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Fire crews from Fruitvale, Montrose and Trail responded.                                Trail Times file photo

Crews respond quickly to Fruitvale shed fire

Wednesday night fire quickly contained

Fire crews from Fruitvale, Montrose and Trail responded.                                Trail Times file photo
A war memorial in Kaslo honours LCol Kemball. Image courtesy of The Veterans Affairs Canada Learning Team

Armoury’s namesake a Kootenay hero in every sense

Perhaps few know the details of the man for which the Trail Armoury is named.

A war memorial in Kaslo honours LCol Kemball. Image courtesy of The Veterans Affairs Canada Learning Team
Gas prices are on the rise across B.C. and the West Kootenay is no exception. (Image: Thinkstock)

Greater Trail gas prices going up

The average price across B.C. on Wednesday according to GasBuddy.com was $1.31.8.

Gas prices are on the rise across B.C. and the West Kootenay is no exception. (Image: Thinkstock)
Burton Cummings wowed a sold-out crowd with hit after hit at The Bailey in Trail on Monday night. Guy Bertrand photo

Canadian music icon brings hits to Trail

Burton Cummings entertains crowd with wide-array of classic songs

Burton Cummings wowed a sold-out crowd with hit after hit at The Bailey in Trail on Monday night. Guy Bertrand photo
The Trail Smoke Eaters look to bounce back after a lopsided loss on home ice to Vernon last weekend. The team travels to Merritt tonight then host the Penticton Vees at the Cominco Arena on Saturday. Randy Emery photo

After home-ice drubbing, Smoke Eaters keep focus straight ahead

Trail in Merritt Friday, at home versus Penticton Saturday

The Trail Smoke Eaters look to bounce back after a lopsided loss on home ice to Vernon last weekend. The team travels to Merritt tonight then host the Penticton Vees at the Cominco Arena on Saturday. Randy Emery photo
Plea to IH to reinstate Trail doctor

Plea to IH to reinstate Trail doctor

Letter to the Editor: Society for the Protection and Care of Seniors

Plea to IH to reinstate Trail doctor
Diane Hardie’s walk near the river at the bottom of Snake Hill in East Trail revealed a picture perfect fall setting along the Columbia River. If you have a recent photo y0ou would like to share with our readers email it to editor@trailtimes.ca.                                Diane Hardie photo

What you see …

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

Diane Hardie’s walk near the river at the bottom of Snake Hill in East Trail revealed a picture perfect fall setting along the Columbia River. If you have a recent photo y0ou would like to share with our readers email it to editor@trailtimes.ca.                                Diane Hardie photo
In light of the tragedy in Fernie, the City of Trail is reminding its staff of the safety protocols involving the arena refrigeration plant at the Trail Memorial Centre. In August, City of Trail arena staff whitewashed the rink surface during the initial stages of preparing the ice surface. (Guy Bertrand photo)

Trail reviews safety protocols in light of Fernie arena tragedy

Robert Baker: ”Trail’s plant is fully automated…any defect…will shut down respective equipment.”

In light of the tragedy in Fernie, the City of Trail is reminding its staff of the safety protocols involving the arena refrigeration plant at the Trail Memorial Centre. In August, City of Trail arena staff whitewashed the rink surface during the initial stages of preparing the ice surface. (Guy Bertrand photo)
Corrine Kohorst was arrested on Sept. 22 at a Columbia Heights residence in Trail when the Trail Crime Reduction Unit with the assistance of Castlegar Crime Reduction Unit and Regional General Investigation Section executed a search warrant. (Black Press file photo)

RCMP name Trail woman charged in drug bust

Trail RCMP have released the name of the 60-year-old woman charged with drug trafficking

Corrine Kohorst was arrested on Sept. 22 at a Columbia Heights residence in Trail when the Trail Crime Reduction Unit with the assistance of Castlegar Crime Reduction Unit and Regional General Investigation Section executed a search warrant. (Black Press file photo)
The Earth Rangers visited St. Michael’s School on Tuesday and introduced the students to a variety of interesting wildlife characters. The assembly involved educating students on the preservation and importance of Canada’s wildlife habitat as well as some special guests. Sonic, the barn owl, showed students its graceful flight, Ranger Laura Douglas got students up close to Floyd, the ball python, and Ranger Josh Mazza brought out Hook, the red-tail hawk, who soared over the crowd. The presentation, sponsored by Teck, is visiting schools throughout the district and is scheduled to be in Fruitvale and Rossland on Thursday.

