City of Trail

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New year, new wheels for Trail Association for Community Living

The new vehicle is a 2020 Ford Transit converted with wheelchair lift and accessories

 

Shawn Melenka braved one of the coldest days of the year in Trail, Friday, Feb. 12, to take a walkabout the city and region where she captured some spectacular icy scenes, including this image in Tadanac of a bike completely frozen over. “It’s gorgeous out there, brisk but gorgeous,” Shawn said. “We live in an amazing place.” Photos: Shawn Melenka

Cold wave ices over the Silver City

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Trail police recently dealt with driving offences and a fight between landlord and tenant. Photo: Kaffeebart on Unsplash

Trail RCMP report driving offences and an air freshener dispute

Briefs from Sgt. Mike Wicentowich of the Trail and Greater District RCMP

 

Army training near Trail in the fall of 2019 included rock and concrete drilling using hydraulic and gas-powered drills, chainsaw training, heavy equipment operation, non-explosive demolition with expanding grout, and explosive demolition in rock, concrete, and timber. Photo: Submitted

Expect loud noises near Trail on Sunday

The 44th Engineer Squadron is holding training exercises north of Warfield

Army training near Trail in the fall of 2019 included rock and concrete drilling using hydraulic and gas-powered drills, chainsaw training, heavy equipment operation, non-explosive demolition with expanding grout, and explosive demolition in rock, concrete, and timber. Photo: Submitted
The library moved out of the Trail Memorial Centre in 2018. Since then the space has remained vacant. Photo: Trail Times

Trail seeks funds to revamp old library space

The Trail and District Public Library moved to the Riverfront Centre in 2018

The library moved out of the Trail Memorial Centre in 2018. Since then the space has remained vacant. Photo: Trail Times
Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash

A show of compassion by the Trail RCMP saves a life

The Montrose senior penned a thank you note to the two Greater Trail RCMP officers

Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash
Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash

A show of compassion by the Trail RCMP saves a life

The Montrose senior penned a thank you note to the two Greater Trail RCMP officers

Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash
Scott Daniels shares a kind action by an unknown person wherein he/she left a clean blanket (packaged) under the Trail bridge a few days ago. Photos: Scott Daniel

Thinking about others in Trail on these coldest days of winter

Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser to help the homeless goes Saturday virtually in Trail

Scott Daniels shares a kind action by an unknown person wherein he/she left a clean blanket (packaged) under the Trail bridge a few days ago. Photos: Scott Daniel
Brian Stefani, principal of Webster Elementary School in Warfield, safely escorted a school intruder, suspected to be suffering a mental health crisis, from inside the building on Friday, Feb. 12. Image: Google maps

Kootenay Columbia principal escorts erratic intruder from school grounds

Police were called to an emergency at the Warfield elementary school the morning of Feb. 12

Brian Stefani, principal of Webster Elementary School in Warfield, safely escorted a school intruder, suspected to be suffering a mental health crisis, from inside the building on Friday, Feb. 12. Image: Google maps
The Victoria Street Bridge has been swathed in lights since 2016. Photo: Trail Times

What do the glowing colours on the Trail bridge represent?

The LEDs can be programmed to acknowledge city, provincial and federal initiatives

The Victoria Street Bridge has been swathed in lights since 2016. Photo: Trail Times
A roof replacement at the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre is on the priority list of the city’s capital budget. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail council prioritizes capital projects

The list is extensive and expensive but does not include all of the capital expenditure budget

A roof replacement at the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre is on the priority list of the city’s capital budget. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Feb. 20 fundraiser for Getting to Home goes virtual-only in Trail. Participants can still plan their own walk using social distancing rules. Photo: Trail Times

Trail ‘Getting to Home’ fundraiser goes virtual-only

Coldest Night of the Year event goes Saturday, Feb. 20

The Feb. 20 fundraiser for Getting to Home goes virtual-only in Trail. Participants can still plan their own walk using social distancing rules. Photo: Trail Times
A few years ago, city parking metres were vandalized to the tune of $16,000. Another four were damaged earlier this month. Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP report vandalism, impaired driver and more

Briefs from the Greater Trail police

A few years ago, city parking metres were vandalized to the tune of $16,000. Another four were damaged earlier this month. Photo: Trail Times
Reverends Gavin and Meridyth Robertson of First Presbyterian Church in downtown Trail have taken worship service on-line until further notice. Photo: Trail Times

Love Your Neighbour

A message from Rev Meridyth Robertson of First Presbyterian Trail

Reverends Gavin and Meridyth Robertson of First Presbyterian Church in downtown Trail have taken worship service on-line until further notice. Photo: Trail Times
The mud slide in East Trail below Shaver’s Bench bank, dated Feb. 27, 1932. Car carriages are completely buried, people are seen walking atop five-or-so feet of what appears to be compact mud and snow. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Early thaw wreaked havoc circa 1932

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

The mud slide in East Trail below Shaver’s Bench bank, dated Feb. 27, 1932. Car carriages are completely buried, people are seen walking atop five-or-so feet of what appears to be compact mud and snow. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Mayor Lisa Pasin was elected to her role in 2018, following a four-year stint as a Trail councillor. Photo: City of Trail

Trail council votes for a pay raise

The two per cent pay raise is part of an indemnity bylaw updated annually

Mayor Lisa Pasin was elected to her role in 2018, following a four-year stint as a Trail councillor. Photo: City of Trail
This disturbing case was reported to the Trail RCMP on Saturday night. Photo: Bacila Vlad on Unsplash

Trail RCMP looking for animal abuse suspect

Anyone with information or witnessed this case of animal cruelty is urged to call the detachment

This disturbing case was reported to the Trail RCMP on Saturday night. Photo: Bacila Vlad on Unsplash
The Rotary’s gazebo is located on the picturesque west-side of the Columbia River near the Trail walking bridge. Photo: Submitted

Sunny day for roof repairs in Trail Rotary Park

Rotary started with a first club in Chicago, in 1905 …

The Rotary’s gazebo is located on the picturesque west-side of the Columbia River near the Trail walking bridge. Photo: Submitted
BCCDC released its latest COVID numbers on Friday. Image: BCCDC

Spelling out how COVID numbers are reported in Trail-Kootenay-B.C.

Trail Local Health Area confirmed coronavirus cases remain at 19

BCCDC released its latest COVID numbers on Friday. Image: BCCDC
A Midway woman, 30, is scheduled to appear in the Rossland courthouse on March after being arrested in downtown Trail Jan. 30. Image: Black Press

Trail police arrest two wanted individuals

Driving while prohibited or with a suspended licence is a crime in B.C.

A Midway woman, 30, is scheduled to appear in the Rossland courthouse on March after being arrested in downtown Trail Jan. 30. Image: Black Press