Timothy Schafer

Affected Greater Trail residents can get Cash Store refunds

Ruling on illegal fees results in refunds for Kootenay customers

Communities sign up for Carbon Neutral Kootenays

Trail, Rossland, Fruitvale and Montrose among towns involved

Webinar helps Greater Trail businesses prepare for PST return

Kootenay companies can catch webinar on Tuesday on government website

Jobless rate dips, job seekers grow

While the unemployment rate in the Kootenays dropped in November, Statistics Canada has noted more people were looking for work.

Power bills going up on New Year’s Day

The Christmas bills will come early this year for Greater Trail as FortisBC has received approval to increase their rates by 6.6%

Region gets early avalanche warning

A high avalanche danger hangs over the West Kootenay Boundary backcountry as instabilities in the snow pack have been compromised

Job action will impact patient services at KBRH

Brief job action by hospital pharmacists and medical imaging technicians is expected to impact patient services at KBRH.

B.C. Hydro reaches tentative deal with union

A handful of Greater Trail BC Hydro employees could have a new contract this year after being without one since April.

Trail Airport revenue soars in 2012

Revenue generated by the Trail Municipal Airport has increased 44.1 per cent from last year, but expansion still remains in question.

Kelowna cops seize pot and cash from Trail men

Two Trail men were arrested for possession when a RCMP officer smelled marijuana in their vehicle.

President mum on changes at Trail and District Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber has voted unanimously to release executive director Maggie Stayanovich, causing 5 of 11 directors to resign their positions.

Precipitation total keeps climbing for West Kootenays

With one month left in 2012, this could be the wettest year on record after another 162.9mm of precipitation fell in November.

Trail mayor relieved Teck project delayed not cancelled

Mayor Dieter Boggs is disappointed that the e-waste project is not moving ahead, but is relieved that it has not been cancelled.

Support for eye surgery equipment reviewed

Current eye Trail doctor fires a salvo to the under performing state of surgical equipment at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.

Union strikes deal with FortisBC

The ink has dried on the agreement between COPE 378 members and FortisBC Inc. Trail members served strike notice bank in October.

City seeking help in covering costs of water damage

City of Trail is seeking recovery costs from the province for damages related to the water related events from this past summer.

Firefighters respond to blaze at former Eagles Hall

Firefighters from Trail, Montrose and Warfield responded to a fire Sunday night at the old Eagles' building in downtown Trail.

Greater Trail lead and dust levels continue to drop

Lead and dust falls from Teck have been on a downward trend in the summer, but the levels in the air in Tadanac still remain high

School trustee pushes for maintenance at Rossland playground

School District 20 in favour of City of Rossland staff maintaining equipment

Former Trail doctor faces misconduct in Manitoba

Doctor Allan was charged with five criminal counts in Rossland court in 1994