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Pride Gym fighter Keanan Paterchuk earned a first round victory and the light-heavyweight title at the Proving Grounds Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty, Wash.

Pride Gym fighter wins Proving Ground MMA title

Keanan Paterchuk captures light-heavyweight title with decisive win over Chris “Giant Killer” Gamby

Pride Gym fighter Keanan Paterchuk earned a first round victory and the light-heavyweight title at the Proving Grounds Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty, Wash.
From the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute. Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives. Photos can be scanned and the original is retained by the donor.

Our History in Pictures

Do you have original photos of Rossland’s storied history? Consider sharing with Rossland Museum

  • Jun 1, 2022
From the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute. Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives. Photos can be scanned and the original is retained by the donor.
A Trail man reported to police that he sent a nude photograph to another social media account, then received a message to transfer $400 electronically or the photo would be posted to the public on the internet. Photo: Unsplash

Nude photo prompts online extortion case for the Trail RCMP

Trail police determined the attempted extortion was likely perpetrated from a foreign account.

A Trail man reported to police that he sent a nude photograph to another social media account, then received a message to transfer $400 electronically or the photo would be posted to the public on the internet. Photo: Unsplash
The application window for seniors to apply to defer property taxes is between May 1 and Dec. 31, 2022. Photo: Unsplash

Property tax deferral option opens for B.C. low-income seniors

The City of Trail mailed out property tax notices last week

The application window for seniors to apply to defer property taxes is between May 1 and Dec. 31, 2022. Photo: Unsplash
The Glenmerry Elementary School Track Meet went full steam ahead at Haley Park on Wednesday, May 25 with about 100 students, teachers, staff and parent volunteers all getting into the action. Photos: Jim Bailey and Christine DeRosa

Glenmerry Elementary track and field

Glenmerry Elementary School hit the track at Haley Park Wednesday in preparation for the SD20 meet

The Glenmerry Elementary School Track Meet went full steam ahead at Haley Park on Wednesday, May 25 with about 100 students, teachers, staff and parent volunteers all getting into the action. Photos: Jim Bailey and Christine DeRosa
This family movie will air at 8:15 p.m. on Friday, May 27 at Haley Park.

Families invited to Friday night outdoor movie in Warfield

Trail arts council and Royal Theatre screening “The Princess Bride” at Haley Park

This family movie will air at 8:15 p.m. on Friday, May 27 at Haley Park.
Workers poured the foundation this week as construction rolls along on the Dairy Queen Grill and Chill Restaurant coming soon to downtown Trail. Business owners at BJT Properties say the new build represents a $2.5M investment, 20 full time jobs, and 25 part-time jobs. Photo: Jim Bailey

Help wanted: Will the labour shortage impact Trail businesses?

For insight, the Trail Times went to job market experts at The Skills Centre

Workers poured the foundation this week as construction rolls along on the Dairy Queen Grill and Chill Restaurant coming soon to downtown Trail. Business owners at BJT Properties say the new build represents a $2.5M investment, 20 full time jobs, and 25 part-time jobs. Photo: Jim Bailey
West Kootenay EcoSocietys Farms to Friends program continues to support families through the Kootenays by providing local, farm-fresh produce. Photo: Submitted

Farm to Friends invests in Kootenay farmers and families

West Kootenay EcoSociety created Farms to Friends during the height of the pandemic in 2020.

West Kootenay EcoSocietys Farms to Friends program continues to support families through the Kootenays by providing local, farm-fresh produce. Photo: Submitted
Glenmerry Bowl's Tim Flack is heading to the Masters National 5-Pin Bowling championship in Edmonton July 1-5. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail bowler rolls way to Master Nationals

Glenmerry Bowl’s Tim Flack is making his second trip to the Master National bowling championship

Glenmerry Bowl's Tim Flack is heading to the Masters National 5-Pin Bowling championship in Edmonton July 1-5. Photo: Jim Bailey
Since 2019, WorkSafeBC has slapped Teck Metals with two work site penalties collectively totalling $701,362. Photo: Trail Times

Teck Metals fined $55,000 for ammonia leak in Trail

The latest work site violation from April follows a $646K WorkSafeBC penalty in May 2019

Since 2019, WorkSafeBC has slapped Teck Metals with two work site penalties collectively totalling $701,362. Photo: Trail Times
Trail native Lauren Bay Regula will host a softball clinic at Butler Park as part of the Teck Coaching Series. Sign up now. Photo: Softball Canada

Teck Coaching Series: Bay-Regula to put on free softball clinic

Softball and baseball players are encouraged to sign up for the Lauren Bay-Regula clinic on May 28

Trail native Lauren Bay Regula will host a softball clinic at Butler Park as part of the Teck Coaching Series. Sign up now. Photo: Softball Canada
Beyond Extinction traces Indigenous matriarchs who revive traditions and fight to save an ancient burial ground in the Slocan Valley. Declared “extinct” by the Indian Act, the film documents their intimate living histories and their decades long struggle for recognition.

