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
“The Spirit of Family” enhances the Beaver Valley both in the daytime and at night. Photo: Submitted

Family sculpture installed at the Fruitvale Memorial Hall

“The Spirit of Family,” by Spring Shine, was selected from 13 submissions.

“The Spirit of Family” enhances the Beaver Valley both in the daytime and at night. Photo: Submitted
Presently in Canada, it is illegal to be in possession of a personal stun gun. Use of this tool is only licensed to federal and provincial police officers. The personal use of stun guns by unlicensed civilians is considered to be illegal and considered under the Canadian Criminal Code to be the equivalent of a weapon. Anyone found importing or in possession of a personal stun gun and is not a licensed law enforcement officer can be prosecuted under the Canadian Criminal Code. Photo: BC RCMP

Trail man faces weapons charge after police confiscate stun gun

The incident took place on Sunday near downtown Trail

Presently in Canada, it is illegal to be in possession of a personal stun gun. Use of this tool is only licensed to federal and provincial police officers. The personal use of stun guns by unlicensed civilians is considered to be illegal and considered under the Canadian Criminal Code to be the equivalent of a weapon. Anyone found importing or in possession of a personal stun gun and is not a licensed law enforcement officer can be prosecuted under the Canadian Criminal Code. Photo: BC RCMP
TELUS is proposing to construct a 5G tower at Pople Park. Photo: Sheri Regnier

First 5G tower in Trail proposed for placement in popular park

TELUS has a consultation process open until June 28

TELUS is proposing to construct a 5G tower at Pople Park. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP start June by nabbing impaired drivers

Latest brief from the Trail and Greater District police

Photo: Trail Times
“This is very costly to replace and it seems that Rossland is getting more and more theft and vandalism happening, which is really unfortunate,” says the commission’s Michelle Fairbanks. Photo: Submitted

Update: Return Rossland heritage plaques, no questions asked

The plaques were located at Washington and Columbia by the Olaus statue

“This is very costly to replace and it seems that Rossland is getting more and more theft and vandalism happening, which is really unfortunate,” says the commission’s Michelle Fairbanks. Photo: Submitted
No matter your age, the city’s two skate park hosts Jaryd Justice-Moote (left) and Brenden Wright can help you roll into a new pastime this “Summer at the Skatepark.” Photo: City of Trail

Free coaching at the Trail Sk8Park begins next month

The city is rolling into a summer of inclusive recreation by, for…

No matter your age, the city’s two skate park hosts Jaryd Justice-Moote (left) and Brenden Wright can help you roll into a new pastime this “Summer at the Skatepark.” Photo: City of Trail
Painting by Dave Davies from Shaver’s Bench facing Teck Trail.

Happy 120th Birthday to the City of Trail!

The town of Trail Creek- or Trail Creek Landing - was incorporated as a city on June 14, 1901.

Painting by Dave Davies from Shaver’s Bench facing Teck Trail.
Cropped photo: Silver Screen Drive-in will be in the upper parking lot of Waneta Plaza.

Summer drive-in returns to Trail unveiling blockbuster movies

PHOTOS: Scroll to bottom for a trip down memory lane to the Auto Vue Drive-In

Cropped photo: Silver Screen Drive-in will be in the upper parking lot of Waneta Plaza.
The man was extricated and taken to shore via the regional rescue boat. Photo: Trail Times file

Emergency call for help prompts advisory for Greater Trail

To get the man out safely and quickly, firefighters used the rescue boat to extricate him.

The man was extricated and taken to shore via the regional rescue boat. Photo: Trail Times file
Intact Insurance has donated $5,000 to the Chronic Pain Service Project through their Better Communities Program. Sandy Thor-Larsen, CEO Kootenay Insurance Services, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of Intact Insurance. Photo: Submitted

Donation to Kootenay Boundary chronic pain service

Intact Insurances has donated $5,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation for the service

Intact Insurance has donated $5,000 to the Chronic Pain Service Project through their Better Communities Program. Sandy Thor-Larsen, CEO Kootenay Insurance Services, presented this donation to the KBRH Health Foundation on behalf of Intact Insurance. Photo: Submitted
“I am the grandmother of one of those homeless people … I have been trying to get him the help he needs. However, everywhere I call I get stonewalled,” write a West Kootenay grandmother. Photo: Rod Long/Unsplash

Letter from a heartbroken West Kootenay grandmother

” … it is not the government workers who will put this together – it will be the people.”

“I am the grandmother of one of those homeless people … I have been trying to get him the help he needs. However, everywhere I call I get stonewalled,” write a West Kootenay grandmother. Photo: Rod Long/Unsplash
“Peace exists in my life because of your willingness to sacrifice,” writes Kristopher Shively to RCMP/police across B.C. Photo: Bryton Udy on Unsplash

‘Thank you for promoting peace in your own way’

Letter of gratitude to the BC RCMP from Kristopher Shively

“Peace exists in my life because of your willingness to sacrifice,” writes Kristopher Shively to RCMP/police across B.C. Photo: Bryton Udy on Unsplash
The city will release updates as more information is received from the province and plans are confirmed. Photo: Trail Times

City of Trail preps for a restart

This week starts off on a positive note with the Provincial Health…

The city will release updates as more information is received from the province and plans are confirmed. Photo: Trail Times
Trail police wound down the month of May by nabbing several impaired drivers and fining an out-of-area partier. Photo: George Dumitrache on Unsplash

Trail RCMP catch impaired drivers, respond to gunshots

A brief of how Greater Trail police officers finished up patrols in the month of May

Trail police wound down the month of May by nabbing several impaired drivers and fining an out-of-area partier. Photo: George Dumitrache on Unsplash
Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail arrest leads to seizure of loaded handgun, drugs and cash

The Castlegar man was released on a $1,500 cash surety

Photo: Trail RCMP