City of Trail

Selkirk College nursing students will provide year-round support for Trail’s transient and homeless population through the Bridging Rural Homelessness and Well-Being Project. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail helps fund full time nursing student for homeless

Trail support helps Selkirk College project secure funds for homelessness and well-being project

 

Trail council agreed to exempt building permits for projects at the landfill and Columbia Pollution Control Centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier

City exempts building permits for pricey Kootenay Boundary projects

The City of Trail and Kootenay Boundary Regional District avoid new environmental hurdle

 

Dr. Hook thrilled fans during a stopover in Trail, Jan. 21, 1977. Were you there? Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: When Dr. Hook checked in for a visit

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

 

Helen Graham, Rotary Club of Trail member (right) presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Rotary Club of Trail donates to mental health care

The Daly Pavilion provides mental health treatment for the Kootenay and Boundary regions.

Helen Graham, Rotary Club of Trail member (right) presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, Executive Director KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Rotary Club of Trail President Bruce Fawcett; Salvation Army Officers Andrew and Olivia Sweet; Richard Fish, Rotary President Elect; and Rotary Carol Festival Co-ordinator Ardith White with the $2,270 presentation cheque for the Salvation Army in lieu of the Carol Festival. Photo: Submitted

Rotary Club of Trail hopeful to carol this year

In the meantime, Rotary Bingo raises money for locals in-need

L-R: Rotary Club of Trail President Bruce Fawcett; Salvation Army Officers Andrew and Olivia Sweet; Richard Fish, Rotary President Elect; and Rotary Carol Festival Co-ordinator Ardith White with the $2,270 presentation cheque for the Salvation Army in lieu of the Carol Festival. Photo: Submitted
In total, 142 seniors at Rose Wood Village, Columbia View Lodge, Poplar Ridge, and other local seniors, received personalized Christmas gifts.
In total, 142 seniors at Rose Wood Village, Columbia View Lodge, Poplar Ridge, and other local seniors, received personalized Christmas gifts.
Call outs for paramedics attending drug overdoses doubled in Trail in 2021. (File photo)

Paramedic calls for drug overdose doubles in Greater Trail in 2021

“We have seen a dramatic increase in drug overdoses in the area,” said Trail Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

Call outs for paramedics attending drug overdoses doubled in Trail in 2021. (File photo)
The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash

Homeowner grants remain unchanged for West Kootenay

Assessment roll and jurisdiction numbers are needed to apply.

The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash
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L-R: Trail Mayor Lisa Pasin circa 1988, former Trail Mayor Marc Marcolin, and Torch Run Committee member, Don McLachlan. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Celebrating the ‘88 Torch Run

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

L-R: Trail Mayor Lisa Pasin circa 1988, former Trail Mayor Marc Marcolin, and Torch Run Committee member, Don McLachlan. Photo: Trail Historical Society
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City of Trail responds to rising COVID cases

Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, the Trail Local Health Area had 121 new COVID-19 cases

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Utilities will cost homeowners $816.50 this year. Photo: Unsplash

New year, new utilities rates for Trail

If paid in full, the early payment discount deadline is Monday, Feb. 28.

Utilities will cost homeowners $816.50 this year. Photo: Unsplash
Rendering of the seniors condominium development proposed for Trail. Image: Submitted

Trail city council makes tough decision on seniors development

Despite opposition, council amends bylaws and goes forward with seniors development

Rendering of the seniors condominium development proposed for Trail. Image: Submitted
Trail police spoke to and confirmed that the signaler was in good health; however, she had became stranded inside the residence due to the unplowed driveway. Photo: Chris Curry/Unsplash

SOS for emergencies, not for help clearing snow; Kootenay RCMP

A woman was signaling for help getting a driveway cleared of snow

Trail police spoke to and confirmed that the signaler was in good health; however, she had became stranded inside the residence due to the unplowed driveway. Photo: Chris Curry/Unsplash
RCMP gave a verbal warning to the punch-throwing neighbour, though he could still be charged. Photo: Unsplash

Trail police attend snow spat after punches thrown

The RCMP were called to a Casino Road property Sunday night at 7 p.m.

RCMP gave a verbal warning to the punch-throwing neighbour, though he could still be charged. Photo: Unsplash
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Police are asking locals to take caution when clearing out heavy snow after the sudden death of a Trail man, aged 55, on the weekend. Photo: Unsplash

Police report sudden death in Rossland

The Trail man was shovelling snow with his wife when he began to feel unwell

Police are asking locals to take caution when clearing out heavy snow after the sudden death of a Trail man, aged 55, on the weekend. Photo: Unsplash
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Trail police find Jesus and Mary

The statutes are being stored at the Trail RCMP detachment until returned to rightful owner

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Snow removal began Friday and is scheduled to continue all week in certain Trail neighbourhoods. Photo: Jim Bailey

Updated: City of Trail continues to dig out

Trail city crews will start its snow removal efforts at 10 p.m. Friday night (Jan. 7)

Snow removal began Friday and is scheduled to continue all week in certain Trail neighbourhoods. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Polar Bear Swim at Gyro Park circa 1989. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Past ‘polar bears’ who took the plunge

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

The Polar Bear Swim at Gyro Park circa 1989. Photo: Trail Historical Society