Hospice Services Temporarily Shift Online

A vital Columbia Valley organization continues to aid the community “The hospice is an oasis where no one dies or grieves alone.” This is how Michèle Neider describes the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley. And…

Win-win: Kids Stay Safe and Get Outdoors

Child care centres continue to benefit families As the proverb says, it takes a village to raise a child. But when COVID-19 shut down most services in BC in March 2020, all villages were challenged to…

Arts and Culture Bring Hope and Connection During COVID-19

Golden adapts its offerings, including a rolling curbside concert series Performer Ricky Diamonds commands centre stage in a smoking jacket and greased-back hair, dressed to impress a Las Vegas crowd. But he’s not entertaining in Sin…

COVID-19 Highlights the Importance of Connectivity

The Basin’s regional districts, via the Regional Broadband Committee, have a user-friendly online platform to gather data on local internet performance. Are you curious about the internet speeds in your area? Take this two-minute speed test…

Bringing the Library to the People

In its new location on the top floor of the state-of-the-art Columbia Valley Centre, the Invermere Public Library has expanded its services with more books, activities and programs. It also extends beyond its physical space, providing…

An Eye-catching Restoration

Outside the Revelstoke Railway Museum sits a vibrant yellow caboose. Not long ago, the caboose was showing its age. Now, with help from the Trust’s Heritage, Museum and Archive Grants, Ed Koski and Jimmy Young from…

Community Dream Comes True

The new $4-million Columbia Lake Recreation Centre is the largest project the community of Ɂakisq’nuk has ever undertaken. “This project was an absolute priority for this community,” says Heather Rennebohm, Economic Development Officer. The 22,400-square-foot complex…

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