Columbia Basin

The Trail CBAL office is located at 1160 Cedar Ave. Photo: Trail Times

Columbia Basin and Boundary literacy programs get a funding boost

Funds help create learning opportunities for families and adults across the Basin and Boundary

 

Columbia Basin Trust has announced $1 million in funding for technology upgrades for non-profits. (File photo)

CBT funds to address technology gaps for Nakusp non-profits

The trust allocated $1 million to 178 organization across the region

 

The Columbia Basin Trust is hosting a virtual shop local campaign in March and April. (Columbia Basin Trust)
The Columbia Basin Trust is hosting a virtual shop local campaign in March and April. (Columbia Basin Trust)
Nakusp beach in March 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Well-being projects in Nakusp receive Columbia Basin Trust funds

The Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services received more than $150,000

Nakusp beach in March 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The B.C. Interior Forestry Museum’s Riverside Forest Walk on Highway 23, north of Revelstoke, begins at their parking lot. (Jocelyn Doll - Arrow Lakes News)

Nakusp trail network to expand with the help of CBT funding

Four Revelstoke projects received a total of almost $80,000

The B.C. Interior Forestry Museum’s Riverside Forest Walk on Highway 23, north of Revelstoke, begins at their parking lot. (Jocelyn Doll - Arrow Lakes News)
View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier

Virtual Columbia River Treaty information meeting coming up Feb. 24

People can watch via Zoom or call in to listen to the town hall meeting

View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier
Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 – 10 Year Anniversary Sand Sculpture. (Submitted/CBT)

CBT arts and culture grant program now accepting applications

Apply through the Kootenay Columbia Cultural Alliance

Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 – 10 Year Anniversary Sand Sculpture. (Submitted/CBT)
Jubilee Park in downtown Trail on Aug. 19 overlooking the Columbia River. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Trust invites feedback on strategic plan draft

Columbia Basin Trust asks for feedback from residents to help guide future activities

Jubilee Park in downtown Trail on Aug. 19 overlooking the Columbia River. (Sheri Regnier photo)
The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust developing short-term plan to guide activities

The trust is adapting to pandemic circumstances to continue to serve the region

The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward in response to ongoing COVID-related developments. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust expands programming to support businesses

The revised programs will help local businesses to reopen and modify operations

Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward in response to ongoing COVID-related developments. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. Townsman file photo.

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for Fruitvale

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.

REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. Townsman file photo.
Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)

Columbia River Treaty talks returned to Washington, D.C. last week

Next round of Columbia River Treaty negotiation meetings are TBA

View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo