Sheri Regnier

“Proper use of PPE has been effective at protecting both residents/patients and health care workers from COVID-19,” IH told the Times. Photo: Viki Mohamad/Unsplash

Reader questions why COVID vaccine not mandatory for healthcare workers

COVID-19 immunizations are recommended, but not mandatory in British Columbia

“Proper use of PPE has been effective at protecting both residents/patients and health care workers from COVID-19,” IH told the Times. Photo: Viki Mohamad/Unsplash
The LCCDTS Sustainability Committee is organizing <em>An Evening with David Suzuki</em> for Sept. 23. Photo: Submitted

David Suzuki back on for Trail with virtual event

An Evening with David Suzuki will be a virtual event for Trail and area residents on Sept. 23.

The LCCDTS Sustainability Committee is organizing <em>An Evening with David Suzuki</em> for Sept. 23. Photo: Submitted
A wildfire is burning in West Trail. Photo: Jim Bailey

Crews mop-up after Sunday wildfire in Trail

A new record high of 39.6 C was set on Saturday, June 26

A wildfire is burning in West Trail. Photo: Jim Bailey
If you can donate water or help greet those seeking a reprieve from the heat, call Marie Skinner at the Trail United Church: 250.231.9003. Photo: Jake Givens/Unsplash

Update: Cooling centre open in Trail church noon to 6 p.m.

Trail United Church has opened its doors 7 days a week from noon to 6 p.m. in response to heat wave

If you can donate water or help greet those seeking a reprieve from the heat, call Marie Skinner at the Trail United Church: 250.231.9003. Photo: Jake Givens/Unsplash
Photo: Black Press Media file

Five people arrested in West Trail for alleged drug trafficking

Trail RCMP report two suspects were taken into custody

Photo: Black Press Media file
Angel Air Care Air at KBRH, L-R: Dan Ashman, AM Ford owner driver; Kim Kostuik; patient from Cranbrook; Lisa Pasin, City of Trail mayor and Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: City of Trail

Kootenay flight charities seamlessly connect patient to medical care

Angel Flight East Kootenay and Angel Flight West Kootenay offer free flight medical services

Angel Air Care Air at KBRH, L-R: Dan Ashman, AM Ford owner driver; Kim Kostuik; patient from Cranbrook; Lisa Pasin, City of Trail mayor and Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: City of Trail
Indigenous community leader Kim Robertson tending to the stand of camas that grows along the waters edge near Gyro Park. Camas is a rare find in the Columbia Basin, restricted to low-elevation sites in the West Kootenay. Photo: Submitted

Pollinator Week recognized with planting camas in the Kootenay-Columbia

Pollinators sustain ecosystems and produce natural resources by helping plants reproduce.

Indigenous community leader Kim Robertson tending to the stand of camas that grows along the waters edge near Gyro Park. Camas is a rare find in the Columbia Basin, restricted to low-elevation sites in the West Kootenay. Photo: Submitted
Note: Model and year of stolen Ford Escape but this is not the vehicle taken on Saturday. Image: ConsumerReports.org

Trail police issue BOLO for stolen vehicle

Ford Escape stolen from Iris Crescent on June 19

Note: Model and year of stolen Ford Escape but this is not the vehicle taken on Saturday. Image: ConsumerReports.org
Waneta Manor is located on Laburnum Drive in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier

New elevator coming to Trail manor this summer, says head manager

The elevator in Waneta Manor has been out of commission since February

Waneta Manor is located on Laburnum Drive in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Refusals to wear masks had Trail police called to two separate scenes on Saturday. Photo: Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash

Trail police called to mask confrontations

The Province of BC has masks being mandatory indoors

Refusals to wear masks had Trail police called to two separate scenes on Saturday. Photo: Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash
L-R: Patients of Dr. Sarah Tucker, Dr. Trevor Aiken and Dr. Stephanie Cameron must call Columbia Primary Care Clinic at 250.368.9394 to make appointments after July 1. Photo: Submitted

