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by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 24 2014

Santa Claus is on the hot seat, literally, after receiving some gentle criticism from local fire officials.

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue deputy chief Dan Derby said they felt a warning was due, given an incident last year involving a singed beard, soot stains, and a not-fully-extinguished fireplace.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 25 2014

RE: Radon awareness and the risk to your health.

   Cigarettes, second-hand smoke, asbestos, and pollution are all well-known cancer causing agents.           

   However, many people do not know that radon is actually the first leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and the second leading cause in smokers.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 14 2014

I was born and raised in Trail and, I’m proud of it. I’ve served three terms on City Council. I’m community=minded and support a lot of nonprofit groups and volunteer at Trail Smoke Eater Spud Shack, Greater Trail United Way, Fair and many others.

I’m an active member of my church, which is Holy Trinity Parish, and also Council member of St.Michael's Catholic School.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 14 2014

I will only do my best for the whole community if elected to Mayor. I will be there to work for everyone in the City, young and old, I will not be there to be friends, I will be there to try and help the City return to its former self.

I will be looking to bring in new business for employment, to enhance the downtown areas.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 14 2014

I am running for Trail Council because I will offer a fresh perspective to City Hall.  We need to continue the transition of our City of Trail to a new generation of leadership.

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 13 2014

I have been married to Lynn (Dimock) for 40 years.  We have three children Adam (Kim) and Hannah, Leah, Laura (Jason) and Jayci Halifax.

I graduated from BCIT in Business Administration and returned to Trail to work for West Kootenay Power in their accounting department.

Seven years later I went to work for Cominco (Teck) in various accounting jobs and retired after 30 years. 

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 13 2014

“ Help Me Help Our Children”

Born & raised in Trail      Graduated from J.L.Crowe      Retired

            Married with 3 Children & 6 Grandchildren

President of The Trail Wildlife Association

Warden for Fort Shepherd Conservancy and Teck Land

I’ve coached and was manager for Local Baseball Teams

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 13 2014

The first question I should answer. Why did I choose to run for Council?

When I made my intentions public, several people asked, “ARE YOU NUTS”?

Yes I am. Nuts for the community where I was born and raised and where I chose to raise my family.

The citizens of Trail are a very proud people and they have every right to be proud.

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 13 2014

I came to Trail as a young engineer 42 years ago and like so many, when you come to Trail, it gets in your blood, and you stay in Trail… that is exactly what happened to me.  I met my wife Debbie and next thing I knew, I was part of a large Italian family with deep roots into the community.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 04 2014

Editor's note: The original article had a link to the wrong video. This has been updated.