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by Contributor on Friday, July 18, 2014 - 2:47pm

In 1939, a group of citizens came together to form the Rossland Public Library. To celebrate our 75th birthday, the library has chosen a best seller from each year it has been open. Youth Clerk Devin Knox spent time trawling through best sellers lists and book award sites to come up with the 75...

by Sara Golling on Friday, July 18, 2014 - 2:25pm

Note:  Your reporter attempts to provide an accurate, but abbreviated, sense of proceedings at meetings of Rossland City Council, without adding personal opinions (or the type of editing which would be the equivalent of expressing personal opinions).  Not everything can be included...

by Jennifer Ellis on Friday, July 18, 2014 - 2:12pm

What does travel mean to you? Why do we travel – for escape, for adventure, for education, for work, for something else entirely? How is travel represented in our literary fiction and non-fiction landscape? Can you experience the richness of a culture through a book? What constitutes a...

Recent News

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by Adrian Barnes on Friday, July 25, 2014 - 8:30am

Check out the latest video from Eric Gonzalez and Tourism Rossland!

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 7:25pm

Three people were injured when an ambulance was involved in an accident today in Rossland, according to Trail RCMP Cpl. Kelly Hall.

"On July 24, at approximately 9:02 a.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP responded to a...

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 12:53pm

The Midway RCMP Detachment and West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a report of a single motorcycle crash on Highway 33, south of Beaverdell.

When the RCMP arrived at the scene, they found a 56-year-old male deceased on...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Friday, July 18, 2014 - 3:10pm

One of the most common problems, but, sometimes one of the most difficult to talk about for people is digestive issues.  Whether it is abdominal pain, cramps, nausea, gas, bloating, feeling congested or alternating constipation or...

Regional News

by Michael Jessen on Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:40am

“It is not impermanence that makes us suffer. What makes us suffer is wanting things to be permanent when they are not.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Change or impermanence is the essential...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:18pm

A $75,000 winning BC649 ticket sold at the Castlegar Pharmasave has been claimed, by Barb, 67, and Ted, 75, Healey, of Castlegar.

In an interview from BCLC offices in Kamloops, where they went to claim their winnings, the Healeys...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:12pm

The count down is ON – the Kootenay Festival is just two days away!

What began as just a nifty committee idea has become a firmly-established Kootenay tradition, according to volunteer Audrey Maxwell-Polovnikoff.


by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:21am

Someone either in Castlegar or having visited here is about to find out they're $75,000 richer after last night's BC649 draw, according to BC Lotteries Corporation communications officer Aly Couch.

"They have not yet...

Provincial & National

Happy Birthday Columbia Valley agriculture association

WDFI makes the 100-year grade in the East Kootenay.

The name has been changed several times but the commitment to promoting agriculture and rural life has remained the same.

The Windermere District Farmers’ Institute and Livestock Association (WDFI) was presented with a Century Farm Award at a Centenary Celebration in Windermere Sunday.

The WDFI was incorporated in 1914 under the B.C. Agricultural Association Act as the Windermere Farmers’ Institute – Incorporation #91. The institute’s first membership fees were set at “Fifty Cents”.