City of Trail

“We certainly do have a problem in Trail with a much higher number of people than before dealing with mental illness, drug use issues and lack of housing, as does just about every community in B.C.,” writes Trail CAT. Photo: Unsplash

Trail CAT: Support for local businesses is available

Letter from Trail Community Action Team

  • Dec 8, 2022

 

When the Santa Parade returns to Trail on Saturday, all parade spectators are asked to remain on the sidewalk to keep asafe distance from parade floats and vehicles. Image: Trail.ca

Santa Parade returns to Trail in a new locale

Christmas parade returns Saturday, Dec. 10 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

 

Rossland Mixed Martial Arts fighter Keanan Patershuk won his second professional bout in Vancouver last weekend thanks to the support of Pride Gym coaches Aaron Price, BJJ coach (left) and Brandon Krumm MMA coach (right). Photo: submitted

Patershuk wins by TKO at Battlefield 75

Pride Gym fighter Keanan Patershuk wins his second professional fight by first round knock out

 

Seniors are invited to a holiday dance on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Trail Memorial Centre gym. Registration is required. Photo: Unsplash

Seniors Christmas Dance in Trail, Dec. 21

Register in advance by calling 250.364.0888 or 250.364.0858 by Monday, Dec. 19

Seniors are invited to a holiday dance on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Trail Memorial Centre gym. Registration is required. Photo: Unsplash
Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail police asking for help to identify alleged thief

If you recognize the man, police ask you to call the detachment at 250.364.2566

Photo: Trail RCMP
Surveillance photo of the suspect who broke through the drive-thru window at Trail McDonald’s and stole $150. Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail police ask, “Recognize this robber?”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Trail RCMP detachment at 250.364.2566

Surveillance photo of the suspect who broke through the drive-thru window at Trail McDonald’s and stole $150. Photo: Trail RCMP
Royal Theatre owner Lisa Milne is appreciative of all the support she has received following traumatic incidents at theatre. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail theatre owners thankful for support after series of traumatic events

Royal Theatre owners Jason and Lisa Milne considered selling the heritage landmark

Royal Theatre owner Lisa Milne is appreciative of all the support she has received following traumatic incidents at theatre. Photo: Jim Bailey
Serge Pasquali slides out of the hack. Photo: submitted

Retirees curling: McKerracher on a roll

Trail Retirees Curling goes at the Trail Curling Centre every Monday and Wednesday afternoon

Serge Pasquali slides out of the hack. Photo: submitted
THEP, in partnership with the City of Trail, held a day camp last summer. Camp kids learned about soil testing, ground cover, the importance of removing shoes indoors and handwashing especially before eating. Photos: Submitted

Trail area lead levels continue to decline: 2022 report

Staff initiate support for all children at or above the serum lead threshold of 5ug/dL

THEP, in partnership with the City of Trail, held a day camp last summer. Camp kids learned about soil testing, ground cover, the importance of removing shoes indoors and handwashing especially before eating. Photos: Submitted
BC Transit warns riders there may be delays, detours and cancellations with snow in the forecast. Photo: Black Press

BC Transit reminds ridership of winter service impacts

For up-to-date information check bctransit.com or the Transit App

BC Transit warns riders there may be delays, detours and cancellations with snow in the forecast. Photo: Black Press
Photo: Sheri Regnier

Nursing program begins at Trail college campus next month

LPNs scope of practice is geared towards stable patients and predictable outcomes

Photo: Sheri Regnier
Students from the SOAR program (Steps to Opportunity and Academic Readiness) along with their instructors Kim Martin and Tammy Profili recently visited the Trail and Greater District RCMP detachment. During the visit, Const. Jason Zilkie and Const. Eva Harding were the RCMP hosts. “It was a fun time for everyone and there are quite a few comedians in SOAR,” said detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. Photo: Submitted

Trail RCMP welcome SOAR students to detachment

Steps to Opportunity and Academic Readiness program offered at Selkirk College campuses

Students from the SOAR program (Steps to Opportunity and Academic Readiness) along with their instructors Kim Martin and Tammy Profili recently visited the Trail and Greater District RCMP detachment. During the visit, Const. Jason Zilkie and Const. Eva Harding were the RCMP hosts. “It was a fun time for everyone and there are quite a few comedians in SOAR,” said detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Patricia Nutini

Trail homeowner pleasantly surprised by backyard guest

Keep cats indoors and supervise small dogs if a bobcat is known to be in the area

