Kootenay Boundary Regional District

No Frills

No Frills staff carries on legacy fundraiser for cancer care at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Buy a daisy at Kurtis’ No Frills starting March 9, enter draw for prizes and gift certificates

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Scott Daniels shares a kind action by an unknown person wherein he/she left a clean blanket (packaged) under the Trail bridge a few days ago. Photos: Scott Daniel

Thinking about others in Trail on these coldest days of winter

Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser to help the homeless goes Saturday virtually in Trail

Scott Daniels shares a kind action by an unknown person wherein he/she left a clean blanket (packaged) under the Trail bridge a few days ago. Photos: Scott Daniel
Photo: Trail Times

Kitchen fire sends one to Trail hospital

Kootenay Boundary fire department reports 2 people were treated for smoke inhalation

Photo: Trail Times
Loriana Gilchrist doesn’t say if she felt she was being watched during a snowshoe up to Deer Park Mountain on Sunday, but she did look up in time to catch the skies keeping an “eye” on the beautiful West Kootenay range. Photo: Loriana Gilchrist

Eye in the Sky

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Loriana Gilchrist doesn’t say if she felt she was being watched during a snowshoe up to Deer Park Mountain on Sunday, but she did look up in time to catch the skies keeping an “eye” on the beautiful West Kootenay range. Photo: Loriana Gilchrist
Brenda Haley shares these fantastic views taken during a snowshoe trek in the Kootenay Pass on Sunday, Jan. 24. Photos: Brenda Haley

Extreme cold warning for the West Kootenay

Frigid temperatures expected this week, following a mild and sodden January

Brenda Haley shares these fantastic views taken during a snowshoe trek in the Kootenay Pass on Sunday, Jan. 24. Photos: Brenda Haley
Trail Firefighters Local 941 spend Sept. 21 doing confined space training. All members are trained in confined space rescue. This training allows them to safely remove a worker that is injured in a confined space. Photo: Twitter @TrailFire941

Pandemic results in fewer calls for Kootenay Boundary fire service

“Overall call volumes are down in 2020 in direct correlation to reduced activity in our communities.”

Trail Firefighters Local 941 spend Sept. 21 doing confined space training. All members are trained in confined space rescue. This training allows them to safely remove a worker that is injured in a confined space. Photo: Twitter @TrailFire941
Allan Johnson won $75,000 from a Bingo Multiplier Scratch & Win ticket. Photo: Submitted

Genelle man scores $75,000 on ‘Scratch & Win’ ticket

“I thought the machine was falling off the table!”

Allan Johnson won $75,000 from a Bingo Multiplier Scratch & Win ticket. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Libby Weaver

What a hoot …

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Photo: Libby Weaver
Photo: Trail Times

First responders called to accident scene near Genelle

Vehicle occupants were in the care of BC Ambulance attendants

Photo: Trail Times
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Driver taken to hospital after hitting ditch near Genelle

Kootenay Boundary first responders attend single vehicle accident, RCMP investigate

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Big White firefighters follow a century-long tradition of using human power to push their new apparatus into its fire station bay. The one-of-a-kind Ladder 311 is ready for deployment to fight structural fires at Big White. Photo: Andrew Jay

New ladder truck for Big White fire department

The new RDKB workhorse is the product of five years’ work

Big White firefighters follow a century-long tradition of using human power to push their new apparatus into its fire station bay. The one-of-a-kind Ladder 311 is ready for deployment to fight structural fires at Big White. Photo: Andrew Jay
Photo: Raymond Thomas

What you see …

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Photo: Raymond Thomas
A crew of 8 regional firefighters attended a house fire in Fruitvale on Friday. Photo: Trail Times

Friday house fire in Fruitvale

Three firefighters from Station 374 Trail attended; 2 from Montrose; 3 from Fruitvale

A crew of 8 regional firefighters attended a house fire in Fruitvale on Friday. Photo: Trail Times
The statistics related to wildlife collisions in B.C. are sobering. Photo: Unsplash

Preventing wildlife collisions in British Columbia

A cost that cannot be calculated is the value and significance of all living things

The statistics related to wildlife collisions in B.C. are sobering. Photo: Unsplash
The RDKB is highlighting decisions made over the last two months of 2020. In Trail, the regional district runs from an office on Rossland Avenue. Photo: Jim Bailey

Year-end highlights at the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary

The next board meeting is Jan. 13 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom.

The RDKB is highlighting decisions made over the last two months of 2020. In Trail, the regional district runs from an office on Rossland Avenue. Photo: Jim Bailey
Violinist Carolyn Cameron with piano accompaniment by Nina Horvath. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay friends rally for nursing student newcomer

The goal of the evening was to provide tuition for Tibetan refugee Lobsang Dolma

Violinist Carolyn Cameron with piano accompaniment by Nina Horvath. Photo: Submitted
Rossland Arena Society (RAS) and the City of Rossland received funding from the Le Roi Community Foundation to support the conversion of the arena lounge into a multi-use inclusive community space to accommodate a variety of group interests including physically distanced programming for arts, culture and recreation. L-R: Alex Forshaw, RAS volunteer; and Suzanne Belanger, RAS secretary. Photo: Submitted

Le Roi Foundation announces COVID-19 grants

$87,825 in COVID-19 relief funding was awarded to local organizations

Rossland Arena Society (RAS) and the City of Rossland received funding from the Le Roi Community Foundation to support the conversion of the arena lounge into a multi-use inclusive community space to accommodate a variety of group interests including physically distanced programming for arts, culture and recreation. L-R: Alex Forshaw, RAS volunteer; and Suzanne Belanger, RAS secretary. Photo: Submitted
The RDKB program is funded by FortisBC through its own BUILTbetter program. Photo: Jesse Orrico on Unsplash

Kootenay Boundary regional district launches Build Energy Smart program

New building energy codes becoming mandatory in 2022

The RDKB program is funded by FortisBC through its own BUILTbetter program. Photo: Jesse Orrico on Unsplash
Photo: Kate Hliznitsova on Unsplash

Trail FAIR; Domestic violence and abuse services available

Staff are always there to listen, provide information and help create a safety plan

Photo: Kate Hliznitsova on Unsplash
Vases of red roses will be placed in remembrance at several locations in Trail on Monday. Photo: Jamie Street

Trail bridge goes red on Sunday to honour national remembrance

Every night in Canada over 3,400 women and their children are in shelters trying to escape violence

Vases of red roses will be placed in remembrance at several locations in Trail on Monday. Photo: Jamie Street