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The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children Katie Hrgovic, Stefanie Hergovic, Faith Schofield and Tristan Schofield will air on Feb. 16. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar family competes on Family Feud Canada

The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children will air on Feb. 16

The KBRH Health Foundation has received a $5,325 donation from the members of the First Presbyterian Church of Trail. This donation will support the Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude Project, prioritizing restoration of the garden courtyard areas at Columbia View Lodge, ensuring they are fully accessible and usable. L-R: Mission Committee Members, Lottie Bonin and Esther Brown presented this donation to Doug Sperry, KBRH Health Foundation Board Member. Photo: Submitted

Greater Trail community steps up for regional health care

Donations to music therapy, hospital care and greatest need fund

The Rossland Arts Centre Society is rallying residents to vote for the Rossland Drill Hall in the the Next Great Save competition, a contest designed to help revitalize outstanding heritage sites. (Photo: Shauna Davis)

Rossland Arts Society looks for support in Next Great Save contest

Go online and vote for Rossland Drill Hall in national contest to help restore heritage buildings

Steven Walker died after a short battle with colon cancer. Photo: GoFundMe screenshot

Father of Castlegar’s New Year’s baby dies after short battle with cancer

A fundraiser launched this week to support the family of Steve Walker

Steven Walker died after a short battle with colon cancer. Photo: GoFundMe screenshot
A GoFundMe page has been set up for Meadow Moonflower Mullaney. (GoFundMe/ screenshot)

Fundraiser for child survivor of crash near Castlegar reaches $75,000 in first week

The toddler’s parents and newborn brother were killed in the two-vehicle collision

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Meadow Moonflower Mullaney. (GoFundMe/ screenshot)
January’s dance session drew more than 80 people ready to cut a rug. Photo: Submitted

Dances return; Greater Trail seniors invited to join the fun

Adults and seniors are welcome, admission is $5.

January’s dance session drew more than 80 people ready to cut a rug. Photo: Submitted
Columbia Basin Trust has committed more than $1 million for community trail upgrades in the Kootenays including those in Rossland and Fruitvale. (Jim Bailey photo)

Columbia Basin Trust supports trail improvements and trail-crew jobs

Columbia Basin Trust is helping to build and improve trail networks throughout…

Columbia Basin Trust has committed more than $1 million for community trail upgrades in the Kootenays including those in Rossland and Fruitvale. (Jim Bailey photo)
The sign of Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity. 2023 is predicted to be a year of hope. Photo: Unsplash

Year of the Rabbit

People born in a year of the Rabbit are believed to be vigilant, witty, quick-minded, and ingenious

The sign of Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity. 2023 is predicted to be a year of hope. Photo: Unsplash
Left to right: Penticton Vees Bradly Nadeau, Ryan Hopkins, Aydar Suniev and Josh Nadeau will be participating in BCHL’s 60th Anniversary Prospects game at the SOEC Friday night. The weekend All Star and Alumni games continue Saturday at the outdoor rink. (Logan Lockhart Western News)

Expect large crowds, road closure near Penticton’s outdoor rink for BCHL all-star games

Martin Street partially closed Saturday while alumni, skills and all star games take place

Left to right: Penticton Vees Bradly Nadeau, Ryan Hopkins, Aydar Suniev and Josh Nadeau will be participating in BCHL’s 60th Anniversary Prospects game at the SOEC Friday night. The weekend All Star and Alumni games continue Saturday at the outdoor rink. (Logan Lockhart Western News)
Seven Summits student Parks Boutilier gets some air time while free skiing with friends. 
(Wyatt Joyce photo)

Seven Summits: Credit to shred it

Parks Boutilier came to Seven Summits Centre for Learning in Grade 10…

Seven Summits student Parks Boutilier gets some air time while free skiing with friends. 
(Wyatt Joyce photo)
On behalf of Rossland Ladies Auxiliary #14, Joan Lafond donates $8,000 to the Legion via Ray VanDen Nieuwenhof, past president of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #14 (Rossland). Photo: Submitted

