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Trail RCMP’s new member has a nose for crime

Jimmy is a two-year-old German Shepherd who has been trained to sniff out drugs

Less than normal spring run-off forecast for Columbia Basin

Forecast can vary at any time subject to weather patterns, load requirements and treaty provisions

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

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First in the West Kootenay

The Higher Path will be open at 10 a.m. seven days a week

  • Jan 25, 2019

Casino Gun Range; hot topic at TWA meeting

The Trail Wildlife Association (TWA) currently leases the Casino land from Teck

Nelson parking ticket amnesty nets $63,000

City says 71 per cent of participants paid one or two tickets, and the remainder paid more than two

New coal mine near Sparwood inches closer towards approval

North Coal prepares environmental assessment, dump design for Michel Creek Project

Cameras on Greater Trail buses aid investigations

CCTV footage has supported investigations almost 3,500 times to date, including 360 police cases

Trail council talks taxes

The rate increase is sitting at 3.5 per cent early in 2019 budget deliberations

Nelson council skeptical about regional compost plan

But no decision has been made on city’s involvement

BC school district wants an end to public circulation of test scores

Qualicum asks ministry what steps have been made to mask identity of schools, districts

Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station

Rossland approves 2050 renewable energy plan

The West Kootenay Ecosociety made its pitch to council this week.

New agency awarded WorkBC employment services in Trail

Nelson’s Kootenay Career Development Society will take over WorkBC programs effective April 1

Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death

Const. Jason Tait faces charges in the 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey in Castlegar

Updated: Highway 22A re-opened after early morning accident

DriveBC is advising that Highway 22A is shutdown due to a vehicle incident

Lounge set to re-open at Trail Legion

A fire the night of Jan. 2 forced the East Trail site to shut down all operations

Snowfall warning in effect for Kootenay Boundary

Environment Canada warns of heavy snowfall over night, flurries for Wednesday

Renter beware: Online rental scam happening in Trail

Don’t be giving anyone money if you can’t get keys to have a look or meet the person, realtor warns

Mounties warn about open liquor at Rossland Carnival

They’ll be out there watching for illegal drinking

  • Jan 21, 2019