Columbia Basin

The Trail CBAL office is located at 1160 Cedar Ave. Photo: Trail Times

Columbia Basin and Boundary literacy programs get a funding boost

Funds help create learning opportunities for families and adults across the Basin and Boundary

 

The man was extricated and taken to shore via the regional rescue boat. Photo: Trail Times file

Emergency call for help prompts advisory for Greater Trail

To get the man out safely and quickly, firefighters used the rescue boat to extricate him.

 

A $34,520 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation’s ICU/HART Project was made from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) through Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program. The foundation is grateful to the RDKB and the Trust for this investment in regional health care. Diane Langman, RDKB chair, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of the City of Trail, City of Rossland, Village of Warfield and Area B. Photo: Submitted

Big boost for Kootenay Boundary ICU/HART Project

Money raised will be invested a range of new equipment

 

CBAL opens workshop to help seniors safely navigate the internet. Photo: Jim Bailey

Greater Trail seniors encouraged to sign up for online safety workshop

Greater Trail seniors will have an opportunity to ramp up their computer…

CBAL opens workshop to help seniors safely navigate the internet. Photo: Jim Bailey
Located outside of Trail FAIR on Columbia Avenue, a 12-by-12-foot enclosed gazebo is bringing visibility to Indigenous culture in the community. Photo: Submitted

New space created in Trail to host inclusive ceremonies and practices

Gazebo designed and constructed by Ron Sorenson of Lone Rock Contracting with culture in mind

  • May 6, 2021
Located outside of Trail FAIR on Columbia Avenue, a 12-by-12-foot enclosed gazebo is bringing visibility to Indigenous culture in the community. Photo: Submitted
Sunshine Daycare

Trust helps out childcare services across Basin

Improvements, new equipment and more spaces coming to 80 Basin facilities

Sunshine Daycare
Lower Kootenay Band, Yaqan Nukiy School, Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society will have improved internet connectivity with support from the Trust. Supporting connectivity to the new Lower Kootenay Band health and administration building pictured initiated the project. Photo: Columbia Basin Trust

Columbia Basin nonprofits given boost to update technology

Columbia Basin Trust (Trust) announced the recipients of over $1 million in…

Lower Kootenay Band, Yaqan Nukiy School, Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society will have improved internet connectivity with support from the Trust. Supporting connectivity to the new Lower Kootenay Band health and administration building pictured initiated the project. Photo: Columbia Basin Trust
Trail FAIR will offer group activities to help women and children heal from the effects of abuse with support from Columbia Basin Trust. Photo: Submitted

Giving a boost to Columbia Basin projects that focus on well-being

42 projects across the Basin were collectively disbursed $800,000

Trail FAIR will offer group activities to help women and children heal from the effects of abuse with support from Columbia Basin Trust. Photo: Submitted
The Columbia Basin Trust is hosting a virtual shop local campaign in March and April. (Columbia Basin Trust)

Virtual festival promoting Columbia Basin businesses coming up March 23-April 27

Learn about products and services you can find locally

  • Mar 18, 2021
The Columbia Basin Trust is hosting a virtual shop local campaign in March and April. (Columbia Basin Trust)
The Rossland Scouts Community Hall is directing a Trust grant into upgrading the building’s energy efficiency. Photo: Columbia Basin Trust

Columbia Basin Trust helps scouts hall become energy efficient

Columbia Basin Trust grants $18, 250 for Rossland Scouts Hall upgrades

The Rossland Scouts Community Hall is directing a Trust grant into upgrading the building’s energy efficiency. Photo: Columbia Basin Trust
View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier

Virtual Columbia River Treaty information meeting coming up Feb. 24

People can watch via Zoom or call in to listen to the town hall meeting

  • Feb 15, 2021
View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier
View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Trail Times

Columbia Basin Trust welcomes new board members

Codie Morigeau and Aimee Watson join the Trust board

View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Trail Times
Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 – 10 Year Anniversary Sand Sculpture. (Submitted/CBT)

CBT arts and culture grant program now accepting applications

Apply through the Kootenay Columbia Cultural Alliance

  • Jan 26, 2021
Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 – 10 Year Anniversary Sand Sculpture. (Submitted/CBT)
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

Jubilee Park in downtown Trail on Aug. 19 overlooking the Columbia River. (Sheri Regnier photo)
(Photo by James Day on Unsplash)

Heat wave headed to the Kootenays

Temperatures are forecast to soar until mid-week

(Photo by James Day on Unsplash)
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 Columbia River shoreline in Trail. (Jessee Regnier photo)
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)