infrastructure

The Warfield pool will not open this summer due to hardship caused by the pandemic. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Warfield pool a no go this summer

Pool operations not feasible this summer because of coronavirus

The Warfield pool will not open this summer due to hardship caused by the pandemic. (Sheri Regnier photo)
(Photo by Anthony Rossbach on Unsplash)

Trail starts water conservation Monday

Restrictions part of municipal commitment to lower water demand

(Photo by Anthony Rossbach on Unsplash)
Work on West Trail hill grinds to a halt

Work on West Trail hill grinds to a halt

The job will wrap up once the equipment is repaired

Work on West Trail hill grinds to a halt
Photo shows work done on Glover Road in the fall of 2017. (Trail Times file photo)

Temporary closure of Glover Road starts Tuesday

City of Trail says the job should wrap up Wednesday

Photo shows work done on Glover Road in the fall of 2017. (Trail Times file photo)
(Black Press file photo)

Water main flushing in Waneta on Monday

Run your taps until the water clears.

(Black Press file photo)
(City of Trail image)

Road closure coming to West Trail block

Poor weather delayed this project earlier in the year

(City of Trail image)
The Trail Regional Airport is a critical point of service for medivac flights in and out of the West Kootenay, especially during this time of pandemic. (City of Trail photo)

Trail airport weathering pandemic storm

Commercial flights are not landing, but medivac, private planes are

The Trail Regional Airport is a critical point of service for medivac flights in and out of the West Kootenay, especially during this time of pandemic. (City of Trail photo)
In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)

Blasting through the West Kootenay

80 years ago; ‘Pretty near all the people from Fruitvale were working on it’

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)
In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)

Blasting through to the Beaver Valley

80 years ago; ‘Pretty near all the people from Fruitvale were working on it’

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)
Wipes are not flushable. (Photo by Christine Sandu on Unsplash)

RDKB: Flushed wipes wreak havoc

Sewer systems are built to handle only human waste and toilet paper.

Wipes are not flushable. (Photo by Christine Sandu on Unsplash)
The City of Trail will rebuild the tennis and pickleball courts in Butler Park (seen here when the pickleball courts were new, as well as with the current cracks) with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

Fixes coming for Butler Park raquet courts

City of Trail receives $135,000 from Columbia Basin Trust

The City of Trail will rebuild the tennis and pickleball courts in Butler Park (seen here when the pickleball courts were new, as well as with the current cracks) with support from Columbia Basin Trust.
Trail Times file photo

Trail task force receives funds for harm reduction, wellness

$7,200 provincial grant comes from the Community Action Initiative

Trail Times file photo
(Jim Bailey photo)

Trail trims trees

Work is underway in East Trail this week

  • Mar 13, 2020
(Jim Bailey photo)
RDKB staff collect sample of treated effluent from the Columbia Pollution Control Centre for analysis. (RDKB photo)

Provincial approval key to RDKB’s $46M grant application

Approval letter key to $46 million grant application for sewage treatment plant upgrades

RDKB staff collect sample of treated effluent from the Columbia Pollution Control Centre for analysis. (RDKB photo)
Work on 9th Avenue in Montrose is expected to start later this spring. (Photo by Paolo Chiabrando on Unsplash)

Montrose awards $545,000 construction contract

Village says infrastructure and the road along this block are old and in poor condition

Work on 9th Avenue in Montrose is expected to start later this spring. (Photo by Paolo Chiabrando on Unsplash)
The City of Trail has taken first steps to decommission dams at Violin Lake and Cambridge Creek. (Photo submitted)

Trail takes first steps to decommission old upland dam

New requirements have greatly increased the compliance costs with dam safety regulations

The City of Trail has taken first steps to decommission dams at Violin Lake and Cambridge Creek. (Photo submitted)
RDKB submits second request for treatment plant funding

RDKB submits second request for treatment plant funding

Cost for sewer treatment plant modernization rises to $63M

RDKB submits second request for treatment plant funding