City of Trail

June Hills of Trail won a big jackpot of $5,083 playing Bingo on Friday night with the @RotaryCommunityOnlineBingo on Facebook. Photo: Submitted

Trail player wins big jackpot in Rotary Community Online Bingo

Cards for regular games go on sale every Sunday

 

The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in March hit a record high as they continued their rebound from the lows of earlier this year when the COVID-19 froze the market. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Seller’s market continues for Kootenay homeowners

In Trail, sales were up almost 40 per cent from the same time last year …

 

Trail Coffee Company’s Maddie Van Horn is making the best out of the province’s latest health orders, and invites patrons to enjoy a hand-roasted coffee on her new patio. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail coffee shop owner serving it up on outdoor patio

March 31, the PHO shut down pubs and restaurants to indoor dining.

 

Gus doing a little hard time before reuniting with his owners. Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail RCMP report cheery conclusions to missing cases

Media brief from the Trail and Greater District RCMP

Gus doing a little hard time before reuniting with his owners. Photo: Trail RCMP
“It’s never too early to start your own Advance Care Plan, but sometimes it can be too late,” says the BC Hospice Palliative Care Association. Photo: Joanna Nix-Walkup on Unsplash

Start the conversation on April 16, National Advance Care Planning Day

Hospice advises to communicate your wishes for peace of mind

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“It’s never too early to start your own Advance Care Plan, but sometimes it can be too late,” says the BC Hospice Palliative Care Association. Photo: Joanna Nix-Walkup on Unsplash
ANKORS commemorated those who died due to drug poisoning at International Overdose Awareness Day on Sept. 1, 2020. Photo: Tyler Harper

Trail, Rossland advocates commemorate lives lost to opioid crisis

Wednesday marks five years since B.C. declared the opioid crisis a provincial health emergency.

ANKORS commemorated those who died due to drug poisoning at International Overdose Awareness Day on Sept. 1, 2020. Photo: Tyler Harper
Police are advising of a scam actively happening in the Kootenay Boundary, one that involves a person trying to sell the victim gold for cash. Problem is, the gold is fake. Photo: Matt Flores on Unsplash

Fake gold scam re-surfaces in the Kootenay Boundary

Victims are approached in high-traffic areas by someone claiming to need emergency cash

Police are advising of a scam actively happening in the Kootenay Boundary, one that involves a person trying to sell the victim gold for cash. Problem is, the gold is fake. Photo: Matt Flores on Unsplash
The 1100-block of Pine Avenue in downtown Trail is closed to traffic this week as crews from Seko Construction install water and sewer service connections for the new gas station slated to open this summer. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Traffic change in downtown Trail this week

The 1100-block of Pine Avenue is closed to vehicles

The 1100-block of Pine Avenue in downtown Trail is closed to traffic this week as crews from Seko Construction install water and sewer service connections for the new gas station slated to open this summer. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Alison Watson spotted this mama bear and her cub up an oak tree in Warfield last fall. Photo: Alison Watson

Secure your trash; Bears are awaking in Greater Trail and they’re hungry

Trash is the most reported attractant involved in human-bear conflicts

Alison Watson spotted this mama bear and her cub up an oak tree in Warfield last fall. Photo: Alison Watson
LeRoi Community Foundation President, Scott Daniels presented a $12,000 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation.#ECSFund	Photo: Submitted

Foundation donates $12,000 to Kootenay Boundary COVID relief

KBRH Health Foundation received $12,000 towards its COVID-19 Greatest Need Fund #ECSFund

LeRoi Community Foundation President, Scott Daniels presented a $12,000 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation.#ECSFund	Photo: Submitted
Myles Parsons was found guilty in Rossland Supreme Court of dangerous driving causing the death of Michael McIsaac, who was 26 when he died on July 14, 2016. Photo: Trail Times

Justice delayed again for Warfield family and their deceased son

The McIsaacs were expecting to hear a sentence, but that didn’t happen …

Myles Parsons was found guilty in Rossland Supreme Court of dangerous driving causing the death of Michael McIsaac, who was 26 when he died on July 14, 2016. Photo: Trail Times
Trail Salvation Army is feeding locals from a mobile truck in downtown Trail three nights a week from now and until June. Photos: Sheri Regnier

Mobile unit helps feed the Trail community

The truck is out-and-about three days a week, serving between 70 to 85 people each night.

