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Jonna Madsen was convinced her win was too good to be true after scratching her Chinese Checkers Scratch Win ticket and realizing she scored the game’s top prize of $50,000. Photo: BC Lottery

Salmo woman scratches a $50,000 lottery win

Jonna Madsen purchased and checked the ticket at the Salmo Esso on Railway Avenue.

 

The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.

VIDEO: Investigators probe Bute Inlet landslide in bid to understand glacial retreat

Hakai Institute looks into long-term effects of massive landslide on B.C.’s central coast

 

Fire Chief Dan Derby (left) and Deputy Fire Chief Glen Gallamore are based in the regional hall on Rossland Avenue. (Submitted photo)

Kootenay Boundary firefighter promoted to Deputy Fire Chief

Chief Derby: “Please join me in congratulating Deputy Regional Fire Chief Glen Gallamore, well done!”

 

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Severe storm warning remains in effect for the Kootenays

Two special weather statements have been issued for the West Kootenay

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Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend

Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement Thursday afternoon.

Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend
This yearling woke up too early from his winter slumber in Trail. In February, he was transferred from Trail to a sanctuary in Smithers called the Northern Lights Wildlife Society. Named Kenzo, the little bear is reported to be doing well. (Submitted photo)

Bears are back, so is Rossland/Trail WildSafeBC

The organization will deliver service this season mindful of pandemic precautions

This yearling woke up too early from his winter slumber in Trail. In February, he was transferred from Trail to a sanctuary in Smithers called the Northern Lights Wildlife Society. Named Kenzo, the little bear is reported to be doing well. (Submitted photo)
The United Way of Trail and District, the LeRoi Foundation and the Red Cross will be administering grants to community organizations eligible for the $350M federal Emergency Community Support Fund. (Times photo)

Aid coming for Greater Trail frontline causes

Funding is for eligible organizations that help the region’s most vulnerable

The United Way of Trail and District, the LeRoi Foundation and the Red Cross will be administering grants to community organizations eligible for the $350M federal Emergency Community Support Fund. (Times photo)
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Heavy rainfall warning prompts alert for West Kootenay

Weather warning issued Tuesday at 1 p.m.

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Pandemic produces a changed-up Trail market

Pandemic produces a changed-up Trail market

The next farmers market is slated for Saturday, May 16 in downtown Trail

Pandemic produces a changed-up Trail market
The Tuesday Morning Quilters volunteered to sew masks for all the vendors at the Trail farmers market, which goes for a first time on Saturday, May 2. (Submitted photo)

Trail farmers market ready to go, precautions in place

The Province of BC declared farmers market an essential service for access to food

The Tuesday Morning Quilters volunteered to sew masks for all the vendors at the Trail farmers market, which goes for a first time on Saturday, May 2. (Submitted photo)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
Oak pews in St. Andrew’s United Church are for sale. (Submitted photo)

Take a pew and cherish a piece of Rossland history

The wooden benches will be replaced with stack-able chairs

Oak pews in St. Andrew’s United Church are for sale. (Submitted photo)
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RCMP report Salmo drug bust

Two adults arrested for drug possession on Saturday

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View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Teck announces $20M COVID-19 Response Fund

The scope and severity … requires all of us to step up and do our part, said Teck’s Don Lindsay

View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)
View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Teck announces $20M COVID-19 Response Fund

The scope and severity … requires all of us to step up and do our part, said Teck’s Don Lindsay

View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)
All blood tests are on referral from a physician or nurse practitioner. (Unsplash photo)

Trail medical lab makes changes amid pandemic

Rossland and Salmo clinics are not seeing immunocompromised or suspect/symptomatic patients.

All blood tests are on referral from a physician or nurse practitioner. (Unsplash photo)
Trail shelter remains open amid pandemic

Trail shelter remains open amid pandemic

The emergency shelter season usually ends March 31

Trail shelter remains open amid pandemic
Teck Trail Operations started implementing safeguards against COVID-19 transmission several weeks ago. Sheri Regnier photo

From medical equipment to water treatment, Teck Trail is an essential service

” … Trail operations is one of a few, and in some cases, the only North American supplier.”

Teck Trail Operations started implementing safeguards against COVID-19 transmission several weeks ago. Sheri Regnier photo
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)
Trail shuts down all parks and playgrounds

Trail shuts down all parks and playgrounds

These measures are all under the direction from local, provincial and federal health officials

Trail shuts down all parks and playgrounds