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by Sara Golling on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 4:14pm

Present:  Present:  Mayor  Kathy Moore,  and Councillors Marten Kruysse, John Greene, Andrew Zwicker,  Andy Morel, and Lloyd McLellan.   Staff: Consulting CAO Lynne Burch, Consulting CFO Steve Ash, Manager of Public Works...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:20pm

Rossland City  Council heard a presentation on Tuesday evening by well-spoken youth from the "Creating a Supportive Rossland" group,  seeking to have the City fly the rainbow flag in recognition of Gay Pride Week this September, and to approve a rainbow crosswalk near...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:41am

The Rossland Public Library will be live-streaming one day of the TED Talks conference taking place in Vancouver on Thursday, February 18.

TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks  (18 minutes...

Recent News

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 4:31am

Michael Johnson and Wes Craig booked tickets into the A semi final after posting wins during the evening draw at the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Championships Wednesday at the Nelson Curling Club.

Johnson, third...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 8:19pm

It took defending BC Champion Jim Cotter a few ends to become familiar with the surroundings of the Nelson Curling Club.

However, after a couple of ends it was full steam ahead for the Vernon foursome during Day One of the 2016...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 5:54pm

A  recent but very community-oriented  Rosslander wants more information about the water courses around Rossland - those that supply us with water, and those that run through our community.  If you share his interest, or...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 2:01pm

What "Asset Management" means, and why we should care

Rossland Council and senior staff started early with a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  This session...

Regional News

by Contributor on Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 4:18pm

In 2010, KAST and the Nelson Tech Club joined forces with 6 Kootenay Boundary middle schools in holding the first Annual Robogames.

Twenty-four students, aged 12 to 17 created the robotic entries which battled for robotic...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 6:18am

The word “traumatized”is a fascinating and viciously misused word.

You had a brutal experience? You saw something no one else should ever see?

If you responded to it like a normal person, then you're not...

by Michael Jessen on Monday, February 8, 2016 - 12:01pm

“It is impossible to argue with a story that simply reflects the experience of the storyteller.”Mary Pipher

Climate change has aroused the concern of the human family for decades...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 4:08pm

Salmo RCMP is advising the public to contact the detachment if anyone has credit cards problems after a report was recently received said Cpl Riordan Bellman in a media release.

"Salmo RCMP is currently investigating...

Provincial & National

RCMP warn of Valentine's Day frauds

RCMP warn of Valentine's Day frauds

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Surrey RCMP is reminding residents to be wary of those taking advantage of our basic need for human companionship.

In 2015, Surrey RCMP saw a 36% increase in frauds largely due to the Canada Revenue Agency and Immigration Canada scams (see previous release). The Surrey RCMP also receives several common fraud complaints that are associated to the time of year and demographics.

Woman survives avalanche near Pemberton

Woman survives avalanche near Pemberton

A woman is lucky to be alive after surviving an avalanche in the back country north of Pemberton off Duffly Lake Highway Saturday afternoon said RCMP in a media release.

RCMP Staff Sgt. Steve LeClair said the call came in at approximately 3:40 p.m. to Pemberton RCMP of a large avalanche that occurred near the Wendy Thompson Hut in the back country north of Pemberton.