Guy Bertrand

The Trail Smoke Eaters closed out January with a win in Salmon Arm Saturday night. Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer

Trail Smoke Eaters close off January on winning note

Team wins in Salmon Arm Saturday night

The Trail Smoke Eaters closed out January with a win in Salmon Arm Saturday night. Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer
Snow-covered branches frame a look at West Trail following Tuesday night’s snowstorm which left 20cm on the city. All that white stuff might be giving way to slush as the Environment Canada forecast calls for temperatures to rise above the freezing level over the next couple of days.

Silver City snow show

A heavy snow dump overnight on Tuesday blanketed the valley bottom in Trail

Snow-covered branches frame a look at West Trail following Tuesday night’s snowstorm which left 20cm on the city. All that white stuff might be giving way to slush as the Environment Canada forecast calls for temperatures to rise above the freezing level over the next couple of days.
South Columbia SAR hoping season stays relatively quiet

South Columbia SAR hoping season stays relatively quiet

Group has responded to four calls so far this winter

South Columbia SAR hoping season stays relatively quiet
The Rossland Range offers spectacular views, like this one taken by Brenda Haley of Old Glory as viewed from the Chimo Cabin. The Friends of Rossland Range are offering free guided tours to safely introduce this magnificent area to people. Brenda Haley photo

Snow hosts available to help you explore the Rossland Range

Safe and responsible way to learn about Rossland Recreation Site

The Rossland Range offers spectacular views, like this one taken by Brenda Haley of Old Glory as viewed from the Chimo Cabin. The Friends of Rossland Range are offering free guided tours to safely introduce this magnificent area to people. Brenda Haley photo
The Higher Path has received its final approval to open up a recreational cannabis store in Trail. Owner Jeff Thompson hopes to have the store on Cedar Ave., open by the end of the January.                                Guy Bertrand photo

Trail cannabis shop gets green light from province

The Higher Path hopes to open doors in next couple of weeks

The Higher Path has received its final approval to open up a recreational cannabis store in Trail. Owner Jeff Thompson hopes to have the store on Cedar Ave., open by the end of the January.                                Guy Bertrand photo
Numerous items, including a loaded shotgun, knives and ammunition were found after a search of a Fifth Ave. residence on Sunday (Jan. 13).

Man spotted with shotgun in East Trail leads to weapons discovery

RCMP recover numerous weapons and stolen items after search on Fifth Ave.

Numerous items, including a loaded shotgun, knives and ammunition were found after a search of a Fifth Ave. residence on Sunday (Jan. 13).
This was the scene downtown after a big snowstorm back on Jan. 24, 2018. The city’s snow costs for 2018 were recently finalized and big snowfalls in the early part of the year took a toll on the bottom line. Trail Times file photo

Trail’s snow budget for 2018 buried by early-year storms

Last year’s record-breaking January snowfall in the West Kootenay took its toll on the city’s bottom line

This was the scene downtown after a big snowstorm back on Jan. 24, 2018. The city’s snow costs for 2018 were recently finalized and big snowfalls in the early part of the year took a toll on the bottom line. Trail Times file photo
Darryl Luscombe shared this photo of wild turkeys in Annable a few days before the Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15. This year compilers spotted seven wild turkeys in Warfield area and 21 in Rossland. Darryl Luscombe photo

Christmas Bird Count totals for Rossland-Warfield area released

Lack of Trail-Beaver Valley data impacts bird count numbers

Darryl Luscombe shared this photo of wild turkeys in Annable a few days before the Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15. This year compilers spotted seven wild turkeys in Warfield area and 21 in Rossland. Darryl Luscombe photo
ICBC updates total claims from Trail acid spills

ICBC updates total claims from Trail acid spills

Approximately 4,400 claims so far

ICBC updates total claims from Trail acid spills
Firefighters responded to a fire at the Trail Legion on Jan. 2.                                Jim Bailey photo

Trail Legion remains closed

Clean-up from last week’s fire continues

Firefighters responded to a fire at the Trail Legion on Jan. 2.                                Jim Bailey photo
Madia Ann Vandermeer is sound asleep as parents Leah McInnes, Scott Vandermeer and big sister Lainey welcomed her into the world Saturday morning at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.  Submitted photo

First baby of 2019 arrives at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Madia Ann Vandermeer was born January 5

Madia Ann Vandermeer is sound asleep as parents Leah McInnes, Scott Vandermeer and big sister Lainey welcomed her into the world Saturday morning at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.  Submitted photo
Times file photo

Counter Attack Program leads to quiet New Year’s Eve on Greater Trail roads

Trail RCMP thank public for making Christmas season safe

Times file photo
UPDATED: Fire at Trail Legion limited to outside of building

UPDATED: Fire at Trail Legion limited to outside of building

RCMP suspect fire started with someone camping beside building and lit campfire

UPDATED: Fire at Trail Legion limited to outside of building
Fire at Trail Legion limited to outside of building

Fire at Trail Legion limited to outside of building

Fire crews from Trail, Warfield respond to Wednesday night call

Fire at Trail Legion limited to outside of building
Snow will begin Wednesday afternoon and intensify in the evening. The snow will continue through Friday morning except that over low lying areas snow may change to rain Thursday night.

Snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay

A total of 20 to 40 centimetres of snow will fall by the time the snow eases on Friday

Snow will begin Wednesday afternoon and intensify in the evening. The snow will continue through Friday morning except that over low lying areas snow may change to rain Thursday night.
Year in Review for December 2018.

Trail Times takes a final look at 2018

The Trail Times reviewed local highlights of 2018 in 12 installments

Year in Review for December 2018.
A Year in Review for November 2018

Trail Times looks back at November 2018

History was made with swearing in of Trail’s first female mayor

A Year in Review for November 2018
Year in Review for October

Trail Times looks back at October 2018

The 10th month of the year was a busy one in Greater Trail

Year in Review for October
September marked the nomination period for the fall’s municipal election.

Trail Times looks back at September 2018

In this installment Year in Review covers happenings in the ninth month of 2018

September marked the nomination period for the fall’s municipal election.
The fallout from the Trail acid spills continues to escalate.

Trail Times looks back at August 2018

This installment of Year in Review looks back at the eighth month of the year in Trail

The fallout from the Trail acid spills continues to escalate.