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Construction on the new 7-Eleven at the corner of Victoria St. and Pine Ave. in Trail has been delayed because it is waiting for proprietary equipment for its car wash from the U.S. Photo: Jim Bailey
Construction on the new 7-Eleven at the corner of Victoria St. and Pine Ave. in Trail has been delayed, while it waits for proprietary equipment for its car wash from the U.S. Photo: Jim Bailey

Construction on 7-Eleven in Trail delayed

Supply of proprietary equipment from the U.S. has delayed work on Victoria St. 7-Eleven

 

A rendition of a proposed six-storey apartment complex called The Highmark, to be built on 11th Avenue in Castlegar.

Six-storey apartment complex proposed in Castlegar

City staff recommend shorter building, but council not so sure.

  • Aug 19, 2021

 

Rossland council agreed the main problem with the proposals was that there were no plans to develop anything other than removing marketable trees from the property. Photo: Matthew Smith/Unsplash

Rossland council denies logging, four-property development permits

Coun. Dirk Lewis said Rossland’s OCP does not support this kind of activity.

 

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
A map shows one of the properties slated for logging under a development permit application.

Rossland seeks legal opinion on private logging plan

City council is dismayed with an application to log several private properties.

A map shows one of the properties slated for logging under a development permit application.
Trail Times papers will be delayed by a few hours today. Photo: Markus Spiske/Unsplash
Trail Times papers will be delayed by a few hours today. Photo: Markus Spiske/Unsplash
Trail Coffee Company’s Maddie Van Horn is making the best out of the province’s latest health orders, and invites patrons to enjoy a hand-roasted coffee on her new patio. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail coffee shop owner serving it up on outdoor patio

March 31, the PHO shut down pubs and restaurants to indoor dining.

Trail Coffee Company’s Maddie Van Horn is making the best out of the province’s latest health orders, and invites patrons to enjoy a hand-roasted coffee on her new patio. Photo: Jim Bailey
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Looking at capital gains and losses

Tax Tips and Pits is a weekly column from Trail business owner Ron Clarke

  • Apr 15, 2021
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
Cameron Ezzy has his ducks trained as pest control officers. Through his business, Slugs N’ Bugs for Lunch, he will come to your home and rid your garden of slugs. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: B.C. entrepreneur opens pest control business with ducks as employees

Slugs n’ Bugs For Lunch will take care of your garden pests naturally

Cameron Ezzy has his ducks trained as pest control officers. Through his business, Slugs N’ Bugs for Lunch, he will come to your home and rid your garden of slugs. Photo by Terry Farrell
Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.

Did you say Tax Season, or Scam Season?

Tax season is a good time to talk about electronic security.

Ron Clarke is a Trail Times columnist.
#ThinkLocalFirst is a campaign to keep dollars in local communities. Photo: Trail and District Chamber of Commerce

Kootenay businesses respond to COVID impact survey

BC Chamber survey looks to gauge impact of pandemic on businesses by region

#ThinkLocalFirst is a campaign to keep dollars in local communities. Photo: Trail and District Chamber of Commerce
Complaints about electronics topped the BBB’s 2020 list. Photo: Altumcode on Unsplash

B.C. business bureau’s top 10 complaints for 2020

Last year, the Mainland BBB closed over 5,800 complaints …

Complaints about electronics topped the BBB’s 2020 list. Photo: Altumcode on Unsplash
Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)

B.C. company aims to bring international vacation experience to front door

‘Staycation Boxes’ launched two months ago, includes food bank donation

Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)
Webcam image of the West Kootenay Regional Airport on Nov. 17.

LETTER: Pilots encourage Nav Canada to keep Castlegar station open

“We are writing this letter as concerned users of the Castlegar airport”

  • Nov 19, 2020
Webcam image of the West Kootenay Regional Airport on Nov. 17.
Elevate Athletics bought the old Fields building and is now renovating the property. Photo: Jim Bailey

Elevate Athletics jumping to new site in downtown Trail

Elevate partners Andrew van der Ham and Dallas Calvin look forward to expanding space and membership

Elevate Athletics bought the old Fields building and is now renovating the property. Photo: Jim Bailey
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
SMRT1 Technologies founder Brad Pommen (right) has entered into an agreement to supply smart vending machines technology to Vancouver-based UpMeals. Photo submitted

Nelson’s SMRT1 Technologies to provide vending tech to Vancouver company

UpMeals will launch 22 machines across Canada using SMRT1’s personalized machines

SMRT1 Technologies founder Brad Pommen (right) has entered into an agreement to supply smart vending machines technology to Vancouver-based UpMeals. Photo submitted
Longtime friend of the Trail Times Walter Siemens dropped by for a visit when he was in town on the long weekend for a family wedding. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Visiting with Trail Times readers is the best part of the job

Walter Siemens owned Curriers Insurance in downtown Trail for decades

Longtime friend of the Trail Times Walter Siemens dropped by for a visit when he was in town on the long weekend for a family wedding. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Eugen and Ellen Solomon are regular vendors at the Trail Farmers Market. (Sheri Regnier photo)

A Saturday of sunshine for the Silver City market

incrEDIBLE Trail’s Farmers Market launched in May following pandemic with precautions in place

Eugen and Ellen Solomon are regular vendors at the Trail Farmers Market. (Sheri Regnier photo)
The new Haskap Berry, grown at Kirkaberry Farms in Midway, is touted as Canada’s “new super berry.” (Sheri Regnier photo)

Ever heard of the Haskap Berry?

Haskap berries are said to be “Canada’s new super berry”

The new Haskap Berry, grown at Kirkaberry Farms in Midway, is touted as Canada’s “new super berry.” (Sheri Regnier photo)