Sheri Regnier

The Trust’s Ecosystem Enhancement Program will help maintain and improve ecological health and native biodiversity in a variety of ecosystems, such as wetlands, fish habitat, forests and grasslands. Submitted photo

Trust announces new $10-million eco-program

Funds will be distributed over five years, boosting health of Basin ecosystems

The Trust’s Ecosystem Enhancement Program will help maintain and improve ecological health and native biodiversity in a variety of ecosystems, such as wetlands, fish habitat, forests and grasslands. Submitted photo
The accident happened early Wednesday afternoon when, according to police, one car made a left-hand turn in front of another vehicle travelling west toward Trail. (Black Press file photo)

Update: Ministry responds to concerns following crash on Highway 3B

RCMP reported a review of the site was launched following a July 2016 fatality

The accident happened early Wednesday afternoon when, according to police, one car made a left-hand turn in front of another vehicle travelling west toward Trail. (Black Press file photo)
Winners of the BC Export of the Year Awards include ATCO Wood Products represented by CEO and co-owner Scott Weatherford, far right. (Photo submitted)

ATCO wins BC Exporter of the Year Award

The Fruitvale company was up against a Creston fruit exporter and a lumber business in Langley

Winners of the BC Export of the Year Awards include ATCO Wood Products represented by CEO and co-owner Scott Weatherford, far right. (Photo submitted)
After landing at the Trail Regional Airport on Tuesday, Honourable Jinny Jogindera Sims, B.C. Minister of Citizens’ Services, made a visit to the Service BC office downtown Trail. Minister Sims will be touring Nelson and Castlegar this week before she returns to Trail on Thursday for a visit to the MIDAS facility and the i4C innovation hub. (From left) Government Agent Julie Filgate, Minister Sims, and Assistant Deputy Minister Beverly Dicks.

Minister visits Trail

Honourable Jinny Jogindera Sims will return to tour Trail innovation facilities on Thursday

After landing at the Trail Regional Airport on Tuesday, Honourable Jinny Jogindera Sims, B.C. Minister of Citizens’ Services, made a visit to the Service BC office downtown Trail. Minister Sims will be touring Nelson and Castlegar this week before she returns to Trail on Thursday for a visit to the MIDAS facility and the i4C innovation hub. (From left) Government Agent Julie Filgate, Minister Sims, and Assistant Deputy Minister Beverly Dicks.
Proponents from Rossland, Trail and Castlegar are offering a Medical Marijuana Education Event on Thursday (Nov. 16) from 7-8 p.m. at Green Cannabis Consulting, located at 1320 Cedar Ave. in downtown Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Questions about medical marijuana?

Spend a night at Green Consulting in Trail to learn, ask questions about medical marijuana

Proponents from Rossland, Trail and Castlegar are offering a Medical Marijuana Education Event on Thursday (Nov. 16) from 7-8 p.m. at Green Cannabis Consulting, located at 1320 Cedar Ave. in downtown Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Street view of the Trail Riverfront Centre, Nov. 7. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Riverfront Centre budget a hot topic

Early budget projections had council meeting with library and museum boards this week

Street view of the Trail Riverfront Centre, Nov. 7. (Sheri Regnier photo)
The water safety line at Gyro Park in Trail is pretty much beached this week as river levels reached an unusually low point for this time of year. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Columbia River levels low in Trail

“This is related to the extremely dry summer we experienced,” says BC Hydro’s Jennifer Walker-Larsen

The water safety line at Gyro Park in Trail is pretty much beached this week as river levels reached an unusually low point for this time of year. (Sheri Regnier photo)
(Images: AirCanada.com)

Kootenay kidney patient awaiting Air Canada refund

Dan Ervin has waited for an Air Canada refund since his kidney transplant was cancelled in August

(Images: AirCanada.com)
In September, Teck announced an increase in zinc production guidance at Red Dog. The news was positive for Teck Trail Ops because most of the site’s zinc concentrate comes from the Alaskan mine. Red Dog’s zinc production for 2017 is now expected to be in the range of 525,000 to 550,000 tonnes, up from the prior guidance range of 475,000 to 500,000 tonnes. (Trail Times file photo)

Zinc production helps boost Teck profits

Third quarter profits more than doubled compared to 2016, states Teck Resources

In September, Teck announced an increase in zinc production guidance at Red Dog. The news was positive for Teck Trail Ops because most of the site’s zinc concentrate comes from the Alaskan mine. Red Dog’s zinc production for 2017 is now expected to be in the range of 525,000 to 550,000 tonnes, up from the prior guidance range of 475,000 to 500,000 tonnes. (Trail Times file photo)
After a bumper crop fruit season, Desiree Profili, community coordinator for Rossland/Trail WildsafeBC, says the biggest complaint has been from people who were not able to access fruit on their very large trees.

