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by Sara Golling on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:52am

Present: Mayor Greg Granstrom and Council members Tim Thatcher, Kathy Moore, Kathy Wallace, Cary Fisher, and Jill Spearn.

Staff:  Acting CAO Tracey Butler, Assistant Cynthia Anonuevo, Planner Stacey Lightbourne, and Acting CFO Lois Hunter.

The first item of business on April...

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by Contributor on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:20am

This Earth Day, April 22nd 2014, the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is proud to present an inspiring feature, “The Change Agents”, to further spread the message of individual ability to foster the growing movement of positive change.

by Josefin Svedberg on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:13am

Friday the 11th of April there was an opening night of a new art show at Rossland Art Gallery. It was a successful night with a great turnout. An exhilarated audience viewed the art of local artists whilst snacking on treats and listening to chilled beats by DJ Fresh-Cut Melon.


Recent News

by Liam Barnes on Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:49pm

On Wednesday, May 7th, the final day of Youth Week, the 7 Summits Center For Learning will be hosting Red Talks, an evening of local guest speakers sharing their ideas, experiences and insights focusing on the theme: Life Path...

by Rossland Recreation on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:37am

Community Easter Hunt!

The Rossland Museum is hosting the First Annual Community Easter Hunt on Sunday April 20th from 11am-1pm. This is a BYOB-(Bring Your Own Basket) event! The Hunt will be outside (...

by Adrian Barnes on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:32am

Starting next week, The Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar will be holding its annual art show, Young Voices, which features both student and teacher art from School District 20. This year's show looks to be an exciting one,...

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by Les Carter on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:03am

Take a break on Easter Sunday and celebrate the return of green grass and sunshine with Joe Hill Coffee House, Rossland’s famous community showcase for talent from far and near.

Our performers for April 20 are


Regional News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 9:46pm

RCMP has good news in the case of a man who left the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Saturday afternoon against doctors orders.

Trail RCMP report that Alex Willness, 19, was found late Saturday night in the Trail...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 9:15pm

Trail RCMP are reporting that a body of a woman has been recovered from the Columbia River Friday (April 18) at approximately 7 p.m.

The body was recovered with the assistance of Search and Rescue near the Trail Airport.


by Contributor on Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 8:49pm

Dear Parents, guardians and students:

Late on Thursday, April 17, 2014 the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) gave formal strike notice to school districts across the province of BC. Starting on Wednesday...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:30am

Nelson RCMP are pleased to report that a 28-year-old man missing since Wednesday (April 16) has been found.

Tyler Sheriff was located on Friday evening (April 18).

Sheriff was last seen Wednesday hitchhiking east at the...

Provincial & National

35-yr-old Dutch national facing at least five charges in connection with suicide of BC's Amanda Todd

35-yr-old Dutch national facing at least five charges in connection with suicide of BC's Amanda Todd

In a live press conference Thursday, Coquitlam RCMP confirmed what Dutch media had already reported: that a 35-year-old man has been charged in connection with the abuse, bullying and victimization that ultimately led to the suicide of 15-year-old BC resident Amanda Todd.

According to Dutch media reports, the man is facing five charges, including extortion, internet luring, criminal harassment and the possession and distribution of child pornography. He is accused of luring and sexually exploiting victims in Europe, the UK, the US and Canada.

CAMRA calls for better beer legislation

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Despite the growing popularity of craft beer in British Columbia, many consumers are still being left in the dark when it comes to knowing exactly what’s in their glass and a local consumer advocacy group is asking them to make a fuss about it.