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by Castlegar Source on Thursday Apr 08 2021

Ed. Note: Transparency demands I acknowledge that I, the editor of The Source, count two of these authors among my best friends. I find them to be relentlessly kind, thoughtful, generous, and driven to be the best versions of themselves they can possibly be. I highly recommend this book as the product of beautiful minds and massive hearts. ~ Kyra

Three of Castlegar's own...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

Books of My Life

Q and A with Stacey Boden, who we are pleased to announce is Rossland’s new Library Director.

Many patrons will remember Stacey from her time as Interim Director just over a year ago. Stacey comes to us with an impressive resume of library - related experience, most recently at the Trail Public Library. Stacey’s volunteer contributions to Women Against Violence...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Mar 23 2021

A Rossland landmark, a designated Heritage Building privately owned by a couple who have had it beautifully (and expensively, need we add?) restored, has been defaced by a graffito.  Of course, it’s not the only place around town where graffiti have appeared; but this seems a particularly offensive example – perhaps because I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 23 2021

The Rossland Public Library is hosting its Annual General Meeting  on Wednesday, April 14th at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

Anyone interested in participating should email before the meeting.

Books of My Life

Question and Answer with Evan Taylor, 17 year old Grade 11 student at JL...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 18 2021

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts and culture community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee.

The CKCA is a representative body of the arts and culture communities across the Basin and manages and administers arts and culture funding programs on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

The CKCA Steering Committee...

by Charles Jeanes on Thursday Mar 11 2021

The Third Promised Land: outer spaces and the star-colonizing project      

"We have to colonize Mars to ensure humanity's seed will survive if something happens on earth, like a nuclearthird world war or asteroid strike that could end human life."  -- Elon Musk, owner, SpaceX

“Elon Musk says he plans to send 1 million people to Mars by 2050 by...

by Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre on Friday Mar 05 2021

How many of us in BC can say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work, and play?

You might find yourself expanding your vocabulary—and appreciation for the over 30 Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre to view Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC.

The Rossland...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

The Civic Theatre and Kootenay Rockies Tourism are pleased to announce the formation of the new Kootenay Regional Film Commission.

The new film commission will design strategies and opportunities for economic development through increased capacity in film service and attraction for the region. This collaboration will create economic benefits for both the film and tourism industries....

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 16 2021

Sorely missed in 2020, Bent On Art: Kootenay Queer & Trans Art Festival returns for 2021 in an online format.

The public is urged to join virtually for a series of events designed to promote the work of LGBTQ+ artists in the Kootenays — and across British Columbia — while creating educational opportunities, fostering community connection & promoting resilience through the arts...

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