Sheri Regnier

Gyro Park, circa the 1950s. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: A Summer Place

Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Gyro Park, circa the 1950s. Photo: Trail Historical Society
The Trail CBAL office is located at 1160 Cedar Ave. Photo: Trail Times

Columbia Basin and Boundary literacy programs get a funding boost

Funds help create learning opportunities for families and adults across the Basin and Boundary

The Trail CBAL office is located at 1160 Cedar Ave. Photo: Trail Times
City hall announced on June 21 that after 26 years of service to the municipality, Chief Administrative Officer David Perehudoff would be leaving his position as a result of a council code of conduct violation. Photo: Trail CiB

Trail CAO’s early leave to cost the city upwards of $300,000

“It’s important to clarify that Mr Perehudoff did not resign his position,” Michelle McIsaac explains.

City hall announced on June 21 that after 26 years of service to the municipality, Chief Administrative Officer David Perehudoff would be leaving his position as a result of a council code of conduct violation. Photo: Trail CiB
The Riverside Food Bank Garden has 32 planters, most donated by individuals, local businesses, and several nonprofits. Located near the Trail walking bridge, the garden is maintained and harvested by volunteers. Everything grown at the site goes to Trail food banks and the shelter. “We are grateful to our sponsors,” saying Gina Ironmonger, incrEDIBLE market volunteer. She thanks the Kiwanis Club of Trail, Columbia Valley Greenhouses, Ye Olde Flower Shoppe, Trails Incredible Farmers Market and volunteers. Photo: Submitted

COVID doesn’t stop incrEDIBLE Trail volunteers from growing community bonds

The Riverside Food Bank Garden is located near the Columbia River Skywalk

The Riverside Food Bank Garden has 32 planters, most donated by individuals, local businesses, and several nonprofits. Located near the Trail walking bridge, the garden is maintained and harvested by volunteers. Everything grown at the site goes to Trail food banks and the shelter. “We are grateful to our sponsors,” saying Gina Ironmonger, incrEDIBLE market volunteer. She thanks the Kiwanis Club of Trail, Columbia Valley Greenhouses, Ye Olde Flower Shoppe, Trails Incredible Farmers Market and volunteers. Photo: Submitted
Aron Burke, Kootenay Savings Community Liaison, presented a $15,000 donation to the KBRH Golf Classic. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will support the Ambulatory Care Campaign at KBRH. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings donates $15,000 to KBRH Golf Classic

2021 Golf Classic at Birchbank Golf Course goes Friday, Sept. 10

Aron Burke, Kootenay Savings Community Liaison, presented a $15,000 donation to the KBRH Golf Classic. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will support the Ambulatory Care Campaign at KBRH. Photo: Submitted
Steps dancer Chloe Salsiccioli. Photos: Jessee Allen

Trail studio looking forward to stepping back into dance this fall

Jessee Allen bought Steps Dance Centre in September 2017, fulfilling her childhood dream

Steps dancer Chloe Salsiccioli. Photos: Jessee Allen
Modified response fires are monitored daily either by remote camera or fly-overs by experienced officers. Photo: Max Kukurudziak/Unsplash

Southeast Fire Centre keeping an eye on modified response fires

There were 69 fires active in southeast B.C. at press time on Wednesday

Modified response fires are monitored daily either by remote camera or fly-overs by experienced officers. Photo: Max Kukurudziak/Unsplash
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Trail detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: Trail RCMP

Police looking for tips to suspicious fire in downtown Trail

First responders were called to the alley by Selkirk College Sunday just after 4:30 a.m.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Trail detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: Trail RCMP
Visitors to Waneta Plaza can read about the Violin Lake Dam decommissioning project and see models of the area affected in the mall’s centre court. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Contract awarded for takedown of Trail dams

Project involves removal of 3 earthen dams, one concrete core dam, and restoring 30.6 H of wetlands

Visitors to Waneta Plaza can read about the Violin Lake Dam decommissioning project and see models of the area affected in the mall’s centre court. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Brandy Rafuse holds a diploma in Criminal Justice Policing as well as certificates in Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills; Investigation and Enforcement Skills; Emergency Management; and Addiction Studies. Photo: RDKB

New regional enforcement bylaw in effect across Kootenay Boundary

Bylaw enforcement officer can now issue tickets, fines and public can request adjudication

Brandy Rafuse holds a diploma in Criminal Justice Policing as well as certificates in Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills; Investigation and Enforcement Skills; Emergency Management; and Addiction Studies. Photo: RDKB
Image: Black Press

Trail RCMP report theft, vehicle recovered and impaired driver

RCMP: Ensure vehicles and property are kept secure at all times to avoid theft

Image: Black Press
Stacey Cooper, KBRH Respiratory Therapist, accepted this donation from the TB Vets. Photo: Submitted

TB Vets donate $50,000 for new ventilator in Kootenay Boundary

The new ventilator greatly improves patient outcomes on difficult to ventilate airways.

Stacey Cooper, KBRH Respiratory Therapist, accepted this donation from the TB Vets. Photo: Submitted
This sinkhole formed around the 4” gas main on Green Avenue. Note, however, it’s the gas main you can see exposed in the hole, not the watermain. Photo: City of Trail

Council awards contract for West Trail road rebuild

Kays Contracting, an excavating company based in Nelson, was the lowest of three bids.

This sinkhole formed around the 4” gas main on Green Avenue. Note, however, it’s the gas main you can see exposed in the hole, not the watermain. Photo: City of Trail
The Trail and Districit Public Library and Trail Museum and Archives is housed in the Trail Riverfront Centre. Image: City of Trail

Trail steps up restart plan, masks recommended indoors until full vaccination

New this week is a database called “Hoopla,” available to all library card holders at no cost.

The Trail and Districit Public Library and Trail Museum and Archives is housed in the Trail Riverfront Centre. Image: City of Trail
Trail police and the BC SPCA were called to the Walmart parking lot after someone reported a dog locked in a hot car. Temperatures rose to 40+ C that day. Photo: Jaroslaw Kwoczala on Unsplash

Trail RCMP report stolen bike, hot dog, intoxication and collision

The last week of June was a busy one for Trail and Greater District police

Trail police and the BC SPCA were called to the Walmart parking lot after someone reported a dog locked in a hot car. Temperatures rose to 40+ C that day. Photo: Jaroslaw Kwoczala on Unsplash
Photo: Submitted

Walmart Trail donates to regional hospital

Funds will go toward the ICU/HART campaign

Photo: Submitted
A woman has formally been charged with arson in relation to a fire lit under the Old Trail Bridge on May 25. Photo: Stephen Miller

Trail woman charged with arson

A large fire was intentionally lit under the Old Trail Bridge just before 5 p.m. May 25

A woman has formally been charged with arson in relation to a fire lit under the Old Trail Bridge on May 25. Photo: Stephen Miller
The Trail-Tadanac Hospital, now Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, first opened in 1954. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Hospital faced a nursing shortage in the summer of ‘65

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

The Trail-Tadanac Hospital, now Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, first opened in 1954. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Trail Times papers will be delayed by a few hours today. Photo: Markus Spiske/Unsplash

Thursday’s Trail Times newspaper will be late

Delivery truck has broken down

Trail Times papers will be delayed by a few hours today. Photo: Markus Spiske/Unsplash
Rose Karges spotted this inquisitive bruin hanging out in a wild cherry tree in the outskirts of Warfield. She snapped the picture using a telephoto lens. Photo: Rose Karges

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Rose Karges spotted this inquisitive bruin hanging out in a wild cherry tree in the outskirts of Warfield. She snapped the picture using a telephoto lens. Photo: Rose Karges