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By Contributor on Sunday Oct 28 2018
Update: Sunday evening, Trail top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich issued the following update:, "SAR located the missing person.  The missing person was taken into police custody and will be medically assessed. Thank you to SAR for all their efforts.
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The Trail RCMP Detachment would like to notify the Trail public that SAR will be conducting an operation along the river in the Trail area, in an effort to locate a missing person this afternoon.
By Trevor Miller on Sunday Oct 28 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters surrendered a two-goal 3rd period lead as they dropped their sixth consecutive game with a 4-2 setback to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Saturday night at the Shaw Centre. 

Layne Sniher and Kent Johnson scored in the first and second period as the Smoke Eaters dominated play for the opening 40 minutes of the game but the Silverbacks made their way back with a four-goal third period, including a goal by Sam McBean with just over a minute remaining, that saw Trail fall by a two-goal score in Salmon Arm. 

By Contributor on Saturday Oct 27 2018

The Castlegar RCMP have a seized a substantial amount of illicit drugs following the execution of two search warrants at two Castlegar residences on Thursday.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 25 2018

Nelson Hoops Association is hosting a basketball camp in November geared to promote coaching at the younger levels.

Organizers of Nelson Hoops Association said Anthony Luyken of Canada Basketball is coming to Nelson to facilitate a coaching clinic geared towards skills and drills for Grades 1-8.

“This (clinic) is geared towards new and inexperienced coaches such as teachers and parents, as well as seasoned coaches instructing younger age groups,” a Nelson Hoops Association spokesperson said.

By Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Oct 25 2018

Richard Cannings MP (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) - Last April and May two serious acid spills caused havoc in Trail, BC.  Yesterday during Question Period, Cannings questioned the Prime Minister whether Transport Canada is properly investigating these incidents.

Cannings has also been in consultation with local officials in his pursuit to bring this important matter to the floor of the House of Commons.

By Trevor Miller on Thursday Oct 25 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters battled their way from behind but eventually fell in overtime to the Wenatchee Wild by a 5-4 score on Wednesday night at the Town Toyota Center. 

Owen Ozar collected a pair of goals and three points in his BCHL debut but it would not be enough as Trail battled back from a two-goal 1st period deficit with Lucas Sowder scoring the overtime winning goal and helping Wenatchee to a 5-4 victory in extra time. 

By Contributor on Thursday Oct 25 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Thursday that the team has acquired defenseman Powell Connor (’00) from the Chilliwack Chiefs while trading forward Levi Glasman (’99) to the Powell River Kings in a three-team trade. 

To complete the three-team trade, the Chiefs acquired defenseman Nathan Kelly (’00) from the Kings. 

By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Oct 24 2018

Ootischenia Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle vehicle MVI involving a car and a pick-up truck at the intersection of Hwy 3 and Columbia Road at approximately 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning according to Ootischenia firefighter Mike Pereversoff, who was first on scene.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 24 2018

Winter is coming – and with winter comes influenza season.

Interior Health in a media release urges the public to be protected against influenza, often called the flu, by getting your flu shot and preventing the spread of germs.

By City of Trail on Tuesday Oct 23 2018

The City of Trail yellow parking fine collection box located on the corner of Cedar Avenue and Spokane Street in downtown Trail has been vandalized and stolen, according to a press release issued by the City of Trail.