infrastructure

The City of Trail is still cleaning up after the snowstorm pelted municipal roads and streets with upwards of 25 cm of snow earlier this week. Photo: Trail Times

West Kootenay towns and cities brace as another major snowstorm blows in

An intense winter storm forecast to move into southeastern B.C. tonight

 

Columbia Pollution Control Centre will undergo a $63M upgrade to allow for a switch from primary to secondary sewage treatment. The facility, located above Highway 3B near Waneta Mall, serves users in Rossland, Trail, Warfield, Oasis and Rivervale. Photo: RDKB

$46M coming for infrastructure job that serves Rossland, Trail, Warfield

“It is great news and it’s after 14 years that we finally get to start on the project.”

 

A well-attended open house at the old Kettle Valley Schoolhouse in Rock Creek this summer set the tone for a heritage conservation plan for the site, which dates to 1910. Photo: Lumin McCutcheon

Kootenay Boundary directors tackle plenty of to-do’s in last meeting of 2021

The next board meeting is scheduled for Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

 

The RDKB is sending a letter to the province requesting it fund the infrastructure to install cell towers along the Paulson Pass on Hwy 3 as well as Hwy 33. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Board advocates for cell service on Paulson, Highway 33

Traffic expected to exponentially increase on Hwys 3 and 33 due to closure of Highways 1 and 5

The RDKB is sending a letter to the province requesting it fund the infrastructure to install cell towers along the Paulson Pass on Hwy 3 as well as Hwy 33. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Photo: Jim Bailey

A ‘Trail’ of bright lights

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

Photo: Jim Bailey
An architectural rendering of proposed senior development near Birchwood Drive in Trail.

Five storey seniors development proposed for Trail

Senior development to go to public hearing at next council on Dec. 13

An architectural rendering of proposed senior development near Birchwood Drive in Trail.
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 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 CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

3,400 kilometres of cable bringing high-speed internet to B.C. coast

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
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
The city’s Trisha Davison advises that Trail will adhere to all public health orders.

Trail clarifies where proof of vaccination is needed

Vaccine requirements for spectators at non-ticketed events is still being clarified.

The city’s Trisha Davison advises that Trail will adhere to all public health orders.
Vaccine passports are required to use the gym in the Trail aquatic centre. Details will be forthcoming regarding rules around use of the city’s pools. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail advises proof of COVID vaccine required for certain services

Province orders all people born in 2009 or earlier must be fully vaccinated by Oct. 24.

Vaccine passports are required to use the gym in the Trail aquatic centre. Details will be forthcoming regarding rules around use of the city’s pools. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Stoney Creek Road near rail crossings in the Tadanac area will be closed to vehicles on Wednesday, Sept. 15. Photo: Benjamin Wagner/Unsplash

Stoney Creek Road on the outskirts of Trail closed to vehicles on Wednesday

This road provides access to Tadanac; pedestrian crossing will be available

Stoney Creek Road near rail crossings in the Tadanac area will be closed to vehicles on Wednesday, Sept. 15. Photo: Benjamin Wagner/Unsplash
The funds will go towards integrating their Active Transportation Plan into their Official Community Plan (OCP). File photo.

Rossland recipient of active transportation grant

The $20,000 provincial grant is aimed at getting residents more active

The funds will go towards integrating their Active Transportation Plan into their Official Community Plan (OCP). File photo.
A Dairy Queen Grill and Chill restaurant will be coming to the empty lot on Victoria Street where the Union Hotel once stood. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Dairy Queen coming to downtown Trail

The new Victoria Street build is expected to be complete in spring next year

A Dairy Queen Grill and Chill restaurant will be coming to the empty lot on Victoria Street where the Union Hotel once stood. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Visitors to Waneta Plaza can read about the Violin Lake Dam decommissioning project and see models of the area affected in the mall’s centre court. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Contract awarded for takedown of Trail dams

Project involves removal of 3 earthen dams, one concrete core dam, and restoring 30.6 H of wetlands

Visitors to Waneta Plaza can read about the Violin Lake Dam decommissioning project and see models of the area affected in the mall’s centre court. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The city asks drivers to follow traffic control measures and to watch for working crews. Image: City of Trail

Traffic delays expected in Trail Gulch next week

Crews will be repairing manholes along Rossland Avenue

The city asks drivers to follow traffic control measures and to watch for working crews. Image: City of Trail
A wildfire is burning in West Trail. Photo: Jim Bailey

Crews mop-up after Sunday wildfire in Trail

A new record high of 39.6 C was set on Saturday, June 26

A wildfire is burning in West Trail. Photo: Jim Bailey
Clarice Tuai, seen in front of the ‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ exhibit, is a summer student for the Trail museum/visitors centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail museum invites everyone to visit new Doukhobor exhibit

‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ runs until October 1

Clarice Tuai, seen in front of the ‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ exhibit, is a summer student for the Trail museum/visitors centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier
TELUS is proposing to construct a 5G tower at Pople Park. Photo: Sheri Regnier

First 5G tower in Trail proposed for placement in popular park

TELUS has a consultation process open until June 28

TELUS is proposing to construct a 5G tower at Pople Park. Photo: Sheri Regnier