Rossland

Rossland neighborhoods embrace the FireSmart program. Photo: Don Mortimer

Fire mitigation programs upgrade plans for Rossland

The CWPP is a toolbox that can be used to review and assess areas of high fire risk

 

Trail police recently dealt with driving offences and a fight between landlord and tenant. Photo: Kaffeebart on Unsplash

Trail RCMP report driving offences and an air freshener dispute

Briefs from Sgt. Mike Wicentowich of the Trail and Greater District RCMP

 

Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash

A show of compassion by the Trail RCMP saves a life

The Montrose senior penned a thank you note to the two Greater Trail RCMP officers

 

Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash

A show of compassion by the Trail RCMP saves a life

The Montrose senior penned a thank you note to the two Greater Trail RCMP officers

Two Trail RCMP officers safely escorted an elderly Montrose man to his home after he was reported to be driving erratically. The senior was later found to be suffering a brain bleed, and is now home recovering. Photo: Tyler Nix on Unsplash
Brian Stefani, principal of Webster Elementary School in Warfield, safely escorted a school intruder, suspected to be suffering a mental health crisis, from inside the building on Friday, Feb. 12. Image: Google maps

Kootenay Columbia principal escorts erratic intruder from school grounds

Police were called to an emergency at the Warfield elementary school the morning of Feb. 12

Brian Stefani, principal of Webster Elementary School in Warfield, safely escorted a school intruder, suspected to be suffering a mental health crisis, from inside the building on Friday, Feb. 12. Image: Google maps
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
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Rossland doubles up recreation bursary

The bursary will increase to $200 per applicant.

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BCCDC released its latest COVID numbers on Friday. Image: BCCDC

Spelling out how COVID numbers are reported in Trail-Kootenay-B.C.

Trail Local Health Area confirmed coronavirus cases remain at 19

BCCDC released its latest COVID numbers on Friday. Image: BCCDC
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RCMP take two impaired Rossland drivers off the road

Two Rossland men have temporarily lost their driving privileges

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Hoist a pint to Rossland Rotary this Friday in celebration of their 70th birthday. Photo: Submitted.

Raise a glass to Rossland Rotary: celebrating 70 years

Support your local cafes/restaurants/pubs on Friday and let Rossland Rotary buy you a beverage

Hoist a pint to Rossland Rotary this Friday in celebration of their 70th birthday. Photo: Submitted.
Charges against Matthew Ponka were entered into the court registry the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 26. Photo: Trail Times

Rossland mayor shares concerns over city hall intruder

RCMP report the armed man arrived at city hall around 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

Charges against Matthew Ponka were entered into the court registry the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 26. Photo: Trail Times
Surrey RCMP are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed at 183 Street and Highway 10 Friday night. (File photo)

Man armed with bow and arrow arrested inside Rossland City Hall

A 24-year-old Rossland man is in custody

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed at 183 Street and Highway 10 Friday night. (File photo)
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Rossland council surveys residents for input on new city plan

Rosslands Official Community Plan has run its course, and the city is nudging residents for input

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Summer does provide some shelter for homeless. In winter, it’s a different story. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail RCMP offer healing approach to mental health and addictions

People living with a mental illness and substance use disorders need assistance not incarceration

Summer does provide some shelter for homeless. In winter, it’s a different story. Photo: Jim Bailey
This California quail was spotted in Warfield during the Christmas Bird Count. Photo: Barbara Ferraro

Charming quail spotted during Rossland-Warfield Christmas Bird Count

California quail are common in the Okanagan, not the West Kootenay.

This California quail was spotted in Warfield during the Christmas Bird Count. Photo: Barbara Ferraro
West Kootenay communities like Rossland are transitioning to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. Photo: Mathew Roland/BBJ

Rossland commits to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050

“It’s a really unique plan, and we have to go forward, we have to go to a low carbon future.”

West Kootenay communities like Rossland are transitioning to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. Photo: Mathew Roland/BBJ
The Rossland Public Library is one of 11 beneficiaries of the annual Community Grant Funding Program. Photo: Google Maps

City of Rossland awards community grants

Rossland non-profit groups beneficiaries of over $280,000 in community grant funding

The Rossland Public Library is one of 11 beneficiaries of the annual Community Grant Funding Program. Photo: Google Maps
More than 1,200 drivers were checked for sobriety, insurances and valid licences in the Trail area over the holidays. Photo: Black Press

Trail RCMP nab impaired drivers

Highlights from first media release of 2021 by the Trail and Greater District RCMP

More than 1,200 drivers were checked for sobriety, insurances and valid licences in the Trail area over the holidays. Photo: Black Press
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Trail RCMP report brazen daytime theft

Anyone with information about these crimes is encouraged to call the Trail detachment

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Trail man jailed after police find loaded handgun during check stop

The incident occurred at a checkpoint Trail police set up over the holidays

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