Letter to the Editor

“Today it is seldom remembered but the valor of our Canadian veterans shines brightly with the people of South Korea who have not forgotten the 516 Canadian service men who died defending their country,” writes Guy Black. Photo: Unsplash

Letter: In 2022 our veterans will not be forgotten

Letter to the Editor from Guy Black

  • Jan 2, 2022
“Today it is seldom remembered but the valor of our Canadian veterans shines brightly with the people of South Korea who have not forgotten the 516 Canadian service men who died defending their country,” writes Guy Black. Photo: Unsplash
B.C. Seniors’ Advocate Isobel Mackenzie asks every British Columbian to continue to follow the public heath guidelines to protect vulnerable seniors. Photo: B.C. government

B.C. public health guidelines protect vulnerable seniors

Letter from Isobel Mackenzie, B.C. Seniors Advocate

  • Dec 30, 2021
B.C. Seniors’ Advocate Isobel Mackenzie asks every British Columbian to continue to follow the public heath guidelines to protect vulnerable seniors. Photo: B.C. government
Interior Health medical health officer Dr. Silvina Mema. Photo: Submitted

Interior Health; Stay safe as COVID cases rise

Letter from Dr. Silvina Mema

  • Dec 30, 2021
Interior Health medical health officer Dr. Silvina Mema. Photo: Submitted
“If you would like to organize a small discussion group, CCL can help you get started,” Robinson writes.Photo: Unsplash

Looking for a West Kootenay climate discussion resource?

Letter to the Editor from Ron Robinson of Nelson

  • Dec 17, 2021
“If you would like to organize a small discussion group, CCL can help you get started,” Robinson writes.Photo: Unsplash
The Tattoo will feature 400+ performers including First Nations, massed pipes and drums, precision drills, highland and ethnic dancers and more. Photo: Submitted

Okanagan Military Tattoo returns this summer

Phone 250.549.2123 or toll free 1.866.311.1011 or go online to ticketseller.ca.

  • Dec 17, 2021
The Tattoo will feature 400+ performers including First Nations, massed pipes and drums, precision drills, highland and ethnic dancers and more. Photo: Submitted
The revolving door refers to the scenario that arrested suspects can be quickly released on bail (or no bail) after they’ve been processed into the system. Photo: Unsplash

Letter: Rules of law differ on 3 levels

Send letters to editor@trailtimes.ca

  • Dec 14, 2021
The revolving door refers to the scenario that arrested suspects can be quickly released on bail (or no bail) after they’ve been processed into the system. Photo: Unsplash
Reader is hoping for a lot of locals to participate in the free educational series via Zoom by Ryan Dowd. Photo: Unsplash

‘Respect and Connect’ will benefit the Greater Trail community

Letter to the Editor from RaNae Nicholls

  • Dec 7, 2021
Reader is hoping for a lot of locals to participate in the free educational series via Zoom by Ryan Dowd. Photo: Unsplash
Through photosynthesis, plants use CO2 from the atmosphere, water from the ground, and energy from the sun to create sugars used for growth and fuel. Photo: Nagy Arnold/Unsplash

Leave plant food alone

Letter to the Editor from Warren Watson

  • Nov 28, 2021
Through photosynthesis, plants use CO2 from the atmosphere, water from the ground, and energy from the sun to create sugars used for growth and fuel. Photo: Nagy Arnold/Unsplash
“There is a distinct border around community, that line is the line of marginalization,” writes Austin Hager.

Natural disasters in B.C., and the opiate epidemic

Letter to the Editor from Austin Hager

  • Nov 25, 2021
“There is a distinct border around community, that line is the line of marginalization,” writes Austin Hager.
“ … workers, businesses, and communities are left in a vacuum of uncertainty awaiting details on potentially false promises by government,” writes Bob Brash. Photo: Zetong Li/Unsplash

What specifically will replace family supporting jobs B.C. is eliminating?

