Sheri Regnier

Police have confirmed Jordan Workman was in the Castlegar area on the evening of Jan. 13, 2018 with his silver 1999 Honda Civic. (Photo submitted)

RCMP reveal new details 1 year after man’s remains found in burnt car near Trail

Jan. 14 marked one year since Jordan Workman was discovered in the trunk of a burnt car

Police have confirmed Jordan Workman was in the Castlegar area on the evening of Jan. 13, 2018 with his silver 1999 Honda Civic. (Photo submitted)
Trail Times file photo

Runway incursion at Trail airport under investigation

An airport vehicle was on the YZZ runway as a passenger plane was to land, report states

Trail Times file photo
Adult bed bug (Wikipedia image)

KBRH on watch for bed bugs after two recent cases

Spokesperson Mandy Lowery says there has not been a bed bug sighting at KBRH since Dec. 8

Adult bed bug (Wikipedia image)
John Carter, 91, was already a Trail legend after singing on the radio for years as a way to highlight his sewing shop. He became a YouTube star this week with the video release of “World’s Most Extreme Grandpa.”

‘World’s Most Extreme Grandpa’ hails from Trail, B.C.

John Carter featured on YouTube; video nears 50,000 views shortly after release

John Carter, 91, was already a Trail legend after singing on the radio for years as a way to highlight his sewing shop. He became a YouTube star this week with the video release of “World’s Most Extreme Grandpa.”
Nicole Cameron mentors students in the Trail After School Band program. A baritone sax and hundreds of sheets of music were stolen from her on Sunday. “It’s a kids band program this was stolen from, it impacts all of us, not just me,” she says. “These are bands that serve the community.” Submitted photo

Kootenay music mentor crushed by stolen sax, sheet music

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers or the Trail RCMP at 250.364.2566

Nicole Cameron mentors students in the Trail After School Band program. A baritone sax and hundreds of sheets of music were stolen from her on Sunday. “It’s a kids band program this was stolen from, it impacts all of us, not just me,” she says. “These are bands that serve the community.” Submitted photo
Dozens of vehicles of all makes and models, many appearing new, were lined up on a Highway 3B property in late summer. Marked as contaminated by the Trail acid spills, the cars, trucks, and SUVs were hauled off to the junk yard. (Sheri Regnier photo)

ICBC claims hit 4,200 after acid spills on B.C. highway

ICBC: Notice of Claim was filed, in part, to mitigate impact the spills may have on insurance rates

Dozens of vehicles of all makes and models, many appearing new, were lined up on a Highway 3B property in late summer. Marked as contaminated by the Trail acid spills, the cars, trucks, and SUVs were hauled off to the junk yard. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Nearly 4,000 claims have been started over the two Trail acid spills. To date, 400+ vehicles have been written off due to acid contamination. (Sheri Regnier photo)

ICBC starts lawsuit over acid spills on B.C. highway

Hundreds of vehicles have been written off by ICBC due to sulphuric acid contamination

Nearly 4,000 claims have been started over the two Trail acid spills. To date, 400+ vehicles have been written off due to acid contamination. (Sheri Regnier photo)
A red ticket on the window marks the vehicles that ICBC has written off because of acid exposure. Those vehicles line the side of the Trail ICBC office located on Highway Drive in Glenmerry. (Sheri Regnier photo)

ICBC looks to sue as 400 vehicles written off from B.C. acid spills

Auto insurer looks to determine who’s at fault after acid was leaked from Teck smelter in Trail

A red ticket on the window marks the vehicles that ICBC has written off because of acid exposure. Those vehicles line the side of the Trail ICBC office located on Highway Drive in Glenmerry. (Sheri Regnier photo)
The Passenger Transportation Board stated, “… the panel finds based on its findings above that SCSL (Silver City Stage Lines) with its local experience, knowledge and lower operating overhead, including a ridership certainty through a reservation system, it will provide not only a substitute ICB (inter-city bus) service, but one that can grow and continue in the long term. As a result, we find that application would promote sound economic conditions in the transportation business in B.C.”

