Featured Stories

by Contributor on Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:58am

Milkweed is a monarch’s best defence

By David Suzuki

The monarch butterfly is a wonderful creature with an amazing story. In late summer, monarchs in southern Canada and the U.S. northeast take flight, travelling over 5,000 kilometres to alpine forests in...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 10:41pm


April 27th, 2015:  Council had a busy evening, starting at 5:00 pm with a Committee-of-the-Whole (CoW) meeting to discuss the City's draft 2014 financial statements with the  City's auditor; at 6:00 pm, a Public...

by Red Mountain on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 7:50am

 Katkov Sets The Stage For The Next 10 Years

Red Mountain Ventures' CEO Howard Katkov announced significant changes to the leadership team today, including a new President appointed from within the organization and a new Director of Sales....

Recent News

by kathy moore on Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:21am

There’s lots going on in Rossland lately.

I have just returned from the Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments annual meeting held in Nakusp. It was well attended by elected representatives from our region. This...

by Contributor on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 6:36pm

Bike Safety Tips.

Rossland is rife with bicycles!  And the cycling season is upon us.  Rejoice, but don't let your joy overcome your smarts -- ride safely...

by Rossland Recreation on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 5:53pm

The Week in REC!  

Rossland Youth Week, May 1-7!! 

Rossland Youth Week is an entire week of events to celebrate the diverse, talented and overall fantastic youth of Rossland....

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 5:33pm

Coming up at the Old Firehall:


Saturday, May 9th:

Bill  Bourne, Juno Award Winner, at 8:00 pm (Doors open at 7:00 pm);   $20 -- tickets...

Regional News

by Contributor on Monday, May 4, 2015 - 1:36pm

On Jan. 12, 2015, Pacific Coastal Airlines initiated air service between the Trail Regional Airport and Kelowna International Airport. The decision to provide the air link between the West Kootenays and the Okanagan was made, partly, as...

by City of Trail on Monday, May 4, 2015 - 1:30pm

The City is disappointed to learn that Pacific Coastal Airlines (PASCO) will discontinue the Sunday through Friday Trail to Kelowna flight out of the Trail Regional Airport (TRA)  with the last scheduled flight being May 15, 2015....

by Contributor on Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 6:23pm

Now we wait.

The deadline has passed for the West Kootenay Camera Club's 25th Anniversary of its annual Photo Show.

The Photo Show will take place from June 5-13 at the Kootenay Gallery in Castlegar, coinciding with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:40pm

The earthquake in Nepal hit a little too close to home for a former Nelson couple now living in Chilliwack.

The son of Dean and Val Monty, Shaun, was visiting the Nepalese City of Pokhara when a 7.6 earthquake struck the region...

Provincial & National

Peter Bevan-Baker makes election history in PEI

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, and PEI's newest Green Party rep Peter Bevan-Baker were all smiles now that there's another Green in provincial government. — Photo courtesy Green Party Canada

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP (Saanich – Gulf Islands) was quick to congratulate Peter Bevan-Baker on winning the Green Party's first seat in the P.E.I. legislature following Monday's provincial election.

“Congratulations to Peter Bevan-Baker and the whole Green Party of PEI field of exceptional candidates," May said in a Green Party media release.

Canada Safety Council urges drivers to driver like a Road Hero

Canada Safety Council urges drivers to driver like a Road Hero

Hey you . . .  you ordinary motorist.

You there, ferrying your kids to soccer, you over there, trying to get to work on time, and you too, just out running errands.