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Grizzly bears spotted along the Columbia and Western Trail near Castlegar

Cyclists and hikers are asked to avoid using sections of the trail in the meantime

KBRH Health Foundation cancels Golf Classic

Golf classic may not be teeing off but Trail residents can still donate to KBRH Health Foundation

Selkirk College raises over $93,000 for COVID-19 Student Relief Campaign

The amount is more than $33,000 over the initial fundraising goal set by the college

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Grands Forks makes land offers for flood mitigation

26 of the first 40 contracts in final stages

City of Rossland adopts five-year capital plan

Included in the plan is a 2.5% tax increase for households in 2020

Trail police report car crash, theft, impaired driving

Briefs reported this week from the Greater Trail RCMP detachment

City of Rossland aims to have pool open by July 1

Reducing capacity, cancelling events some things city is looking at to mitigate threat of COVID-19

Applications sought for Bev LaPointe memorial scholarship

The scholarship offers $2,000 for a female student to attend trades training.

Masks4All campaign a resounding success in Rossland

So far, 34 volunteers have helped to make over 110 non-medical grade masks for residents

Most West Kootenay provincial parks expected to re-open May 14

Here’s a roundup of the parks that are opening, as well as the ones that aren’t

Lest We Forget

Thousands of Trail residents gathered at Butler Park on May 8, 1945

  • May 7, 2020

BC Coroner rules man’s cause of death, undetermined

Owen Rooney went missing in Grand Forks on Aug. 14, 2010

Trail council cuts $1M from budget

Property tax invoices will be mailed out this month

Problem solving a pandemic: a Nelson man on working for Doctors Without Borders in Pakistan

The second of a two-part series on how COVID-19 is affecting Islam’s holy month

New programs launched for Basin food producers

Columbia Basin Trust starts wage subsidy and loan programs this month

West Kootenay real estate already starting to bounce back from COVID dip

In the last 14 days there have been 46 new real estate listings in the West Kootenay.

Pandemic produces a changed-up Trail market

The next farmers market is slated for Saturday, May 16 in downtown Trail

Trail renters warned to watch for viral scams

The Better Business Bureau is advising of rental scams with a unique “COVIDIAN” twist.

Arrivederci to April

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Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for Fruitvale

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.