Nature goes to Trail school

The Earth Rangers introduced interesting wildlife characters to St. Michael’s School on Tuesday

The Earth Rangers visited St. Michael’s School on Tuesday and introduced the students to a variety of interesting wildlife characters. The assembly involved educating students on the preservation and importance of Canada’s wildlife habitat as well as some special guests. Sonic, the barn owl, showed students its graceful flight, Ranger Laura Douglas got students up close to Floyd, the ball python, and Ranger Josh Mazza brought out Hook, the red-tail hawk, who soared over the crowd. The presentation, sponsored by Teck, is visiting schools throughout the district and is scheduled to be in Fruitvale and Rossland on Thursday.
Woman, 60, charged after drugs seized in Trail home

Woman, 60, charged after drugs seized in Trail home

RCMP execute warrant at Columbia Heights residence

Woman, 60, charged after drugs seized in Trail home
Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue launched its rescue boat early Wednesday morning to pull a woman from the Columbia River.                                Trail Times file photo

Woman pulled from Columbia River in middle of the night

KBRFR rescues woman from river early Wednesday morning

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue launched its rescue boat early Wednesday morning to pull a woman from the Columbia River.                                Trail Times file photo
incrEDIBLE Trail tomatoes

incrEDIBLE Trail tomatoes

Earthy Organics had plenty of tomatoes to chose from at Saturday’s farmers market in Trail

incrEDIBLE Trail tomatoes
FortisBC shared these photos of a damaged home in South Caicos and a line truck arriving by barge from Providenciales, an island in the Turks Caicos archipelago. Moving supplies and equipment has been challenging because of the weather.

FortisBC crew heads to Miami as another hurricane approaches

A FortisBC crew of seven, including two from Trail, headed to Florida as Hurricane Maria approaches

FortisBC shared these photos of a damaged home in South Caicos and a line truck arriving by barge from Providenciales, an island in the Turks Caicos archipelago. Moving supplies and equipment has been challenging because of the weather.
Sandy Haines described the incident to the Trail Times , which ended with her husband, Rod, shooting the bear after it refused to leave their Webster Road home. (Note: Not the bear in the Times story) Black Press file photo

Bear shot after breaking into Fruitvale home

The incident happened in a Fruitvale home early Wednesday morning

Sandy Haines described the incident to the Trail Times , which ended with her husband, Rod, shooting the bear after it refused to leave their Webster Road home. (Note: Not the bear in the Times story) Black Press file photo
Crews from Kelowna, the South Okanagan and the Kootenays left from the Kelowna airport on Saturday to join counterparts from across Canada to help restore power to the Turks and Caicos in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. From left: Jesse, Mike, Conor, Aaron, Kevin, Travis, FortisBC powerline technicians; and Dean, operations supervisor.

Two FortisBC linemen from Trail headed to help with Hurricane Irma

Three Kootenay employees among 58 Canadians headed to Turks and Caicos

Crews from Kelowna, the South Okanagan and the Kootenays left from the Kelowna airport on Saturday to join counterparts from across Canada to help restore power to the Turks and Caicos in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. From left: Jesse, Mike, Conor, Aaron, Kevin, Travis, FortisBC powerline technicians; and Dean, operations supervisor.
A house at 1674 East St. in Trail suffered extensive damage in a Tuesday morning fire. There was nobody home at the time and no injuries were reported.                                Guy Bertrand photo

Early-morning fire damages Trail home

Tuesday morning fire causes power outage

A house at 1674 East St. in Trail suffered extensive damage in a Tuesday morning fire. There was nobody home at the time and no injuries were reported.                                Guy Bertrand photo
RCMP arrest man for thefts in Trail area

RCMP arrest man for thefts in Trail area

Man allegedly targeted unlocked vehicles

RCMP arrest man for thefts in Trail area
The Beaver Valley Lions Club awarded its annual scholarships to Kian Johnstone and Taryn Verhelst for the upcoming post-secondary school year.The Lions Club annually selects two students from the Beaver Valley area for the $2,000 award, based on academic standings, but more important is the number of volunteer hours the students put in. The students also submit a letter of qualification, are interviewed and ultimately selected by the Lions’ committee. Submitted photo.

Beaver Valley Lions award scholarships

Scholarships for the upcoming year awarded to two students

The Beaver Valley Lions Club awarded its annual scholarships to Kian Johnstone and Taryn Verhelst for the upcoming post-secondary school year.The Lions Club annually selects two students from the Beaver Valley area for the $2,000 award, based on academic standings, but more important is the number of volunteer hours the students put in. The students also submit a letter of qualification, are interviewed and ultimately selected by the Lions’ committee. Submitted photo.
Fruitvale’s Allison Schroder joined Team BC 16U girls squad in Vaughan, Ont. for the 16U Canadian Invitational baseball championship. The 15-year-old shortstop/pitcher joined the team after playing for the National Women’s Program in a tournament against Team USA in Washington last week.

Schroder joins Team BC at 16U Nationals

15-year-old Allison Schroder joined Team BC after playing with the National Women’s Team last week

Fruitvale’s Allison Schroder joined Team BC 16U girls squad in Vaughan, Ont. for the 16U Canadian Invitational baseball championship. The 15-year-old shortstop/pitcher joined the team after playing for the National Women’s Program in a tournament against Team USA in Washington last week.