Mark Cullen shares gardening insight during Trail visit

Mark Cullen shared his gardening talent with SD20 students during a recent visit to Trail

  • May 11, 2017
At the store, purchase mono and polyunsaturated oils in dark bottles or tins to avoid light damage from store lights, says Tanja Shaw.

Your primer on the right kind of fats

In my last article, I dispelled the myth that eating fat leads to getting fat, or that we should opt for a low-fat diet for better health. If you have not yet read it, I highly recommend going back and reading it. You can find the article at www.ascendfitnesscoaching.com/fatmyth

  • May 11, 2017
At the store, purchase mono and polyunsaturated oils in dark bottles or tins to avoid light damage from store lights, says Tanja Shaw.
Take a natural approach to weed control

Take a natural approach to weed control

Baking soda and epsom salts are just two of the kitchen ingredients you can use to control weeds

  • May 10, 2017
Take a natural approach to weed control
Burns Lake student Adrienne Bender is one of 47 quilters competing in the Canadian Quilters’ Association’s 2017 youth quilt challenge.

Burns Lake student competes in quilt challenge

Adrienne Bender is one of 47 quilters competing in the Canadian Quilters’ Association’s 2017 youth quilt challenge

  • May 10, 2017
Burns Lake student Adrienne Bender is one of 47 quilters competing in the Canadian Quilters’ Association’s 2017 youth quilt challenge.
Happy Mother's Day

Ma, Mama, Nanay, Mummy, Aama and Mom

Mothers day is coming this sunday – are you ready to thank your mom?

Happy Mother's Day
Some of the Apr. 23 community cleanup volunteers sitting on the steps at the Little Fort Community Hall.

More than a dozen years of community cleanups thanks to Argo and Little Fort Rec Society

Another successful pitch in community clean up was held in Little Fort

Some of the Apr. 23 community cleanup volunteers sitting on the steps at the Little Fort Community Hall.
École Mer-et-montagne students welcome a group of exchange students arriving from Quebec’s Magdalen Islands last Friday. The students anxiously awaited their visitors’ bus from outside the school.

Exchange opens Campbell River students’ eyes to cultural differences

Two sides of the nation met in Campbell River recently

  • May 10, 2017
École Mer-et-montagne students welcome a group of exchange students arriving from Quebec’s Magdalen Islands last Friday. The students anxiously awaited their visitors’ bus from outside the school.
The Lakes District Kennel Club, in partnership with the Prince George Kennel Club, hosted their annual dog show at the Tom Forsyth Memorial Arena in Burns Lake last weekend.

Burns Lake hosts annual dog show 

The Lakes District Kennel Club hosted their annual dog show last weekend

  • May 10, 2017
The Lakes District Kennel Club, in partnership with the Prince George Kennel Club, hosted their annual dog show at the Tom Forsyth Memorial Arena in Burns Lake last weekend.
Master gardener Brian Minter offers Mother’s Day gift ideas that will last, and for the most part, grow in beauty each year.

Making Mother’s Day special: Minter

Master gardener Brian Minter offers Mother’s Day gift ideas that will last

Master gardener Brian Minter offers Mother’s Day gift ideas that will last, and for the most part, grow in beauty each year.

Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed

Checking for ticks is the first step in preventing Lyme disease

  • May 10, 2017
Collections Manager Megan Purcell will be guiding free tours of the Artifact Storage Room as part of International Museums Day at the Museum at Campbell River.

Campbell River Museum to celebrate International Museum Day

Tours of the artifact storage room with will be offered

  • May 9, 2017
Collections Manager Megan Purcell will be guiding free tours of the Artifact Storage Room as part of International Museums Day at the Museum at Campbell River.
Greenways’ Sandra Milligan tackles Scotch Broom along the Myrt Thompson Trail during last year’s Broom Bash. This year’s event takes place on Saturday in the same location.

Campbell River’s Greenways continues the battle against Scotch broom

Greenways Land Trust’s annual Broom Bash takes place this Saturday

  • May 9, 2017
Greenways’ Sandra Milligan tackles Scotch Broom along the Myrt Thompson Trail during last year’s Broom Bash. This year’s event takes place on Saturday in the same location.
The 20th team of the Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock Team was announced on Friday.

COPS For Cancer Tour de Rock 20th team is unveiled

On Friday, in front of a cheering, jam-packed crowd at Edward Milne Community School in Sooke, the 20th team of the Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock Team was announced.

  • May 8, 2017
The 20th team of the Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock Team was announced on Friday.
Master gardener Brian Minter offers Mother’s Day gift ideas that will last, and for the most part, grow in beauty each year.

Making Mother’s Day special: Minter

By Brian Minter

  • May 8, 2017
Master gardener Brian Minter offers Mother’s Day gift ideas that will last, and for the most part, grow in beauty each year.
Awakening towards greater ease with your body

Awakening towards greater ease with your body

Okanagan Feldenkrais Centre leads Somatic Awakenings workshop

  • May 7, 2017
Awakening towards greater ease with your body
Jen Powley brings her story to Vernon

Jen Powley brings her story to Vernon

The Halifax author tells the story of her life with primary progressive MS in memoir, Just Jen

  • May 7, 2017
Jen Powley brings her story to Vernon
Barriere Elementary students (l-r) Haillie Ducharme and Georgia Clough volunteered to run one of the fun activity tables for youngsters during the Festival of Wellness.

Wellness Fair held at Barriere elementary school

Festival of Wellness at Barriere Elementary a wonderful venue for parents with children up to age five

Barriere Elementary students (l-r) Haillie Ducharme and Georgia Clough volunteered to run one of the fun activity tables for youngsters during the Festival of Wellness.

Who will be crowned Miss Trail 2017?

Trail ambassador candidates ready for the big night, May 12 7 pm at The Bailey.

  • May 5, 2017
Scott Larsen, a rope rescue facilitator from Comox Valley Search and Rescue, shows how to rig a stretcher prior to lowering it for a rescue. On the right (dark glasses) is Susan McFarland of Wells Gray Search and Rescue. They were taking part in the third biannual Southern Interior Rope Exercise (SIRE) held on the cliffs above Blackpool the weekend of Apr. 27. A total of 72 participants from 17 SAR organizations plus eight provincial SAR rope rescue facilitators took part. For more photos, go to www.clearwatertimes.com.

Learning the ropes

Third biannual Southern Interior Rope Exercise (SIRE) held on the cliffs above Blackpool

Scott Larsen, a rope rescue facilitator from Comox Valley Search and Rescue, shows how to rig a stretcher prior to lowering it for a rescue. On the right (dark glasses) is Susan McFarland of Wells Gray Search and Rescue. They were taking part in the third biannual Southern Interior Rope Exercise (SIRE) held on the cliffs above Blackpool the weekend of Apr. 27. A total of 72 participants from 17 SAR organizations plus eight provincial SAR rope rescue facilitators took part. For more photos, go to www.clearwatertimes.com.
Blackpool resident, Bill Wallace, was the lucky grand prize winner of a draw held in conjunction with the TNRD’s Regional Solid Waste Management Plan Review Survey.

Blackpool resident wins TNRD survey grand prize

TNRD’s Regional Solid Waste Management Plan Review Survey

Blackpool resident, Bill Wallace, was the lucky grand prize winner of a draw held in conjunction with the TNRD’s Regional Solid Waste Management Plan Review Survey.