City of Trail

Jimmy Schofield enlisted for the Great War in November 1916 at the age of 23. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Part 1: Letters from the frontline of the Great War

Remembrance Day feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Jimmy Schofield enlisted for the Great War in November 1916 at the age of 23. Photo: Trail Historical Society
The City of Trail reach agreement to share facilities costs with Beaver Valley and Area A

Trail and Beaver Valley reach 5-year rec deal

B.V. and Area A to contribute $632,550 over five years to continue Trail Resident Program

The City of Trail reach agreement to share facilities costs with Beaver Valley and Area A
Jessica Kluckert (seen here with her partner Devin Wescott) is facing a long recovery after a head-on collision Oct. 25. Photo: Submitted

Victim in head-on collision near Genelle facing long recovery

On Oct. 25, a Kia crossed the centre line of Hwy 22 and struck Jessica Kluckert’s Honda

Jessica Kluckert (seen here with her partner Devin Wescott) is facing a long recovery after a head-on collision Oct. 25. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Glenn Wallace and Keith Smyth are volunteering their time to cover graffiti defacement in memory of their friend Ev Cross, Trail’s founding “Graffiti Granny.” Photo: Lynn Callender

Graffiti grandpas?

Volunteers are stepping up in memory of Ev Cross, Trail’s OG “Graffiti Granny”

L-R: Glenn Wallace and Keith Smyth are volunteering their time to cover graffiti defacement in memory of their friend Ev Cross, Trail’s founding “Graffiti Granny.” Photo: Lynn Callender
The travelling exhibit, located in the Riverfront Centre, runs until May 30. The facility operates on Sinixt Peoples territory.

Learn about Indigenous languages at the Trail museum

“Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC,” now on exhibit in the Trail Riverfront Centre

The travelling exhibit, located in the Riverfront Centre, runs until May 30. The facility operates on Sinixt Peoples territory.
Paul Butler (Trail branch), Jessica Stajduhar (member service centre), Shelly Martin (corporate office), and Keith Smyth (board of directors) presented their donation to Jennie Kelly and Sheila Adcock of Career Development Services. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings employees put their money where their heart is

Contributions to local good causes comes from the Care Wear program

Paul Butler (Trail branch), Jessica Stajduhar (member service centre), Shelly Martin (corporate office), and Keith Smyth (board of directors) presented their donation to Jennie Kelly and Sheila Adcock of Career Development Services. Photo: Submitted
Report from the Trail RCMP. Image: File

Trail RCMP report quiet Halloween, shopping cart obstructor and more

Police responded to a public complaint about a road obstruction on Highway 3B

Report from the Trail RCMP. Image: File
After the Tuesday Morning Quilters must-see show and sale was cancelled last year due to COVID, the group is returning to the Trail United Church to hold the usually annual event in-person on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pandemic protocols will be in place. Photo: Jim Bailey

Quilt show and sale returning to Trail church

Tuesday Morning Quilters are holding their show and sale on Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

After the Tuesday Morning Quilters must-see show and sale was cancelled last year due to COVID, the group is returning to the Trail United Church to hold the usually annual event in-person on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pandemic protocols will be in place. Photo: Jim Bailey
First responders from Teck Trail Operations suited up in hazmat suits to contain a pseudo-ammonia gas leak at the company’s Warfield plant during a May 2014 mock disaster scenario. Photo: Trail Times

Traffic diversion in Warfield on Wednesday for emergency training exercise

The mock scenario will go Wednesday 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Teck’s Warfield Operations

First responders from Teck Trail Operations suited up in hazmat suits to contain a pseudo-ammonia gas leak at the company’s Warfield plant during a May 2014 mock disaster scenario. Photo: Trail Times
Saturday, Oct. 23, a Trail RCMP officer responded to a complaint about a 67-year-old Trail woman who assaulted an employee inside a facility located in the 2900 block of Laburnum Drive. Photo: Hester Qiang on Unsplash

Trail police track down suspect in alleged assault

Latest briefs from the Trail and Greater District RCMP

Saturday, Oct. 23, a Trail RCMP officer responded to a complaint about a 67-year-old Trail woman who assaulted an employee inside a facility located in the 2900 block of Laburnum Drive. Photo: Hester Qiang on Unsplash
The Victoria Street Bridge connects Trail’s eastside to its westside. Photo: City of Trail HO/Lower Columbia Tourism

Expect a traffic delay at Trail bridge this week

Annual light inspection will be underway Nov. 2 and Nov. 3

The Victoria Street Bridge connects Trail’s eastside to its westside. Photo: City of Trail HO/Lower Columbia Tourism
The Skills Centre, located in the Fortis building in downtown Trail, recently became CARF certified. Photo: Submitted

Greater Trail Skills Centre achieves international certification

The centre is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

The Skills Centre, located in the Fortis building in downtown Trail, recently became CARF certified. Photo: Submitted
“Nosy bear.” Photo: Mike Wicentowich

Watch for West Kootenay wildlife on roads

If you have a recent photo to share, email it large size to editor@trailtimes.ca

“Nosy bear.” Photo: Mike Wicentowich
Photo: Nico Ismaili/Unsplash

Trail police warn against mixing drugs and alcohol after youth falls ill

Youth did the right thing and called authorities for help

Photo: Nico Ismaili/Unsplash
Trail RCMP were called to downtown Trail after someone spotted the words “HELP ME ” written on the side of a vehicle in duct tape. Photo: Scott Rogerson/Unsplash

Trail police called to Halloween horror scene

The words “HELP ME ” were written, actually stuck on, the side of the vehicle in duct tape.

Trail RCMP were called to downtown Trail after someone spotted the words “HELP ME ” written on the side of a vehicle in duct tape. Photo: Scott Rogerson/Unsplash
L-R: Coralyn Mann, Lyra Saunders and Ryleigh Lam, from Girl Guides Camp Rory, are presented a donation from the Kiwanis Club of Trail’s Chris Vlanich. Photo: Submitted

Kiwanis Club of Trail donates to local causes

Proceeds from ‘Christmas Trees for Kids’ pay it forward

L-R: Coralyn Mann, Lyra Saunders and Ryleigh Lam, from Girl Guides Camp Rory, are presented a donation from the Kiwanis Club of Trail’s Chris Vlanich. Photo: Submitted
The new Waneta Manor elevator is already making a positive change in the health and well-being of tenant John Blizard. Photo: Sheri Regnier

After 8 months, senior tenants in West Kootenay manor finally have a working elevator

The old elevator broke down in mid-February, stranding many in their second and third floor flats

The new Waneta Manor elevator is already making a positive change in the health and well-being of tenant John Blizard. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Trail police warn the public about thieves targeting vehicles, yards, and businesses. The RCMP remind locals to secure items and lock vehicles, residences, garages, and properties. Photo: Unsplash

Truck stolen in Warfield

Latest briefs from the Trail RCMP

Trail police warn the public about thieves targeting vehicles, yards, and businesses. The RCMP remind locals to secure items and lock vehicles, residences, garages, and properties. Photo: Unsplash
Photo: Trail Times

Breaking: Trail RCMP looking for two suspects involved in an alleged theft and assault

“Incidents like this can go sideways suddenly and without warning,” cautions Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

Photo: Trail Times
Forty seven years ago, a group of 12 Trail teens broke a world record for non-stop continuous shinny played. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Teenagers play the longest shinny game ever

The record breaking feat took place over 16 hours in a City of Trail park on Oct. 26, 1974

Forty seven years ago, a group of 12 Trail teens broke a world record for non-stop continuous shinny played. Photo: Trail Historical Society