Jim Bailey

Traffic light at a Trail intersection makes for a quick turn signal.

Dangerous traffic light change, standard procedure

Pedestrians are reminded to wait for walk signal before proceeding on unexpected light change

Traffic light at a Trail intersection makes for a quick turn signal.
Jesse Teindl (left) is grateful for support in his fundraiser for research of a genetic disease that prematurely claimed the lives of his father Tim (right) and uncle Craig Teindl. Photo: Submitted.

Kootenay community steps up for Skinny Genes fundraiser

Fundraiser auction for rare genetic disease raises more than $10,000 for Skinny Genes Foundation

Jesse Teindl (left) is grateful for support in his fundraiser for research of a genetic disease that prematurely claimed the lives of his father Tim (right) and uncle Craig Teindl. Photo: Submitted.
Minor Hockey Day in Trail - for web

Greater Trail minor hockey maintains tradition in time of no-play pandemic

GTMHA recognizing its teams in Trail Times feature (photos pre-pandemic)

Minor Hockey Day in Trail - for web
The City of Trail met with RCMP and Community Development Services at its virtual GoC meeting Feb. 22. Photo: Jim Bailey

Frontline workers deliver presentation on Trail’s most vulnerable

Trail council met with RCMP and Community Development Services representatives on Monday

The City of Trail met with RCMP and Community Development Services at its virtual GoC meeting Feb. 22. Photo: Jim Bailey
Champion Lakes Provincial Park is fun for the whole family and a close place to camp for Greater Trail residents. Discover Camping reservations for provincial parks open Mar. 8. Photo: Jim Bailey

Happy Kootenay campers set to book trips

BC residents can book their favourite close-to-home campground starting Mar. 8 on discovercamping.ca

Champion Lakes Provincial Park is fun for the whole family and a close place to camp for Greater Trail residents. Discover Camping reservations for provincial parks open Mar. 8. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Head to Head mentorship program is intent on helping athletes like Black Jack Ski Team’s Adam Heale reach their potential. Photo: Submitted.

Olympian’s Head to Head mentorship program coming to Kootenays

Head to Head promotes mental resilience and physical wellness through mentorship program

The Head to Head mentorship program is intent on helping athletes like Black Jack Ski Team’s Adam Heale reach their potential. Photo: Submitted.
Trail and Rossland are sending in a joint application to bid on the 2026 BC Winter Games.

Trail-Rossland support 2026 BC Winter Games bid

The Greater Trail communities hosted the event in 1996 and 2006

Trail and Rossland are sending in a joint application to bid on the 2026 BC Winter Games.
The Skinny Genes Foundation is raising awareness and funds for a rare genetic disorder that claimed both his father and uncle.

NHL players, local businesses help Kootenay man raise funds and awareness for rare genetic disease

Signed NHL jerseys and local business donations up for auction in Skinny Genes Foundation fundraiser

The Skinny Genes Foundation is raising awareness and funds for a rare genetic disorder that claimed both his father and uncle.
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West Kootenay pet shop owner petitions for end to pet mills

“Our companion animal laws are pretty lax right now, we need to bring more awareness to help SPCA”

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Remi Drolet

Rossland skier competes at World Nordic ski championship

Remi Drolet was selected to Team Canada and will race at the 2021 FIS World Nordic Ski Championships

Remi Drolet
Motorists encountered a delay on Hwy. 3B in Trail Thursday morning. Environment Canada expects up to 20 cm of snow to fall on communities between the Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass. Photo: Jim Bailey

Snow causes early morning traffic delays in Trail

Environment Canada is calling for up to 20 cm of snow to fall in the West Kootenay region Thursday

Motorists encountered a delay on Hwy. 3B in Trail Thursday morning. Environment Canada expects up to 20 cm of snow to fall on communities between the Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass. Photo: Jim Bailey
An online post caused some concern after two former Olympian skiers visited Rossland despite the city and provincial health recommendations to stay and play local.

Rossland man responds to Olympian ski controversy

A visit to Rossland by former Olympic gold medalists has created controversy for local man

An online post caused some concern after two former Olympian skiers visited Rossland despite the city and provincial health recommendations to stay and play local.
Rossland neighborhoods embrace the FireSmart program. Photo: Don Mortimer

Fire mitigation programs upgrade plans for Rossland

The CWPP is a toolbox that can be used to review and assess areas of high fire risk

Rossland neighborhoods embrace the FireSmart program. Photo: Don Mortimer
A roof replacement at the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre is on the priority list of the city’s capital budget. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail council prioritizes capital projects

The list is extensive and expensive but does not include all of the capital expenditure budget

A roof replacement at the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre is on the priority list of the city’s capital budget. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Rossland outdoor skating rink is a popular attraction and one of the many recreation amenities locals enjoy. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland council revisits corporate strategic plan

The strategic plan undergoes an annual review that sets priorities and sharpens focus

The Rossland outdoor skating rink is a popular attraction and one of the many recreation amenities locals enjoy. Photo: Jim Bailey
Jake Miller took the Polar plunge at Gyro Park last week in an fundraising effort for Special Olympics’s BC virtual Polar Plunge #freezing for reason. Photo: Submitted
Jake Miller took the Polar plunge at Gyro Park last week in an fundraising effort for Special Olympics’s BC Virtual Polar Plunge #freezing for reason. Photo: Submitted

Trail athlete takes Polar Plunge for a very good reason

SOBC-Trail athlete Jake Miller is #freezin for a reason, takes a chilly dip in the Columbia

Jake Miller took the Polar plunge at Gyro Park last week in an fundraising effort for Special Olympics’s BC virtual Polar Plunge #freezing for reason. Photo: Submitted
Jake Miller took the Polar plunge at Gyro Park last week in an fundraising effort for Special Olympics’s BC Virtual Polar Plunge #freezing for reason. Photo: Submitted
Fruitvale land purchase to boost the memorial centre master plan. Photo: Jim Bailey

Village of Fruitvale to extend green space behind memorial centre

Village bumps up overnight fees at Fruitvale RV Park to cover electrical costs

Fruitvale land purchase to boost the memorial centre master plan. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Rossland Heritage Commission is celebrating its history and rallying Rosslanders to share their favourite heritage elements, like skiing pioneer Olaus Jeldness, during Heritage Week, Feb. 15-21. Photo: Jim Bailey

Heritage Week: Win a piece of Rossland heritage

The theme for the City of Rossland’s Heritage Week this year is: “Where do you find heritage?”

The Rossland Heritage Commission is celebrating its history and rallying Rosslanders to share their favourite heritage elements, like skiing pioneer Olaus Jeldness, during Heritage Week, Feb. 15-21. Photo: Jim Bailey
Julien Locke

Black Jack skier creates innovative new tool for tracking trail conditions

NST member Julien Locke creates Nordic Pulse an online program that tracks ski club grooming teams

Julien Locke
Smoke Eaters alumnus Carson Briere is up for the Hobey Baker Award, along with Kent Johnson and Braedon Tuck. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters Santerno earns PoW, Briere up for Hobey Baker Award

Trail Smoke Eaters alumni are making their mark in NCAA Div. 1 hockey action

Smoke Eaters alumnus Carson Briere is up for the Hobey Baker Award, along with Kent Johnson and Braedon Tuck. Photo: Jim Bailey