Trail Chamber of Commerce highlights opportunities for female entrepreneurs

The Trail & District Chamber of Commerce boasts a membership of small, medium, and large companies from a wide variety of industries. The Chamber advocates for inclusivity, innovation, and professional competitiveness and believes that when businesses succeed, they can help sustainably grow communities and support families. By championing the collective voice of Chamber members, we strive […]

Blaze destroys Trail home

Nineteen firefighters responded to a structure fire at 138 Reservoir Road in Trail during the wee hours of Monday morning. Upon arrival at 2:20 a.m., they found a fully-involved blaze, which they knocked down rapidly, thus preventing its threat to other adjacent homes and structures. By 4:08 a.m., the fire was completely under control. In […]

Two arrested in Robson for possession of stolen, loaded handgun

On Nov. 30,  the Castlegar RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, with assistance of General Duty officers, executed a search warrant to a property located in the 1000 block of Mountain Street in Robson, according to RCMP Cpl. James Grandy. [On Nov. 30, the Castlegar RCMP Crime Reduction Unit with assistance of General Duty officers were following […]

Rekindle Rossland 2023 schedule of events

Join us for Rekindle on Saturday, Dec. 2 in Rossland, BC! There will be street vendors, an artisan market, carollers, a gift basket giveaway, free and fun activities, lots of in-store specials and SANTA! 𝟗:𝟎𝟎-𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎: -Yoga at Madhu Collective in support of the Rossland Food Bank. Please bring a food item to donate. 𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎: -Event […]

Three Trail firefighters charged with assaulting homeless man

Three Trail firefighters are facing charges after allegedly attacking a homeless man, according to Trail RCMP NCO/ic Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. Charges were laid Wednesday in Rossland Provincial Court against Gregory Ferraby, Richard Morris and Wesley Parsons, with one count of assault each. “The man was allegedly punched in the head several times, may have lost consciousness, and had a […]

Police seek tagger 'Rory' after Rossland Legion vandalised

On Nov. 25, 2023, a frontline Trail and Greater RCMP officer received a report about graffiti to the Royal Canadian Legion building in Rossland, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. “An unknown suspect had painted Rory in three different areas on the building including one of the murals,” Wicentowich said. “Most of the graffiti was […]

Police arrest leads to drug and weapon seizure, arrest of Castlegar woman in Rossland and Trail man

On Nov. 11, 2023, at 6:33 a.m. a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer responded to a complaint about two people passed out inside a running vehicle in the 600 block of 10th Avenue in Warfield, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. “The officer arrived and located a 29-year-old Castlegar woman and a […]

Pilot killed as plane crashes in Columbia Valley

On Nov. 24, 2023, at roughly 4 p.m., the Columbia Valley RCMP received a report of a small plane crashing north of Brisco on the Bugaboo side of the valley, according to RCMP Sgt. Ed deJong. He said a hunter had observed the plane apparently have engine trouble then go down in the wooded area.  […]

IHA and regional hospital districts sign new MOU

A new memorandum of understanding between Interior Health (IH) and the seven Interior regional hospital districts (RHDs) will strengthen existing partnerships dedicated to improving care for people in the Interior. As part of the capital planning process, IH submits a funding request letter to the RHDs each December outlining the equipment, capital improvement projects and […]

New name represents Community Futures in South Kootenay

The Greater Trail Community Futures office has changed its name to Community Futures South Kootenay.  The name change was announced Nov. 22 during the Community Futures Open House event held in the organization’s downtown Trail office. “We’re proud to adopt a new name that is more representative of the region we serve,” stated the organization’s […]

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