Sheri Regnier

If you spot Solo, please contact Ida at 250.521.0403 or the Trail detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: Submitted

Trail RCMP issue BOLO for Solo

Solo was last spotted in Warfield, but has also been seen around the Tadanac area.

If you spot Solo, please contact Ida at 250.521.0403 or the Trail detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: Submitted
Student-nurse Kendra Waterstreet administers the Pfizer vaccine to Litia Fleming at the Waneta Plaza vaccination clinic in the old Zellers buiding. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail vaccination clinic readies for adults age 40+

B.C.’s state of emergency is extended through the end of day on May 25

Student-nurse Kendra Waterstreet administers the Pfizer vaccine to Litia Fleming at the Waneta Plaza vaccination clinic in the old Zellers buiding. Photo: Jim Bailey
For something a little different this week, Trail Blazers is featuring an historical image from the Kootenay Boundary. This rough and tumble photo shows the Forshaw Ranch near Phoenix, B.C, circa 1914. Photo Credit: Boundary Heritage Facebook Page (via Grand Forks Gazette)

Trail Blazers: Home, home on the range

Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature

For something a little different this week, Trail Blazers is featuring an historical image from the Kootenay Boundary. This rough and tumble photo shows the Forshaw Ranch near Phoenix, B.C, circa 1914. Photo Credit: Boundary Heritage Facebook Page (via Grand Forks Gazette)
John Blizard has lived in Waneta Manor for five years. He was in the elevator on Feb. 18 when it stopped working. Photo: Sheri Regnier

West Kootenay tenants stranded by broken elevator going on 3 months

Moving elsewhere is simply not an option.

John Blizard has lived in Waneta Manor for five years. He was in the elevator on Feb. 18 when it stopped working. Photo: Sheri Regnier
A $34,520 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation’s ICU/HART Project was made from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) through Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program. The foundation is grateful to the RDKB and the Trust for this investment in regional health care. Diane Langman, RDKB chair, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of the City of Trail, City of Rossland, Village of Warfield and Area B. Photo: Submitted

Big boost for Kootenay Boundary ICU/HART Project

Money raised will be invested a range of new equipment

A $34,520 donation to the KBRH Health Foundation’s ICU/HART Project was made from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) through Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program. The foundation is grateful to the RDKB and the Trust for this investment in regional health care. Diane Langman, RDKB chair, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of the City of Trail, City of Rossland, Village of Warfield and Area B. Photo: Submitted
VISAC Gallery’s Mena McGill invites locals to pop by the Waneta Plaza to take in the pop-up gallery showcasing art from Trail high school students. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Student art being showcased at Trail mall

The Crowe Art Showcase runs until May 30

VISAC Gallery’s Mena McGill invites locals to pop by the Waneta Plaza to take in the pop-up gallery showcasing art from Trail high school students. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Ryler Dodds-Baker holds hatched robin eggshells found beneath the tree holding his cinquain poem titled “Drama.” A cinquain is a five-line poem that describes a person, place, or thing. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Columbia students share poems for National Poetry Month

The League of Canadian Poets hosted the 23rd National Poetry Month in Canada in April.

Ryler Dodds-Baker holds hatched robin eggshells found beneath the tree holding his cinquain poem titled “Drama.” A cinquain is a five-line poem that describes a person, place, or thing. Photo: Submitted
The Period Promise Campaign has generated 1.2 million donated menstrual products from 2017 to 2020. Photo: United Way

United Way Period Promise Campaign underway

Financial donations go towards the United Way branch where the dollars are donated

The Period Promise Campaign has generated 1.2 million donated menstrual products from 2017 to 2020. Photo: United Way
Photo of handguns and illicit drugs Trail RCMP reported to have seized from a Trail man on Sunday. Photo: Trail RCMP

Drugs and guns seized from Trail man

A call came into the detachment that a man was asleep behind the wheel

Photo of handguns and illicit drugs Trail RCMP reported to have seized from a Trail man on Sunday. Photo: Trail RCMP
The Trail RCMP is sharing a warning that originated with the Nova Scotia RCMP regarding an online sexual exploitation scam targeting youth. Photo: Mohammad Metri on Unsplash

Trail RCMP warn of digital sexploitation scheme targeting youth

Police want to get the message out to victims that you are not alone.

