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Fernie Elks Lodge


Illustrated by Sarah Pullen

Posted by Sylvia Ayers on Feb 18, 2024 in Community

Dennis Staples

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Feb 14, 2024 in Community

Passion Projects

Posted by Nic Milligan on Feb 08, 2024 in Community

Farms Get Support to Face Climate Change

The Columbia Basin benefits from the wide range of food that is grown right in the region. Now, 26 farms are strengthening their abilities to adapt to and be more resilient to the impacts of climate change with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

Posted by admin on Feb 08, 2024 in Community

Having Heart

Are you a fan of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz? My husband claims it is his favourite movie, and he loves the Tin Man the best. 

Posted by Marianne Agnew on Feb 01, 2024 in Community

Firesmart Activities Come to More Basin Communities

From educating residents on how to lower the risk of wildfire, to reducing the amount of vegetation that could fuel a fire, there are many ways a community can act to keep the threat of wildfire at bay. Now, 10 communities in the Columbia Basin are undertaking such projects with support of nearly $1.8 million provided through a partnership between the Province of British Columbia and Columbia Basin Trust. 

Posted by admin on Jan 28, 2024 in Community

A Pile of Should

Have you ever been in a situation where you are trying to be honest about your fears for the future and the response has been something like, “Don’t go there! You should think positive!”?

Posted by Marianne Agnew on Jan 25, 2024 in Community

Improvements Coming to Essential Emergency Facilities

People in the Columbia Basin rely on their communities for many reasons, including being able to turn to them for protection during disasters. To boost this ability, 13 projects supported by Columbia Basin Trust aim to help communities be prepared during situations like floods, wildfires or sustained power outages.

Posted by admin on Jan 19, 2024 in Community

Elk River Alliance


Illustrated by Sarah Pullen

Posted by Sylvia Ayers on Jan 19, 2024 in Community

It’s Me. Hi.

Posted by Shelby Knudsen on Jan 18, 2024 in Community

Brian’s Powerhouse Chocolate Cake

This is the year you start baking. Well, maybe not but, this cake has an incredible “Wow!” factor and can easily be your go-to next time there’s a birthday or celebration. 

Posted by Claire Smallwood on Jan 17, 2024 in Community

How to Help

Having a child learning a new language is exciting, but it can also be daunting to know how to help. As Grade 5 and 6 Late French Immersion students, we understand this better than anyone.

Posted by Par La Classe d... on Jan 15, 2024 in Community