Sheri Regnier

Police were called to the scene of alleged horse manure flinging in Rossland on Sunday. Photo: Vincent Botta/Unsplash

No horsin’ around, Trail police called to resolve manure spat

The argument between neighbours happened at a rural property in Rossland on Sunday

Police were called to the scene of alleged horse manure flinging in Rossland on Sunday. Photo: Vincent Botta/Unsplash
A.M. Ford has donated $19,300 to the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign. The donation will be used for an examination and consultation room in the ambulatory care general clinic. A.M. Ford Dealer Principal Dan Ashman presents this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Dan Caverly

Hospital campaign starts with a challenge to Kootenay Boundary businesses

Two-year $750,000 Ambulatory Care Campaign now underway by KBRH Health Foundation

A.M. Ford has donated $19,300 to the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign. The donation will be used for an examination and consultation room in the ambulatory care general clinic. A.M. Ford Dealer Principal Dan Ashman presents this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Dan Caverly
Photo: Sheri Regnier

UPDATE: Interior Health confirms Trail hospital COVID outbreak is in psychiatric unit

This is the first time the hospital in Trail has been included on Interior Health’s outbreak list

Photo: Sheri Regnier
Video footage captures a bear mock charging a man in Rossland in early September 2021. (jdthegeneral/Instagram)

Grizzly bear bluff charges man in Kootenay town

Rossland-Trail WildSafeBC reports the grizzly interaction occurred on Railway Avenue, Sept. 2

Video footage captures a bear mock charging a man in Rossland in early September 2021. (jdthegeneral/Instagram)
In March of 2017, Dr. Owatz took the Trail Times on a tour of the endoscopy wing to demonstrate how the health foundation’s then-running Endoscopy Campaign would support patient care in one of the busiest procedure units at KBRH. Photo: Sheri Regnier
In March of 2017, Dr. Owatz took the Trail Times on a tour of the endoscopy wing to demonstrate how the health foundation’s then-running Endoscopy Campaign would support patient care in one of the busiest procedure units at KBRH. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Starting Sept. 1, children aged 12 and under can board BC Transit free of charge. Photo: BC Transit

Kootenay kids 12 and under can soon board public transit for free

NextGen Transit now operates more than 40 BC Transit vehicles from Golden to Rock Creek

Starting Sept. 1, children aged 12 and under can board BC Transit free of charge. Photo: BC Transit
Seasoned gardeners at Mountain Side Village in Fruitvale bought many plants from local sources to grow this season. But this particular bounty of purple tomatoes, called the Indigo Rose, is something new to them. Photos: Submitted

Perplexed by a purple tomato? Learn about the ‘Indigo Rose’

Indigo Rose is a new breed of cherry-tomato that contains anthocyanin

Seasoned gardeners at Mountain Side Village in Fruitvale bought many plants from local sources to grow this season. But this particular bounty of purple tomatoes, called the Indigo Rose, is something new to them. Photos: Submitted
Google itself advises that victims of Google gift card fraud should report the scam to their local police detachment. As well, Google asks victims to report the gift card scam to Google via support.google.com. Photo: Arthur Ospipyan/Unsplash

Google Play gift card scam still going strong in the Kootenays

Google advises victims of gift card fraud to report the scam to their local police detachment

Google itself advises that victims of Google gift card fraud should report the scam to their local police detachment. As well, Google asks victims to report the gift card scam to Google via support.google.com. Photo: Arthur Ospipyan/Unsplash
After 20 years of paddling at Christina Lake, the Robusters have found a place to house their dragon boat with help from many supporters across their Kootenay communities. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Robusters find a den for their dragon boat

Kootenay Robusters began in 2001, the brainchild of a Trail nurse and breast cancer survivor.

