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By Tayla Scott on Thursday May 29 2014

The City of Trail and the Village of Warfield have reached a new recreation and library agreement.

“Our five-year agreement expired in January and we didn’t renew it,” said Bert Crockett, the mayor of Warfield. “So we met with [Trail] and the negotiations broke down. We figured what they were asking was too much. We opted to go...

By Tayla Scott on Tuesday May 27 2014

Residents who will be effected by the City of Trail's proposed boundary extension can expect to receive a letter this week (if they haven't already) asking them whether they support the move, according to Trail CAO David Perehudoff.

“The (expansion) process is still underway and no approval has been provided,” said Perehudoff in an interview last week. “We do expect to send a letter out...

By Trail Champion on Thursday Apr 24 2014

Police say no foul play is suspected in the death of a man in Genelle yesterday.

Trail RCMP Cpl. Dave Johnson said police received a call about a sudden death in the industrial section of Genelle at roughly 9 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Employees had arrived at work that morning to discover a deceased male, police learned when they arrived on scene.

“The BC Coroner Service and...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 15 2014

The BC SPCA is urging the public not to not buy bunnies as Easter gifts this year.

Lorie Chortyk, general manager of community relations for the BC SPCA, says in a statement that rabbits and children are not a great match.

"Rabbits are great companions for adults, but are not appropriate pets for small children despite the pervasive media images of children with rabbits," Chortyk...

By Trail Champion on Tuesday Feb 18 2014

The body of a local woman was pulled from the Columbia River yesterday, according to Trail RCMP Cpl. Kelly Hall.

"On Feb. 17 at approximately 5 p.m. RCMP were called to the bank of the Columbia River west of the Old Bridge in Trail after reports of a body in a shallow area of the river," she said.

"The body has been identified as a 58-year-woman who resided in the area."


By City of Trail on Tuesday Feb 11 2014

The City of Trail is very pleased to be officially taking ownership of the Trail Regional Airport (YZZ) from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) on Feb. 15.

After several months of negotiations and discussions on how to move forward, the city is now ready to start making the transition with the newly-acquired facility. In order to acknowledge the takeover, the city will be...

By Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Feb 04 2014

A Trail man is facing possession for the purpose after trafficking charges after intelligence resources led police to arrest the man outside a local pub during the wee hours of Saturday morning.

On Feb. 1, at 12:49 a.m., members of the Trail Crime Reduction Unit arrested a 31-year-old male for Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 30 2013

Golden and District SARS rescued to a pair of injured skiers caught in an avalanche near Hope Creek, an area North West of Golden Sunday (December 29).

Golden RCMP received a report at 4:11 p.m. MT from the International Emergency Response Reporting Centre that they had received a spot beacon activation, that a group of back country sled skiers had been involved in an avalanche.


By Contributor on Monday Dec 23 2013

Dear Editor,

For over 100 years Trail Operations has operated as a world class refinery and smelter in the West Kootenays of British Columbia. Our facility refines and recycles everything from metal concentrates to used batteries into metals and fertilizers that we all rely on. Over our 100-year history we have grown in lockstep with the city of Trail and surrounding communities. Our...

By City of Trail on Wednesday Dec 04 2013

Trail Silver City Nites organizers, sponsors and City of Trail staff and council are getting ready for the big event this Friday evening in downtown Trail.

There will be activities for the entire family, starting at 6:15 pm with Santa’s Candy Parade on Bay Avenue followed by hot dogs and hot chocolate courtesy of Local 480 and cotton candy by the Trail Ambassadors.

St. Michael’s...