City of Trail

Police are looking for tips to identify this thief suspected to be a female with a vehicle. Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail police ask for tips to identify female thief

Suspected to be a woman, the perpetrator stole cash and tools on Theatre Road July 20

 

A Trail man, 32, was arrested on an outstanding warrant of arrest. Photo: Trail Times

August begins with Trail drug bust

Police report a loaded firearm and fake handgun were seized in a 2 a.m. traffic stop on Aug. 1

 

Jaxon Kuchar and Matti Erickson

West Kootenay athletes excel at Victoria track meet

Matti Erickson wins double-gold, Jaxon Kuchar silver and bronze at the BC Endurance Challenge meet

 

Mike Wicentowich shared these photos of musician Peter Makortoff’s weekly street music performance in the 1400 block of Columbia Avenue in Trail. Makortoff, a well known Trail musician, puts on a show every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. much to the delight of his neighbours and residents. Photo: Mike Wicentowich.

Dancing in the street!

Musician Peter Makortoff entertains neighbours and friends every Wednesday in downtown Trail

Mike Wicentowich shared these photos of musician Peter Makortoff’s weekly street music performance in the 1400 block of Columbia Avenue in Trail. Makortoff, a well known Trail musician, puts on a show every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. much to the delight of his neighbours and residents. Photo: Mike Wicentowich.
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Trail council votes to release findings and recommendations of code of conduct report

Coun. Robert Cacchioni makes motion to release parts of damaging report

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United Church council chair Mary Skinner and food bank coordinator Marylynn Rakuson show that the number of visitors that sought relief from the heat at the Emergency Cooling Centre averaged more than 30 per day, and more than 700 between June 24 and July 22. Photo: Jim Bailey

Emergency cooling centre closing, need for larger shelter

Organizers at temporary emergency cooling centre see greater need for a larger, full-time shelter

United Church council chair Mary Skinner and food bank coordinator Marylynn Rakuson show that the number of visitors that sought relief from the heat at the Emergency Cooling Centre averaged more than 30 per day, and more than 700 between June 24 and July 22. Photo: Jim Bailey
Greater Trail Community Skills Centre staff have long enjoyed the benefits of a four-day work week. From left: Morag Carter, Alison Girard, Jay Shete, Frank Marino, Tristan Ploeg, Harshil Patel, Karina Allis.

Greater Trail Skills Centre embraces four-day work week

An evolving trend? Greater Trail Skills Centre has long enjoyed the benefits of a four-day work week

Greater Trail Community Skills Centre staff have long enjoyed the benefits of a four-day work week. From left: Morag Carter, Alison Girard, Jay Shete, Frank Marino, Tristan Ploeg, Harshil Patel, Karina Allis.
Gyro Park, circa the 1950s. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: A Summer Place

Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Gyro Park, circa the 1950s. Photo: Trail Historical Society
City hall announced on June 21 that after 26 years of service to the municipality, Chief Administrative Officer David Perehudoff would be leaving his position as a result of a council code of conduct violation. Photo: Trail CiB

Trail CAO’s early leave to cost the city upwards of $300,000

“It’s important to clarify that Mr Perehudoff did not resign his position,” Michelle McIsaac explains.

City hall announced on June 21 that after 26 years of service to the municipality, Chief Administrative Officer David Perehudoff would be leaving his position as a result of a council code of conduct violation. Photo: Trail CiB
The Riverside Food Bank Garden has 32 planters, most donated by individuals, local businesses, and several nonprofits. Located near the Trail walking bridge, the garden is maintained and harvested by volunteers. Everything grown at the site goes to Trail food banks and the shelter. “We are grateful to our sponsors,” saying Gina Ironmonger, incrEDIBLE market volunteer. She thanks the Kiwanis Club of Trail, Columbia Valley Greenhouses, Ye Olde Flower Shoppe, Trails Incredible Farmers Market and volunteers. Photo: Submitted

