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Annick De Goede and Thomas Hodgson invite all to celebrate Good Stuff’s fifth anniversary on Saturday by giving back to the community. Good Stuff will donate 50 per cent from sidewalk sale to FAIR Society. Photo: Jim Bailey

Good Stuff raises funds for Trail FAIR

The Trail store will give 50 per cent of sales to the FAIR Society at its sidewalk sale Oct. 1

 

Slocan Valley Co-operation Association takes ownership of the Trail Husky, located in Glenmerry, and Nelson Husky fuel sites on Sept. 13. Photo: Trail Times

New ownership for Husky gas station in Trail

Trail & Nelson gas stations will operate under Husky until a re-brand under Co-op or Tempo

 

Community Inclusion Month goes every October. In the first year of the pandemic, TACL members sang the Beatles classic, All You Need Is Love, to an appreciative audience in Waneta Plaza. Photo: Trail Times

Trail RONA fundraising for ‘Heroes’ campaign

RONA Maglio Building Centre is raising money in support of Trail Association for Community Living

 

People purchase ice cream from one of Meedo Falou’s Rainbow Ice Cream trucks, in Tsawwassen, B.C., on Monday, August 1, 2022. Much of Canada has been sweltering, but that’s cold comfort for ice cream truck vendors like Falou, who says inflation and high fuel costs are melting away his profits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VIDEO: B.C. ice cream truck operator says inflation is chilling business, despite summer swelter

Rainbow Ice Cream owner says cost of sweet treat has gone up 60 per cent

People purchase ice cream from one of Meedo Falou’s Rainbow Ice Cream trucks, in Tsawwassen, B.C., on Monday, August 1, 2022. Much of Canada has been sweltering, but that’s cold comfort for ice cream truck vendors like Falou, who says inflation and high fuel costs are melting away his profits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. Photo: File

Teck Trail shutdown to start in August

Upwards of 800 contractor employees will be onsite during the Teck Trail shutdown

View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. Photo: File
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No strike at Teck Trail after union votes 70% in favour of ratification

732 yes votes and 316 no votes means union locals reach settlement with Teck Resources

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Blustery weather in Trail may change Music in the Park locale tonight

Admission to Music in the Park is by donation, a $3 minimum suggested.

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To read about the cast visit the follies’ Instagram page. Photo: Gold Fever Follies/Instagram

Rossland Follies cancan bring it again this summer

Gold Fever Follies kicking up rip-roaring entertainment now and until Aug. 27

To read about the cast visit the follies’ Instagram page. Photo: Gold Fever Follies/Instagram
Mark McLoughlin will start his position as president/CEO of Kootenay Savings next month, and will be based in the Trail branch. Photo: Times file

Kootenay Savings Credit Union appoints new leader

Mark McLoughlin’s career has spanned many industries

Mark McLoughlin will start his position as president/CEO of Kootenay Savings next month, and will be based in the Trail branch. Photo: Times file
Mediation followed a near unanimous strike vote (99.4 per cent) taken by Teck Trail union members earlier this month. Photo: Trail Times

Teck Trail union workers to vote on tentative agreement starting Thursday

Ballots will be tallied and results released after voting closes Friday, July 8 at 5 p.m.

Mediation followed a near unanimous strike vote (99.4 per cent) taken by Teck Trail union members earlier this month. Photo: Trail Times
While local union president Chris Walker of United Steelworkers (USW) would not reveal specific points of contention, on Friday, he did say the impasse is monetary. Photo: Times file

Trail Locals merge, impasse with company largely financial

Of note, USW Local 9705 employees have merged with USW Local 480.

