"The apparent lack of interest among local communities in upgrading the Trail Airport is not as real as it may seem."
"Good luck to Fruitvale council and its campaign for an upgrade to the crosswalk on Highway 3B at the entrance to the village..."
Front yards in Trail will soon be expensive parking spaces for boats, trailers and other recreational vehicles.
"The United States elections have left many Canadians scratching their heads at the goings on south of the border."
"...Stephen Harper had better get busy building even more prisons if the latest crime report from the local RCMP is any indication."
"...which set off a flurry of questions and button pushing from the server."
"Local citizens... are justifiably irate at the proposal to slash Greater Trail in two for the purpose of federal representation."
Striking up a conversation about current affairs with family members or new acquaintances can be a tricky business.
Smart meters may not kill, but is there a benefit?
Taxes on oil pipelines, as opposed to less environmentally-risky natural gas lines, is a good place to start in offsetting the risk.
The real concern with smart meters is what we're going to get for our $50 million and the rate increase that will go with it.
At a pleasant social event recently, a guest with a personal connection to Trail city council asked me “Do you like Trail?”
Those regional district staffers and elected directors who fancy themselves as environmental stewards are at it again.
Whatever else can be said about the Trail’s new downtown plan, it doesn’t draw you in with a catchy opening.
Many of my fellow boomers have reflexively condemned the Quebec students protesting university tuition increases.
Time to assess what has been accomplished and at what cost.
Ray Maslek ponders healthcare and the labour shortage.
Do Trail motorists have a need for speed? Ray Masleck seems to think so.
Trail's campaign for a skate park, after grant applications, site scouting and park designs, seems to be running out of steam.
After years of rebuilding playgrounds because they were deemed unsafe, they now want kids to do jumps over concrete in skate parks?