Liz Bevan

YES event a positive experience for students

“I think it is an amazing opportunity for kids our age." - J.L. Crowe Secondary Grade 9 student Indea D'aigle

Rash of car break-ins prompts RCMP warning

“The only thing connecting the break-ins are unlocked vehicles.” - Darryl Orr, RCMP

Proposed amendment brings attention to school budget cuts

Trustees discuss merits of deficit budget to respond to continued government cuts

Walmart to expand

Expanding grocery selection, eliminating tire and lube service

Kootenay snow pack below average

Snow pack in the West Kootenay is below the usual numbers this year, sitting at 72 per cent of normal

Things are ‘ducky’ at the high school

J.L. Crowe students embrace duck project

Buckley’s maintains summer security

After last summer's trouble BC Hydro reps say there will still be security on site this recreation season.

Fruitvale recycling depot set to close

Residents living outside of the curbside pick-up area will have to travel into Trail to get rid of their plastic, glass, paper and more.

Village of Montrose reduces proposed tax increase

Montrose residents will most likely be paying an extra 2.5 per cent on their next property tax bill after Monday night's bylaw readings.

Trail market season on the horizon

The weather is warmer, flowers are blooming and soon, tables stacked with homemade goodies will line the Esplanade.

SD20 presents budget draft

Budget cuts, and even some potential revenues, were the topic of discussion at Wednesday night’s presentation.

Volunteers always needed

It is National Volunteer Week across Canada and the celebrations come just in time for the area's Citizen of the Year announcements.

Four-way stop will remain at downtown intersection

The concrete barriers were deemed successful, and work is underway this week to create a permanent 4-way stop.

Rossland, Trail chambers one step closer to merger

“One of the main benefits, of course, is strength in numbers.”
- Norm Casler

Trail chamber elects new board members

The Trail and District Chamber of Commerce has elected four new members to the board.

Audience to help pick the next Junior Dragon

The Junior Dragons Den competition set for May 1 at the Charles Bailey Theatre will be breathing some fire into entrepreneurial ideas

Montrose council defends pay increase

Montrose councillors have increased their annual stipends and ratepayers want to know why.

Crowe grads scrambling to raise funds

Several factors have limited the Class of 2015’s ability to generate more funds for graduation weekend

Power on at Waneta Dam

After 4 years and over $900 million, the Waneta expansion is up and running earlier than projected.

Practice makes perfect

Planned burns help firefighters hone skills that save lives and property