While local union president Chris Walker of United Steelworkers (USW) would not reveal specific points of contention, on Friday, he did say the impasse is monetary. Photo: Times file
Ali Grovue and Trail’s own Mike Watson published Rise Up: Leadership Habits for Turbulent Times, last month. Watson will be at Pharmasave Trail on Friday, June 24, 11 a.m. to sign books. All welcome. Photo: Trail Times

Author returns to his hometown of Trail, book signing Friday

Ali Grovue adn Mike Watson have published ‘Rise Up: Leadership Habits for Turbulent Times’

Ali Grovue and Trail’s own Mike Watson published Rise Up: Leadership Habits for Turbulent Times, last month. Watson will be at Pharmasave Trail on Friday, June 24, 11 a.m. to sign books. All welcome. Photo: Trail Times
Rossland Beer Company is celebrating its 10th anniversary with its annual food drive. Make donations of non-perishable items or cash at the brewery at 1990A Columbia Ave. In the photo above are (from left): Manager Nate, COO Petri Raito, manager Jenn and owner/brewmaster Ryan Arnaud. (Contributed)

10 years of beer bliss

Rossland Beer Co. celebrates 10th anniversary with a fundraiser for local food banks

Rossland Beer Company is celebrating its 10th anniversary with its annual food drive. Make donations of non-perishable items or cash at the brewery at 1990A Columbia Ave. In the photo above are (from left): Manager Nate, COO Petri Raito, manager Jenn and owner/brewmaster Ryan Arnaud. (Contributed)
L-R: Shelly Martin, Marketing Support Representative of KS, and Aron Burke, Community Liaison of KS, presented this generous donation to Foundation representatives Debbie Wood, Board Director and Lisa Pasin, Executive Director. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings tees up for KBRH Golf Classic

The golf classis goes Friday, July 15, at Birchbank Golf Course.

L-R: Shelly Martin, Marketing Support Representative of KS, and Aron Burke, Community Liaison of KS, presented this generous donation to Foundation representatives Debbie Wood, Board Director and Lisa Pasin, Executive Director. Photo: Submitted
Handgun seized by Trail RCMP during recent traffic stop. Photo: Trail RCMP

Vehicle stop yields drugs, handgun to Trail RCMP

A Trail officer was on a routine patrol when she detained a woman and man

Handgun seized by Trail RCMP during recent traffic stop. Photo: Trail RCMP
Catalytic converters contain valuable and rare materials such as platinum and rhodium, making them a target for theft. Photo: Mission RCMP

Trail business targeted, catalytic converters stolen from 10 cars

Trail police say they are continuing to investigate the May 25 theft.

Catalytic converters contain valuable and rare materials such as platinum and rhodium, making them a target for theft. Photo: Mission RCMP
A Trail man reported to police that he sent a nude photograph to another social media account, then received a message to transfer $400 electronically or the photo would be posted to the public on the internet. Photo: Unsplash

Nude photo prompts online extortion case for the Trail RCMP

Trail police determined the attempted extortion was likely perpetrated from a foreign account.

A Trail man reported to police that he sent a nude photograph to another social media account, then received a message to transfer $400 electronically or the photo would be posted to the public on the internet. Photo: Unsplash
Workers poured the foundation this week as construction rolls along on the Dairy Queen Grill and Chill Restaurant coming soon to downtown Trail. Business owners at BJT Properties say the new build represents a $2.5M investment, 20 full time jobs, and 25 part-time jobs. Photo: Jim Bailey

Help wanted: Will the labour shortage impact Trail businesses?

For insight, the Trail Times went to job market experts at The Skills Centre

Workers poured the foundation this week as construction rolls along on the Dairy Queen Grill and Chill Restaurant coming soon to downtown Trail. Business owners at BJT Properties say the new build represents a $2.5M investment, 20 full time jobs, and 25 part-time jobs. Photo: Jim Bailey
West Kootenay EcoSocietys Farms to Friends program continues to support families through the Kootenays by providing local, farm-fresh produce. Photo: Submitted

Farm to Friends invests in Kootenay farmers and families

West Kootenay EcoSociety created Farms to Friends during the height of the pandemic in 2020.

West Kootenay EcoSocietys Farms to Friends program continues to support families through the Kootenays by providing local, farm-fresh produce. Photo: Submitted
Since 2019, WorkSafeBC has slapped Teck Metals with two work site penalties collectively totalling $701,362. Photo: Trail Times

Teck Metals fined $55,000 for ammonia leak in Trail

The latest work site violation from April follows a $646K WorkSafeBC penalty in May 2019

Since 2019, WorkSafeBC has slapped Teck Metals with two work site penalties collectively totalling $701,362. Photo: Trail Times