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by Sara Golling on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:29pm

Many Hours of Meetings:

by Michele Skuce on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 9:47am

It doesn’t take long for people to realize that we do things a little differently in the Kootenays.  In keeping with that long held Kootenay tradition, dance studio development in Rossland hasn’t followed the usual path.

by Sara Golling on Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 10:50am

So, you think the federal Bill C-51 is bad?    It is.  And here comes the DRAFT new BC Societies Act, provincial legislation with provisions that will make life even...

Recent News

by Contributor on Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:33pm

More young Canadians back a progressive agenda than older Canadians: New study of massive dataset of over 8,000 Canadians

Findings released at Progress Summit 2015...

by Contributor on Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:07pm
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by Contributor on Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 5:04pm

The Week in REC!

Spring Recreation Brochure is out! 

The Spring Brochure is available online at  www.rossland.ca,  ...

by Sara Golling on Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 4:43pm

Special Public Avalanche Warning Expanded

Sections of South Columbia and South Coast Inland regions

March 26, 2015:  Avalanche Canada has included sections of two more...

Regional News

by Trail Champion on Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 8:15pm

On October 7, 1978, 21-year-old Kim Fofonove was found severely beaten, in Trail B.C. His homicide has never been solved.

All these years later, his family is hoping that with the assistance of a private investigator, several new...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:32pm

Castlegar deputy fire chief Sam Lattanzio was, this week, treated to a fun demonstration of the power of Kootenay connections – from past to present, Trail to Castlegar, Smoke Eaters to firefighters.

Lattanzio, who is...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday, March 27, 2015 - 9:47am

For almost 10 years individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world have switched off lights for one hour to focus attention on climate change.

Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 p.m. the lights will once again go out for...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 5:22pm

Highway 3 is closed in both directions tonight after a fatal motor vehicle incident five kilometres west of Christina Lake, right near Texas Point.

Christina Lake fire chief Ken Gresley-Jones said the call came in at roughly 2 p....

Provincial & National

Man gets shot twice; takes train to mall food court

Man gets shot twice; takes train to mall food court

A Surrey man took the skytrain to a mall food court while suffering visible gunshot wounds yesterday, according to RCMP Staff Sgt. Hedderson.

Hedderson said Surrey police got a call at roughly 4:45 p.m. indicating there was a man in the food court of the Surrey City Centre mall who had apparently been shot.

NDP MLA proposes new bill to help protect animals in distress

NDP MLA Selina Robinson poses for a picture with advocates from the BC SPCA outside the  legislature on Thursday. — Submitted photo

NDP MLA Selina Robinson introduced a bill in the legislature on Thursday that would help prevent animals from suffering or dying in vehicles without adequate ventilation.

The Coquitlam-Maillardville MLA proposed the Distressed Animals Act after the tragic 2014 case of the six dogs who died after being left in the back of pickup truck covered by a canopy for 40 minutes.