Guy Bertrand

Times in Trail: Canadians keep taking hits from ‘majorities’ gone wild

"Nobody ever votes for cuts to education or increased police power over its citizens."

Times in Trail: Targeting left-lane hoggers more political than practical

"It’s more fanfare than substance considering the police have a hard enough time cracking down on distracted drivers"

MP Alex Atamanekno ‘happy’ Obama won

The aftermath of Barrack Obama’s re-election wasn’t lost on Canadian politicians including Alex Atamanenko, the MP for Southern Interior.

Online contest touts local ski towns and resorts

Rossland/Nelson entry advances to next round in Ski Town Throwdown

City hoping bylaw spurs downtown renos

The grand vision of rejuvenating downtown Trail is not only a task for the city but also people and local businesses.

Earthquake highlights importance of Greater Trail emergency response

Saturday’s 7.7-magnitude earthquake in the Haida Gwaii region is definitely a wake-up call to all citizens.

Proposed Greyhound route cuts impact Trail passengers

Dogged by poor ridership, Greyhound Canada is proposing reducing the frequency of trips through the Kootenays.

Teck puts mega project on hold

Teck Trail Operations announced Wednesday that it will put its construction of the $210 million No. 4 Furnace Project on hold.

Region gets an early taste of winter

Tuesday Greater Trail residents woke up to a variety of levels of snow from 22 cm in high elevations to a light covering in the valley.

Presidential debate failed to satisfy a football nation

Last week’s U.S. presidential debate has been analyzed, dissected, and reviewed as if it was the aftermath of an NFL football game.

BCHL: Smokies eager to showcase talents on home ice

Trail Smoke Eaters host West Kelowna in home opener.

Smokies shine in final exhibition game

Trail beats Merritt 8-3 in lone pre-season appearance on home ice.

Lightning storm sparks fire watch for Greater Trail

An early morning storm produced several lightning strikes in the West Kootenay on Wednesday.

Orioles heading north to compete for provincial title

The Trail Orioles head out this Friday to the 2012 provincial championship in Prince George.

New law won’t deter metal thieves, says Trail recycler

The new metal theft law in B.C. is proving tougher on paper products than on thieves of precious metals.

Clark needs to walk the talk in pipeline position

Premier Christy Clark has demanded the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline wouldn’t go ahead without meeting B.C.’s demands.

BCHL – Trail Smoke Eaters unveil 2012-13 schedule

Four fewer regular-season games translates to less weeknight tilts

Trail Orioles split with Stars, eye Western Canadian berth this weekend

The Trail Orioles got the same timely hits and solid pitching but cut down on costly errors to pull out a 6-5 win over the San Diego Stars

‘You can observe a lot by just watching’

All you need is simply a will to pitch in and help make a difference.

Strong effort puts Trail Jays back in win column

Trail hosts Cranbrook for doubleheader on Sunday afternoon