Trails

Portions of the Skattebo Reach Trail are being improved. Photo: Betsy Kline

Skattebo Reach Trail near Castlegar to become cycle friendly

Trail improvements geared towards cyclists being done in 2021

 

Castlegar Parks and Trails Society is asking dirt bike and ATV operators to stay off hiking trails. Photo: Submitted

Dirt bikes and ATVs damaging West Kootenay hiking trails

Trails society asks operators to obey the signs and keep off the trails

 

Grand Forks’ city council is considering a fee for service agreement with a community trail organization as part of city hall’s on-going budget process. Photo submitted

Grand Forks city council to consider trail society’s request in on-going budget process

The Grand Forks Community Trails Society is asking for a fee for service starting in 2021

 

The official who gave the order said it’s important to secure garbage and other bear attractants at this time of year. (file photo)

Grand Forks residents told to pick up trash attracting bears to Eagle Ridge trail

The order was given by a wildlife official who lives in Grand Forks

The official who gave the order said it’s important to secure garbage and other bear attractants at this time of year. (file photo)
Sharing the Columbia and Western Trail with industry could lead to better quality for all

Sharing the Columbia and Western Trail with industry could lead to better quality for all

B.C. removed ‘recreational trail’ designation from Fife-Castlegar stretch mid-July

Sharing the Columbia and Western Trail with industry could lead to better quality for all
The Columbia and Western Rail Trail connects Midway to Castlegar. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

67 kilometres of Columbia and Western Trail reclassified as ‘resource road’

The province is reclassifying the stretch between Fife and Castlegar as a resource road

The Columbia and Western Rail Trail connects Midway to Castlegar. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
One woman died and one was airlifted to Kelowna following an ATV accident that occurred on April 11 in Rural Grand Forks on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail near Ward Lake.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

ATV rider dies following accident on Grand Forks rail trail

The accident happened on April 11, just outside of city limits

One woman died and one was airlifted to Kelowna following an ATV accident that occurred on April 11 in Rural Grand Forks on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail near Ward Lake.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).

Channel your inner pirate in epic Canada-wide treasure hunt

200 treasure chests hidden among trails and waterways, lots of prizes to be claimed

Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).