After 20 years of paddling at Christina Lake, the Robusters have found a place to house their dragon boat with help from many supporters across their Kootenay communities. Photo: Submitted
Smoke and a lack of rain is characterizing mid-summer in Trail and across the province. Smoke was so thick in the Silver City last week that operations were affected at Teck Trail. As well, due to extreme drought, the City of Trail has cut its outdoor water usage at most parks by 50 per cent and is asking property owners to voluntarily do the same. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Wildfire smoke impacts operations at Trail smelter

The oxygen plant at Teck Trail has been shutdown due to thick wildfire smoke

Smoke and a lack of rain is characterizing mid-summer in Trail and across the province. Smoke was so thick in the Silver City last week that operations were affected at Teck Trail. As well, due to extreme drought, the City of Trail has cut its outdoor water usage at most parks by 50 per cent and is asking property owners to voluntarily do the same. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The Trail CBAL office is located at 1160 Cedar Ave. Photo: Trail Times

Columbia Basin and Boundary literacy programs get a funding boost

Funds help create learning opportunities for families and adults across the Basin and Boundary

The Trail CBAL office is located at 1160 Cedar Ave. Photo: Trail Times
City hall announced on June 21 that after 26 years of service to the municipality, Chief Administrative Officer David Perehudoff would be leaving his position as a result of a council code of conduct violation. Photo: Trail CiB

Trail CAO’s early leave to cost the city upwards of $300,000

“It’s important to clarify that Mr Perehudoff did not resign his position,” Michelle McIsaac explains.

City hall announced on June 21 that after 26 years of service to the municipality, Chief Administrative Officer David Perehudoff would be leaving his position as a result of a council code of conduct violation. Photo: Trail CiB
Modified response fires are monitored daily either by remote camera or fly-overs by experienced officers. Photo: Max Kukurudziak/Unsplash

Southeast Fire Centre keeping an eye on modified response fires

There were 69 fires active in southeast B.C. at press time on Wednesday

Modified response fires are monitored daily either by remote camera or fly-overs by experienced officers. Photo: Max Kukurudziak/Unsplash
Cam Cunningham with his sister Keara Starr Cunningham. Photo: Submitted

Fundraiser launched in memory of Trail homicide victim

Cam Cunningham died the night of June 30 after an altercation in downtown Trail

Cam Cunningham with his sister Keara Starr Cunningham. Photo: Submitted
A severe thunderstorm warning is called for the late afternoon or early evening of Wednesday, July 7. Photo: Johannes Plenio/Unsplash

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for West Kootenay

Environment Canada issued the alert on Wednesday morning

A severe thunderstorm warning is called for the late afternoon or early evening of Wednesday, July 7. Photo: Johannes Plenio/Unsplash
Photo: South Columbia SAR

RCMP divers recover missing swimmer from West Kootenay lake

SAR deployed; RCMP divers locate and aid in the recovery of a missing swimmer

Photo: South Columbia SAR
BC Transit recommends that customers wear a face covering when on board a BC Transit vehicle and at bus stops. Photo: BC Transit

West Kootenay transit riders asked to keep wearing masks

BC Transit: Ongoing goal is to create a comfortable environment for all customers and drivers

BC Transit recommends that customers wear a face covering when on board a BC Transit vehicle and at bus stops. Photo: BC Transit

Suspect in Trail homicide arrested and released

The homicide resulted after an apparent altercation in Trail on Canada Day eve

Indspire is a national Indigenous registered charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. Image: IndspireFunding.ca

Teck partners with Indspire to support Indigenous students

The focus is students from Indigenous communities in areas where Teck operates.

Indspire is a national Indigenous registered charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. Image: IndspireFunding.ca
“Proper use of PPE has been effective at protecting both residents/patients and health care workers from COVID-19,” IH told the Times. Photo: Viki Mohamad/Unsplash

Reader questions why COVID vaccine not mandatory for healthcare workers

COVID-19 immunizations are recommended, but not mandatory in British Columbia

“Proper use of PPE has been effective at protecting both residents/patients and health care workers from COVID-19,” IH told the Times. Photo: Viki Mohamad/Unsplash