Sheri Regnier

Nearly 4,000 claims have been started over the two Trail acid spills. To date, 400+ vehicles have been written off due to acid contamination. (Sheri Regnier photo)

ICBC starts lawsuit over acid spills on B.C. highway

Hundreds of vehicles have been written off by ICBC due to sulphuric acid contamination

Nearly 4,000 claims have been started over the two Trail acid spills. To date, 400+ vehicles have been written off due to acid contamination. (Sheri Regnier photo)
A red ticket on the window marks the vehicles that ICBC has written off because of acid exposure. Those vehicles line the side of the Trail ICBC office located on Highway Drive in Glenmerry. (Sheri Regnier photo)

ICBC looks to sue as 400 vehicles written off from B.C. acid spills

Auto insurer looks to determine who’s at fault after acid was leaked from Teck smelter in Trail

A red ticket on the window marks the vehicles that ICBC has written off because of acid exposure. Those vehicles line the side of the Trail ICBC office located on Highway Drive in Glenmerry. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Teck Trail Operations facing east. (Sheri Regnier photo)

U.S. Court upholds Teck ruling

Teck appealed a previous decision that the company must pay $8.25 million in the Tribes’ court costs

Teck Trail Operations facing east. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Dave Basso was just getting home from work on Wednesday when he spotted a group of people standing near the underside of the Victoria St. Bridge in East Trail. He went to see what was going on and snapped this photo of a mountain goat lodged under the structure just after 5:30 p.m.                                Dave Basso photo

VIDEO: Mountain goat stuck for hours under B.C. bridge returned to wild

Conservation officers were able to tranquilize and free the goat

Dave Basso was just getting home from work on Wednesday when he spotted a group of people standing near the underside of the Victoria St. Bridge in East Trail. He went to see what was going on and snapped this photo of a mountain goat lodged under the structure just after 5:30 p.m.                                Dave Basso photo
As of Aug. 2, ICBC has received 388 claims related to the May 23 sulphuric acid spill in Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Hundreds turn to ICBC after Kootenay acid spill damages cars

Undercarriages, frames and suspensions are being examined for signs of sulfuric acid contamination

As of Aug. 2, ICBC has received 388 claims related to the May 23 sulphuric acid spill in Trail. (Sheri Regnier photo)
A Trail Times reader urges others, who may have driven through the acid spill in Trail, to understand the potential risk it poses to to public safety. (Photo by Michael Mroczek on Unsplash)

Cars being junked after acid spill on Kootenay highway

A Times reader warns ‘total loss’ of car after driving through May 23 acid spill in Trail

A Trail Times reader urges others, who may have driven through the acid spill in Trail, to understand the potential risk it poses to to public safety. (Photo by Michael Mroczek on Unsplash)
A power outage set off alarms at Teck Trail as well as on social media, though the latter has since been debunked. (Photo submitted)

The only firestorm in Trail was on social media

Power outage set off alarms at Teck Trail; company says no fire or flooding

A power outage set off alarms at Teck Trail as well as on social media, though the latter has since been debunked. (Photo submitted)
Most of the new jobs that attributed to overall 2017 employment growth in the Kootenays, were in the service industry. (Photo by Matt Hoffman on Unsplash)

Kootenays outperform B.C. regions in job growth

Retail and hospitality jobs boosted 2017 Kootenay employment numbers ahead of other B.C. regions

Most of the new jobs that attributed to overall 2017 employment growth in the Kootenays, were in the service industry. (Photo by Matt Hoffman on Unsplash)
On April 10 downtown Trailclean-up was underway following a “release” of sulphuric acid. (Guy Bertrand photo)

Second commercial acid spill in Kootenay city

Station 374 Trail was called to a Hazmat scene Wednesday night on Highway 3B

On April 10 downtown Trailclean-up was underway following a “release” of sulphuric acid. (Guy Bertrand photo)
Warfield’s cannabis survey drew in 260 participants. The majority supported pot legalization and sales in the village, however residents also replied that they want to see certain dispensary restrictions. (Photo by Shane Rounce on Unsplash)

Kootenay village pot survey reveals a mixed bag

The majority of Warfield respondents were for cannabis sales, but with dispensary restrictions

Warfield’s cannabis survey drew in 260 participants. The majority supported pot legalization and sales in the village, however residents also replied that they want to see certain dispensary restrictions. (Photo by Shane Rounce on Unsplash)
Kootenay Pass avalanche on Sunday afternoon. To the left of the photo are tracks from the Zanussi’s truck. (Brian Zanussi photo)

B.C. couple caught in Kootenay Pass avalanche

Just after the ministry carried out avalanche control and opened the highway a Rossland couple was almost swept away by snow

Kootenay Pass avalanche on Sunday afternoon. To the left of the photo are tracks from the Zanussi’s truck. (Brian Zanussi photo)
Greater Trail RCMP confirm a report about an assault on a minor hockey referee in the Rossland arena was filed Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Matthew Fournier on Unsplash)

Altercation with referee, 15, causes concern for bullying in B.C. minor hockey

Greater Trail Minor hockey referee denounces post-game confrontation with parent

Greater Trail RCMP confirm a report about an assault on a minor hockey referee in the Rossland arena was filed Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Matthew Fournier on Unsplash)
The Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the Trail RCMP detachment are continuing investigation into the suspicious death.

Body discovered in burnt out car near Trail

Police report a body was found in the burnt out trunk of a 1999 Honda Civic

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit and the Trail RCMP detachment are continuing investigation into the suspicious death.
(Images: AirCanada.com)

Kootenay kidney patient awaiting Air Canada refund

Dan Ervin has waited for an Air Canada refund since his kidney transplant was cancelled in August

(Images: AirCanada.com)