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The Riverside Food Bank Garden has 32 planters, most donated by individuals, local businesses, and several nonprofits. Located near the Trail walking bridge, the garden is maintained and harvested by volunteers. Everything grown at the site goes to Trail food banks and the shelter. “We are grateful to our sponsors,” saying Gina Ironmonger, incrEDIBLE market volunteer. She thanks the Kiwanis Club of Trail, Columbia Valley Greenhouses, Ye Olde Flower Shoppe, Trails Incredible Farmers Market and volunteers. Photo: Submitted

COVID doesn’t stop incrEDIBLE Trail volunteers from growing community bonds

The Riverside Food Bank Garden is located near the Columbia River Skywalk

 

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

 

A volunteer delivers food to families as part of a West Kootenay EcoSociety program. Photo: Submitted

Farms to Friends delivers 2,500th bag of food to families in need

The program services communities in the Nelson, Trail and Castlegar areas

A volunteer delivers food to families as part of a West Kootenay EcoSociety program. 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
During National Volunteer Week, hospices across B.C. are celebrating their dedicated volunteers who collectively support over 120,000 British Columbians annually with hospice palliative care. Photo: Matthew Bennett on Unsplash

Greater Trail volunteers, the heart of hospice care

National Volunteer Week runs from April 19 to April 25

During National Volunteer Week, hospices across B.C. are celebrating their dedicated volunteers who collectively support over 120,000 British Columbians annually with hospice palliative care. Photo: Matthew Bennett on Unsplash
Jack and Holly Hanson learning how to make waterproof matches with Scouter Melissa Cackette.

Beaver Valley kids keep scouting with COVID measures in place

From now until June 15, go to scoutpopcorn.ca to view options and order right to your door.

Jack and Holly Hanson learning how to make waterproof matches with Scouter Melissa Cackette.
L-R: Heather Hamer, property manager, presents Candice Radtke and Michael Cooper their five-year certificates from Scouts Canada alongside Victor Giraud, camp chairman. Photo: Submitted

Beaver Valley Scout leaders recognized for service

“It was great to be asked by national office to make this presentation on their behalf.”

L-R: Heather Hamer, property manager, presents Candice Radtke and Michael Cooper their five-year certificates from Scouts Canada alongside Victor Giraud, camp chairman. Photo: Submitted
Myrt Servatius alongside members of Kootenay Métis South dished up homemade bannock and soup after the flag raising at Trail City Hall, Nov. 15, 2019. *THIS PHOTO IS FROM 2019.* Photo: Trail Times

Kootenay South Métis leader recognized for dedication amid pandemic

Nominations came from boards, community members, co-workers, grandchildren, and friends.

Myrt Servatius alongside members of Kootenay Métis South dished up homemade bannock and soup after the flag raising at Trail City Hall, Nov. 15, 2019. *THIS PHOTO IS FROM 2019.* Photo: Trail Times
Walmart Trail representatives, Nicole, Charity Team Lead (left) and Ryan, Store Manager (right) presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Trail Walmart donates to regional hospital

Donation made to KBRH Health Foundation

Walmart Trail representatives, Nicole, Charity Team Lead (left) and Ryan, Store Manager (right) presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

Midway Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP
Chris Vlanich, president of Trail Kiwanis, and Jocelyn Johnson, volunteer, drew the winners for Ferraro Foods gift certificates. Photo: Submitted

Trail Kiwanis draws Christmas raffle winners

Everyone who bought a Christmas tree from the Kiwanis lot was entered into the draw

Chris Vlanich, president of Trail Kiwanis, and Jocelyn Johnson, volunteer, drew the winners for Ferraro Foods gift certificates. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Monika Stawowy on Unsplash

Kootenay Boundary Light-Up the Hospitals! goes virtual

Focus of Light-Up is the Chronic Pain Service Project at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

  • Dec 8, 2020
Photo: Monika Stawowy on Unsplash
Greater Trail nonprofits are funding Chromebooks for low income high school students. Photo: Unsplash

Kootenay Columbia counsellor aims to supply 100 Chromebooks for low income students

COVID has widened the gap between students who struggle with financial hardship and those who don’t

Greater Trail nonprofits are funding Chromebooks for low income high school students. Photo: Unsplash
Skool Aid volunteers help around 230 students living in a low-income bracket by supplying pencils, paper, and all the essentials they need for the school year. Photo: Ramakant Sharda on Unsplash
Skool Aid volunteers help around 230 students living in a low-income bracket by supplying pencils, paper, and all the essentials they need for the school year. Photo: Ramakant Sharda on Unsplash
Barb Johnson works to finish a piece that will be part of an online fundraiser for the Tuesday Morning Quilters. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Greater Trail quilters take their autumn sale online

Tuesday Morning Quilters turn to Facebook for their annual fundraiser

Barb Johnson works to finish a piece that will be part of an online fundraiser for the Tuesday Morning Quilters. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Photo: Irina Iriser on Unsplash

Thank you to the Trail bloomin’ volunteers

Trail Community in Bloom committee wraps up season

Photo: Irina Iriser on Unsplash
Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s Cpt. John Billwiller retired last month after 40 years with the department. He is pictured driving Hall 351’s 1957 International at a parade circa 2010. Photo: John Billwiller

“The people got older and the equipment got newer,” says retired Fire Captain John Billwiller

Billwiller was a volunteer firefighter in North Fork for 40 years

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s Cpt. John Billwiller retired last month after 40 years with the department. He is pictured driving Hall 351’s 1957 International at a parade circa 2010. Photo: John Billwiller
Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s Cpt. John Billwiller retired last month after 40 years with the department. He is pictured driving Hall 351’s 1957 International at a parade circa 2010. Photo: John Billwiller

“The people got older and the equipment got newer,” says retired Fire Captain John Billwiller

Billwiller was a volunteer firefighter in North Fork for 40 years

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s Cpt. John Billwiller retired last month after 40 years with the department. He is pictured driving Hall 351’s 1957 International at a parade circa 2010. Photo: John Billwiller
New leader at Habitat Southeast B.C.

New leader at Habitat Southeast B.C.

Elaine Pura is taking over the role of executive director, effective Oct. 1

New leader at Habitat Southeast B.C.