The Transformation of Trail’s Stone Bleachers

By Huckleberry Press / May 31, 2021 /

Sixty years ago, Guglielmo “Bill” Di Domenico and Stefano “Steve” Como built a stone retaining wall in Trail’s most beautiful and unique Gyro Park.

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Ticks are Out!

By Huckleberry Press / April 12, 2021 /

With warmer weather more of us are venturing out to enjoy nature and taking our dogs for long walks. But also out in the grass are ticks.

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Long Necked Beer Bottles and an Old Polenta Pot

By Huckleberry Press / March 19, 2021 /

It was Huckleberry Heaven in the mountains above Trail BC in 1939, a year and a half after my mom and sisters arrived from Italy.

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The Teddy Bear – Christmas with Polio

By Huckleberry Press / January 10, 2021 /

1927 had been a rough year for Mrs. Lizzie Brown. A widow, raising two small children with help from her older kids Lizzie had her hands full.

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Looking Ahead

By Huckleberry Press / December 28, 2020 /

I am part Scottish. This year I am feeling a Hogmanay vibe, definitely.

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Christmas Traditions – almost

By Huckleberry Press / December 20, 2020 /

Growing up we had several traditions that we did every year. Well, some of our traditions didn’t start out as such, they evolved into traditions over time.

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The Blue Bath Robe

By Huckleberry Press / October 4, 2020 /

My fantasy trip, ‘Dancing Down the Mississippi’, becomes a reality in the fall of 2000.

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By Huckleberry Press / August 6, 2020 /

by Eileen Pedersen, Trail, BC It’s Saturday afternoon in Trail, BC. 1955. Opera is blaring on the radio. My mom loves it. I hate it. I can’t understand a word.…

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Relaxing Camping

By Huckleberry Press / August 4, 2020 /

We had our first camping trip for the year. In theory it was going to be easy peasy. It was going to be a nice, relaxing trip.

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Got the Home Schooling Blues?

By Huckleberry Press / April 15, 2020 /

I’m a retired school teacher with a passion for kids–my social network for years. My classroom was my canvas.

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