Riders along the trail. (Kootenay Rockies Tourism photo)

Morning start: One incredible bike track is located in the Kootenays

Here is your Kootenay morning start for Friday, May 15

In case you missed it:

Students from a Castlegar school have showcased their creativity in a new video.

Click here for the story.

There is still uncertainty as to when Greater Trail elementary school students will return to school this year.

Click here for the story.

Fun fact of the day:

Did you know that the Seven Summits Trail is one of the most challenging bike tracks in the Kootenays?

The trail is around 32 kilometres long and takes bikers from Highway 3B near Nancy Greene Provincial Park to Highway 22 near the U.S. border.

View this post on Instagram

Taking on one of BC's "epic" trails 🏞

A post shared by Allannah Morpeth (@allannah.travels) on

Weather forecast by Environment Canada on Friday:

In Castlegar:

There will be a forty per cent chance of showers with a high of 20 C.

In Nakusp:

There will be a forty per cent chance of showers with a high of 20 C.

Rossland/Trail:

There will be a forty per cent chance of showers with a high of 20 C.

Video of the day:


@connortrembley
connor.trembley@castlegarnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

No charges yet in death of B.C. officer Allan Young

Police and Crown say the investigation is still underway

GoFundMe looks to restore Greenwood’s Tunnel of Flags

After 20 years of neglect, a crowdfunding campaign hopes to return the heritage site to former glory.

East Trail road an accident waiting to happen

Letter to the Editor from Leslie Gilbert of Trail

No clear option to help more Rosslanders access recreation facilities in Trail: Report

Rossland residents have had to pay double the cost to use the facilities in recent years

Nelson’s American sister city faces COVID-19 culture war

In Sandpoint, Idaho, wearing a mask is about Black Lives Matter, gun rights, and COVID-19

B.C. records 30-50 new COVID-19 cases a day over weekend, no new deaths

Many of those testing positive were identified by contact tracing for being linked to other confirmed infections

Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum: survey

The survey was conducted Aug. 7 to 9 among 1,513 Canadians and 1,003 Americans

Oh baby, what a birthday gift: $2.8M raised to help B.C. boy with rare disease

‘We are very thankful to everybody,’ Aryan Deol’s father says

‘Huckleberry’ the bear killed after B.C. residents admit to leaving garbage out for videos

North Shore Black Bear Society said it was local residents who created a ‘death sentence’ for bear

Police investigating after insults, expletives yelled at federal minister’s staff

A 90-second video circulating on social media appears to have been shot by the person who was yelling

5 B.C. First Nations call out Canada for ‘discriminatory’ food fish practices

West Coast nations say government ignoring court-won right to chinook and coho

Lost dog reunited with family 3 months after going missing on remote B.C. trail

‘The poor thing was skin and bones,’ says one of its Vancouver Island rescuers

B.C. marine ecologist wants Canada to sink its teeth into shark protection

Gulf Islands scientist says top predator under shocking threat from human behaviour

Rent-relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

Opposition trying to draw parallels between decision to have Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. run program and the WE controversy

Most Read