infrastructure

The RDKB is sending a letter to the province requesting it fund the infrastructure to install cell towers along the Paulson Pass on Hwy 3 as well as Hwy 33. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Board advocates for cell service on Paulson, Highway 33

Traffic expected to exponentially increase on Hwys 3 and 33 due to closure of Highways 1 and 5

 

Photo: Jim Bailey

A ‘Trail’ of bright lights

If you have a recent photo to share with readers email it large-size to editor@trailtimes.ca

 

Chris Rhodes captured several photos of the Elder Trail - and the hovering helicopters - during a Monday afternoon hike. Photo: Chris Rhodes Sr.

Photo: FortisBC begins work to replace power lines above West Trail

Helicopters will be used and there will be some traffic disruption

 

An architectural rendering of proposed senior development near Birchwood Drive in Trail.

Five storey seniors development proposed for Trail

Senior development to go to public hearing at next council on Dec. 13

An architectural rendering of proposed senior development near Birchwood Drive in Trail.
Council members made a motion to remove from consideration Option 2 of the downtown transit exchange - in front of Pharmasave and behind Ferraro Foods.

Trail council redefines transit exchange location

The new exchange is designed to improve the space needed for buses and enhance passenger amenities

Council members made a motion to remove from consideration Option 2 of the downtown transit exchange - in front of Pharmasave and behind Ferraro Foods.
The 2022 Trail Museum and Archives archival calendar has hit the shelves. Featuring photos from its collection, this popular initiative is a useful gift year-round. Pick up your copy, $20 plus tax, at the gift shop in the Trail Riverfront Centre. Photo: Trail.ca

City of Trail launches new website, archival calendar

Re-subscribing to eNews is required via the new website

The 2022 Trail Museum and Archives archival calendar has hit the shelves. Featuring photos from its collection, this popular initiative is a useful gift year-round. Pick up your copy, $20 plus tax, at the gift shop in the Trail Riverfront Centre. Photo: Trail.ca
Wood strewn on the dried bed of Violin Lake. Photo: Submitted

Wildlife advocates sound alarm over Trail dam decommissioning and land remediation

Cambridge reservoir and Violin Lake dam used as a drinking water source for Trail until 1994.

Wood strewn on the dried bed of Violin Lake. Photo: Submitted
Montrose completed remedial work near the sewer plant after a bank began to slough in 2018. Photo: Submitted

Montrose council awards $2M+ infrastructure contract

Work is expected to wrap up by late March 2023.

Montrose completed remedial work near the sewer plant after a bank began to slough in 2018. Photo: Submitted
Paving of Iris Crescent, 2019. Photo: Trail Times

Heads up: Paving starts on Trail roads this week

Crews are slated to begin in West Trail, move east then finish up in Glenmerry

Paving of Iris Crescent, 2019. Photo: Trail Times
L-R: Glenn Wallace and Keith Smyth are volunteering their time to cover graffiti defacement in memory of their friend Ev Cross, Trail’s founding “Graffiti Granny.” Photo: Lynn Callender

Graffiti grandpas?

Volunteers are stepping up in memory of Ev Cross, Trail’s OG “Graffiti Granny”

L-R: Glenn Wallace and Keith Smyth are volunteering their time to cover graffiti defacement in memory of their friend Ev Cross, Trail’s founding “Graffiti Granny.” Photo: Lynn Callender
The Victoria Street Bridge connects Trail’s eastside to its westside. Photo: City of Trail HO/Lower Columbia Tourism

Expect a traffic delay at Trail bridge this week

Annual light inspection will be underway Nov. 2 and Nov. 3

The Victoria Street Bridge connects Trail’s eastside to its westside. Photo: City of Trail HO/Lower Columbia Tourism
The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

3,400 kilometres of cable bringing high-speed internet to B.C. coast

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Earlier this week, city workers brought in the ‘breaker,’ a new attachment for the bobcat. Photo: Jim Bailey

Servicing a Silver City Sidewalk

Broken tiles on Cedar Avenue being replaced with a concrete finish

Earlier this week, city workers brought in the ‘breaker,’ a new attachment for the bobcat. Photo: Jim Bailey
Piles of dirt sit atop the expanse of grass in Centennial Park. Photo: Sheri Regnier

$96,000 irrigation job underway in Trail park

Lower Centennial Park is a 1.2-hectare green space located in Glenmerry

Piles of dirt sit atop the expanse of grass in Centennial Park. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Trail council poo-pooed Gyro Park and asked city staff to further review possible locations for an off-leash dog park. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail GOC asks for further review of off-leash dog park location

Residents voted Gyro Park as their top choice for a dog park, but Trail GOC has reservations

Trail council poo-pooed Gyro Park and asked city staff to further review possible locations for an off-leash dog park. Photo: Jim Bailey
The city’s Trisha Davison advises that Trail will adhere to all public health orders.

Trail clarifies where proof of vaccination is needed

Vaccine requirements for spectators at non-ticketed events is still being clarified.

The city’s Trisha Davison advises that Trail will adhere to all public health orders.
Vaccine passports are required to use the gym in the Trail aquatic centre. Details will be forthcoming regarding rules around use of the city’s pools. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail advises proof of COVID vaccine required for certain services

Province orders all people born in 2009 or earlier must be fully vaccinated by Oct. 24.

Vaccine passports are required to use the gym in the Trail aquatic centre. Details will be forthcoming regarding rules around use of the city’s pools. Photo: Sheri Regnier
L-R: Steven Ryder, Coun. Bert Kniss, Mayor Steven Morissette, Brian Ryder and Coun. Bill Wenman. Photo: Submitted

$50,000 donation honours father and will bring Fruitvale community together

The Ryder family legacy began in 1965 when Brian and his wife Ruth landed in Fruitvale.

L-R: Steven Ryder, Coun. Bert Kniss, Mayor Steven Morissette, Brian Ryder and Coun. Bill Wenman. Photo: Submitted
Stoney Creek Road near rail crossings in the Tadanac area will be closed to vehicles on Wednesday, Sept. 15. Photo: Benjamin Wagner/Unsplash

Stoney Creek Road on the outskirts of Trail closed to vehicles on Wednesday

This road provides access to Tadanac; pedestrian crossing will be available

Stoney Creek Road near rail crossings in the Tadanac area will be closed to vehicles on Wednesday, Sept. 15. Photo: Benjamin Wagner/Unsplash
The Midtown Affordable Housing and City Hall project broke ground earlier this summer and will see a 37-unit, four-storey building constructed in downtown Rossland. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland receives grant to improve development permitting process

Rossland will receive $175,000 grant to get assistance to better support development and growth

The Midtown Affordable Housing and City Hall project broke ground earlier this summer and will see a 37-unit, four-storey building constructed in downtown Rossland. Photo: Jim Bailey