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by Adrian Barnes on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:54pm

This week the Telegraph asked council candidate Aaron Cosbey the same batch of questions we asked mayoral candidate Kathy Moore last week. His answers are below. Note that all sitting councillors and Mayor Greg Granstrom have been offered this same opportunity. We'll run articles on them...

by Les Carter on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:39pm

Like the Mary Ellen Carter in Stan Rogers’ great song, Joe Hill Coffee House rises again! This is our seventh year in a row!

We open our new season this coming Sunday, September 21 with a fine collection of talent. Come and hear them:

  • Michael Gifford, our founder...

by Jennifer Ellis on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:56am

On September 12, a group of forty people from Greater Trail, including Rossland’s Andrea Winckers, Mike Kent, Aaron Cosbey and Gareth Cryer will be sleeping under Trail's Victoria Street Bridge to raise money and bring awareness to the issue of homelessness in the Greater Trail Area....

Recent News

by Contributor on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:34pm

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival is pleased to announce that Australian mountaineering and climbing legend John Fantini will be guest speaking at the event. Fantini, who now resides in Penticton, BC, has innumerable first alpine and...

by rachael roussin on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:24pm

North Jubilee Park in Rossland is the site of a pre-existing stream and wetland which has been drained and managed as a park by the City of Rossland for over 65 years. The site is inherently wet, has organic wetland soils and is...

by Sara Golling on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:52am

Rossland City Council met on Monday evening, September 8. There was bare quorum, with Mayor Greg Granstrom and Council members Jody Blomme, Kathy Moore (by speakerphone), and Jill Spearn in...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:50am

This fall has started out with many more stressors to handle.  For many, work can be stressful, but, adding having to find places for your children to be during the day since school has yet to return and the expenses of that...

Regional News

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:18pm

A Grand Forks man, Jeffrey James McNeil (46), has been identified as the victim of a motorcycle accident near Kelowna, (Friday) September 12. 

McNeil, was riding southbound on Highway 33 near Kelowna when he lost control of...

by Castlegar Source on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 2:42pm

He spent all summer training and fundraising, and then another 11 days on the road cycling for local children.  Castlegar RCMP Const. Rob Gardner returned Sunday from their 10 day, 1,000-km cycling journey across South Eastern B.C...

by Contributor on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 1:55pm

The ninth independent and non-partisan British Columbia Electoral Boundaries Commission wants your input on the area, boundaries and names of provincial electoral districts to be used for the next two provincial general elections.

by CBT on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 11:55am

Columbia Basin Trust is asking residents where it should focus its efforts to best support residents and communities in the Columbia Basin now, and into the future.

The Trust is kicking off a year-long Basin-wide public...

Provincial & National

West Kelowna ski hill will not open for upcoming season

West Kelowna ski hill will not open for upcoming season

Regardless of weather winter arrives with or without an abundance of snow, skiers who frequent Crystal Mountain Ski Resort in West Kelowna will not enjoy any skiiing.

The resort announced Saturday morning on Facebook operations will not happen for the 2014/15 season.

"Thank you all for patiently waiting for an update from us. I'm sad to announce that the mountain will not be in operation for the upcoming 2014-2015 winter season," the Facebook post read.

KidSport BC receives $400,000 B.C. government grant

KidSport BC receives $400,000 B.C. government grant

KidSport BC hit a home run as the provincial government gave a $400,000 B.C. government grant to ensure all children in British Columbia have the opportunity to participate in sport, announced Burnaby North MLA Richard T. Lee on behalf of Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development.

Established in 1993, KidSport BC is a non-profit organization that helps kids 18 and under to participate in sport.

The program enables children and youth to participate in a sport of their choice through confidential financial assistance.