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Kootenay Columbia adopts $48-million school budget

Kootenay Columbia trustees adopted the 2019/2020 budget on May 2

Major infrastructure work underway in Trail neighbourhood

The job includes installation of new sewer and water lines

  • May 15, 2019

Trail property tax bills on the way

Trail council adopted the tax rates and financial plan bylaws this week

No chance at parole for 50 years for Calgary double killer
Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris
Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people
Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt

For the Record

Correction: $62,000 raised for Poplar Ridge Pavilion residents

  • May 15, 2019

London terror attack inquest hears from Castlegar woman’s fiancé

Chrissy Archibald was the sole Canadian victim of the London Bridge terror attack.

Busy weekend for Silver City law enforcement

Police were called for medical assistance, noise complaints, and traffic violations

Repeated gas leaks at Castlegar Primary raise concerns

School district insists students and staff not at risk, despite a dozen incidents in three months

Good outcome in search for missing Warfield man

South Columbia SAR assisted by Rossland, Grand Forks, Castlegar and Nelson

Wild Friday night for Trail cops

Greater Trail police responded to 75 calls on the weekend

Trail police looking for man spotted near Friday night fires

The unidentified man was seen riding a white bicycle in East Trail/Riverside Avenue

Trail firefighters quash a string of suspicious brush fires

Seven brush fires started Friday night; Trail police investigating

Miss Trail 2019 crowned

The pageant went Friday night in the Bailey Theatre

Bears spotted in Greater Trail

Conservation office has already fielded many calls of bears in the Trail area

Trail a fun ride for Shooting Star owners

This is the 5th year Shooting Star Amusements has come to Trail

Trail RCMP officer honoured

Greater Trail RCMP Cst. Eva Harding was recognized for outstanding leadership and dedication

  • May 9, 2019

Man facing charge for alleged assault in Trail library

The suspect is slated for a first court appearance this summer

Rossland council to hold meeting on plastic bag ban

Bylaw passes second reading, but councillors want to hear from residents before moving forward

Traffic infractions prove costly for Genelle driver

Man fined $1,300+ following May 2 investigation by Greater Trail police

Pass Creek residents ask Castlegar grads to relocate parties

Fire risk, no cell service, property damage and trash top lists of concerns.

West Kootenay trail managers scratch heads on impact of e-bike policy

New provincial rules allow bikes on some trails, but may affect everyone