Trail bus line readies to takeover Kelowna run

Silver City Stage Lines must have a booking site up by Sept. 30; two vehicles activated by Oct. 26

The Passenger Transportation Board stated, “… the panel finds based on its findings above that SCSL (Silver City Stage Lines) with its local experience, knowledge and lower operating overhead, including a ridership certainty through a reservation system, it will provide not only a substitute ICB (inter-city bus) service, but one that can grow and continue in the long term. As a result, we find that application would promote sound economic conditions in the transportation business in B.C.”
Dave Basso was just getting home from work on Wednesday when he spotted a group of people standing near the underside of the Victoria St. Bridge in East Trail. He went to see what was going on and snapped this photo of a mountain goat lodged under the structure just after 5:30 p.m.                                Dave Basso photo

VIDEO: Mountain goat stuck for hours under B.C. bridge returned to wild

Conservation officers were able to tranquilize and free the goat

Dave Basso was just getting home from work on Wednesday when he spotted a group of people standing near the underside of the Victoria St. Bridge in East Trail. He went to see what was going on and snapped this photo of a mountain goat lodged under the structure just after 5:30 p.m.                                Dave Basso photo
As of Aug. 2, ICBC has received 388 claims related to the May 23 sulphuric acid spill in Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Hundreds turn to ICBC after Kootenay acid spill damages cars

Undercarriages, frames and suspensions are being examined for signs of sulfuric acid contamination

As of Aug. 2, ICBC has received 388 claims related to the May 23 sulphuric acid spill in Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)
A Trail Times reader urges others, who may have driven through the acid spill in Trail, to understand the potential risk it poses to to public safety. (Photo by Michael Mroczek on Unsplash)

Cars being junked after acid spill on Kootenay highway

A Times reader warns ‘total loss’ of car after driving through May 23 acid spill in Trail

A Trail Times reader urges others, who may have driven through the acid spill in Trail, to understand the potential risk it poses to to public safety. (Photo by Michael Mroczek on Unsplash)
A power outage set off alarms at Teck Trail as well as on social media, though the latter has since been debunked. (Photo submitted)

The only firestorm in Trail was on social media

Power outage set off alarms at Teck Trail; company says no fire or flooding

A power outage set off alarms at Teck Trail as well as on social media, though the latter has since been debunked. (Photo submitted)
Most of the new jobs that attributed to overall 2017 employment growth in the Kootenays, were in the service industry. (Photo by Matt Hoffman on Unsplash)

Kootenays outperform B.C. regions in job growth

Retail and hospitality jobs boosted 2017 Kootenay employment numbers ahead of other B.C. regions

Most of the new jobs that attributed to overall 2017 employment growth in the Kootenays, were in the service industry. (Photo by Matt Hoffman on Unsplash)
On April 10 downtown Trailclean-up was underway following a “release” of sulphuric acid. (Guy Bertrand photo)

Second commercial acid spill in Kootenay city

Station 374 Trail was called to a Hazmat scene Wednesday night on Highway 3B

On April 10 downtown Trailclean-up was underway following a “release” of sulphuric acid. (Guy Bertrand photo)
Warfield’s cannabis survey drew in 260 participants. The majority supported pot legalization and sales in the village, however residents also replied that they want to see certain dispensary restrictions. (Photo by Shane Rounce on Unsplash)

Kootenay village pot survey reveals a mixed bag

The majority of Warfield respondents were for cannabis sales, but with dispensary restrictions

Warfield’s cannabis survey drew in 260 participants. The majority supported pot legalization and sales in the village, however residents also replied that they want to see certain dispensary restrictions. (Photo by Shane Rounce on Unsplash)
Kootenay Pass avalanche on Sunday afternoon. To the left of the photo are tracks from the Zanussi’s truck. (Brian Zanussi photo)

B.C. couple caught in Kootenay Pass avalanche

Just after the ministry carried out avalanche control and opened the highway a Rossland couple was almost swept away by snow

Kootenay Pass avalanche on Sunday afternoon. To the left of the photo are tracks from the Zanussi’s truck. (Brian Zanussi photo)
Sgt. Darren Oelke confirmed that four suspects are in custody. (Trail Times photo)

UPDATED: Four people in custody after Fruitvale crime spree

The robbery and break-and-enters began around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning

Sgt. Darren Oelke confirmed that four suspects are in custody. (Trail Times photo)
Rob Macdonald had a heart attack at Pitt Meadows Arena on Jan. 17, and Bruce Moffat (right), a critical care flight paramedic, saved his life. Submitted photo

Quick action by Trail native saves a father’s life

“For those of you that haven’t taken a CPR course, maybe it’s time,” says Bruce Moffat.

Rob Macdonald had a heart attack at Pitt Meadows Arena on Jan. 17, and Bruce Moffat (right), a critical care flight paramedic, saved his life. Submitted photo
Greater Trail RCMP confirm a report about an assault on a minor hockey referee in the Rossland arena was filed Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Matthew Fournier on Unsplash)

Bullying young refs, is this what we want in B.C. minor hockey?

Greater Trail Minor hockey referee denounces post-game confrontation with parent

Greater Trail RCMP confirm a report about an assault on a minor hockey referee in the Rossland arena was filed Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Matthew Fournier on Unsplash)