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Trail window displays recognize October as Women’s History Month

The month encourages appreciation of the contributions of women to Canadian history

‘Bears getting hungrier’ warns Rossland/Trail WildSafeBC

Fruit must be picked to avoid luring in bears readying to hibernate

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Cranbrook RCMP urge caution after 5 instances of vehicles not stopping for school busses

Most of the reports involve drivers who are travelling on the opposite side of the road

Restoring the Yaqan Nukiy Wetlands, restoring culture

“As the community planner for the Yaqan Nukiy, Norm Allard is currently managing a large-scale wetland restoration project on Band land in the Creston Valley; an ecological revitalization of the area that he considers to be wholly interlinked with the cultural revitalization of the local First Nations.”

  • Oct 6, 2020

B.C. launches early detection lung cancer screening – the first in Canada

First participants are expected to start receiving scans by spring 2022

Interior Health reports 13 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend

Two new cases are linked to an outbreak at a Kelowna church

Trail RCMP foot patrol leads to capture of wanted man

Trail police report drugs seized, alleged impaired driver, men being apprehended and more

UPDATE: Massive blueberry harvester stolen from rural Fraser Valley property

A huge machine with a top speed of 15 kph was taken from an area near No. 3 road over the weekend

BC Election 2020. BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC NDP leader John Horgan, and BC Green leader Sonia Furstenau. (File)

Six candidates running in Kootenay West riding

The Kootenay West riding includes Castlegar, Trail, Rossland, Slocan, New Denver and Nakusp

BC Election 2020. BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC NDP leader John Horgan, and BC Green leader Sonia Furstenau. (File)

Trail firefighters called to two fires in four minutes

The first was a vehicle fire near the Trail Walmart

Rossland city council approves water leak credit program

The program will reimburse homeowners for overages they’ve paid due to water leaks

Booking lab work in Trail remains a problem

IH; Lab still accepting walk-in patients, and appointments can also be made at that time

Join virtual talk with Teck Trail

2020 community engagement with Trail Trail Operations will be held online

Never forgotten: Kootenay man still missing after 20 years

Bryan Gay disappeared in Skagway Alaska Sept. 26, 2000

Interior Health sets up COVID-19 testing site in Castlegar

The drive-up site is near the Castlegar & District Community Health Centre.

Slocan Valley abattoir sees some positives in proposed rule changes

The province wants to increase livestock production and processing in rural areas

Castlegar Fire Department members raise $1300 for Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Members climbed the Cobra Climb Stairs in Castlegar as part of virtual fundraiser

Creston’s Fields Forward collecting data for potential food processing plant

An Oct. 1 survey will collect input from regional farmers and food processors