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The Visitor Centre is located in the Trail and District Chamber of Commerce just above TD Canada Trust on Bay Avenue.

Trail tourist numbers climb

A lot more out-of-towners are checking out the City of Trail compared to last summer.

The Visitor Centre is located in the Trail and District Chamber of Commerce just above TD Canada Trust on Bay Avenue.
The Trail Stingrays girls relay team captured gold in the Open Category at the Regional Swim Meet in Colville last weekend. The team includes (from back left) Sloan Welsh

A strong finish for Trail Stingrays

The Trail Stingrays capped off a successful season with more medals at the Kootenay Regional Swim Meet in Colville on the weekend.

  • Aug 10, 2016
The Trail Stingrays girls relay team captured gold in the Open Category at the Regional Swim Meet in Colville last weekend. The team includes (from back left) Sloan Welsh
With the next Iona Coffee Stop food bank coming up on Tuesday Deborah Shergold (right) dropped by St. Andrews Anglican Church with basket of fresh vegetables for Rev. Neil Eliot to disperse that day.

Ione Coffee Stop welcomes garden donations

With the next day coming up on Tuesday, Rev. Neil Eliot is askin the community to donate garden produce.

With the next Iona Coffee Stop food bank coming up on Tuesday Deborah Shergold (right) dropped by St. Andrews Anglican Church with basket of fresh vegetables for Rev. Neil Eliot to disperse that day.
The Caputos are using their garden as a teaching tool for their kids and showing them firsthand how growing your own food supports sustainability. Mya Caputo (left front) and Nate Caputo (right front) with their friend Brooklyn Bouchier.

Fruitvale: Family, village at odds over structure

The Caputo family was fined $100 for a front yard structure, to them it's a trellis to the village it's an accessory build.

The Caputos are using their garden as a teaching tool for their kids and showing them firsthand how growing your own food supports sustainability. Mya Caputo (left front) and Nate Caputo (right front) with their friend Brooklyn Bouchier.
Members of the Trail Stingrays Swim Club stopped alongside the Kickinghorse River on their way to compete in the Golden Dolphins Swim Meet last week.

New challenge for Trail Stingrays

The Trail Stingrays will compete at the Kootenay Zone Regionals this weekend in Colville, Wash.

  • Aug 1, 2016
Members of the Trail Stingrays Swim Club stopped alongside the Kickinghorse River on their way to compete in the Golden Dolphins Swim Meet last week.
Trail fastball player Emma Profili heads to Texas this week to play with the Spokane Crash for the United States National Fastpitch title.

Trail ballplayer off to United States Fastpitch championship

Trail's Emma Profili will play with the Spokane Crash in the United States Fastpitch championship next week.

Trail fastball player Emma Profili heads to Texas this week to play with the Spokane Crash for the United States National Fastpitch title.
Amber J

Trail girl set to shine on Toronto stage

Amber J, a 2011 Crowe grad is slated for the stage at the 2016 Honey Jam in Toronto Aug. 11.

Amber J
As the BC Ambassador pageant nears

Trail: Busy days ahead for BC Ambassador candidate

While most students are taking a study break, Ashley Giles is brushing up on Trail history and prepping her BC Ambassador speech.

As the BC Ambassador pageant nears
The received a big CBT boost for construction of the new Riverfront Centre in Trail.

Trust advises Trail to understand community priorities

CBT advises local government to be in the know of community priorities - look at the big picture.

The received a big CBT boost for construction of the new Riverfront Centre in Trail.
The City of Trail has agreed to reinstate two communal bear proof bins this summer.

Trail brings back communal bear bins

The city is hopeful that re-installing two bear proof bins won’t come back to bite them again.

The City of Trail has agreed to reinstate two communal bear proof bins this summer.
Danielle Beattie was crowned Miss BC Interior on July 3.

Crowning achievement for Beaver Valley native

Three years ago, the slight possibility of participating in a pageant began to form in Danielle Beattie’s mind.

