Featured Stories

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

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...

by Contributor on Friday, July 18, 2014 - 2:56pm

Women and men from all over the West Kootenays will participate in Golf Fore the Cure at Redstone Golf Course on July 31, 2014 in support of the fight against breast cancer.

Last year, while we raised over $3200 with 80 people in...

Regional News

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...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:01am

Police believe they know the identity of human remains found near Nelson, but won't be releasing any names until positive ID is confirmed and next of kin is notified, according to RCMP Const. Colleen Lowing.


by Bob Hall on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:08pm

After spending several months attempting to find a fiscally sustainable way to deliver the Professional Aviation Program into the future, Selkirk College has made the difficult decision to cancel the program.

Suspended earlier...

Provincial & National

UPDATE: No foul play in death at Pemberton Music Festival

More than 20,000 festival goers flocked to Pemberton for the music festival. — Photo courtesy IHIT

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team spokeperson Jennifer Pound said in a release that it has been determined there was no foul play in the death of 21-year-old Nick Phongsavath of Regina at the Pemberton Music Festival.