infrastructure

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

 

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

 

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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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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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Rogers Communications says Nanaimo is the first city in Canada to receive the company’s high-speed, high-capacity 3500 MHz 5G service. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)

B.C. city Canada’s first to connect to Rogers’ new high-capacity network

Company says 3500 MHz 5G debuting in Nanaimo will benefit wide range of clients

Rogers Communications says Nanaimo is the first city in Canada to receive the company’s high-speed, high-capacity 3500 MHz 5G service. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)
The Gyro Park boat launch is closed due to high river levels. Barricades and signs are in place to keep the public away. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rain, freshet quenches land across the West Kootenay

After a three-day pelting of rain across the City of Trail, sun…

The Gyro Park boat launch is closed due to high river levels. Barricades and signs are in place to keep the public away. Photo: Jim Bailey
The city is keeping an eye on Trail Creek at the intake in the Gulch, and the Gorge Creek intake in West Trail. Photo: Times file

Update: Trail on flood watch, heavy rainfall called for Tuesday

There is localized flooding in the 300 block of Ritchie Avenue in Tadanac.

The city is keeping an eye on Trail Creek at the intake in the Gulch, and the Gorge Creek intake in West Trail. Photo: Times file
The City of Trail reminds all residents to store their garbage in a secure location until their scheduled collection day. Photo: Submitted

Last bear-proof garbage bin in Trail has been removed

The Glenmerry bin will be permanently removed on Monday, June 13.

The City of Trail reminds all residents to store their garbage in a secure location until their scheduled collection day. Photo: Submitted
On Saturday, a 12-metre section of retaining wall crumbled onto Daniel Street. Photo: City of Trail

Avoid West Trail street after section of historic rock wall fails

Residents asked to avoid lower Daniel Street after section of wall crumbled to the road on Saturday

On Saturday, a 12-metre section of retaining wall crumbled onto Daniel Street. Photo: City of Trail
Image: Google maps street view

Heads up Trail commuters, traffic disruption expected Monday

Temporary lane closures on Victoria Street, Monday, May 9 starting at 9 a.m.

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West Kootenay public transit is free on Friday. Photo: BCTransit.com

Hop on West Kootenay public transit for free on Friday

Take transit for free on Friday, April 22 in recognition of Earth Day

West Kootenay public transit is free on Friday. Photo: BCTransit.com
The regional office is located on Rossland Avenue. Photo: Trail Times

Kootenay Boundary directors approve $92.5M regional budget

This year’s budget is the largest passed in the regional district’s history

The regional office is located on Rossland Avenue. Photo: Trail Times
City worker Petri Rantanen reminds motorists to take it slow for street sweepers as the spring cleaning continues on Trail city streets. Photo: Jim Bailey

Heads up Trail: Watch for city workers and street sweepers

A sure sign of spring in Trail is the sighting of the…

City worker Petri Rantanen reminds motorists to take it slow for street sweepers as the spring cleaning continues on Trail city streets. Photo: Jim Bailey
Access to the Trail aquatic centre is managed through the use of an outdoor light. When the light is green, all patrons can enter the facility and cashiers will process people in order of arrival. When the light is red, pool users are asked to wait to enter while the previous swim session leaves. Photo: Times file

Bookings no longer required for gym users at Trail fitness centre

Pool users must continue to book their swim times either online or by phone.

Access to the Trail aquatic centre is managed through the use of an outdoor light. When the light is green, all patrons can enter the facility and cashiers will process people in order of arrival. When the light is red, pool users are asked to wait to enter while the previous swim session leaves. Photo: Times file
The site for proposed FortisBC substation near Mazzochi Park in Fruitvale. Photo: Jim Bailey

Village of Fruitvale to reschedule public hearing on substation

A date hasn’t been set, but Mayor Morissette says further consultation with the public is coming

The site for proposed FortisBC substation near Mazzochi Park in Fruitvale. Photo: Jim Bailey
City hall announced this week that a third-party investigation found Trail Mayor Lisa Pasin and Coun. Sandy Santori committed code of conduct violations. These findings followed a previous third-party investigation that ruled Coun. Robert Cacchioni violate the code in a Jan. 2020 exchange with David Perehudoff, Trail’s then-Chief Administrative Officer. As a result Perehudoff took early leave, costing the city $369,750 in wages, benefits and legal council to date. Photo: Trail Times

Trail mayor, councillor respond to code of conduct violations

Trail council meetings can be watched in full on YouTube at: City of Trail Local Government.

City hall announced this week that a third-party investigation found Trail Mayor Lisa Pasin and Coun. Sandy Santori committed code of conduct violations. These findings followed a previous third-party investigation that ruled Coun. Robert Cacchioni violate the code in a Jan. 2020 exchange with David Perehudoff, Trail’s then-Chief Administrative Officer. As a result Perehudoff took early leave, costing the city $369,750 in wages, benefits and legal council to date. Photo: Trail Times
The regional board office in Trail is located on Rossland Avenue, and houses Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue. Photo: Times file

Kootenay Boundary directors tackle myriad of regional interests

The next RDKB board meeting goes Wednesday, March 9 at 1 p.m. on Zoom

The regional board office in Trail is located on Rossland Avenue, and houses Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue. Photo: Times file
For information on the substation from the group of concerned citizens in the Beaver Valley, including signing the petition, email: bvconcernedcitizens3@gmail.com. Photo: Submitted

Petition launched against new substation proposal in Fruitvale

The site chosen is just off Columbia Gardens Road, between Mazzocchi Park and Walnut Avenue

For information on the substation from the group of concerned citizens in the Beaver Valley, including signing the petition, email: bvconcernedcitizens3@gmail.com. Photo: Submitted
The Trail Times is giving readers the heads up that parking is unavailable in front of our Cedar Avenue office this week.

Downtown construction puts parking outside the Trail Times on pause

The city is decommissioning a water line in preparation for work at the Dairy Queen site

The Trail Times is giving readers the heads up that parking is unavailable in front of our Cedar Avenue office this week.
This photo from Conny Amelunxen, a snow avalanche forecaster and photographer, was taken Nov. 19, 2021, four days after the landslide that destroyed a portion of Highway 99, also called the Duffey Lake Road, and claimed the lives of five people. The landslide, at the right, can be seen leaving the logging road and heading down to Highway 99. (Contributed)

‘Predictable and preventable’: Engineer says abandoned logging road contributed to fatal B.C. landslide

Fingers pointed only at intense storms when resource roads may be at root of many slides in province

This photo from Conny Amelunxen, a snow avalanche forecaster and photographer, was taken Nov. 19, 2021, four days after the landslide that destroyed a portion of Highway 99, also called the Duffey Lake Road, and claimed the lives of five people. The landslide, at the right, can be seen leaving the logging road and heading down to Highway 99. (Contributed)