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Photo: Carl Heyerdahl on Unsplash

Kootenay angler winner

Grand prize draw to be held in June 2021

Photo: Carl Heyerdahl on Unsplash
2020 has been a good year for the Kootenay real estate market. Photo: File

Kootenay real estate market remains robust

Kootenay housing sales up 65 per cent compared to October 2019

2020 has been a good year for the Kootenay real estate market. Photo: File
Wolverine in the wild. Photo: Gordon MacPherson KO

Wolverine research in the Kootenays boosted by citizen science

The project relies on citizen science observations collected online at Wolverine Watch platform

Wolverine in the wild. Photo: Gordon MacPherson KO
Photo: KootenayGalleryGifts.com

Shop locally,virtually in the Kootenays this holiday season

Kootenay Gallery of Art is offering Christmas at the Gallery

Photo: KootenayGalleryGifts.com
Sly Violet features Sly Boston (drums) and Violet Clarke (guitar, harmonica, keyboard, vocals). Photo: Submitted

Salmo band launches music video series

‘Sly Violet’ filmed the serioes in the British Columbia wildlands

Sly Violet features Sly Boston (drums) and Violet Clarke (guitar, harmonica, keyboard, vocals). Photo: Submitted
Quintessential photo of Canadiana by Guillaume Jaillet on Unsplash.

Kootenay councillor re-elected to FCM board

As the national voice of local governments, FCM plays a critical role in supporting municipalities

Quintessential photo of Canadiana by Guillaume Jaillet on Unsplash.
L-R: Terry Jones, Woodbury Resort owner; Jan Thomas, September winner; Tim Rutherglen, West Arm Outdoors Club; and Scott Girdwood, Woodbury Resort Technician. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Lake anglers report a Woodbury win

The grand prize draw will be held in June 2021.

L-R: Terry Jones, Woodbury Resort owner; Jan Thomas, September winner; Tim Rutherglen, West Arm Outdoors Club; and Scott Girdwood, Woodbury Resort Technician. Photo: Submitted
A glimpse of some of the 480 (approx) cars written off as a result of the acid spills along the Trail highway in 2018. Photo: Trail Times

2 years after huge highway acid spill, Kootenay Ford dealer’s frustration grows with ICBC

Trail AM Ford owner Dan Ashman says he just wants fair compensation from ICBC

A glimpse of some of the 480 (approx) cars written off as a result of the acid spills along the Trail highway in 2018. Photo: Trail Times
A glimpse of some of the 480 (approx) cars written off as a result of the acid spills along the Trail highway in 2018. Photo: Trail Times

Trail Ford dealer’s frustration grows with ICBC

Trail AM Ford owner Dan Ashman says he just wants fair compensation from ICBC

A glimpse of some of the 480 (approx) cars written off as a result of the acid spills along the Trail highway in 2018. Photo: Trail Times
Bats in B.C. help control agricultural and forest pests, as well as mosquitoes. Photo: Submitted

Bat Week soon lands – go to bat for bats!

Watch the Kootenay Community Bat Project Facebook page to learn about bats

Bats in B.C. help control agricultural and forest pests, as well as mosquitoes. Photo: Submitted
One of the 54 families receiving fresh, local vegetables delivery each week with Farms to Friends. Photo: WK EcoSociety

West Kootenay Farms to Friends extends to end of December

Volunteers delivering fresh local produce every week to low income families and seniors

One of the 54 families receiving fresh, local vegetables delivery each week with Farms to Friends. Photo: WK EcoSociety
(Photo by Adam Winger on Unsplash)

Support Kootenay #ShopLocal gift certificate program

Program targets the changing business environment due to COVID-19

  • Oct 7, 2020
(Photo by Adam Winger on Unsplash)
Letters can be sent to editor@trailtimes.ca. (Black Press file)

‘Til we meet again

Letter to the Editor from Kevin Gay

  • Oct 2, 2020
Letters can be sent to editor@trailtimes.ca. (Black Press file)
Mary Gay keeps this coin collection can beside her bed showing Bryan, her son who went missing in Alaska 20 years ago. Back then, to help raise money for family searches, one of Bryan’s heartbroken friends made up cans with this photo on it and placed them at the tills of local businesses. Turn to Page 5 for a letter from Kevin Gay. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Never forgotten: Kootenay man still missing after 20 years

Bryan Gay disappeared in Skagway Alaska Sept. 26, 2000

Mary Gay keeps this coin collection can beside her bed showing Bryan, her son who went missing in Alaska 20 years ago. Back then, to help raise money for family searches, one of Bryan’s heartbroken friends made up cans with this photo on it and placed them at the tills of local businesses. Turn to Page 5 for a letter from Kevin Gay. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Mary Gay keeps this coin collection can beside her bed showing Bryan, her son who went missing in Alaska 20 years ago. Back then, to help raise money for family searches, one of Bryan’s heartbroken friends made up cans with this photo on it and placed them at the tills of local businesses. Turn to Page 5 for a letter from Kevin Gay. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Never forgotten: Kootenay man still missing after 20 years

Bryan Gay disappeared in Skagway Alaska Sept. 26, 2000

Mary Gay keeps this coin collection can beside her bed showing Bryan, her son who went missing in Alaska 20 years ago. Back then, to help raise money for family searches, one of Bryan’s heartbroken friends made up cans with this photo on it and placed them at the tills of local businesses. Turn to Page 5 for a letter from Kevin Gay. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Gordie Grunerud, West Arm Outdoors Club/ Program Manager (left) presents August winner Dale Roberts with his $1,000 prize (middle) along with Cam Muir, Manager, Crawford Bay Market. (Submitted photo)

Excitement grows over fall fishing in Kootenay Lake

As the lake begins to cool rainbow trout move towards the surface and become very active.

Gordie Grunerud, West Arm Outdoors Club/ Program Manager (left) presents August winner Dale Roberts with his $1,000 prize (middle) along with Cam Muir, Manager, Crawford Bay Market. (Submitted photo)
Walking in an old growth forest near Giveout Creek. (West Kootenay Ecosociety photo)

West Kootenay EcoSociety ‘cautiously optimistic’

EcoSociety statements follows the provincial report on old growth forests

  • Sep 18, 2020
Walking in an old growth forest near Giveout Creek. (West Kootenay Ecosociety photo)
MP reflects on cycling trip across the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding

MP reflects on cycling trip across the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding

Riding ride lives up to its expectations—good conversations, great weather and stunning scenery

MP reflects on cycling trip across the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding
Local residents say a favourite local beach was swamped with out-of-towners on the August long weekend. Here the back end of a recreational trailer can be seen parked just a few feet from the water’s edge. (Submitted photo)

Residents fume as out-of-town visitors monopolize Arrow Lakes beaches

“People are starting to get really angry … there are more campers and it’s causing more problems.”

Local residents say a favourite local beach was swamped with out-of-towners on the August long weekend. Here the back end of a recreational trailer can be seen parked just a few feet from the water’s edge. (Submitted photo)
Sean Smillie has been hired as the new executive director for KAST, effective Sept. 1. (KAST photo)

New leader for Kootenay tech association

KAST is a recognized leader in regional economic development through technology and innovation

Sean Smillie has been hired as the new executive director for KAST, effective Sept. 1. (KAST photo)