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A Trail man reported to police that he sent a nude photograph to another social media account, then received a message to transfer $400 electronically or the photo would be posted to the public on the internet. Photo: Unsplash

Nude photo prompts online extortion case for the Trail RCMP

Trail police determined the attempted extortion was likely perpetrated from a foreign account.

 

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

 

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

 

Twin Rivers Elementary students helped to plant a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art last fall. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway

Five West Kootenay arts organizations receiving provincial grants

Kootenay Gallery of Art and Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre to benefit from funding boost

Twin Rivers Elementary students helped to plant a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art last fall. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway
The Aerie is a Rossland real estate project that provided high-end townhomes for the Kootenay city. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kootenay realty prices rising despite decrease in listings

Kootenay MLS® in February 2022 show 339 new listings and 657 active listings overall

The Aerie is a Rossland real estate project that provided high-end townhomes for the Kootenay city. Photo: Jim Bailey
SD20 will not be creating a COVID-19 vaccine requirement. File photo

Kootenay Columbia SD20 decides against staff vaccine policy

The district will not be implementing a COVID-19 vaccine requirement

SD20 will not be creating a COVID-19 vaccine requirement. File photo
Black Jack skiers Julien Locke and Colin Ferrie just released the Nordic Pulse Newsletter to keep users up to date on the website’s progress and platforms. (Contributed)

Explosive growth for Black Jack skiers’ Nordic Pulse website

Nordic Pulse offers x-country skiers and clubs cutting edge technology with user friendly website

Black Jack skiers Julien Locke and Colin Ferrie just released the Nordic Pulse Newsletter to keep users up to date on the website’s progress and platforms. (Contributed)
Richard Kemick

Rossland writer’s podcast examines cousin’s life in a Michigan prison

Richard Kemick’s podcast focuses on his second cousin, who is sentenced to life in prison for murder

Richard Kemick
Dirt Floor's digital album release goes at bandcamp.com on Friday, Mar. 4. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay band, Dirt Floor, releases Rosie Blue

The distinct Kootenay melodies of Dirt Floor reverbrate through the tracks on new digital album

Dirt Floor's digital album release goes at bandcamp.com on Friday, Mar. 4. Photo: Submitted

RCMP want to know who is lighting ‘kootenay candles’ at Rossland ski hill

Trail police warn this ongoing occurrence is potentially dangerous as the fire could spread

The Trail driving bridge will be lit in blue colours on Tuesday in recognition of the Girl Guides’ Guiding Lights Across BC celebration. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary joins ‘Guiding Lights Across BC’ today

Celebrate with BC Girl Guides in your community as we shine our Guiding lights (Feb. 22)

The Trail driving bridge will be lit in blue colours on Tuesday in recognition of the Girl Guides’ Guiding Lights Across BC celebration. Photo: Submitted
Cam Cunningham, Thomas Feeney and Jordan Workman. (Submitted photos/Trail Times)

‘No case is ever cold’: RCMP continue to probe 3 unsolved murders in Trail

The Times contacted Sgt. Janelle Shoihet, from BC RCMP media relations

Cam Cunningham, Thomas Feeney and Jordan Workman. (Submitted photos/Trail Times)
Rossland rider Bodhi Kuhn will compete on the World Cup circuit starting this spring in Lourdes, France. Photo: Clint Trahan

Rossland mountain biker makes jump to world stage

Local downhill racer Bodhi Kuhn will compete on World Cup circuit in Europe this year

Rossland rider Bodhi Kuhn will compete on the World Cup circuit starting this spring in Lourdes, France. Photo: Clint Trahan
Trail RCMP informed the 25-year-old man about the vehicle break-in while he was still in police custody. Photo: Screen Post/Unsplash

Trail RCMP: Case of when karma comes calling?

A security officer called in a vehicle break-in and theft in the 1000-block of Aldridge Avenue

Trail RCMP informed the 25-year-old man about the vehicle break-in while he was still in police custody. Photo: Screen Post/Unsplash
The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash

Homeowner grants remain unchanged for West Kootenay

Assessment roll and jurisdiction numbers are needed to apply.

The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash
Trail police spoke to and confirmed that the signaler was in good health; however, she had became stranded inside the residence due to the unplowed driveway. Photo: Chris Curry/Unsplash

SOS for emergencies, not for help clearing snow; Kootenay RCMP

A woman was signaling for help getting a driveway cleared of snow

Trail police spoke to and confirmed that the signaler was in good health; however, she had became stranded inside the residence due to the unplowed driveway. Photo: Chris Curry/Unsplash
Cassidy Caron (left) travelled across the country and back home to Rossland over the holidays for a few days of down time from her elected role as president of the Métis National Council, and to ski some runs at Red Mountain. Myrt Servatius (right), president of Kootenay South Métis Society, planned a meet-and-greet with Cassidy and society members, however Omicron restrictions cancelled the much-looked-forward-to event. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Métis National Council president makes a hometown visit to the Kootenays

Cassidy Caron, Rossland born and raised, was elected president of the national council on Sept. 30

Cassidy Caron (left) travelled across the country and back home to Rossland over the holidays for a few days of down time from her elected role as president of the Métis National Council, and to ski some runs at Red Mountain. Myrt Servatius (right), president of Kootenay South Métis Society, planned a meet-and-greet with Cassidy and society members, however Omicron restrictions cancelled the much-looked-forward-to event. Photo: Sheri Regnier
City of Rossland chief financial officer Elma Hamming was key in preparing the financial report during her tenure as CFO from 2016 to 2021. (Contributed)

City of Rossland earns prestigious financial reporting award

Over 1,600 governments have been recognized for transparency in budgeting.

City of Rossland chief financial officer Elma Hamming was key in preparing the financial report during her tenure as CFO from 2016 to 2021. (Contributed)
Rossland Arena Society received grants from the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the 
COVID-19 Community Support grants. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland non-profits benefit from community grant funding

Groups accessed the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the COVID-19 Community Support grants

Rossland Arena Society received grants from the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the 
COVID-19 Community Support grants. (Jim Bailey photo)
Local ski legend Olaus Jeldness would be proud. For the second straight year the City of Rossland is ranked the top ski town in Canada. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland ranked top ski town in Canada

For the second straight year, the city of Rossland is named Top Ski Town in Canada by USA Today poll

Local ski legend Olaus Jeldness would be proud. For the second straight year the City of Rossland is ranked the top ski town in Canada. (Jim Bailey photo)