City of Trail

David Bell made his first hole-in-one at Men’s Night at the Champion Lake Golf Course on Tuesday, June 21. Photo: Jim Bailey

Magical summer solstice at Champion Lakes Golf Course

A hole-in-one and a sub-30 round through nine holes marked the first day of summer at Champion

 

Mike Williams honed his skills at the Trail Curling Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey

CurlBC honours retired Trail ice technician

Retired ice tech Mike Williams receives CurlBC Administrator of the Year Award

 

The Trail Stingrays were thrilled to host its annual swim meet last weekend as six teams from around the West Kootenay competed in the event, the first at the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre since 2019. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Stingrays shine at home swim meet

Six teams competed as the Trail Stingrays post several podium finishes at its annual swim meet

 

“We are back to the big show in the arena,” Principal Aaron McKenzie said. “Some kids are more nervous because of the size of the crowd, but kids and families are excited.” Photo: Unsplash

Graduation convocation returns to Trail arena Friday

Convocation for JL Crowe grads of 2022 starts at 6 pm Friday, June 24, in the Trail Memorial Centre

“We are back to the big show in the arena,” Principal Aaron McKenzie said. “Some kids are more nervous because of the size of the crowd, but kids and families are excited.” Photo: Unsplash
Diamond Willow and the Trail Maple Leaf Band perform tonight at Gyro Park beginning at 6:15 p.m. Image: TDAC

Music in the Park goes tonight in East Trail

Music in the Park is back after a two-year hiatus, and it’s bigger than ever

Diamond Willow and the Trail Maple Leaf Band perform tonight at Gyro Park beginning at 6:15 p.m. Image: TDAC
Trail will go with the 80L free green bin for curbside organics pickup when the service begins in 2023.

Trail council awards contracts, decides on green bins

Trail council chooses free critter resistant bins over costly bear-proof bins for curbside organics

Trail will go with the 80L free green bin for curbside organics pickup when the service begins in 2023.
Kelly Mauriello-Zaytsoff of A.M. Ford Trail has been awarded regional Peak Performer by Ford of Canada, recognizing her in the top one per cent of performers in sales and customer satisfaction.

Ford of Canada recognizes Peak Performer at Trail dealership

“It’s been a pleasure to help people in a really fun way …” says A.M. Ford’s Kelly Mauriello-Zaytsoff

Kelly Mauriello-Zaytsoff of A.M. Ford Trail has been awarded regional Peak Performer by Ford of Canada, recognizing her in the top one per cent of performers in sales and customer satisfaction.
Fees to use facilities like the Trail aquatic centre will jump three per cent this year. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail council increases recreation fees to counter inflation

City looks for a short term solution to weather the inflationary storm

Fees to use facilities like the Trail aquatic centre will jump three per cent this year. Photo: Jim Bailey
Ali Grovue and Trail’s own Mike Watson published Rise Up: Leadership Habits for Turbulent Times, last month. Watson will be at Pharmasave Trail on Friday, June 24, 11 a.m. to sign books. All welcome. Photo: Trail Times

Author returns to his hometown of Trail, book signing Friday

Ali Grovue adn Mike Watson have published ‘Rise Up: Leadership Habits for Turbulent Times’

Ali Grovue and Trail’s own Mike Watson published Rise Up: Leadership Habits for Turbulent Times, last month. Watson will be at Pharmasave Trail on Friday, June 24, 11 a.m. to sign books. All welcome. Photo: Trail Times
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Trail’s key city administrator makes debut

CAO Colin McClure attended his first governance meeting with Trail council on Monday

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Trail RCMP detain suspected thief

A judge released the woman the next day pending a court appearance on a future date.

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The Family Action Network is hosting the first in a series of conversation cafes for parents with children ages five and under on Monday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration is required for the sessions, which will run in the Trail United Church. Photo: Unsplash

Have a child 5 or younger? Parenting cafes in Trail start soon

Families can register for the series of cafes via FAN’s website: www.familyactionnetwork.ca.

The Family Action Network is hosting the first in a series of conversation cafes for parents with children ages five and under on Monday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration is required for the sessions, which will run in the Trail United Church. Photo: Unsplash
David Dudeck’s “star of the show,” the Indigo Bunting he spotted near the Trail airport last month. Photo: David Dudeck

How one bird brought a West Kootenay community together on a rainy day

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

David Dudeck’s “star of the show,” the Indigo Bunting he spotted near the Trail airport last month. Photo: David Dudeck
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Block of Cedar Avenue in downtown Trail will be closed this week

The section will temporarily close Wednesday and reopen Saturday morning

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View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. Photo: Times file

Union workers at Teck Trail vote 99% in favour of strike

The five-year Local 480 and Local 9705 contract with Teck expired June 1, 2022.

View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. Photo: Times file
Smoke Eaters head of marketing Allison McCarthy. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail Smoke Eaters Allison McCarthy earns top BCHL marketing award

The BCHL marketing award was voted on by fellow marketers and league staff

Smoke Eaters head of marketing Allison McCarthy. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Greater Trail police were informed on June 9 of a student allegedly making a threat against a local school on social media. Image: RCMP logo

Student pulled from Trail school after allegedly making threats

Trail RCMP working with school, supporting professionals, and parents

Greater Trail police were informed on June 9 of a student allegedly making a threat against a local school on social media. Image: RCMP logo
Richard and Mary. Photo: Submitted

‘Garden of Gratitude’ the centre of a new KBRH Health Foundation project

The Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude grew from Mary and Richard’s story.

Richard and Mary. Photo: Submitted
Kootenay South Métis events for Indigenous Peoples’ Day wind down with an engaging crowd favourite, the friendship circle. Photo: Times file
Kootenay South Métis events for Indigenous Peoples’ Day wind down with an engaging crowd favourite, the friendship circle. Photo: Times file
Treverton (middle) flying helicopters with the Royal Navy display team in 1988. Photo: Vince Treverton

Trail Flying Club has its very own Top Gun pilot: A Royal Air Force veteran

Vince Treverton flew with the Royal Air Force for 19 years

Treverton (middle) flying helicopters with the Royal Navy display team in 1988. Photo: Vince Treverton