Jim Bailey

The price of fuel fluctuates almost weekly. Photo: Jim Bailey

Fuel prices fluctuate: diesel much lower in Grand Forks than Trail

Local factors like competition can also play a role in what a station wants to charge

The price of fuel fluctuates almost weekly. Photo: Jim Bailey
Gold Fever Follies cast was delighted to perform for residents of Poplar Ridge, Columbia View, and Rosewood Care Facilities. Photo: contributed

Gold Fever Follies give special performances

Don’t miss Gold Fever Follies’ annual Naughty Knickers Night, hitting the stage on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Gold Fever Follies cast was delighted to perform for residents of Poplar Ridge, Columbia View, and Rosewood Care Facilities. Photo: contributed
The Trail Stingrays are heading to the BCSSA provincial championship meet in Kamloops this weekend. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Stingray swimmers dive into provincial meet

Coach Ian Markus leads a strong contingent of Stingrays swimmers to BCSSA provincials in Kamloops

The Trail Stingrays are heading to the BCSSA provincial championship meet in Kamloops this weekend. Photo: Jim Bailey
Pride Gym fighters Keanan Patershuk, Tyler Harry and Rebecca Verlaan won three gold medals at the King of the Mat Jiu Jitsu tournament in Kelowna last weekend. (From left) Lowel Carrol, Tyler, Keanan, Rebecca, and assistant coach Brandon Krumm. Photo: submitted

Pride Gym fighters golden at Kelowna Jiu Jitsu tournament

Pride Gym’s Keanan Patershuk, Tyler Harry and Rebecca Verlaan were all King of the Mats in Kelowna

Pride Gym fighters Keanan Patershuk, Tyler Harry and Rebecca Verlaan won three gold medals at the King of the Mat Jiu Jitsu tournament in Kelowna last weekend. (From left) Lowel Carrol, Tyler, Keanan, Rebecca, and assistant coach Brandon Krumm. Photo: submitted
Rossland council voted to go with RDKB choice of critter resistant bins, and revisit the communal bins recommended by Bear Smart Task Force in future. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland council makes decision on RDKB Curbside Organics Project

Bear Smart Task Force advises against curbside pick up, asks for communal bins

Rossland council voted to go with RDKB choice of critter resistant bins, and revisit the communal bins recommended by Bear Smart Task Force in future. Photo: Jim Bailey
Spencer McLean

Smoke Eaters alumni earn Canucks scholarship

Trail’s Jeremy Lucchini and Spencer McLean are the recipients of the BCHL Canucks Alumni Scholarship

Spencer McLean
CKISS Aquatics Program Coordinator Khaylish Fraser uses a plankton net on the Pend d’Oreille River to collect samples that get sent to a provincial lab for testing. The lab will test for free-swimming microscopic mussel larvae, called veligers. (Photo by CKISS)

Society monitors West Kootenay waters for invasive mussels

Invasive species society is making sure Kootenay waters stay free of quagga and zebra mussels

CKISS Aquatics Program Coordinator Khaylish Fraser uses a plankton net on the Pend d’Oreille River to collect samples that get sent to a provincial lab for testing. The lab will test for free-swimming microscopic mussel larvae, called veligers. (Photo by CKISS)
Toadfest raises awareness about the research and habitat restoration projects that support western toads in the Summit Lake watershed. (Photo contributed)

Kootenay Toadfest returns to Summit Lake

Toadfest is a free, fun, family event, coordinated by the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program

Toadfest raises awareness about the research and habitat restoration projects that support western toads in the Summit Lake watershed. (Photo contributed)
Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail champions in the making

Home of Champions hockey school back in action

Photo: Jim Bailey
Rossland Museum welcomed Kimberley Cutler of Art by KimBoho, who gave a live painting demo that progressed throughout the afternoon. Photo: contributed

Get ready for ‘A Night at the Rossland Museum’

Rossland Museum host special guests for Culture tour, readies for a fun night Aug. 17

Rossland Museum welcomed Kimberley Cutler of Art by KimBoho, who gave a live painting demo that progressed throughout the afternoon. Photo: contributed
The Rossland council for the arts invites all artists and artisans to submit works for an upcoming juried show with the theme ‘In the Moment.’ Photo: Jim Bailey

Arts council invites artists to get ‘In the Moment’

This juried exhibition will run in the Lily May Room of the Miners Hall from Oct. 14 to 23

The Rossland council for the arts invites all artists and artisans to submit works for an upcoming juried show with the theme ‘In the Moment.’ Photo: Jim Bailey
Dangerous trees near cemetary trail

