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by Sara Golling on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:52pm

Rossland City Council  meeting, January 26, 2015

Present:  Mayor Kathy Moore, and Councillors Lloyd McLellan, John Greene, Andrew Zwicker, Marten Kruysse, and Aaron Cosbey.  Councillor Andy  Morel came in slightly late, and Aaron Cosbey left for a...

by Murray Dobbin on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 11:20am
by Sara Golling on Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 12:32pm

Make your plans now to enjoy Winter Carnival, starting at noon on Thursday January 29 and continuing through Sunday, February 1.  Lots of fun, lots of activities, with good food and music.

In keeping with the historical nature of the event, started in 1898, the...

Recent News

by Contributor on Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 3:19pm

Science Matters
Vol. 17, No. 4
27 Jan 2015

By David Suzuki

In 1997, Canada restricted import and transfer of the gasoline additive MMT because it was a suspected neurotoxin that had...

by Contributor on Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:51pm

Survey results indicated that Greater Trail patrons of the arts want MORE THEATRE programming and so, on Sunday February 8, audiences can see not one, but two of Toronto’s Monster Theatre Productions at The Charles Bailey Theatre...

by Contributor on Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:32pm

 Take it to the slopes and help the Canadian Cancer Society fight back against cancer at the 3rd Annual Slopes for Hope Red Mountain on February 22. Slopes for Hope Red is a family friendly ski-a-...

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:42pm

The You can do that here! podcast is produced by Andrew Zwicker of AZcreative for the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology. The podcast is a weekly series of 30 minute conversations with some of the most innovative and...

Regional News

by Castlegar Source on Friday, January 30, 2015 - 12:56am

Earlier this evening ( Jan. 29) at approximately 8 p.m., members of the
Castlegar RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services Unit responded to a
complaint of a possible impaired driver at a Castlegar business. During

by Suzy Hamilton on Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 8:59pm

It won’t take long to bring down the old building.

But it will take longer to put up a new one.

And Nelson residents Lena and Marty Horswill can hardly wait. The retired couple bought a two bedroom condo in the...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 10:51pm

The second annual Road Hockey Rumble on Saturday served as the kick-off event for Castlegar’s bid to become Kraft Hockeyville 2015.

Four teams went head-to-head in the Complex parking lot: The fire department, RCMP, media...

by Contributor on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 10:07pm

Lower Mainland dog walker Emma Paulsen was sentenced today to six months in jail and has been given a 10-year ban on owning animals and a lifetime ban on caring for other people’s pets.

Paulsen was charged with animal...

Provincial & National

Serial armed robber strikes again?

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On Jan. 28 at 3:59 p.m., the Dawson Creek RCMP received a hold up alarm at one of the local financial institutions.

A lone male entered the establishment, produced a firearm and demanded money. No one was injured during the robbery and the suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The description provided by the business employees is as follows:

·         •White male

·         •25-35 years old

Coroner apologizes for delay in returning remains of Pickton victim

Coroner apologizes for delay in returning remains of Pickton victim

The BC Coroners Service has issued a statement to clarify issues surrounding the remains of one of the deceased found on the Pickton farm in 2002.

The BC Coroners Service wishes to emphasize that the remains discussed in a Jan. 28, 2015, news conference by the mother of victim Stephanie Lane do not represent new evidence.