Featured Stories

by Amber Hayes on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 9:16am

Rumors are true, Jazz has returned to the Old Fire Hall in Rossland!

After many years languishing empty, the historic Fire Hall was filled with anticipation on November 14th as patrons awaited the return of the much loved Old Fire Hall Trio. Candlelight created dancing shadows on the...

by Contributor on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 8:14pm

On a beautiful summer day in June 2013, Carol Enns experienced devastating injuries in a motor vehicle accident involving a drunk driver north of Colville, WA.

Carol was a long time member of the Smokette's Women's hockey team, and living the physically active life that so many of...

by Contributor on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 8:11pm

The Rossland Public Library has new membership cards. The cards are hard wearing plastic and feature the iconic Storytellers from Andrew Raney’s raven sculpture on the library’s front walk as part of our new logo.
Membership is available to all Rossland City residents. Bring...

Recent News

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 11:24am

The common cold is usually an acute (short-term) viral infection of the upper respiratory tract.  It usually starts with a runny nose, sore throat and a feeling of low energy or weakness.  It may or may not have an...

by Rossland Recreation on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 11:22am

Rossland Arena – available ice times this week

Looking to rent ice for a game of hockey or a birthday party or special event?  The Rossland Arena has ice available on the following dates and times:...

by Contributor on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 11:15am

The Rossland Skatepark Association (RSA) has been handed an exciting opportunity to raise $60,000 toward the development of Rossland’s skatepark.

In a surprise fundraising challenge to the community, two anonymous donors...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 11:08am

Meeting of outgoing Council, held November 24, 2014.

Present:  Outgoing mayor Greg Granstrom; outgoing councillors Jill Spearn, Kathy Moore, and Jody Blomme.

Public Input Period:

Fletcher...

Regional News

by Contributor on Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 10:18pm

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF CASTLEGAR, MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL

This is a call for calm. And a call for respect.  Your city workers are on a legal strike – for the first time in 60 years....

by Contributor on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:14pm

I’d like to thank the residents of Castlegar for your patience and understanding during the labour strike by our unionized CUPE city employees.

We are now in snow season and our management staff are working around the clock...

by antoinette halb... on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:06pm

Nov 25., 2014

Dear Mayor Chernoff and Council,

This Open Letter proposes a human-to-human way to break the labour dispute impasse that -- to put it mildly -- is negatively affecting all our citizens in a number of ways,...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 8:40am

I believe that true faith, no matter the stripe, is the most beautiful, miraculous thing a person can be given. And I believe it comes through questioning and soul-searching and observation.

I believe that the ugliest thing ever...

Provincial & National

Vancouver parking company waives tickets for toys

Vancouver parking company waives tickets for toys

A Vancouver parking company, Impark, is getting into the Christmas spirit for drivers with unpaid tickets.

Impark is offering a four-hour window to waive unpaid parking tickets for drivers who donate a toy to the Salvation Army.

The window of opportunity is between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. PT at the Salvation Army at 555 Homer Street in Vancouver.

Impark said the company will be accepting new, unused and unwrapped toys, and in exchange, the donor’s unpaid parking violation notice will be waived.

BCFED launches 'Fight For $15' campaign to increase the minimum wage

BC Fed announced its fight to increase minimum wage in province.

The BC Federation of Labour has launched the Fight For $15 campaign, calling on the provincial government to increase the minimum wage to $15/hour.
 
“At the current minimum wage, working full-time is not enough to lift a worker out of poverty,” said Jim Sinclair, President of the BC Federation of Labour.