Guy Bertrand

History is made when Teck sells last interest shares of Waneta Dam to BC Hydro.

Trail Times looks back at July 2018

In this installment, Year in Review looks back at happenings around Trail in the seventh month

History is made when Teck sells last interest shares of Waneta Dam to BC Hydro.
In anticipation of cannabis legalization in the fall, Trail council decided on retail pot rules in June.

Trail Times looks back at June 2018

In this installment of Year in Review is a look back at the sixth month of the year

In anticipation of cannabis legalization in the fall, Trail council decided on retail pot rules in June.
Trail Times looks back at what was happening around the city in May.

Trail Times looks back at May 2018

In this installment Year in Review looks back at goings-on around Trail in the fifth month

Trail Times looks back at what was happening around the city in May.
The Trail Rivefront Centre opened to thousands on April 2.

Trail Times looks back at April 2018

This fourth installment of Year in Review covers what was happening around Trail in the fourth month

The Trail Rivefront Centre opened to thousands on April 2.
Reviewing what was happening around Trail in March.

Trail Times looks back at March 2018

This third installment of Year in Review covers happenings the third month of 2018

Reviewing what was happening around Trail in March.
The Trail Times looks back at February 2018.

Trail Times looks back at February 2018

In this second installment of Year in Review we look at what was happening the second month of 2018

The Trail Times looks back at February 2018.
It’s been quite a year our corner of the Kootenays. People jumped in the frigid water to start the year, hid from suffocating wildfire smoke in the summer then wondered when winter would arrive in December.

Trail Times looks back at January 2018

First installment of Year in Review begins with all the goings-on in the first month of 2018

It’s been quite a year our corner of the Kootenays. People jumped in the frigid water to start the year, hid from suffocating wildfire smoke in the summer then wondered when winter would arrive in December.
Ishmani Baker will be facing criminal charges in addition to the ones from Fort St. John.

Wanted man captured by Trail RCMP

Ishmani Baker was arrested at a rural property on Columbia Gardens Road

Ishmani Baker will be facing criminal charges in addition to the ones from Fort St. John.
A Friday morning fire in Rivervale sent one person to the hospital.

Crews quell early-morning fire in Rivervale

Fire confined to garage, one occupant taken to hospital

A Friday morning fire in Rivervale sent one person to the hospital.
A 47-year-old local man has been arrested for breaking and entering into an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Laburnum Drive in Trail.                                Trail Times file photo

Trail RCMP arrest local man for break and enter

Search of the suspect discovered tools for breaking into coin operated machines

A 47-year-old local man has been arrested for breaking and entering into an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Laburnum Drive in Trail.                                Trail Times file photo
The Trail Smoke Eaters traded goalie Tanner Marshall to the Brooks Bandits of the AJHL. Jim Bailey photo.

Trail Smoke Eaters trade goalie Tanner Marshall, acquire defenceman

Smoke Eater goalie Tanner Marshall requests trade, finds home with Brooks Bandits

The Trail Smoke Eaters traded goalie Tanner Marshall to the Brooks Bandits of the AJHL. Jim Bailey photo.
First responders from throughout the Kootenays and Okanagan were on hand to join their Trail brethren for a solemn march honouring the life of Captain Tim Boutin. He passed away at the age of 58 on Nov. 14, from in-the-line-of-duty cancer. Tim was a firefighter for 26 years and retired as Captain with Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue. People lined the downtown streets of Trail, some holding Canadian flags, as the march continued to the Trail Memorial Centre where Tim’s life was celebrated.

Marching in Honour

The procession for retired Captain Tim Boutin drew first responders from the Kootenays and Okanagan

First responders from throughout the Kootenays and Okanagan were on hand to join their Trail brethren for a solemn march honouring the life of Captain Tim Boutin. He passed away at the age of 58 on Nov. 14, from in-the-line-of-duty cancer. Tim was a firefighter for 26 years and retired as Captain with Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue. People lined the downtown streets of Trail, some holding Canadian flags, as the march continued to the Trail Memorial Centre where Tim’s life was celebrated.
Local postal workers staged their first rotating strike on Oct. 30. Today, Nov. 22, the local union announced a second strike for the area. Trail Times file photo

Rotating postal strikes return to Trail, Rossland and Castlegar

Federal government tables legislation to end strikes

Local postal workers staged their first rotating strike on Oct. 30. Today, Nov. 22, the local union announced a second strike for the area. Trail Times file photo
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 11 led the procession from the cenotaph following the Remembrance Day ceremonyin downtown Trail. Guy Bertrand photo

Lest We Forget

Crowd fills downtown Trail for Remembrance Day ceremony

Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 11 led the procession from the cenotaph following the Remembrance Day ceremonyin downtown Trail. Guy Bertrand photo
Unionized workers at ATCO Wood Products in Fruitvale voted to avoid job action during contract talks.

ATCO employees in Fruitvale exempt from job action

175 USW forestry workers in West Kootenay affected; 738 in the East Kootenay

Unionized workers at ATCO Wood Products in Fruitvale voted to avoid job action during contract talks.
A mass playing of the retreat march, When the Battle’s O’er, will happen at 6 a.m. Sunday in homes of Trail pipers as well as outside cathedrals and other locations in 26 countries around the world.

Call for Greater Trail pipers to perform en masse

Letter to the Editor from J. Gordon Titsworth of the Trail Pipe Band

A mass playing of the retreat march, When the Battle’s O’er, will happen at 6 a.m. Sunday in homes of Trail pipers as well as outside cathedrals and other locations in 26 countries around the world.
Photo by Maxime Agnelli on Unsplash

Industry Training Authority connects apprentices, employers

The Black Press Extreme Career and Education Fair will be in Cranbrook on Nov. 15

Photo by Maxime Agnelli on Unsplash
“And the more eyes out there the better,” Bertrand writes. “Do little things around your home and neighborhood to prevent crime opportunities.”

Small things can play a big role in stemming crime

“Do little things around your home and neighborhood to prevent crime opportunities.”

“And the more eyes out there the better,” Bertrand writes. “Do little things around your home and neighborhood to prevent crime opportunities.”
The Water Quality Advisory issued for Columbia Heights has been rescinded. File photo

West Trail water advisory rescinded

Test confirmed water safe to drink

The Water Quality Advisory issued for Columbia Heights has been rescinded. File photo
The area affected by the Water Quality Advisory in Columbia Heights.

Water Quality Advisory for the residents of West Trail

RCMP investigating break-in at Lower Lookout Reservoir

The area affected by the Water Quality Advisory in Columbia Heights.