Tag Archives: Columbia Basin Trust

CKCA announces 2015–2016 funded projects

Over 160 arts, culture and heritage projects—including the Columbia Basin Culture Tour—have received a total of $706,000 in funding support for the 2015–2016 season through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust. “The CKCA Steering … > Read More

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Kimberley’s SunMine powers up

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A touch of irony, plenty of thanks all-around and some good humour highlighted the official launch of SunMine today (July 27). On a cloudy and slightly rainy day in the sunniest city in British Columbia, the switch … > Read More

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Another great year for Columbia Basin Trust

$22 million in programs and services delivered to the Basin over 2014/15 As it approaches its 20th anniversary, Columbia Basin Trust is pleased to announce 2014/15 was another year of strong support to the area it serves in the Columbia … > Read More

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Paint the Train Project dedicated, celebrated

A dedication ceremony on Tuesday, July 14 marked the conclusion of the Sunrise Rotary Paint The Train Project. Surrounded by a crowd of project volunteers and supporters, City of Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt, Sunrise Rotary President Trent Taylor and Tom … > Read More

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Outside the Box next at Arts Station

Up next in The Arts Station Gallery is Outside the Box: two workshops by The Visual Arts Guild. The August Gallery Show at The Arts Station is a display by the Visual Arts Guild members and friends. In 2014 the … > Read More

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Roll on Columbia showing at History Centre

A Columbia River Treaty exhibit, Roll on Columbia, is on display at the Cranbrook History Centre until September 8. Roll On Columbia is a travelling exhibition that explores the legacy of the Columbia River Treaty and present day understanding of … > Read More

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Invasive mussel fight gets reinforcements

Three additional invasive mussel mobile inspection and decontamination crews will be added to the Columbia Basin following a funding announcement this morning (July 10) at Moyie Lake Provincial Park. The Columbia Basin Trust is helping the province to double the … > Read More

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Big bucks for broadband expansion

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A host of local and neighbouring regional dignitaries were on hand in Cranbrook this morning for the announcement of $3.34 million being provided to the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) to enable it to bring high-speed Internet … > Read More

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Basin Institute offers look into history of mountaineering

By Don Moore The Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History has recently added a collection of photographic slides by the late Bill Hurst. Bill was an avid gardener, a long time library volunteer, and worked as a hydrographer. His real … > Read More

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Grade 8s fill 40 garbage bags full of weeds

Last week, 50 Grade 8 students from Parkland Middle School pushed up their sleeves and pulled weeds for three hours at Elizabeth Lake, filling nearly 40 heavy-duty garbage bags. The weed pull was a special Student Action Project, organized as … > Read More

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