City of Trail

Athletics Canada ranked Trail Track and Field athletes Sadie Joyce, Makenna Gallon, Jendaya and Ellery Shields among the top athletes in the province for their respective events.

Trail track athetes excel at Calgary meet

Trail Track and Field athletes ranked among the best in province by Athletics Canada

 

Police were called to the scene of alleged horse manure flinging in Rossland on Sunday. Photo: Vincent Botta/Unsplash

No horsin’ around, Trail police called to resolve manure spat

The argument between neighbours happened at a rural property in Rossland on Sunday

 

A.M. Ford has donated $19,300 to the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign. The donation will be used for an examination and consultation room in the ambulatory care general clinic. A.M. Ford Dealer Principal Dan Ashman presents this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Dan Caverly

Hospital campaign starts with a challenge to Kootenay Boundary businesses

Two-year $750,000 Ambulatory Care Campaign now underway by KBRH Health Foundation

 

The BC Centre for Disease’s Control’s latest COVID-19 map shows new cases reported in each local health area between Sept. 5-11.

COVID-19 cases plummet across West Boundary, Kootenays

The latest numbers from the BC CDC offer hope that the 4th wave may be cresting in both regions

The BC Centre for Disease’s Control’s latest COVID-19 map shows new cases reported in each local health area between Sept. 5-11.
Video footage captures a bear mock charging a man in Rossland in early September 2021. (jdthegeneral/Instagram)

Grizzly bear bluff charges man in Kootenay town

Rossland-Trail WildSafeBC reports the grizzly interaction occurred on Railway Avenue, Sept. 2

Video footage captures a bear mock charging a man in Rossland in early September 2021. (jdthegeneral/Instagram)
Seasoned gardeners at Mountain Side Village in Fruitvale bought many plants from local sources to grow this season. But this particular bounty of purple tomatoes, called the Indigo Rose, is something new to them. Photos: Submitted

Perplexed by a purple tomato? Learn about the ‘Indigo Rose’

Indigo Rose is a new breed of cherry-tomato that contains anthocyanin

Seasoned gardeners at Mountain Side Village in Fruitvale bought many plants from local sources to grow this season. But this particular bounty of purple tomatoes, called the Indigo Rose, is something new to them. Photos: Submitted
David Dudeck shares this striking photo of amber skies overhead in Trail on Sunday. Middle left is a wildfire service plane, part of the fleet fighting the Bear Creek fire. Photo: David Dudeck

Update: Evacuation alert rescinded for wildfire burning near Trail

BC and local wildfire crews responded to a wildfire started Sunday afternoon on Bear Creek Rd.

David Dudeck shares this striking photo of amber skies overhead in Trail on Sunday. Middle left is a wildfire service plane, part of the fleet fighting the Bear Creek fire. Photo: David Dudeck
Smoke and a lack of rain is characterizing mid-summer in Trail and across the province. Smoke was so thick in the Silver City last week that operations were affected at Teck Trail. As well, due to extreme drought, the City of Trail has cut its outdoor water usage at most parks by 50 per cent and is asking property owners to voluntarily do the same. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Wildfire smoke impacts operations at Trail smelter

The oxygen plant at Teck Trail has been shutdown due to thick wildfire smoke

Smoke and a lack of rain is characterizing mid-summer in Trail and across the province. Smoke was so thick in the Silver City last week that operations were affected at Teck Trail. As well, due to extreme drought, the City of Trail has cut its outdoor water usage at most parks by 50 per cent and is asking property owners to voluntarily do the same. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The vibrant new Riverside Inclusion Mural by Tyler Toews can be seen on the wall of the Trail Association for Community Living. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail association unveils Riverside Mural for Inclusion

The vibrant mural is on the wall of the Trail Association Activity Centre near the Skywalk in Trail

The vibrant new Riverside Inclusion Mural by Tyler Toews can be seen on the wall of the Trail Association for Community Living. Photo: Jim Bailey
City hall announced on June 21 that after 26 years of service to the municipality, Chief Administrative Officer David Perehudoff would be leaving his position as a result of a council code of conduct violation. Photo: Trail CiB

Trail CAO’s early leave to cost the city upwards of $300,000

“It’s important to clarify that Mr Perehudoff did not resign his position,” Michelle McIsaac explains.

