February 15 - Interior Health’s Jane Cusden (left) looks over Phase 2 plans with MLA Katrine Conroy following the province’s announcement of $23 million for hospital upgrades. (Submitted photo)

Trail Times Year in Review, Part 2

Top Trail Times news-making stories for February, 2019


3 – Joel Anderson has been charged with Second Degree Murder in the death of Harold Paddock. The incident occurred in August, 2017 when Paddock was found laying on the road and bleeding from the head. He died a month later.

4 – The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame announced Trail’s Jason Bay will be inducted this summer.

5 – Thieves used cinder blocks to gain access to vehicles in a brazen afternoon robbery in Trail. On Feb. 11 police responded to a report of a cement block thrown through the window of Shoppers Drug Mart and subsequently arrested two suspects. Police said the two incidents appear to be linked.

5 – A house explosion in May, 2018 has resulted in charges for a 43-year-old Trail man. The man’s charges include Produce a Scheduled Substance (cannabis oil) and Arson by Negligence.

8 – The Village of Fruitvale acquired the entire site of the former Beaver Valley Middle School. The building will be demolished and the village is exploring uses for the site.

8 – Firefighters extricate a young girl who fell between logs piled up at the Beaver Bend Park in Warfield.

11 – Two cougar sightings within three days have been reported in the Trail area.

14 – The Trail Wildlife Association is moving forward with the purchase of the Casino Gun Range after approval from its membership.

15 – The province announces $23 million for upgrades at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.

19 – the B.C. Senior Curling Championships for men and women opens at the Trail Curling Club.

21 – Thieves target two commercial properties in Genelle stealing tools and other items at one location and causing damage at the other.

26 – Maglio Building Centre in Trail and Nelson have been sold to Fraser Valley Building Supplies, an affiliate dealer of RONA.

28 – The Teck Trail fertilizer plant re-opens after it was temporarily shutdown to to a spill of “acid solution.” The B.C. Spills Response report stated “Columbia River water testing indicates pH levels are within normal limits.”

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here


February 27 - Everyday is a good day for a cupcake, but the treats baked by the JL Crowe Leadership students are even sweeter for Pink Shirt Day. This year’s message encourages social media users to “Be Kind” and “T.H.I.N.K.” (True, Helpful, Inspiring, Necessary and Kind) before posting. All smiles from the left are: Jace DePellegrin, Nate Ingram, Kevin Engman, Jarred Macasso and Marty Ingram. (Sheri Regnier photo)

February 5 - This little piggy, with Richard Malcolm at the Rainbow Recovery Farm near Trail, has every right to ham it up for the photographer as this day marks the Lunar New Year for 2019 dubbed Year of the Pig.

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Yard by yard, Trail program gives families clean spaces to play

Trail Area Health and Environmental program offers no-cost option to remediate soils

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Canada to the test

How much do you know about our country?

Columbia Basin Trust maps out temporary plan

CBT to engage communities and businesses through online platform

ATCO Wood donates to COVID-19 relief

ATCO donation goes to Greatest Need Fund which enhances patient safety during COVID-19

Mills oppose Celgar’s ask for discounted logs destined for chipper

Smaller mills in the southern Interior are speaking out against a proposal… Continue reading

‘This year is unlike any other’: Trudeau delivers Canada day address

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and the Prime Minister release video celebrating the national holiday

Tsilhqot’in Nation demands meeting with feds on declining Fraser River chinook stocks

The Nation wants to partner with DFO to rebuild and recover the stocks

PHOTOS: Dual rallies take over Legislature lawn on Canada Day

Resist Canada 153 highlighted colonization and genocide, Unify the People called COVID a hoax

Gov. General honours Canadians for bravery, volunteer service

Five categories of winners presented on Canada Day

COVID-19: Should non-medical masks be mandatory in Canada?

New poll shows Canadians are divided on the rules around mandatory masks

‘A little bit scary for everybody’: Air passengers wary as new rules take effect

Masks or face coverings have been mandatory on flights since April 20

VIDEO: Prince William and Kate chat with B.C. hospital staff about COVID-19

Seven-minute video posted to Youtube on Canada Day

River centre says heavy rains could bring flooding to central, northeastern B.C.

Water levels are already unusually high and river banks can be extremely unstable

Most Read