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August 2019
By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 21 2019

The Rossland Arena Society and the Rossland Curling Club won’t know the results of their application for a substantial grant to upgrade the arena’s ice chiller until October, but the Arena Society has committed a minimum of $35,000 toward the matching funds required by the grant guidelines.  So fundraising efforts are in earnest – if the grant application to the Gaming BC

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Aug 21 2019

B.C. is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a captive breeding program to protect spotted owls. With an estimated six of the owls left in the wild in Canada, all in B.C., that seems like good news. But while the program includes some habitat protection, the province is also approving logging in habitat the owl needs to survive.

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Aug 20 2019

The Rossland Museum continues to build toward completion of its multi-phase renewal project, and to improve its ability to manage its collection of artefacts, and every bit of outside funding helps.

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Aug 20 2019

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit is investigating following the discovery of the bodies of two men on Saturday afternoon near Ashcroft.

On Aug. 17,  Lytton RCMP frontline officers were called to a rural area north of Spences Bridge for a report that two bodies had been discovered at that location.

By Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Aug 20 2019

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By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Monday Aug 19 2019

 Join Robson Fire Fighters on and Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 as they host the fifth annual Firefighter Games in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Be sure to attend this FREE family friendly event that will kick off with opening ceremonies at 11a.m Saturday at the Pass Creek Regional Exhibition Grounds!

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 19 2019

In a media release Monday, RCMP issued another plea for the public to come forward with any information that may aid them in locating a missing Nakusp man.

36-year-old Christopher Sanford was last seen on August 4, 2019 in Nakusp. 

By Trail Champion on Monday Aug 19 2019

 Ed Note: Police also issued a comprehensive list of recent thefts, which can be found at

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By Trail Champion on Monday Aug 19 2019

A spike in thefts and a resulting backlash on social media have local police cautioning residents about taking matters into their own hands.

In a press release issued Monday, Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich asked the public to remain vigilant, but to leave any punitive action to police.

By Sara Golling on Monday Aug 19 2019

If anyone sees the KHS model 650-800 mountain bike stolen from a St.