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by The Conversation on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

By Ian Lowe, from  The Conversation

Documentary maker Michael Moore’s latest offering, Planet of the Humans, rightly argues that infinite growth on a finite planet is “suicide”. But...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 29 2020

Bouldering, a popular form of rock climbing, is trending in the West Kootenays like never before, partly thanks to the release of the area’s first Bouldering Guidebook.

Rossland-born and raised filmmaker Liam Barnes films Nelson rock climbers Tosh and Tula Sherkat as they navigate the area’s biggest and most difficult climbs, including several historic first ascents,...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 29 2020

Many of my friends consider me a cosmopolitan guy, a world traveler, a literary connoisseur.  

They’re very misguided.  

I’ll admit that during our collective self-isolation I am enjoying a few classic books but I think their perception is based on the fact that I also enjoy critically acclaimed, international, and, yes, even Canadian film. Hardly proof of sophistication. I’m...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jun 22 2020

As of June 23, a limited number – 10 library patrons at any one time – will be able to enter the Rossland Public Library from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, to browse the shelves and borrow books, movies and magazines.

The washrooms...

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Jun 16 2020

 

Indigenes and Incomers

What freedom we possess! To live as an individual, with choice to create one’s own singular culture! Where else in the world can people do this? Canada, a land colonized by massive immigration from Europe, is lucky indeed to be one of the few. People like me are unlikely to live anywhere but...

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Jun 09 2020

Part II

Cultural Revolutions and Wars, changing millions in swift strokes

Culture is a small word to cover a phenomenon encompassing just about everything humans do and think and express, all things about us that are not of “nature.” Change culture and you change humans, is pretty much the assumption.

Intellectuals and...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday May 27 2020

Visitors to the Rossland Museum will see, and hear, a drilling rig operating on the lower bench area nearby.  Teck has sent a notice to inform the community of the geotechnical drilling program, to take place from June 1 through June 12, 2020, and to assure everyone that there will be no traffic disruption resulting from the drilling operation.

The drilling is part of Teck’s...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday May 13 2020

Readers rejoice – our library is accessible again! With restrictions, of course, for everyone’s protection. Our dedicated library staff are offering “take-out” service -- with distancing.

Library Takeout @Rossland Public Library is a click or call-and-collect service. Members may request by phone, email or through the online catalogue and staff at the Library...

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