Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Trail council agreed to exempt building permits for projects at the landfill and Columbia Pollution Control Centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier

City exempts building permits for pricey Kootenay Boundary projects

The City of Trail and Kootenay Boundary Regional District avoid new environmental hurdle

 

A look at the wetland complex area in King George park. Photo: Rossland Society for Environmental Action/Facebook

Kootenay Boundary board tackles park rename, better internet and budgets

To register and for information on other town hall dates visit: rdkb.com. (Regional Government tab)

 

The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash

Homeowner grants remain unchanged for West Kootenay

Assessment roll and jurisdiction numbers are needed to apply.

 

Recycling on the Kootenay-side of the regional district temporarily changed after the Lower Mainland was flooded in November. File photo

Kootenay-side regional recycling services resume

Recycling at curbsides and the Trail landfill were temporarily suspended

Recycling on the Kootenay-side of the regional district temporarily changed after the Lower Mainland was flooded in November. File photo
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.”

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
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.

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
Photo: Trail Times file

First responders attend vehicle rollover near Trail mall

The call came into regional fire rescue at 10:06 a.m. Dec. 16

Photo: Trail Times file
Photo: Submitted

Two-car crash on Trail highway reported early Monday

The cause is under investigation by Trail police

Photo: Submitted
compost bins come to RDKB

Kootenay-side of regional district to see green bins in 2022

RDKB receives a $700,000 provincial grant for a green bin collection program

compost bins come to RDKB
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: Ron Marcolin

Last paddle at Christina Lake

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Photo: Ron Marcolin
Firefighters were called to an East Trail structure fire Tuesday night. Photo: Fire Rescue

East Trail fire destroys garage

The call came into regional fire rescue just past 7:30 p.m.

Firefighters were called to an East Trail structure fire Tuesday night. Photo: Fire Rescue
Firefighters contain a small zinc fire at Trimac’s base in the Waneta industrial area. Photo: Submitted

Crews attend zinc fire at transportation work site in Trail outskirts

The report of a zinc fire came into Kootenay Boundary fire rescue Sunday morning

Firefighters contain a small zinc fire at Trimac’s base in the Waneta industrial area. Photo: Submitted
With transportation corridors compromised due to road closures, and the primary glass end market currently under water, Recycle BC advises it cannot move glass from receiving facilities to glass end markets. Photo: Sigmund/Unsplash

Changes to Kootenay Boundary recycling as province grapples with flooding disaster

Temporary changes include no curbside glass pick up, no foam/flexible plastics at Trail landfill

With transportation corridors compromised due to road closures, and the primary glass end market currently under water, Recycle BC advises it cannot move glass from receiving facilities to glass end markets. Photo: Sigmund/Unsplash
Crowe students helped remove invasive plants at Beaver Creek and replace them with native plants and seeds. Be on the lookout for small orange flags placed by each new native species, and please step around these flags. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Columbia students dig in to habitat restoration

Crowe students remove invasive plants and plant native plant and seeds at Beaver Creek

Crowe students helped remove invasive plants at Beaver Creek and replace them with native plants and seeds. Be on the lookout for small orange flags placed by each new native species, and please step around these flags. Photo: Submitted
Victims and Survivors of Crime Week runs Nov. 14 to Nov. 20. Photo: Stefano Pollio/Unsplash

Victim and Survivors of Crime Week: Learn about key resources in the Trail area

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week began Sunday and runs until Nov.…

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week runs Nov. 14 to Nov. 20. Photo: Stefano Pollio/Unsplash
Columbia River in Trail. Photo: Trail Times file

Kootenay Boundary regional district monitoring river levels as parts of B.C. flood

The RDKB urges residents to be aware of changing weather and water levels, as well as debris flows.

Columbia River in Trail. Photo: Trail Times file
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
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
Firefighters from five Greater Trail halls attended a fire at Retriev Technologies, located in Columbia Gardens Industrial Park, Monday night. Photo: Trail Times

Crews called to fire at recycling plant in outskirts of Trail

Firefighters were called to Retriev Technologies Monday night

Firefighters from five Greater Trail halls attended a fire at Retriev Technologies, located in Columbia Gardens Industrial Park, Monday night. Photo: Trail Times