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By Contributor on Sunday Oct 28 2018
Update: Sunday evening, Trail top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich issued the following update:, "SAR located the missing person.  The missing person was taken into police custody and will be medically assessed. Thank you to SAR for all their efforts.
 
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The Trail RCMP Detachment would like to notify the...
By Rossland Telegraph on Friday Oct 26 2018

The Trail RCMP Detachment is advising the public about a recent rash of purse and wallet thefts and frauds in the Trail and greater area.  The attached images shown here were obtained from video surveillance of a male and female believed to behind one of the thefts which occurred on October 18, 2018, in Fruitvale, BC. 

The suspects used stolen credit cards...

By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Oct 24 2018

Ootischenia Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle vehicle MVI involving a car and a pick-up truck at the intersection of Hwy 3 and Columbia Road at approximately 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning according to Ootischenia firefighter Mike Pereversoff, who was first on scene.

"The driver of the car was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, while the driver of the pick-...

By City of Trail on Tuesday Oct 23 2018

The City of Trail yellow parking fine collection box located on the corner of Cedar Avenue and Spokane Street in downtown Trail has been vandalized and stolen, according to a press release issued by the City of Trail. 

The collection box, which was emptied the morning of  Oct. 18, was stolen sometime between Oct. 18 and the early morning of Oct. 22. This unlawful...

By Trail Champion on Monday Oct 22 2018

Police have arrested a suspect in the break-in at the Royal Theatre on Sept. 5, according to trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"The Trail RCMP Detachment conducted a thorough investigation, which on Oct. 12 ... led to the arrest and charging of Robert Graydon Startup, 46, of Trail, for this crime," Wicentowich said in a press release.  "The...

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 21 2018

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has been recognized by the joint Provincial-UBCM Green Communities Committee (GCC) as a climate leader for achieving Level 3, the second highest level in a four-level program toward becoming fully carbon neutral.

Level 3 recognition means the RDKB has accelerated its progress on commitments to act at the corporate and community levels to reduce...

By Boundary Sentinel on Saturday Oct 20 2018

Former Mayor Brian Taylor is back to lead Grand Forks for the next four years.

Taylor, who will replace incumbent Frank Konrad who did not seek re-election due to health reasons, defeated Everett Baker by 56 votes to win the municipal election Saturday. Taylor finished the race with 755 votes to 699 for Baker. Gary Smith was third with 94 votes.

Taylor, who captured 48.2 per cent...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 16 2018

BC Hydro recently celebrated the 50th anniversary from the completion of the Hugh Keenleyside Dam on the Arrow Lakes north of Castlegar.

To commemorate the date, BC Hydro hosted a small gathering at the dam on the  anniversary date.

Attendees included Mayor Lawrence Chernoff and Area Director Rick Smith, as well as Honorable Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and...

By Contributor on Thursday Oct 11 2018

On Sept. 7 and 8, Robson Fire Fighters hosted the fifth annual Firefighter Games in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Sixteen teams from all over BC competed and the event was a tremendous success raising $11,488 for MD Canada. This is the highest total for the Firefighter Games in its five years and for the first year the host team, Robson Spartans, took home top prize...

By Contributor on Thursday Oct 11 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce the acquisition of forward Trevor Peca (‘00) from the Chilliwack Chiefs in exchange for future considerations. 

Peca, 18, spent last season with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), collecting 12 goals and 36 assists for 48 points in 50 games to go along with 76 penalty minutes. The 6’1”,...

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