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Kootenay Boundary Fire and Rescue put out an abandoned campfire near Rivervale Thursday morning. Photo: contributed

Rivervale campfire spreads, doused by fire crews

Regional District Fire and Rescue responded to a fire near Rivervale on Thursday morning

Kootenay Boundary Fire and Rescue put out an abandoned campfire near Rivervale Thursday morning. Photo: contributed
Smoke Eaters head of marketing Allison McCarthy. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail Smoke Eaters Allison McCarthy earns top BCHL marketing award

The BCHL marketing award was voted on by fellow marketers and league staff

Smoke Eaters head of marketing Allison McCarthy. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The Trail Smoke Eaters will renew play against Coastal Conference teams this year, after the BCHL cancelled travel to the Lower Mainland due to flooding and road closures last season. Photo: Jim Bailey

BCHL releases 2022-23 league schedule

Showcase dates coming, 52 of 54 Trail Smoke Eaters games scheduled for the 2022-23 season

The Trail Smoke Eaters will renew play against Coastal Conference teams this year, after the BCHL cancelled travel to the Lower Mainland due to flooding and road closures last season. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Orioles second baseman Landon Uzeloc starts a double play in the Orioles 2-1 victory over the Penticton Tigers on Sunday at Butler Park. Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail U18 Orioles split with Penticton Tigers

Trail Orioles give up just three hits over two games versus Penticton at Butler Park Sunday

Trail Orioles second baseman Landon Uzeloc starts a double play in the Orioles 2-1 victory over the Penticton Tigers on Sunday at Butler Park. Photos: Jim Bailey
The 2008 Junior Smoke Eaters captured the championship ring at the BC Mayhem Spring Tournament in Coquitlam with a convincing 7-2 win over Kamloops.

Trail Jr. Smoke Eaters teams wrap up successful spring season

The 2008 and 2009 Jr. Smoke Eaters battle their way to finals at BC Mayhem tournament in Coquitlam

The 2008 Junior Smoke Eaters captured the championship ring at the BC Mayhem Spring Tournament in Coquitlam with a convincing 7-2 win over Kamloops.
A bucket brigade on the Spokane River in March released tagged salmon into the Columbia River system. Photo: facebook-Lake Roosevelt Forum

Spring salmon sightings on the Columbia River

U.S. efforts to return salmon to Upper Columbia River gaining traction, some caught in BC waters

A bucket brigade on the Spokane River in March released tagged salmon into the Columbia River system. Photo: facebook-Lake Roosevelt Forum
Chris Reid (top left) is with Faith Woods from Mission Partners International and Pastor Roman with his wife Christina who are processing immigration paperwork for displaced Ukrainians in Poland. Photo: Submitted

Trail men return from Ukraine humanitarian mission in Poland

Shaun Romano and Chris Reid continue to help those displaced from Ukraine due to Russian invasion

Chris Reid (top left) is with Faith Woods from Mission Partners International and Pastor Roman with his wife Christina who are processing immigration paperwork for displaced Ukrainians in Poland. Photo: Submitted
Former Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward and Trail native Judah Makway has committed to the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season. Photo: Jim Bailey

Local Trail product commits to Smoke Eaters

Judah Makway will make the jump from the KIJHL to the BCHL as a Trail Smoke Eater in 2022-23

Former Beaver Valley Nitehawks forward and Trail native Judah Makway has committed to the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season. Photo: Jim Bailey
“Teck has extensive response systems and procedures in place to address operational issues and ensure the safety of employees and the community,” the company states. Photo: Trail Times

Teck responds to ‘over-pressurized’ tank emergency

Teck reported no injuries and the incident had no impact to the community or environment

“Teck has extensive response systems and procedures in place to address operational issues and ensure the safety of employees and the community,” the company states. Photo: Trail Times
After almost 50 years Ron Sandnes is retiring, and will happily pass the keys to Glenmerry Bowl to the Ferraro family. Photo: Jim Bailey