Letter to the Editor from Bob Brash

  • Nov 23, 2021
“ … workers, businesses, and communities are left in a vacuum of uncertainty awaiting details on potentially false promises by government,” writes Bob Brash. Photo: Zetong Li/Unsplash
“A more informed population is needed, not more stigma and blame,” writes Marie Skinner. Photo: Hanna Morris/Unsplash

‘Not afraid at all,’ writes Trail leader about the city’s downtown

Letter to the Editor from Marie Skinner

  • Nov 16, 2021
“A more informed population is needed, not more stigma and blame,” writes Marie Skinner. Photo: Hanna Morris/Unsplash
“As a society, we need to provide these individuals with every opportunity to change their lives for the better,” writes Dan Deresh. Photo: Jon Tyson/Unsplash

No easy answers to addiction and homelessness in Trail

Letter to the Editor from Dan Deresh

  • Nov 16, 2021
“As a society, we need to provide these individuals with every opportunity to change their lives for the better,” writes Dan Deresh. Photo: Jon Tyson/Unsplash
Send letters to editor@trailtimes.ca. Photo: File

Unease with moving community kitchen to downtown Trail

Letter from Virginia Clover of Warfield

  • Nov 10, 2021
Send letters to editor@trailtimes.ca. Photo: File
“As we emerge from almost two years of COVID, the Platinum Jubilee celebrations should be able to lighten the mood and remind all British Columbians of our home and heritage.” Photo: Mark de Jong/Unsplash

Plans lacking in Canada for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Letter from Derek Hall of Vernon

  • Nov 4, 2021
“As we emerge from almost two years of COVID, the Platinum Jubilee celebrations should be able to lighten the mood and remind all British Columbians of our home and heritage.” Photo: Mark de Jong/Unsplash
Writer recounts moving to Trail in 1999 and the changes seen in the city since. Photo: Unsplash

Response to Trail Times letter, “I no longer feel safe going downtown alone”

“My family and I had moved from Creston to Trail for work and business reasons.”

  • Nov 4, 2021
Writer recounts moving to Trail in 1999 and the changes seen in the city since. Photo: Unsplash
Sidney Lambert, Neil Conner and Bert Coulson made a difference in the lives of generations of amputees that continues today. Photo: The War Amps
Sidney Lambert, Neil Conner and Bert Coulson made a difference in the lives of generations of amputees that continues today. Photo: The War Amps
One of Trail’s homeless hunkers down in a back alley. Photo: Trail Times 2020

‘I no longer feel safe going downtown alone,’ writes Trail man

Letter to the Editor from David Mackay

  • Oct 26, 2021
One of Trail’s homeless hunkers down in a back alley. Photo: Trail Times 2020
Roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the Kelowna hospital on Sept. 1, 2021. Photo: Aaron Hemens

‘We see you’ says Interior Health nurse to protesters

‘You have no idea what goes on within these walls. You don’t see us’

  • Sep 23, 2021
Roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the Kelowna hospital on Sept. 1, 2021. Photo: Aaron Hemens
“This is of particular importance in years of peak spawning, which occur every three years, and includes 2021,” advises biologist James Baxter. Photo: Submitted

Locals asked to report sightings of shoal spawning kokanee on Kootenay Lake

Call fish and wildlife at 250.354.6333 to report kokanee numbers and precise location on the lake

  • Sep 9, 2021
“This is of particular importance in years of peak spawning, which occur every three years, and includes 2021,” advises biologist James Baxter. Photo: Submitted
Peer reviewed published articles on climate science would help argument, writes Scott Leyland. Photo: Elena Mozhvilo/Unsplash

IPCC authors are peer reviewed scientists, are you?

Letter to the Editor from Scott Leyland of Rossland

  • Sep 3, 2021
Peer reviewed published articles on climate science would help argument, writes Scott Leyland. Photo: Elena Mozhvilo/Unsplash