Columbia Basin

The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust developing short-term plan to guide activities

The trust is adapting to pandemic circumstances to continue to serve the region

 

Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward in response to ongoing COVID-related developments. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust expands programming to support businesses

The revised programs will help local businesses to reopen and modify operations

 

The Columbia Basin Trust is introducing programs to help local food producers. CBT photo

Two new programs support Basin food producers

The Columbia Basin Trust has recognized that the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted…

 

REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. (Townsman file photo)

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for small B.C. town

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.

REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. (Townsman file photo)
The Trust if offering more support to local food recovery groups.

Columbia Basin Trust announces more support for vital services

The Columbia Basin Trust has announce more support for vital services in…

The Trust if offering more support to local food recovery groups.
View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)

Columbia River Treaty talks returned to Washington, D.C. last week

Next round of Columbia River Treaty negotiation meetings are TBA

View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo
Columbia Basin Trust is supporting Hope Air to provide travel for locals in financial need who must access medical care far from home, like Chelsea from Cranbrook. CBT file

Columbia Basin Trust provides Hope Air with $165,000 to offer flights for those in financial need

Many people in the Columbia Basin must travel far to obtain medical…

Columbia Basin Trust is supporting Hope Air to provide travel for locals in financial need who must access medical care far from home, like Chelsea from Cranbrook. CBT file
In Revelstoke, the North Columbia Environmental Society will continue and expand its Junior Naturalist Program with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Environment Grants. CBT file

Columbia Basin Trust supports projects with environmental impact

The Trust’s Environment Grants support 29 projects with nearly $820,000

In Revelstoke, the North Columbia Environmental Society will continue and expand its Junior Naturalist Program with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Environment Grants. CBT file
Pictured is the Kimberley Community Band playing on Canada Day in the Platzl. If the City is successful with their CBT grant application, the Platzl will continue to be enhanced for events like these. (Bulletin file)

City of Kimberley applying for second intake of CBT’s outdoor revitalization grant

If successful, land and business owners will have a second opportunity to apply

Pictured is the Kimberley Community Band playing on Canada Day in the Platzl. If the City is successful with their CBT grant application, the Platzl will continue to be enhanced for events like these. (Bulletin file)
The Columbia River Transboundary Conference: One River, One Future was held at the Kimberley Conference Centre last September.
The Columbia River Transboundary Conference: One River, One Future was held at the Kimberley Conference Centre last September.
“The Railway Centennial Mural” measures 25’ x 110’. It is located in downtown Cranbrook on the corner of Baker Street and 9th Avenue. It was created for the 100th anniversary of CP Rail, and in honour of local railway heritage. (Joseph Cross file)

Kimberley Arts Council applying for CBT grant for mural installation at Centre 64

If the grant is successful, local artist Joseph Cross will be featured on the south wall of Centre 64.

“The Railway Centennial Mural” measures 25’ x 110’. It is located in downtown Cranbrook on the corner of Baker Street and 9th Avenue. It was created for the 100th anniversary of CP Rail, and in honour of local railway heritage. (Joseph Cross file)