Timothy Schafer

FortisBC served with strike notice

81 Trail people served strike notice at FortisBC as employees of Cope 378 union voted in favour of a strike

Nitehawks sweep Rebels

Beaver Valley Nitehawks flying high after win over the Castlegar Rebels on the weekend.

Trail Boundary expansion hurts valley, says director

A move to extend the City of Trail’s boundaries is a bad deal for the neighbouring Beaver Valley, says Ali Grieve.

Committee agrees to create long-term cemetery plan

The issue of a lack of cemetery plots in the Greater Trail region could remain buried no longer.

Record water levels wreaked havoc on sewer system

High water levels in Trail have forced the City to pay up.

New Columbia Basin Trust grants aimed at social issues

Social well being and social issues are the target of the newly created Columbia Basin Trust Social Grants Program.

Site of electoral boundaries meeting irks local politicians

Local politicians are riled up after an Electoral Boundaries Commission omission eliminated Greater Trail from the public meeting schedule.

Montrose water well drilling complete

Robbin’s Engineering has just finished drilling the new water well for the Village of Montrose

ICBC Picket lines coming to Trail

ICBC employees at the Trail Claims Centre are expected to join 1,500 members across the province on the picket lines Tuesday.

Trail Councillor disputes claim in CBC story

Gord DeRosa said he does not believe allegations that Teck’s effluent and slag tainted the health of the residents of Northport, Wash.

Travelling art show Busted comes to Nelson

Travelling art show Busted - showcasing work by Nelson artists- arrives at Spiritbar.

Fruitvale, Montrose in fine fiscal form

Released annual reports show that both Fruitvale and Montrose posted financial surpluses in 2011.

Bridging 100 years

Visac Gallery & the Trail Historical Society are acknowledging the contributions and the importance of the “Old Bridge,” with a new exhibit.

Teck admits to downstream pollution

Teck has admitted in a U.S. court to polluting the Columbia River in Washington.

Risks minimal on this side of the border

Teck's litigation south of the border has no ramifications in Canada, says Teck's communications manager.

Kootenay unemployment rate higher than provincial figures

The Kootenay region’s unemployment is growing while the rest of the province is dropping according to Stats Canada

FortisBC breaks ground on $1.7 million facility

However, company expects to pull 67 jobs out of Greater Trail.

Selkirk College: Councillor pushes for expanded curriculum in Trail

The battle continues to expand the curriculum offered at Selkirk College Trail campus.

River treaty renegotiation ‘preempted’ by U.S. bureau, warns lawyer

The Columbia River Treaty renegotiation is being “preempted” by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Council ups fine for un-paid licences

Trail City Council passed a bylaw to raise the business licence penalty for those merchants who have not paid for their business licence.