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L-R: Heather Hamer, property manager, presents Candice Radtke and Michael Cooper their five-year certificates from Scouts Canada alongside Victor Giraud, camp chairman. Photo: Submitted

Beaver Valley Scout leaders recognized for service

“It was great to be asked by national office to make this presentation on their behalf.”

 

Diane Verigin of Grand Forks won almost $56,000 from BC Lotto last month. Photo: BC Lotto

Grand Forks woman shakes-it-up after big win

Diana Verigin couldn’t believe her eyes upon scanning her BC 50/50 ticket on Feb. 7

 

Jonna Madsen was convinced her win was too good to be true after scratching her Chinese Checkers Scratch Win ticket and realizing she scored the game’s top prize of $50,000. Photo: BC Lottery

Salmo woman scratches a $50,000 lottery win

Jonna Madsen purchased and checked the ticket at the Salmo Esso on Railway Avenue.

 

Charmane Lazzarotto receives the first dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in Kelowna, Tuesday, Dec. 22. Photo: Interior Health

IH administers first COVID-19 vaccines

Testing is available for people with new or worsening COVID-19 symptoms.

Charmane Lazzarotto receives the first dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in Kelowna, Tuesday, Dec. 22. Photo: Interior Health
The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.

VIDEO: Investigators probe Bute Inlet landslide in bid to understand glacial retreat

Hakai Institute looks into long-term effects of massive landslide on B.C.’s central coast

The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.
Photo: Village of Montrose

Montrose CAO retiring in the new year

The village will begin recruiting a new head administrator in early 2021

Photo: Village of Montrose
Selkirk College Trail campus has installed security on the building such as this lock on the Cedar Avenue entrance. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Trail campus beefs up security

Concerned Citizens of Trail Committee is asking locals to fill out a thought exchange survey

Selkirk College Trail campus has installed security on the building such as this lock on the Cedar Avenue entrance. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Fire Chief Dan Derby (left) and Deputy Fire Chief Glen Gallamore are based in the regional hall on Rossland Avenue. (Submitted photo)

Kootenay Boundary firefighter promoted to Deputy Fire Chief

Chief Derby: “Please join me in congratulating Deputy Regional Fire Chief Glen Gallamore, well done!”

Fire Chief Dan Derby (left) and Deputy Fire Chief Glen Gallamore are based in the regional hall on Rossland Avenue. (Submitted photo)
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Severe storm warning remains in effect for the Kootenays

Two special weather statements have been issued for the West Kootenay

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Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend

Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement Thursday afternoon.

Powerful thunderstorms called for the West Kootenay this weekend
This yearling woke up too early from his winter slumber in Trail. In February, he was transferred from Trail to a sanctuary in Smithers called the Northern Lights Wildlife Society. Named Kenzo, the little bear is reported to be doing well. (Submitted photo)

Bears are back, so is Rossland/Trail WildSafeBC

The organization will deliver service this season mindful of pandemic precautions

This yearling woke up too early from his winter slumber in Trail. In February, he was transferred from Trail to a sanctuary in Smithers called the Northern Lights Wildlife Society. Named Kenzo, the little bear is reported to be doing well. (Submitted photo)
The United Way of Trail and District, the LeRoi Foundation and the Red Cross will be administering grants to community organizations eligible for the $350M federal Emergency Community Support Fund. (Times photo)

Aid coming for Greater Trail frontline causes

Funding is for eligible organizations that help the region’s most vulnerable

The United Way of Trail and District, the LeRoi Foundation and the Red Cross will be administering grants to community organizations eligible for the $350M federal Emergency Community Support Fund. (Times photo)
Visit the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s website to sign up for an online session. (Submitted photo)

Dementia education and support goes virtual

Greater Trail residents invited to join Alzheimer’s B.C webinars

Visit the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s website to sign up for an online session. (Submitted photo)
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Heavy rainfall warning prompts alert for West Kootenay

Weather warning issued Tuesday at 1 p.m.

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Pandemic produces a changed-up Trail market

Pandemic produces a changed-up Trail market

The next farmers market is slated for Saturday, May 16 in downtown Trail

Pandemic produces a changed-up Trail market
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Trail renters warned to watch for viral scams

The Better Business Bureau is advising of rental scams with a unique “COVIDIAN” twist.

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Water main flushing in Waneta on Monday

Run your taps until the water clears.

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The Tuesday Morning Quilters volunteered to sew masks for all the vendors at the Trail farmers market, which goes for a first time on Saturday, May 2. (Submitted photo)

Trail farmers market ready to go, precautions in place

The Province of BC declared farmers market an essential service for access to food

The Tuesday Morning Quilters volunteered to sew masks for all the vendors at the Trail farmers market, which goes for a first time on Saturday, May 2. (Submitted photo)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
Oak pews in St. Andrew’s United Church are for sale. (Submitted photo)

Take a pew and cherish a piece of Rossland history

The wooden benches will be replaced with stack-able chairs

Oak pews in St. Andrew’s United Church are for sale. (Submitted photo)