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With new Provincial Health Orders, area sports teams will suspend all travel including the Trail Smoke Eaters and Trail minor hockey rep teams and some house teams. Photo: Jim Bailey.

New COVID regs suspend junior and minor hockey rep play

All West Kootenay travelling hockey teams have been grounded until Dec. 7

With new Provincial Health Orders, area sports teams will suspend all travel including the Trail Smoke Eaters and Trail minor hockey rep teams and some house teams. Photo: Jim Bailey.
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Trail Smoke Eaters win high-scoring thriller against the Centennials

Smoke Eater forward Connor Sweeney scores the game winner, upsets a gritty comeback from Merritt

Chase Dafoe
Trail City Council approves energy savings measure to the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Trail council green-lights energy saving measures in arena

Energy saving measures could save the City of Trail more than $23,000 per year

Trail City Council approves energy savings measure to the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Elevate Athletics bought the old Fields building and is now renovating the property. Photo: Jim Bailey

Elevate Athletics jumping to new site in downtown Trail

Elevate partners Andrew van der Ham and Dallas Calvin look forward to expanding space and membership

Elevate Athletics bought the old Fields building and is now renovating the property. Photo: Jim Bailey
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP successfully dealt with a person in crisis on a rooftop Sunday, Nov. 8. (Black Press Media file)

Trail RCMP report on dead man found in vehicle

Coroner investigates dead body discovered in Fruitvale

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP successfully dealt with a person in crisis on a rooftop Sunday, Nov. 8. (Black Press Media file)
2020 has been a good year for the Kootenay real estate market. Photo: File

Kootenay real estate market remains robust

Kootenay housing sales up 65 per cent compared to October 2019

2020 has been a good year for the Kootenay real estate market. Photo: File
Trail council has set 2021 utility rates. Photo: Imani on Unsplash

Trail utility rates on the rise

Residents can access their utility bills online at trail.ca

Trail council has set 2021 utility rates. Photo: Imani on Unsplash
The Trail Smoke Eaters defeated the Prince George Spruce Kings 2-1 in overtime on Sunday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Trail Smoke Eaters skate to shootout win over Prince George Spruce Kings

Trail Smoke Eaters shut out Merrit Centennials, beat P.G. Spruce Kings in shootout

The Trail Smoke Eaters defeated the Prince George Spruce Kings 2-1 in overtime on Sunday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey.
A glimpse of some of the 480 (approx) cars written off as a result of the acid spills along the Trail highway in 2018. Photo: Trail Times

ICBC ordered to keep paying storage fees for Trail acid-spill auto claims

ICBC paid more than 1.6M on cars written off by Trail acid spill, Judge orders insurer to continue

A glimpse of some of the 480 (approx) cars written off as a result of the acid spills along the Trail highway in 2018. Photo: Trail Times
Trail Seniors Branch 47 donated $36,000 to the Salvation Army as one of its final gestures before ceasing operations at the end of 2020. (L to R) Seniors Branch secretary treasurer Wilbur Wostradowski, vice president Evelyn Jones, Salvation Army pastor Andrew Sweet, and Seniors president Darlene McIsaac.

Trail Seniors Branch makes generous final gesture

Trail seniors donate $90,000 to TACL, and $36,000 to the Trail Salvation Army

Trail Seniors Branch 47 donated $36,000 to the Salvation Army as one of its final gestures before ceasing operations at the end of 2020. (L to R) Seniors Branch secretary treasurer Wilbur Wostradowski, vice president Evelyn Jones, Salvation Army pastor Andrew Sweet, and Seniors president Darlene McIsaac.
Greater Trail minor hockey parents are upset about the change in regulations that doesn’t allow them into games. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail minor hockey parents unhappy with ‘no spectator’ rule

Petition seeks support to change regulation about parents unable to attend their kids’ hockey games

Greater Trail minor hockey parents are upset about the change in regulations that doesn’t allow them into games. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Trail RCMP stats indicate a decline in crime

Pandemic related calls are becoming more common.

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Regulation changes to ICBC would create less competition and more monopoly for provincial insurer. Photo: Samuele Errico Piccarini on Unsplash

Belairdirect opts out of providing optional auto insurance

Regulation changes to ICBC would create less competition and more monopoly for provincial insurer

Regulation changes to ICBC would create less competition and more monopoly for provincial insurer. Photo: Samuele Errico Piccarini on Unsplash
Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Cody Schiavon scored the overtime winner in a 6-5 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday in Cranbrook. Jim Bailey photo.

Smoke Eaters take 3-2 Kootenay Cup lead over Bucks with OT win

Cody Schiavon scores overtime winner to lift Trail Smoke Eaters to 6-5 victory over Cranbrook Bucks.

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Cody Schiavon scored the overtime winner in a 6-5 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday in Cranbrook. Jim Bailey photo.
Royal Theatre owner/operator Lisa Milne welcomes Greater Trail residents back to a new and wondrous entertainment experience. Go online to book a ticket at royaltheatretrail.com.  Photo: Jim Bailey.

Covid intermission reels in new era for Kootenay moviehouse

COVID safe, the newly renovated Royal Theatre in Trail welcomes patrons back to the movies

Royal Theatre owner/operator Lisa Milne welcomes Greater Trail residents back to a new and wondrous entertainment experience. Go online to book a ticket at royaltheatretrail.com.  Photo: Jim Bailey.
Royal Theatre owner/operator Lisa Milne welcomes Greater Trail residents back to a new and wondrous entertainment experience. Go online to book a ticket at royaltheatretrail.com.  Photo: Jim Bailey.

Covid intermission reels in a new era for the Royal Theatre

COVID safe, the newly renovated Royal Theatre in Trail welcomes patrons back to the movies

Royal Theatre owner/operator Lisa Milne welcomes Greater Trail residents back to a new and wondrous entertainment experience. Go online to book a ticket at royaltheatretrail.com.  Photo: Jim Bailey.
Castlegar Rebels will kick off the KIJHL season this weekend with a pair of exhibition games against the Nelson Leafs, before the season start on Nov. 13.  Photo: Jim Bailey.

Rebels, Leafs set to open KIJHL season

The Castlegar Rebels and Nelson Leafs kick off the KIJHL season with a pair of exhibition games

Castlegar Rebels will kick off the KIJHL season this weekend with a pair of exhibition games against the Nelson Leafs, before the season start on Nov. 13.  Photo: Jim Bailey.
In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Fruitvale man shares experience, non-smokers get lung cancer too

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey
In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kootenay man shares experience, non-smokers get lung cancer too

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey
Kelowna product Mitchell Prowse will join the Trail Smoke Eaters for much of its exhibition season. Prowse is on loan from the WHL Lethbridge Hurricanes, whose season start has tentatively been delayed to Jan. 8. Photo: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Smoke Eaters acquire veteran defenceman on loan from WHL

Veteran defenceman Mitchell Prowse of the Lethbridge Hurricanes to skate with Trail Smoke Eaters

Kelowna product Mitchell Prowse will join the Trail Smoke Eaters for much of its exhibition season. Prowse is on loan from the WHL Lethbridge Hurricanes, whose season start has tentatively been delayed to Jan. 8. Photo: Warren Henderson/Capital News