Nocturnal Art and Wonder

“There are so many amazing artists in Revelstoke and we have such great community spirit here; we decided we could do something that the whole community could be a part of that shines a light on…

Then, Now and Next

Wooden grain elevators are a Canadian symbol. Unfortunately the grain elevators are rapidly disappearing. In all of British Columbia, only four still stand—and two of these are in Creston. Built in 1935 and 1936, Creston’s elevators…

Making Space for Arts and Culture

From a colourful splash of paint, to the strum of a guitar, to the projection of an actor’s voice, arts and culture are essential elements in keeping Basin communities vibrant and exciting. They top up residents’…

New Community Hub Breaks Ground

Members of the Tobacco Plains Indian Band will soon have a safe and welcoming space where they can access services and come together. Yesterday was an important day as the community and supporters gathered to break…

Ɂakisq’nuk to Build New Rec Centre

Members of Ɂakisq’nuk First Nation in Windermere are making a community dream for a recreation centre come to life, and Columbia Basin Trust is providing $500,000 to support their efforts. “This project is an absolute priority…

History Revitalized

When silver was discovered in the West Kootenay in 1891, thousands of fortune-seekers swarmed to the area. The community of Kaslo formed and bloomed, and was incorporated in 1893. Five years later, it erected an impressive…

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