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The Village of New Denver is adding a stage, patio and washrooms to Centennial Park with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Outdoor Revitalization Grants. Photo: Submitted
The Village of New Denver is adding a stage, patio and washrooms to Centennial Park with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Outdoor Revitalization Grants. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Trail Times file

First responders attend vehicle rollover near Trail mall

The call came into regional fire rescue at 10:06 a.m. Dec. 16

Photo: Trail Times file
New cell towers are coming for Pass Creek and Crescent Valley. (File photo)
New cell towers are coming for Pass Creek and Crescent Valley. (File photo)
Montrose is adding a 20,000-square foot parcel to the Montrose Park.

Montrose buys land to expand park

Columbia Basin Trust covered 60 per cent of the parkland acquisition

Montrose is adding a 20,000-square foot parcel to the Montrose Park.
Pure Honey products include raw honey, candles, and more. (Submitted by Deirdre Howard)

Pure Honey uses world-class methods of beekeeping in Creston Valley

The family-owned apiary includes 120 hives

  • Dec 16, 2021
Pure Honey products include raw honey, candles, and more. (Submitted by Deirdre Howard)
COVID-19 cases for the week of Dec. 5 to 11. Illustration: BC Centre for Disease Control

28 new COVID-19 cases in West Kootenay

It’s the same number as the week prior

COVID-19 cases for the week of Dec. 5 to 11. Illustration: BC Centre for Disease Control
Single Track 6 hopes to get back on track next year with funding from provincial government.

Province kicks in for restart of Greater Trail events

BC government puts up more than $200K to support local sporting events, fairs and festivals

Single Track 6 hopes to get back on track next year with funding from provincial government.
Dressember

Rossland students fundraise for freedom with fashion

Students at Seven Summits Centre for Learning are taking part in ‘Dressember’

  • Dec 16, 2021
Dressember
Olivia and Andrew Sweet of the Trail Salvation Army. Photo: Trail Times

Christmas kettle campaign in plight across B.C.

In Trail, kettles are being overseen at Walmart and the mall

Olivia and Andrew Sweet of the Trail Salvation Army. Photo: Trail Times
Al Magaw pets his dog Pan at his home in Salmo. Magaw operated a sled dog kennel for over 40 years until February, when most of his dogs were seized by the BC SPCA. Photo: Tyler Harper

The dogs of Al Magaw

Some call him a miracle worker, others a dog abuser. Should the BC SPCA have taken Al Magaw’s dogs?

Al Magaw pets his dog Pan at his home in Salmo. Magaw operated a sled dog kennel for over 40 years until February, when most of his dogs were seized by the BC SPCA. Photo: Tyler Harper
Naloxone is an opioid antidote that can reverse the potentially fatal effects of an overdose. Naloxone is effective against all opioids including: codeine, morphine, hydromorphone, meperidine, oxycodone, fentanyl, heroin, methadone, buprenorphine and others. Photo: File

Police warn of toxic drug supply after Trail man dies

Trail RCMP report sudden death from suspected fentanyl overdose Dec. 7

Naloxone is an opioid antidote that can reverse the potentially fatal effects of an overdose. Naloxone is effective against all opioids including: codeine, morphine, hydromorphone, meperidine, oxycodone, fentanyl, heroin, methadone, buprenorphine and others. Photo: File
Black Press file

Luxury home sales driving Kootenay real estate average prices up

2021 has been a hot market for luxury homes in the Kootenay region

Black Press file
Trail police are stepping up road safety enforcement all month. Image: RCMP logo

Trail RCMP remind locals, ‘Prank calls aren’t funny’

Latest briefs from the Trail and Greater District police

Trail police are stepping up road safety enforcement all month. Image: RCMP logo
Sasha Prokaski will face a preliminary inquiry in May. File photo
Sasha Prokaski will face a preliminary inquiry in May. File photo
Interior Health is planning whole community immunization clinics in rural and remote communities. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Interior Health is planning whole community immunization clinics in rural and remote communities. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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Missing Rossland man located deceased

Trail RCMP do not suspect foul play; the coroner has taken over the investigation

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The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. Photo: Contributed

Canada, U.S. conclude latest round of Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Eleventh round of talks were completed on Dec.9, both sides plan to meet again in January.

The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. Photo: Contributed
The Green Party EDA’s sock drive is on for the Trail area shelter this month as well as nonprofits on the Okanagan side of the riding. Photo: Submitted

Sock drive underway for Trail area shelter

South Okanagan-West Kootenay EDA for the Green Party of Canada has partnered with local nonprofits

The Green Party EDA’s sock drive is on for the Trail area shelter this month as well as nonprofits on the Okanagan side of the riding. Photo: Submitted
The class got to weigh themselves on the scale to see how much it would cost to dispose of the class weight. At 1,150 lb, it would cost $120 to dump everyone. Photo: Wildsight

Waste out of sight but not out of mind for Kootenay Columbia students

Beyond Recycling is a 24-week exploration into the energy, waste and consumption in daily lives.

The class got to weigh themselves on the scale to see how much it would cost to dispose of the class weight. At 1,150 lb, it would cost $120 to dump everyone. Photo: Wildsight
What is your Epic Day in the South Kootenay region?

‘Epic Day’ campaign launched in the South Kootenay

Be a tourist in your own town and submit your ‘Epic Day’ for a chance to win

What is your Epic Day in the South Kootenay region?