At the Heart of Communities

For small communities like Silverton and Harrop, gathering places like the Silverton Memorial Hall and Harrop Schoolhouse play vital roles—roles that sometimes remain the same for decades. Whatever their histories, these buildings remain at the centre…

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…

Growing Support

A farming family in Rossland scales up to feed as many as possible “Farming is at the heart of us,” says Miche Warwick. “Being involved in community food security is some of the most rewarding work…

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…

Cabin Preserves Pioneer Life

Meadow Creek Museum invites visitors to explore a pre-dam home. To travel back in time to pioneer life in the Basin, soon all it will take is a step into the restored Billy Clark cabin in Meadow…

Reducing barriers for Special Olympics athletes

Donning his favourite blue ‘Summer Games’ bowling shirt, Robert Tarko smiles when asked whether he’s competitive. The Special Olympics British Columbia athlete has participated in every summer sport imaginable, plus curling, and is currently competing in…

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