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by Sara Golling on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:52am

Present: Mayor Greg Granstrom and Council members Tim Thatcher, Kathy Moore, Kathy Wallace, Cary Fisher, and Jill Spearn.

Staff:  Acting CAO Tracey Butler, Assistant Cynthia Anonuevo, Planner Stacey Lightbourne, and Acting CFO Lois Hunter.

The first item of business on April...

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by Contributor on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:20am

This Earth Day, April 22nd 2014, the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is proud to present an inspiring feature, “The Change Agents”, to further spread the message of individual ability to foster the growing movement of positive change.

by Josefin Svedberg on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:13am

Friday the 11th of April there was an opening night of a new art show at Rossland Art Gallery. It was a successful night with a great turnout. An exhilarated audience viewed the art of local artists whilst snacking on treats and listening to chilled beats by DJ Fresh-Cut Melon.


Recent News

by Liam Barnes on Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:49pm

On Wednesday, May 7th, the final day of Youth Week, the 7 Summits Center For Learning will be hosting Red Talks, an evening of local guest speakers sharing their ideas, experiences and insights focusing on the theme: Life Path...

by Rossland Recreation on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:37am

Community Easter Hunt!

The Rossland Museum is hosting the First Annual Community Easter Hunt on Sunday April 20th from 11am-1pm. This is a BYOB-(Bring Your Own Basket) event! The Hunt will be outside (...

by Adrian Barnes on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:32am

Starting next week, The Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar will be holding its annual art show, Young Voices, which features both student and teacher art from School District 20. This year's show looks to be an exciting one,...

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by Les Carter on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:03am

Take a break on Easter Sunday and celebrate the return of green grass and sunshine with Joe Hill Coffee House, Rossland’s famous community showcase for talent from far and near.

Our performers for April 20 are


Regional News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:30am

Nelson RCMP are pleased to report that a 28-year-old man missing since Wednesday (April 16) has been found.

Tyler Sheriff was located on Friday evening (April 18).

Sheriff was last seen Wednesday hitchhiking east at the...

by Castlegar Source on Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 3:37pm

The Nelson Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with locating the bicycle used in a recent mid-day armed robbery at the Kootenay Currency Exchange.

Police say the bicycle was used...

by Contributor on Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 9:28am

Like all of you, teachers only want the best for their students.

Despite bargaining for more than a year with the government there has been little progress made at the negotiating table.

We have been waiting, very...

by Trail Champion on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 3:58pm
The Trail Crime Reduction Unit is looking for two local prolific offenders who currently have outstanding warrants from the Rossland Court House, according to RCMP Cpl. Debbie Postnikoff.

Provincial & National

Police not confirming that Dutch arrest of 35-year-old is connected with Amanda Todd

Police not confirming that Dutch arrest of 35-year-old is connected with Amanda Todd

The suicide of B.C.'s 15-year-old Amanda Todd (in October 2012) is being rehashed in the media after a much-publicized arrest in the Netherlands, of a 35-year-old man whom police are not confirmiing may have been one of Todd's tormentors.

Police issue the following statement this afternoon:

CAMRA calls for better beer legislation

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Despite the growing popularity of craft beer in British Columbia, many consumers are still being left in the dark when it comes to knowing exactly what’s in their glass and a local consumer advocacy group is asking them to make a fuss about it.