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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 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...

by Alex Atamanenko MP on Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 12:37pm

In the last dozen years, eight out of nine commissions or citizen assemblies created by governments in Canada have not only advocated getting rid of our first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system but have recommended adopting MMP, or...

by Columbia Power on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 9:11pm

The Junior Dragons’ Den live show is happening this Friday, May 1, at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail and students and judges got together on Wednesday for a final run-through before the event.

A  Greater Trail...

by Contributor on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 5:43pm

Dear Editor,                       

Castlegar and District Community Services Society’s (CDCSS) new and...

Provincial & National

Cranbrook RCMP continue to investigation missing person cold case

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Cranbrook RCMP is appealing to the public for information in a cold case of a missing man in April 2011.

RCMP believe foul play is suspected.

On the April 30, 2011, RCMP received a missing person report from the family of David Robert Cox.

Cox had been missing since April 6, 2011and was last seen in the presence of another male.

The Cranbrook RCMP continues to investigate the disappearance and is appealing to the public in an attempt to gather information that may assist in locating Cox.

Looking good one year later — B.C.'s Skills for Jobs Blueprint

Premier Christy Clark was all smiles on the first anniversary of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint.

The BC government celebrated progress and success on the one-year anniversary Wednesday of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, government’s plan to help British Columbians find their fit in the province’s diverse, strong and growing economy.

As part of the celebration, Premier Christy Clark announced $727,500 for a unique program that opens the doors to a career in the trades for young people. Funding is for 326 new seats in 12 public post-secondary institutions for the Trades Discovery program.