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OUT THERE: The Hills are Alive in 'Hills'

Out There is a new column for the Telegraph that will focus on adventures outside of the Mountain Kingdom [editor's note: is there anything beyond Wedding Cake corner and the Nancy Green Junction? We've all heard the rumours, but I thought they were just rural myths...] Without sounding too Star Trek-like, our mission is to...

Release Your Inhibitions and Dance to The Release

As all good stories begin, once upon a time on a Monday night that had the entire town covered in Ice this past winter I slid my way down the hill to take in a riveting night of city council. Interrupting my step step slide rhythm as I made my way down Columbia like a curler, I was interrupted by a phone call from a friend ...

Tuesday Night Hustle - Brickhouse Brings the Party to The Shovel

"I’m on the twelfth floor of a building in the west end and I’m looking down at a pool. There are two chicks and a baby in that pool and I want to be down there." Replacing hello with a twitter-esque up to the second status report Robbie Bracken, lead singer of the Vancouver based band Brickhouse, answered my call this week.As...

Good News File: Rossland Interact Club Donate Picnic Table to City

An impressive group of young Rosslanders came before Rossland Council as a delegation this week from the Rossland Rotary Interact Club to notify City Hall that they plan to donate up to $5,000 to the city for the construction and installation of a picnic table in the park next door to the Rossland Municipal Pool. The interact...

REVIEW: 'Frolics' of the Damned

As the Telegraph's new cultural critic at large, I attended last Wednesday's end of the year “Summer Frolics” performance by the students of Maclean Elementary with high hopes. I looked forward to covering my first event for this newspaper. You see, I'm new to Rossland and this was to be my first introduction to small town ...

Spring Wing Ding's King!

Make sure to mark Saturday June 6th on your calendar folks because the 13th annual Rossland Spring Wing Ding is back! Filled with more fun for the whole family and great deals, steals and sales to boot! The great thing about Spring Wing Ding? We have something for everyone!For the kids we have a sidewalk/ rummage sale of...

Movie Review: State of Play And the Death of the Newspaper

Russell Crowe and Ben Affleck team up to offer star billing for what amounts to a marketing ploy for the struggling newspaper industry. Paper papers are in a state of crisis. A Pew Research Survey has confirmed that over the last year, readers who use the internet as their sole source of news has gone from 24% last year, to...

Clumsy Custard About to Hit Rossland in the Face

April 15 marks the grand opening of the RSS Drama class’s newest comedy/action play, the Clumsy Custard Horror Show and Ice Cream Clone Review. “It is appropriate for all ages so parents don’t hesitate to bring the kids,” declares cast-member Brogan Pastro. The play is set in the land of Zob. The action begins when the Princess...

Instant Improv plays Rossland this Friday

The Vancouver-based Theatre Sports League is known for staging some of the most daring and innovative improv shows in the world. And when their Instant Improv team takes the stage at the Miner's Hall this Friday, audiences should be prepared for a family-oriented evening of 'participatory hilarity'. Instant Improv is 90 minutes...

Recycled Art - Andy Holmes Turns Trash Into Treasure

When the average person out there (and I’m one of them) thinks of ways to green up the world they tend to think of driving less, windmills, planting trees, picking up garbage, replacing lightbulbs and such. One area that never crossed my mind until now was greening our planet through art. This past year, Rossland artist Andy...

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