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Carbon Pricing 101: How it Works

Carbon pricing can be confusing. Simply put, it’s designed to increase costs of burning polluting fossil fuels and encourage cleaner alternatives. It creates a financial incentive for people and businesses to pollute less. Rebates help keep household costs down. As of 2023, 73 global carbon-pricing instruments were in operation worldwide, covering around 23 per cent […]

Castlegar woman doubles down on arrests in Trail

On Thursday, April 4 at 11:30 p.m., according to police, a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer was conducting a routine patrol when he allegedly spotted a 41-year-old Castlegar woman driving a vehicle, while prohibited from doing so, in the 800 block of Farwell Street in Trail. “The officer went to detain her and […]

Man arrested after assault, threats towards another person

On Saturday, April 6 at 3:46 p.m., frontline Trail and Greater District officers received a report that a 30-year-old Maple Ridge man (formerly of Trail) had allegedly threatened and assaulted another person with a knife. At the same time, witnesses reported that the man was driving erratically and speeding in a vehicle on Hospital Bench […]

Chicken leads to car crash, massive fines

A driver in Rossland ate the most expensive bite of chicken in his life, according to Trail top vop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. “On Sunday, April 7, 2024, at 2:57 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Hwy 3, near the Nancy Green […]

Doukhobor historical memoir launches at the Nelson Library

In a time of war and division, Vera Maloff’s newly published book on one man’s pacifist convictions has never been so relevant. That one man was Vera’s grandfather. They Called Him a Radical: The Memoirs of Pete Maloff and the Making of a Doukhobor Pacifist is a collection of his memoirs, written while under house […]

Canadian Cancer Society urgently seeking volunteer drivers to help cancer patients in Castlegar

Dear Editor, The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is calling on residents of Castlegar, BC to help community members facing a cancer diagnosis by becoming a volunteer driver with our Wheels of Hope transportation program. Volunteer drivers not only provide a means for clients to get to and from cancer-related appointments, they also offer a safe […]

Daniel Street realignment project moves forward

Construction contract awarded to Marwest for substantial project City of Trail has contracted Marwest Industries Ltd. to conduct construction activities between 2031 and 2217 Daniel Street. Work will begin on Monday, April 8, 2024 and reach substantial completion on or before October 15, 2024. The contract administrator for the project is WSP Canada. There will […]

Holy mischief! Fool's Day prank goes awry

On Monday, April 1,  at 10:57 p.m. frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers were dispatched to a mischief report on Rockland Avenue in Trail, according to Trail top cop, RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. He said a complainant had reported that youths were knocking on doors and announcing that they were Jesus and there to save […]

Woman drives off highway and into marsh near Oasis, RCMP seek witnesses

On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer responded to a report of a single vehicle incident on Highway 22, near Oasis. A 53-year-old Greenwood woman was still on scene when police arrived, and reportedly uninjured. She told police that she was driving to Castlegar when her and her vehicle […]

Theft leads to impaired and assault charges for Rossland man

On Sunday, March 30, at 5:59 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer received a report that a 44-year-old Rossland man allegedly attempted to steal liquor from a business in the 1900 block of Columbia Avenue, in Rossland, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. He said the liquor was recovered; however, the man […]
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