsh Creek property outside of Fruitvale. Photos: Submitted

West Kootenay landowners frustrated, cleaning up squatter’s mess

Over 14 truckloads of garbage and recyclables hauled from rural property

Property owners had to clear truck loads of refuse left behind by a squatter at a Marsh Creek property outside of Fruitvale. Photos: Submitted
In natural habitats, black bears are active during the day. However, they often become nocturnal to avoid contact in areas with high human activity, such as dumps and campsites. Photo: Samantha Holomay/Black Press

Trail RCMP: Increased reports on encounters with bears

Trail RCMP and the BC Conservation Officer Service say they’ve been responding…

In natural habitats, black bears are active during the day. However, they often become nocturnal to avoid contact in areas with high human activity, such as dumps and campsites. Photo: Samantha Holomay/Black Press
The fundraiser runs from Sept. 4 to Oct. 15. Photo: Unsplash

Fundraiser in memory of Kootenay surgeon kicks off Sept. 4

Operation Owatz aims to raise $30,000 to benefit surgical patients at KBRH

The fundraiser runs from Sept. 4 to Oct. 15. Photo: Unsplash
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Power outage to 5,900 homes in Trail area overnight

FortisBC: Heavy winds the likely cause

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Photo: Jim Bailey

Hazy skies prevail in Greater Trail

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  • Aug 25, 2023
Photo: Jim Bailey