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by Trail Champion on Thursday Apr 06 2023

On Sunday, April 2, at 12:45 p.m., frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers responded to an incident where a 39-year-old Trail man was allegedly assaulted with a cane by a 28-year-old Trail man in the 1400 block of Bay Avenue in Trail, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 06 2023

British Columbia faces crucial decisions on climate and the environment with the proposed development of new LNG export plants.

Four or more LNG projects have been planned and the sector will be fed by drilling as many as 50,000 more fracked gas wells in the northeast of the province.

by Valerie Rossi on Tuesday Apr 04 2023

Come fill your basket with a unique mix of local agricultural products and handmade artisanal items readily available at the growing IncrEDIBLE Farmers Market this season.

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 04 2023

The pandemic highlighted the many benefits of getting outside regularly and connecting with nature. 

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada underlined the need for us to deepen our understanding and knowledge of local Indigenous history, culture, language and land.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Apr 04 2023

Players from Nelson, Trail, Castlegar Grand Forks and Rock Creek joined together to capture the BC Hockey U18A Female Hockey Championship held recently in Williams Lake.

The West Kootenay U18 Wildcats defeated Victoria Reign 5-2 to claim the overall title.

The Wildcats went 2-1-1 during the round robin before edging Vancouver IHA 3-2 in overtime to advance to the final.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Apr 03 2023

The fungus that causes white nose syndrome in bats has been detected in bat guano in the Grand Forks area.

Since the arrival of the fungus on the west coast of the United States in 2016, the Province has been monitoring for its arrival in B.C.

by Contributor on Monday Apr 03 2023

John Kennedy has been fishing Kootenay Lake for about 30 years, but never as profitably as this winter, when a bag of frozen fish heads netted him $1,000 in prizes in the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

“I finally ran out of room in my freezer,” said the transplanted Calgarian. 

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Apr 03 2023

After raising nearly $500,000 in one month and a further $400,000 soon after the region’s newest park is set to open.

“Softly,” that is. The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) announced the opening of Krestova Regional Park on Saturday, April 1, making it the second largest property run by the RDCK at 55 hectares.