Three doctors at Trail clinic on the move

Drs Tucker, Aiken, and Cameron move to Columbia Primary Care Clinic effective July 1

L-R: Patients of Dr. Sarah Tucker, Dr. Trevor Aiken and Dr. Stephanie Cameron must call Columbia Primary Care Clinic at 250.368.9394 to make appointments after July 1. Photo: Submitted
Fire at the former Alpine Disposal, and now GFL recycling facility, on Hwy 22 South of Trail. Photo taken just before 6 p.m. Monday June 21. Photo: John Piccolo

Industrial fire outside of Trail ravages recycling plant

Photos: The fire is reported to be at the GFL recycling facility

Fire at the former Alpine Disposal, and now GFL recycling facility, on Hwy 22 South of Trail. Photo taken just before 6 p.m. Monday June 21. Photo: John Piccolo
Keith Smyth, Kootenay Savings director at-large joins children from the Kids’ Care Centre at St. Michael’s Catholic School. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings continues credit union’s tradition of giving

Funding totalling $48,250, is going to a wide array of Kootenay initiatives

Keith Smyth, Kootenay Savings director at-large joins children from the Kids’ Care Centre at St. Michael’s Catholic School. Photo: Submitted
Waneta Manor is located on Laburnum Drive in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Senior dies as Trail tenants continue wait for broken elevator to be fixed

The elevator in Waneta Manor has been out of commission since February

Waneta Manor is located on Laburnum Drive in Trail. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Clarice Tuai, seen in front of the ‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ exhibit, is a summer student for the Trail museum/visitors centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail museum invites everyone to visit new Doukhobor exhibit

‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ runs until October 1

Clarice Tuai, seen in front of the ‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ exhibit, is a summer student for the Trail museum/visitors centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Rotary eClub of Waneta Sunshine, alongside members from the Kootenay Native Plant Society and Trail Wildlife Association, joined together for a day of planting at Fort Shepherd. The Waneta Sunshine eClub was granted funds through an Express Grant from District 5080 to plant 50 shrubs which support pollinator opportunities at Fort Shepherd. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay conservation partners plant pollinator ‘superfoods’ at Fort Shepherd

TLC welcomes community groups to Fort Shepherd who would like to help local ecosystems thrive

Rotary eClub of Waneta Sunshine, alongside members from the Kootenay Native Plant Society and Trail Wildlife Association, joined together for a day of planting at Fort Shepherd. The Waneta Sunshine eClub was granted funds through an Express Grant from District 5080 to plant 50 shrubs which support pollinator opportunities at Fort Shepherd. Photos: Submitted
Jasmine Smith is ready to start cracking the case to the summer reading program at the Trail and District Public Library. Photo: Sheri Regnier

‘Crack the Case’ at the Trail library this summer

Summer Reading Club runs July 5 to August 20.

Jasmine Smith is ready to start cracking the case to the summer reading program at the Trail and District Public Library. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Canada Border Services Agency issued a June 10 across-country reminder that border restrictions for fishing and boating in Canadian waters remain in place. Photo: Jim Bailey

Border restrictions for fishing and boating in Canadian waters remain in place

The CBSA and its law enforcement partners are actively monitoring Canadian waterways.

Canada Border Services Agency issued a June 10 across-country reminder that border restrictions for fishing and boating in Canadian waters remain in place. Photo: Jim Bailey
A B.C. police officer shows an approved roadside screening device. Photo: Saanich News file

Woman caught passed out behind the wheel in Trail

Police located the 38-year old in her parked but still running car, and had to rouse her awake.

A B.C. police officer shows an approved roadside screening device. Photo: Saanich News file
A cougar, or cougars, went on a killing rampage at a small Fruitvale farm. Photo: Thomas S. on Unsplash

Cougar euthanized after taking out small animal farm in Fruitvale

Wildlife interactions, poachers or polluters should be reported to RAPP at 1.877.952.7277

A cougar, or cougars, went on a killing rampage at a small Fruitvale farm. Photo: Thomas S. on Unsplash