Rossland’s cemetary trail closed due to dangerous trees

The city has closed the trail leaving the old cemetery and heading towards Happy Valley

Dangerous trees near cemetary trail
Rossland Yards is expected to be completed by December 2022, and available as affordable housing to qualified tenants. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland Yards receives short term tax exemption

City of Rossland ensures rent remains affordable at new 37-unit housing complex

Rossland Yards is expected to be completed by December 2022, and available as affordable housing to qualified tenants. Photo: Jim Bailey
Interior Health posted a Drug Alert for Greater Trail

Interior Health issues drug alert for Greater Trail

Samples of Fentanyl and benzodiazepine are 3 to 4 times stronger than average

Interior Health posted a Drug Alert for Greater Trail
Prince Albert defenceman Braydan Smith is joining the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season.

Smoke Eaters commit defenceman Braydan Smith

Trail Smoke Eaters welcome UConn commited defenceman Braydan Smith to the BCHL

Prince Albert defenceman Braydan Smith is joining the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season.
Police briefs

RCMP Briefs: Stolen bike recovered after social media post

Greater Trail and District RCMP report on crime and other misdemeanors

Police briefs
CKISS Aquatics Program Coordinator Khaylish Fraser uses a plankton net on the Pend d’Oreille River to collect samples that get sent to a provincial lab for testing. The lab will test for free-swimming microscopic mussel larvae, called veligers. (Photo by CKISS)

Society monitors West Kootenay waters for invasive mussels

Invasive species society is making sure Kootenay waters stay free of quagga and zebra mussels

CKISS Aquatics Program Coordinator Khaylish Fraser uses a plankton net on the Pend d’Oreille River to collect samples that get sent to a provincial lab for testing. The lab will test for free-swimming microscopic mussel larvae, called veligers. (Photo by CKISS)
The Trail Memorial Centre ice is in after a week of painting lines, white washing, creating the logos, then methodically building the ice with a new sprayer. The ice making crew consists of (from left) Levi Fotiou, Tanya Buckley and Dave Hesson. By using the new sprayer the ice builds slower but makes harder and stronger ice and must be applied over and over until the desired thickness is reached. Champions Hockey School is the first to going from Aug. 8-14, followed by Trail Smoke Eater minor hockey development camps and the Goalie Group session led by Brady Robinson, goaltending coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Building Cominco Arena ice

Trail city staff meticulously spray ice one layer at a time for a stronger foundation

The Trail Memorial Centre ice is in after a week of painting lines, white washing, creating the logos, then methodically building the ice with a new sprayer. The ice making crew consists of (from left) Levi Fotiou, Tanya Buckley and Dave Hesson. By using the new sprayer the ice builds slower but makes harder and stronger ice and must be applied over and over until the desired thickness is reached. Champions Hockey School is the first to going from Aug. 8-14, followed by Trail Smoke Eater minor hockey development camps and the Goalie Group session led by Brady Robinson, goaltending coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. Photo: Jim Bailey
Christina Lake’s James Dergousoff teamed up with (from left) Kylie Masse, Dergousoff, Maggie Mac Neil and Ruslan Gaziev to capture silver in the 4x100 medley relay at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol)

Boundary swimmer wins silver at Commonwealth Games

Former Pirhana James Dergousoff earned a medal in the 4x100 medley relay at the Commonwealth Games

Christina Lake’s James Dergousoff teamed up with (from left) Kylie Masse, Dergousoff, Maggie Mac Neil and Ruslan Gaziev to capture silver in the 4x100 medley relay at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol)
Rossland golfer Adrian Roberts and Team Kootenay won its first ever Team gold medal for Low Net at the BC Summer Games in Prince George. From left: Ashlyn Rejman (Creston), Mitchell Krahn (Christina Lake), Jordis Smith (Nakusp), Austin Krahn ( Christina Lake), Lexus Coates ( Nakusp), Adrian Roberts ( Rossland), and coach Kevin Nesbitt (Trail).

Kootenay golfers strike gold at Summer Games

Kootenay golf team earns two gold medals including one for Team Low Net at the BC Summer Games

Rossland golfer Adrian Roberts and Team Kootenay won its first ever Team gold medal for Low Net at the BC Summer Games in Prince George. From left: Ashlyn Rejman (Creston), Mitchell Krahn (Christina Lake), Jordis Smith (Nakusp), Austin Krahn ( Christina Lake), Lexus Coates ( Nakusp), Adrian Roberts ( Rossland), and coach Kevin Nesbitt (Trail).