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Trail Come out and play

Trail has an exciting summer in the works

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Trail Trail’s OK Car Wash leaves your vehicle sparkling

Trail’s newest car wash, the OK Car Wash, located at 8137 Old Waneta Road has been open for about six months now.

Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, Education Selkirk celebrates 25 years of international education

Selkirk College is hosting a special reunion on July 8, 9 and 10 at the Castlegar campus to celebrate 25 years of international education.

Trail, Developments Home Hardware in Trail gets major facelift

Manager Tim Harding and his staff at Trail’s Home Hardware recently celebrated an extensive store renovation with an official grand re-opening.

Trail Teck reports lead solution leak at Trail smelter

A leak at Teck Resource’s smelter in Trail is not expected to damage the environment or pose a risk to people, the company said this week.

Castlegar, Trail, Developments JJ Fashions on the move in Castlegar

Owner Steve Streloff of Kootenay Klothes Kloset Ltd—parent company of JJ Fashions in Castlegar and Trail—is currently constructing a new building on busy Highway 22 just south of Canadian Tire in Castlegar.

Trail, Environment A legacy for the Basin

The construction of a second power plant on the Waneta Dam will utilize water that would otherwise pass over the dam’s spillways.

by Kali Love and Tanya Laing Gahr
Trail, Technology Firebird Technologies Inc. takes off

Firebird Technologies Inc. will have an official opening of its new facility in Trail, B.C., on May 17, 2011.

by Lisa Crane
Trail, Mining, Technology Reusing what is not renewable

Teck Trail Operations leads the way to a greener future by taking e-waste and recycling its usable metals.

by Kali Love
Trail, Developments Fifth and final stage, a family affair

The fifth phase of the Miral Heights subdivision in Trail, B.C., opens in late May 2011. Miral Heights Phase Five Developments is locally owned and operated.

by Lisa Crane
Trail, Technology The need for speed

Trail is boosting its economic potential by incorporating fibre optic technology.

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Trail, Tourism Reconnect with your roots

Trail’s mural project illustrates the multi-faceted history of the city.

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Trail Inspection expert

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Grand Forks, Castlegar, Nelson, New Denver, Rossland, Trail Insuring a future for the West Kootenay

In December of 2010, it was announced that a merger would take place between independent insurance providers, RHC Insurance Brokers Ltd. and Anderson Insurance.

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Trail Bob and Heidi Evans

It’s like a movie script: boy meets girl, they fall in love and get married, open up a burger shop and live happily ever after.

by Tanya Laing Gahr
Trail, Developments, Environment LEEDing by example

Last March, renovations and redevelopments commenced on the RDKB administration building and completion is scheduled for March 2011.

by Kali Love
Trail Doggone it

Trail, Developments, Mining, Technology Soaring to new heights

Firebird Technologies Inc. offers products unique on a global stage and its new facility will allow the company to develop new products and expand into different markets.

by Trevor Crawley
Cranbrook, Fernie, Trail, Developments From the ground up

Wanting to provide a united voice for developers, builders and businesses in Cranbrook, CABBDA has formed, hoping to advocate for the industry and provide input into regulatory practices.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Nelson, Trail Music maven

Trail, Tourism Mapping a route to success

A brother duo from Trail has released their established mapping guidebooks on a GPS platform.

by Trevor Crawley
Trail All sewed up

Tina Ihas, owner of Sugar Shack Quilting Co. Ltd. in Trail, B.C., likes to point out that her shop is about a lot more than just quilting.

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Trail, Mining The elements of education

The community of Trail hosted the International Zinc Association (IZA) 2010 Zinc College in May 2010—the first time the event has been held in Canada.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
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Trail, Technology Innovation generation

For more than 114 years, the lead-zinc smelter in Trail has been the primary economic driver in the West Kootenay community; now, it is the genesis of several directly related high-tech companies and is creating a revolution in innovative businesses.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
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Trail A sense of civic pride

The fortunes of Trail are so connected to those of the Teck Metals Inc. smelter as to be almost inseparable. So when “the number 1 taxpayer” announced that it was running at full steam and hiring at least 140 new people in the next year, Mayor Dieter Bogs said the news couldn’t be better for the community.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Trail, Tourism Tales from the mighty Columbia River

Before the Teck smelter created a city that at one time was the third largest in British Columbia, even before the First Nations people fished the waters, there were the mountains and the mighty Columbia River.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Trail Makeup mastery

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