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by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Dec 17 2018

The Nelson and  District Credit Union has stepped up to provide more help with the upgrades needed to keep the Rossland Arena open.  The local credit union announced last week its donation of $5000 to the Rossland Arena Society, which will contribute the funds toward the expensive work of keeping the arena safe to use. 

Mayor Kathy Moore expressed...

by RCAC on Monday Dec 10 2018

On Sunday, December 16 the holiday season, snowy weather, and Joe Hill Coffee House all join up to bring you a show to make your heart glad.  Come and hear these fine performers (and eat goodies, and hang out in a nice place):

  • Rossland Glee Choir – Voices raised in harmony.  Sweet!
  • Shelley Ackerman – Showcasing her new works.  Our founder, Michael Gifford, sings...
by Contributor on Sunday Dec 02 2018

By Jim Baggott ; from Aeon

‘The theory produces a good deal but hardly brings us closer to the secret of the Old One,’ wrote Albert Einstein in December 1926. ‘I am at all events convinced that He does not play dice.’ 

Einstein was responding to a letter from the German physicist Max...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Nov 27 2018

The City of Rossland wants everyone who cares about our community to help shape our Heritage Management Plan. If you missed the drop-in event on December 1, you can still take part by answering the survey questions at this link: 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RosslandHeritageSurvey

The survey will be open...

by Rossland Telegraph on Sunday Nov 25 2018

Rossland Public Library will re-open on December 11, according to library director Beverley Rintoul.  Before that, the building will open briefly just to host “Santa” during the Rekindle the Spirit of Christmas celebration on December 1.  In the week preceding the opening date of December 11, book-lovers who “fostered” library books during the renovations can...

by Andre Carrel on Saturday Nov 24 2018

I have occasionally been critical of the way we do politics. The recent leaders’ debate on electoral reform provides me with material to explain.

The Opposition prefers electoral reform to be studied by a citizens’ assembly, as in 2003, over the Government’s process. It is a reasonable proposal. The members of the 2003 Citizens’ Assembly were selected at random. It was not an absolute...

by Letters to the editor on Wednesday Nov 21 2018

Don’t worry!
The Group of Twenty (G20), composed of nineteen countries (including Canada) and the European Union, will meet in Buenos Aires (Argentina) November 30th and December 1st.

By then, newspapers and media analysts will most likely tell us again that they won’t all get along on some major issues during this summit.

But please...

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Nov 20 2018

Introduction: topics committed, topics mapped

“I will probably write the next column with the intent to persuade readers that the human project demands that non-conforming individuals challenge culture more and more, as culture more and more escapes our understanding, our ethics and ...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Nov 14 2018

Let’s start with something simple: walking down the street.

If you have moved to Rossland from a larger centre in the past little while, you may be accustomed to walking eyes-forward, avoiding looking at people, as if eye contact with a stranger could be dangerous, and greeting a stranger even more dangerous. Or you may be accustomed to walking with your eyes glued to a...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Nov 06 2018

A few residents of Rossland, and several in Trail, may awaken at 6:00 on Sunday, November 11th, to the haunting strains of bagpipes playing “When the Battle is Over.” 

At that time and date, exactly one hundred years ago, the Allies and Germany signed the Armistice of Compiègne, which marked the end of the fighting on the Western Front, and ultimately led to the end of the...

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