  • Jul 18, 2016
Danielle Beattie was crowned Miss BC Interior on July 3.
The 2016 Axel Merckx Granfondo saw close to 2

Great ride for Greater Trail cyclists at Penticton Granfondo

Cyclists from Trail and Rossland pedalled to top placings at the Penticton Granfondo on Sunday.

The 2016 Axel Merckx Granfondo saw close to 2
Loretta Thorpe (left) and Dr. Sue Babensee were busy cleaning up portions of the white garden in Jubilee Park as volunteers prepare for the Communities in Bloom judges who will be in Trail July 22 to 24. The local Community in Bloom organizers are asking residents to tidy up around their homes in anticipation of the judges’ arrival.

Volunteers pitch in to prepare Trail

Communities in Bloom judges to arrive in Trail July 22

  • Jul 14, 2016
Loretta Thorpe (left) and Dr. Sue Babensee were busy cleaning up portions of the white garden in Jubilee Park as volunteers prepare for the Communities in Bloom judges who will be in Trail July 22 to 24. The local Community in Bloom organizers are asking residents to tidy up around their homes in anticipation of the judges’ arrival.
Trail Girls Softball wrapped up a great season at the West Kootenay Year End Tournament in Salmo this year.  In the Senior division the Steelers captured  both the League Division Title and the Tournament Title. The Steelers faced off against Team Caron from Trail in the final game of the West Kootenay Tournament. In the Mites Division

West Kootenay girls fastball wraps up season

The Trail Senior Girl Steelers captured the division and end of the year tournament title in West Kootenay girls fastball.

  • Jul 12, 2016
Trail Girls Softball wrapped up a great season at the West Kootenay Year End Tournament in Salmo this year.  In the Senior division the Steelers captured  both the League Division Title and the Tournament Title. The Steelers faced off against Team Caron from Trail in the final game of the West Kootenay Tournament. In the Mites Division
Sky Gaeul Shin of Fruitvale will join over 2 million young people from around the world in Krakow

Fruitvale youth headed to world event

Sky Gaeul Shin will be the only West Kootenay participant at the World Youth Day in Poland

  • Jul 12, 2016
Sky Gaeul Shin of Fruitvale will join over 2 million young people from around the world in Krakow
Wait for it...

Pop goes the watermelon

Kids in the Trail library's Summer Reading Program were in for explosive fun in Jubilee Park.

  • Jul 8, 2016
Wait for it...
Linda Zol

Montrose fun raises cash for kids

Volunteers at this year's Montrose Family Fun Days helped raised money for valuable local cause.

  • Jul 6, 2016
Linda Zol
Supporters of the $400

Donor wall ceremony officially draws Urology Campaign to a close

The KBRH Urology Campaign officially drew to a close last Wednesday with a donor wall ceremony.

Supporters of the $400
Ellen and Eugen Solomon moved to the Silver City after marrying in Vancouver just over a decade ago. The couple’s journey to their West Trail home is especially fitting this Canada Day.

The trail to Trail; A Canada Day tale

The story of how Eugen and Ellen Solomon's journey to Trail is especially fitting this Canada Day.

Ellen and Eugen Solomon moved to the Silver City after marrying in Vancouver just over a decade ago. The couple’s journey to their West Trail home is especially fitting this Canada Day.
Valedictorian Nathan McKay addressed his classmates with funny stories and heartwarming encouragement as the J.L. Crowe Secondary Class of 2016 celebrated grad on Friday in the Cominco Arena.

Trail: Live the life of your dreams, Class of 2016

Work hard and never lose sight of your dreams, are two themes from the grade ceremony for J.L. Crowe's 2016 class.

  • Jun 29, 2016
Valedictorian Nathan McKay addressed his classmates with funny stories and heartwarming encouragement as the J.L. Crowe Secondary Class of 2016 celebrated grad on Friday in the Cominco Arena.