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by Contributor on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:33am

As we live through a hot summer, we are faced with the constant threat of fire and with water shortages in most of BC. It is heartening to finally hear ongoing public recognition of the fact of global warming and the warnings that fire threat and water shortages will be a fact of life in the...

by Sara Golling on Friday, July 31, 2015 - 10:41pm

 July 30, 2015,  1:00 pm

Present:   Mayor Kathy Moore;  Councillors Marten Kruysse, Lloyd McLellan, Andy Morel,  John Greene, and Andrew Zwicker.

Absent on holidays:  Aaron Cosbey.

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by Sara Golling on Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 12:29pm

The Rossland Museum and Archives Association will receive $175,000 to help with its renewal project, and Friends of the Rossland Range Society (FORRS) will recive 85,000 to help with improving the Rossland Range Recreation Site.

Mayor Kathy Moore, Museum...

Recent News

by Contributor on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 9:46pm

We may see a "clearly marked" van taking pictures of our homes in the near future in Rossland and Trail.  The pictures are for BC Assessment, to enable them to more accurately assess the "fair market value"...

by Contributor on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 5:27pm

Golden City Days is looking for colorful parade participants to march down Columbia Avenue on Saturday September 12!  Here's the invitation:

Please accept this invitation to participate in the 2015...

by Contributor on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:40pm

Heritage BC, a charitable non profit, announces the opening of registration for their annual conference, taking place October 2-3 in Rossland, B.C.

This year’s conference, ‘The Main Thing...

by Contributor on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:18pm

If you Google "porn addiction" you'll be presented with a plethora of articles on the topic, and various suggestions for beating an addiction to pornography. Of course, some medical personnel -- and the contentious DSM...

Regional News

by Bob Hall on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 1:18pm

 Fraser Sutherland entered Selkirk College with an open mind to the meanderings of her post-secondary interests, confident the School of University Arts & Sciences would point her in the right direction.

“If you...

by Contributor on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 12:50pm

What good can come of an election, where a fraudulent, discriminatory disconnection exists between the Canadian voter, and those who Rule?

Canada, and its working class, at this moment are held in a death grip by traitorous...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday, August 3, 2015 - 7:25pm

Smoke filtering out the sun during the BC Day Holiday weekend is blowing into the region from a fire south of the 49th parallel said Karlie Shaugnessy of the Southeast Fire Centre Monday.

“Most of the smoke in...

by Bruce Fuhr on Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 12:43pm

Athletes have their favourite places to compete, and for Rossland’s Dallas Cain, the Nelson Cyswog’n’Fun Triathlon is number on his list.

Cain breezed to his seventh title in the Heritage City, blowing the field...

Provincial & National

Water use reduction order to protect fish

Coldwater River near Claybanks. — Photo courtesy Province of BC

To protect coho, chinook and steelhead populations in the Coldwater River, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson has issued temporary water use restrictions on the river and its tributaries effective midnight Friday, July 31, 2015.

The Coldwater River is located in south central part of BC.

It is the largest tributary of the Nicola River, which it joins at the city of Merritt.

Prime Minister announces longest campaign in Canada since 1872

The race is on as what may had predicted when he met with Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall Sunday. — Photo courtesy Facebook

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Sunday the start of the 42nd federal election campaign, following his meeting with Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall.

Canadians will go to the polls on October 19, 2015, after the Governor General indeed dissolved Parliament, launching the longest campaign in Canada since 1872.

“This is an election about leadership on the big issues that affect all Canadians: the economy and our country’s security,” said the Prime Minister in a release on the Conservative Party of Canada website.