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by David Suzuki on Wednesday Nov 23 2016

The U.S. election was a chilling illustration of the atrocious state of public discourse. It doesn’t bode well for a country once admired for leadership in education and science.

As public relations expert and former David Suzuki Foundation board chair James Hoggan writes in I’m Right and You’re an Idiot,  “polluted public discourse is an enormous obstacle to change...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 22 2016

Building a healthy community takes initiative and Selkirk College is placing a high priority on the well-being of its students.

With the formalization of Healthy Campus Initiatives, Selkirk College is leading the way in supporting students outside the classroom, recognizing that learners brings with them their entire life circumstances, not simply pen and paper  or a laptop.


by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Nov 21 2016

Can you sing?  Do you like getting dressed up in costumes and having a lot of fun?  The Rossland Light Opera Players (RLOP) are planning to produce "The Reluctant Dragon" as their April 2017 Mainstage Production, and are looking for actor/singers, and -- for those who prefer to take part behind the scenes -- production crew members.  Production crew get to feel just as proud of the production...

by City of Trail on Thursday Nov 17 2016

The Rotary Club of Trail has made a generous donation of $10,000 to the Trail Riverfront Centre, the City’s soon-to-be new constructed integrated library and museum.  Rotary’s donation to the City of Trail will help offset the capital cost of construction for the building and will be acknowledged with a designated “Rotary Room” within the facility.

“As we head into our 90th anniversary...

by Les Carter on Wednesday Nov 16 2016

Joe Hill Coffee House invites you to yet another evening of relaxed, family-friendly entertainment by the talented performers in your community.  This entirely volunteer-run event, on the third Sunday of every month except July and August,  been going strong in Rossland for over eight years.

It’s in the Rossland Legion at  2081 Washington Street while the Miners’ Hall...

by Charles Jeanes on Friday Nov 11 2016

A quick glance over current headlines: madness and dread

“You spread your paranoia, all over this land –

Creating situations you don’t understand…

You’ve got to stop flashing pictures of the People.

Stop! Flashing pictures of the Power!”

-- Tom Fogarty, Goodbye Media Man [1968]

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Nov 09 2016

Updated:  Jeff Holden has had to cancel his appearance on Sunday afternoon due to unforeseen circumstances. Text corrected accordingingly below.

With afternoons getting darker, a sobering election result in our neighbouring nation, and not much snow in sight yet, we need a bit of distraction.  Fortunately, there's a lot of that coming up -- Rossland will be able to escape to...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 08 2016

“Imagine the Stories” by Winlaw artists Rabi’a and Carl Schlichting, was the big winner at the 2016 Castlegar Sculpturewalk Awards, taking home the coveted People’s Choice Award. This sculpture will now stay in the City’s permanent collection.

The full Awards List is as follows:

People’s Choice Awards:

1)      $15,000 (sculpture purchase) + $3000...

by Sara Golling on Thursday Nov 03 2016

Champagne corks popped and locals raised their glasses of fizz to toast Captain Skip Rowland and his recently published book No Return Ticket, "A True Yarn of 20th Century Adventure at Sea."  The Rossland Writers' Group hosted a small gathering at the Seniors' Hall to celebrate the author and hear him read from the book on Wednesday, November 2. 


by RCAC on Wednesday Nov 02 2016

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture wants to commission a new sculpture to be installed in front of the newly renovated  Miners Union Hall, and has issued a call for submissions to all local artists.

Public sculptures have been a popular feature of downtown Columbia Avenue since 2008.  RCAC has already commissioned and installed two:  The Storytellers ...


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