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Message from #BCDocs is #stayhome. (Photo: Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice)

Kootenay Boundary doctors urge everyone to #stayhome

“The time is now. Every day will now see a doubling of cases,” report Kootenay Boundary doctors.

Message from #BCDocs is #stayhome. (Photo: Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice)
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Physical distancing has Kootenays hunting for hearts

PHOTOS: Courtesy of West & East Kootenay Social Distancing Fun Hunt! Facebook page

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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
BC Transit asks ridership across the province to board buses through the rear doors. Also announced Friday afternoon that fares will be waived for 30 days. Image: BC Transit

BC Transit implements rear door loading, no fares

BC Transit introduces these changes as a social distancing measure

BC Transit asks ridership across the province to board buses through the rear doors. Also announced Friday afternoon that fares will be waived for 30 days. Image: BC Transit
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)
South Columbia Search and Rescue volunteers provide emergency services to the RCMP, BC Ambulance Service, and BC Coroners Service. The team’s base in located in Fruitvale. (Trail Times file photo)

West Kootenay SAR rescues seriously injured snowboarder

The subject was extricated and flown to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

South Columbia Search and Rescue volunteers provide emergency services to the RCMP, BC Ambulance Service, and BC Coroners Service. The team’s base in located in Fruitvale. (Trail Times file photo)
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
Rendering of completed KBRH front entrance. Image: Interior Health

Shuttle service at Trail hospital will remain for now

“ … shuttle service will remain in place while work on the new drop-off area … continues.”

Rendering of completed KBRH front entrance. Image: Interior Health
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
Salmo RCMP report drug bust

Salmo RCMP report drug bust

Fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine were seized along with Canadian cash

Salmo RCMP report drug bust
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)
KBRH was shrouded in fog and countless yards of tarp early Wednesday. The fog eventually lifted in the valley, but the new addition will remain under wraps as workers continue to build the new emergency department wing on the lower level and an ambulatory care unit atop. (Sheri Regnier photo)

West Kootenay-Boundary hospital board elects new chair, begins budget talks

The next board meeting is slated for March 25 in Castlegar

KBRH was shrouded in fog and countless yards of tarp early Wednesday. The fog eventually lifted in the valley, but the new addition will remain under wraps as workers continue to build the new emergency department wing on the lower level and an ambulatory care unit atop. (Sheri Regnier 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)