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The Nitehawks fell 4-2 to the Columbia Valley Rockies on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Beaver Valley Nitehawks look to rally in final week

Nitehawks fall to Rockets and Rockies, with three games remaining in regular season

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Teagan Kendrick and defenceman Evan Bushy defend against Prince George forward Kilian McGregor-Bennett in a 6-3 Smoke Eaters victory on Saturday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters double up Spruce Kings

Smoke Eaters forward Brady Hunter hits milestone scores 100th point in his 100th BCHL game

Trail First Presbyterian Church’s Douglas Club donated $500 to the Sacred Space project in Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, a dedicated space for patients and their families to focus on emotional wellness and find support from their peers during challenging times. L-R: Douglas Club members Glenn and Nuala present their donation to Debbie Wood, KBRH Health Foundation board, second vice chair. Photo: Submitted

Volunteer group donates to sacred place in Trail hospital

The sacred space project first began in 2010 at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Catalytic converters contain valuable and rare materials such as platinum and rhodium, making them a target for theft. Photo: Mission RCMP

Theft of catalytic converters ongoing in Trail area

Latest theft reported from ‘for sale’ lot along Highway 22 near Oasis

Catalytic converters contain valuable and rare materials such as platinum and rhodium, making them a target for theft. Photo: Mission RCMP
“Old Timer’s Tea,” circa 1951. L-R: Mrs. J. Miller; Mrs. S. Saunders; Mrs. R.B. Graham; Mrs. M. Sutherland; Mrs. L. Robichaud; Mrs. L. Almquist; Mrs. G. Langille; and Mrs. A. Jeffers. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Ladies gather in their finest for tea

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

“Old Timer’s Tea,” circa 1951. L-R: Mrs. J. Miller; Mrs. S. Saunders; Mrs. R.B. Graham; Mrs. M. Sutherland; Mrs. L. Robichaud; Mrs. L. Almquist; Mrs. G. Langille; and Mrs. A. Jeffers. Photo: Trail Historical Society
(L-R) Tailout’s head brewer Mary Lusty, Humble Bean owners Mike McLellan and Kimberly Mamos, and Hedin Nelson-Chorney, a founder and the general manager of Tailout Brewing have joined forces to create an espresso stout. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar’s Humble Bean Coffee and Tailout Brewery create one popular stout

Two Castlegar businesses have partnered together to create an espresso stout

(L-R) Tailout’s head brewer Mary Lusty, Humble Bean owners Mike McLellan and Kimberly Mamos, and Hedin Nelson-Chorney, a founder and the general manager of Tailout Brewing have joined forces to create an espresso stout. Photo: Submitted
Glen Kalesniko (left) and Mark Allen stand locked outside their respective downtown Trail businesses because the building that houses Pride Gym and Performance Fitness has been closed more than two months due to fire code violations. Photo: Jim Bailey

Weights idle, ring empty; Trail gym owners locked out of their businesses

“Honestly, it’s been a nightmare,” Glen Kalesniko, Pride Gym, said of the 2+ month lockout

Glen Kalesniko (left) and Mark Allen stand locked outside their respective downtown Trail businesses because the building that houses Pride Gym and Performance Fitness has been closed more than two months due to fire code violations. Photo: Jim Bailey
Ron Clarke: Tax Tips & Pits

Tax Tips & Pits: Proprietorship or corporation

Should I incorporate? A question often posed by small business proprietors …

  • Feb 2, 2023
Ron Clarke: Tax Tips & Pits
This year’s Share-a-Bear campaign enabled BC Liquor stores to collectively donate 16,151 bears to shelters, hospitals and other B.C. charities. Photo: Trail Times

BC Liquor, BC Cannabis stores raise nearly $950,000 for food banks

In Trail, the Food Banks BC food bank of record is at the Trail Salvation Army

This year’s Share-a-Bear campaign enabled BC Liquor stores to collectively donate 16,151 bears to shelters, hospitals and other B.C. charities. Photo: Trail Times
All are welcome to the Respect & Connect speaker series being held at no cost in the Trail United Church on: Monday, Feb. 6; Saturday, Feb. 25; and Tuesday, March 21. Photo: Unsplash

Join ‘Respect Connect’ talk at Trail United Church, Monday

All are welcome to the Trail Community Action Team speaker series

All are welcome to the Respect & Connect speaker series being held at no cost in the Trail United Church on: Monday, Feb. 6; Saturday, Feb. 25; and Tuesday, March 21. Photo: Unsplash
Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.

