Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Fire at 425 Rossland Ave. Monday night. Photo: Submitted

Raging house fire in Trail Gulch Monday night

Fire department confirms no injuries to firefighters or home occupants

 

The Beaver Valley Arena, located in Fruitvale, is operated and managed by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. Photo: RDKB

Kootenay Boundary regional district employee suspended after voyeurism allegation in girls change room

The 21-year old man is expected to make his first appearance in court next year on Feb. 23

 

With Christmas little more than one month away, seasonal food drives and fundraisers are launching around town. Photo: Trail Times

Stuff the Bus in downtown Trail this weekend

Event to run at Trail Ferraro Foods 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19

 

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Kootenay Boundary directors sworn in

13 regional district directors to their oath to office at the Nov. 9 inaugural board meeting

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Regional firefighter Mike Parsons encourages residents to upgrade carbon monoxide detectors this week. Photo: Submitted

Trail fire station offers free CO detectors, while supplies last

Replace old carbon monoxide detectors with free replacements while supplies last

Regional firefighter Mike Parsons encourages residents to upgrade carbon monoxide detectors this week. Photo: Submitted
L-R: The Technical Advisory Group came together to help craft the RDKB Climate Action Plan, including Mark Stephens, manager of emergency management; Freya Phillips, senior energy specialist; Goran Denkovski manager of infrastructure and sustainability; and Donna Dean, manager of planning and development. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary regional district takes bold climate action

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary releases Climate Action Plan

L-R: The Technical Advisory Group came together to help craft the RDKB Climate Action Plan, including Mark Stephens, manager of emergency management; Freya Phillips, senior energy specialist; Goran Denkovski manager of infrastructure and sustainability; and Donna Dean, manager of planning and development. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Faculty assistant Shawn Curran and Brad Pommen, aka “Mr. Technology.” Photo: Submitted

Innovation meets reuse in West Kootenay’s Metal Tech Alley

Lower Columbia businesses exemplify circular economy in action

  • Oct 24, 2022
L-R: Faculty assistant Shawn Curran and Brad Pommen, aka “Mr. Technology.” Photo: Submitted
Kootenay Boundary Fire and Rescue responded to a Fruitvale fire Thursday, Oct. 20.

Firefighters put out truck fire in Fruitvale

Regional fire and rescue was called to a fire on Old Salmo Road early Thursday morning

Kootenay Boundary Fire and Rescue responded to a Fruitvale fire Thursday, Oct. 20.
Photo: Trail Times

Mock emergency training at Trail Regional Airport, Thursday

Flights will not be affected; however, the airport will be closed to the public

Photo: Trail Times
One lucky student from Glenmerry, St. Michael’s, Webster, Rossland, and École des Sept-sommets spent Friday at the regional fire station in Trail, learning all about firefighting and fire safety. They got to be fire chief for the day as part of Fire Prevention Week. The students donned helmets, worked with hoses, and checked out the fire hall equipment all while hanging out with the Kootenay Boundary crew. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary fire station educates on fire safety

Fire Prevention Week offers opportunity for all ages to learn about safety

One lucky student from Glenmerry, St. Michael’s, Webster, Rossland, and École des Sept-sommets spent Friday at the regional fire station in Trail, learning all about firefighting and fire safety. They got to be fire chief for the day as part of Fire Prevention Week. The students donned helmets, worked with hoses, and checked out the fire hall equipment all while hanging out with the Kootenay Boundary crew. Photo: Submitted
BC Parks has taken over management of Beaver Creek Provincial Park. Photo: Waymarking.com

Trail Kiwanis surrenders stewardship of Beaver Creek Provincial Park

Beaver Creek Park was established as a provincial park on March 24, 1965

BC Parks has taken over management of Beaver Creek Provincial Park. Photo: Waymarking.com
Hospice is seeking ‘100 People Who Care.’ Photo: Submitted

Greater Trail hospice kicks off ‘100 People Who Care’ fundraiser

Every dollar donated remains in local communities

  • Oct 6, 2022
Hospice is seeking ‘100 People Who Care.’ Photo: Submitted
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Mother killed, 4 children injured in head-on crash near Trail

The accident occurred after a Ford pickup entered oncoming traffic and collided with the family’s car

Image: RCMP logo
Station 375 Trail attended to a wildfire ignited behind a downtown restaurant Friday afternoon. Photo: @ChiefDerby/Instagram

Crew quells suspicious grass fire in downtown Trail

Being in close proximity had regional firefighters containing the flames

Station 375 Trail attended to a wildfire ignited behind a downtown restaurant Friday afternoon. Photo: @ChiefDerby/Instagram
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Two injured in car crash on Trail highway Tuesday night

Captain Tyson listed the scene as “under control” by 6:35 p.m.

Photo: File
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Quick response to Sunningdale fire

A fire broke out in the garage of a Portia Cres. home on Thursday afternoon

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The public is invited to an inaugural ribbon cutting at the court on Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Photo: RDKB

Pickleball court in session at Beaver Valley Family Park

The public is invited to a grand opening ribbon cutting of the pickleball court on Sept. 7

The public is invited to an inaugural ribbon cutting at the court on Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Photo: RDKB
One of the work parties that helped removed 1,500 metres of wire fencing from the Pend D’Oreille Valley this year. of Photo: TWA

West Kootenay seniors do the hard work to restore habitat

Barbed wire fencing has impeded wildlife movement through the Pend d’Oreille Valley corridor

One of the work parties that helped removed 1,500 metres of wire fencing from the Pend D’Oreille Valley this year. of Photo: TWA
Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue execute a rope rescue in downtown Trail on Sunday. Photo: contributed

Kootenay Boundary firefighters execute rope rescue in downtown Trail

KBRFR called out after man jumps off Esplanade and sustains serious injury

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue execute a rope rescue in downtown Trail on Sunday. Photo: contributed
Read the regional ‘2021 Review’ at rdkb.com. Image: rdkb.com

Report gives financial snapshot of Kootenay-Boundary

The online document is highlighted by attention-grabbing imagery of the region

Read the regional ‘2021 Review’ at rdkb.com. Image: rdkb.com