infrastructure

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
No matter your age, the city’s two skate park hosts Jaryd Justice-Moote (left) and Brenden Wright can help you roll into a new pastime this “Summer at the Skatepark.” Photo: City of Trail

Free coaching at the Trail Sk8Park begins next month

The city is rolling into a summer of inclusive recreation by, for…

No matter your age, the city’s two skate park hosts Jaryd Justice-Moote (left) and Brenden Wright can help you roll into a new pastime this “Summer at the Skatepark.” Photo: City of Trail
Map: City of Trail

65 new child care spaces targeted for Trail

Trail accesses grants to fund new Unicorn Childcare Centre in Tadanac

Map: City of Trail
Police and firefighters were called to a camp near the Old Trail Bridge on Tuesday afternoon when a woman allegedly lit this fire. Photo: Stephen Miller

Arson suspected in fire near the Old Trail Bridge

Crews were called to a fire on Casino Road Tuesday afternoon

Police and firefighters were called to a camp near the Old Trail Bridge on Tuesday afternoon when a woman allegedly lit this fire. Photo: Stephen Miller
The 1100-block of Pine Avenue in downtown Trail is closed to traffic this week as crews from Seko Construction install water and sewer service connections for the new gas station slated to open this summer. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Traffic change in downtown Trail this week

The 1100-block of Pine Avenue is closed to vehicles

The 1100-block of Pine Avenue in downtown Trail is closed to traffic this week as crews from Seko Construction install water and sewer service connections for the new gas station slated to open this summer. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The Victoria Street Bridge has been swathed in lights since 2016. Photo: Trail Times

What do the glowing colours on the Trail bridge represent?

The LEDs can be programmed to acknowledge city, provincial and federal initiatives

The Victoria Street Bridge has been swathed in lights since 2016. Photo: Trail Times
Violin Lake last fall. Photo: City of Trail

City of Trail applies for grant to decomission dams

Adaptation, Resilience and Disaster Mitigation grant to restore Cambridge Creek and Violin Lk system

Violin Lake last fall. Photo: City of Trail
Rossland’s public works manager Darrin Albo retires after 33 years with the city. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland’s long time public works manager retires

Operations manager Darrin Albo calls it a career after 33 years working for the Golden City

Rossland’s public works manager Darrin Albo retires after 33 years with the city. Photo: Jim Bailey
Bylaw amendments have cleared the way for Phase 4 of the Birchwood Drive development to proceed. Photo: Jim Bailey

City of Trail clears way for Birchwood Dr. development

Trail council approves bylaw amendments for Phase 4 of Birchwood Dr. subdivision.

Bylaw amendments have cleared the way for Phase 4 of the Birchwood Drive development to proceed. Photo: Jim Bailey
A broken pipe has the City of Trail closing the Gyro Park spray park for the season. (Times file photo)

Trail spray park closes for the season

A broken pipe prompted the city to shutdown the East Trail spray park for the summer

A broken pipe has the City of Trail closing the Gyro Park spray park for the season. (Times file photo)
Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The federal government is envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)
The Warfield pool will not open this summer due to hardship caused by the pandemic. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Warfield pool a no go this summer

Pool operations not feasible this summer because of coronavirus

The Warfield pool will not open this summer due to hardship caused by the pandemic. (Sheri Regnier photo)
The Trail Regional Airport is a critical point of service for medivac flights in and out of the West Kootenay, especially during this time of pandemic. (City of Trail photo)

Trail airport weathering pandemic storm

Commercial flights are not landing, but medivac, private planes are

The Trail Regional Airport is a critical point of service for medivac flights in and out of the West Kootenay, especially during this time of pandemic. (City of Trail photo)
In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)

Blasting through the West Kootenay

80 years ago; ‘Pretty near all the people from Fruitvale were working on it’

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)
In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)

Blasting through to the Beaver Valley

80 years ago; ‘Pretty near all the people from Fruitvale were working on it’

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)
Wipes are not flushable. (Photo by Christine Sandu on Unsplash)

RDKB: Flushed wipes wreak havoc

Sewer systems are built to handle only human waste and toilet paper.

Wipes are not flushable. (Photo by Christine Sandu on Unsplash)