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by Sara Golling on Monday Feb 19 2018

Local musician Carolyn Cameron is doing it again: giving her time and talent to provide people with virtuous reasons to enjoy classical music. She’ll be playing piano at two different venues this coming weekend, to raise money for two excellent causes.

On Saturday, February 24, Cameron will play selections of classical music from the Romantic era at a private home in Rossland to raise...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 18 2018

RCMP said a skier missing since Friday has been found dead Greely Creek drainage near Revelstoke.

Michael Foster, 24, of Airdrie, Alta. was in Revelstoke skiing but failed to show up for work Friday.

RCMP said Foster was last seen in Revelstoke on February 13th.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort Ski Patrol commenced a search of the resort after a day long search on Saturday....

by Contributor on Friday Feb 16 2018

A series of winter storms since the start of the year have created a complex snowpack in many of British Columbia’s backcountry recreation areas.

There is considerable risk of natural and human-caused avalanches, and search-and-rescue teams have responded to more than 160 incidents since Jan. 1, 2018.

Environment Canada is tracking a storm that could potentially bring snow to the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 15 2018

Business continues to be on the rise for Kaslo Sourdough after local bakery recently joined 10 other organizations receiving funding to support innovative products in British Columbia’s agriculture and processed food and beverage sectors.

The family-owned operation, that uses ancient sourdough fermentation technology to create pasta, has been baking their sourdough bread for customers...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 15 2018

Even with the recent taste of spring-like weather it's obvious Old Man Winter just doesn't want to leave quite yet as Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statement for the southern interior of BC.

Environment Canada said a significant snowfall followed by a strong surge of arctic air is in store this weekend.

"A strong Pacific low pressure system will move eastward...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Feb 14 2018

Last Thursday morning, Les Anderson went into the Rossland Seniors Hall and found a mess in the back room. The ceiling had partially collapsed from water dripping down and soaking the insulation over the drop ceiling panels. Insulation and panels askew and water, all on the floor and furniture -- a discouraging sight to one of the seniors who have worked hard to repair and renovate the...

by DeSmog Canada on Wednesday Feb 14 2018

By Sarah Cox, of DeSmog Canada

The B.C. government tried to steer clear of controversy over liquefied natural gas exports, the Site C dam and fish farms in the Speech from the Throne Tuesday....

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Feb 14 2018

Rossland City Council Meeting, Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The evening began with a Public Hearing, to accept public input on three Zoning Amendment Bylaws to allow short-term rentals (Guest Suites), and on the West Kootenay Inter-Community Business Licence Bylaw # 2648. The public gallery was packed and overflowing into the hallway, but no one wanted to...

by Valerie Rossi on Monday Feb 12 2018

A family-friendly ski-a-thon that encourages participants to ski or board the vertical distance of Mount Everest is back for another run at Red Mountain Resort. The sixth annual Slopes for Hope Red event will take place Sunday, March 4th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with registration from 8-9 a.m.

Alpine skiers and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 12 2018

RCMP said one person was transported to hospital after an avalanche was triggered near Hospital Creek outside of Golden Friday.

Police said on February 9 just before 4 p.m., the Golden-Field RCMP were notified that an avalanche had been triggered near Hospital Creek.

"One person was seriously injured and has been transported by Air Ambulance to a hospital in Calgary," RCMP said...


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