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February 2023
By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Feb 02 2023

The school district is going where no (local) school district has gone before.

As a now certified Provincial Online Learning School (POLS), School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) has taken its quality brand of education to online learners in the region but now also across the province.

By Nature Conservancy of Canada on Thursday Feb 02 2023

During the recent UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, over 190 nations adopted a Global Biodiversity Framework.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Trail RCMP said Wednesday that police received information that 32-year-old Ryan Harp currently in the Trail area. 

RCMP said Harp has an outstanding unendorsed warrant for Breach of Release Order contrary to Section 145(5) of the Criminal Code.  

By Contributor on Wednesday Feb 01 2023
The West Kootenay chapter of Bags of Love was started in June 2012.
By Letters to the editor on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Dear Editor,

With Alzheimer’s Awareness month coming to a close, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. wants to say a big thank you to the people of the West Kootenay for joining forces with us to raise awareness and flipping the script on stigma associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

By CBT on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Expressing opinions, developing ideas and planning to take action in their communities: these are some of the ways that youth will be inspired at the Basin Youth Network Leadership Summit, taking place in Kimberley from May 12 to 14, 2023. Youth aged 14 to 18 are invited to apply now to this unique, free opportunity, hosted by Columbia Basin Trust.

By Contributor on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Share your beloved pet with the world by winning them a page in the BC SPCA’s 2024 Calendar. The Calendar Contest, presented by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, launches today with more prizes than ever and a limited time bonus.

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

On Jan. 28, a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer received a report of a theft of a catalytic converter from 2013 Nissan Rogue parked near the intersection of Hanna Drive and Hwy 22, in Rivervale, according to RCMP NC/oic Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

The vehicle had been parked at the popular location as it was advertised for sale.

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

On Saturday, Jan. 28, at 5:47 p.m. a frontline Trail and Greater RCMP was conducting a routine patrol in a marked vehicle when he located a collision that had just occurred between a bicyclist and vehicle in the 5800 block of Hwy 3B in Trail, according to RCMP NC/ioc Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By City of Trail on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Issued by the Trail Community Action Team

All are Welcome to the Trail Community Action Team Speaker Series

In its effort to reduce stigma towards people who are struggling in our community, the Trail Community Action Team has four events planned for February and March 2023 in its Respect & Connect speaker series.