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There was no shortage of horsepower, chrome or classic vehicles at this year annual Cruisin’ the Columbia Show and Shine on June 16 at Gyro Park in Trail.                                Jim Bailey photos

Cruisin’ the Columbia

Trail’s Gyro Park hosts annual Show and Shine

There was no shortage of horsepower, chrome or classic vehicles at this year annual Cruisin’ the Columbia Show and Shine on June 16 at Gyro Park in Trail.                                Jim Bailey photos
Close to 70 people came out for Trail’s annual luncheon honouring its pioneers, oldtimers and native sons and daughters Thursday at the Trail Legion.

Pioneers luncheon celebrates Trail’s long-time residents

Trail Legion new site of annual civic event

Close to 70 people came out for Trail’s annual luncheon honouring its pioneers, oldtimers and native sons and daughters Thursday at the Trail Legion.
Seven-year-old Cameron Bruce of Trail splashes down from the slide at Warfield’s Centennial Pool on Sunday. Today is the first day of summer and with soaring temperatures in the forecast, the Warfield pool might prove to be the best place to be this weekend.

Summer Splash

First day of summer arrives in Kootenays

Seven-year-old Cameron Bruce of Trail splashes down from the slide at Warfield’s Centennial Pool on Sunday. Today is the first day of summer and with soaring temperatures in the forecast, the Warfield pool might prove to be the best place to be this weekend.
Trail’s annual Teddy Bear Picnic

Trail’s annual Teddy Bear Picnic

Event attracted people of all ages to Gyro Park on Tuesday

Trail’s annual Teddy Bear Picnic
Warfield residents have been asked to reduce their water usage while the reservoir replenishes.                                Unsplash photo

Warfield residents asked to reduce water usage

Friday’s storm impacted water treatment plant

Warfield residents have been asked to reduce their water usage while the reservoir replenishes.                                Unsplash photo
The view from Davis Ave to Railway Park in Fruitvale will soon include a pedestrian/cycling connector thanks to a grant from BikeBC. Guy Bertrand photo

BikeBC grant helps get Fruitvale project rolling

Village gets almost $200,000 for a Davis Ave. pedestrian/cycling connector

The view from Davis Ave to Railway Park in Fruitvale will soon include a pedestrian/cycling connector thanks to a grant from BikeBC. Guy Bertrand photo
Trail’s Joe Ferguson skipped the West Kootenay zone team in the curling event when Trail hosted the 2006 BC Winter Games. Trail Times file photo

Trail chosen to host BC Games 40th anniversary party

“Remember. Recognize. Renew.” recognizes 40 years of excellence

Trail’s Joe Ferguson skipped the West Kootenay zone team in the curling event when Trail hosted the 2006 BC Winter Games. Trail Times file photo
Keira Demmler of the Greater Trail Stingrays takes flight as she dives into her race during the annual Jeli Orrell Memorial Invitational Swim Meet hosted by the Stingrays at the Trail Aquatic Centre. See more on Page 8.

Swimmers meet in Trail

The annual Jeli Orrell Memorial Invitational Swim Meet was hosted by the Greater Trail Stingrays

Keira Demmler of the Greater Trail Stingrays takes flight as she dives into her race during the annual Jeli Orrell Memorial Invitational Swim Meet hosted by the Stingrays at the Trail Aquatic Centre. See more on Page 8.
Ron Wilson captured this picture of feeding time for this hungry young chick on Monday. If you have a recent photo you would like to share with our readers email it to editor@trailtimes.ca.

What you see …

If you have a recent photo to share email editor@trailtimes.ca

Ron Wilson captured this picture of feeding time for this hungry young chick on Monday. If you have a recent photo you would like to share with our readers email it to editor@trailtimes.ca.
There have been fewer bear reports so far this spring according to the local WildsafeBC coordinator. Trail Times file photo

Bear sightings down in Greater Trail

Fewer sightings reported so far this spring

There have been fewer bear reports so far this spring according to the local WildsafeBC coordinator. Trail Times file photo
An explosion and fire on Rossland Ave. last month has been deemed suspicious by investigators. Times file photo

UPDATE: Investigators deem Rossland Ave. fire ‘suspicious’

