Featured Stories

by Melissa Brieter on Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:43am

Close your eyes and picture this; it’s the first hot day of the year, the sun is shining, birds are chirping, and everything around is lush, green, and pristine. The lakes and rivers seem to sparkle and dance under the sun’s warm rays. You’re heading out to spend this Kootenay...

by Contributor on Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:36am

To the Residents of Rossland,

My name is Spencer Clements and I am the President of William Cole Companies.

by Sara Golling on Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:27am

Monday, August 11, 2014: Two public hearings and a regular council meeting. Present: Mayor Greg Granstrom, and Council members Kathy Moore, Tim Thatcher, Jody Blomme, and Cary Fisher.

Public Hearing: Official Community Plan Amendment to delete the prohibition against...

Recent News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 9:39pm

Don’t look now but there’s another champion for the Home of Champions — and the newest recipient doesn’t play hockey.

Twenty-year-old Ximena Abresch of Trail was crowned the Women’s...

by Rossland Recreation on Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:46am

Junior Lifeguard Camp – Sunday, August 17

Does Lifeguarding interest your child? The Rossland Pool Staff is hosting a mini camp for Youth ages...

by Almeda Glenn Miller on Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 11:24am

Let me just say that I am the proud mother of a thespian and watching her dressed in some kind of Beyoncé garb, bumping and grinding on the stage with another thespian challenges my prudish...

by Rossland Recreation on Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 8:53am

Rossland School of Motion PARKOUR Camps!

There are two Parkour camps coming up in August. Session #1 is August 11-15 for Beginners ages 7+ years and Session #2 is August 25-29 for youth ages 12+. The Camps run...

Regional News

by Contributor on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 7:41pm

Businesses and organizations around the Basin can once again get support to hire students through Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program.

Applications  ...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:20am

Spell lots of words wrong! Use apostrophes when you have no earthly reason to do so! Confuse ‘C’, ‘see’, and ‘sea’!

Me saying this may seem dissonant to many who know me. I am a well-recognized...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:47pm

The impasse between the City of Castlegar and its union workers seems as relentless as ever today, after the second day of labour action.

While not fully on strike per se, CUPE 2262 has issued a ban on overtime work as a first...

by Trail Champion on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 4:59pm

No, be not afraid, the Kootenays haven’t gone to war.

If you’re noticing an influx of military vehicles and personnel, it’s because roughly 450 reserve soldiers and 80 military vehicles from across the province...

Provincial & National

Fatal hit and run investigation turns to the public for assistance

The map image shows where the body of a Penticton resident was found earlier this month. — Photo courtesy RCMP

Police continue to investigate a hit and run fatality and are requesting public assistance in moving the investigation forward.
The investigation is a result of police finding a boyd lying in the middle of Skaha Lake Road (Tuesday) August 12 at approximately 4:40 a.m.

RCMP ask assistance in locating missing American

Jackie Dean Caldwell has been missing since August 16. — Photo courtesy RCMP

The Milk River RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating an overdue male traveller.

Jackie Dean Caldwell, 74, departed from his home in Mount Juliet, Tennessee on (Tuesday) August 12.

Known as Jack, Caldwell was en route to Fairbanks, Alaska driving a Black 1997 Goldwing tri-wheel motorcycle with Tennessee license plate ZB0984.

The bike has a distinguishing decal on the back, of a Greyhound  bus dog logo.