Sheri Regnier

The Coldest Night of the Year event will raise money for the local Getting to Home program. Walk virtually or in-person on Feb. 20 – there’s a place for everyone! Photo: Trail Times

Be part of Coldest Night of the Year; be part of a solution for Trail

Proceeds from the Feb. 20 fundraiser will be directed into Getting to Home

The Coldest Night of the Year event will raise money for the local Getting to Home program. Walk virtually or in-person on Feb. 20 – there’s a place for everyone! Photo: Trail Times
VISAC staff Mena McGill prepping art box contents in the Rossland museum, which donated their space when the community centre VISAC is housed in, was closed for the holidays. Photo: Submitted

Gallery offers ArtBoxes and Art PenPals for Greater Trail seniors

VISAC Gallery has come up with a creative way to reach out to seniors stuck at home because of COVID

VISAC staff Mena McGill prepping art box contents in the Rossland museum, which donated their space when the community centre VISAC is housed in, was closed for the holidays. Photo: Submitted
More than 1,200 drivers were checked for sobriety, insurances and valid licences in the Trail area over the holidays. Photo: Black Press

Trail RCMP nab impaired drivers

Highlights from first media release of 2021 by the Trail and Greater District RCMP

More than 1,200 drivers were checked for sobriety, insurances and valid licences in the Trail area over the holidays. Photo: Black Press
The province is taking over full administration of home owner grants, to relieve the burden on municipalities. Photo: Taylor Simpson

Province of B.C. to oversee homeowner grant applications

The administrative move is to help ease the burden for municipalities

The province is taking over full administration of home owner grants, to relieve the burden on municipalities. Photo: Taylor Simpson
Photo: File

Trail man jailed after police find loaded handgun during check stop

The incident occurred at a checkpoint Trail police set up over the holidays

Photo: File
Photo: Trail Times

Police called to Rossland business after Okanagan man refuses to wear a mask

The incident occurred the afternoon of Dec. 31

Photo: Trail Times
View from downtown Fruitvale, Dec. 5. Daily record highs were set on two days. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Warm West Kootenay winter one for the books

December was warmer than seasonal norms for the 12th month of the year.

View from downtown Fruitvale, Dec. 5. Daily record highs were set on two days. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The RDKB is highlighting decisions made over the last two months of 2020. In Trail, the regional district runs from an office on Rossland Avenue. Photo: Jim Bailey

Year-end highlights at the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary

The next board meeting is Jan. 13 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom.

The RDKB is highlighting decisions made over the last two months of 2020. In Trail, the regional district runs from an office on Rossland Avenue. Photo: Jim Bailey
The COVID-19 testing site in Trail is now located at the ICBC offices on Highway Drive in Glenmerry. Photo: Howard Regnier

Drive-through testing at new COVID-19 collection centre in Trail

Trail ICBC is located on Highway Drive in Glenmerry

The COVID-19 testing site in Trail is now located at the ICBC offices on Highway Drive in Glenmerry. Photo: Howard Regnier
Rossland Ladies Hockey Team circa 1900. Photo: Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre as digitized by the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History.

Canadian Pioneers of Women’s Hockey

The Rossland ladies remained virtually undefeated in organized play until disbanding in 1918

Rossland Ladies Hockey Team circa 1900. Photo: Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre as digitized by the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History.
Rossland Arena Society (RAS) and the City of Rossland received funding from the Le Roi Community Foundation to support the conversion of the arena lounge into a multi-use inclusive community space to accommodate a variety of group interests including physically distanced programming for arts, culture and recreation. L-R: Alex Forshaw, RAS volunteer; and Suzanne Belanger, RAS secretary. Photo: Submitted

Le Roi Foundation announces COVID-19 grants

$87,825 in COVID-19 relief funding was awarded to local organizations

Rossland Arena Society (RAS) and the City of Rossland received funding from the Le Roi Community Foundation to support the conversion of the arena lounge into a multi-use inclusive community space to accommodate a variety of group interests including physically distanced programming for arts, culture and recreation. L-R: Alex Forshaw, RAS volunteer; and Suzanne Belanger, RAS secretary. Photo: Submitted
Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care wing is underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital as the regional centre readies to open a Chronic Pain Clinic, thanks to fundraising efforts from the KBRH Health Foundation and anesthesiologist and pain specialist Dr. Kollipara. Photo: Jim Bailey

$38M building contract awarded for Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Construction of the new ambulatory care and pharmacy departments is expected to finish in 2023

Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care wing is underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital as the regional centre readies to open a Chronic Pain Clinic, thanks to fundraising efforts from the KBRH Health Foundation and anesthesiologist and pain specialist Dr. Kollipara. Photo: Jim Bailey
Ray Tenisci will have bottle up his Jan. 1 first aid ‘liquids’ until 2022 because the pandemic has cancelled the Polar Bear Swim in Trail until 2022 at the earliest. Photo: Trail Times

COVID-19 kiboshes Silver City polar bear plunge

The 44 Engineer Squadron is hoping to be back on the beach Jan. 1, 2022

Ray Tenisci will have bottle up his Jan. 1 first aid ‘liquids’ until 2022 because the pandemic has cancelled the Polar Bear Swim in Trail until 2022 at the earliest. Photo: Trail Times
The Trail and Greater District RCMP remind the public to take precautions against theft of packages this 2020 Christmas season as home delivery begins to peak over the next 10 days. Photo: Tobias Tullius on Unsplash

Tips from the Trail RCMP to avoid theft from your doorstep

Make it difficult or impossible for thieves to bag-and-run with your home deliveries

The Trail and Greater District RCMP remind the public to take precautions against theft of packages this 2020 Christmas season as home delivery begins to peak over the next 10 days. Photo: Tobias Tullius on Unsplash
Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP check 450 cars, two impaired drivers taken off the road

Trail RCMP will continue with ramped up impaired driving enforcement this month

Photo: Trail Times
Chris Vlanich, president of Trail Kiwanis, and Jocelyn Johnson, volunteer, drew the winners for Ferraro Foods gift certificates. Photo: Submitted

Trail Kiwanis draws Christmas raffle winners

Everyone who bought a Christmas tree from the Kiwanis lot was entered into the draw

Chris Vlanich, president of Trail Kiwanis, and Jocelyn Johnson, volunteer, drew the winners for Ferraro Foods gift certificates. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP nab man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

The Kamloops man is back in jail reports Sgt. Mike Wicentowich from the Trail RCMP detachment

Photo: Trail Times
Photo: Chalo Garcia on Unsplash

Greater Trail restorative justice platform gets a revamp

Trail RCMP Detachment Commander; Results of are quick and effective

Photo: Chalo Garcia on Unsplash
Photo: Lida Reeves

What you see … on a frosty Rossland day

If you have recent photos to share with Times readers email (large) to editor@trailtimes.ca

Photo: Lida Reeves
Photo:Trail Times

Stuff the Bus goes in Trail on Friday and Saturday

The annual event was postponed but will go ahead in downtown Trail on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12

Photo:Trail Times