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Artist launches new business with help of 7S educator

Former school first client for Mystic Design owner Hailey Revolone, a Seven Summits alumna

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Montrose resident Kimba McLean has hiked Antenna Trail every day since October and counting. Photo: Jim Bailey

Montrose man makes daily trek up Antenna Trail

Kimba McLean put on more than 800-km hiking Antenna Trail every day for the past six months

Montrose resident Kimba McLean has hiked Antenna Trail every day since October and counting. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in March hit a record high as they continued their rebound from the lows of earlier this year when the COVID-19 froze the market. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Seller’s market continues for Kootenay homeowners

In Trail, sales were up almost 40 per cent from the same time last year …

The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in March hit a record high as they continued their rebound from the lows of earlier this year when the COVID-19 froze the market. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Trail Coffee Company’s Maddie Van Horn is making the best out of the province’s latest health orders, and invites patrons to enjoy a hand-roasted coffee on her new patio. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail coffee shop owner serving it up on outdoor patio

March 31, the PHO shut down pubs and restaurants to indoor dining.

Trail Coffee Company’s Maddie Van Horn is making the best out of the province’s latest health orders, and invites patrons to enjoy a hand-roasted coffee on her new patio. Photo: Jim Bailey
Champion Lakes Golf Course manager Kevin Nesbitt tees off on the first hole on a sunny afternoon. Golfers can make their tee times now and tee off on Saturday for the opening of the Champion Lakes course. Photo: Jim Bailey

Champion Lakes Golf Course tees off April 17

Golfers can make their tee times for the opening of Champion Lakes golf course on Saturday

Champion Lakes Golf Course manager Kevin Nesbitt tees off on the first hole on a sunny afternoon. Golfers can make their tee times now and tee off on Saturday for the opening of the Champion Lakes course. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness made 40 saves as the Smokies held on for a 3-2 victory over the Penticton Vees on Wednesday at the South Okanagan Event Centre. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

Trail Smoke Eaters end Penticton Vees unbeaten streak

Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter scored the game winner in a 3-2 victory over the Penticton Vees

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness made 40 saves as the Smokies held on for a 3-2 victory over the Penticton Vees on Wednesday at the South Okanagan Event Centre. Photo: Stephen Piccolo
The Trail Smoke Eaters fell 6-1 to the Penticton Vees on Sunday, their third loss to the perennial BCHL powerhouse six games into the 20-game season. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

Penticton Vees dominant in win over Trail Smoke Eaters

Trail Smoke Eaters enjoy two day break until their fourth meeting with Penticton Vees on Wednesday

The Trail Smoke Eaters fell 6-1 to the Penticton Vees on Sunday, their third loss to the perennial BCHL powerhouse six games into the 20-game season. Photo: Stephen Piccolo
Carol Hobbs DeRosa and Brenda Hooper are rallying the community to help raise funds to finish the St. Andrews Church revitalization. Photo: submitted

Community spirit call for church renos

St. Andrews Church looking to build new foundation for Rossland community

Carol Hobbs DeRosa and Brenda Hooper are rallying the community to help raise funds to finish the St. Andrews Church revitalization. Photo: submitted
Rossland council approved the design of a potential development on Washington St. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland development design given green light

Aerie development provides five efficiently designed units to add to affordable housing stock.

Rossland council approved the design of a potential development on Washington St. Photo: Jim Bailey
Rossland council approved the design of a potential development on Washington St. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland development design given green light

Aerie development provides five efficiently designed units to add to affordable housing stock.

Rossland council approved the design of a potential development on Washington St. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Chase Dafoe was named team captain for the upcoming BCHL 20-game season starting on Friday, Apr. 2. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters name leadership group

Chase Dafoe will captain the Trail Smoke Eaters when they begin play in the Penticton pod Friday

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Chase Dafoe was named team captain for the upcoming BCHL 20-game season starting on Friday, Apr. 2. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters development camps will start at the beginning of April. (Jim Bailey photo)

Smoke Eaters development camps set to go in April

The Smoke Eaters have scheduled camps for all age categories, from U7 to U18

Trail Smoke Eaters development camps will start at the beginning of April. (Jim Bailey photo)
Rossland was ranked in the top five of the most livable places in Canada. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland ranks top five for Canada’s most livable city

The survey revealed that one of the top deciding factors when looking for where to move is scenery

Rossland was ranked in the top five of the most livable places in Canada. Photo: Jim Bailey
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.
A shopper leaves a store carrying his groceries in plastic bags. Photo: Canadian Press

Rossland adopts plastic bag ban

According to the bylaw, businesses can charge 25 cents for a paper bag and $2 for a reusable bag

A shopper leaves a store carrying his groceries in plastic bags. Photo: Canadian Press
Waneta and Seven Mile Dams Hydro-Grants-in-Lieu reserve will help fund Beaver Valley Parks and East Transit Service projects. Photo: Jim Bailey

Greater Trail communities access Dam reserves for major projects

RDKB okays $350,000 in Dam funding for Beaver Valley Parks and East Transit Service projects

Waneta and Seven Mile Dams Hydro-Grants-in-Lieu reserve will help fund Beaver Valley Parks and East Transit Service projects. Photo: Jim Bailey
Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue

First responders douse grass fire, attend MVI on Thursday afternoon

Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue attended their second grass fire in a week, and it’s only March

Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue
Bringing Community to Your Door is a program that provides hot meals for Greater Trails vulnerable families and individuals. Photos: Submitted

Home-cooked meal delivery in Greater Trail comes with a side of community goodwill

Food security is becoming a major concern for communities, when unemployment and isolation is high

Bringing Community to Your Door is a program that provides hot meals for Greater Trails vulnerable families and individuals. Photos: Submitted
West Kootenay Bags of Love Foundation prepares packages filled with essential care products and comfort items for all age groups in the West Kootenay region who are experiencing hardship or crisis.

Smoke Eaters, Shaw team up with West Kootenay Bags of Love

Shaw will match every texted-donation to West Kootenay Bags of Love Foundation

West Kootenay Bags of Love Foundation prepares packages filled with essential care products and comfort items for all age groups in the West Kootenay region who are experiencing hardship or crisis.
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness and forward Chase Dafoe look forward to some meaningful competition when the BCHL resumes next week. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters wrap up quarantine, ready for spring season

“But we’ve made so many concessions this year, we weren’t going to let that stop us.”

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness and forward Chase Dafoe look forward to some meaningful competition when the BCHL resumes next week. Photo: Jim Bailey