City of Trail

Student-nurse Kendra Waterstreet administers the Pfizer vaccine to Litia Fleming at the Waneta Plaza vaccination clinic in the old Zellers buiding. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail vaccination clinic readies for adults age 40+

B.C.’s state of emergency is extended through the end of day on May 25

 

For something a little different this week, Trail Blazers is featuring an historical image from the Kootenay Boundary. This rough and tumble photo shows the Forshaw Ranch near Phoenix, B.C, circa 1914. Photo Credit: Boundary Heritage Facebook Page (via Grand Forks Gazette)

Trail Blazers: Home, home on the range

Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature

 

“Loving others can take many forms, but in our given circumstances it would seem logical to think that loving action would mean attempting to keep others safe,” writes Marie Skinner. Photo: Drew Beamer on Unsplash

Trail United Church shares message to ‘Love One Another’

“We agree that the ability to practice our faith during this time is very important …”

  • May 13, 2021
“Loving others can take many forms, but in our given circumstances it would seem logical to think that loving action would mean attempting to keep others safe,” writes Marie Skinner. Photo: Drew Beamer on Unsplash
The Period Promise Campaign has generated 1.2 million donated menstrual products from 2017 to 2020. Photo: United Way

United Way Period Promise Campaign underway

Financial donations go towards the United Way branch where the dollars are donated

The Period Promise Campaign has generated 1.2 million donated menstrual products from 2017 to 2020. Photo: United Way
Photo of handguns and illicit drugs Trail RCMP reported to have seized from a Trail man on Sunday. Photo: Trail RCMP

Drugs and guns seized from Trail man

A call came into the detachment that a man was asleep behind the wheel

Photo of handguns and illicit drugs Trail RCMP reported to have seized from a Trail man on Sunday. Photo: Trail RCMP
The Trail RCMP is sharing a warning that originated with the Nova Scotia RCMP regarding an online sexual exploitation scam targeting youth. Photo: Mohammad Metri on Unsplash

Trail RCMP warn of digital sexploitation scheme targeting youth

Police want to get the message out to victims that you are not alone.

The Trail RCMP is sharing a warning that originated with the Nova Scotia RCMP regarding an online sexual exploitation scam targeting youth. Photo: Mohammad Metri on Unsplash
The newly crowned Miss Trail Jasmine Smith (right) and Miss Trail Princess Gracie Bobbitt. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Meet Miss Trail and Miss Trail Princess!

COVID cancelled the 2020 programme, the 2021 pageant livestreamed Friday night

The newly crowned Miss Trail Jasmine Smith (right) and Miss Trail Princess Gracie Bobbitt. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The City of Trail flusher truck started cleaning the alleys last week. Photo: Jim Bailey

City of Trail begins initiative to clean downtown core

Trail is sending advocacy letters to various federal and provincial government ministries

The City of Trail flusher truck started cleaning the alleys last week. Photo: Jim Bailey
Photo: Jim Bailey

Let there be light!

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Photo: Jim Bailey
Photo: Unsplash

Trail cops called to COVID contraventions

The RCMP remind the public that outdoor gatherings are limited to 10 people

Photo: Unsplash
Police are cautioning drivers to keep a sharp eye on the road after a Fruitvale man hit and killed an elk along Highway 2A near Trail. The driver was reported to be uninjured, though the car was significantly damaged. Photo: Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Heads up for wildlife warn police after crash with elk on West Kootenay highway

The accident happened in the early morning hours of April 30

Police are cautioning drivers to keep a sharp eye on the road after a Fruitvale man hit and killed an elk along Highway 2A near Trail. The driver was reported to be uninjured, though the car was significantly damaged. Photo: Nick Fewings on Unsplash
“Mothers are God’s gift to us.” Photo: Amy Shamblen/Unsplash

Happy Mother’s Day

Message from Shirley Racette of the Fruitvale Christian Fellowship

  • May 9, 2021
“Mothers are God’s gift to us.” Photo: Amy Shamblen/Unsplash
Entrance to the Saturday market will be at Bay Avenue and Helena Street. The exit will be at the north end of the Esplanade on Eldorado Street. This pedestrian traffic measure, as well as handwashing and mandatory face masks, will be in place to meet provincial pandemic orders. Photo: Trail Community in Bloom

Farmers market returns Saturday in a new downtown Trail locale

The market opens May 8, and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along the City of Trail riverfront

Entrance to the Saturday market will be at Bay Avenue and Helena Street. The exit will be at the north end of the Esplanade on Eldorado Street. This pedestrian traffic measure, as well as handwashing and mandatory face masks, will be in place to meet provincial pandemic orders. Photo: Trail Community in Bloom
The Trail ambassador candidates are taking their talents to the stage Friday night, with the showcase culminating in the crowning of a new Miss Trail, Miss Trail Princess and Miss Congeniality. Photo: Trail Ambassador Programme

Miss Trail 2021 will be crowned Friday night

After the 2020 pageant was cancelled, seven candidates remained for this year’s event

The Trail ambassador candidates are taking their talents to the stage Friday night, with the showcase culminating in the crowning of a new Miss Trail, Miss Trail Princess and Miss Congeniality. Photo: Trail Ambassador Programme
Car rinse in Warfield circa 1966. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Who remembers this blast from the past?

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

Car rinse in Warfield circa 1966. Photo: Trail Historical Society
TLC’s Fort Shepherd Conservancy Area has re-opened for the season for limited recreational use including fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking. Visitors are asked to remain on existing trails to limit impact to restoration activities and scientific studies. Photo: Submitted

Fort Shepherd opens; conservancy studies underway

Visitors asked to remain on existing trails to limit impact to restoration and scientific studies

TLC’s Fort Shepherd Conservancy Area has re-opened for the season for limited recreational use including fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking. Visitors are asked to remain on existing trails to limit impact to restoration activities and scientific studies. Photo: Submitted
Located outside of Trail FAIR on Columbia Avenue, a 12-by-12-foot enclosed gazebo is bringing visibility to Indigenous culture in the community. Photo: Submitted

New space created in Trail to host inclusive ceremonies and practices

Gazebo designed and constructed by Ron Sorenson of Lone Rock Contracting with culture in mind

  • May 6, 2021
Located outside of Trail FAIR on Columbia Avenue, a 12-by-12-foot enclosed gazebo is bringing visibility to Indigenous culture in the community. Photo: Submitted
Trail police provided an April 6 media update on the case. Photo: Trail Times

Trail RCMP identify suspicious truck

The pickup was reported to be fitted with police-like lights on the grill

Trail police provided an April 6 media update on the case. Photo: Trail Times
Photos: Ron Wilson

Nesting in the Silver City

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Photos: Ron Wilson