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By Trail Champion editor on Tuesday Mar 29 2016

A calamity of errors that plagued Trail first responders today has thankfully ended with no one harmed or injured, according to Trail top cop Sgt. Darren Oelke.

Oelke said Search and Rescue had been called out regarding a missing local man (see http://...

By City of Trail on Wednesday Mar 16 2016

Columbia River Skywalk is the name that has been selected for the Pipeline/Pedestrian Bridge that is currently being constructed and will span the Columbia River from Rotary Park (west) to McQuarrie Street (east) in Trail.

The name, submitted by Trail resident Glenn Schneider, was among the 80+ suggestions that were submitted to the City of Trail at the end of 2015. The list...

By Contributor on Tuesday Mar 08 2016

Rossland residents are invited to examine draft versions of Rossland’s Life and Environment Action plans and to provide valuable input.

Second-year Selkirk College Integrated Environmental Planning Program students prepared the plans.  People can see them at an open house on Monday, March 14 at the Old Fire Hall (2115 Queen Street) in Rossland between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The meeting is an...

By City of Trail on Friday Feb 12 2016

The traffic lanes and pedestrian walkway on the eastbound (downstream) side of the Victoria Street Bridge will be closed from Monday, Feb. 15 to Monday, Feb. 29. The closure will accommodate crews from Power Tech Electrical Ltd. who will be installing LED lights as part of the Victoria Street Bridge Lighting Project. The westbound (upstream) side of the bridge will be open for single-...

By Llora McTeer on Monday Dec 21 2015

The City of Trail has finalized the Funding Contribution Agreement for the Pedestrian Pipeline Bridge, with the RDKB contributing $7.2 million toward the total project cost of $15.076 million. According to Councillor Robert Cacchioni, Chair of the RDKB Sewerage Committee, Trail residents will not be looked at to pick up any additional costs for the new bridge.

“There are no increases in...

By CBT on Friday Dec 18 2015

Columbia Basin Trust announces several updates to its Board of Directors, including the appointment of Rick Jensen as Chair and the retirement of current Chair Greg Deck.

From Cranbrook, Jensen is replacing Deck as Chair as of January 1, 2016. He joined the Trust Board in 2013 and served as Vice-Chair in 2015. He is the Chair of New Dawn Developments, a director of New Dawn Restorations...

By Ryan Lengsfeld on Wednesday Dec 02 2015

As a teen the fantastical technology of Star Trek riveted me. The phaser weapon, universal translator, hand held computer and medical tricorder all found an 'if only' niche in my imagination.  A half century later my 'if only' has come closer to reality than I could ever have imagined.  Laser pointers and battleship mounted laser weaponry exist.  Universal translators can be accessed on almost...

By Sara Golling on Monday Nov 23 2015

Marijuana:  Anticipating Changes in Legislation

A recent press release from the "Women Grow:  Kootenay Chapter"  says,

"Are you interested in cultivating a career in the cannabis industry? Would you like to know more about cannabis and the future of the industry in general?

"We invite you to join us on the evening of Thursday, January...

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Nov 18 2015

"Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetimes, sometimes with devastating consequences." This statement is from a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine. 

The article addresses a common problem in North American medical practice:  wrong diagnoses, and inappropriate treatments based on wrong diagnoses. The article is by Dr. Hardeep Singh and...

By Contributor on Tuesday Nov 10 2015

Calling all storytellers and Vinyl Café fans-- Trail’s version of New York City’s ’The Moth’ returns to The Griff at The Bailey Theatre Friday November 20th at 7:30pm.

‘Little Moths’ is based on ‘The Moth’ in New York City where people gather (standing room only) to hear raconteurs and novice storytellers tell true stories of human experience. Throughout the long, dark...

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