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by Sara Golling on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 6:43pm

Rossland City Council -- Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, December 15, 2014

Present:  Mayor Kathy Moore, and Councillors Aaron Cosbey, Andrew Zwicker, Andy Morel, John Greene, and Lloyd McLellan.   Regrets:  Marten Kruysse, not yet...

by Contributor on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 7:50am

Come watch the fastest skiers in North America on the Black Jack cross-country ski trails Dec 13 & 14, including the Junior and Under 23 skiers fighting for spots on the team going to Kazakhstan for the World Junior Ski Championships this winter.

by Contributor on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 11:45am

The Rossland Skate Park Association (RSA) is excited about partnering with Yodel.org on their biggest fundraising campaign ever!  They are rallying the community to reach their goal of raising $ 30,000 in 30 days.  For every dollar received during this campaign in the month of December...

Recent News

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 6:52pm

Regular Meeting of Rossland City Council, held December 8, 2014

The public portion of this meeting,...

by Rossland Recreation on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 8:39am

Looking to rent ice for a game of hockey or a birthday party or special event? The Rossland Arena has ice available on the following dates and times:

 

Monday, 4:45pm-5:45pm

...

by Nadine Tremblay on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 8:33am

The Charles Bailey Theatre is pleased to announce something completely different coming to a theatre near you. E2 or Experiments in Entertainment is a test lab for performance genres that is intimate, unique and slightly off-beat. We...

by Les Carter on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 8:03am

Joe Hill Coffee House invites you to come and celebrate the holiday season with us on Sunday, December 21. Our performers are:

  • The Rossland Glee Choir, with a selection of Christmas harmonies.

  • ...

Regional News

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 3:24pm

On Dec. 18, at roughly 1 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP, Kootenay Boundary GIS, Trail Detachment, ...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 7:31pm

I’ve been in a total funk for the past few weeks – all the negativity and rage surrounding the current city strike have been so disheartening and demoralizing. I keep thinking, What about after the strike?...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 6:05pm

In a politically-driven Facebook forum called The Castlegar Podium, striking union member Darrel Bojechko was expressing upset over the amount city managment are being paid to handle essential services such as snowplowing in the union...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 4:49pm

The City of Castlegar has initiated mediated talks with CUPE Local 2262 (striking city workers) to begin this coming Monday, according to Mayor Lawrence Chernoff.

Chernoff said David Schuab, the Labour Relations Board mediator...

Provincial & National

BCLC saves money by spending more

BCLC saves money by spending more

It appears the way the B.C. Lottery Corporation saves money is by spending more.

The BCLC tried saving money by offering buyouts, but the planned failed miserably when more employees took the gold-plated offer, that cost the crown corporation $25 million.

BC Minister of Finance Michael de Jong said Wednesday the lottery corporation restructuring exercise in March designed to cut operating costs by $20 million ended up costing $25 million.

Approval of Site-C Dam project a major step backwards in Provincial Government relations with BC First Nations

Approval of Site-C Dam project a major step backwards in Provincial Government relations with BC First Nations

First Nations Summit leaders are denouncing today’s decision by the Government of BC to approve BC Hydro’s Site-C Dam project on the Peace River, approximately seven kilometers west of Fort St. John in northeastern BC.

The proposed dam will result in the flooding and destruction of 5,550 hectares of land within the traditional territory of Treaty 8 First Nations.