Jim Bailey

L-R: Danielle Peet, Annick de Goede, and Tamara Boden are making the holiday season a little brighter for Greater Trail families by creating Adopt a Family for the Holidays program. Photo: Jim Bailey

Adopt a Family, a special Christmas gift

Community program asks residents to help support Greater Trail families through the holiday season

L-R: Danielle Peet, Annick de Goede, and Tamara Boden are making the holiday season a little brighter for Greater Trail families by creating Adopt a Family for the Holidays program. Photo: Jim Bailey
Council members made a motion to remove from consideration Option 2 of the downtown transit exchange - in front of Pharmasave and behind Ferraro Foods.

Trail council redefines transit exchange location

The new exchange is designed to improve the space needed for buses and enhance passenger amenities

Council members made a motion to remove from consideration Option 2 of the downtown transit exchange - in front of Pharmasave and behind Ferraro Foods.
Rossland’s Tayne Steven will compete at the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championship in Oman next month. (Contributed)

Kootenay kiteboarder to compete at world championship

Team Canada was selected based on their performances at the Sail Canada Youth Championships

Rossland’s Tayne Steven will compete at the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championship in Oman next month. (Contributed)
J. L. Crowe runner Jaxon Kuchar got in his last day of training on Tuesday and will join Team BC at the 2021 Cross Country Championship in Ottawa this week for the Nov. 27 race. Jim Bailey photo

J. L. Crowe athlete to race at X-country nationals

Trail’s Jaxon Kuchar will compete in the 2021 X-Country Championships in Ottawa this weekend

J. L. Crowe runner Jaxon Kuchar got in his last day of training on Tuesday and will join Team BC at the 2021 Cross Country Championship in Ottawa this week for the Nov. 27 race. Jim Bailey photo
The virtual meetings are over, but since returning to in-person council at Miners Hall, due to poor quality, Rossland city council will no longer provide recordings of their meetings online, or allow virtual attendance.

Rossland city council briefs

City suspends recordings and virtual participation of council since in-person meetings resume

The virtual meetings are over, but since returning to in-person council at Miners Hall, due to poor quality, Rossland city council will no longer provide recordings of their meetings online, or allow virtual attendance.
The Trail Smoke Eaters will again help unload Kiwanis Christmas trees, except his year it will be at a different venue. The trees will be sold at the former Zellers at the Waneta Plaza starting on Nov. 26. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kiwanis Christmas trees on the way to Trail

Trees will be sold at the former Zellers store at the Waneta Mall not the usual Butler Park venue

The Trail Smoke Eaters will again help unload Kiwanis Christmas trees, except his year it will be at a different venue. The trees will be sold at the former Zellers at the Waneta Plaza starting on Nov. 26. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter set up two goals in a 4-3 overtime win over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters take down Bucks in OT

Trail Smoke Eaters captain scores in OT for dramatic 4-3 win over Cranbrook Bucks

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter set up two goals in a 4-3 overtime win over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Nitehawks sweep Leafs

Beaver Valley Nitehawks sweep Nelson Leafs

The Nitehawks shut out the Leafs on Saturday in a 4-0 penalty filled tilt

Nitehawks sweep Leafs
Rossland Prop Master Paul Wagner is hoping to bring some movie business back to the West Kootenay. Photo: Submitted
Trail jeweller Paul Durkin (pictured) was enlisted to design and create rings for the hit Netlix movie Love Hard by props master Paul Wagner. Photo: Jim Bailey

Props Master hopes to bring more movie biz to the Kootenays

Props Master Paul Wagner sourced a variety of local talent to contribute to Netflix movie Love Hard

Rossland Prop Master Paul Wagner is hoping to bring some movie business back to the West Kootenay. Photo: Submitted
Trail jeweller Paul Durkin (pictured) was enlisted to design and create rings for the hit Netlix movie Love Hard by props master Paul Wagner. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trophy Town

Trophy Town doc brings back fond memories for ‘61 Smoke Eaters Doc

Dr. Jack Colbert put on his ‘61 Team Canada jersey to revisit old friends

Trophy Town
Rossland Sr. Warriors

Rossland Sr. Warriors host Lethbridge Lightning

The Rossland Sr. Warriors are back in action and begin their quest for a provincial men’s title

Rossland Sr. Warriors
Just a head’s up … Trail’s 44 Field Engineer Squadron will be practicing their night time training at the Casino Gun Range on Saturday, so residents should not be alarmed if they hear automatic gun fire or see flares lighting up the sky. Photo: submitted

Night training for Trail’s 44 Engineer Squadron

Don’t be alarmed if you hear gunfire Saturday night, it’s army training at the Casino Gun Range

Just a head’s up … Trail’s 44 Field Engineer Squadron will be practicing their night time training at the Casino Gun Range on Saturday, so residents should not be alarmed if they hear automatic gun fire or see flares lighting up the sky. Photo: submitted
Adopt a Senior brings joy to our most vulnerable. Photo: Pixabay

Sign up for Adopt a Senior program

Trail senior caregiver is asking residents to support the Adopt A Senior Program

Adopt a Senior brings joy to our most vulnerable. Photo: Pixabay
Flooding in southern BC has shut down vital transportation links adversely affecting Greater Trail businesses.

Supply chain disruptions affect Trail businesses

Priority is getting Highway 3 back up and in operation, but likely take a few days

Flooding in southern BC has shut down vital transportation links adversely affecting Greater Trail businesses.
Ski Patrol donation

RED Mt. Ski Patrol forms society to help communities thrive

RED Mountain Ski Patrol Society donates funds to the Trail United Church foodbank

Ski Patrol donation
Photo: Guillaume de Germain/Unsplash

REN leader hopeful for March construction on Fruitvale RNG plant

Phase 2 will double volume of renewable natural gas output

Photo: Guillaume de Germain/Unsplash
The Golden City has great skiing, as well as world class restaurants and pubs. Vote Rossland for the Best Ski Town in North America. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland in running for Top Ski Town

Register your vote for Rossland as the Best Ski Town in North America

The Golden City has great skiing, as well as world class restaurants and pubs. Vote Rossland for the Best Ski Town in North America. (Jim Bailey photo)
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks will look to get back on track this weekend with two games against division rival the Nelson Leafs. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Beaver Valley Nitehawks struggle in weekend losses to Rebels and Rockets

Castlegar Rebels forward Griffen Ryden nets hat trick in 3-1 win over Beaver Valley Nitehawks

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks will look to get back on track this weekend with two games against division rival the Nelson Leafs. Photo: Steve Piccolo
The Trail Smoke Eaters suffered a 6-2 loss to Victoria Grizzlies on Sunday, following a big win over Alberni Valley on Saturday. Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters split home games against Island teams

Trail Smoke Eaters fall to Victoria Grizzlies after muzzling Alberni Valley Bulldogs

The Trail Smoke Eaters suffered a 6-2 loss to Victoria Grizzlies on Sunday, following a big win over Alberni Valley on Saturday. Photos: Jim Bailey
Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue

Dump truck leaks fuel through downtown Trail

Trail fire crew called out to fuel spill from Rossland Ave. across Victoria St. bridge on Wednesday

Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue