City of Trail

Opened Oct. 15, 1958, Trail Kresge became the 87th Kresge store in Canada. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Kresge, the most memorable lunch counter ever

What are your Kresge’s memories?

 

Leaders and advocates gathered in downtown Trail on Oct. 4, for a window blessing and recognition of the display focused on “Remembering and Honouring the Children through Truth and Reconciliation.” Photo: Submitted

Trail window display recognizes need for truth and reconciliation

Kris Salikin and Crystal Laren from COINS led the ceremony with a smudge, drum, and singing

 

A new HVAC system is coming to the Trail Memorial Centre’s old library. Photo: Jim Bailey

GOC Briefs: Council moves forward with city projects

HVAC systems set for installation in TMC and RCMP buildings

 

The Trail Times wishes everyone a safe and fun long weekend. Photo: Ron Wilson

Happy Thanksgiving from the Trail Times

The Times office will reopen Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 9 a.m.

The Trail Times wishes everyone a safe and fun long weekend. Photo: Ron Wilson
Medical officer asks Trail residents to keep Thanksgiving gatherings small.

Medical health officer urges Greater Trail residents to keep holiday gatherings small

Number of COVID cases in Greater Trail remain at all time high

Medical officer asks Trail residents to keep Thanksgiving gatherings small.
The opening date for the Salvation Army Thrift Store in its new locale at Waneta Plaza is Oct. 18. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Renovations will be underway in the downtown locale for the next year.

Heads up bargain hunters – thrift store moving to Trail mall

The new locale is slated to open at the Waneta Plaza on Oct. 18

The opening date for the Salvation Army Thrift Store in its new locale at Waneta Plaza is Oct. 18. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Renovations will be underway in the downtown locale for the next year.
Oasis resident Joe Thalman grew this massive Manitoba squash measuring 67 inches around in October 1974. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: The Great Gourd

Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Oasis resident Joe Thalman grew this massive Manitoba squash measuring 67 inches around in October 1974. Photo: Trail Historical Society
A Pipe Major led the procession to the crash site in Germany before the memorial for the 23 airmen - including Trail teenager Jack McVie - was unveiled on Sept. 25. Photo: Submitted

Ceremony honours Trail airman, 17, and 22 others killed in Second World War

Jack McVie was born in Trail on Dec. 18, 1926. He died in action over Germany on Sept. 24, 1944.

A Pipe Major led the procession to the crash site in Germany before the memorial for the 23 airmen - including Trail teenager Jack McVie - was unveiled on Sept. 25. Photo: Submitted
Trail council poo-pooed Gyro Park and asked city staff to further review possible locations for an off-leash dog park. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail GOC asks for further review of off-leash dog park location

Residents voted Gyro Park as their top choice for a dog park, but Trail GOC has reservations

Trail council poo-pooed Gyro Park and asked city staff to further review possible locations for an off-leash dog park. Photo: Jim Bailey
Money raised during this campaign helps local CBAL teams focus on specific literacy and learning needs.

Columbia Basin ‘Books for Kids’ kicks off

October kicks off CBAL’s annual Books for Kids campaign held in partnership with Black Press etc.

Money raised during this campaign helps local CBAL teams focus on specific literacy and learning needs.
St. Michael’s and Webster Elementary schools were the sites of COVID exposure events in September. Photo: Jim Bailey

IH web platform confirms COVID cases in Trail schools

Health Authority pivots on policy, website shows COVID exposures at BC schools

St. Michael’s and Webster Elementary schools were the sites of COVID exposure events in September. Photo: Jim Bailey
St. Michael’s and Webster Elementary schools were the sites of COVID exposure events in September. Photo: Jim Bailey

IH web platform confirms COVID cases in Trail schools

Health Authority pivots on policy, website shows COVID exposures at BC schools

St. Michael’s and Webster Elementary schools were the sites of COVID exposure events in September. Photo: Jim Bailey
Interior Health has declared the COVID outbreak at KBRH over. An outbreak is declared when transmission originates within the healthcare setting, in this case, two patients in the KBRH psychiatric unit.

How B.C. counts daily COVID-19 cases in hospitals

Interior Health has declared the outbreak at KBRH is over

Interior Health has declared the COVID outbreak at KBRH over. An outbreak is declared when transmission originates within the healthcare setting, in this case, two patients in the KBRH psychiatric unit.
The RDKB applied for an active transportation planning grant to invest in the Lower Columbia Rolling Green Ribbon. Image: RDKB

Fruitvale, Trail, RDKB to improve connectivity away from cars

Fruitvale, Trail and the Kootenay Boundary regional district (RDKB) will be forging…

The RDKB applied for an active transportation planning grant to invest in the Lower Columbia Rolling Green Ribbon. Image: RDKB
The Regional Distrit of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) applied for an active transportation planning grant to invest in the Lower Columbia Rolling Green Ribbon. (RDKB graphic)

Fruitvale, Trail, RDKB to improve connectivity away from cars

Fruitvale, Trail and the Kootenay Boundary regional district (RDKB) are following Rossland’s…

The Regional Distrit of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) applied for an active transportation planning grant to invest in the Lower Columbia Rolling Green Ribbon. (RDKB graphic)
Hall Printing sold the building back to the Freemasons in 2004, however the business still operates from the Victoria Street locale.

Trail Masonic Temple goes back to blue

Trail at one point had three Masonic lodges; Fidelity #32, Emulation #125 and Friendship #144.

Hall Printing sold the building back to the Freemasons in 2004, however the business still operates from the Victoria Street locale.
A healing drum song is played during Orange Shirt Day 2019 in downtown Victoria. Photo: Black Press

Greater Trail municipalities and regional offices closed on Thursday

Sept. 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

A healing drum song is played during Orange Shirt Day 2019 in downtown Victoria. Photo: Black Press
B.C. vaccine card on a smartphone, green indicates two doses. Photo: Black Press

BC Vaccine Card is the only verification of status

The province is reminding British Columbians that the BC Vaccine Card is…

B.C. vaccine card on a smartphone, green indicates two doses. Photo: Black Press
Instagram images: @VancouverFineArtGallery/@JMcLeanGallery

Trail-born talent on Instagram

Janice McLean’s paintings are on exhibit at the Vancouver Fine Art Gallery

Instagram images: @VancouverFineArtGallery/@JMcLeanGallery
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

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.