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by Adrian Barnes on Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:18am

Rossland's newest permanent sculpture has just arived in town, courtesy of the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) and president Renate Fleming's tireless work. The piece, titled 'The Acrobears', is now installed outside the post office, providing Olaus Jeldness with a...

by Adrian Barnes on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:54pm

This week the Telegraph asked council candidate Aaron Cosbey the same batch of questions we asked mayoral candidate Kathy Moore last week. His answers are below. Note that all sitting councillors and Mayor Greg Granstrom have been offered this same opportunity. We'll run articles on them...

by Les Carter on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:39pm

Like the Mary Ellen Carter in Stan Rogers’ great song, Joe Hill Coffee House rises again! This is our seventh year in a row!

We open our new season this coming Sunday, September 21 with a fine collection of talent. Come and hear them:

  • Michael Gifford, our founder...

Recent News

by Rossland Recreation on Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:25am

Options for Keeping the Kids Busy!

The Recreation Department’s Fall Programs will be starting soon and as such we are running out of spaces in which to hold Strike Programs. We understand the GoldenBear...

by Contributor on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:34pm

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival is pleased to announce that Australian mountaineering and climbing legend John Fantini will be guest speaking at the event. Fantini, who now resides in Penticton, BC, has innumerable first alpine and...

by rachael roussin on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:24pm

North Jubilee Park in Rossland is the site of a pre-existing stream and wetland which has been drained and managed as a park by the City of Rossland for over 65 years. The site is inherently wet, has organic wetland soils and is...

by Sara Golling on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:52am

Rossland City Council met on Monday evening, September 8. There was bare quorum, with Mayor Greg Granstrom and Council members Jody Blomme, Kathy Moore (by speakerphone), and Jill Spearn in...

Regional News

by Contributor on Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:44pm

Dear Editor,

Why is information on water meter installations so hard to get? We contacted Doug Allin at City Hall to get more info on one of the available options - the manually-read, human-friendly, non-RF, non-radiating meter (...

by Contributor on Friday, September 19, 2014 - 4:01pm

For the past 18 years, I have had the pleasure of being the coordinator at Robson Community School. Twenty years ago, the school principal at Robson applied for Community School Status and as a result, $75,000 was brought into this...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:37pm

One of the region’s premiere events is all set to go this weekend, as organizers prepare to kick off the 19th Annual Pass Creek Fall Fair.

Donna Smith, secretary of the Pass Creek Exhibition Society, says this is...

by Katrine Conroy on Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:02pm

Dear Constituents,

This fall the citizens of Kootenay West have the ability to participate in a number of public consultations and services. I wanted to make sure that all of these opportunities were highlighted to have as much...

Provincial & National

Missing Surrey teen found murdered, police seek witnesses

Missing Surrey teen found murdered, police seek witnesses

A missing Surrey teen has been discovered murdered, and police are seeking witnesses, according to RCMP Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound.

Government provides $11 million for health research

Government provides $11 million for health research

Patients and researchers will benefit from a new $11-million grant from the provincial government to the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR).

"This funding will help the foundation maintain the global competitiveness of B.C.'s health-research sector," said Health Minister Terry Lake. "The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research helps support solutions to our more-pressing health problems by funding the best and brightest researchers and spearheading significant projects to address health-system priorities."