Sheri Regnier

Masks are required on all buses in the Interior Health region. Photo: BC Transit
Masks are required on all buses in the Interior Health region. Photo: BC Transit
First responders in the Trail area are asking the public to secure or dispose of pallets and cardboard on their properties. Photo: John Moore/Unsplash

Trail first responders urge locals to remove pallets and cardboard from properties

These materials are being used to build makeshift shelters and/or start fires to keep warm

First responders in the Trail area are asking the public to secure or dispose of pallets and cardboard on their properties. Photo: John Moore/Unsplash
Warfield’s first harvest picking day goes in the community hall on Saturday, Sept. 25. Photo: Kayla Smith

Warfield to host first harvest picking day

Residents will get a flyer in their mailbox outlining the steps to register for the Sept. 25 event

Warfield’s first harvest picking day goes in the community hall on Saturday, Sept. 25. Photo: Kayla Smith
The city’s Trisha Davison advises that Trail will adhere to all public health orders.

Trail clarifies where proof of vaccination is needed

Vaccine requirements for spectators at non-ticketed events is still being clarified.

The city’s Trisha Davison advises that Trail will adhere to all public health orders.
A.M. Ford has donated $19,300 to the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign. The donation will be used for an examination and consultation room in the ambulatory care general clinic. A.M. Ford Dealer Principal Dan Ashman presents this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Dan Caverly

Hospital campaign starts with a challenge to Kootenay Boundary businesses

Two-year $750,000 Ambulatory Care Campaign now underway by KBRH Health Foundation

A.M. Ford has donated $19,300 to the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign. The donation will be used for an examination and consultation room in the ambulatory care general clinic. A.M. Ford Dealer Principal Dan Ashman presents this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Dan Caverly
Vaccine passports are required to use the gym in the Trail aquatic centre. Details will be forthcoming regarding rules around use of the city’s pools. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail advises proof of COVID vaccine required for certain services

Province orders all people born in 2009 or earlier must be fully vaccinated by Oct. 24.

Vaccine passports are required to use the gym in the Trail aquatic centre. Details will be forthcoming regarding rules around use of the city’s pools. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Anyone with information on the spate of vandalism at Fruitvale Elementary School is encouraged to contact the Trail RCMP detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: School District 20

Ongoing vandalism at Fruitvale Elementary School puts children in harm’s way

The school is located at 1867 Columbia Gardens Road in Fruitvale

Anyone with information on the spate of vandalism at Fruitvale Elementary School is encouraged to contact the Trail RCMP detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: School District 20
Photo: @TimHortons/Twitter

Buy a Smile Cookie and support hospital in Trail

Tim Hortons annual fundraiser — in Trail proceeds go to KBRH — runs until Sept. 19

Photo: @TimHortons/Twitter
RCMP logo. Photo: Black Press file

Streakers reported to Trail RCMP

Greater Trail RCMP: Party-goers asked to keep their clothes on

RCMP logo. Photo: Black Press file
L-R: Marjorie Nutini and Maureen Kowalchuk, auxiliary volunteers, presented a $1,200 donation to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation. The total amount the Rossland auxiliary has donated to the foundation, to date, is $1,533,428. Photo: Submitted

Rossland auxiliary donates to seniors’ comfort

Extended care residents live in Poplar Ridge Pavilion, located in a wing of KBRH

L-R: Marjorie Nutini and Maureen Kowalchuk, auxiliary volunteers, presented a $1,200 donation to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation. The total amount the Rossland auxiliary has donated to the foundation, to date, is $1,533,428. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Sheri Regnier

UPDATE: Interior Health confirms Trail hospital COVID outbreak is in psychiatric unit

This is the first time the hospital in Trail has been included on Interior Health’s outbreak list

Photo: Sheri Regnier
Two hikers were rescued from Old Glory Trail near Rossland on Sunday. Photo: Joanna Nix-Walkup/Unsplash

Trail RCMP assist Rossland SAR in rescuing two hikers

Rossland SAR extracted one of the hikers with use of specialized equipment

Two hikers were rescued from Old Glory Trail near Rossland on Sunday. Photo: Joanna Nix-Walkup/Unsplash
L-R: Steven Ryder, Coun. Bert Kniss, Mayor Steven Morissette, Brian Ryder and Coun. Bill Wenman. Photo: Submitted

$50,000 donation honours father and will bring Fruitvale community together

The Ryder family legacy began in 1965 when Brian and his wife Ruth landed in Fruitvale.

L-R: Steven Ryder, Coun. Bert Kniss, Mayor Steven Morissette, Brian Ryder and Coun. Bill Wenman. Photo: Submitted
Stoney Creek Road near rail crossings in the Tadanac area will be closed to vehicles on Wednesday, Sept. 15. Photo: Benjamin Wagner/Unsplash

Stoney Creek Road on the outskirts of Trail closed to vehicles on Wednesday

This road provides access to Tadanac; pedestrian crossing will be available

Stoney Creek Road near rail crossings in the Tadanac area will be closed to vehicles on Wednesday, Sept. 15. Photo: Benjamin Wagner/Unsplash
Waneta Manor tenants have been without an elevator since mid-February. Many have been stranded in their apartments, unable to physically manage the stairs from the parking garage in the basement and up three-storeys. Photo: Ashwini Chaudhary/Unsplash

Tenants of Trail manor still without elevator after 7 months

The elevator has been installed but still must pass inspection so tenants are locked out

Waneta Manor tenants have been without an elevator since mid-February. Many have been stranded in their apartments, unable to physically manage the stairs from the parking garage in the basement and up three-storeys. Photo: Ashwini Chaudhary/Unsplash
Those who work within Kootenay Boundary Fire Rescue are also first responders - often they are the first on scene at medical calls, car accidents, river rescues, and countless other life-threatening events. Photo: Trail Times

Firefighters’ National Memorial Day recognized on Sept. 12

Flags at half-mast over the Parliament in Victoria to honour firefighters in B.C. and beyond

Those who work within Kootenay Boundary Fire Rescue are also first responders - often they are the first on scene at medical calls, car accidents, river rescues, and countless other life-threatening events. Photo: Trail Times
School crossing in Warfield circa 1968. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: School safety patrol 50+ years ago

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

School crossing in Warfield circa 1968. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Trail, Warfield and Montrose are all seeking candidates for lead administrative positions. Photo: Scott Graham/Unsplash

Greater Trail municipalities on the hunt for new administrative staff

Trail council hired Leaders International Executive Search to seek out a new CAO

Trail, Warfield and Montrose are all seeking candidates for lead administrative positions. Photo: Scott Graham/Unsplash
The Trail police station is located on Laburnum Drive. Photo: Google maps

Trail RCMP report late-night accident, hungry bears and more

Two campers rescued a driver in a late-night crash at the Nancy Greene summit

The Trail police station is located on Laburnum Drive. Photo: Google maps
B.C. health authorities continue to operate walk-in clinics around the province. Registration and booking appointments in B.C. can be done online or by calling 1.833.838.2323 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. seven days a week. Photo: Fusion Medical Animation/Unsplash

Trail care home COVID cases remain at two

Interior Health reported Aug. 30 that two Rose Wood Village residents tested positive for COVID

B.C. health authorities continue to operate walk-in clinics around the province. Registration and booking appointments in B.C. can be done online or by calling 1.833.838.2323 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. seven days a week. Photo: Fusion Medical Animation/Unsplash