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The last thing Local 480 President Armindo deMedeiros grabbed on his way out the door before boarding a plane to Africa

Well-travelled Trail Times

The last thing Local 480 President Armindo DeMedeiros grabbed on his way of the door to Africa, was the Trail Times in his mailbox.

  • Dec 8, 2016
The last thing Local 480 President Armindo deMedeiros grabbed on his way out the door before boarding a plane to Africa
Frigid temperatures weren’t about to stop Marj Mast from her morning walk with her favorite companions. So she bundled herself up and make sure Boris (left) and Baby had their favorite sweaters on for a stroll along the Esplanade in downtown Trail.

Boris and Baby bundle up for Esplanade stroll

Snow is forecast to arrive just in time for Silver City Nite on Saturday, in the meantime residents and pets are bundling up.

Frigid temperatures weren’t about to stop Marj Mast from her morning walk with her favorite companions. So she bundled herself up and make sure Boris (left) and Baby had their favorite sweaters on for a stroll along the Esplanade in downtown Trail.
(From left) Hudson Makway

Holly jolly fun

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at St. Michael's Elementary School.

(From left) Hudson Makway
Marylynn Rakuson cooked a test turkey in the kitchen of the Cominco gym on Wednesday. By the time 200 Trail and area pioneers gather in the gym tomorrow (Thursday)

Serving seniors Christmas dinner, a Local 480 tradition

Trail Legion ladies are roasting 160 pounds of Christmas fowl for their senior guests on Thursday afternoon.

Marylynn Rakuson cooked a test turkey in the kitchen of the Cominco gym on Wednesday. By the time 200 Trail and area pioneers gather in the gym tomorrow (Thursday)
Liz Anderson

Winter months in Trail area, ideal to test for radon gas

Radon tests in the Trail area have shown indoor levels up to three times higher than Health Canada’s safety guideline.

Liz Anderson
The countdown is on for the opening of the Columbia River Skywalk

Trail over 30 years, via Google Timelapse

Cool thing for the day. See how your city/region has changed over the last 30 years via Google Timelapse...

  • Dec 2, 2016
The countdown is on for the opening of the Columbia River Skywalk
When the Trail bridge is swathed in red on Tuesday

Red lights on Trail bridge; image is worth a thousand words

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women will be honoured in Trail at dusk Tuesday when bridge lights go red.

When the Trail bridge is swathed in red on Tuesday
The third annual Stuff the Bus is slated for Trail Ferraro Foods on Friday and Saturday.

Attention Trail; Stuff that bus

For a third season, Trail Transit is readying to Stuff the Bus, with BC Transit, the regional district and Ferraro Foods on board.

The third annual Stuff the Bus is slated for Trail Ferraro Foods on Friday and Saturday.
Winter made an arrival throughout many parts of the region on Tuesday including Rossland

Rossland, a winter wonderland

Winter made an arrival throughout many parts of the region on Tuesday including Rossland.

Winter made an arrival throughout many parts of the region on Tuesday including Rossland
The sun was shining bright this week as this young fiddler

Metis flag flies in Trail

Kootenay South Metis Society leaders and members gathered together on Wednesday to watch their flag raise at Trail City Hall.

The sun was shining bright this week as this young fiddler
It was 'the best day fishing ever' says this young angler after he boated a nice bull trout on Kootenay Lake last month. The fishing is heating up in spite of the weather and the best source for the best catch is Reel Adventures Charters.

The West Kootenay Fishing Report

Check out what's biting, where, and what on in the West Kootenay Fishing Report in the Trail Times.

  • Nov 17, 2016
It was 'the best day fishing ever' says this young angler after he boated a nice bull trout on Kootenay Lake last month. The fishing is heating up in spite of the weather and the best source for the best catch is Reel Adventures Charters.
The Trail Beer Refinery was the name chosen for a new establishment in downtown Trail. Local partners wanted something that was industrial and unique to the city. “I can just see someone telling their spouse in the future

Craft brewhouse coming to downtown Trail

The Trail Beer Refinery is slated to open in downtown Trail by late February or early March.

The Trail Beer Refinery was the name chosen for a new establishment in downtown Trail. Local partners wanted something that was industrial and unique to the city. “I can just see someone telling their spouse in the future
For 16 years Marisa Jimenez has been gathering donations from local businesses

More prizes than ever in Poplar Ridge Christmas Raffle

There's more prizes than ever in the 16th annual Poplar Ridge Christmas Raffle, tickets are on sale until Dec. 15 at 3 p.m.

For 16 years Marisa Jimenez has been gathering donations from local businesses
After riding her bicycle 12

Retired Trail doctor shares her incredible journey

Retired Dr. Brenda Trenholme cycled 12,000 kilometres in a four-month journey from Cairo to Cape Town.

After riding her bicycle 12
Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Trail to honour the sacrifices of veterans during the annual Remembrance Day ceremony. See more photos in the Trail Times next week.

Trail remembers

Large crowd gathers at Trail Cenotaph for annual Remembrance Day ceremony

  • Nov 11, 2016
Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Trail to honour the sacrifices of veterans during the annual Remembrance Day ceremony. See more photos in the Trail Times next week.
Regional firefighter Luke Russell is a first responder

Naloxone pilot project underway for RDKB first responders

A rise in opioid overdoses has led to training and use of naloxone by career firefighters in Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.

Regional firefighter Luke Russell is a first responder
Superstar cast of the March 2014 Enema Awards. After a one-year hiatus The Enema Strikes Back returns Friday.

The Enema Strikes Back in Trail, Friday night

The community is invited for an upbeat sit down with their doctors and nurses this week, because after all, laughter is the best medicine.

Superstar cast of the March 2014 Enema Awards. After a one-year hiatus The Enema Strikes Back returns Friday.
Students in grades 8 to 12 at Salmo Secondary School are fundraising for a humanitarian trip to Mexico in March.

Salmo: Project Mexico is a lesson in global community

PEAK Leadership students in Salmo have shifted their sights into selling flowers this month as their “Project Mexico” draws near.

Students in grades 8 to 12 at Salmo Secondary School are fundraising for a humanitarian trip to Mexico in March.
Is that Michelle? If so

Girls just wanna have fun

Happy Halloween from the staff at the Trail Times on Monday, Oct. 31.

Is that Michelle? If so
The bronze plaque in the Memorial Centre will be rededicated to recognize both women and men for their wartime service.

Trail: Women’s service acknowledged on war memorial plaque

Until now, women who served in the world wars were not recognized on the bronze plaque in the Trail Memorial Centre.

The bronze plaque in the Memorial Centre will be rededicated to recognize both women and men for their wartime service.