Featured Stories

by Andrew Bennett on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:37pm

It's beautiful, and you know it. Rossland is a paradise for people who love the outdoors and each other.

The schools and teachers are great, and the community overflows with creative talent and innovative educational opportunities. Just check out the kids.


by Adrian Barnes on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:35pm

Join Grant Lawrence and singer Jill Barber for an evening of entertainment at  the Old Firehall (2115 Queen Street) on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 7:00pm. This event is hosted by the Rossland Public Library.

Lawrence will share stories from his books, show slides and a short...

by Contributor on Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 5:33am

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary is very pleased to announce that a negotiated agreement has been reached in the matter of a required Columbia River sewer crossing.

The Regional District, on behalf of the participants in the East End Regional Sewer Service, has agreed to...

Recent News

by Contributor on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 8:09am

To the dirt bikers riding on mountain bike trails:

I am a mountain biker and volunteer trail builder. I also grew up riding dirt bikes and still ride occasionally. Rossland offers endless opportunity for these sports. My...

by Linda Schulze on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:59am

The nip in the air is welcome reminder that the ski season is just around the corner. And it is time to swap the old for the less old...

Red Mountain Racer’s is the proud home club of newly crowned U14 Australian National...

by Rossland Recreation on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:53am

There are several Recreation Programs starting this week or continuing from last week. For more information about the specific programs, please take a look at the Fall / Winter Recreation Guide, at...

by Adrian Barnes on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 7:48am

After all the angst in these pages recently as many Rosslanders struggle to discern the difference between mudslinging and an invitation to debate, it's a relief to announce that the Telegraph will once again be sponsoring a Beers...

Regional News

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 3:53pm

A guy with a gun.

That seems to be how it always starts.

World War 1, JFK, Martin Luther King Jr., Lennon. Just a guy with a gun.

God knows, it’s what’s torn our little valley apart this week, and is...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:29pm

In a disturbing interview from Parliament Hill today, local MP Alex Atamanenko confirmed he is, indeed, in the East Block of Parliament Hill today, but is unharmed and safe.

“We’re in the building with armed police...

by Contributor on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:22pm

The new KB Searchlight website  for the Kootenay Boundary (KB) region is the first local web resource to link all child and youth mental health care...

by Keagan Little on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 2:11pm

Friday night, the Castlegar Rebels played in Spokane, a game which ended in a tough loss in overtime.  Spokane scored a late power play goal with just under a minute-and-a-half left to tie the game and scored 16 seconds into the...

Provincial & National

Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses Canada on War Memorial shooting

Prime Minister Stephen Harper . . . I join all Canadians in praying for those touched by today’s attack.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks:

“My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil.

“Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada.

“Corporal Cirillo was killed today – murdered in cold blood – as he provided a ceremonial Honour Guard at Canada’s National War Memorial.

Health Minister updates BC's readiness for Ebola

Health Minister updates BC's readiness for Ebola

Health Minister Terry Lake has issued the following update on the health-care system's preparation for the low likelihood of a case of Ebola in B.C.:

"Our Ebola Preparedness task force has been meeting regularly, and has been reviewing B.C.'s protocols to respond to the unlikely occurrence of a case of Ebola arriving in the province. 

"The task force, in consultation with the health authorities, have designated the following sites as regional centres to assess those under investigation for Ebola and to treat confirmed Ebola cases: