City of Trail

L-R: Keith DeWitt from RE/MAX All Pro Realty unloads gifts delivered by Nylan Lafreniere and Chris Walker from Local 480. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Christmas spirit is alive and well in Trail

Giving in the time of Covid is still going strong, it’s just carried out differently

 

With the Trail Aquatic and Fitness Centre still operating by appointment only, and the possibility of another lockdown looming, COVID-19 has greatly impacted revenue coming in to help with the cost of operation. Safe restart grants may be applied toward these ever-growing shortfalls. Photo: City of Trail

Safe Restart grants on the way to Greater Trail municipalities

The forthcoming “Development Services” and “Strengthening Communities” will be application-based funding

 

Panic alerts can go a long way in helping prevent further medical complications for seniors who live alone. Photo: Akshay Paatil on Unsplash

Police breach door to help Fruitvale senior

RCMP officers attended a Fruitvale home on Nov. 14 in response to a panic alarm

 

Photo: Trail Historical Society circa Aug. 1, 1924.

Trail Navy Cadets of yore

Check out our Trail Blazers historical feature every Thursday in the Trail Times newspaper

Photo: Trail Historical Society circa Aug. 1, 1924.
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Trail Ferraro Foods recognized for diligence during pandemic

Letter to the Editor from Joslyn Sharp of Trail

  • Nov 26, 2020
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The Rossland Rotary is banding together, while staying six-feet apart, for another community fundraiser this holiday season with the ‘100 Rosslanders Who Care project’. Photo: Submitted

Rotary seeks 100 Rosslanders Who Care!

“One Hundred Rosslanders Who Care” each pledge $100 to fund a community project

The Rossland Rotary is banding together, while staying six-feet apart, for another community fundraiser this holiday season with the ‘100 Rosslanders Who Care project’. Photo: Submitted
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Heavy traffic back up in Trail after 3-vehicle collision on the bridge

A collision on the Trail bridge backed up traffic through the city’s core on Wednesday afternoon

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Ordained officers Olivia and Andrew Sweet, from the Trail Salvation Army Church, launched the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on Friday. With heightened health orders announced the previous day, the Sweets advise the community that bell-ringers won’t be out until at least Dec. 7. There are, however, modified ways to donate this season such as through the Salvation Army website or locally at “tip tap” sites. Photos: Sheri Regnier

How to help the Trail Salvation Army give a hand-up this year

Bell ringers will not stand at the kettles until Dec. 7

Ordained officers Olivia and Andrew Sweet, from the Trail Salvation Army Church, launched the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign on Friday. With heightened health orders announced the previous day, the Sweets advise the community that bell-ringers won’t be out until at least Dec. 7. There are, however, modified ways to donate this season such as through the Salvation Army website or locally at “tip tap” sites. Photos: Sheri Regnier
Career Development Services withdrew a proposed rezoning bylaw for a permanent shelter at 1506 Cedar Ave. Plans for a new shelter will go ahead, but CDS would like to have funding in place before moving forward. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Trail year-round homeless shelter put on hold

CDS application for rezoning of homeless shelter was cancelled before the third and final reading

Career Development Services withdrew a proposed rezoning bylaw for a permanent shelter at 1506 Cedar Ave. Plans for a new shelter will go ahead, but CDS would like to have funding in place before moving forward. Photo: Jim Bailey.
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Trail council tackles well upgrades, snow removal, ramp

Trail man’s efforts to get a wheelchair access ramp installed on Third Avenue runs into a roadblock

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Rotarians from the Trail Rotary Club brightened up the Columbia View Lodge courtyard with Christmas lights and decorations earlier this month, leaving a special message for residents: ‘The People of Trail are thinking of you’. Photo: Submitted.

Rotary lights up courtyard and brightens day at Trail seniors home

Rotary provided an early Christmas present for residents at Columbia View Lodge

Rotarians from the Trail Rotary Club brightened up the Columbia View Lodge courtyard with Christmas lights and decorations earlier this month, leaving a special message for residents: ‘The People of Trail are thinking of you’. Photo: Submitted.
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Stuff the Bus starts in downtown Trail on Friday

The fundraiser runs Friday and Saturday in Ferraro Foods parking lot

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Photo: Sheri Regnier

Unity is Strength

Local 480 donates $1,000 to Trail Salvation Army Christmas campaign

Photo: Sheri Regnier
Every year on Dec. 6, Canada observes National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The day commemorates the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre in 1989. To recognize this day, the City of Trail lights the bridge red. Photo: Trail Times

Trail advocates call attention to violence against women

“The 16 Days are an opportunity to unite with others,” saya Ann Godderis.

Every year on Dec. 6, Canada observes National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The day commemorates the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre in 1989. To recognize this day, the City of Trail lights the bridge red. Photo: Trail Times
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

West Trail road stretch closed for the winter

Nov. 7 main break and washout has the city shutting down a section of Green Avenue until the spring

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
The Company Store, circa 1926. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: The Company Store was part of the community

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

The Company Store, circa 1926. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Barb Johnson works to finish a piece that will be part of an online fundraiser for the Tuesday Morning Quilters. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Greater Trail quilters take their autumn sale online

Tuesday Morning Quilters turn to Facebook for their annual fundraiser

Barb Johnson works to finish a piece that will be part of an online fundraiser for the Tuesday Morning Quilters. Photo: Sheri Regnier
A coyote (not the one pictured) is reported to have chased a group of teenagers into a downtown Trail eatery on Saturday. Photo: Caleb Woods on Unsplash

Trail police report problem coyote

Wildlife is still active in the Trail area, including bears and coyotes

A coyote (not the one pictured) is reported to have chased a group of teenagers into a downtown Trail eatery on Saturday. Photo: Caleb Woods on Unsplash
Elevate Athletics bought the old Fields building and is now renovating the property. Photo: Jim Bailey

Elevate Athletics jumping to new site in downtown Trail

Elevate partners Andrew van der Ham and Dallas Calvin look forward to expanding space and membership

Elevate Athletics bought the old Fields building and is now renovating the property. Photo: Jim Bailey
Do not send money electronically or make payments to anyone over the telephone. Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash

Telephone fraudsters targeting Greater Trail

A local grandmother called the Trail Times to warn others about telephone scam artists

Do not send money electronically or make payments to anyone over the telephone. Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash