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Juggling work

Big rewards for women bodybuilders in Trail

Being in the spotlight with all eyes on you, even judging your form it’s not scary when you work hard. In fact, it’s quite empowering.

Juggling work
Fruitvale’s Denis Moreau

C’est bon; Eiffel Tower in Fruitvale

Fruitvale’s Denis Moreau, a self-proclaimed snow agglomeration expert, put his snow carving skills to good use.

  • Jan 12, 2017
Fruitvale’s Denis Moreau
Stephanie Kellett’s ‘Landscape

Nothing but the feels at VISAC’s first show this year

Stephanie Kellett’s ‘Landscape, Migration and Wildness’ opens with a public reception Friday from 6-8:30 p.m. in the VISAC.

Stephanie Kellett’s ‘Landscape
Trail women lend hand to national efforts in 2016

Trail women lend hand to national efforts in 2016

Red Cross disaster management volunteers from the Trail area helped with two of the most riveting stories in Canada last year.

Trail women lend hand to national efforts in 2016
Keira Mackenzie Dowkes was the first baby born at Kootenay Boundary in 2017. She arrived just before 4 a.m. much to the delight of parents Stacy Schwab and Kevin Dowkes of Grand Forks.

It’s a girl, first baby born at KBRH

Keira Mackenzie Dowkes made her entrance to the world three weeks early making her the first baby born in 2017 at KBRH.

Keira Mackenzie Dowkes was the first baby born at Kootenay Boundary in 2017. She arrived just before 4 a.m. much to the delight of parents Stacy Schwab and Kevin Dowkes of Grand Forks.
Trail Smoke Eaters honoured Rick Basso (left) and Tom Gawryletz (right of Basso) for their years of dedication and commitment to the Smoke Eaters hockey club with a ceremonial puck drop at Friday's match between the Smoke Eaters and West Kelowna Warriors.

Longtime Trail Smoke Eaters volunteers honoured

Tom Gawryletz and Rick Basso were recognized by the Trail Smoke Eaters for their years of volunteer service to the team.

Trail Smoke Eaters honoured Rick Basso (left) and Tom Gawryletz (right of Basso) for their years of dedication and commitment to the Smoke Eaters hockey club with a ceremonial puck drop at Friday's match between the Smoke Eaters and West Kelowna Warriors.
Rossland’s Fred Rody knows all too well of the hazards of slippery sidewalks. That’s why he doesn’t venture out without his trusty walking stick.

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital sees spike in hip fractures

Cold weather gripping Greater Trail area partly to blame

Rossland’s Fred Rody knows all too well of the hazards of slippery sidewalks. That’s why he doesn’t venture out without his trusty walking stick.
Seventy-seven brave souls kicked off 2017 with a splash as the 31st annual Polar Bear Swim brought a large crowd of spectators and some eager swimmers to Gyro Park in Trail.

Trail’s 31st annual Polar Bear swim splashes into New Year

Seventy-seven people took part in New Year's traditional swim at Trail's Gyro Park

Seventy-seven brave souls kicked off 2017 with a splash as the 31st annual Polar Bear Swim brought a large crowd of spectators and some eager swimmers to Gyro Park in Trail.
QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know the news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016
Representatives from Warfield

Part Three – Trail Times year in review

Trail Times reviews news and highlights from September to December 2016 for Greater Trail.

  • Dec 30, 2016
Representatives from Warfield
May 7 Silver City Days was dubbed a Homecoming Celebration and thanks to some fantastic weather

Part two – Trail Times year in review

Trail Times reviews news and highlights from May to August 2016 for Greater Trail.

  • Dec 29, 2016
May 7 Silver City Days was dubbed a Homecoming Celebration and thanks to some fantastic weather
Part One: Trail Times, year in review

Part One: Trail Times, year in review

Trail Times reviews news and highlights from January to April 2016 for Greater Trail.

  • Dec 28, 2016
Part One: Trail Times, year in review
A City of Trail plow took advantage of the quiet downtown morning to get a jump on snow removal following Monday night’s snowfall that dumped over 20 centimetres of the white stuff on the region.

West Kootenay blanketed by snow fall

City of Trail busy keeping streets clear for traffic

  • Dec 27, 2016
A City of Trail plow took advantage of the quiet downtown morning to get a jump on snow removal following Monday night’s snowfall that dumped over 20 centimetres of the white stuff on the region.
Mrs Claus (Kathleen Schrader) recently made a visit to the Trail and District Public Library to share her homemade cookies

Merry Christmas from the Mrs

Mrs Claus made a visit to the Trail area's youngest readers at the district public library.

  • Dec 22, 2016
Mrs Claus (Kathleen Schrader) recently made a visit to the Trail and District Public Library to share her homemade cookies
Janis Woods paints a finishing coat of silver to wooden picture frames in the Handmade By store on Bay Avenue. The retail space in the Community Inclusion Centre offers unique gift ideas such as hand crafted planter boxes

Holiday frames

Janis Woods paints a finishing coat of silver to wooden picture frames in the Handmade By store.

Janis Woods paints a finishing coat of silver to wooden picture frames in the Handmade By store on Bay Avenue. The retail space in the Community Inclusion Centre offers unique gift ideas such as hand crafted planter boxes
The gingerbread men at the Pastry Shoppe in downtown Trail remind the Trail Times of the old fable.

Trail shop bakes a mean gingerbread man

Who remembers the story about the little Gingerbread Man?

The gingerbread men at the Pastry Shoppe in downtown Trail remind the Trail Times of the old fable.
A large crowd was on hand Thursday afternoon for the official opening of the Columbia River Skywalk in Trail

Trail opens Columbia River Skywalk

Trail mayor cuts ribbon on $15-million bridge project

A large crowd was on hand Thursday afternoon for the official opening of the Columbia River Skywalk in Trail
The East Trail approach of the Columbia River Skywalk on Tuesday

Long journey to the Columbia River Skywalk

Anticipation is in the air as many await their first walk across the Columbia River Skywalk on Thursday afternoon.

The East Trail approach of the Columbia River Skywalk on Tuesday
Free holiday skating at B.V. Arena.

Beaver Valley Rec’s Christmas Lights tour taking off

Beaver Valley Rec is celebrating the holiday season with lots of activities for local families.

  • Dec 14, 2016
Free holiday skating at B.V. Arena.
Snow and ice pose a serious hazard for carrier work-related activities.

Gentle reminder for Trail Times readers: Snow and ice hazards for carriers

Snow and ice pose a serious hazard for carrier work-related activities. Carriers sustain serious injuries from slips and falls.

  • Dec 13, 2016
Snow and ice pose a serious hazard for carrier work-related activities.