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Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services

Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach

Six Mile Beach near Nelson is known for its unique sand spit. But locals have feared it for decades

Six Mile Beach outside Nelson is known for its perfect sand, clear water and unique sand spit. But the drowning death of a man in July has residents asking if the dangerous spot has become too popular. Photo: David Grantham/Kootenay Drone Services
Advance voting starts at the Trail Legion today. (Photo: Parker Johnson on Unsplash)

Advance voting for the B.C. election begins this week

Pandemic protocols will be in place

  • Oct 14, 2020
Advance voting starts at the Trail Legion today. (Photo: Parker Johnson on Unsplash)
The ferry didn’t come into contact with the vehicle. Photo: B.C. government

Woman drives vehicle into water near Upper Arrow Lake ferry

The ferry had to temporarily suspend its operations due to the incident

The ferry didn’t come into contact with the vehicle. Photo: B.C. government
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Trail extends city patrols and hospitality regulations

Decisions from the Sept. 28 Governance and Operations Committee meeting

Snow expected today on Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass

Environment Canada has issued an alert about a frontal system that will cross the province today

Brody Peterson told The Gazette he intends to dispute tickets issued by Grand Forks RCMP at his backyard “house warming” Saturday, Oct. 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Homeowner intends to dispute COVID tickets after backyard party near Grand Forks

Brody Peterson said bands that played at his home shut down before the 11 o’clock cut off

Brody Peterson told The Gazette he intends to dispute tickets issued by Grand Forks RCMP at his backyard “house warming” Saturday, Oct. 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

West Kootenay Farms to Friends extends to end of December

Volunteers delivering fresh local produce every week to low income families and seniors

Chronic pain clinic coming to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Dr. Kollipara, Anesthesiologist and chronic pain specialist, will lead the KBRH team

Talkin’ turkey

Happy Thanksgiving from the Trail Times

  • Oct 10, 2020

Report presents grim Nelson housing stats

Mayor Dooley calls out neighbouring communities for lack of action on low income housing

Photo: Black Press file

Trail RCMP called out twice to reports of a man with a handgun

One report came into the Greater Trail station Wednesday morning, the other later in the afternoon

Photo: Black Press file

Federal NDP looks to criminalize domestic emotional abuse with new law

MP Randall Garrison introduces private member’s bill

New FedEx Ground distribution centre opens in Castlegar

The facility is part of a FedEx network expansion

Richard Desautel and Sinixt supporters outside the Nelson courthouse in 2017. The case, which began in 2010, was heard at the Supreme Court of Canada on Oct. 8. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Richard Desautel and Sinixt supporters outside the Nelson courthouse in 2017. The case, which began in 2010, was heard at the Supreme Court of Canada on Oct. 8. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

7-Eleven, gas bar and car wash coming to downtown Trail

The new build on the former Esso lot is expected to be ready to go in July, 2021

Invasive plants wreaking havoc on Annable bridge and Trail Creek

The Village of Warfield is developing a plan for dealing with invasive vegetation

Assault with baseball bats reported in Fruitvale

Police have connected the assault to an incident in Salmo the night previous

Kootenay real estate sales surge for fourth month in a row

However the Kootenay Association of Realtors cautions inventory is low heading into winter