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January 2021
By Contributor on Thursday Jan 21 2021

To kick off the new year, the Canada Safety Council would like to remind you that winter driving requires extra caution.

“Winter driving can be challenging at any time but more so when snow and slush interfere with solid contact with the road and the clear visibility we enjoy in the non-winter season,” said Gareth Jones, President and CEO of the Canada Safety Council.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 20 2021

A former senior hockey player and long-time advocate for kid sports began conducting his own one-person protest outside the Civic Centre Arena after the Regional District of Central Kootenay announced it was closing the ice facility at the end of January.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jan 20 2021

The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jan 19 2021

The Big White Mountain community cluster continues to be a concern for Interior Health after 28 additional cases of COVID-19 were linked to the outbreak, cluster bringing the total to 203 since the cluster was declared.

In the media update Tuesday, Interior Health said of 28 new cases, 22 reside and/or work at Big White.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Jan 19 2021

Council discusses messaging and a letter to government regarding pandemic measures and the meaning of “local;” plus a whack of regular business.

1.        Public Hearing, 6:00 pm

Present:  Mayor Kathy Moore and Councillors Andy Morel, Janice Nightingale, Terry Miller, Chris Bowman, Stewart Spooner, and Dirk Lewis

By The Conversation on Tuesday Jan 19 2021

By Corey A. Bradshaw, Daniel T. Blumstein, and Paul Ehrlich, for The Conversation

Anyone with even a passing interest in the global environment knows all is not well. But just how bad is the situation? Our new paper shows the outlook for life on Earth is more dire than is generally understood.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Jan 18 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jan 18 2021

Trail and Greater District RCMP has launched a criminal investigation after a disturbance escalated to an alleged assault, on Jan.14, 2021 at Red Mountain Ski Resort in Rossland, according to RCMP detachment commander Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jan 18 2021

While Christmas 2020 is now in the review mirror, a Castlegar couple, with ties to both Nelson and Rossland, are looking for an extra something in their stockings — thoughts of bringing newborn baby Zoey home.

Brett and Kendra (Wayling) Uniat were blessed with the birth of the amazing daughter Zoey on Thanksgiving Day, October 12, 2020.

By Contributor on Monday Jan 18 2021

Creating Products from Waste –Community Based Recycling

The Rossland Refactory is a project of the Kootenay Outdoor and Environmental Learning Society whose mission is “to provide for a more environmentally sustainable future for residents of Rossland and the surrounding area by influencing the habits, policies and actions of cit