After 50 years, Trail bowling alley being left in good hands

Ferraros looking forward to taking over Glenmerry Bowl and making it a fun family destination

After almost 50 years Ron Sandnes is retiring, and will happily pass the keys to Glenmerry Bowl to the Ferraro family. Photo: Jim Bailey
Redstone Golf Resort manager Jeff Bruce says the course has wintered well and is in pristine condition. Photo: Jim Bailey

Redstone Golf Resort tees off on new season

May 14 is the first event, called the Cinderella Fund for Greater Trail minor hockey

Redstone Golf Resort manager Jeff Bruce says the course has wintered well and is in pristine condition. Photo: Jim Bailey
Talented players like Smoke Eaters forward Ridge Dawson is expected to return next year and was selected during Trail’s ID camps last year. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters primed for ID Camp

About 100 players will attend the Trail Smoke Eaters ID camp going from April 29 to May 1

Talented players like Smoke Eaters forward Ridge Dawson is expected to return next year and was selected during Trail’s ID camps last year. Photo: Jim Bailey
An elderly Trail lady was frustrated at poor parking etiquette that left her unable to enter the driver’s side of her vehicle.

Parking faux pas frustrates Trail senior

Carroll McKenzie couldn’t squeeze her slim frame between the 2 vehicles to get in the driver seat

An elderly Trail lady was frustrated at poor parking etiquette that left her unable to enter the driver’s side of her vehicle.
Retiring Trail Curling Centre ice technician Mike Williams went out in style. Williams donned a tuxedo and a broom for making a clean sweep of his last sheet of ice, and handed over the scraper and pebbler to new ice technician Murray Walsh. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay ice technician retires in style

Trail Curling Centre’s ice technician Mike Williams retired earlier this month

Retiring Trail Curling Centre ice technician Mike Williams went out in style. Williams donned a tuxedo and a broom for making a clean sweep of his last sheet of ice, and handed over the scraper and pebbler to new ice technician Murray Walsh. Photo: Submitted
Following public opposition, Fruitvale council voted to reconsider the sale of land to FortisBC that would have made way for a new substation next to Mazzochi Park.

Fruitvale reconsiders land sale to FortisBC

B.V. community group organizes petition against potential substation at Mazzochi Park

Following public opposition, Fruitvale council voted to reconsider the sale of land to FortisBC that would have made way for a new substation next to Mazzochi Park.
It is unknown if and how the proposed Record Ridge open pit mining project will affect recreational use of the Record Ridge and Seven Summits trails. (sitesandtrailsbc.ca photo)

Mayor concerned about open pit mine proposal near Rossland

West High Yield Resources sends pre-feasibility study for Record Ridge mining project

It is unknown if and how the proposed Record Ridge open pit mining project will affect recreational use of the Record Ridge and Seven Summits trails. (sitesandtrailsbc.ca photo)
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Penticton Vees hold on for a 2-1 win over Smoke Eaters

Penticton Vees take series lead over the Smoke Eaters with Game 4 set for Tuesday night in Trail

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September and Sage Stefani are enjoying a successful ski cross season. Photo: Submitted

A sensational week for Rossland ski-cross sisters

Sage and September Stefani topping podiums

September and Sage Stefani are enjoying a successful ski cross season. Photo: Submitted
The Trail Smoke Eaters face off against the Penticton Vees in the quarter-final of the Interior Conference. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters-Vees face off in Game 1 of BCHL playoff

Trail Smoke Eaters look to manufacture another upset over BCHL top seed Penticton Vees

The Trail Smoke Eaters face off against the Penticton Vees in the quarter-final of the Interior Conference. Photo: Jim Bailey
Castlegar third Randi Ludwar slides into silver with Team Susan Hicks of Castlegar. Photo: Jim Bailey

Castlegar Team Hicks makes it to finals in BC Curling Club Championship

Team Kim Dennis and Ron Schmidt win the women’s and men’s BC Curling Club titles in Trail

Castlegar third Randi Ludwar slides into silver with Team Susan Hicks of Castlegar. Photo: Jim Bailey