Trail's Lauren Bay-Regula Has Won an Olympic Medal.
After three trips to the Olympics, Trail’s Lauren Bay-Regula has reached the medal podium.
The Canadian Women’s Softball team beat Mexico 3-2 in the driving rain at an empty 14-thousand seat stadium in Yokohama, Japan to capture the bronze medal.
The southpaw pitcher who turns 40 on Aug. 9, turned in three solid relief pitching performances against the U-S, Australia and Italy.
Lauren was stellar in the final round-robin game against Italy, tossing three hit-less innings with five strikeouts to close out that 8-1 six-inning victory.
Bay-Regula was a member of the 2004 team in Athens, Greece where she started in five games and recorded all three of Canada’s victories as they finished fifth.
She also posted two wins at the 2008 games in Beijing, China where Canada lost the bronze medal game.
Bay-Regula told Bounce news before heading to Japan, she was willing to take on any role given her and was confident the team would be able to get the job done to complete the unfinished business from the previous two Olympics.
Canada barely missed qualifying for the gold medal game suffering a 1-0 loss to the top ranked Americans, and a 1-0 extra inning loss to second seeded Japan.
About 50 players hit the ice Fri. on one day one of Trail Smoke Eaters Training Camp. Coach and GM Tim Fragle feels they have upgraded every position since the 2021 pod-season through trades and signings but stressed nobody's spot is guaranteed.
People's Party of Canada candidate in South Okanagan-West Kootenay Sean Taylor claims the P-P-C is the only party opposed to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and economic lockdowns and says constituents are haring his message.
A man who grew up in Trail says his seven-year-old daughter deserves justice. Steve Rosa expressed shock, confusion and anger over the acquittal of the girl's mother on a charge of first degree murder and wants the verdict appealed.
SAR and Trail RCMP responded to a pair of incidents in the Rossland area coordinating detailed missions involving two Trail women and a 15-year-old girl. Both came to successful conclusions
The COVID-19 outbreak at Kootenay Boundary regional Hospital has been contained to the psychiatric unit. Interior Health also said two patients have the virus and others who could have been exposed have been tested and isolated.
Myles Parsons received a three year prison term and five year driving prohibition for dangerous driving causing death. The incident on Highway 3-B in 2016 claimed the life of Michael McIsaac.
Until September 30th
RCMP still want to hear from witnesses after the death of a child in the Creston area. Police said a child in distress was reported to RCMP who responded with paramedics to a campground east of Creston on August 30th. The child died in Calgary Children's hospital three days later.
Two local health areas have never had more new weekly COVID-19 cases. 49 last week in Greater Trail was more than a third higher than the previous record, while Grand Forks totalled 39, almost double their previous record and more than two times higher than the previous week.