Fruit is like candy to bears; Rossland/Trail WildsafeBC advises fall pruning

Fall is the opportune time for tree maintenance and pruning, says WildsafeBC

After a bumper crop fruit season, Desiree Profili, community coordinator for Rossland/Trail WildsafeBC, says the biggest complaint has been from people who were not able to access fruit on their very large trees.
Construction is underway at the Trail Regional Airport. The new terminal building is slated to open in mid-November. (Guy Bertrand photo)

Trail seeking $1 million loan from Trust

Trail council began the process for a $1 million loan from Columbia Basin Trust

Construction is underway at the Trail Regional Airport. The new terminal building is slated to open in mid-November. (Guy Bertrand photo)
A year ago, Ledcor was already digging into the Riverfront Centre project. The official ground breaking ceremony was held Oct. 13, 2016.

Old to new, big move for Trail library

The Riverfront Centre in downtown Trail is slated to open early next year

A year ago, Ledcor was already digging into the Riverfront Centre project. The official ground breaking ceremony was held Oct. 13, 2016.
The Elder Care Campaign at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital has exceeded its $325,000 goal. A donor wall unveiling is slated for Thursday, Oct. 12 at 4:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to attend the public reception is asked to RSVP foundation administrator Christine Meschi via email at christine.meschi@interiorhealth.ca or by calling 250.364.3424. (Trail Times file photo)

KBRH Elder Care Campaign exceeds target

KBRH Health Foundation is hosting a donor wall unveiling Thursday, Oct. 12 at 4:30 p.m.

The Elder Care Campaign at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital has exceeded its $325,000 goal. A donor wall unveiling is slated for Thursday, Oct. 12 at 4:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to attend the public reception is asked to RSVP foundation administrator Christine Meschi via email at christine.meschi@interiorhealth.ca or by calling 250.364.3424. (Trail Times file photo)
Police have confirmed three fatalities, two women from Castlegar and a man from Genelle, following a head-on collision near Grand Forks on Tuesday.

Three die in Grand Forks head-on

Police confirm two Castlegar women and one Genelle man were killed

Police have confirmed three fatalities, two women from Castlegar and a man from Genelle, following a head-on collision near Grand Forks on Tuesday.
Kristen Renn, VISAC artistic director and curator, began setting up the gallery’s first show of the season, “Artistry & Ink” earlier this week. The exhibition is the first of its kind in the region, showcasing work by eight talented tattoo artists including Alana Cronshaw (above). The exhibit opens with a public reception Friday from 6-8:30 p.m. and will run until Nov.3. Sheri Regnier photo

Tattoo artistry showcased in VISAC’s first show

The downtown Trail gallery opens the season Friday night with ‘Artistry & Ink’

Kristen Renn, VISAC artistic director and curator, began setting up the gallery’s first show of the season, “Artistry & Ink” earlier this week. The exhibition is the first of its kind in the region, showcasing work by eight talented tattoo artists including Alana Cronshaw (above). The exhibit opens with a public reception Friday from 6-8:30 p.m. and will run until Nov.3. Sheri Regnier photo
Community Futures Greater Trail was recognized at the British Columbia Community Futures AGM for its outstanding business loan program. Pictured from left are: Erik Kalacis, executive director, Tamara Rotach, loans manager, and Sara Stuart, director.

Provincial award for Greater Trail Community Futures

The Greater Trail organization received an Investment Fund Award from BC Community Futures

Community Futures Greater Trail was recognized at the British Columbia Community Futures AGM for its outstanding business loan program. Pictured from left are: Erik Kalacis, executive director, Tamara Rotach, loans manager, and Sara Stuart, director.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. In support of a local friend’s three-year battle with the disease, a group of 42 women attended an intimate painting canvas party on Sept. 14 and raised $1,200 for Team Linda’s Walk of Hope. . Submitted photos

Knowledge is power in fighting ovarian cancer

An estimated 2,800 Canadian women will be newly diagnosed this year

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. In support of a local friend’s three-year battle with the disease, a group of 42 women attended an intimate painting canvas party on Sept. 14 and raised $1,200 for Team Linda’s Walk of Hope. . Submitted photos
There’s many angles to the Riverfront Centre, the city’s new integrated public library and museum.

Police and library funding of interest to Trail at UBCM

The annual UBCM goes from Monday to Friday next week in Vancouver

There’s many angles to the Riverfront Centre, the city’s new integrated public library and museum.
Trail teenagers really dug into planting for Communities in Bloom (CiB) this year, and over the weekend, the city was recognized for those outstanding efforts with a Scotts Youth Involvement Award. (Trail Times file photo)

Trail CiB recognized for youth involvement

Trail CiB received a youth involvement award, Skywalk mention, and maintained its five-bloom rating

Trail teenagers really dug into planting for Communities in Bloom (CiB) this year, and over the weekend, the city was recognized for those outstanding efforts with a Scotts Youth Involvement Award. (Trail Times file photo)