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by Red Mountain on Friday Oct 28 2016

We are proud to announce that RED Mountain’s Legacy Training Centre has been designated The National Ski Academy’s 'Official Western Canadian Training Centre'. 

RED Mountain and Rossland are steeped in skiing history, tradition, and culture dating back to the late 1800’s. In 1968 RED hosted the first World Cup race ever held in Canada. The Red Mountain Racers and the Red...

by Rossland Telegraph on Saturday Oct 22 2016

Some new excitement is scheduled at Red -- the region's first cyclocross race ever!  Hope for good weather on October 30, for the sake of cyclocross racers doing the  "Hallocross" event.  This is a fun race; for those rare individuals who don't already know all about it, here's a definition cribbed from Wikipedia:

"Cyclo-...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 19 2016

It’s amazing what an active community can accomplish together, if a recent roller derby fundraiser is any indication.

The Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) rallied its sister teams – the Dam City Rollers and the Nelson Killjoys – last month to join them in a special exhibition game to raise funds for their teammate’s son who is battling cancer.  The team is overjoyed to report that...

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...

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