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by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

On Saturday, Dec. 10 at 9:53 a.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer received an emergency alert from a smart watch which stated that its owner had been in a severe car accident, in Rossland, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

On Saturday, Dec. 10, at 5:30 p.m. frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer responded to a report of a furry green suspect in a red suit stealing the show at City of Trail’s Santa Parade in East Trail, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

On Friday, Dec. 9 at 7:27 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer responded to a report of guitar case containing a shotgun located outside of an apartment building on Brookside Road, in Fruitvale, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

On Sunday, Dec.11, at 9:50 a.m. frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers responded to a report of a 19-year-old Trail man choking a 49-year-old Trail man with a chain in the 1500 block of Bay Avenue, in Trail, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

Wicentowich said the 19-year-old Trail man fled the area after the attack.

by RDKB on Tuesday Dec 13 2022
“I love firefighting,” says Carlene Pires, who has become the first-ever female captain within the Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue Service (KBRFR).  “I just so happen to be a woman too,” she adds.

Carlene is proud of her paid-on-call (POC) job as well as the determination and accomplishments that have engineered her rise to the top.  She hopes that any publicity gener

by CBT on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

The list of non-profit organizations across the Columbia Basin that will soon be benefiting from new technology is long.

Ninety-one groups are purchasing equipment that will improve their operations and help them continue to deliver vital services. The projects are being done with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

Planning to drive over the busy holiday season?

Whether it’s to see family and friends or for work, West Kootenay/Boundary drivers will be at risk.

ICBC reports an average of more than 1,900 crashes every year in B.C. over the holidays. Claims for injuries incurred during work-related driving increase every December, according to WorkSafeBC statistics.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Dec 12 2022

For those that regularly traverse the city sidewalks on a daily winter sojourn the trip might be a little more precarious this snowy season.

The city has established a new Snow and Ice Control Policy but has the priority of sidewalk and stairway clearing behind the completion of the city’s streets.

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