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The B.C. Conservation Officer Service set up a live trap on Ben McGuffie’s property on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy Ben McGuffie

B.C. winery operator throws rock to protect his goats from menacing grizzly

The big bears are rare for Quadra Island, especially in the populated areas

 

A pod of orcas joined the 7 Generation Steward Society at the Tyee Spit singing in memorial for the 215 children found in Kamloops. Photo courtesy Cory Cliffe

VIDEO: Whales appear during Indigenous ceremony for 215 children in Campbell River

‘Our ancestors wouldn’t appear if we weren’t doing things in a good way’ — Cory Cliffe

 

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.

 

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.

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
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.
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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
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Heavy rainfall warning prompts alert for West Kootenay

Weather warning issued Tuesday at 1 p.m.

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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
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RCMP report Salmo drug bust

Two adults arrested for drug possession on Saturday

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View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Teck announces $20M COVID-19 Response Fund

The scope and severity … requires all of us to step up and do our part, said Teck’s Don Lindsay

View of Teck Trail from downtown Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Teck Trail Operations started implementing safeguards against COVID-19 transmission several weeks ago. Sheri Regnier photo

From medical equipment to water treatment, Teck Trail is an essential service

” … Trail operations is one of a few, and in some cases, the only North American supplier.”

Teck Trail Operations started implementing safeguards against COVID-19 transmission several weeks ago. Sheri Regnier photo
In sunnier times, workers were finishing up landscaping features at the Trail Regional Airport while Pacific Coastal Airlines readied for flight in the background. (Trail Times 2019 file photo)

Flights from Trail to Vancouver will be suspended March 24

Pacific Coastal Airlines says it is anticipating that flights will resume on May 3

In sunnier times, workers were finishing up landscaping features at the Trail Regional Airport while Pacific Coastal Airlines readied for flight in the background. (Trail Times 2019 file photo)
View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)

Columbia River Treaty talks returned to Washington, D.C. last week

Next round of Columbia River Treaty negotiation meetings are TBA

View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)
UPDATED: More City of Trail closures

UPDATED: More City of Trail closures

All shutdowns go into effect indefinitely on March 17

UPDATED: More City of Trail closures
The next court date is slated for today (March 11). (Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash)

Court makes a ruling on Kootenay highway acid spills

Justice Riley ruled to let 3 plaintiffs pursue separate claims instead of one joint action

The next court date is slated for today (March 11). (Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash)
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
‘Give you a Daisy’ memorial fundraiser for cancer care at KBRH starts today in the Waneta Plaza No Frills store. From left: Lee Page, Colton Crockett, and business owner Kurtis MacGillivray.(Submitted photo)
‘Give you a Daisy’ memorial fundraiser for cancer care at KBRH starts today in the Waneta Plaza No Frills store. From left: Lee Page, Colton Crockett, and business owner Kurtis MacGillivray.(Submitted photo)
Columbia Basin Trust is hosting 36 community meetings across the Basin in the coming months, gathering insight to update its management plan. To have your say in-person, locally, the first opportunity will be in Trail on Thursday, March 12.

Trail open house part of Basin-wide public engagement

Trail event goes Thursday, March 12 from 2-6 p.m., and guided discussion from 6-8 p.m.

Columbia Basin Trust is hosting 36 community meetings across the Basin in the coming months, gathering insight to update its management plan. To have your say in-person, locally, the first opportunity will be in Trail on Thursday, March 12.
Take a dip and raise money for a critical Greater Trail cause

Take a dip and raise money for a critical Greater Trail cause

The hospice society’s Swimathon goes March 5 in the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre

Take a dip and raise money for a critical Greater Trail cause