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by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 31 2016

Award-winning Castlegar country music artist Lisa Nicole is excited to announce the release of her new EP - Come Find Me - available Sept. 6 on iTunes and LisaNicoleMusic.com.

The release will also serve as the kick-off to a fall tour of the same name across Canada in support of the new EP, culminating in her EP release party in Castlegar on Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. at The...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Aug 24 2016

MP Richard Cannings made time in his schedule to help the Rossland Public Library  honour members of the Summer Reading Club for their feats of literacy.  Our MP handed out  awards to those who had read enough over the summer to earn them. 

Cannings himself is not only a reader but also an author of books -- four of them were on display at the awards table.  His books include:  "British...

by RCAC on Wednesday Aug 24 2016

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture will be presenting a Comedy Series in 2016/17. The series will feature four performances ranging from stand-up comedy to musical cabaret which are sure to put the audience in stitches and leave them wanting more.

“With the Miners Hall undergoing renovations, we had to get creative with venues and with the types of performances we are bringing to...

by City of Trail on Wednesday Aug 24 2016

The City of Trail’s Recreation Agreement Negotiating Committee and the Beaver Valley Parks Recreation Committee (BV Rec) recently met to discuss the renewal of the one-year Recreation Funding Agreement that expires at the end of August 2016.

Due to immediate time constraints associated with the new agreement expiring, both parties agreed to a two-month extension of the current agreement...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 17 2016

Allan “Dr Eclectic” Markin has recently released his new folk-roots album Places: Songs of Toil and Peaceful Life, consisting of 12 original compositions that explore important events in Doukhobor history, as well as salient elements of their life concept.

“The album was inspired by my desire to better understand my own Doukhobor heritage,” said Markin, “and to make the Doukhobor...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Aug 16 2016

Do you roll your eyes at the word "sustainability" and scoff at concerns about food security? Well, how much of the world's news have you been reading -- or do you stick to celebrity gossip and animal photos so as not to become too depressed about bombings, weird extreme weather and famine in distant places, or about political trends and weird extreme weather in not-so-distant places?   

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by Charles Jeanes on Monday Aug 15 2016

We deserve equal rights, though we are not equally-talented beings

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights…”

I think very few readers cannot identify this ringing phrase from the American Declaration of Independence, composed by Thomas Jefferson....

by Sara Golling on Sunday Aug 07 2016

It arrived in the mail, an envelope containing a slim volume, from a former Rossland resident who moved to Victoria a few years ago.  I wasn't expecting much, really.  Pinching the book between thumb and forefinger, I was fully prepared to be underwhelmed.

But then I started reading.  And laughing.  The wry wit, the humanity of the writer's voice!  I found it delightful, and anyone...

by CBT on Wednesday Aug 03 2016

Over 160 arts, culture and heritage projects—including the Columbia Basin Culture Tour—have received a total of $706,000 in funding support for the 2016–2017 season through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust.

“In recent weeks we have heard from many grant recipients how much the funding from the Columbia Basin Trust means to them. ...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 03 2016

Hit us with your best shot! The BC SPCA’s eighth annual Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest, featuring a new platform and a brand-new look, is open for entries. Each year, participating photographers go wild to capture the best of British Columbia’s wildlife through the lens, but you don’t have to be a photographer to support them – with the introduction of a new People’s Choice Award, you...

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