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by Tyler Austin Bradley on Tuesday Aug 31 2010

Ah, the plight of rural youth. It is a tale rife with intrigue, admonition, and teenage angs-- inextricably coupled with a deep-seated need for attention. Cries for help, guidance, parental intervention fan their way over back-alleys, side streets and decrepit abandoned edifices in need of a coat of whitewash; country-fried graffiti, the domain of disillusioned and misguided churls gone wild...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Tuesday Aug 31 2010

Here is part two of Brenda Gill's advice for keeping healty. Remember: it's still summer, whatever the thermometer says!

Discourage those annoying mosquitoes and other biting insects by increasing garlic in your diet or by taking a supplement, such as  Vitamin B1 complex.  I usually have people take 1/d.  I often make up a homeopathic to minimize the reaction to bug bites. ...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 31 2010

The two teams that make up the West Kootenay Women’s Roller Derby League(WKRDL) will hit the track for the first time at the Rossland Arena on Sept. 12. at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Rossland’s Gnarlies Angels and Salmo’s Babes of Brutality have been practicing their hits, blocks and skating in preparation for “Mountain Mayhem,” sponsored by Mountain FM.

Tickets are $10 in advance...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 31 2010

The Rossland Chamber of Commerce is proud to present Taste of Rossland, back for another year of eating, drinking and mingling.  This year’s event coincides with the annual three-day Golden City Days.

Taste of Rossland will take place at the Ross Thompson Ballroom, at the Prestige Mountain Resort on September 12th, from 1-5pm.  The room has been graciously donated by Gabriella Pelli-...

by Andrew Zwicker on Monday Aug 30 2010

Forty of the region's finest amateur men's golfers hit this links this past weekend at Redstone for the annual Men's Open Tournament. With the course in sparkling condition some hot shots heated up the autumn like weather.

John Dedels of Christina Lake finished up as the low gross champion with a two day score of 147. Chris Vlanich out of Trail also finished with a two day score of 147...

by Contributor on Friday Aug 27 2010

 Word that the Waneta Expansion Project will go ahead is great news for residents of the Kootenays, providing many jobs and a boost to the local economy, but the B.C. Liberals made a bad deal for the long-term health of the region, say New Democrats.
 

“I’ve been saying for a long time that this project needs to happen. All the environmental assessments and agreements with First...
by Kyra Hoggan on Friday Aug 27 2010

 When Florio Vassilakakis of the Element Night Club called me, upset about a story we ran (Brawl involves 40 to 50 people outside Element Saturday night), my initial response was deep annoyance.


 
Oh God, I thought, Another prima donna businessman cheesed off at me for doing my job – not because my...
by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Aug 25 2010

The Boundary is now the dynamite capital of Southern B.C. as local RCMP, looking for a grow op, came across the second house in a week loaded with firearms and explosives.

On Sunday Aug. 22, the Grand Forks RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on  Dupee Road, outside of Christina Lake.
 
Police located 113 plants, inside of the residence and 115...
by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Aug 25 2010

The yearlong disagreement in the region on how to cost share the regional sewer system isn’t stopping the Regional District from moving ahead in its liquid waste management planning process (LWMP). On August 4th the RDKB’s director of environmental services, Allan Stanley, issued letters to all of the region's councils asking whether or not they will be on board and participating in the long-...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 25 2010

Graffiti. Love it or hate it, it's pretty much an inevitable part of life in any town or city. It's nothing new: look at the caves of cavemen...er, cavepeople...they had graffiti too. Granted, it's a little disappointing to see that, often, it appears as though not a lot of technical progress has been made in the last 50 000 years, but there you go! Peruse this gallery of photos by Liam Barnes...

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