Featured Stories

by Josefin Svedberg on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 3:01pm

After putting a lot of time into community service and volunteering for multiple organizations, the step to run for council did not seem too far for Aaron Cosbey. It is merely an extension of what he is already doing.

He has been volunteering...

by Andrew Bennett on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:37pm

It's beautiful, and you know it. Rossland is a paradise for people who love the outdoors and each other.

The schools and teachers are great, and the community overflows with creative talent and innovative educational opportunities. Just check out the kids.


by Contributor on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 8:09am

To the dirt bikers riding on mountain bike trails:

I am a mountain biker and volunteer trail builder. I also grew up riding dirt bikes and still ride occasionally. Rossland offers endless opportunity for these sports. My experience has been that all bikers have enjoyed peaceful...

Recent News

by Adrian Barnes on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 8:25pm

Thursday evening around forty Rosslanders gathered at the Old Firehall to do a little speed dating with nine of the ten candidates for our upcoming municipal election. Mayor Granstrom, although invited, neither responded...

by Sara Golling on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:13pm

At 6:00 pm (Rossland Time) a group of 11 people met in the library's meeting room to discuss the Rossland Society for Environmental Action...

by Linda Schulze on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:59am

The nip in the air is welcome reminder that the ski season is just around the corner. And it is time to swap the old for the less old...

Red Mountain Racer’s is the proud home club of newly crowned U14 Australian National...

by Rossland Recreation on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:53am

There are several Recreation Programs starting this week or continuing from last week. For more information about the specific programs, please take a look at the Fall / Winter Recreation Guide, at...

Regional News

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 8:15am

More than 225 people crowded into the Blueberry Creek Community School (BCCS) gymnasium Monday night for a school-district-initiated meeting to discuss the fate of the property on which the school is housed.

Rebecca McDonnell,...

by Contributor on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 7:43am

Boundary Regional RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a man who is wanted on an outstanding warrant for several charges and is believed to be staying in Surrey.

On or about July 4, 2014, Ravinder Singh Mettla...

by Columbia Power on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 7:29am

Marie Civitarese was born and raised in Trail, to Dean and Anita (photo above). Marie studied voice from the early age of seven years old. She honed her amazing craft with voice lessons from the age of 7 to 19 with accomplished voice...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 3:53pm

A guy with a gun.

That seems to be how it always starts.

World War 1, JFK, Martin Luther King Jr., Lennon. Just a guy with a gun.

God knows, it’s what’s torn our little valley apart this week, and is...

Provincial & National

Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses Canada on War Memorial shooting

Prime Minister Stephen Harper . . . I join all Canadians in praying for those touched by today’s attack.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks:

“My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil.

“Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada.

“Corporal Cirillo was killed today – murdered in cold blood – as he provided a ceremonial Honour Guard at Canada’s National War Memorial.

Health Minister updates BC's readiness for Ebola

Health Minister updates BC's readiness for Ebola

Health Minister Terry Lake has issued the following update on the health-care system's preparation for the low likelihood of a case of Ebola in B.C.:

"Our Ebola Preparedness task force has been meeting regularly, and has been reviewing B.C.'s protocols to respond to the unlikely occurrence of a case of Ebola arriving in the province. 

"The task force, in consultation with the health authorities, have designated the following sites as regional centres to assess those under investigation for Ebola and to treat confirmed Ebola cases: