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by Rossland Recreation on Wednesday Dec 02 2015

REC Dept. over the Holidays

During the week of December 21st to 27th, the REC Dept. will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9:00-4:00pm, December 21-23.  The Office will be closed on Thursday, December 24th.  During the second week of the Holidays, the Dept. will be open Monday, December 28th to Thursday, December...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Dec 02 2015

Should your children play contact sports?   There is new information available to parents about the longer-term health effects  to consider when making decisions about which sports to encourage, and what precautions to take for contact sports.

The Mayo Clinic is a well-respected medical research and treatment facility in the US.   A recent...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 22 2015

Bob Ursel of Kelowna gutted out a 6-2 win over Castlegar's Myron Nichol in the A-Final of the Doug Bothamley Memorial Open Cash Spiel Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

However, while Ursel, third Dave Stephenson, second Don Freschi of Trail and lead, Fred Thomson of Nelson, may have won $2,100, tournament organizer Nando Salviulo said everyone was a winner.

"Almost every rink...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Nov 18 2015

The Kootenay-Columbia Trails Society presented a cheque for $16,450 to the LeRoi  Community Foundation at an estate planning seminar  in Trail's Visac Gallery on Wednesday, November 18.  Frank Ramovs, a director of KCTS, and Isabelle Desmarais, another KCTS director and its Treasurer, handed the cheque to Louise McEwan, President of the LeRoi Community Foundation.   

The LeRoi...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Nov 10 2015

BC Transit is asking community members to complete a survey, for a  service review  they are conducting.  They want your input even if you are not a transit user at this time.   Tourism Rossland is also asking Rosslanders to complete Transit's survey, with an eye to emphasizing the value to our community of the Free Shuttle Bus.

But wait!  BC  Transit does not...

by Sara Golling on Thursday Nov 05 2015

Many Rossland residents are aware that Rossland and Trail have been negotiating for some time to try to reach agreement on the use of Trail's recreational facilities by Rossland residents.  The question was:  How much should the City of Rossland pay to the City of Trail each year to enable Rosslanders to use Trail facilities at the same price as Trail residents? 

The history:  In 2008...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 04 2015

For cross country ski newbies who want to get into the spot at bottom dollar prices, the Nelson Nordic Ski Club has a deal no one can refuse — the 2015 Ski Swap set for Saturday (November 7) at Nelson Rod & Gun Club.

Organizers say the event promises to be a great chance for first timer skiers and experienced specialists to finds some great deals.

The event begins at 9 a.m....

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Nov 03 2015

Kids aged 4 and over can learn cross-country skiing or improve their cross-country skills  at BlackJack, in categories starting with "Bunnies" and moving up through "Jackrabbits" and "Track Attack" to the Junior and Senior racing levels.  All those kids need coaches, and BlackJack wants more volunteer coaches  to help ensure that  no  eager young skiers will be turned away.

But you...