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by Diana Daghofer on Thursday Oct 13 2016

In a town full of athletes, three seniors stand out for their accomplishments at the 55+ BC Games, held in Coquitlam, BC on September 20-24. Husband and wife team, Steve Langley and Danielle Montandon of Rossland, and Rino de Biasio of Trail, posted winning results in all the cycling events they entered.

Steve Langley, age 68, won medals in all...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 05 2016

Jasmine Drolet of Rossland's Seven Summits Centre for Learning edged out Avie Waterfall of Trafalgar in Nelson to capture the top prize at the West Kootenay High School Cross Country race Tuesday at the Salmo Ski Hill.

The race was hosted by Salmo Secondary School.

Drolet finished the race in a time of seventeen minutes, 19 seconds, 28 seconds ahead of Waterfall.

Julia...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Sep 19 2016

Hikers, snowshoers, back-country skiers and other users of the northern-most section of the Seven Summits Trail -- take  note:  the old "Sunspot" cabin is no  more.  But rejoice -- a new one is being built.

Construction has begun on the new "Sunspot" day-use shelter, replacing the dusty and packrat-infested old "Sunspot".  The new site  has an expansive view and more sunshine than the...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Sep 14 2016

We Canadians are such nice people.  We don't look very hard for opportunities to sue other people, unlike our more litigious neighbours south of the border.  Here's an example from right here in the Greater Rossland area.  True story:

A mountain biker was riding uphill on a popular trail when an out-of-control downhill rider speeding along collided with her -- very hard.  She suffered...

by Rossland Telegraph on Sunday Sep 11 2016

Golden City Days enjoyed beautiful weather.  Happy crowds lined Columbia Avenue to watch as the parade marched in sunshine, crowds flooded into the Rossland Arena for the Fall Fair and enjoyed refreshements at the various food booths around town, music boomed from the stage set up in Sourdough Alley, and at 2:30 pm more crowds began gathering there for the spectacle of the 4th Annual Outhouse...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 24 2016

Everybody loves a parade, and we'll have a parade -- and also sports events, entertainment galore, reunions, a pancake breakfast, a look back in history at the library, a rambunctious outhouse race, a special farmers' market, the not-to-be-missed Fall Fair at the Rossland Arena, excellent food from various vendors, and more -- don't miss the roller derby match!

Here's the schedule of...

by Contributor on Saturday Aug 13 2016

The CGHL is a league that offers competitive hockey for all adult age groups at any level of hockey. They welcome all skill levels and offer a fun and safe way to play hockey competitively and meet new people across all age groups.

“I’ve played in the CGHL for five years and it’s a great opportunity to get a workout and enjoy some great laughs with some great friends … oh yeah, and play...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 10 2016

BlackJack Skier Development Program

The Junior skiers had their first summer training camp in early July.  They joined with skiers from five clubs from Alberta and BC – Canmore, Calgary, Foothills, Kimberly and Comox – and completed an eight day training camp.  The first four days were dryland training in  Kaslo followed by four days of ski training at the Haig glacier in...

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