Featured Stories

by Contributor on Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 9:27am

Rossland Youth Week is an entire week of events to celebrate the diverse, talented and overall fantastic youth of Rossland.  This is a brief synopsis of what will be happening April 30-May 5.  For complete details please go to  ...

by Columbia Power on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:23pm

Columbia Power Corporation and the Nelson and District Credit Union-Rossland Branch are proud supporters of the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture and the Rossland Youth Action Network U19 Film Festival. U19 – a showcase for local youth filmmakers – takes place on...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:19pm

Present:    Mayor Kathy Moore, and Councillors Lloyd McLellan, John Greene, Andy Morel,  Aaron Cosbey, Andrew Zwicker.  Marten Kruysse  arrived at 6:25.

Staff:  new Chief Administrative Officer Brian Teasdale, ...

Recent News

by Dermod Travis on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:14pm

Across the province, 86% of residents support a ban on corporate and union political donations.

Voters in British Columbia believe corporations have outsized influence in determining government policy, thanks in part to unlimited...

by Contributor on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 9:36am

Mrs. Heikkila’s Gr. 6/7 class at Rossland Summit School enjoyed getting their hands dirty while making their own Native Seed Bombs for Earth Day.

The students have been participating in Beyond Recycling, a...

by Contributor on Monday, April 25, 2016 - 3:40pm

Supporting local roller derby has never been so easy or delicious.

The Rossland Trail Roller Girls present RTRG’s Burger and Beer Fundraiser this Thursday at the team’s clubhouse, the Arlington Bar...

by Interior Health... on Monday, April 25, 2016 - 11:55am

Interior Health is reminding parents and caregivers to make sure their children’s immunizations are up to date. This timely reminder comes as pertussis cases continue to occur in several Interior Health communities.

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Regional News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 8:45pm

Weather Forecasters for the Southeast Fire Centre said March of 2016 was 1.5 degrees milder than normal.

April 2016 continued the spring trend as dryer and much warmer than average temperatures covered the Southern...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 5:22pm

The Robson Volunteer Fire Department has received a National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day award for its efforts to make its community safer from wildfire. The fire department will host a community clean-up day on May 7 to...

by Kyra Hoggan on Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 5:04pm

A Castlegar city councillor is contending that changing social mores and attitudes around smoking are helping to pave the way for a potential new bylaw banning smoking in all city parks.

Councillor Florio Vassilakakis said he...

by Contributor on Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:25am

The BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) today presented its Facility Excellence Award for 2016 to the City of Castlegar for Millennium Natural Swimming Ponds. The award recognizes excellence in facility concept, design...

Provincial & National

British Columbia proclaims May as Invasive Species Action Month

As part of Invasive Species Action Month, the government is encouraging British Columbians to learn more about non-native invasive plants

The B.C. government has proclaimed May 2016 as “Invasive Species Action Month” to help raise awareness of the environmental and economic damage that invasive plants and animals can cause if they become established in the province.

As part of Invasive Species Action Month, the government is encouraging British Columbians to learn more about non-native invasive plants and animals that can displace other species and have a negative impact on the ecosystems throughout the province.

Two more overdose deaths in BC

Two more overdose deaths in BC

Kamloops RCMP and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the overdose of two city residents Friday in Spoolmak Country.

RCMP officers were called to assist BC Ambulance to a reported overdose in Rayleigh at approximately 9:30 p.m.  Two residents, a 44-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, were found dead from apparent drug use.

RCMP said in a media release these latest overdose deaths are a reminder of the risks associated with illicit drug use.