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Lights on the Trail bridge are twinkling like little stars this week.

Golden lights are twinkling on Trail bridge

Council proclaims September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month in the City of Trail.

Lights on the Trail bridge are twinkling like little stars this week.
Sorelle Colombo have been baking up a storm this week

Trail: Pizza, polenta and pizzelles in the piazza

The Colombo Lodge is hosting its 7th Annual Colombo Piazza Day, locatd on Rossland Avenue, this Saturday.

Sorelle Colombo have been baking up a storm this week
Fruitvale 16-year-old hunter Kyle Bartsoff receives Boone and Crockett honours for a Rocky Mountain goat he harvested in the Kootenays two years ago

Fruitvale hunter nets Boone and Crockett award

Fruitvale’s Kyle Bartsoff receives Boone and Crockett award at the 2016 Boone and Crockett Club’s 29th Big Game Award.

  • Sep 15, 2016
Fruitvale 16-year-old hunter Kyle Bartsoff receives Boone and Crockett honours for a Rocky Mountain goat he harvested in the Kootenays two years ago
Lots of spice from Shannon McIlmoyle's Kootenay Spice highlighted the incrEDIBLE market in downtown Trail on Saturday. With autumn approaching

Spicy lady

Trail's incrEDIBLE market is slated for one more session on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Lots of spice from Shannon McIlmoyle's Kootenay Spice highlighted the incrEDIBLE market in downtown Trail on Saturday. With autumn approaching
Honey bees are being removed from the list of prohibited animals in the City of Trail's Animal Control Bylaw.

Trail council agrees to backyard beekeeping

For the first time in Trail history, the city's respective bylaw will allow for the keeping of bees.

Honey bees are being removed from the list of prohibited animals in the City of Trail's Animal Control Bylaw.
The United Way Trail and District's Storm the Stairs doubled its turnout this year with close to 50 runners

Trail: Storm the Stairs

The United Way's second Storm the Stairs raised $3,500 with 43 runners and walkers tackling Trail's covered stairs.

The United Way Trail and District's Storm the Stairs doubled its turnout this year with close to 50 runners
Trail KidSport and Kootenay Savings Credit Union are teaming up to bring the Trail Sports and Culture Marketplace and Movie Night to Haley Park on Friday.

KSCU Movie Night teams up with KidSport

The always-popular KSCU Movie Night returns to Haley Park on Friday with the showing of the animated hit “Finding Dory.”

Trail KidSport and Kootenay Savings Credit Union are teaming up to bring the Trail Sports and Culture Marketplace and Movie Night to Haley Park on Friday.
MIDAS

Fab lab opens in Trail

A golden opportunity is available for locals with techie vision but a lack of means to make the idea a reality.

MIDAS
United Way director Naomi McKimmie is set to Storm the Stair on Saturday in the charity’s big fundraiser.

Storm coming to Trail staircases

Trail and District United Way gears up for Storm the Stairs fundraiser on Saturday.

United Way director Naomi McKimmie is set to Storm the Stair on Saturday in the charity’s big fundraiser.
Trail bocce organizer Bepi Bertuzzi was honoured by Trail Mayor Mike Martin and Colombo's Pat Zanier for his dedication to the sport of bocce in Trail.

Trail’s Bepi Bertuzzi honoured

Bocce organizer Bepi Bertuzzi was honoured for over 45 years of dedication to the sport of bocce in Trail.

  • Sep 7, 2016
Trail bocce organizer Bepi Bertuzzi was honoured by Trail Mayor Mike Martin and Colombo's Pat Zanier for his dedication to the sport of bocce in Trail.
Seven Summits Gravity Racer J.T. Bjarnason captured the overall title in the BC Cup Downhill Racing U17 Sport circuit with a second place finish in Fernie last week.

Fruitvale rider races to mountain biking title

Fruitvale's J. T. Bjarnason claimed top spot overall in the BC Cup Downhill Racing circuit after finishing second in Fernie.

Seven Summits Gravity Racer J.T. Bjarnason captured the overall title in the BC Cup Downhill Racing U17 Sport circuit with a second place finish in Fernie last week.
With apples ripening in the Greater Trail area

Trail residents buying into fruit picking benefits

Group in Greater Trail wants to help rid properties of excess fruit

With apples ripening in the Greater Trail area
Trail Coun. Eleanor Gattafoni Robinson (left) and Sheila Adcock from Career Development Services are actively fundraising and getting ready to sleep under the bridge for the third annual Coins for Change. The event is slated for Sept. 9 and seeks to raise money and awareness about homelessness in Greater Trail.

Coins for Change: Spotlights homelessness in Greater Trail

Even if you can’t sleep under the bridge, you can still help the Coins for Change cause by making a pledge to someone who will.

Trail Coun. Eleanor Gattafoni Robinson (left) and Sheila Adcock from Career Development Services are actively fundraising and getting ready to sleep under the bridge for the third annual Coins for Change. The event is slated for Sept. 9 and seeks to raise money and awareness about homelessness in Greater Trail.
Ever wondered how Trail keeps the city’s back alleys and streets so clean? It’s mostly due to the capable and friendly hands of street cleaning crews from Career Development Services. Jake Miller (left) and Adam Bateman scoured the back streets with broom in hand and garbage cans in tow on a sunny Thursday afternoon.

Silver City, that’s how we roll

CDS crews are out and about keeping the City of Trail streets and back alleys clean and free of garbage.

Ever wondered how Trail keeps the city’s back alleys and streets so clean? It’s mostly due to the capable and friendly hands of street cleaning crews from Career Development Services. Jake Miller (left) and Adam Bateman scoured the back streets with broom in hand and garbage cans in tow on a sunny Thursday afternoon.
SD20 is making application via a transportation plan to the education ministry for $243

Bus fees rescinded in SD20

Trustees agreed on SD20 Transportation Plan, bus fees will be eliminated pending its approval from the ministry.

SD20 is making application via a transportation plan to the education ministry for $243
Bid made for historic downtown Trail building

Bid made on historic Trail landmark

Contrary to the rumour mill, the Waneta Plaza hasn't been sold,but there is a bid in for the Crown Point.

Bid made for historic downtown Trail building
Terry Moon (left) and Joe Fuoco asked city council for help in celebrating 'Yesteryear' in 2017 as part of the Trail Maple Leaf Band's 100th anniversary.

Noteworthy party coming, Trail Maple Leaf Band turns 100

Maple Leaf Band proposes 2017 be themed "Yesteryear" in the Trail area.

Terry Moon (left) and Joe Fuoco asked city council for help in celebrating 'Yesteryear' in 2017 as part of the Trail Maple Leaf Band's 100th anniversary.
The Trail Smoke Eaters are seeking billet families for the 2016-17 season.

Trail Smoke Eaters seeking billet families for upcoming season

Billeting players proves to be a rewarding experience

  • Aug 17, 2016
The Trail Smoke Eaters are seeking billet families for the 2016-17 season.
Zucchini time

Zucchini time

The Community Garden is proving very bountiful for Montrose residents this summer. Alice Wilson offers a zucchini recipe.

Zucchini time
Sunny goodness in a Warfield back alley.

Sunny goodness in Warfield

Hundreds of sunflowers are spilling over into a Warfield back alley, brightening the back street tenfold.

Sunny goodness in a Warfield back alley.