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 The Trail Aquatic and Leisure Center will be expanding its fitness center in 2017 - the final planning stages for a 933-sq.-ft. additional space are under way. Parks and Recreation director Trisha Davison says her vision for the project would be for building to begin by April 1 and wrap up with the annual shutdown in August. No contract has yet been awarded for the project.

By Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Jan 18 2017

The future of rural education is being investigated online with the Boundary’s MLA at the helm as the province tries to develop a new education strategy for areas outside its major urban areas.

Led by Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson — Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Education — an online discussion about the meaning and the ...

By Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Dec 20 2016

Five people have been sent to hospital after a three-vehicle collision between Castlegar and Trail Monday, according to Trail top cop Sgt. Darren Oelke.

He said police responded to a call that came in at 2:53 p.m.

“There were two males driving southbound on Highway 22, about two kilometres north of Oasis, when their vehicle crossed the centre line,” Oelke said. “A man driving...

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Nov 30 2016

Air Cadet Joseph Thorpe from the Castlegar Air Cadets was one of 22 cadets from across the region who attended the Level 1 “Boot Camp”, which was held last weekend at the Kembel Armories in Trail.

Cadets from the Sea and Air Cadet corps in Trail, Castlegar, Nelson and Grand Forks spent last weekend...

By Kirsten Hildebrand on Wednesday Nov 23 2016

Building a healthy community takes initiative and Selkirk College is placing a high priority on the well-being of its student.

With the formalization of Healthy Campus Initiatives, Selkirk College is leading the way in supporting students outside the classroom recognizing that the learner brings with them their entire life circumstances, not simply a pen and paper.

With a solid...

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Nov 23 2016

A 17-year-old Trail girl has been found, safe and sound, after an exhaustive search today, according to South Columbia Search and Rescue president Mike Hudson.

She was found in Trail at roughly 3:30 p.m.

"We had us, Castlegar, Rossland and Nelson SAR teams again," he said. "I was quite surprised at the really good turn-out with members, after how exhausted they were (from a three...

By Red Mountain on Friday Oct 28 2016

We are proud to announce that RED Mountain’s Legacy Training Centre has been designated The National Ski Academy’s 'Official Western Canadian Training Centre'. 

RED Mountain and Rossland are steeped in skiing history, tradition, and culture dating back to the late 1800’s. In 1968 RED hosted the first World Cup race ever held in Canada. The Red Mountain Racers and the Red...

By Rossland Telegraph on Saturday Oct 22 2016

Don't be fooled.  Don't give out any information on the phone to anyone who calls up and claims to represent your credit card company.  Anyone from your credit card compoany does  NOT need you to give them any information about you or your card; they would already have what they need on file.  Anyone who calls up and demands (or requests) personal information about you or your credit card is a...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 14 2016

The RCMP is saddened to confirm that four individuals have been killed in a plane crash that occurred late Thursday night, October 13 in Lake Country.

Media agencies have confirmed one the four people on the plane was former Alberta premier Jim Prentice.

Prentice, 60, was aboard a twin-engine Cessna Citation that disappeared from radar shortly after takeoff from Kelowna. The...

By City of Trail on Wednesday Oct 12 2016

The City of Trail and Teck are pleased to announce $1.6 million in funding for the Trail Riverfront Centre, a new integrated library and museum facility that will enhance cultural and educational experiences for the community and anchor revitalization of Trail’s downtown core.

Teck will provide an initial donation of $500,000 in 2016, with the balance borrowed by the City of Trail and...