Timothy Schafer

School district considers reduction in trustees

The swinging axe of school district cuts could be turned on itself through a process to consider reducing its number of trustees.

Getting to Home project getting a boost

$15,000 has been approved for each of the next 3 years of the Getting to Home project.

Castlegar centre unveils new EEG service

A new service for diagnosing epilepsy, seizures and other brain conditions has been added to the health care arsenal of the region.

City of Trail hands out cash for housing

LCCDTS was able to coerce $2,500 for a sustainable housing request from City Hall, one third of what they had asked for.

Teck charged for 2011 leak

Teck Trail Operations was charged Friday with discharging pH-laden effluent into the Columbia River exceeding their permitted level.

January served up seasonal temperatures for Greater Trail

Weather-wise, January has been a most unremarkable month.

City of Trail to tackle sewer lines

The city is preparing to embark on replacement of the last of the worst documented sanitary sewer pipes in the city this spring.

Bear encounters down last year

The 2012 Bear Aware season was slightly quieter overall than previous years in Trail, according to Rossland Trail Bear Aware.

On Thursday CUPE Local 3999’s non-essential services workers were on the streets of downtown Trail in front of the Trail Association for Community Living office picketing for their first raise in over 10 years.

Social service workers asking for fair wage

Greater Trail community social service workers have had their starting wages decrease in the last 10 years by over $1 to $15.54

On Thursday CUPE Local 3999’s non-essential services workers were on the streets of downtown Trail in front of the Trail Association for Community Living office picketing for their first raise in over 10 years.

Tentative City of Trail budget calls for 4.5 per cent tax hike

A preliminary budget released by City of Trail staff is calling for a 4.51 per cent increase in residential property taxes for 2013.

Electoral boundaries realignment released

Fruitvale, Montrose, Castlegar and Trail stay in same riding but Nelson, Salmo join East Kootenay

Controversial smart meter issue heats up

BC Hydro's promise not to install meters without permission could derail their plan, says Trail smart meter opponent.

Two potential Trail library locations considered

Two new downtown locations for Trail’s library have been identified - the former locations of Liquidation World and Fields.

Emergency plan covers all Greater Trail except Rossland

Golden City opted out of regional response in 2007 due to finances

Trail firefighters respond to kitchen fire

Firefighters responded to a fire Tuesday night just before 2 a.m. in an apartment building at 610 Spokane St.

The Waneta Terrestrial Compensation Program to promote conservation

Conservation and restoration of the land around Greater Trail is the crux of a new grant being offered through the Waneta Expansion Project.

City of Trail to put the ‘boot’ to those with unpaid tickets

New bylaw will clamp down on growing trend of unpaid fines

Teck program recognized nationally

An employee-run program based in Trail has been recognized as one of the best in Canada.

Anti-smart meter advocate Jerry Flynn to speak in Trail

One of the premier advocates against the installation of smart meters will be speaking in one of the last smart-meter-free bastions.

Trail’s population lagging behind West Kootenay’s top towns

Trail is losing ground in the population race for first place in the West Kootenay.