‘Beyond Extinction: A Sinixt Resurgence,’ showing Friday at the Royal Theatre

The film documents three decades of Indigenous struggle by the Sinixt people

Beyond Extinction traces Indigenous matriarchs who revive traditions and fight to save an ancient burial ground in the Slocan Valley. Declared “extinct” by the Indian Act, the film documents their intimate living histories and their decades long struggle for recognition.
The suspect tripped over his own feet and fell down; which promptly resulted in the Trail RCMP officer arresting him for criminal break, enter and theft. Photo: Max Bender/Unsplash

Trail RCMP arrest klutzy Castlegar thief after he trips up

The suspect attempted to flee but the officer followed him in a marked police vehicle

The suspect tripped over his own feet and fell down; which promptly resulted in the Trail RCMP officer arresting him for criminal break, enter and theft. Photo: Max Bender/Unsplash
Following a night of showcasing all they’ve learned over seven months, the Trail ambassadors’ pageant culminated in the crowning of new royalty; Miss Trail Rannde Wyatt (right) and Miss Trail Princess Esther Lawe. The Trail Times congratulates all the candidates for their remarkable accomplishments. Photo: Trail Ambassador Programme/Facebook

Trail ambassadors shine: Miss Trail and Miss Trail Princess crowned

“The pageant this year really showcased Trail youth at their finest.”

Following a night of showcasing all they’ve learned over seven months, the Trail ambassadors’ pageant culminated in the crowning of new royalty; Miss Trail Rannde Wyatt (right) and Miss Trail Princess Esther Lawe. The Trail Times congratulates all the candidates for their remarkable accomplishments. Photo: Trail Ambassador Programme/Facebook
The month of May marks the beginning of increased traffic on British Columbia roadways and, with more road users, BC Highway Patrol cautions commuters about the potential for an increase in collisions. Photo: CHUTTERSNAP/Unsplash

Trail RCMP catch driver going 122 clicks in 60 km zone

BC Highway Patrol: May is High Risk Driving month

The month of May marks the beginning of increased traffic on British Columbia roadways and, with more road users, BC Highway Patrol cautions commuters about the potential for an increase in collisions. Photo: CHUTTERSNAP/Unsplash
Tuesday’s event provides an opportunity to meet local service providers who are working to end gender based violence and to support victims of sexual and domestic abuse. VAWIR thanks Ferraro Foods for donating space and lunch supplies for The Clothesline Project.

Community invited to Clothesline Project event in Trail, Tuesday

T-shirts bearing anti-violence messages and local service providers will attend

Tuesday’s event provides an opportunity to meet local service providers who are working to end gender based violence and to support victims of sexual and domestic abuse. VAWIR thanks Ferraro Foods for donating space and lunch supplies for The Clothesline Project.
The West Kootenay Rebels won gold at the Kamloops u17 Spring Knockout softball tournament on the weekend. West Kootenay rolled to gold with a 7-4 victory over Kelowna in the final. Photo: submitted

West Kootenay Rebels strike gold at Kamloops tournament

West Kootenay Rebels rock Kelowna West Side Outlaws and roll to 7-4 victory in final

  • May 11, 2022
The West Kootenay Rebels won gold at the Kamloops u17 Spring Knockout softball tournament on the weekend. West Kootenay rolled to gold with a 7-4 victory over Kelowna in the final. Photo: submitted
A 33-year old Kelowna man is behind bars after the Trail and Salmo RCMP joined forces to track down the alleged thief of a BMW. Photo: Bastian Pudill/Unsplash

Trail and Salmo RCMP team up to nab alleged car thief from Kelowna

Michael Shimaro-Campbell remains in custody charged with criminal offences in Trail and Salmo.

A 33-year old Kelowna man is behind bars after the Trail and Salmo RCMP joined forces to track down the alleged thief of a BMW. Photo: Bastian Pudill/Unsplash
Photo: Trail Times

Trail senior hurt in alleged assault, woman suspect charged

The alleged assault occurred in downtown Trail Friday at 6 p.m.

Photo: Trail Times
A very large black bear broke into a West Trail house in the early hours of May 8. By the time the bruin retreated, five windows were shattered. Conservation was called. Photo: Submitted

Bears are back: Bruin smashes 5 windows breaking into Trail home

Hungry bear has Trail police are warning locals to stay vigilant with bear smart practices

A very large black bear broke into a West Trail house in the early hours of May 8. By the time the bruin retreated, five windows were shattered. Conservation was called. Photo: Submitted