Timothy Schafer

Cops on the lookout for distracted drivers

Keep your eyes on the road and your hands upon the wheel—RCMP will be out in force this month cracking down on distracted drivers.

School District 20 – Facilities review rekindles big decisions

Castlegar and Rossland are expected to be down one school after this year as the board of trustees begins a facilities review this month.

City seeking management plan for rivers

City Trail is calling upon the province and BC Hydro to create a water management system to prevent future flooding.

Blackout in Beaver Valley

Nearly 100 people in the Beaver Valley were without power for seven hours Tuesday night due to wind storm.

Cougar invades Sunningdale home

Animal tracked down and killed by Conservation officer

Huckleberry’s licence request gets approved

After four years operating under a temporary use permit, Huckleberry's Café has been approved for a service licence for their location.

Trail council gives itself a pay raise

For the first time in five years Trail city councillors will be giving themselves a raise of 2.3%.

City takes umbrage over Fortis move

Still waters are running deeper after a FortisBC announcement of a new $16 million West Kootenay Operations Centre in Ootischenia.

Red Mtn. looks to amend rec. plan

Red Mountain Resort is looking to create an informal trail network, logging and moving a lift location in the controlled recreation area.

Esplanade City land ‘up for grabs’

The City could be offering all or part of its riverfront properties along the Esplanade to private interests.

Teck plume creates smoke of dissent

The smoke stacks looming above Trail’s downtown have been garnering more attention lately than they should.

Shambhala shake down nets new court caseload

RCMP presence was strong for this year's Shambhala Music Festival.

Rossland skatepark design lands on council table for final approval

The final blessing on the design of Rossland’s new skatepark is now in the hands of City council.

Int’l fires contribute to Trail smoke eating

It's smoke from international fires that's clouding up Trail skies these days.

Intervention on smart meters urged by private individuals

Intervener status is available to all who want their voice heard on the prospect of smart meters being installed on West Kootenay homes.

KAST casts out net for award nominations

Nominations are open for Kootenay Association for Science and Technology's Spirit of Innovation Awards gala in September.

Rossland -Musical offers insight to Mennonite smuggler

The production "Mennonite Mafia" will play Sunday & Monday August 12 & 13 at the Miner's Hall in Rossland.

Two new Trail businesses open doors

Valley Firearms opens at its new location today, and Trail Brewing is also opening their doors for the first time.

Busy year for Greater Trail Search and Rescue crews

It has been one of the busiest years on record for the South Columbia Search and Rescue unit.

Missing teen found

Trail RCMP has confirmed that missing teen Morgan Durocher has been found, unharmed, in the north Okanagan.