Trail Salvation Army is feeding locals from a mobile truck in downtown Trail three nights a week from now and until June. Photos: Sheri Regnier
Funds will be raised through a virtual concert on April 15 showcasing Canadian talent. Image: Grans to Grans

Trail Grans to Grans invites locals to virtual fundraising concert

90 minutes of music, dance, storytelling, and drumming will stream April 15

Funds will be raised through a virtual concert on April 15 showcasing Canadian talent. Image: Grans to Grans
Darcee O’Hearn found her honey bees dead a few weeks ago, all showing signs of poisoning. Since then the two queen bees have also died. Photos: Darcee O’Hearn

Stop using toxic chemicals implores Trail beekeeping family after 2 hives poisoned

Darcee O’Hearn recalls hearing what sounded like raindrops, but was actually her bees dying

Darcee O’Hearn found her honey bees dead a few weeks ago, all showing signs of poisoning. Since then the two queen bees have also died. Photos: Darcee O’Hearn
A pigeon is reported to have caused injury to the head of a Trail man. (Note: not the pigeon in this photo) Photo: Unsplash

Trail RCMP recover gun magazine, report dog bite, pigeon attack

Greater Trail RCMP media brief includes details on found magazine, dog bite, pigeon peck

A pigeon is reported to have caused injury to the head of a Trail man. (Note: not the pigeon in this photo) Photo: Unsplash
The Trail Regional Airport will receive $180,000 from the provincial government to assist operations and keep flying through the pandemic.

Trail airport receives $180,000 provincial boost

Funding will help airports provide essential services to rural communities

The Trail Regional Airport will receive $180,000 from the provincial government to assist operations and keep flying through the pandemic.
Proof of a mandatory negative COVID-19 screening test must be presented to CBSA when crossing the border into Canada. Photo: Medakit Ltd on Unsplash

Rossland seniors fined $3,450 under quarantine act

Police: Ticket is for violating section 58 of the Quarantine Act for the second offence

Proof of a mandatory negative COVID-19 screening test must be presented to CBSA when crossing the border into Canada. Photo: Medakit Ltd on Unsplash
Rotary Club Community Bingo goes every Friday night, purchase tickets online.

Rotary community Bingo growing by leaps and bounds

It’s been so popular, that the Rotary clubs have the difficult task of sharing the funds raised

Rotary Club Community Bingo goes every Friday night, purchase tickets online.
SMS Italo Canadese has donated $50,000 to the ICU/HART Project at KBRH. Campaign funds will upgrade mandatory medical equipment to advance care for critically ill and injured patients. SMS Italo Canadese members Lina Horan (left) and Toni Driutti presented this generous donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Italo Canadese sell Trail hall; make big donations to local charities

SMS Italo Canadese officially registered as a fraternal mutual benefit society on March 26, 1934

SMS Italo Canadese has donated $50,000 to the ICU/HART Project at KBRH. Campaign funds will upgrade mandatory medical equipment to advance care for critically ill and injured patients. SMS Italo Canadese members Lina Horan (left) and Toni Driutti presented this generous donation to the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Myrt Servatius alongside members of Kootenay Métis South dished up homemade bannock and soup after the flag raising at Trail City Hall, Nov. 15, 2019. *THIS PHOTO IS FROM 2019.* Photo: Trail Times

Kootenay South Métis leader recognized for dedication amid pandemic

Nominations came from boards, community members, co-workers, grandchildren, and friends.

Myrt Servatius alongside members of Kootenay Métis South dished up homemade bannock and soup after the flag raising at Trail City Hall, Nov. 15, 2019. *THIS PHOTO IS FROM 2019.* Photo: Trail Times