Sheri Regnier

The Southeast District Major Crimes Unit is continuing their investigation into Workman’s homicide. (Black Press image)

Trail area homicide investigation continues

Jan. 14 marked one year since Jordan Workman was discovered in the trunk of a burnt car

The Southeast District Major Crimes Unit is continuing their investigation into Workman’s homicide. (Black Press image)
Trail Times file photo

Runway incursion at Trail airport under investigation

An airport vehicle was on the YZZ runway as a passenger plane was to land, report states

Trail Times file photo
Submitted photo

Free shuttle running at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Parking and main access have been ongoing challenges since KBRH construction began in October

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Adult bed bug (Wikipedia image)

KBRH on watch for bed bugs after two recent cases

Spokesperson Mandy Lowery says there has not been a bed bug sighting at KBRH since Dec. 8

Adult bed bug (Wikipedia image)
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a busy place. Besides supporting health care for 80,000 people living in the Kootenay Boundary service area, the hospital is undergoing a two-year $19-million renovation to the emergency wing. (Sheri Regnier photo)

KBRH on watch for bed bugs after two recent cases

Spokesperson Mandy Lowery says there has not been a bed bug sighting at KBRH since Dec. 8

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a busy place. Besides supporting health care for 80,000 people living in the Kootenay Boundary service area, the hospital is undergoing a two-year $19-million renovation to the emergency wing. (Sheri Regnier photo)
John Carter, 91, was already a Trail legend after singing on the radio for years as a way to highlight his sewing shop. He became a YouTube star this week with the video release of “World’s Most Extreme Grandpa.”

‘World’s Most Extreme Grandpa’ hails from Trail, B.C.

John Carter featured on YouTube; video nears 50,000 views shortly after release

John Carter, 91, was already a Trail legend after singing on the radio for years as a way to highlight his sewing shop. He became a YouTube star this week with the video release of “World’s Most Extreme Grandpa.”
Nicole Cameron mentors students in the Trail After School Band program. A baritone sax and hundreds of sheets of music were stolen from her on Sunday. “It’s a kids band program this was stolen from, it impacts all of us, not just me,” she says. “These are bands that serve the community.” Submitted photo

Kootenay music mentor crushed by stolen sax, sheet music

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers or the Trail RCMP at 250.364.2566

Nicole Cameron mentors students in the Trail After School Band program. A baritone sax and hundreds of sheets of music were stolen from her on Sunday. “It’s a kids band program this was stolen from, it impacts all of us, not just me,” she says. “These are bands that serve the community.” Submitted photo
Dozens of vehicles of all makes and models, many appearing new, were lined up on a Highway 3B property in late summer. Marked as contaminated by the Trail acid spills, the cars, trucks, and SUVs were hauled off to the junk yard. (Sheri Regnier photo)

ICBC claims hit 4,200 after acid spills on B.C. highway

ICBC: Notice of Claim was filed, in part, to mitigate impact the spills may have on insurance rates

Dozens of vehicles of all makes and models, many appearing new, were lined up on a Highway 3B property in late summer. Marked as contaminated by the Trail acid spills, the cars, trucks, and SUVs were hauled off to the junk yard. (Sheri Regnier photo)
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 pollution ruling

Teck appealed a previous decision that it must pay $8.25 million in Colville Confederated Tribes’ court costs

Teck Trail Operations facing east. (Sheri Regnier photo)
The Passenger Transportation Board stated, “… the panel finds based on its findings above that SCSL (Silver City Stage Lines) with its local experience, knowledge and lower operating overhead, including a ridership certainty through a reservation system, it will provide not only a substitute ICB (inter-city bus) service, but one that can grow and continue in the long term. As a result, we find that application would promote sound economic conditions in the transportation business in B.C.”

Trail bus line readies to takeover Kelowna run

Silver City Stage Lines must have a booking site up by Sept. 30; two vehicles activated by Oct. 26

The Passenger Transportation Board stated, “… the panel finds based on its findings above that SCSL (Silver City Stage Lines) with its local experience, knowledge and lower operating overhead, including a ridership certainty through a reservation system, it will provide not only a substitute ICB (inter-city bus) service, but one that can grow and continue in the long term. As a result, we find that application would promote sound economic conditions in the transportation business in B.C.”
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
The $19-million KBRH upgrade is expected to break ground in the coming weeks. (Trail Times file photo)

$19-million reno ready to break ground at KBRH

At $2.45-million over budget, West Kootenay-Boundary taxpayers will pay another (near) $1 million

The $19-million KBRH upgrade is expected to break ground in the coming weeks. (Trail Times file photo)
Guillermo Angel photo

Update: Storm watch ended for West Kootenay

Environment Canada issued the advisory just before 10 a.m. August 11

Guillermo Angel 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)
The call of an interface fire just outside of Trail came into Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue just before 4 p.m. Sunday. Helitankers, a helicopter used in firefighting, especially against forest fires, was critical in assisting firefighting efforts. (Photo submitted)

Helitankers used to douse Trail wildfire

Regional firefighters from Warfield, Trail, Montrose and Genelle stayed on scene until 9:30 p.m.

The call of an interface fire just outside of Trail came into Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue just before 4 p.m. Sunday. Helitankers, a helicopter used in firefighting, especially against forest fires, was critical in assisting firefighting efforts. (Photo submitted)
A crew of utility workers across from the Warfield grade school were doing their best to take cover from the heat on Tuesday. (Guy Bertrand photo)

Kootenay town was the hot spot in all of Canada on Monday

The temperature hit 38.8 C at the Warfield weather station on July 16, setting a new daily record

A crew of utility workers across from the Warfield grade school were doing their best to take cover from the heat on Tuesday. (Guy Bertrand photo)
Kootenay Search and Rescue teams stayed at the Trail site into the early evening. (Trail Times file photo)

Updated: Coroner investigating death of Trail man

A complicated recovery was required for a man who died in a fall above the Trail hospital

Kootenay Search and Rescue teams stayed at the Trail site into the early evening. (Trail Times file photo)
Black Press file photo

Commercial huckleberry pickers put on notice

Fines for large-scale picking in place under B.C. Land Act; public urged to report offenders to RAPP

Black Press file photo