Police seeking information on May 25 explosion in Trail

An explosion and fire on Rossland Ave. last month has been deemed suspicious by investigators. Times file photo
Neighbourhood Grans to Grans welcome everyone to come by the Trail United Church on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. for their annual Strawberry Tea. Generous servings of strawberry shortcake with real whipped cream will be served along with tea or coffee. Admission is by donation with all proceeds going to the Stephen Lewis Foundation to help grandmothers in Africa who are caring for children whose parents have died of AIDS. To learn more, contact local Grans chair Joan Sheloff at 250.693.2281 or visit the website StephenLewisFoundation.org. From the left; Gail Konkin, Joan McKenzie, Maureen Mitchell, Patsy Harmston, Joan Sheloff and Gerald the Giraffe, an honorary symbol of Africa for the group.                                Guy Bertrand photo

Trail grans serving up strawberries and tea

Grans to Grans is hosting a Strawberry tea on Saturday at Trail United Church

Neighbourhood Grans to Grans welcome everyone to come by the Trail United Church on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. for their annual Strawberry Tea. Generous servings of strawberry shortcake with real whipped cream will be served along with tea or coffee. Admission is by donation with all proceeds going to the Stephen Lewis Foundation to help grandmothers in Africa who are caring for children whose parents have died of AIDS. To learn more, contact local Grans chair Joan Sheloff at 250.693.2281 or visit the website StephenLewisFoundation.org. From the left; Gail Konkin, Joan McKenzie, Maureen Mitchell, Patsy Harmston, Joan Sheloff and Gerald the Giraffe, an honorary symbol of Africa for the group.                                Guy Bertrand photo
Silver City Days parade in Trail

Silver City Days parade in Trail

Crowds line the streets on picture perfect day

Silver City Days parade in Trail
Cameron Olsen of Okanagan University College took home top prize in the Post Secondary Category.

Junior Dragons Den winners named

This year’s Junior Dragons Den competition had over 60 submissions

Cameron Olsen of Okanagan University College took home top prize in the Post Secondary Category.
It was opening day on the soccer pitches at Pople Park Tuesday night as Trail Youth Soccer kicked off its spring season. The Under-8 and Under-6 age groups flooded the field with colourful jerseys and, for many, an opportunity to get their first taste of the game.                                Guy Bertrand photos

Silver City soccer starts

Pople Park was flooded with boys and girls when Trail Youth Soccer began on Tuesday

It was opening day on the soccer pitches at Pople Park Tuesday night as Trail Youth Soccer kicked off its spring season. The Under-8 and Under-6 age groups flooded the field with colourful jerseys and, for many, an opportunity to get their first taste of the game.                                Guy Bertrand photos
Aiden Poznikow shows off his gravity-defying trick with his scooter at the Beaver Valley Skatepark in Montrose on Sunday.

Flying high in Montrose

Clear skies were the perfect back drop for a day out in the Beaver Valley Skatepark

Aiden Poznikow shows off his gravity-defying trick with his scooter at the Beaver Valley Skatepark in Montrose on Sunday.
Opening Day for Trail Minor Baseball is this Saturday at Andy Bilesky Park. Trail Times file photo

Major day for Trail Minor Baseball

Umpire Bill MacMillan will toss out ceremonial first pitch Saturday at Andy Bilesky Park

Opening Day for Trail Minor Baseball is this Saturday at Andy Bilesky Park. Trail Times file photo
Nelson river kayaker Dan Popadynetz made the trek to Trail’s Rock Island to tackle the Columbia River feature nicknamed “The Trail Wave” on Sunday.

The Trail Wave

Dan Popadynetz made the trek to Trail’s Rock Island to tackle the Columbia River feature

Nelson river kayaker Dan Popadynetz made the trek to Trail’s Rock Island to tackle the Columbia River feature nicknamed “The Trail Wave” on Sunday.
Early morning fog shrouds the skies over downtown Trail and the Teck smoke stacks on Wednesday morning, while ducks glide silently over Bingy Bay in Sunningdale. If you have a photo you’d like to share with Trail Times readers send it to editor@trailtimes.ca.

What you see …

Early morning fog shrouds downtown Trail and Teck smoke stacks, while the deep river runs on.

Early morning fog shrouds the skies over downtown Trail and the Teck smoke stacks on Wednesday morning, while ducks glide silently over Bingy Bay in Sunningdale. If you have a photo you’d like to share with Trail Times readers send it to editor@trailtimes.ca.
The Trail Smoke Eaters took their fans on a thrilling playoff run that ended with Friday night’s loss in Wenatchee. Russ Alman Photo.

Smokies playoff run comes to an end

Wenatchee beats Trail 6-1 to win series

The Trail Smoke Eaters took their fans on a thrilling playoff run that ended with Friday night’s loss in Wenatchee. Russ Alman Photo.