Jim Bailey

Glen Kalesniko (left) and Mark Allen stand locked outside their respective downtown Trail businesses because the building that houses Pride Gym and Performance Fitness has been closed more than two months due to fire code violations. Photo: Jim Bailey

Weights idle, ring empty; Trail gym owners locked out of their businesses

“Honestly, it’s been a nightmare,” Glen Kalesniko, Pride Gym, said of the 2+ month lockout

Glen Kalesniko (left) and Mark Allen stand locked outside their respective downtown Trail businesses because the building that houses Pride Gym and Performance Fitness has been closed more than two months due to fire code violations. Photo: Jim Bailey
Rossland developer applications for permits to remove trees on private property was denied by Rossland council in August 2021. Photo: Jim Bailey

Developer wins case against City of Rossland

Court rules that the city acted in bad faith when considering development permit applications

Rossland developer applications for permits to remove trees on private property was denied by Rossland council in August 2021. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Teck Trail Operations fined $2.2M for 2019 spill

Teck spilled 2.5 million litres of a low pH solution into the Columbia River

Photo: Trail Times
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Trail RCMP on the lookout for wanted man

The RCMP is asking the public for assistance in tracking down 43-year-old Jarrid Constantin

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Accused shooter at Trail ambulance station served time for manslaughter

Francis Paradis is facing attempted murder charges in Trail; served 11 months in a Quebec prison

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Pend d’Oreille property owner Jim Urquhart gets about $500 per year for two transmission lines running through his back yard. Photo: Jim Bailey

West Kootenay landowner seeks fair land-use compensation from power companies

Jim Urquhart calls out landowners to protest power companies’ in perpetuity right-of-way agreements

Pend d’Oreille property owner Jim Urquhart gets about $500 per year for two transmission lines running through his back yard. Photo: Jim Bailey
Royal Theatre owner Lisa Milne is appreciative of all the support she has received following traumatic incidents at theatre. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail theatre owners thankful for support after series of traumatic events

Royal Theatre owners Jason and Lisa Milne considered selling the heritage landmark

Royal Theatre owner Lisa Milne is appreciative of all the support she has received following traumatic incidents at theatre. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Kootenay man arrested for voyeurism at Beaver Valley Arena

Trail RCMP arrest a man for recording young women while changing at a hockey arena in Fruitvale

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Rossland and Nelson Run Clubs will be raising funds and awareness for men’s mental health in the Move for Movember 69-km run from Nelson to Trail on Saturday. Photo: Submitted

Move for Movember, support West Kootenay run for mental health

Plan to leave Lakeside Park in Nelson at 7 a.m., reach Gyro Park in Trail over 10 to 12 hours

Rossland and Nelson Run Clubs will be raising funds and awareness for men’s mental health in the Move for Movember 69-km run from Nelson to Trail on Saturday. Photo: Submitted
Dr. Paul Raju and Nurse Emily LaRochelle helped acquire supplies at the Trail hospital to send to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay medical staff send aid to children’s hospital in Sri Lanka

Kootenay nurses were able to collect and transfer 80 endrotracheal tubes and 48 laryngeal masks

Dr. Paul Raju and Nurse Emily LaRochelle helped acquire supplies at the Trail hospital to send to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos: Submitted
Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash

Kootenay Rotaries feel the pinch after gaming branch scuttles online Bingo

Community groups across the province will be impacted by decision to cancel online Rotary Bingo

Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash
The incident happened on Tuesday. Photo: File

Update: Shots fired at Trail hospital; 1 person arrested

RCMP reported that shots were fired at the BCEHS ambulance station near Trail hospital

The incident happened on Tuesday. Photo: File
The Rossland Running Club joined up with the Nelson club to tackle the Seven Summits Trail earlier this month. The groups are hosting its Rossland to Nelson Run over the next four Saturdays, starting Oct. 29. (submitted photo)

Rossland Run Club hosts challenging and fun event

Join the Rossland Running Club in its run to Nelson event going over the next four weeks

The Rossland Running Club joined up with the Nelson club to tackle the Seven Summits Trail earlier this month. The groups are hosting its Rossland to Nelson Run over the next four Saturdays, starting Oct. 29. (submitted photo)
RCMP officers respond to sudden death in downtown Trail early Wednesday, Oct. 12. (File photo)

Man accused of impersonating doctor in Trail dies a week later by electrocution

Trail RCMP believe the man was electrocuted while attempting to climb down a power pole

RCMP officers respond to sudden death in downtown Trail early Wednesday, Oct. 12. (File photo)
Kootenay Mountaineering Club plans for three high-country camping and hiking adventures every year. Photo: KMC

Kootenay mountaineers living the high life

Members have been taking hikers into the backcountry for more than 50 years

Kootenay Mountaineering Club plans for three high-country camping and hiking adventures every year. Photo: KMC
Eliza Dawson from Trail is the first University of Calgary Dinos rower to be named to the Row for Canada 2022 NextGen National Team and competed in the World U23 Rowing Championship in Varese, Italy last month. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay athlete ascends to world rowing stage

Trail rower Eliza Dawson competed at the World U23 Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy

Eliza Dawson from Trail is the first University of Calgary Dinos rower to be named to the Row for Canada 2022 NextGen National Team and competed in the World U23 Rowing Championship in Varese, Italy last month. Photo: Submitted
Greg Barber, formerly of Montrose, took four months to complete the 4,200-km hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Turn to page 10 to see more photos of his epic journey. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay native reflects on 4,200-km trek on pacific trail

Greg Barber hikes from Mexico to Canada over Sierra and Cascade Mountains

Greg Barber, formerly of Montrose, took four months to complete the 4,200-km hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Turn to page 10 to see more photos of his epic journey. Photo: Submitted
Interior Health posted a Drug Alert for Greater Trail

Interior Health issues drug alert for Greater Trail

Samples of Fentanyl and benzodiazepine are 3 to 4 times stronger than average

Interior Health posted a Drug Alert for Greater Trail
The West Kootenay arm of the BC Backcountry Hunters and Anglers has launched a citizen science project to collect information on West Kootenay alpine lake fisheries. Photo: Jim Bailey

Call for West Kootenay anglers to help with research project

Anglers can be rewarded by voracious trout that will strike at anything resembling a food source

The West Kootenay arm of the BC Backcountry Hunters and Anglers has launched a citizen science project to collect information on West Kootenay alpine lake fisheries. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters head of marketing Allison McCarthy. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail Smoke Eaters Allison McCarthy earns top BCHL marketing award

The BCHL marketing award was voted on by fellow marketers and league staff

Smoke Eaters head of marketing Allison McCarthy. Photo: Sheri Regnier