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by Contributor on Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 9:27am

Rossland Youth Week is an entire week of events to celebrate the diverse, talented and overall fantastic youth of Rossland.  This is a brief synopsis of what will be happening April 30-May 5.  For complete details please go to  ...

by Columbia Power on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:23pm

Columbia Power Corporation and the Nelson and District Credit Union-Rossland Branch are proud supporters of the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture and the Rossland Youth Action Network U19 Film Festival. U19 – a showcase for local youth filmmakers – takes place on...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:19pm

Present:    Mayor Kathy Moore, and Councillors Lloyd McLellan, John Greene, Andy Morel,  Aaron Cosbey, Andrew Zwicker.  Marten Kruysse  arrived at 6:25.

Staff:  new Chief Administrative Officer Brian Teasdale, ...

Recent News

by Dermod Travis on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:14pm

Across the province, 86% of residents support a ban on corporate and union political donations.

Voters in British Columbia believe corporations have outsized influence in determining government policy, thanks in part to unlimited...

by Contributor on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 9:36am

Mrs. Heikkila’s Gr. 6/7 class at Rossland Summit School enjoyed getting their hands dirty while making their own Native Seed Bombs for Earth Day.

The students have been participating in Beyond Recycling, a...

by Contributor on Monday, April 25, 2016 - 3:40pm

Supporting local roller derby has never been so easy or delicious.

The Rossland Trail Roller Girls present RTRG’s Burger and Beer Fundraiser this Thursday at the team’s clubhouse, the Arlington Bar...

by Interior Health... on Monday, April 25, 2016 - 11:55am

Interior Health is reminding parents and caregivers to make sure their children’s immunizations are up to date. This timely reminder comes as pertussis cases continue to occur in several Interior Health communities.

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Regional News

by Contributor on Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:25am

The BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) today presented its Facility Excellence Award for 2016 to the City of Castlegar for Millennium Natural Swimming Ponds. The award recognizes excellence in facility concept, design...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:25pm

One of the region's newest, cutest and coolest new residents is promising to be a blessing for the entire West Kootenay, having already captured hearts in both Castlegar and Nelson.

Introducing Pheonix, a three-and-a-half-...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 4:42pm

One of the arguments I'm hearing most in opposition to the city's proposed parcel tax is criticism over city council spending money on the Millennium Park Ponds – the argument being that council self-indulgently bought a...

by Contributor on Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:08am

            Some West Kootenay environmentalists have decided to join the audience converging on Silverton, B.C. to attend the Convergence Writers’ Weekend May 13 to...

Provincial & National

Two more overdose deaths in BC

Two more overdose deaths in BC

Kamloops RCMP and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the overdose of two city residents Friday in Spoolmak Country.

RCMP officers were called to assist BC Ambulance to a reported overdose in Rayleigh at approximately 9:30 p.m.  Two residents, a 44-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, were found dead from apparent drug use.

RCMP said in a media release these latest overdose deaths are a reminder of the risks associated with illicit drug use.

BC aims to stop profits from crime in wake of Pickton book

BC aims to stop profits from crime in wake of Pickton book

Murderers and others convicted of serious crimes will not be able to profit from their crimes through memoirs or memorabilia and inflict further anguish on their victims and families, under proposed legislation introduced today.