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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 Friday, February 12, 2016 - 7:38pm

Sean Geall has already had a great week after seeing first hand the birth of his third child.

The Royal City skip added to the excitement after qualifying for the Page Playoff 1-2 game Saturday at the 2016 Canadian Direct...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:09am

Earlier in the week, Jim Cotter expressed that the goal of every team at the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championships was to “make the playoffs.”

Cotter grabbed the top spot in the Page...

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 Brendan Quinn on Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:52pm

Thanks to a grant of nearly $4.6 Million, renovations at the Nelson and District Aquatic Centre are all of a sudden a great idea.

Friday afternoon, the curtains were dropped and Nelson residents had a chance to finally see what...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:33pm

It's been a busy week for Nelson Search and Rescue.

NSAR public information officer Chris Armstrong said in a media release that twice in a matter of days the local search and rescue body was activated for a pair of medical...

by City of Trail on Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:27pm

The traffic lanes and pedestrian walkway on the eastbound (downstream) side of the Victoria Street Bridge will be closed from Monday, Feb. 15 to Monday, Feb. 29. The closure will accommodate crews from Power Tech Electrical Ltd....

by Contributor on Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:21pm

Nick Deschenes, has been relieved of his duties as GM/Head Coach of the Trail Smoke Eaters effective immediately.  President, Tom Gawryletz, stated, “The...

Provincial & National

Province toughens up drinking and driving laws

Two things that don't go together, keys and driving. — Submited photo

Some of the toughest regulations in Canada just got a lot tougher.

The provincial government has added new regulations to clarify and toughen the consequences of drinking and drug affected driving in British Columbia, strengthening the Province’s resolve to have the safest roads in North America by 2020.

"These measures will help both deter and prevent unsafe drivers from getting back on our roads," said Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Mike Morris.

ICBC’s Hall of Shame: Cyber Fraud Files of 2015

A woman too hurt to work, but yet finds time for a game of roller derby is just one of the fraud files that is costing B.C. up to $600 million each year, or every driver more than $100 on their annual insurance policy. — Submitted photo

Some things people just can't make up.

The Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) has released its Cyber Files Wall of Shame for 2015.

It goes from a  woman too hurt to go to work yet finds time for roller derby to a man who sets his own truck on fire then tries to make a claim to a man who completes a grueling 12-mile obstacle race despite claiming to be severely injured.