Back to top

Arts and Culture

By Kyra Hoggan On on Friday May 30 2014

The Trail Relay for Life is a go for tomorrow (Saturday), but organizers say they'd love a few more volunteers tonight and tomorrow help the day go smoothly.

"We are looking for Volunteers to join Relay For Life in Trail and be a part of the biggest cancer...

By Tayla Scott On on Thursday May 29 2014

The City of Trail and the Village of Warfield have reached a new recreation and library agreement.

“Our five-year agreement expired in January and we didn’t renew it,” said Bert Crockett, the mayor of Warfield. “So we met with [Trail] and the negotiations broke down. We figured what they were asking was too much. We opted to go...

By Tayla Scott On on Thursday May 29 2014

“Putting children and families first” is a one time event that will be free to the public in Trail on June 10 and 11. Participating in the event will be Joanne Schroeder, who is a child development expert from the University of British Columbia.

People who are passionate about children and families will...

By Tayla Scott On on Thursday May 08 2014

The city's next Citizen of the Year Award is up for grabs, as Castlegar's Knights of Columbus are accepting nominations until May 16. The Knights as a group will decide who the celebrated recipient will be on May 20. According to Brian Bogle, manager of Safeway in Castlegar and Knights of Columbus member, the winner should be announced by May 24.

“...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Apr 01 2014

One of Canada’s most articulate horticulturalist will be coming to Trail next week. Jim Hole is seen and heard frequently on CBC radio and Global TV in Alberta.

Jim is the son of the late garden guru, Lois Hole, whose garden books are popular with gardeners all across the nation. He has carried on the family tradition: writing bestselling books, a syndicated newspaper column and...

By Michelle Croissant On on Friday Mar 14 2014

Saturday March 8 marked the date of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2014, which was celebrated with thousands of events around the world, inspiring and celebrating the achievements of women and their allies.  This year’s global theme, Inspiring Change,was intended to encourage advocacy for women's advancement through challenging the status...

By Shara JJ Cooper On on Sunday Feb 16 2014

It was tea time at the Grand Forks and District Public Library on Saturday (GFPL). The library hosted a Downton Abbey themed tea, which proved popular with 52 adults and seven children coming out to take part.

Downton Abbey is a British period drama TV show that will air its fifth season this year. According to Lizanne Eastwood, event organizer and GFPL’s Program and Outreach...

By Bob Hall On on Tuesday Feb 11 2014

Aspiring writers have an opportunity to learn how to create stories, poems, and personal essays others will want to read with a creative writing course being offered by Selkirk College.

West Kootenay novelist, poet and performance artist Almeda Glenn Miller has been teaching writing for more than 15 years. Teaming up with Selkirk’s Studies in Writing Program, Miller will be teaching...

By Bob Hall On on Tuesday Feb 11 2014

Aspiring writers have an opportunity to learn how to create stories, poems, and personal essays others will want to read with a creative writing course being offered by Selkirk College.

West Kootenay novelist, poet and performance artist Almeda Glenn Miller has been teaching writing for more than 15 years. Teaming up with Selkirk’s Studies in Writing Program, Miller will be teaching...

By Adrian Barnes On on Sunday Dec 22 2013

I don't know. I sat down to write a Christmas piece and this came out instead. Well, it's a sort of Christmas story...

The impetus for and title of this article occurred to me about 45 minutes into Catching Fire, the new Hunger Games movie which, I must say, I quite enjoyed. It’s a well-made film and Jennifer Lawrence is a gifted actor: her presence...

Pages