City of Trail

Surveillance photo of the suspect who broke through the drive-thru window at Trail McDonald’s and stole $150. Photo: Trail RCMP

Trail police ask, “Recognize this robber?”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Trail RCMP detachment at 250.364.2566

 

Royal Theatre owner Lisa Milne is appreciative of all the support she has received following traumatic incidents at theatre. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail theatre owners thankful for support after series of traumatic events

Royal Theatre owners Jason and Lisa Milne considered selling the heritage landmark

 

Photo: Sheri Regnier

Nursing program begins at Trail college campus next month

LPNs scope of practice is geared towards stable patients and predictable outcomes

 

L-R: Ann Godderis, Jan Beck, Noma Kurulok, Olivia Folvik, and Patsy Harmston gathered at Trail FAIR on a snowy Monday, to tie-up last minute details for the White Ribbon Campaign. Missing from the photo are Nadia Usher and Katie Laramie. At the Friday night Smoke Eaters home game, white ribbons will be distributed as a way to encourage awareness about Dec. 6, Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Wearing a white ribbon is a personal pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women and girls. Through the White Ribbon Campaign, it is a way of saying, “Our future has no violence against women.” Photo: Sheri Regnier

Lower Columbia advocates encourage white ribbons, pause to remember

It (gender violence) is not a problem that happens “out there somewhere,” says Trail RCMP Sgt.

L-R: Ann Godderis, Jan Beck, Noma Kurulok, Olivia Folvik, and Patsy Harmston gathered at Trail FAIR on a snowy Monday, to tie-up last minute details for the White Ribbon Campaign. Missing from the photo are Nadia Usher and Katie Laramie. At the Friday night Smoke Eaters home game, white ribbons will be distributed as a way to encourage awareness about Dec. 6, Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Wearing a white ribbon is a personal pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women and girls. Through the White Ribbon Campaign, it is a way of saying, “Our future has no violence against women.” Photo: Sheri Regnier
A Trail woman has died of a suspected drug overdose, police are asking for patience and compassion of the city’s vulnerable. Photo: Kristina Tripkovic/Unsplash

Suspected overdose death of Trail woman has police asking for compassion as drug crisis rages

71 per cent of those who have fatally overdosed this year were between 30-59 years old

A Trail woman has died of a suspected drug overdose, police are asking for patience and compassion of the city’s vulnerable. Photo: Kristina Tripkovic/Unsplash
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks got back on the winning track on Friday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey

B.V. Nitehawks beat Kelowna Chiefs in shootout

Stojan stymies Kelowna shooters, Hanson scores in shootout for the Nitehawks 4-3 victory over Chiefs

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks got back on the winning track on Friday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey
(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.

Celebrate the magic of Christmas, Adopt a Family for the Holidays

Trail business brings back Adopt a Family for the Holidays, connect online or go to Good Stuff

(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.
“We encourage everyone to support Light-Up on December 2, and donate to our local healthcare sites to ensure your contributions improve patient care right here in the Kootenay Boundary,” says Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Diego PH/Unsplash

Light Up The Hospitals! Pledge Day returning live to Trail mall

Who’s ready for children fa la la’ing, fiddlers a fiddlin’, dancers a…

“We encourage everyone to support Light-Up on December 2, and donate to our local healthcare sites to ensure your contributions improve patient care right here in the Kootenay Boundary,” says Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Diego PH/Unsplash
Living wages 2022 graphic. Image: Skills Centre

Food and housing costs impact West Kootenay living wage numbers

In Trail, the new living wage calculation is $21.13 an hour for 2022, up 16 per cent over last year

Living wages 2022 graphic. Image: Skills Centre
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Kootenay man arrested for voyeurism at Beaver Valley Arena

Trail RCMP arrest a man for recording young women while changing at a hockey arena in Fruitvale

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Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.

2 wanted B.C. men died in Ontario plane crash due to inexperienced pilot, poor visibility

Investigations found that the plane was overloaded and the pilot was not certified to fly in the adverse conditions

Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.
L-R: Leanne Heppell, executive vice president and chief ambulance officer at BC Emergency Health Services; Bruce Moffat, service medal recipient; and Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Photo: Submitted

B.C. paramedic, formerly of Trail, recognized for 30 years of exemplary service

Bruce Moffat awarded an Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal

L-R: Leanne Heppell, executive vice president and chief ambulance officer at BC Emergency Health Services; Bruce Moffat, service medal recipient; and Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Photo: Submitted
SD20 Kootenay Columbia trustees were sworn in Nov. 7.(L-R) Gordon Smith, Terry Hanik, Mark Wison, Kristin Ali, Catherine Zaitsoff, Darilyn Simister, Darrel Ganzert, Gavin Fox with Natalie Verigin, Secretary Treasurer issuing the oath of office. Trustee Stephen Piccolo is not pictured. Photo: Submitted
SD20 Kootenay Columbia trustees were sworn in Nov. 7.(L-R) Gordon Smith, Terry Hanik, Mark Wison, Kristin Ali, Catherine Zaitsoff, Darilyn Simister, Darrel Ganzert, Gavin Fox with Natalie Verigin, Secretary Treasurer issuing the oath of office. Trustee Stephen Piccolo is not pictured. Photo: Submitted
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman and local MLA Brittny Anderson tour KC Recycling’s plastic recycling plant. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay company partners to ‘Close the Loop’ for recycled plastic

KC Recycling is currently recycling over 2,000MT annually of polypropylene

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman and local MLA Brittny Anderson tour KC Recycling’s plastic recycling plant. Photo: Submitted
The incident happened on Tuesday. Photo: File

Update: Shots fired at Trail hospital; 1 person arrested

RCMP reported that shots were fired at the BCEHS ambulance station near Trail hospital

The incident happened on Tuesday. Photo: File
L-R: Faculty assistant Shawn Curran and Brad Pommen, aka “Mr. Technology.” Photo: Submitted

Innovation meets reuse in West Kootenay’s Metal Tech Alley

Lower Columbia businesses exemplify circular economy in action

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L-R: Faculty assistant Shawn Curran and Brad Pommen, aka “Mr. Technology.” Photo: Submitted
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UPDATE: Trail police say missing woman has been found

Bree Blackstaffe is safe, according to RCMP

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RCMP officers respond to sudden death in downtown Trail early Wednesday, Oct. 12. (File photo)

Man accused of impersonating doctor in Trail dies a week later by electrocution

Trail RCMP believe the man was electrocuted while attempting to climb down a power pole

RCMP officers respond to sudden death in downtown Trail early Wednesday, Oct. 12. (File photo)
The incident was report the night of Thursday, Oct. 6. Image: RCMP logo

Man arrested for impersonating doctor and going on rampage at Trail hospital

The Trail man, 39 was later released from police custody on several conditions.

The incident was report the night of Thursday, Oct. 6. Image: RCMP logo
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Mother killed, 4 children injured in head-on crash near Trail

The accident occurred after a Ford pickup entered oncoming traffic and collided with the family’s car

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