City hall announced on June 21 that after 26 years of service to the municipality, Chief Administrative Officer David Perehudoff would be leaving his position as a result of a council code of conduct violation. Photo: Trail CiB
Cam Cunningham with his sister Keara Starr Cunningham. Photo: Submitted

Fundraiser launched in memory of Trail homicide victim

Cam Cunningham died the night of June 30 after an altercation in downtown Trail

Cam Cunningham with his sister Keara Starr Cunningham. Photo: Submitted
A severe thunderstorm warning is called for the late afternoon or early evening of Wednesday, July 7. Photo: Johannes Plenio/Unsplash

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for West Kootenay

Environment Canada issued the alert on Wednesday morning

A severe thunderstorm warning is called for the late afternoon or early evening of Wednesday, July 7. Photo: Johannes Plenio/Unsplash
BC Transit recommends that customers wear a face covering when on board a BC Transit vehicle and at bus stops. Photo: BC Transit

West Kootenay transit riders asked to keep wearing masks

BC Transit: Ongoing goal is to create a comfortable environment for all customers and drivers

BC Transit recommends that customers wear a face covering when on board a BC Transit vehicle and at bus stops. Photo: BC Transit

Suspect in Trail homicide arrested and released

The homicide resulted after an apparent altercation in Trail on Canada Day eve

Note: Model and year of stolen Ford Escape but this is not the vehicle taken on Saturday. Image: ConsumerReports.org

Trail police issue BOLO for stolen vehicle

Ford Escape stolen from Iris Crescent on June 19

Note: Model and year of stolen Ford Escape but this is not the vehicle taken on Saturday. Image: ConsumerReports.org
Waneta Manor is located on Laburnum Drive in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier

New elevator coming to Trail manor this summer, says head manager

The elevator in Waneta Manor has been out of commission since February

Waneta Manor is located on Laburnum Drive in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Waneta Manor is located on Laburnum Drive in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Senior dies as Trail tenants continue wait for broken elevator to be fixed

The elevator in Waneta Manor has been out of commission since February

Waneta Manor is located on Laburnum Drive in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The KBRH Gratitude Mural by Tyler Toews was unveiled at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on June 9. L-R: Kala Draney, third year med student, Dr. Scot Mountain, Diane Shendruk from IH, Dr. Carolyn Stark, Dr. Sue Benzer, Dr. Kristen Edge, James Brotherhood, Dr. Dennis Small, and Dr. Sue Babensee. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary doctors offer a healthy dose of goodness with Gratitude Mural

Its red ribbon is in the shape of a heart rising above a Kootenay Boundary mountain scene

The KBRH Gratitude Mural by Tyler Toews was unveiled at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on June 9. L-R: Kala Draney, third year med student, Dr. Scot Mountain, Diane Shendruk from IH, Dr. Carolyn Stark, Dr. Sue Benzer, Dr. Kristen Edge, James Brotherhood, Dr. Dennis Small, and Dr. Sue Babensee. Photo: Submitted
TELUS is proposing to construct a 5G tower at Pople Park. Photo: Sheri Regnier

First 5G tower in Trail proposed for placement in popular park

TELUS has a consultation process open until June 28

TELUS is proposing to construct a 5G tower at Pople Park. Photo: Sheri Regnier
‘Ram I am’
Ellen Vallie is a member of the West Kootenay Camera Club. Her photographs will be among those displayed in the club’s upcoming photo exhibit. Photo: Ellen Vallie

Popular West Kootenay photo show returns in June

This year’s exhibition will feature favourite photos of club members

‘Ram I am’
Ellen Vallie is a member of the West Kootenay Camera Club. Her photographs will be among those displayed in the club’s upcoming photo exhibit. Photo: Ellen Vallie