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by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 12:46pm

A meditation on pasts, personal and historical:  Part I

By Charles Jeanes

This is the longest column (8,500 words!) I have ever offered. The topic warrants it, I believe. I like to think my preoccupations are not peculiar to me and...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 9:32am

Rossland City Council Meeting, September 19, 2016

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

Before declaring the...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday, September 19, 2016 - 3:35pm

Late last week a crew began the work of renovating the former fire lookout hut on the summit of Old Glory.  Masons began repairing the crumbling foundation, the door was replaced, and the windows were removed and replaced with stronger glass.  Electricians swarmed the summit to repair...

Recent News

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 4:15pm

Rossland City Council is once again seeking citizens' opinions on what the City's spending priorities should be.  Thoughtexchange, a  Rossland company, is testing a new program, and will  not be charging the City...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:43pm

Wild Pacific salmon face an upstream battle for survival

Salmon have been swimming in Pacific Northwest waters for at least seven million years, as indicated by fossils of large saber-tooth salmon found in the...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 1:20pm

Are you not sleeping very well, irritable, not coping effectively with stress, feeling down a lot of the time or depressed, lacking energy you need or just can’t muster the energy to do the things that need to get done? Then you...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday, September 19, 2016 - 4:23pm

Hikers, snowshoers, back-country skiers and other users of the northern-most section of the Seven Summits Trail -- take  note:  the old "Sunspot" cabin is no  more.  But rejoice -- a new one is being built...

Regional News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:27pm

The City of Nelson has decided to try to recoup legal fees from former Constable Drew Turner.

"At the September 20th board meeting, the Nelson Police Board reached a decision to recover legal fees from former Officer Drew...

by Trail Champion on Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 1:57pm

Teck officials are assuring area residents that sirens and visible smoke at Teck Trail this morning were the result of a minor incident, and no cause for concern.

Catherine Adair, community relations leader at Teck, said the...

by John Boivin on Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:06am

The director for Area C of the Regional District of Central Kootenay says he’s going to get cell phone service for the Kootenay Pass between Salmo and Creston pass if it’s the last thing he does.

And Larry Binks told...

by Contributor on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 8:34pm

The BC Hydro Ratepayers Association has filed for a Judicial Review of a fisheries permit related to the controversial Site C dam, arguing that the impact of the megaproject on the environment and on First Nations rights was not...

Provincial & National

Province offers project assistance funding for arts

Government of British Columbia is investing approximately $60 million in arts and culture.

Project assistance funding is now available for British Columbia’s museums, visual artists, media artists, and community and professional arts organizations through the BC Arts Council.

Four project assistance programs are currently accepting applications:

Part one: Haste, politics and intrigue: The perfect B.C. storm

The Massey Tunnel replacement project is one of to mega projects on the go by the Liberal government.

In 2009 – with the B.C. election fast approaching – the B.C. government went on a full-court press to get the Port Mann / Highway 1 improvement project deal signed and past the point of no return.

Their haste may have contributed to at least one bad judgment call that ended up costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.

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