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By CBT On on Tuesday Apr 24 2018

Communities in the Columbia Basin already benefit from spectacular natural surroundings. Now they have the opportunity to enhance their aesthetic values by increasing the presence of public art. This is thanks to a new three-year, $750,000 program from Columbia Basin Trust, called Public Art Grants.

With support from these grants, Basin communities can purchase and install original...

By Sara Golling On on Wednesday Apr 18 2018

Rossland City Council met on April 17 to discuss the applications for Community Initiatives Program (CIP) grants, and to make recommendations about which organization should get how much. All Council members were present except Marten Kruysse and Andrew Zwicker.

Mayor Moore opened the meeting by expressing appreciation for all the groups who contribute...

By Contributor On on Monday Apr 16 2018

By Roland Imhoff, Professor of Social and Legal Psychology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. From Aeon, a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Edited by Sam Dresser.

The internet is full of wild-eyed insinuation. Seemingly accidental events are not actually accidental. A few powerful people have...

By Letters to the ... On on Saturday Apr 07 2018

To the Editor,

The Kootenay Gallery of Art hosted an event called Snow Longer to coincide with two exhibitions that have been on in the Gallery since March 2. Both the exhibitions and event talk about climate change. Thanks to everyone who helped out at Snow Longer, including Laura Sacks of the Citizens Climate Lobby, Erin Thompson of the West Kootenay Eco Society and...

By Trail Champion On on Tuesday Apr 03 2018

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary East End Services Committee is sponsoring a screening of the documentary US AND THEM to bring attention to the issues of homelessness and addiction. The screening is at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Royal Theatre in Trail.

The RDKB is joining US AND THEM's national efforts to raise awareness about housing and caring...

By City of Trail On on Tuesday Apr 03 2018

On Saturday, April 7, the Victoria Street Bridge will be one of many municipal landmarks across the country lit in purple in support of the Put Your Purple On campaign. The campaign...

By Charles Jeanes On on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

There is a war between the rich and poor, 
A war between the man and the woman. 
There is a war between the ones who say there is a war 
And the ones who say there isn't.

Why don't you come on back to the war, that's right, get in it, 
Why don't you come on back to the war, it's just beginning.

Why don't you come on back to the war...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Mar 28 2018

Human footprints from thousands of years ago are rare finds. “Leaving footprints in the sand” is a metaphor for the ephemeral nature of some human activities. But a group of researchers has recently released their findings on their discovery of a group of footprints made by humans some 13,000 or so years ago, on the shores of a cove on Calvert Island – the first major island...

By Contributor On on Thursday Mar 08 2018

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts and culture community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee. The CKCA is a representative body of the arts and culture communities across the Basin, and manages and administers arts and culture funding programs on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

The CKCA Steering Committee consists...

By Castlegar Source On on Thursday Mar 08 2018

Which of Castlegar’s downtown sculptures has caught your eye? With only a month before Castlegar Sculpturewalk’s 2017 sculptures are taken down, now is the time to purchase or lease one of these beautiful works of art and keep it in the Kootenays.                         

“2018 has already been a great year for us in terms of both our sales and our leasing program,” says Executive...