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Lawn mower races are popular at the Pass Creek Fall Fair. File photo

Pass Creek Fall Fair taking place this weekend

The 30th annual event takes place just outside of Castlegar

The Doukhobor Discovery Centre is hosting a borshch cook-off on Oct. 1. Photo: Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Doukhobor Discovery Centre hosting Borshch Cook-off 2022

Do you have the best borshch in town? Prove it on Oct. 1

The Touchstones Museum exhibit Back on Track features a working model train from the Creston Museum from the 1980s. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Train enthusiasts roll into Nelson for convention, exhibit

International conference coincided with Nelson museum’s history exhibit on trains in the Kootenays

The “Old Bags.” L-R: Elise Blood, Kathy Johnston, Karen Souter, Vicki Stevenson, Rith Desilets, Joanne Hilton, Sharon-Ann Gray and Dorothy Aaserud. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Ballad of the Bags

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

The “Old Bags.” L-R: Elise Blood, Kathy Johnston, Karen Souter, Vicki Stevenson, Rith Desilets, Joanne Hilton, Sharon-Ann Gray and Dorothy Aaserud. Photo: Trail Historical Society
The West Kootenay Toy Run cruised around the region Sunday. More than 260 drivers and passengers participated in the ride. The West Kootenay Toy Run Association has been riding since 1988, raising money through their love of motorcycling to support those in need throughout the region. The winner of this year’s raffle for a 2022 Harley-Davidson fatboy was Gord Oja from Enderby. Photos: Jennifer Small

PHOTOS: Riding for Kootenay kids

Annual Toy Run fundraiser cruises the West Kootenay

The West Kootenay Toy Run cruised around the region Sunday. More than 260 drivers and passengers participated in the ride. The West Kootenay Toy Run Association has been riding since 1988, raising money through their love of motorcycling to support those in need throughout the region. The winner of this year’s raffle for a 2022 Harley-Davidson fatboy was Gord Oja from Enderby. Photos: Jennifer Small
A customer picks up fresh corn and other garden varieties from Sharon St. Onge, owner of Super C’s Farm in Grand Forks. Photo: Submitted

Fruitvale Farmers Market plants new program

Connecting Local Growers to Community With BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupons

  • Sep 15, 2022
A customer picks up fresh corn and other garden varieties from Sharon St. Onge, owner of Super C’s Farm in Grand Forks. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Trail.SA/Instagram

Toy season starts in the West Kootenay

The 34th annual toy run went Sunday, Sept. 11, starting at 8 a.m. in Castlegar.

Photo: Trail.SA/Instagram
Elora van Jarrett. (submitted photo)

PODCAST: Elora van Jarrett – BC Wildfire Service crew leader

TODAY IN B.C.: Longtime firefighter has been stationed in Salmon Arm, Port Alberni

Elora van Jarrett. (submitted photo)
On May 5, 1971, the Queen, Princess Anne and Prince Philip spent time in Castlegar for British Columbia’s Centennial year and the opening of Selkirk College. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: When The Queen made a visit

Trail Blazers are historical features in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

On May 5, 1971, the Queen, Princess Anne and Prince Philip spent time in Castlegar for British Columbia’s Centennial year and the opening of Selkirk College. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about grandparents?

The second Sunday of September is National Grandparents Day in Canada

Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)
Photo: Submitted

Growing the next generation of Greater Trail greenthumbs

If you have a recent photo to share email: editor@trailtimes.ca

Photo: Submitted
Bert terHart. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST UPDATE: Bert terHart is paddling, portaging across Canada

TODAY IN B.C.: Adventurer is ahead of schedule to reach the Atlantic Ocean

Bert terHart. (Submitted photo)
Norm Murdoch, USW Local 480 Financial Secretary, presents this donation to Kara Hannigan, Foundation Board Director.

Trail Local 480 donates $5,000 to sick children’s fund

Gordy Steep Sick Children’s Fund provide financial assistance to families travelling for medical care

  • Sep 1, 2022
Norm Murdoch, USW Local 480 Financial Secretary, presents this donation to Kara Hannigan, Foundation Board Director.
Porter Family. (submitted photo)

PODCAST UPDATE: The Porter Family – Flying around the world

TODAY IN B.C.: They hope to raise $1 million for charity during the 14 month trip

Porter Family. (submitted photo)
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Seven Summits: Creating Adventures In Learning

Seven Summits is inviting new students to apply for its Scholar Awards for the 2022-23 school year

  • Aug 19, 2022
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Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘Could be we tolerate each other’: Shuswap couple to celebrate 72nd anniversary

Humour part of the glue that’s kept Cathy and Ernie Baynes together

  • Aug 18, 2022
Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Jason Heit. (photo submitted)

PODCAST: Jason Heit: From the boxing ring to security for the stars

TODAY IN B.C. Island fighter/trainer worked security for Drew Barrymore, Nicholas Cage

Jason Heit. (photo submitted)
Happy Birthday to Rose Anderson, a well-loved Trail resident who turned 100 years on Saturday. Photo: Submitted

Happy 100th birthday to Rose Anderson of Trail!

Rose turned 100 years on Saturday, Aug. 13

Happy Birthday to Rose Anderson, a well-loved Trail resident who turned 100 years on Saturday. Photo: Submitted
The Warm Hearts Charitable Foundation donated $5,000 to the Urodynamics Program at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH). This generous donation will help to purchase medical equipment for the Urology Department at KBRH and allow introduction of a new service for those living with chronic and/or complex urological conditions. Debbie Wood, second vice chair KBRH Health Foundation (right), has accepted this donation from Tracy Batch, Warm Hearts Charitable Foundation Board Member. Photo: Submitted

Warm Hearts donate to specialty care at Trail hospital

Urodynamics enables the enhanced diagnosis for those requiring complex urology care.

The Warm Hearts Charitable Foundation donated $5,000 to the Urodynamics Program at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH). This generous donation will help to purchase medical equipment for the Urology Department at KBRH and allow introduction of a new service for those living with chronic and/or complex urological conditions. Debbie Wood, second vice chair KBRH Health Foundation (right), has accepted this donation from Tracy Batch, Warm Hearts Charitable Foundation Board Member. Photo: Submitted
This iconic vintage British sports car, a Morgan, was a people’s choice contender at the 21st Annual Car Show at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Time to shine: Classic and antique automobiles converge at Shuswap event

R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum hosts 21st Annual Car Show

This iconic vintage British sports car, a Morgan, was a people’s choice contender at the 21st Annual Car Show at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)