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Brenda Hooper, chair of the Greater Trail Hospice Society, invites all to Grief Support Training workshops. Photo: Jim Bailey

Greater Trail hospice course addresses loss and grief

“The pandemic has resulted in an increase in grief, both from death and changes in how we live.”

Brenda Hooper, chair of the Greater Trail Hospice Society, invites all to Grief Support Training workshops. Photo: Jim Bailey
Glenn Hodge (left) pinned the first poppy on RCMP Const. Kevin Johnson at the Trail Cenotaph last week. The first pinning signals the launch of the 2022 poppy distribution campaign. Hodge, chair of the Legion’s poppy committee, confirmed to the Trail Times that there will be an in-person service on Remembrance Day this year. After two years of no public services due to COVID restrictions, the community is encouraged to attend the Trail Cenotaph commemoration on Friday, Nov. 11 starting at 11 a.m. sharp. Photo: Sheri Regnier

First poppy pinning at Trail Cenotaph launches 2022 campaign

Trail Legion bringing a public service back to the Trail Cenotaph on Friday, Nov. 11

Glenn Hodge (left) pinned the first poppy on RCMP Const. Kevin Johnson at the Trail Cenotaph last week. The first pinning signals the launch of the 2022 poppy distribution campaign. Hodge, chair of the Legion’s poppy committee, confirmed to the Trail Times that there will be an in-person service on Remembrance Day this year. After two years of no public services due to COVID restrictions, the community is encouraged to attend the Trail Cenotaph commemoration on Friday, Nov. 11 starting at 11 a.m. sharp. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Regional firefighter Mike Parsons encourages residents to upgrade carbon monoxide detectors this week. Photo: Submitted

Trail fire station offers free CO detectors, while supplies last

Replace old carbon monoxide detectors with free replacements while supplies last

Regional firefighter Mike Parsons encourages residents to upgrade carbon monoxide detectors this week. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Dave Stevens celebrates en route to the finish line at the 160-kilometre UTMB ultramarathon in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Photo: UTMB World Series

Nelson’s Dave Stevens wins ultramarathon in Mexico

Stevens won the 160-km event well ahead of the pack

Nelson’s Dave Stevens celebrates en route to the finish line at the 160-kilometre UTMB ultramarathon in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Photo: UTMB World Series
Teens who want to participate have until Nov. 15 to submit their entries. Image: Interior Health

Interior Health invites young artists to ‘Take a Breath’

More information on how to enter the contest can be found at www.interiorhealth.ca/takeabreath

Teens who want to participate have until Nov. 15 to submit their entries. Image: Interior Health
B.C. has some of the highest populations of black bears in the world with estimates ranging upwards of 120,000. Photo: WildSafeBC.com

Trail RCMP: Impaired driver, bear vandal

Briefs from the Trail and Greater District RCMP

B.C. has some of the highest populations of black bears in the world with estimates ranging upwards of 120,000. Photo: WildSafeBC.com
Applications open for the new Rossland Yards building. Photo: Jim Bailey

Tenant applications open for Rossland Yards

The afforable housing building is expected to be ready for occupancy in March or April 2023

Applications open for the new Rossland Yards building. Photo: Jim Bailey
Image: City of Trail

‘Tea, Music and Artifacts’ coming to Trail library

Call the library 250.364.1731 or register online at: traillibrary.com

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L-R: The Technical Advisory Group came together to help craft the RDKB Climate Action Plan, including Mark Stephens, manager of emergency management; Freya Phillips, senior energy specialist; Goran Denkovski manager of infrastructure and sustainability; and Donna Dean, manager of planning and development. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary regional district takes bold climate action

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary releases Climate Action Plan

L-R: The Technical Advisory Group came together to help craft the RDKB Climate Action Plan, including Mark Stephens, manager of emergency management; Freya Phillips, senior energy specialist; Goran Denkovski manager of infrastructure and sustainability; and Donna Dean, manager of planning and development. Photo: Submitted
The City of Nelson’s organic waste co-ordinator Emily Mask at home with her FoodCycler. Compostable waste generally makes up 40 per cent of total household garbage. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson to launch countertop food waste treatment pilot in spring

Compostable organic waste makes up 40% of municipal garbage

The City of Nelson’s organic waste co-ordinator Emily Mask at home with her FoodCycler. Compostable waste generally makes up 40 per cent of total household garbage. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Police caution locals that sunset will occur at 5:44 p.m., which means that most trick-or-treaters will be walking around neighbourhoods in the dark. Photo: Daniel Lincoln/Unsplash

Trail RCMP safety tips for a Happy Halloween!

Make sure your pets are safe and secure indoors for the evening

Police caution locals that sunset will occur at 5:44 p.m., which means that most trick-or-treaters will be walking around neighbourhoods in the dark. Photo: Daniel Lincoln/Unsplash
Photo: David Menidrey/Unsplash
Photo: David Menidrey/Unsplash
Gary Boyle

Total lunar eclipse coming Nov. 8

Next total eclipse which all of North America can witness will be on March 14, 2025

  • Oct 31, 2022
Gary Boyle
The Office of the Seniors Advocate has released its updated long-term care home directory for 2021/22 which now also includes information on all publicly-funded assisted living facilities in British Columbia. Photo: Unsplash

Assisted living added to B.C. long-term care directory

The directory is available online and via hard copy by request.

The Office of the Seniors Advocate has released its updated long-term care home directory for 2021/22 which now also includes information on all publicly-funded assisted living facilities in British Columbia. Photo: Unsplash
Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash

Kootenay Rotaries feel the pinch after gaming branch scuttles online Bingo

Community groups across the province will be impacted by decision to cancel online Rotary Bingo

Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash
Kimberly Polman left Canada in 2014 to join Islamic State. Eight years later she’s being repatriated, and she’ll be living in Chilliwack. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

Former Islamic State member released on bail to live in Chilliwack

Kimberly Polman will live with her sister and she will have to adhere to 25 conditions

Kimberly Polman left Canada in 2014 to join Islamic State. Eight years later she’s being repatriated, and she’ll be living in Chilliwack. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
Alice Witt, a Tuesday Morning Quilter, readies a piece for the upcoming show and sale on Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Trail United Church hall. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Quilt show and sale goes Nov. 5 in downtown Trail

All proceeds from the sale are given back to local charities that support local causes

Alice Witt, a Tuesday Morning Quilter, readies a piece for the upcoming show and sale on Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Trail United Church hall. Photo: Sheri Regnier
SwingSations perform at a dance in the Colombo Hall pre-pandemic. Photo: Submitted

Wanted: Singer, sax and trumpet player for Kootenay big band

SwingSationS big band conductor ready to get back on stage, but first he needs some new members

SwingSations perform at a dance in the Colombo Hall pre-pandemic. Photo: Submitted
New and gently-worn winter coats and boots can be dropped off for locals in-need at the CDS office in downtown Trail. Photo: Unsplash
New and gently-worn winter coats and boots can be dropped off for locals in-need at the CDS office in downtown Trail. Photo: Unsplash
Photo of the Oct. 21 crash scene. Trail police are searching for one of the drivers. Photo: Trail RCMP

Driver disappears from crash scene; Trail RCMP asking for tips

Anyone with information about the location of the driver is asked to call the detachment

Photo of the Oct. 21 crash scene. Trail police are searching for one of the drivers. Photo: Trail RCMP