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by Andre Carrel on Monday, December 5, 2016 - 12:01pm

Our government established a special committee to consider the subject of proportional representation, and the committee noted that “it must be apparent to all that the present system of election in single-member constituencies meets fully the purpose intended only when not more than two...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 5:41pm

Rossland City Council, Regular Meeting on November 28, 2016

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

Public Input Period:...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 5:22pm

Janice Nightingale  got curious after Rossland's budget presentation last spring.  "Things looked grim!" she says, and she could see that Council was struggling to make the best decisions.  The grimness had a lot to do with Rossland's ancient infrastructure and...

Recent News

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday, December 5, 2016 - 12:30pm

          It is time to build up your system before the holiday season is upon us and keep it strong for the winter. I’ve already seen the start of viral abdominal flus, so this will...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:09pm

Exhausted from three days of travelling from Turkey, a young refugee couple from Syria has arrived in Rossland with their baby son.  When their plane landed in Castlegar on November 29, Teysir and Heba Misto and their baby were...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:27pm

Fishing is as emblematic to Canada as ice hockey. It’s also a way of life with a long tradition in coastal Indigenous communities. But since European contact, it’s been all but eliminated as an economic development...

by Bob Hall on Monday, November 28, 2016 - 6:02pm

The Selkirk College Saints wrap up the opening half of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season this Friday night with a showdown against the Trinity Western University Spartans and a shot at entering the break...

Regional News

by John Boivin on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 3:35pm

The work preparing volumes of evidence is pushing the start of the Lemon Creek fuel spill trial well into the new year.

Lawyers for all the involved parties gathered by conference call before Judge Robert Brown in a Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday, December 5, 2016 - 4:02pm

November’s mild weather is going to look pretty good next week as Mother Nature whips up some cooler weather for the region during the next week.

Environment Canada forecasts temperatures as cold as minus 9 C with snow...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday, December 5, 2016 - 11:38am

The Elk Valley Regional RCMP is seeking the assistance of the public in their investigation of a missing person.

On Saturday (December 3) , Jeremy Roy Scott Wellman was reported missing to the RCMP. 

The 32-...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:53am

It's December 1, meaning less than a month before Christmas Day.

While shoppers are busy finding that perfect gift, so are scammers busy trying to steal away any, or all, of the happiness that goes with the festive season....

Provincial & National

B.C. offers increased protection for those at risk of family violence

This model strengthens the ability of police to enforce protection orders and of Crown counsel to prosecute breach charges.

Government is acting to ensure greater safety and protection of those experiencing or are at risk of family violence, by using professional process servers for delivery of protection orders at no cost to applicants, in all regions of the province.

This change means more than 1,000 applicants will no longer need to arrange for a friend or family member to serve a protection order or hire a professional process server when a respondent is not present in court to receive the order.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair issues statement following U.S. Army Corps decision

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair issues statement following U.S. Army Corps decision

Sunday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it will not approve an easement that will allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe.

The four-state, $3.8 billion project is largely complete except for the now-blocked segment underneath Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir. Assistant Secretary for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy said in a news release that her decision was based on the need to "explore alternate routes'' for the pipeline's crossing.

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