The Trail RCMP is sharing a warning that originated with the Nova Scotia RCMP regarding an online sexual exploitation scam targeting youth. Photo: Mohammad Metri on Unsplash
The newly crowned Miss Trail Jasmine Smith (right) and Miss Trail Princess Gracie Bobbitt. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Meet Miss Trail and Miss Trail Princess!

COVID cancelled the 2020 programme, the 2021 pageant livestreamed Friday night

The newly crowned Miss Trail Jasmine Smith (right) and Miss Trail Princess Gracie Bobbitt. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Safeway will no longer be offering single-use plastic bags. File photo

Trail Safeway says goodbye to plastic bags

The store no longer provides single-use plastic bags

Safeway will no longer be offering single-use plastic bags. File photo
A Rossland man was fatally injured in a May 10 pedestrian/vehicle collision on Kootenay Avenue. Photo: RCMP

Rossland pedestrian dies after being pinned between 2 vehicles

RCMP Sgt. advises that victim services is available for anyone requiring help

A Rossland man was fatally injured in a May 10 pedestrian/vehicle collision on Kootenay Avenue. Photo: RCMP
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Trail cops called to COVID contraventions

The RCMP remind the public that outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people

Photo: Unsplash
Police are cautioning drivers to keep a sharp eye on the road after a Fruitvale man hit and killed an elk along Highway 2A near Trail. The driver was reported to be uninjured, though the car was significantly damaged. Photo: Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Heads up for wildlife warn police after crash with elk on West Kootenay highway

The accident happened in the early morning hours of April 30

Police are cautioning drivers to keep a sharp eye on the road after a Fruitvale man hit and killed an elk along Highway 2A near Trail. The driver was reported to be uninjured, though the car was significantly damaged. Photo: Nick Fewings on Unsplash
Kurtis MacGillivray, owner Kurtis’ No Frills in Trail, presented the KBRH Health Foundation with a cheque for $11,653, money the store’s staff raised in March through the daisy memorial campaign. Photo:Submitted

Daisies raise $11,000+ for cancer care at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Paper daisies are distributed at the store tills then entered into a draw for prizes

Kurtis MacGillivray, owner Kurtis’ No Frills in Trail, presented the KBRH Health Foundation with a cheque for $11,653, money the store’s staff raised in March through the daisy memorial campaign. Photo:Submitted
L-R: Megan Caron and Marci Brooks presented the Crowe class’ donation to the KBRH Health Foundation last week. Photo: Submitted

Grads at Trail high school raise money for mental health care

Funds were raised by students running laps (pledged) around the two Trail bridges

L-R: Megan Caron and Marci Brooks presented the Crowe class’ donation to the KBRH Health Foundation last week. Photo: Submitted
Entrance to the Saturday market will be at Bay Avenue and Helena Street. The exit will be at the north end of the Esplanade on Eldorado Street. This pedestrian traffic measure, as well as handwashing and mandatory face masks, will be in place to meet provincial pandemic orders. Photo: Trail Community in Bloom

Farmers market returns Saturday in a new downtown Trail locale

The market opens May 8, and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along the City of Trail riverfront

Entrance to the Saturday market will be at Bay Avenue and Helena Street. The exit will be at the north end of the Esplanade on Eldorado Street. This pedestrian traffic measure, as well as handwashing and mandatory face masks, will be in place to meet provincial pandemic orders. Photo: Trail Community in Bloom
The Trail ambassador candidates are taking their talents to the stage Friday night, with the showcase culminating in the crowning of a new Miss Trail, Miss Trail Princess and Miss Congeniality. Photo: Trail Ambassador Programme

Miss Trail 2021 will be crowned Friday night

After the 2020 pageant was cancelled, seven candidates remained for this year’s event

The Trail ambassador candidates are taking their talents to the stage Friday night, with the showcase culminating in the crowning of a new Miss Trail, Miss Trail Princess and Miss Congeniality. Photo: Trail Ambassador Programme
Car rinse in Warfield circa 1966. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Who remembers this blast from the past?

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

Car rinse in Warfield circa 1966. Photo: Trail Historical Society