In anticipation of cannabis legalization in the fall, Trail council decided on retail pot rules in June.

Trail Times looks back at June 2018

In this installment of Year in Review is a look back at the sixth month of the year

June

5 – Teck announces changes to its acid transport after two spills on local highways. International Raw Materials Ltd. announced it had made changes to the transport and mode of transport of the sulphuric acid.

5 – May closed off as the warmest May on record for the region. The daily average temperature was 4.8 C above normal said the Southeast Fire Centre.

7 – Terry Jones role in his community was recognized when he was awarded the Montrose Community Service Award.

13 – The new skatepark in Trail will be named the Trail Sk8 Park, a named submitted several years before by Clarice Tuai in a logo design contest.

14 – The demolition of the Union Hotel began with the removal of hazardous material.

15 – New LED lights were installed in the Cominco Arena.

20 – A $200,000 BikeBC grant will help create a pedestrian/cycling connector along Davis St. in Fruitvale.

20 – A storm that knocked out power in the region, has forced Warfield to ask its residents to reduce water consumption while it replenishes its reservoir. The power outage impacted the village’s water treatment plant.

25 – A public meeting to help Trail council decide on the rules for future retailers of recreational marijuana drew zero opposition. The council stuck to existing bylaws with some tweaks to permit sales in four commercial zones.

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June 2 - Hunter Weishaupt and Mika weave their away around the poles during the Mountain Turn and Burn gymkhana event at the Trail Horseman’s Grounds. Guy Bertrand photo

June 13 - Clarice Tuai, now 17, was only 11-years-old when she won a logo design contest held by the Trail Skate Park Society. The name will adorn the new skatepark.

June 17 - The annual Aboriginal Day celebrations at Trail’s Gyro Park brought a large crowd out to enjoy the festivities.

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