Man wanted for assault seen in Trail area

Ryan Harp is considered armed and dangerous by police

Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.
The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena will be getting a new floor this year. File photo

Repairs to ice floor will close Castlegar arena for six months

Project scheduled for spring-summer to reduce impact, but Rebels hockey may be affected

The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena will be getting a new floor this year. File photo
Living Lakes Canada is seeking public insight to understand concerns and priorities around freshwater. The Columbia River was very low at Gyro Park Beach in Trail, Jan. 23, 2023. Photo: Trail Times

Help Lower Columbia-Kootenay stewardship streamline freshwater priorities

Living Lakes Canada has 3 in-person meetings, 1 Zoom meeting and online survey to participate in

Living Lakes Canada is seeking public insight to understand concerns and priorities around freshwater. The Columbia River was very low at Gyro Park Beach in Trail, Jan. 23, 2023. Photo: Trail Times
A date for the continuation of Jeremy Undershute’s assault trial will be decided on Feb. 14 in Nelson court. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Assault trial starts, then stops, in Nelson spitting incident

The trial of Jeremy Undershute will be continue on an unknown future date

A date for the continuation of Jeremy Undershute’s assault trial will be decided on Feb. 14 in Nelson court. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Castlegar Rebels goalie Matteo Hueston earned the shutout in a 2-0 win over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Tuesday in Castlegar. Photo: Steve Piccolo

Castlegar Rebels shut out Beaver Valley Nitehawks

Goalie Matteo Hueston backstops Castlegar Rebels to 2-0 win over Beaver Valley Nitehawks

Castlegar Rebels goalie Matteo Hueston earned the shutout in a 2-0 win over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Tuesday in Castlegar. Photo: Steve Piccolo
A vase of flowers on top of a coffin at an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson in 2021. Eleven people died of toxic drug poisoning in the Nelson area in 2022, the most since the health crisis was declared in 2016. Photo: Tyler Harper

Record drug deaths, paramedic calls in West Kootenay last year

Eleven people died due to toxic drugs in Nelson in 2022

A vase of flowers on top of a coffin at an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson in 2021. Eleven people died of toxic drug poisoning in the Nelson area in 2022, the most since the health crisis was declared in 2016. Photo: Tyler Harper
Carl Johnson of Argenta reeled in $1,000 in prizes for participating in the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. (Contributed)

Argenta angler reels in monthly prize

Carl Johnson is the winner of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program’s monthly draw

  • Feb 2, 2023
Carl Johnson of Argenta reeled in $1,000 in prizes for participating in the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. (Contributed)
This photo is from the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History. Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives. The photo can be scanned and the original returned to the donor.

Our History in Pictures

Vote today and help Rossland Arts Centre Society win funding through the Next Great Save contest

This photo is from the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History. Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives. The photo can be scanned and the original returned to the donor.
The Stanley Humphries Secondary School Class of 2022 marches to their commencement ceremony. Photo: Betsy Kline

Students graduating Grade 12 in SD20 on par with provincial average

87 per cent of students who began Grade 12 in September 2021 graduated within the same academic year

The Stanley Humphries Secondary School Class of 2022 marches to their commencement ceremony. Photo: Betsy Kline
View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier

Latest Columbia River Treaty modernization talks conclude

Negotiations were held in Vancouver this week, next round headed to Washington DC

View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier