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by Bob Hall on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:36am

A few years after graduating from high school in Rossland, Maddie Snelgrove decided it was time to return to school but still didn’t have her career path planned out. Two years later, the local woman not only has two years post-secondary education under her belt from Selkirk College, she...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 2:59pm

An evacuee from Fort McMurray wants to thank Rossland for helping her and her family have what she calls "a soft landing" when they arrived here, exhausted and reeking of chemical smoke from the wildfire devastating swaths of the boreal forest -- and the city of Fort...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 2:23pm

News Flash!  Rosslanders who join Rossland Carshare now have access to a pick-up truck as well as a car.  The 2000 Ford Ranger is a new addition, and is here on a trial basis, to assess demand.  Hint:  joining Carshare will be much less expensive than buying, insuring, and...

Recent News

by Rossland Telegraph on Friday, May 27, 2016 - 6:39am

WHAT IS HAPPENING THIS WEEK?

  • Majority of rock removal between 1st and 2nd Ave has been completed.
  • Continuation of Sanitary and Storm Mainline up to 3rd Ave.
  • Sanitary...
by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:50pm

Many of us eat  salmon and other fish here in Rossland too, far from the sea -- whether it's fresh fish bought at Ferraro Foods, or canned.  For that reason and many others, we should be concerned about the health of BC...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:12pm

The Rossland Public Library invites kids to join the fun and games at the 2016 BC Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme is Book a Trip!  Registration is free and starts at the...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:03pm

Calculating farming’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions is difficult, but experts agree that feeding the world’s people has tremendous climate and environmental impacts. Estimates of global emissions from farms range...

Regional News

by Trail Champion on Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:09pm

Trail RCMP is seeking public assistance in locating missing person 48-year-old Neva Evdokimoff, who was reported missing by her family on Wednesday, May 25.

The Trail RCMP was advised on May 25, that Neva Evdokimoff left her...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:47am

Grad Class of 2016 in Nelson, Trail, Castlegar and South Slocan at Mount Sentinel High School, will have access to the BC Transit GradPass promotion.

BC Transit, through its partnering communities, is thrilled to offer the two...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 8:08am

The accomplice in the robberies of Nelson and District Credit Union and Kootenay Currency Exchange was sentenced to almost five years in jail in Nelson Supreme Court.

Krista Kalmikoff, 28, who was convicted of five...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 8:10pm

Sergent John Ferguson, Acting OIC for the South East District Traffic Services-East said in a media release there were no serious or fatal accidents in the Kootenay Boundary during the Victoria Day Holiday weekend.

"The...

Provincial & National

Emergence of new, low-cost technologies requires further de-regulation of Canadian broadcasting sector

Emergence of new, low-cost technologies requires further de-regulation of Canadian broadcasting sector

The emergence of low-cost methods of creating and distributing broadcasting content means that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) traditional policies to protect and subsidize Canadian content are increasingly unsustainable, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

A political mindset sets in

There's a window of culture political parties will do whatever it takes to win.

The headlines were emphatic: 'Quick wins' amounted to little for NDP, 'Quick wins' report lands with a dull thud.

But behind the headlines something unsettling: a window into a culture of seeming impunity, where players are told anything goes, do whatever it takes to win.

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