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by Sara Golling on Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 9:00am

On April 2, the City announced that there will be a 7% increase in Rossland property taxes this year.  And on April 7, Council met again to hear from applicants for funding from Columbia Basin Trust ("CBT") Community Initiatives program....

by Adrian Barnes on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 9:15am

Just in time for spring, Tourism Rossland is issuing a new guide to what is very likely the Mountain Kingdom’s best kept recreation secret--it’s gorgeous selection of quiet mountain highways, perfectly suited for road biking.

by Adrian Barnes on Friday, April 4, 2014 - 1:25pm

Between April 15 and May 6, Rossland’s Cindy Devine will be organizing a series of free group mountain bike rides on the Miral Heights trail system (in Trail) as her way of giving back to a sport that has given her a...

Recent News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday, April 11, 2014 - 4:47pm

No one was hurt during a mid-day robbery Friday at the Kootenay Exchange on Vernon Street in Nelson.

Sergeant Dino Falcone of the Nelson Police Department told The Nelson Daily an armed male entered the local currency...

by Trail Champion on Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:52am

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a youth who died after a motor vehicle incident in Trail on April 7.

He was Nolan Handley, aged 17, of Trail. Nolan was a passenger in a car which left the roadway and rolled...

by CBT on Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 9:11am

The future of the Columbia River is the focus of an international conference that will take place in Spokane on October 21 to 23, 2014 hosted by Columbia Basin Trust and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Registration opens...

by Rossland Recreation on Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 8:30am

Rossland REC Spring Brochure

The Spring Brochure is online, at www.rossland.ca, Recreation Program Guide and in hard copy at the Public Library, the Credit...

Regional News

by Castlegar Source on Monday, April 14, 2014 - 8:30pm
On April 13, at approximately 10:25 pm, Castlegar RCMP, along with the Robson and Castlegar Fire departments, responded to the 1700 block of Pass Creek Road in response to a vehicle that had left the road...
by Contributor on Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 9:54am

"If you don't let me put a water meter in your home, then I'm going to put one outside your home - and I'm going to charge you for it."

Does a city have the authority to add additional water infrastructure...

by Trail Champion on Friday, April 11, 2014 - 6:28pm

Police are requesting public assistance in finding a dangerous driver who put the public in jeopardy, accrding to RCMP Cpl. Kelly Hall.

"On April 10, at approximately 11:00 a.m., members of the Trail and Greater District...

by Contributor on Friday, April 11, 2014 - 2:53pm

Modeled after CBC’s “The Dragons’ Den”, where qualifying entrepreneurs pitch their business idea to a group of potential investors, Junior Dragons’ Den, the West Kootenay wide business contest for youth...

Provincial & National

Government calls for Coroners inquest Lakeland Mills explosion

The explosion at Lakeland Mills in Prince George killed two workers.

The  BC Government has ordered the BC Coroners Office to conduct an inquest into the deaths of workers following an explosion at Lakeland Mills in Prince George.

Minister of Justice and Attorney General Suzanne Anton made the announcement Monday.

UPDATED: Skier killed in avalanche near Golden from Leavenworth Washington

UPDATED: Skier killed in avalanche near Golden from Leavenworth Washington

RCMP confirmed the woman killed in an avalanche near Golden Friday was from Leavenworth, Washington.

RCMP report at approximately 2:30 p.m., a group of back country skiers were caught in an avalanche in the Mount Wotan area of British Columbia. 

 A group of six skiers had been traversing in back country terrain on Mount Wotan when an avaranche occurred,  burying one of the skiers partially and another entirely.