The Trail Pipe Band hosted drummers from the Kimberley, Nelson and Trail for a three-day workshop for snare and tenor drummers in October at the Kemball Armoury in Trail. Local drummers, Tony Zemanek, Ayla Ferguson, Grace Bain and Niklaus Nelson were led through all the fundamentals by Reid Maxwell, the lead drummer for the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band. He has been the lead drummer for eight world championship bands. The band was able to bring him here for the three days though an application for grants to the Lottery Branch.

Drummer camp

The Trail Pipe Band hosted drummers from the Kootenays for a workshop at the Trail Armoury

The Trail Pipe Band hosted drummers from the Kootenays for a workshop at the Trail Armoury

Just Posted

Fire department responds to alarm in downtown Trail

Two trucks, firefighters on scene on Cedar Ave.

Take a ride through B.C. circa 1966

MoTI online is digitizing footage from 1966 to give viewers a trip back in time to the B.C. Interior

Downtown Trail pothole repaired

Bone-jarring pothole had drivers cringing

Let’s play ball; Trail ready for B.C. Little League championship

Click story to see the games schedule for the 2018 Little League BC Major Provincial Championships

Tell the Times

Web Poll: Are you planning to catch the baseball action at Andy Bilesky Park?

BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end

Medals have already been handed out following one day of competition in the 2018 BC Summer Games

BC Wildfire update on Okanagan blazes

Watch the media briefing on the current fire situation in the Okanagan.

RCMP help to save goats from wildfire

The fast-approaching wildfire, sparked Thursday, forced the evacuation of five homes

VIDEO: Near drowning captured on popular B.C. river

Search and Rescue manager says the popular pastime of floating in the summer is inherently dangerous

Crosswalk vandalism leaves black mark for Cowichan as B.C. Games begin

Rainbow crosswalk defaced just days after being painted

Photo gallery: BC Games Day 1

A brief look at action from the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley

UPDATED: Anti-pipeline campers digging in as eviction deadline expires

The City of Burnaby had ordered the Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters out for violating bylaws

Trump was taped talking of paying Playboy model: AP source

Source says former personal lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded discussion prior to 2016 election

BC toddler with ‘allergy’ to sun waiting for bone marrow transplant

Charlie Lock, 2, needs treatment for damage caused by rare disorder EPP

Most Read