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by RCAC on Monday Oct 14 2019

Joe Hill Coffee House does it again!   You won’t want to miss the show coming up on Sunday, October 20:

  • Maya and Lois – Duets by a pair of very accomplished flautists, from far and near -- France and Rossland, respectively;
  • Kootenay Dance Works – Dancing to the Nutcracker Suite;
  • Rhiannon Isaacs – Great young singer  and ukulele player...
by aeon on Monday Oct 07 2019

Editorial note: Thanksgiving is coming up; contemplating gratitude seems especially appropriate. This article suggests that conscious gratitude is an easy way to improve one’s quality of life, and discusses how that works.

By David DeSteno, for Aeon

For the Ancient Greeks, virtue wasn’t a goal in and of...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Sep 23 2019

Most of us have heard about the student exchange program operated by Rotary International, for students from 15 to 19.  Now, Rossland is the North American headquarters for another long-established student exchange program:  En Famile International is designed for students as young as 9, up to age 16.

En Famille is a not-for-profit organization that has been operating...

by Sara Golling on Monday Sep 23 2019

Current and anticipatory grief

The reality of the continuing extinction of many so species is profoundly upsetting.  Readers may wonder why old people should care.  For example, I’ll be dead in a few years myself;  it will be up to others to live their lives diminished by the loss of caribou...

by aeon on Monday Sep 23 2019

By John Rapley, for Aeon

Two questions: is it good or bad that professional athletes earn 400 times what nurses do, and is string theory a dead end? Each question goes to the heart of its discipline. Yet while you probably answered the first, you’d hold an opinion on the prospects of string theory only if you’ve studied physics. 

That annoys...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Sep 16 2019

On September 12, 2019, officers from the local RCMP detachment tracked down a truck reported as stolen from the Red Mountain Ski Resort.  The truck was owned by a contracting company working in the area, and was equipped with GPS – which provided live updates on the truck’s location and made finding the stolen vehicle much easier.

When they found it, down one of the Black Jack ski...

by RCAC on Monday Sep 09 2019

The Rossland Council for Arts & Culture (RCAC) will be presenting a juried visual art exhibition entitled Life in the Kootenays, and the deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019.

Submissions to Life in the Kootenays  exhibition should be an artist’s representation of living and working in the Kootenays. The juried exhibition will be taking place at the Miners...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Sep 03 2019

Once upon a time, I heard, Rossland had the Golden Nugget Saloon and its Dancing Waiters during Golden City Days. Inquiries led me to Jim Albo, who told me the story.

“It started in 1972. Rossland was going to be 75 years old, and the celebration was getting organized.  They were looking for somebody to run a beer garden, and I belonged to the Knights of Columbus at that time, and we...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 28 2019

The Rossland Golden City Days Committee is excited to bring you a weekend of fun and entertainment September 6th – 8th, celebrating our heritage, and we hope you’re planning to dress in heritage costume and join us!  Many activities and lots of fun are in store for you and your family.

To lead into the weekend events, wander around our fine Rossland stores the week...

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Kootenay Savings Outdoor Movie Night is coming to Haley Park in Warfield on Saturday, Sept. 7, featuring the hit family film – How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World!

 Admission is by cash or non-perishable food donation to the Trail Salvation Army Food Bank.Let's pack the park and help put food on the plates and in the cupboards of those in need!  T

he movie begins...

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