Sheri Regnier

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)

Blasting through the West Kootenay

80 years ago; ‘Pretty near all the people from Fruitvale were working on it’

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)
Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Ruth Kaspick’s couch cushions went up in flames when a smouldering heat pack was hit with oxygen

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
In sunnier times, workers were finishing up landscaping features at the Trail Regional Airport while Pacific Coastal Airlines readied for flight in the background. (Trail Times 2019 file photo)

Flights from Trail to Vancouver will be suspended March 24

Pacific Coastal Airlines says it is anticipating that flights will resume on May 3

In sunnier times, workers were finishing up landscaping features at the Trail Regional Airport while Pacific Coastal Airlines readied for flight in the background. (Trail Times 2019 file photo)
President Clément Chartier awarded regional director Marilyn Fayant Taylor with the Order of the Métis Nation last week. The MNBC President presented the honour in recognition of Fayant Taylor’s years of service and commitment to the Nation.(MNBC Photo)

Kootenay Métis leader recognized with prestigious award

The Order of the Métis Nation is the highest award of honour and recognition that can be bestowed

President Clément Chartier awarded regional director Marilyn Fayant Taylor with the Order of the Métis Nation last week. The MNBC President presented the honour in recognition of Fayant Taylor’s years of service and commitment to the Nation.(MNBC Photo)
View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)

Columbia River Treaty talks returned to Washington, D.C. last week

Next round of Columbia River Treaty negotiation meetings are TBA

View of the Columbia River from the City of Trail Esplanade. (Trail Times file)
The next court date is slated for today (March 11). (Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash)

Court makes a ruling on Kootenay highway acid spills

Justice Riley ruled to let 3 plaintiffs pursue separate claims instead of one joint action

The next court date is slated for today (March 11). (Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash)
Trail RCMP photo of female armed robbery suspect.

Trail RCMP seek female suspect in armed robbery

Police report the crime occurred at the East Trail Safeway on Sunday

Trail RCMP photo of female armed robbery suspect.
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Multiple search warrants result in the arrest of five men and drug, cash seizures

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo
Police narrow down timeline in death of woman in West Kootenay

Police narrow down timeline in death of woman in West Kootenay

West Kootenay Traffic Services and BC Coroners Service working on the case

Police narrow down timeline in death of woman in West Kootenay
This yearling, now re-located up north, was spotted up a tree in Trail two weeks ago. This was one of many sightings called into BC Conservation the last week of January. (Submitted photo)

Kootenay cub wakes too early, re-located north to sanctuary

Yearling awakens too early from winter slumber, BC COs & volunteers move him from Trail to Smithers

This yearling, now re-located up north, was spotted up a tree in Trail two weeks ago. This was one of many sightings called into BC Conservation the last week of January. (Submitted photo)
Jocelyn Carver has been elected chair of the Trust board of directors. (Submitted photo)

Columbia Basin Trust shuffles board, new leaders at the table

The Trust is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors

Jocelyn Carver has been elected chair of the Trust board of directors. (Submitted photo)
Shawn Curran, MIDAS lab director, shows the Kootenays first 3D metal printer that arrived on site in Trail last week. (Submitted photo)

First 3D metal printer in rural Canada arrives in Trail

MIDAS provides access to state-of-the-art equipment for fabrication and rapid prototyping

Shawn Curran, MIDAS lab director, shows the Kootenays first 3D metal printer that arrived on site in Trail last week. (Submitted photo)
(Photo by Chandler Cruttenden on UnSplash)

Stop throwing snow to solve disputes, Trail RCMP says

The West Kootenay had a heavy dump of snow this past weekend

(Photo by Chandler Cruttenden on UnSplash)
Trail Times file photo

Fatal crash on West Kootenay highway

Three-vehicle crash claimed one life Thursday afternoon

Trail Times file photo
Photo of the McKelvey Creek landfill in Trail, Dec. 6. (Sheri Regnier photo)

WorkSafeBC investigating serious incident at Kootenay Boundary landfill

Medical incident shut down the McKelvey Creek landfill Friday morning

Photo of the McKelvey Creek landfill in Trail, Dec. 6. (Sheri Regnier photo)
CRT glass recycling keeps lead content out of the environment. (Photo by Marian Kroell on Unsplash)

B.C. company expands to recycle all of Canada’s CRT glass

KC Recycling has been in business since 1977

CRT glass recycling keeps lead content out of the environment. (Photo by Marian Kroell on Unsplash)
(Trail Times file photo)

No layoffs at Teck Trail, says spokesperson

Reduction targets met by attrition, expiry of temp positions, and deferring of job vacancies

(Trail Times file photo)
Lot holding some of the vehicles written off from acid spills, August 2018. (Sheri Regnier/Trail Times)

Court action in Trail acid spills may take years

B.C. court case involves a number of defendants and a number of plaintiffs

Lot holding some of the vehicles written off from acid spills, August 2018. (Sheri Regnier/Trail Times)