Kootenay Boundary Regional District

‘Ram I am’
Ellen Vallie is a member of the West Kootenay Camera Club. Her photographs will be among those displayed in the club’s upcoming photo exhibit. Photo: Ellen Vallie

Popular West Kootenay photo show returns in June

This year’s exhibition will feature favourite photos of club members

‘Ram I am’
Ellen Vallie is a member of the West Kootenay Camera Club. Her photographs will be among those displayed in the club’s upcoming photo exhibit. Photo: Ellen Vallie
firefighters

Quick response douses brush fire in downtown Trail

A potentially dangerous brush fire was extinguished by Kootenay Boundary firefighters in minutes

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The RDKB enacted Stage 1 water restrictions on May 1. Photo: Unsplash

New Kootenay Boundary water saving measures in play

RDKB water conservation restrictions were put into effect on May 1

The RDKB enacted Stage 1 water restrictions on May 1. Photo: Unsplash
Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society hopes to have EcoGarden demonstration gardens throughout the region. Photo: Submitted

Eco gardens, a growing green initiative in the Kootenays

Project launch parallels May being Invasive Species Action Month in B.C.

Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society hopes to have EcoGarden demonstration gardens throughout the region. Photo: Submitted
fire

Fire chief urges Greater Trail residents to get FireSmart

Fire chief insists home owners resist urge to burn their grass, undertake simple yard maintenance

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The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in March hit a record high as they continued their rebound from the lows of earlier this year when the COVID-19 froze the market. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

A sellers market for Kootenay homeowners

The average MLS residential price for houses in March is 25 per cent higher than last year

The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in March hit a record high as they continued their rebound from the lows of earlier this year when the COVID-19 froze the market. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Mountain Side Village is a seniors living complex located in Fruitvale. Image: Mountainsidevillage.ca

Gas leak forces seniors from their Fruitvale apartments

Report: A natural gas leak was found in the kitchen at Mountain Side Village

Mountain Side Village is a seniors living complex located in Fruitvale. Image: Mountainsidevillage.ca
Myles Parsons was found guilty in Rossland Supreme Court of dangerous driving causing the death of Michael McIsaac, who was 26 when he died on July 14, 2016. Photo: Trail Times

Justice delayed again for Warfield family and their deceased son

The McIsaacs were expecting to hear a sentence, but that didn’t happen …

Myles Parsons was found guilty in Rossland Supreme Court of dangerous driving causing the death of Michael McIsaac, who was 26 when he died on July 14, 2016. Photo: Trail Times
Fruitvale station’s new high-efficiency furnaces will heat their hall and reduce their natural gas use and greenhouse gas production by about 15 per cent. Photo: Submitted

Furnace fix for Fruitvale fire hall

The RDKB is undertaking energy assessments at nine of its facilities

Fruitvale station’s new high-efficiency furnaces will heat their hall and reduce their natural gas use and greenhouse gas production by about 15 per cent. Photo: Submitted
KBRH pharmacy team L-R: Carrie St.Onge, Gabrielle Deneault, Shelby Jorgensen, Amanda Cupello, Sheri Ford, Victor Ponte, Michael Conci, Alana Minty, Karly Lenardon, Margaret Horechka and Pam Caron. Photo: Submitted

True champions: Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital pharmacy team

The expanded KBRH pharmacy is slated for completion in 2023.

KBRH pharmacy team L-R: Carrie St.Onge, Gabrielle Deneault, Shelby Jorgensen, Amanda Cupello, Sheri Ford, Victor Ponte, Michael Conci, Alana Minty, Karly Lenardon, Margaret Horechka and Pam Caron. Photo: Submitted
Waneta and Seven Mile Dams Hydro-Grants-in-Lieu reserve will help fund Beaver Valley Parks and East Transit Service projects. Photo: Jim Bailey

Greater Trail communities access Dam reserves for major projects

RDKB okays $350,000 in Dam funding for Beaver Valley Parks and East Transit Service projects

Waneta and Seven Mile Dams Hydro-Grants-in-Lieu reserve will help fund Beaver Valley Parks and East Transit Service projects. Photo: Jim Bailey
Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue

First responders douse grass fire, attend MVI on Thursday afternoon

Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue attended their second grass fire in a week, and it’s only March

Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue
The single vehicle rollover happened near Neptune Creek, just outside of Rossland, on Wednesday. Image: Google Maps

Two people taken to hospital after vehicle rollover near Rossland

Fourteen regional first responders attended the scene

The single vehicle rollover happened near Neptune Creek, just outside of Rossland, on Wednesday. Image: Google Maps
The RDKB is one of 27 regional districts getting another slice of COVID-19 restart funds. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kootenay Boundary regional district receives $489,000 COVID restart boost

Minister Josie Osborne said the bump is designed to build on last fall’s safe restart grants to local governments

The RDKB is one of 27 regional districts getting another slice of COVID-19 restart funds. Photo: Jim Bailey
A fire was lit in a pipe at the front of the former CS Williams Clinic building on Wednesday morning. Police have a suspect but are still investigating. Photo: Trail RCMP

RCMP asking for witnesses to downtown Trail fire

Regional fire rescue reports that an alert business owner put out the flames

A fire was lit in a pipe at the front of the former CS Williams Clinic building on Wednesday morning. Police have a suspect but are still investigating. Photo: Trail RCMP
Photo: Trail Times

RCMP take suspect in custody after fire in downtown Trail

Regional fire rescue reports that an alert business owner put out the flames

Photo: Trail Times
Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue

Kootenay first responders pull Rossland child from confined space

The child had fallen in between a house and a high snow bank and was unable to get out.

Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue
No Frills

No Frills staff carries on legacy fundraiser for cancer care at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Buy a daisy at Kurtis’ No Frills starting March 9, enter draw for prizes and gift certificates

No Frills
Scott Daniels shares a kind action by an unknown person wherein he/she left a clean blanket (packaged) under the Trail bridge a few days ago. Photos: Scott Daniel

Thinking about others in Trail on these coldest days of winter

Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser to help the homeless goes Saturday virtually in Trail

Scott Daniels shares a kind action by an unknown person wherein he/she left a clean blanket (packaged) under the Trail bridge a few days ago. Photos: Scott Daniel
Photo: Trail Times

Kitchen fire sends one to Trail hospital

Kootenay Boundary fire department reports 2 people were treated for smoke inhalation

Photo: Trail Times