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What referendum means for Trail, Rossland and Warfield voters

Sewer service owned by 3 municipalities; two referendum questions for Rossland, Trail and Warfield

Edgewood taken off evacuation alert

With progress on Mount O’Leary fire, it’s not a threat at this time

Expanded MyHealthPortal available in Kootenays

Blood work, imaging and now certain doctor reports can be viewed on MyHealthPortal

David Suzuki continues calls for Catherine McKenna to resign
Notley 'a little bit skeptical' on Ottawa's Trans Mountain plan
Ontario students walk out of class to protest sex-ed changes
Tornado touches down in Ottawa region

B.C. in drought; reminder of Greater Trail water restrictions

Greater Trail municipalities have water restrictions written into bylaw, which can be viewed online

RDCK downgrades evac order in Bulldog Mtn. fire

Some residents can return, though other areas are still under evacuation order

3 fires near Castlegar grow to over 1,000 hectares each

Syringa Creek, Deer Creek and Renata/Bulldog Mountain fires continue to grow

Facebook group collects Kootenay crime concerns

Not meant to be a vigilante site, creator says

Fixes underway at Trail aquatic centre

Trail council re-allocated $145,000 of capital funding to finish chlorine system upgrades

$19-million reno ready to break ground at KBRH

At $2.45-million over budget, West Kootenay-Boundary taxpayers will pay another (near) $1 million

Evacuation alert issued for Edgewood

Mt. O’Leary fire burning 9 km from the community

Solitary effort in the Silver City

The Trail Aquatic Centre pool is shut down until Sept. 10 for maintenance

  • Aug 24th, 2018

A touch of colour added to downtown Trail

Major renovations are underway at the Crown Columbia All-Suite Boutique Hotel in downtown Trail

  • Aug 24th, 2018

Trail crime victim asks city to revive citizen patrols

With new RCMP leadership coming in August, the city is hoping to ramp up COPS and other programs

PHOTOS: Syringa Fire continues to grow

Photographer captures striking photos of the Syringa Creek Fire.

Crew, helicopters deployed for China Creek fire

The 22-hectare fire was discovered Monday, lightning is the suspected cause.

Trail walking tour offers ‘taste of life in Little Italy’

“The rock walls are a legacy … they differentiate the Silver City from other Basin communities … ”

RDCK issues evacuation order for Renata to Shields Point

Order affects nine residences on the south shore of Lower Arrow Lake

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

Smoke and steel at Trail Sk8 Park

The City of Trail is planning an opening bash for the long awaited Trail skate park

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

Silver City scrimmage

The Smoke Eaters will open the season on Sept. 7 in the Trail Memorial Centre

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

ICBC: Trail acid spill claims complex, require extra inspection

As of Aug. 17, the B.C. insurer had received 1,000+ claims related to the Trail acid spills