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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.

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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...

By City of Trail On on Wednesday Dec 04 2013

Trail Silver City Nites organizers, sponsors and City of Trail staff and council are getting ready for the big event this Friday evening in downtown Trail.

There will be activities for the entire family, starting at 6:15 pm with Santa’s Candy Parade on Bay Avenue followed by hot dogs and hot chocolate courtesy of Local 480 and cotton candy by the Trail Ambassadors.

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By Bob Hall On on Wednesday Dec 04 2013

Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program students are tuning up for a celebration of the fall semester with a trip through the sounds of six decades.

Three of Selkirk’s student bands will be playing at Spiritbar in Nelson on December 12 for a night of classic rock, R&B and hard rock. From Fleetwood Mac to The Foo Fighters, the students are amped to bring their...

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