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Rossland local dances her way into Royal Winnipeg Ballet

In the world of dance there are few honours more prestigious than being accepted to and training at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division. This year, one of our own here in Rossland has danced her way into a full scholarship at the school. At 12 years old, Sally Turnbull, who has been dancing under Rene...

Youth filmmakers get a taste of Hollywood

This year’s Under 19 Film Festival, presented by the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture, had a Hollywood feel and hometown representation. Over 100 people came out to Rossland’s Miners' Hall to check out the great films by talented young film makers from all over the West Kootenays. While the fest had some adult help it ...

Golden City Days 2009 contest winners announced

The organizers of Golden city days would like to thank all who participated in the contests, purchased raffle tickets, and supported Golden City Days. It was a fantastic weekend with lots of smiling people. Everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves immensely [please see the Telegraph gallery of this event].The GCD 09 Committee...

Rossland Radio Ramps It Up to the Next Level

If you have tuned into 101.1 FM lately, you may have noticed that our own little radio station isn't so little anymore. With the recent changes and improvements in the station it is shaping up to be exactly the kind of creative outlet that Rossland needs. In the few yearsthat Rossland Radio Co-operative has been on the air,...

What Does a City Taste Like? - Taste Rossland This Sunday

What does a city taste like? In Rossland it might taste like a mouthful of dust and dirt as you whip along the trails on your mountain bike or maybe like a cold refreshing shot of Kootenay powder choking down your lungs. To many, Rossland tastes like home. When the snow flies it tastes like Kraft Dinner and first time home-made...

Liberal Funding Cuts Paint Rossland Arts Council Into a Corner

It’s generally accepted that March is the month that often comes in like a lion. The first of September this year however seems to have come in like a whole pack of lions if you work in or around the arts and culture industry. Deemed by numerous media outlets and pundits the “Bad news” budget, the BC government’s budget update...

Miners Hall Reno Dollars Go Into The Toilet

The second phase of the renovation project to refurbish the Miners' Hall that got started last year is just about to wrap up. Following last year’s kitchen renovation, the most recent project focused on accessibility and the entrance to the old building. Coordinated by the Rossland Council of Arts and Culture, the $20,000...

Rossland Film Fest - Go Big or Stay Home?

Several members (old and new) of the volunteer Rossland Film Fest board met last week at the library to begin discussions and planning for this year’s event. Among the questions discussed was around the future of the festival and where to host the gala Saturday night event. High on the list of events not to be missed in...

Gold Fever Follies Cast Get Very Saucy

The Cast of the Gold Fever Follies presents a cabaret evening of song, dance, laughter, and maybe even a few tears this upcoming Sunday.  The Very Saucy Sunday Show will be presented at the Rossland Miners Hall at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm). The audience can expect a different setup to the hall, allowing for more of a...

PROFILE: Two Legs Good Farms

It's been a while since my last piece for this paper. After brouhaha that surrounded my debut Telegraph piece, I was surprised to be asked back for an encore, even here in the depths of the sweltering silly season. Apparently, there is still a market for serious journalism in this world and for that we should all be grateful....

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