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Man spotted with shotgun in East Trail leads to weapons discovery

RCMP recover numerous weapons and stolen items after search on Fifth Ave.

PLACE NAMES: East Arrow Park, Pend d’Oreille, and Bay Farm, revisited

The Redlands Trading Association store at East Arrow Park was named for a place in California

  • Jan 12, 2019

Trail’s snow budget for 2018 buried by early-year storms

Last year’s record-breaking January snowfall in the West Kootenay took its toll on the city’s bottom line

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Darryl Luscombe spotted this coyote near Annable

  • Jan 11, 2019

High property taxes are the price of great service, says Rossland mayor

Analysis by city shows residential property tax rate among highest in province

Trail Christmas tree pick up this weekend

Drop off locations also available around town

  • Jan 11, 2019

Falls don’t discriminate – be prepared

Advice from Interior Health on preventing winter falls

  • Jan 10, 2019

Waneta Primary Care Clinic remains open

The clinic will start accepting new patients on Jan. 14.

  • Jan 10, 2019

Two people face charges in Trail drug bust

Police seized 44 grams of fentanyl and 16 grams of methamphetamine

Skier caught in backcountry avalanche near Rossland

‘The man was lucky he had the ‘A-Team’ of ski patrol people able to respond as quickly as they did,’ says Rossland rescue spokesperson

Christmas Bird Count totals for Rossland-Warfield area released

Lack of Trail-Beaver Valley data impacts bird count numbers

Castlegar rec commission gives go-ahead for $13-million grant application

With just two weeks to deadline, getting the application ready will be a huge task

Snowfall warning continues in Kootenays

Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass are expected to receive 5 to 10 cm of snow today and another 15 cm tonight

  • Jan 9, 2019

Trail Legion remains closed

Clean-up from last week’s fire continues

Kootenays unemployment rate best in B.C.

In one year, the region has gone from highest unemployment rate to lowest, at 3.1 per cent

Two new directors appointed to Interior Health board

Three directors also reappointed to board overseeing health care services for B.C.’s southern interior region.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Fire destroys Cherryville home

Lumby and Cherryville community rallying around young family

Trail cops capture fugitive

Window escape didn’t work out like it does in the movies