Sheri Regnier

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Trail police looking for tips to identify suspects in two ‘suspicious incidents’

Trail detachment received two separate reports of suspicious incidents on Monday, Jan. 23

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Trail RCMP respond to 2 separate stabbings in just over a week

Unrelated alleged crimes occurred Dec. 28 in Montrose and Jan. 5 in Trail

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Trail and Greater District RCMP at <a href="tel:250.364.2566">250.364.2566</a> or remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers at <a href="tel:1.800.222.8477">1.800.222.8477</a>. Image: RCMP logo

Trail police looking for tips into Christmas Eve violent home invasion

RCMP find a 42-year-old man suffering from serious injuries

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Trail and Greater District RCMP at <a href="tel:250.364.2566">250.364.2566</a> or remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers at <a href="tel:1.800.222.8477">1.800.222.8477</a>. Image: RCMP logo
“Interior Health recognizes that many of our staff are tired and experiencing burnout,” said Lannon de Best. “We’ve been facing reallychallenging and unprecedented times in the last three years and our staff are really impacted.” Photo: Mulyadi/Unsplash

Patients treated in hallways as staffing levels wane at Trail hospital

“The health care sector is facing human resource shortages and KBRH is no exception,” de Best said.

“Interior Health recognizes that many of our staff are tired and experiencing burnout,” said Lannon de Best. “We’ve been facing reallychallenging and unprecedented times in the last three years and our staff are really impacted.” Photo: Mulyadi/Unsplash
FortisBC; Gas bills will decrease by about four per cent or $4 a month on average effective Jan. 1. Photo: Unsplash

FortisBC decreasing natural gas rates by 4% next month

Depending upon gas consumption, this equates to paying around $4 less per month

FortisBC; Gas bills will decrease by about four per cent or $4 a month on average effective Jan. 1. Photo: Unsplash
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Heavy snow called for West Kootenay Saturday

Communities near Trail are expected to be particularly hit with snow today, Dec. 10

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Electric rates are set to increase Jan. 1.

FortisBC increasing electricity rates by almost 4% in January

Get ready to pay almost four per cent more on your hydropower bill next month

Electric rates are set to increase Jan. 1.
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Update: West Kootenay storm warning remains in effect

Warning of hazardous road conditions at higher elevations

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The second annual Operation Owatz event crossed the finish line, meeting its fundraising goal of $30,000. L-R: Lindy Welsby, Operation Owatz event organizer; Sandra Owatz, Operation Owatz event organizer and wife of Dr. Todd Owatz; and Dr. Andrew Schumacher, General Surgeon and colleague and friend of Dr. Owatz; presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Operation Owatz hits $30K goal to benefit Kootenay Boundary patients

Movement challenge/fundraiser in memory of KBRH surgeon Dr. Todd Owatz

The second annual Operation Owatz event crossed the finish line, meeting its fundraising goal of $30,000. L-R: Lindy Welsby, Operation Owatz event organizer; Sandra Owatz, Operation Owatz event organizer and wife of Dr. Todd Owatz; and Dr. Andrew Schumacher, General Surgeon and colleague and friend of Dr. Owatz; presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
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COVID outbreak declared over at Trail hospital

Interior Health confirms seven COVID cases, no death

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The Beaver Valley Arena, located in Fruitvale, is operated and managed by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. Photo: RDKB

Kootenay Boundary regional district employee suspended after voyeurism allegation in girls change room

The 21-year old man is expected to make his first appearance in court next year on Feb. 23

The Beaver Valley Arena, located in Fruitvale, is operated and managed by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. Photo: RDKB
The survey team will include British Columbians from a wide variety of backgrounds who engage with seniors as equals, in a conversation about what life is like in the place they live. Photo: Unsplash

Volunteers needed to survey West Kootenay seniors living in care

Nelson and Kaslo are first, with others to follow after Christmas

The survey team will include British Columbians from a wide variety of backgrounds who engage with seniors as equals, in a conversation about what life is like in the place they live. Photo: Unsplash
L-R: Leanne Heppell, executive vice president and chief ambulance officer at BC Emergency Health Services; Bruce Moffat, service medal recipient; and Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Photo: Submitted

B.C. paramedic, formerly of Trail, recognized for 30 years of exemplary service

Bruce Moffat awarded an Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal

L-R: Leanne Heppell, executive vice president and chief ambulance officer at BC Emergency Health Services; Bruce Moffat, service medal recipient; and Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Photo: Submitted
On Nov. 9, Interior Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Photo: Times file

COVID outbreak declared at Trail hospital, 7 confirmed cases

As of Nov. 14, there were six IH facilities in the throes of a COVID-19 outbreak, including KBRH

On Nov. 9, Interior Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Photo: Times file
Chad Madrigga knew exactly what his first purchase was going to be after his million dollar win — his dream car: a 1998 Dodge Viper. Photo: BC Lotto

Castlegar’s newest millionaire treats himself to a stylin’ car

To win a Maxmillions prize, you must exactly match all seven numbers on one line of your ticket

Chad Madrigga knew exactly what his first purchase was going to be after his million dollar win — his dream car: a 1998 Dodge Viper. Photo: BC Lotto
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman and local MLA Brittny Anderson tour KC Recycling’s plastic recycling plant. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay company partners to ‘Close the Loop’ for recycled plastic

KC Recycling is currently recycling over 2,000MT annually of polypropylene

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman and local MLA Brittny Anderson tour KC Recycling’s plastic recycling plant. Photo: Submitted
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Behold the Kootenay’s majestic ‘Ben Hur’

If you have a recent photo to share email: sheri.regnier@trailtimes.ca

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The incident was report the night of Thursday, Oct. 6. Image: RCMP logo

Man arrested for impersonating doctor and going on rampage at Trail hospital

The Trail man, 39 was later released from police custody on several conditions.

The incident was report the night of Thursday, Oct. 6. Image: RCMP logo
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Mother killed, 4 children injured in head-on crash near Trail

The accident occurred after a Ford pickup entered oncoming traffic and collided with the family’s car

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The Trail RCMP is still asking for witnesses to contact police if they saw any suspicious vehicles or people in the Montrose area, particularly between 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. (The explosion is reported to have occurred at 6:39 a.m.) Image: RCMP logo

RCMP suspect car blast linked to West Kootenay drug trafficking, organized crime

The explosion happened at 6:39 a.m. in the 200-block of 8th Avenue on Friday, Sept. 9

The Trail RCMP is still asking for witnesses to contact police if they saw any suspicious vehicles or people in the Montrose area, particularly between 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. (The explosion is reported to have occurred at 6:39 a.m.) Image: RCMP logo