Sheri Regnier

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Heavy traffic back up in Trail after 3-vehicle collision on the bridge

A collision on the Trail bridge backed up traffic through the city’s core on Wednesday afternoon

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Ordained officers Olivia and Andrew Sweet, from the Trail Salvation Army Church, launched the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on Friday. With heightened health orders announced the previous day, the Sweets advise the community that bell-ringers won’t be out until at least Dec. 7. There are, however, modified ways to donate this season such as through the Salvation Army website or locally at “tip tap” sites. Photos: Sheri Regnier

How to help the Trail Salvation Army give a hand-up this year

Bell ringers will not stand at the kettles until Dec. 7

Ordained officers Olivia and Andrew Sweet, from the Trail Salvation Army Church, launched the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on Friday. With heightened health orders announced the previous day, the Sweets advise the community that bell-ringers won’t be out until at least Dec. 7. There are, however, modified ways to donate this season such as through the Salvation Army website or locally at “tip tap” sites. Photos: Sheri Regnier
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Stuff the Bus starts in downtown Trail on Friday

The fundraiser runs Friday and Saturday in Ferraro Foods parking lot

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Photo: Sheri Regnier

Unity is Strength

Local 480 donates $1,000 to Trail Salvation Army Christmas campaign

Photo: Sheri Regnier
Every year on Dec. 6, Canada observes National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The day commemorates the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre in 1989. To recognize this day, the City of Trail lights the bridge red. Photo: Trail Times

Trail advocates call attention to violence against women

“The 16 Days are an opportunity to unite with others,” saya Ann Godderis.

Every year on Dec. 6, Canada observes National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The day commemorates the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre in 1989. To recognize this day, the City of Trail lights the bridge red. Photo: Trail Times
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Castlegar man and woman arrested in downtown Trail

Police allege the truck they were in had a stolen licence plate on the rear

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Trail RCMP seized illicit drugs, cash and a weapon following a traffic stop in West Trail on Nov. 18. Photo: Trail RCMP

West Kootenay man, woman face drug charges after traffic stop

Police report that three types of illicit drugs were seized as well as cash and a stun gun

Trail RCMP seized illicit drugs, cash and a weapon following a traffic stop in West Trail on Nov. 18. Photo: Trail RCMP
Greater Trail nonprofits are funding Chromebooks for low income high school students. Photo: Unsplash

Kootenay Columbia counsellor aims to supply 100 Chromebooks for low income students

COVID has widened the gap between students who struggle with financial hardship and those who don’t

Greater Trail nonprofits are funding Chromebooks for low income high school students. Photo: Unsplash
Skool Aid volunteers help around 230 students living in a low-income bracket by supplying pencils, paper, and all the essentials they need for the school year. Photo: Ramakant Sharda on Unsplash
Skool Aid volunteers help around 230 students living in a low-income bracket by supplying pencils, paper, and all the essentials they need for the school year. Photo: Ramakant Sharda on Unsplash
RDKB board chair Diane Langman (left) will serve a second term, and Grace McGregor, is returning vice-chair. Photo: RDKB, November 2019

Warfield director starts second term as regional lead

Diane Langman was acclaimed as the RDKB board chair on Nov. 10

RDKB board chair Diane Langman (left) will serve a second term, and Grace McGregor, is returning vice-chair. Photo: RDKB, November 2019
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

West Trail road stretch closed for the winter

Nov. 7 main break and washout has the city shutting down a section of Green Avenue until the spring

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 Company Store, circa 1926. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: The Company Store was part of the community

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

The Company Store, circa 1926. Photo: Trail Historical Society
L-R: Rachel Swanson and Allison McCarthy representing the Trail Smoke Eaters, and Brian Stefani, school principal. Photo: Submitted

Murphy family donates to Greater Trail education

$2,000 USD will go toward elementary school causes

L-R: Rachel Swanson and Allison McCarthy representing the Trail Smoke Eaters, and Brian Stefani, school principal. Photo: Submitted
Kyle Boutin, Director Trail Fire Fighters Charitable Society presented a $2,500 donation to Lisa Pasin, Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Trail firefighters donate to chronic pain clinic

Trail Firefighters Charitable Society has donated well over $110,000 to causes in the past decade

Kyle Boutin, Director Trail Fire Fighters Charitable Society presented a $2,500 donation to Lisa Pasin, Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
Barb Johnson works to finish a piece that will be part of an online fundraiser for the Tuesday Morning Quilters. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Greater Trail quilters take their autumn sale online

Tuesday Morning Quilters turn to Facebook for their annual fundraiser

Barb Johnson works to finish a piece that will be part of an online fundraiser for the Tuesday Morning Quilters. Photo: Sheri Regnier
A coyote (not the one pictured) is reported to have chased a group of teenagers into a downtown Trail eatery on Saturday. Photo: Caleb Woods on Unsplash

Trail police report problem coyote

Wildlife is still active in the Trail area, including bears and coyotes

A coyote (not the one pictured) is reported to have chased a group of teenagers into a downtown Trail eatery on Saturday. Photo: Caleb Woods on Unsplash
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Shoveling snow leads to physical altercation in East Trail

District police were called to the alleged incident on Friday the 13th

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A traffic unit pulled over this Trail driver on Friday amid a heavy snowstorm that hit the West Kootenay. Photo: Trail RCMP

Dude, where’s your windshield?

Windshields must be cleared of material and debris under the BC Motor Vehicle Act

A traffic unit pulled over this Trail driver on Friday amid a heavy snowstorm that hit the West Kootenay. Photo: Trail RCMP
Do not send money electronically or make payments to anyone over the telephone. Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash

Telephone fraudsters targeting Greater Trail

A local grandmother called the Trail Times to warn others about telephone scam artists

Do not send money electronically or make payments to anyone over the telephone. Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash
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