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Most of us have had an experience with Ski School… whether learning to ski or snowboard as a child, or as a cry for help after trying to pass these skills onto our own kids. Wendy Reade is the the queen of FAR’s Winter Sports School.

Columbia Basin Trust​ is announcing changes to its Board of Directors. Rick Jensen has been reappointed to the role of Chair while Jocelyn Carver, who joined the Board in 2018, has been appointed Vice-Chair, while other new additions include Krista Turcasso, Don McCormick and Ron Oszust. 

The City of Fernie received an application to rezone the Lutheran Church from Public Institutional to Residential and planners were faced with the challenge of how to preserve the value of a heritage building, and perhaps more importantly, create a framework that would ensure the Lutheran Church would not be demolished.

Playing can be initiated and happen in many ways. As an educator, my teaching journey has led me to explore the deeper aspects and benefits of child-lead learning, much of which happens through play. It can be very difficult for adults to be patient, step back and observe; however, uninterrupted play initiated by children serves their future selves through a variety of ways. 

Columbia Basin Trust and Columbia Power Corporation announced today they have entered into an agreement with Fortis Inc. to purchase its 51 per cent interest in the Waneta Expansion hydroelectric generating facility located near Trail, B.C. for $991 million.

Is your business growing or succession planning? Columbia Basin Trust’s Career Internship Program may be able to help meet your resourcing needs. Applications are currently being accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Storytelling is an ancient artform we continue to use today. Everyone has a bit of storytelling in them. The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) is running a contest for the 2019 Griz Days. The hope is to draw out the storytelling skills of the children and youth of the Elk Valley as they share their ideas of what the Griz does during the summer.

You have probably heard parents admit that parenting is the most demanding work they have ever done and that nothing in the whole world is as important to them as their young ones.

Now there’s a new revolution. Once again, the voices are rising up. The message is singular and strong. It’s coming from Hollywood and Hosmer and all places in between. Celebrities and teenagers and my seven-year-old. It won’t waver and it won’t disappear. Kindness. #bekind. It’s everywhere.

Throughout the election this past October, we got to learn more about each candidate. But there was still so much we wanted to learn about the young man who stood up to take on an important role in our community.