infrastructure

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
Kays Contracting started work on the Green Ave. Infrastructure Project the first week of August. Photo: Jim Bailey

West Trail roadwork resumes after gas main break

The delay pushed the estimated completion date of the Green Ave. project to late fall

Kays Contracting started work on the Green Ave. Infrastructure Project the first week of August. Photo: Jim Bailey
A new child care facility will be built on Kootenay Avenue, Tadanac.

Teck transfers land to City of Trail

Consolidation of properties is meant to enhance layout for the upcoming childcare centre.

A new child care facility will be built on Kootenay Avenue, Tadanac.
Work is underway in the old library space at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: City of Trail

Trail to update old library space with $672,000 grant

The space has been vacant since the public library moved south to the Riverfront Centre in 2018

Work is underway in the old library space at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: City of Trail
The funds will go towards integrating their Active Transportation Plan into their Official Community Plan (OCP). File photo.

Rossland recipient of active transportation grant

The $20,000 provincial grant is aimed at getting residents more active

The funds will go towards integrating their Active Transportation Plan into their Official Community Plan (OCP). File photo.
A Dairy Queen Grill and Chill restaurant will be coming to the empty lot on Victoria Street where the Union Hotel once stood. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Dairy Queen coming to downtown Trail

The new Victoria Street build is expected to be complete in spring next year

A Dairy Queen Grill and Chill restaurant will be coming to the empty lot on Victoria Street where the Union Hotel once stood. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Visitors to Waneta Plaza can read about the Violin Lake Dam decommissioning project and see models of the area affected in the mall’s centre court. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Contract awarded for takedown of Trail dams

Project involves removal of 3 earthen dams, one concrete core dam, and restoring 30.6 H of wetlands

Visitors to Waneta Plaza can read about the Violin Lake Dam decommissioning project and see models of the area affected in the mall’s centre court. Photo: Sheri Regnier
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

Council awards contract for West Trail road rebuild

Kays Contracting, an excavating company based in Nelson, was the lowest of three bids.

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 city asks drivers to follow traffic control measures and to watch for working crews. Image: City of Trail

Traffic delays expected in Trail Gulch next week

Crews will be repairing manholes along Rossland Avenue

The city asks drivers to follow traffic control measures and to watch for working crews. Image: City of Trail
Trail's new Butler Park pickleball and tennis court is drawing a lot of interest since opening last week.

Resurfacing complete at Trail courts, tennis anyone?

The Butler Park tennis and pickleball courts are ready for play with a new and expanded look

Trail's new Butler Park pickleball and tennis court is drawing a lot of interest since opening last week.
A wildfire is burning in West Trail. Photo: Jim Bailey

Crews mop-up after Sunday wildfire in Trail

A new record high of 39.6 C was set on Saturday, June 26

A wildfire is burning in West Trail. Photo: Jim Bailey
Angel Air Care Air at KBRH, L-R: Dan Ashman, AM Ford owner driver; Kim Kostuik; patient from Cranbrook; Lisa Pasin, City of Trail mayor and Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: City of Trail

Kootenay flight charities seamlessly connect patient to medical care

Angel Flight East Kootenay and Angel Flight West Kootenay offer free flight medical services

Angel Air Care Air at KBRH, L-R: Dan Ashman, AM Ford owner driver; Kim Kostuik; patient from Cranbrook; Lisa Pasin, City of Trail mayor and Director of Development KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: City of Trail
Clarice Tuai, seen in front of the ‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ exhibit, is a summer student for the Trail museum/visitors centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail museum invites everyone to visit new Doukhobor exhibit

‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ runs until October 1

Clarice Tuai, seen in front of the ‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ exhibit, is a summer student for the Trail museum/visitors centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier