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By Contributor on Wednesday Mar 15 2017

Teck Trail Operations has completed construction of the Groundwater Treatment Plant, a $46-million investment to address groundwater affected by the site’s historical activities. Commissioning of the plant is currently under way, and the plant is expected to be fully operational by summer 2017.

“The Groundwater Treatment Plant demonstrates our commitment to addressing effects of our...

By City of Trail on Friday Mar 03 2017

The City of Trail and the United Way of Trail & District have formed a new partnership to bring you the 2017 Trail Market on the Esplanade. Stroll along the beautiful river walk to enjoy our community market that features entertainment and various vendors who sell fresh produce,...

By Contributor on Tuesday Feb 07 2017

The Columbia Basin Trust is making history as it establishes a new program, a new partnership and new funding to support the Basin’s heritage values.
The Trust has allocated $6.15 million for a three year large capital grants program for built heritage and $600,000 for a Heritage Support Program that will see a professional heritage position established in the Basin to support...

 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...