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Teck appeals $8.25 million U.S. court ruling

In August 2016 a U.S. judge ruled Teck must pay litigation and related costs for the Colville Tribes

Year of the Dog

Feb. 16 begins Year of the Dog, according to the Chinese lunar calendar

Trail council bumps pay, others set to follow

Compensation is at the discretion of the municipal councils and can widely vary

Greater Trail volunteers welcome for free tax program

For those eligible, the free program runs in five locations from 9-11 a.m. until April 23

Destination BC’s Highway 3 destination development strategy set to debut

The final draft of a destination development strategy for the Highway 3 corridor is ready.

St. Anthony’s no longer a church in Trail

The property has been sold for re-development into an office and living space

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Rare sperm whale spotted in B.C. coastal waters
Boushie's family say they have little faith in justice system
Protesters call for change after Gerald Stanley's acquittal

Ministry refutes claims at Castlegar council meeting

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Emcon respond to criticism of road maintenance

Concerns and kudos over bumping up B.C.’s minimum wage

The next increase of $1.30 per hour is recommended for June 1

Junior Dragons’ Den hopefuls should apply soon

The deadline for this year’s Junior Dragons’ Den competition is quickly approaching.

Trail sets tax rates

The city increasingly relies upon residential taxpayers for finance operations

Thompson and Chilcotin Rivers steelhead at risk of extinction

Only 177 steelhead trout returned to the Thompson River in 2017 and only 58 to Chilcotin

Man, who promised millions to Kimberley hockey team, admits to fraud in unrelated case

Mike Gould pledged to donate $7.5 million last fall, but the team has yet to receive any cash

The pieces of Darwin Greyeyes

A local artist went missing last year. This is what he left behind

Camp Mansfield is no longer on any map, so where was it?

Place Names: Ernest Mansfield was responsible for several local place names, but none survive

  • Feb 9th, 2018

Civic election draws early interest in Warfield, Area B

General voting day for the B.C. Local Government Election is Oct. 20

Community meeting set for East Trail youth centre

Youth advocates are hoping the community will step up to save the East Trail youth centre

Whatshan Retreat CEO allays fears on bulk-water sales

“There is absolutely no intention or desire to sell our water to a large corporation.”

Major hurdle cleared for Cannings’ infrastructure bill

Cannings’ bill to push wood infrastructure got oak-ay from commons, headed fir committee study

Avalanche warning issued across Southern Interior

Danger rating is high across mountainous ranges in the Kootenays, Cariboo.

Shypitka reacts to Alberta wine boycott

Kootenay East MLA says BC government irresponsible for playing pipeline politics.