Photo: Patricia Nutini
L-R: Firefighters Tom Drake, Allan Martin and Pat Cayen. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Life of the outdoor ice skater

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

L-R: Firefighters Tom Drake, Allan Martin and Pat Cayen. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Ron Simms (right) is the winner of this year’s first grand prize, a 2022 Polaris Side by Side ATV from Main Jet Motorsports. From left: Kirsten Clarke of the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Kevin Westerhaug and Aaron Seminoff of Main Jet Motor Sports, Dale Williams of the BC Wildlife Federation, Gordie Grunerud of the West Arm Outdoors Club, and winner Ron Simms. (Contributed)

Creston retiree hooks first Grand Prize of Kootenay Lake derby

Ron Simms is the new owner of a 2022 Polaris Side by Side ATV courtesy of Main Jet Motorsports

  • Dec 1, 2022
Ron Simms (right) is the winner of this year’s first grand prize, a 2022 Polaris Side by Side ATV from Main Jet Motorsports. From left: Kirsten Clarke of the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Kevin Westerhaug and Aaron Seminoff of Main Jet Motor Sports, Dale Williams of the BC Wildlife Federation, Gordie Grunerud of the West Arm Outdoors Club, and winner Ron Simms. (Contributed)
Appointments have been made to the 2023 select committees for Trail council. After a three-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions, Silver City Days is hopefully on the horizon with Coun. Bev Benson and Coun. Nick Cashol appointed to the Silver City Days Committee; Coun. Benson and Coun. Thea Hanson appointed to the Ambassador Program; and Coun. Cashol taking on the Greater Trail Home of Champions. To view the full list of appointments visit: trail.ca. Photo: File

Trail council gets down to business

Briefs from the Monday night council meeting in Trail City Hall

Appointments have been made to the 2023 select committees for Trail council. After a three-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions, Silver City Days is hopefully on the horizon with Coun. Bev Benson and Coun. Nick Cashol appointed to the Silver City Days Committee; Coun. Benson and Coun. Thea Hanson appointed to the Ambassador Program; and Coun. Cashol taking on the Greater Trail Home of Champions. To view the full list of appointments visit: trail.ca. Photo: File
The Trail bridge will be swathed in red on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Photo: File

Trail agency uses multidisciplinary approach to ending violence

RCMP Victim Services can respond 24/7 to those experiencing a crisis

The Trail bridge will be swathed in red on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Photo: File
Grace Marcolin was recently joined by family and guests to celebrate her 100th birthday. Photo: Submitted

Happy 100th Birthday to Grace Marcolin!

Longtime Trail mom, grandmother and great-grandmother turns 100 years

Grace Marcolin was recently joined by family and guests to celebrate her 100th birthday. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Ann Godderis, Jan Beck, Noma Kurulok, Olivia Folvik, and Patsy Harmston gathered at Trail FAIR on a snowy Monday, to tie-up last minute details for the White Ribbon Campaign. Missing from the photo are Nadia Usher and Katie Laramie. At the Friday night Smoke Eaters home game, white ribbons will be distributed as a way to encourage awareness about Dec. 6, Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Wearing a white ribbon is a personal pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women and girls. Through the White Ribbon Campaign, it is a way of saying, “Our future has no violence against women.” Photo: Sheri Regnier

Lower Columbia advocates encourage white ribbons, pause to remember

It (gender violence) is not a problem that happens “out there somewhere,” says Trail RCMP Sgt.

L-R: Ann Godderis, Jan Beck, Noma Kurulok, Olivia Folvik, and Patsy Harmston gathered at Trail FAIR on a snowy Monday, to tie-up last minute details for the White Ribbon Campaign. Missing from the photo are Nadia Usher and Katie Laramie. At the Friday night Smoke Eaters home game, white ribbons will be distributed as a way to encourage awareness about Dec. 6, Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Wearing a white ribbon is a personal pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women and girls. Through the White Ribbon Campaign, it is a way of saying, “Our future has no violence against women.” Photo: Sheri Regnier
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks skated to a 2-1 victory over the Leafs in Nelson on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey

B.V. Nitehawks edge Nelson Leafs in 2-1 thriller

Nitehawks forward Gavin Tritt scored the game winner in the B.V. victory over the Leafs Tuesday

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks skated to a 2-1 victory over the Leafs in Nelson on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey