Timothy Schafer

Trail Council approves bylaw fine for RV storage

After a lengthy debate, council approved setting the fine amount at $500 for the bylaw infraction

Trail joins list of charging station communities

The province has invested in the first electric vehicle charging station for Trail.

Teck liable for Columbia River cleanup

A Washington court has ruled that Teck is liable for the cost of cleaning up the contamination of the river south of the border.

Affected Greater Trail residents can get Cash Store refunds

Ruling on illegal fees results in refunds for Kootenay customers

Webinar helps Greater Trail businesses prepare for PST return

Kootenay companies can catch webinar on Tuesday on government website

Communities sign up for Carbon Neutral Kootenays

Trail, Rossland, Fruitvale and Montrose among towns involved

School District 20 trustees discuss cash

he board of trustees for School District 20 approved a B.C. Consumer Price Index average increase to their remuneration for the coming year.

Trail FAIR rewarded for family-first idea

Society awarded $10,000 for ‘Keeping Vunerable Families Together’ concept

Trail Transit Services Inc. supervisor Sharman Thomas (left) explains the creation of an all-regional transit pass to a Selkirk College student last Thursday during B.C. Transit’s open house at the Greater Trail Community Centre.

New regional fare on the horizon

BC Transit Open House explains the changes for Greater Trail.

Trail Transit Services Inc. supervisor Sharman Thomas (left) explains the creation of an all-regional transit pass to a Selkirk College student last Thursday during B.C. Transit’s open house at the Greater Trail Community Centre.
Norm Laybourne rings the Salvation Army bell to help raise funds for the social service organization

Kettle duty pays family debt

Greater Trail's Norm Laybourne volunteers to raise money for the Salvation Army to repay the debt of finding his brother during WWII.

Norm Laybourne rings the Salvation Army bell to help raise funds for the social service organization

Jobless rate dips, job seekers grow

While the unemployment rate in the Kootenays dropped in November, Statistics Canada has noted more people were looking for work.

Power bills going up on New Year’s Day

The Christmas bills will come early this year for Greater Trail as FortisBC has received approval to increase their rates by 6.6%

Region gets early avalanche warning

A high avalanche danger hangs over the West Kootenay Boundary backcountry as instabilities in the snow pack have been compromised

Job action will impact patient services at KBRH

Brief job action by hospital pharmacists and medical imaging technicians is expected to impact patient services at KBRH.

Trail Airport revenue soars in 2012

Revenue generated by the Trail Municipal Airport has increased 44.1 per cent from last year, but expansion still remains in question.

B.C. Hydro reaches tentative deal with union

A handful of Greater Trail BC Hydro employees could have a new contract this year after being without one since April.

President mum on changes at Trail and District Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber has voted unanimously to release executive director Maggie Stayanovich, causing 5 of 11 directors to resign their positions.

Kelowna cops seize pot and cash from Trail men

Two Trail men were arrested for possession when a RCMP officer smelled marijuana in their vehicle.

Precipitation total keeps climbing for West Kootenays

With one month left in 2012, this could be the wettest year on record after another 162.9mm of precipitation fell in November.

Trail mayor relieved Teck project delayed not cancelled

Mayor Dieter Boggs is disappointed that the e-waste project is not moving ahead, but is relieved that it has not been cancelled.