Ladies auxiliary donates $8,000 to Rossland Legion

We support them whenever they need us, said auxiliary member Sharon Lussier

On behalf of Rossland Ladies Auxiliary #14, Joan Lafond donates $8,000 to the Legion via Ray VanDen Nieuwenhof, past president of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #14 (Rossland). Photo: Submitted
Adopt a Senior for Christmas was made special by all the generous gifts contributed by Greater Trail residents and businesses. Photo: Submitted

Christmas cheer delivered to Greater Trail seniors

Volunteers make holidays brighter for 144 residents

Adopt a Senior for Christmas was made special by all the generous gifts contributed by Greater Trail residents and businesses. Photo: Submitted
Members of staff place the copies of the new book by Prince Harry called “Spare” at a book store in London, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Prince Harry’s memoir “Spare” went on sale in bookstores on Tuesday, providing a varied portrait of the Duke of Sussex and the royal family. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

QUIZ: How well do you know the royals?

Prince Harry’s book, Spare, has been attracting plenty of attention

Members of staff place the copies of the new book by Prince Harry called “Spare” at a book store in London, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Prince Harry’s memoir “Spare” went on sale in bookstores on Tuesday, providing a varied portrait of the Duke of Sussex and the royal family. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
The South Country Trails and Recreation Association is improving the West Jaffray trail system and purchasing equipment with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

Columbia Basin Trust supports trail improvements and trail-crew jobs throughout the region

Columbia Basin Trust is supporting trail projects throughout the Kootenays. Some trails…

The South Country Trails and Recreation Association is improving the West Jaffray trail system and purchasing equipment with support from Columbia Basin Trust.
Ashley Hodgson, Annick de Goede and Thomas Hodgson organized the Adopt a Family for the Holidays campaign that made a difference for more than 80 families. Photo: Jim Bailey

Adopt a family campaign reaches more than 80 Greater Trail families

Trail business rallies community to brighten holidays for those in need over Christmas

Ashley Hodgson, Annick de Goede and Thomas Hodgson organized the Adopt a Family for the Holidays campaign that made a difference for more than 80 families. Photo: Jim Bailey
Black Jack skier Julien Locke is seeking nordic skiers to test out his new Nordic Pulse ski app, and offer feedback. (Seb Dandurand photo)

Nordic Pulse seeks test pilots for new ski app

Nordic Pulse creator Julien Locke is seeking feedback from local skiers testing the new skiers’ app

Black Jack skier Julien Locke is seeking nordic skiers to test out his new Nordic Pulse ski app, and offer feedback. (Seb Dandurand photo)
Reign Aspen Walker was the first baby in 2023 to be born at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Submitted photo

Castlegar family welcomes regional hospital’s New Year’s baby

Reign Aspen Walker was the first baby born in 2023 at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Reign Aspen Walker was the first baby in 2023 to be born at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Submitted photo
Seven Summit students participated in an Avalanche training program. Photo Credit: Daniel Ouellet

Seven Summits: Forecasting safety for backcountry

Students learn a balance of classroom theory and then solidify this by exercising field experience

Seven Summit students participated in an Avalanche training program. Photo Credit: Daniel Ouellet
Sr. Warriors goalie Paul Barclay backstopped Rossland to a 3-2 victory on Friday against the Powell River Regals at the Rossland Arena. On Saturday, the Sr. Warriors offence exploded in an 8-5 win over Powell River. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland Warriors sweep Powell River Regals

Rossland Sr. Warriors fill the net in 8-5 win on Saturday, hold on for a close 3-2 victory on Friday

Sr. Warriors goalie Paul Barclay backstopped Rossland to a 3-2 victory on Friday against the Powell River Regals at the Rossland Arena. On Saturday, the Sr. Warriors offence exploded in an 8-5 win over Powell River. (Jim Bailey photo)
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