Featured Stories

by Contributor on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 9:28am

If you want Rosslander Mike Williams, he's likely on the can. The chainsaw carver is busy building a fourth outhouse rickshaw to roll out next month in the Golden City Days’ Outhouse Races held Sept. 6.

His team of retired firefighters intend to wipe out the competition and are...

by Contributor on Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:36am

To the Residents of Rossland,

My name is Spencer Clements and I am the President of William Cole Companies.

by Sara Golling on Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:27am

Monday, August 11, 2014: Two public hearings and a regular council meeting. Present: Mayor Greg Granstrom, and Council members Kathy Moore, Tim Thatcher, Jody Blomme, and Cary Fisher.

Public Hearing: Official Community Plan Amendment to delete the prohibition against...

Recent News

by Contributor on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 9:25am

The Lower Columbia Region is thriving! The most recent economic statistic in a series of published metrics highlighting our thriving economy is the number of non Canadian visitors...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 9:39pm

Don’t look now but there’s another champion for the Home of Champions — and the newest recipient doesn’t play hockey.

Twenty-year-old Ximena Abresch of Trail was crowned the Women’s...

by Rossland Recreation on Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:46am

Junior Lifeguard Camp – Sunday, August 17

Does Lifeguarding interest your child? The Rossland Pool Staff is hosting a mini camp for Youth ages...

by Melissa Brieter on Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:43am

Close your eyes and picture this; it’s the first hot day of the year, the sun is shining, birds are chirping, and everything around is lush, green, and pristine. The lakes and rivers seem to sparkle and dance under the sun’s...

Regional News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 7:03am

Despite the rains cooler temperatures that have blanketed the Kootenays during the past few weeks, the Southeast Fire Centre want to warn the public that open fires remain prohibited throughout the Fire Centre.

The Southeast Fire...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:06pm

The Castlegar Source is thrilled to once again sponsor the Kootenay’s coolest evening – Raise the Woof!

A fundraiser for local animal rescue society KAAP (Kootenay Animal Assistance Program), Raise the Woof is also an...

by Contributor on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 7:41pm

Businesses and organizations around the Basin can once again get support to hire students through Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program.

Applications  ...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:20am

Spell lots of words wrong! Use apostrophes when you have no earthly reason to do so! Confuse ‘C’, ‘see’, and ‘sea’!

Me saying this may seem dissonant to many who know me. I am a well-recognized...

Provincial & National

COMMENT: Lessons from Mount Polley

COMMENT: Lessons from Mount Polley

B.C.'s economy – already facing what seems like the perfect economic storm of stagnant job growth, an acute skills shortage and the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision on First Nation land title claims – can now add one more low pressure system into that mix: the Mount Polley Mine disaster.

Fatal hit and run investigation turns to the public for assistance

The map image shows where the body of a Penticton resident was found earlier this month. — Photo courtesy RCMP

Police continue to investigate a hit and run fatality and are requesting public assistance in moving the investigation forward.
The investigation is a result of police finding a boyd lying in the middle of Skaha Lake Road (Tuesday) August 12 at approximately 4:40 a.m.