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by RCAC on Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:08am

On Saturday, March 4th, the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture Comedy Series presents Lucas Myers - Campground: A Murder Mystery in the Woods, at the Prestige Mountain Resort.

by Contributor on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:14pm

Editor's Note:  Below is a piece by Chris Longden, of the UK.  That will explain the prevalence of Brit expressions throughout -- but her thoughts on this topic are universally applicable.  Especially, perhaps, in the current political climate. 

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by Contributor on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:02pm

 By James Wilt | DeSmog Canada

Reconcile with Indigenous peoples. Make elections fairer. Invest many more billions in public transit and green infrastructure. Take climate change seriously.

Recent News

by Charles Jeanes on Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:18am

Editor, The Rossland Telegraph:

I have disliked the politics of liberals all my active political life as a socialist, yet as people they are most often my friends and the next-best-thing to socialists. Liberals work harmoniously...

by Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:34pm

Today NDP Natural Resources Critic Richard Cannings, MP (South Okanagan – West Kootenay) announced the tabling of motion M-119, calling on the Liberal government to re-introduce the EcoENERGY Home Retrofit program.

The...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 1:10pm

BC's provincial election will happen on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.  That's less than three months from now.  Are you registered to vote? 

Who is eligible to vote?  Everyone who:

  • is a...
by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:54pm

Post Valentine’s Day:  POSITIVE STEPS TO A HEALTHY HEART

            It’s always wonderful to give and receive expressions of thanks, acknowledgment,...

Regional News

by Contributor on Friday, February 17, 2017 - 11:47am

The number of illicit drug deaths in B.C. decreased slightly in January over the figures for November and December, but was still the third-highest number ever for a single month.

Provisional data from the BC Coroners Service...

by Contributor on Friday, February 17, 2017 - 11:40am

Trail area families are being encouraged to attend an open house on Feb. 24 to share their ideas on how to transform rural education in British Columbia.

Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Education Linda Larson and Ministry of...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:45pm

A fraudster posing as Grand Forks RCMP officer demanded money on behalf of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for back taxes, fines and a fee from a Boundary citizen said Sgt. J.(Jim) Fenske in a media release.

"The scammer...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:47pm

This morning was kicked off with some angst and upset for Fruitvale Elementary School staff, administration, students and parents after a problem with the school's natural gas regulators forced the closure of the school.

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Provincial & National

ICBC keeps up the fight against auto insurance fraud

The 2016 public information campaign sparked a 70 per cent increase to ICBC's fraud tips line in the first quarter.

It's a never-ending surprise to see what people will try to get away with in this day and age.

The Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) continues to fight fraudsters with a new education campaign to support its increased fraud prevention efforts.

Firefighter, Mountie Save Care Giver In Medical Emergency

Firefighter, Mountie Save Care Giver In Medical Emergency

A Calgary firefighter and an off duty RCMP Officer are being credited for saving a woman’s life this past weekend, in Sooke.

Sheldon Burton, and his girlfriend Kimberley Dueck were visiting Sooke for the purposes of dog sitting this past weekend and while out for a walk at approximately noon on Saturday, came across a male in a wheel chair, who appeared to be in distress.

Burton and Dueck approached the male, and quickly realized his care giver had collapsed on the side of the roadway at Aiken Road and West Coast.

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