COVID doesn’t stop incrEDIBLE Trail volunteers from growing community bonds

The Riverside Food Bank Garden is located near the Columbia River Skywalk

The Riverside Food Bank Garden has 32 planters, most donated by individuals, local businesses, and several nonprofits. Located near the Trail walking bridge, the garden is maintained and harvested by volunteers. Everything grown at the site goes to Trail food banks and the shelter. “We are grateful to our sponsors,” saying Gina Ironmonger, incrEDIBLE market volunteer. She thanks the Kiwanis Club of Trail, Columbia Valley Greenhouses, Ye Olde Flower Shoppe, Trails Incredible Farmers Market and volunteers. Photo: Submitted
Steps dancer Chloe Salsiccioli. Photos: Jessee Allen

Trail studio looking forward to stepping back into dance this fall

Jessee Allen bought Steps Dance Centre in September 2017, fulfilling her childhood dream

Steps dancer Chloe Salsiccioli. Photos: Jessee Allen
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Trail detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: Trail RCMP

Police looking for tips to suspicious fire in downtown Trail

First responders were called to the alley by Selkirk College Sunday just after 4:30 a.m.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Trail detachment at 250.364.2566. Photo: Trail RCMP
Visitors to Waneta Plaza can read about the Violin Lake Dam decommissioning project and see models of the area affected in the mall’s centre court. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Contract awarded for takedown of Trail dams

Project involves removal of 3 earthen dams, one concrete core dam, and restoring 30.6 H of wetlands

Visitors to Waneta Plaza can read about the Violin Lake Dam decommissioning project and see models of the area affected in the mall’s centre court. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Image: Black Press

Trail RCMP report theft, vehicle recovered and impaired driver

RCMP: Ensure vehicles and property are kept secure at all times to avoid theft

Image: Black Press
This sinkhole formed around the 4” gas main on Green Avenue. Note, however, it’s the gas main you can see exposed in the hole, not the watermain. Photo: City of Trail

Council awards contract for West Trail road rebuild

Kays Contracting, an excavating company based in Nelson, was the lowest of three bids.

This sinkhole formed around the 4” gas main on Green Avenue. Note, however, it’s the gas main you can see exposed in the hole, not the watermain. Photo: City of Trail
Have you ever felt like giving up? Maybe that’s where you are today, but God gives us hope. Photo: Hugo Fergusson/Unsplash

Yet

A story in the Old Testament frames a clear response to such questions.

  • Jul 11, 2021
Have you ever felt like giving up? Maybe that’s where you are today, but God gives us hope. Photo: Hugo Fergusson/Unsplash
The Trail and Districit Public Library and Trail Museum and Archives is housed in the Trail Riverfront Centre. Image: City of Trail

Trail steps up restart plan, masks recommended indoors until full vaccination

New this week is a database called “Hoopla,” available to all library card holders at no cost.

The Trail and Districit Public Library and Trail Museum and Archives is housed in the Trail Riverfront Centre. Image: City of Trail
Trail police and the BC SPCA were called to the Walmart parking lot after someone reported a dog locked in a hot car. Temperatures rose to 40+ C that day. Photo: Jaroslaw Kwoczala on Unsplash

Trail RCMP report stolen bike, hot dog, intoxication and collision

The last week of June was a busy one for Trail and Greater District police

Trail police and the BC SPCA were called to the Walmart parking lot after someone reported a dog locked in a hot car. Temperatures rose to 40+ C that day. Photo: Jaroslaw Kwoczala on Unsplash
A woman has formally been charged with arson in relation to a fire lit under the Old Trail Bridge on May 25. Photo: Stephen Miller

Trail woman charged with arson

A large fire was intentionally lit under the Old Trail Bridge just before 5 p.m. May 25

A woman has formally been charged with arson in relation to a fire lit under the Old Trail Bridge on May 25. Photo: Stephen Miller
The Trail-Tadanac Hospital, now Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, first opened in 1954. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Hospital faced a nursing shortage in the summer of ‘65

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

The Trail-Tadanac Hospital, now Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, first opened in 1954. Photo: Trail Historical Society