Tag Archives: Columbia Basin Trust

Wasa celebrates opening of Pete Vereshagen Rink

A number of community members and dignitaries were on hand for the first ‘official’ puck drop at the newly completed Wasa and District Lion’s Pete Vereshagen Memorial Rink. The Wasa and District Lion’s Club has always maintained a rink in … > Read More

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Kimberley’s Got Talent a sold out show

By Chris Newel Much like Foreigner’s song, Juke Box Hero, Kimberley’s youth played to a “sold out show” Friday night at Centre 64. Twenty-one performers aged 12-19 took part in Kimberley’s Got Talent, showcasing local youth in the Fine ARTS! … > Read More

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Still time to share your ideas online

You could win $1,000 to donate You still have time to share your ideas with Columbia Basin Trust before the first phase of Our Trust, Our Future wraps up. Whether you know a lot or a little about the Trust, … > Read More

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Fresh slate begins at Cranbrook City Hall

An entirely new City of Cranbrook council was sworn into office last night (Dec. 8) in front of an overflowing council chamber audience. Justice Grant Sheard conducted the oath of office, first with Mayor Lee Pratt and then, in unison, … > Read More

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Columbia Basin Trust receives Environmental Award

Success due to many Basin efforts  Throughout the Columbia Basin, many educators, volunteers, community groups and organizations dedicate themselves to enhancing environmental well-being through education. As a supporter of these efforts, Columbia Basin Trust has earned an award from the … > Read More

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Have your say and win $1,000 to donate

Columbia Basin Trust is asking Basin residents where it should focus its efforts to best support residents and communities in the Columbia Basin, now and into the future. People who live in and around Creston and Jaffray are invited to … > Read More

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It’s time to discard 1950s thinking

Letter to the editor The Cranbrook and District Arts Council (CDAC) has been working for several years with the city to redevelop the historic fire hall. Some have said that the city intends to give $500,000 to the CDAC for … > Read More

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Sparwood students take action for Elk River

As part of the Columbia Basin Trust’s Know Your Watershed program, 35 Grade 8 students from J. Howard and L. Kroker’s science classes at Sparwood Secondary School pushed up their sleeves and cleaned up 200 pounds of trash, preventing it … > Read More

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Booth keeping busy on campaign trail

Start a campaign for re-election, add a few out-of-town meetings, blend in work as the current Electoral Area F Director and heat that up with a few unresolved local issues and two young Labrador puppies at home. Sound like a … > Read More

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Aboriginal Gathering Place opens with celebration

College of the Rockies, along with the Ktunaxa Nation and Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett, celebrated the grand opening of the college’s Aboriginal Gathering Place on Friday, October 31. Representatives from the Ktunaxa Nation, the Shuswap Band, the Metis Nation … > Read More

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