Timothy Schafer

Trustee warns changes to electoral system could silence rural views

A proposed change to the school district’s electoral arrangements could stifle various disparate voices.

Survey to gauge Rosslanders appetite to help save K-12

A survey circulating Rossland intends to gauge interest in options for keeping K-12.

St. Andrew Anglican Church member Jennifer Sirges

Environmental pledge helps community too

Through a new online Fortis promotion, people switching off their lights for Earth Hour can pledge their effort to charity.

St. Andrew Anglican Church member Jennifer Sirges

Trail’s St. Michael’s and Rossland’s MacLean get top marks in local elementary rankings

Average mark for all School District 20 schools matches provincial level

School District 20 seeks way to generate more money

A new committee has been created to investigate generating revenue for School District 20.

Two divers from  Castlegar’s Northern Underwater Systems speak with City of Trail engineering technician Warren Proulx

Divers inspect Trail’s Old Bridge

Two divers braved cold water and strong currents of the Columbia River to inspect the Old Bridge after the highest runoff in 40 years.

Two divers from  Castlegar’s Northern Underwater Systems speak with City of Trail engineering technician Warren Proulx

Future of free New Year’s Eve Greater Trail bus rides still pending

Decisions are still to be made about free New Year's Eve bus rides after an incident with youths surrounding a bus last January.

City of Trail Police bust man linked to 2011 homicide

Trail Crime Reduction Unit searched Rivervale home and arrested a 19-year-old man.

Demolition of Eagles’ Hall begins this week

The City of Trail signed the warrant for the destruction of the former Eagles Building at 1505 Bay Ave.

LCCDT puts out port of call proposal

Trail could be back on the map as a watercraft transportation centre.

Charles Bailey Theatre manager Nadine Tremblay has begun work on a business plan for the venerable facility to increase the amount of shows and the impact it has on the entertainment scene in the city.

Breathing new life into the Bailey

A new business plan is in the works for Trail's Charles Bailey Theatre to better use the under-used facility.

Charles Bailey Theatre manager Nadine Tremblay has begun work on a business plan for the venerable facility to increase the amount of shows and the impact it has on the entertainment scene in the city.

Trustee pitches ‘managed deficit’ to school district

Mickey Kinakin will be arguing in favour of a managed deficit for SD20 as the board of trustees begins its annual budget deliberations.

City has the cash to purchase Trail airport

The city has enough cash in reserves that it could buy the Trail Regional Airport outright.

Cosmetic changes coming to Greater Trail transit

$15,000 has been approved for two new bus shelters for hard weather spots in Trail and glass plates for an existing stop in Fruitvale.

Food scraps program could lighten load at Trail dump

A new pilot program could reduce the amount of waste going into the Trail dump and give something back to the environment.

School District passes changes to Rossland schools

Rossland group remains hopeful K-12 can be saved in city

School District 20 trustees poised for final vote on Rossland schools’ fate

While SD20 is preparing to finalize school cutbacks and closures, local groups are still working to save Rossland's schools.

District strikes committee to tackle long standing issues

In the next few months several long standing and contentious issues are set to be tackled for School District 20.

Trail city staff to help streamline revitalization bylaw

City staff will be given carte blanche to help advance Trail’s downtown revitalization vision.

Rossland council eyeing other options to save K-12

The City of Rossland is preparing to deliver a financial offer to the district in order to keep five secondary school grades in the city.