Columbia Basin

Jubilee Park in downtown Trail on Aug. 19 overlooking the Columbia River. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Trust invites feedback on strategic plan draft

Columbia Basin Trust asks for feedback from residents to help guide future activities

 

(Photo by James Day on Unsplash)

Heat wave headed to the Kootenays

Temperatures are forecast to soar until mid-week

 

The Columbia River shoreline in Trail. (Jessee Regnier photo)

As Columbia River Treaty negotiators get serious, Basin residents must speak up

Message from the Upper Columbia Basin Environmental Collaborative

  • Jul 15, 2020

 

The affordable housing build, called Columbia Park, is expected to be tenant-ready next spring. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Trail affordable housing complex takes shape

Columbia Park will house nine households of various sizes in spring 2021

The affordable housing build, called Columbia Park, is expected to be tenant-ready next spring. (Sheri Regnier photo)
The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust developing short-term plan to guide activities

The trust is adapting to pandemic circumstances to continue to serve the region

The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
Joli Mwinyi from Crawford Bay is a recipient of the 2020 Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship. Photo submitted

Columbia Basin Trust announces Neil Muth Scholarship recipients

The winners are from Rossland, Crawford Bay and Montrose

Joli Mwinyi from Crawford Bay is a recipient of the 2020 Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship. Photo submitted
Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward in response to ongoing COVID-related developments. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust expands programming to support businesses

The revised programs will help local businesses to reopen and modify operations

Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward in response to ongoing COVID-related developments. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
Townsend’s Big-eared Bat is one of the species counted during the BC Annual Bat Count. (Aimee Mitchell photo)

Fact: B.C. bats don’t carry or spread COVID

BC Annual Bat Count goes this summer, citizens encouraged to take part

Townsend’s Big-eared Bat is one of the species counted during the BC Annual Bat Count. (Aimee Mitchell photo)
Trust starts two new programs for Basin food producers. (Trust photo)

New programs launched for Basin food producers

Columbia Basin Trust starts wage subsidy and loan programs this month

Trust starts two new programs for Basin food producers. (Trust photo)
REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. Townsman file photo.

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for Fruitvale

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.

REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. Townsman file photo.
B.C. nonprofit offers free educational resources for teachers, parents

B.C. nonprofit offers free educational resources for teachers, parents

JABC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating youth in business and leadership.

B.C. nonprofit offers free educational resources for teachers, parents
Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)

Columbia River Treaty talks returned to Washington, D.C. last week

Next round of Columbia River Treaty negotiation meetings are TBA

View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)
Columbia Basin Trust is hosting 36 community meetings across the Basin in the coming months, gathering insight to update its management plan. To have your say in-person, locally, the first opportunity will be in Trail on Thursday, March 12.

Trail open house part of Basin-wide public engagement

Trail event goes Thursday, March 12 from 2-6 p.m., and guided discussion from 6-8 p.m.

Columbia Basin Trust is hosting 36 community meetings across the Basin in the coming months, gathering insight to update its management plan. To have your say in-person, locally, the first opportunity will be in Trail on Thursday, March 12.
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Burglar swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo