Laurier, Washington, population 1

Place Names: Laurier, a US border town was named after a Canadian prime minister

  • Nov 23, 2018

Bells jingle at Christmas Kettle in Trail

The Trail Salvation Army Church kicked off its annual kettle campaign this week

  • Nov 23, 2018

Monday march to honour Trail firefighter

Tim Boutin was a 26-year firefighter and retired Captain with Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue

  • Nov 23, 2018
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Trail Pipe Band Tribute to WWI

Trail Legion raises $22,000 through poppy campaign

Funds from the annual campaign support local charities and provincial veteran causes

  • Nov 22, 2018

The Kootenays’ minor miners

Mineral South 2018 conference is in Trail this week

  • Nov 22, 2018

Grand Forks pastor thanks AM Ford for help with flood relief

Gabe Warriner shared a letter to Dan Ashman and AM Ford for their help during the flood and recovery

  • Nov 21, 2018

Christmas blooms in downtown Trail

The Artisan Craft Co-op recently celebrated its 30th anniversary in downtown Trail

  • Nov 20, 2018

First ski hill in B.C. opened this weekend

Sun Peaks, near Kamloops, was the first ski hill in the province to open for season

Early Trail borrowed a couple of names from the U.S.

Place Names: Connection between Trail and Butte, Montana

  • Nov 16, 2018

Métis Flag flies in Trail on Louis Riel Day

Area students, officials and public attend flag raising at Trail City Hall

  • Nov 16, 2018

Stewart Taylor left a musical legacy behind

The Cranbrook musical community is mourning the passage of one of its central personalities

Selkirk College nursing students visit Honduran migrants

Students were overwhelmed by migrants’ hope in the face of poverty and displacement

Starbucks baristas in Trail donate $7,000 in tips

Funds will go toward the breakfast program in five Kootenay Columbia elementary schools

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

Feeling the heat

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  • Nov 14, 2018

Air time at Trail Sk8 Park

The Trail Sk8Park is located near the Gyro Park boat launch

  • Nov 14, 2018

Talking transgender issues with Nelson advocate

Nov. 20 is the Transgender Day of Remembrance

Advent celebration on Dec. 5 in Trail

The CWL recently held a mass honouring nine members who passed this year

  • Nov 11, 2018

Remembrance in Fruitvale

Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the day Armistice was signed, ending the First World War

  • Nov 10, 2018

Reliability issues saw airport dubbed Cancelgar

Place Names: Reliability issues at the regional airport led to a creative if unflattering nickname

  • Nov 9, 2018