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by Contributor on Monday Jan 18 2016

There's lots to do in Rossland in the winter ... read on for inspiration.

RSS Programming for the Community!    Check out some of the 2016 programming at Rossland’s community school gym located at Rossland Summit School.  For more information please check the website at  www.rossland.ca Please register for Rossland Recreation...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 14 2016

Nelson's Julien Locke continues to ring in the New Year in style after the Black Jack skier won the gold medal at the Haywood NorAm World Junior and U23 Championships Thursday at Lappe Nordic Ski Centre near Thunder Bay, Ont.

Locke, who got his start in racing at the Nelson Nordic Ski Club, came from being the fifth qualifier to a...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 11 2016

Avalanche Awareness Day is planned for Saturday, January 16, 10 AM to 3 PM, outside the Base Lodge at Red Mountain Resort. This free event, hosted by Rossland & District Search and Rescue, offers hands-on avalanche safety gear clinics, competitions for kids, demonstrations, races, and prizes. Those interested should dress for the weather and wear warm...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 07 2016

Students in Selkirk College’s School of Health & Human Services are starting the new year by giving back to peers who struggle to make ends meet while gaining an education.

Partnering with the student athletes on the Selkirk College Saints, the second annual food drive will take place on Friday (January 8) during an exhibition game against Williston State at the Castlegar Recreation...

by Sara Golling on Monday Jan 04 2016

On January 2, a group of well-equipped skiers enjoyed the fine conditions in the 5-Mile Bowl area behind Whitewater ski area.  Unfortunately, one suffered a knee injury and required rescue. Other members of the group were taking measures to evacuate their wounded friend because they feared that help from Seach and Rescue would be expensive, but the terrain was difficult, their efforts were...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 14 2015

Tom Buchy of Kimberley and Creston’s Chris Ducharme are the two latest qualifiers for the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance Men’s Curling Championships set for February 10-14 at the Nelson Curling Club.

The two skips earned spots...

by Deanne Steven on Monday Dec 14 2015

Tourism Rossland is pleased to announce that the Free Ride Shuttle began on Saturday December 12th in conjunction with the opening of RED Mountain Resort.  The shuttle operates on a similar schedule to previous years, from 7:30am to 10:30pm every hour looping between downtown Rossland and the Red Mountain Base area with stops throughout the community.  This project is paid for with...

by Sara Golling on Saturday Dec 12 2015

Skiers beware:  that new avalanche danger advisory from Avalanche Canada isn't just hot air.    In case anyone in Rossland isn't yet aware of the event,  three skiers were caught in a small release while skiing near Rossland recently, and one of them went to the hospital with a concussion.

They were skiing on  fairly steep terrain with smooth bedrock underlying the snow.  Recent ...

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