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by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 3:39pm

There will be non-stop fun at the Rossland Winter Carnival -- the longest-running such event in Canada, it's been happening every year since 1898. With so much going on, people will wish they could defy the laws of physics by  being in more than one place at a time.  Here's a...

by RCAC on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 12:29pm

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture welcomes  to Rossland the hilarious Bridget Ryan in her touring stand-up/cabaret mash-up:  Here's to the Ladies Who Laugh. It’s part musical theatre, part stand-up comedy, and 100% entertaining. The show is Saturday February...

by Charles Jeanes on Monday, January 16, 2017 - 6:45pm

The Art of the Possible

Politics has been called an art, at universities it’s called science, but whatever we call it, its fascination is perennial. Aristotle simply summed up we humans as “political animals” and that seems appropriate.

Recent News

by Sara Golling on Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:59pm

It's already open.  Many of us have already wandered in, admired the new  interior look and bought a book or two.  Several people have admired the modest selection of yarn tucked into a back corner, and others have...

by Libby Martin on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 1:12pm

The Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (RMDC) has received a generous donation of $2000 from the Spirit of Red Social Club to close the funding gap needed to proceed with Phase I construction.

The Spirit of Red Social Club is...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:15pm

Calling all youth -- that is, those who will be  between the ages of  18 and 23 in late July of this year -- are you inspiring and visionary?  Are you passionate about creating postive social...

by Contributor on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:11pm

The Rossland Public Library will begin its new, extended hours at the end of this month -- not too long to wait.

As of January 31,...

Regional News

by John Boivin on Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 12:26pm

Being on the board of the Regional District of the Central Kootenays is just about a full-time job and should be paid accordingly, an area director said Thursday.

Area B Director Tanya Wall moved that staff look into the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 11:40pm

RCMP report a skier from Alaska died Saturday morning after being trapped in an avalanche hear Ymir.

RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor said the 32-year-old resident of Anchorage, Alaska, was back country skiing in a group...

by Shara JJ Cooper on Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:53pm

This Saturday, Grand Forks residents will rally in support of the Women's March on Washington. The march will begin at 10 a.m. in Gyro Park, next to the Grand Forks and District Public Library. Hot beverages will be...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:51pm

Three men are safe after being rescued from the back country by Search and Rescue RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor of the Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment said in a media release Thursday.

Taylor said RCMP became...

Provincial & National

New modern liquor laws create new opportunities

Regulations come into force Monday, January 23.

An updated Liquor Control and Licencing Act and regulation come into force Monday, January 23, that will create new opportunities for businesses, increase convenience for consumers and enhance the Province’s commitment to social responsibility.

“We’ve come a long way since we first began the process of updating B.C.’s antiquated liquor laws," said said Coralee Oakes, Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction and Minister Responsible for the Liquor Distribution Branch.

Bernie Sanders' style grassroots fundraising it's not

In a statement, the Liberal party reported that individual donors had outnumbered its corporate donors by a four-to-one margin in 2016.

Mere hours before the New York Times went to press with its look at the B.C. Liberal party's ethical scorecard, the party chose to get its 2016 fundraising results out ahead of the storm.

One last chance at political counter-spin and what a marvel of spin it was. U.S. Republican party strategist Karl Rove would have been proud.

In a statement released on Friday, the Liberal party reported that individual donors had outnumbered its corporate donors by a four-to-one margin in 2016, with 9,324 individuals and 1,876 corporations making donations.

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