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Opening day at Red Mountain. Photo: Jim Bailey

Lots of snow coming to Red for opening day

Environment Canada expects 40 to 70 cm of snow starting Wednesday and will continue through Thursday

Opening day at Red Mountain. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail RCMP have been dealing with numerous reports of theft and break-and-enters this month. Photo: Justus Menke/Unsplash

Trail RCMP respond to reports of theft and break and enters

Business owners can call the Trail RCMP non-emergency line at 250.364.2566 to speak to an officer.

Trail RCMP have been dealing with numerous reports of theft and break-and-enters this month. Photo: Justus Menke/Unsplash
L-R: Aron Burke from KSCU, presents a $5,000 donation to JL Crowe teacher David Sterpin, JL Crowe student athletes; Emma Smith, Eamon Misurak, and Emma Degan, and JL Crowe teacher Stacy Ewankiw. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Savings foundation helps grant holiday wishes

17 groups and service clubs collectively granted $67,000 from the KS Community Foundation

L-R: Aron Burke from KSCU, presents a $5,000 donation to JL Crowe teacher David Sterpin, JL Crowe student athletes; Emma Smith, Eamon Misurak, and Emma Degan, and JL Crowe teacher Stacy Ewankiw. Photo: Submitted
Rossland native Sarah Burwash illustrated the recently released "Orca Rescue."

Rossland native illustrates non-fiction children’s novel ‘Orca Rescue’

“It all felt serendipitous, whales were on my mind.” - Sarah Burwash

Rossland native Sarah Burwash illustrated the recently released "Orca Rescue."
Weather alert issued

Winter storm warning issued for Kootenay Lake area

Environment Canada says Highway 3 could see up to 70 cm of snow

Weather alert issued
Local ski legend Olaus Jeldness would be proud. For the second straight year the City of Rossland is ranked the top ski town in Canada. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland ranked top ski town in Canada

For the second straight year, the city of Rossland is named Top Ski Town in Canada by USA Today poll

Local ski legend Olaus Jeldness would be proud. For the second straight year the City of Rossland is ranked the top ski town in Canada. (Jim Bailey photo)
The Whitewater Canyon area of the Selkirk Mountains within the proposed tenure of the Zincton ski resort. Photo: Nicky Blackshaw

Zincton could have its own mayor and council, say proponents

But Zincton as a municipality comes with complications for regional district

The Whitewater Canyon area of the Selkirk Mountains within the proposed tenure of the Zincton ski resort. Photo: Nicky Blackshaw
A well-attended open house at the old Kettle Valley Schoolhouse in Rock Creek this summer set the tone for a heritage conservation plan for the site, which dates to 1910. Photo: Lumin McCutcheon

Kootenay Boundary directors tackle plenty of to-do’s in last meeting of 2021

The next board meeting is scheduled for Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

A well-attended open house at the old Kettle Valley Schoolhouse in Rock Creek this summer set the tone for a heritage conservation plan for the site, which dates to 1910. Photo: Lumin McCutcheon
Kaslo council says its hands are still tied regarding offensive signage inside a downtown property. Photo: John Boivin
Kaslo council says its hands are still tied regarding offensive signage inside a downtown property. Photo: John Boivin
Olivia Sweet was tending to a last minute list of to-do’s at the Salvation Army Church last week before families were invited in to select toys for their children on Thursday and Friday. Photos: Sheri Regnier

Trail Salvation Army sets up ‘toy shop’ for families

Pastor Sweet says the new format provides equitable access for all families.

Olivia Sweet was tending to a last minute list of to-do’s at the Salvation Army Church last week before families were invited in to select toys for their children on Thursday and Friday. Photos: Sheri Regnier
Photo: Google Street View
Photo: Google Street View
Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

RCMP investigating after Nelson-Creston MLA verbally assaulted over vaccine policies

Brittny Anderson says she and her staff were targeted at a highway rest stop

Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
A screenshot of the man and woman who robbed a downtown Trail electronics store Dec. 9. Image: Submitted

Trail police looking for thieves who stole $17,000+ from downtown store

VIDEO IN LINK: Trail RCMP are looking for tips to this Dec. 9 crime

A screenshot of the man and woman who robbed a downtown Trail electronics store Dec. 9. Image: Submitted
Trail RCMP attended a vehicle rollover Dec. 16 outside of Trail. Detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich is reporting winter road conditions are suspected to be a factor in the pickup leaving the road and crashing down an embankment. Photo: Max Fuchs/Unsplash

Salmo mother critically injured in vehicle rollover near Trail

Trail RCMP report that winter road conditions are considered a factor in the Thursday crash

Trail RCMP attended a vehicle rollover Dec. 16 outside of Trail. Detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich is reporting winter road conditions are suspected to be a factor in the pickup leaving the road and crashing down an embankment. Photo: Max Fuchs/Unsplash
Photo: Trail Times

Crews called to Montrose house fire, Friday

A Montrose home was heavily damaged by fire on Friday

Photo: Trail Times
Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson is the government’s special advisor on youth. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay youth join provincial leadership council

StrongerBC Young Leaders Council to provide feedback to government on policies that matter to youth

Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson is the government’s special advisor on youth. Photo: Submitted
Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)

Heavy snowfall expected on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

A snowfall warning has also been issued for the Central and Eastern Fraser Valley

Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)
Photo: Ron Wilson

Enter the eagle

If you have a recent photo to share email it large-size to editor@trailtimes.ca

Photo: Ron Wilson
The Nelson Police Department. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Indigenous, Black people more likely to be arrested in Nelson: report

Nelson police data was included in a study by the B.C. Office of the Human Rights Commissioner

The Nelson Police Department. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
City plows clearing downtown, 2020. Photo: Trail Times

City of Trail outlines snow clearing priorities

In general, sand is not used on level streets except when extreme icing conditions are experienced.

City plows clearing downtown, 2020. Photo: Trail Times