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The Welcome Back Monarchs planting day was part of the society’s Pollination Pathway initiative and TLC’S Fort Shepherd Conservancy Area’s ongoing land stewardship programming. Photo: Submitted

Volunteers add 1,000 native plants to Fort Shepherd

Fort Shepherd has experienced loss of biodiversity from industrial pollution and off-road vehicles

 

Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash

Kootenay Rotaries feel the pinch after gaming branch scuttles online Bingo

Community groups across the province will be impacted by decision to cancel online Rotary Bingo

 

L-R: Scott Daniels, Trail Elderly Citizens Housing Society for Jubilee Place; Helen Graham, Rotary Club of Trail; Mike Ramsay, Rotary Club of Rossland; and Juris Harlamovs, Rotary Club of Waneta. Photo: Bob Alton

Trail, Rossland, Waneta Rotaries join hands to help low-income seniors

$3,000 donation will be invested in an upgraded elevator at Jubilee Place

 

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
Rotary Park is looking particularly pretty and perennial with the addition of mulch. Photo: Rachael Brown

So ‘mulch’ fun in Trail park

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Rotary Park is looking particularly pretty and perennial with the addition of mulch. Photo: Rachael Brown
Photo: Scott Daniels

Jubilee Place marks 40-year milestone in downtown Trail

Doors to Jubilee Place officially opened Oct. 20, 1982.

Photo: Scott Daniels
Bremen Sims of Fruitvale is leaving to study for a year abroad as an exchange student in Germany. Photo: Unsplash

‘Gute Reise’ to a Kootenay Columbia student

Bremen has been accepted at a high school in Louer, Northern Germany, to complete his Grade 12.

  • Jun 9, 2022
Bremen Sims of Fruitvale is leaving to study for a year abroad as an exchange student in Germany. Photo: Unsplash
The health foundation at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) has received a donation of $6,500+ from the Castlegar Rotary Club. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar Rotary donates to respiratory care at KBRH

Donation will support the purchase of a Cough Assist Machine at KBRH.

The health foundation at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) has received a donation of $6,500+ from the Castlegar Rotary Club. Photo: Submitted
An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
These are the supplies included inside a ShelterBox, which will be delivered to a family in Ukraine. (Contributed photo, via ShelterBox)

Rossland Rotary launches ShelterBox initiative in support of Ukraine

Rossland Rotary rallies residents to donate at ShelterBox event downtown on Saturday

These are the supplies included inside a ShelterBox, which will be delivered to a family in Ukraine. (Contributed photo, via ShelterBox)
L-R: Rotary Club of Trail President Bruce Fawcett; Salvation Army Officers Andrew and Olivia Sweet; Richard Fish, Rotary President Elect; and Rotary Carol Festival Co-ordinator Ardith White with the $2,270 presentation cheque for the Salvation Army in lieu of the Carol Festival. Photo: Submitted

Rotary Club of Trail hopeful to carol this year

In the meantime, Rotary Bingo raises money for locals in-need

L-R: Rotary Club of Trail President Bruce Fawcett; Salvation Army Officers Andrew and Olivia Sweet; Richard Fish, Rotary President Elect; and Rotary Carol Festival Co-ordinator Ardith White with the $2,270 presentation cheque for the Salvation Army in lieu of the Carol Festival. Photo: Submitted
Foundation Board Director, Paul Butler (centre, left), accepted this donation from Rotary Club of Rossland representative, Mike Ramsey (left), Rotary Club of Trail President, Bruce Fawcett (centre, right), and Rotary Club of Waneta Sunshine representative, Maddy Harlamovs (right).

Rotarians donate to Kootenay-Boundary respiratory care

Funds will be used to help treat sleep apnea at KBRH

Foundation Board Director, Paul Butler (centre, left), accepted this donation from Rotary Club of Rossland representative, Mike Ramsey (left), Rotary Club of Trail President, Bruce Fawcett (centre, right), and Rotary Club of Waneta Sunshine representative, Maddy Harlamovs (right).
Trail Rotarians, blooming volunteers and Take a Hike students came together the first week of November to plant almost 1,000 bulbs that will surely beautify the city this coming spring. Photo: Submitted

Growing an inclusive Trail community, one bulb at a time

Students, volunteers and Rotarians planted 1,000 bulbs around Trail to blossom in the spring

Trail Rotarians, blooming volunteers and Take a Hike students came together the first week of November to plant almost 1,000 bulbs that will surely beautify the city this coming spring. Photo: Submitted
Online Rotary bingo has proven incredibly popular since its launch last year in Golden. Now local Rotary clubs have to decide who to give the proceeds to.

Rossland Rotary Club looks for bingo beneficiaries

If you have a worthy cause, you might be able to tap funding from online bingo games.

  • Jul 19, 2021
Online Rotary bingo has proven incredibly popular since its launch last year in Golden. Now local Rotary clubs have to decide who to give the proceeds to.
Rotary eClub of Waneta Sunshine, alongside members from the Kootenay Native Plant Society and Trail Wildlife Association, joined together for a day of planting at Fort Shepherd. The Waneta Sunshine eClub was granted funds through an Express Grant from District 5080 to plant 50 shrubs which support pollinator opportunities at Fort Shepherd. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay conservation partners plant pollinator ‘superfoods’ at Fort Shepherd

TLC welcomes community groups to Fort Shepherd who would like to help local ecosystems thrive

Rotary eClub of Waneta Sunshine, alongside members from the Kootenay Native Plant Society and Trail Wildlife Association, joined together for a day of planting at Fort Shepherd. The Waneta Sunshine eClub was granted funds through an Express Grant from District 5080 to plant 50 shrubs which support pollinator opportunities at Fort Shepherd. Photos: Submitted
Trail Rotary Club president Cam Rauschenberger presented a cheque for $5,000 to Sanctuary staff Linda Benedict and Cassie Dunn. Photo: Submitted

Rotary funds help Sanctuary restart

Rotary donation is from proceeds of Rotary’s Friday night Bingo games held on Facebook

Trail Rotary Club president Cam Rauschenberger presented a cheque for $5,000 to Sanctuary staff Linda Benedict and Cassie Dunn. Photo: Submitted
Trail Community in Bloom volunteers dug into a new project in Shaver’s Bench on Friday. Photo: Submitted

Let’s bring on the tomatoes, Trail!

The 23-unit complex called the Senior Citizens Villa is located on 7th Avenue in Shaver’s Bench

Trail Community in Bloom volunteers dug into a new project in Shaver’s Bench on Friday. Photo: Submitted
Lucky winner June Hills, of Trail, netted $5,083 playing @RotaryCommunityOnlineBingo on Friday night via Facebook. Photo: Submitted

Trail player wins big jackpot in Rotary Community Online Bingo

Cards for regular games go on sale every Sunday

Lucky winner June Hills, of Trail, netted $5,083 playing @RotaryCommunityOnlineBingo on Friday night via Facebook. Photo: Submitted
Rotary Club Community Bingo goes every Friday night, purchase tickets online.

Rotary community Bingo growing by leaps and bounds

It’s been so popular, that the Rotary clubs have the difficult task of sharing the funds raised

Rotary Club Community Bingo goes every Friday night, purchase tickets online.
Close to 30 vehicles with supporters turned out at the 100-Rosslanders who care presentation at Red Mountain.

Rotary hosts ‘100 Rosslanders Who Care’ presentation

Rossland Society for Environmental Action awarded grand prize at the Rotary fundraiser

Close to 30 vehicles with supporters turned out at the 100-Rosslanders who care presentation at Red Mountain.