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Grant Application Process for CBT ReDi Grants opens Jan. 3

Effective Jan. 3, 2024, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) will accept grant applications for the Columbia Basin Trust Resident Directed Grants (ReDi). The program supports local projects that provide additional value to Basin communities. ReDi Grants are intended to be flexible and incorporate community-based funding decisions. Program funds are distributed annually to the […]

MLAs Anderson and Conroy say grants will support local arts and extracurricular activities in the Kootenays

New Democrat MLAs Brittny Anderson and Katrine Conroy say local organizations and parent advisory councils will be able to support young artists and extracurricular activities thanks to over $500,000 in Community Gaming Grant funding. “People benefit tremendously from our local arts, culture and heritage organizations as well as the parent advisory councils,” said Brittny Anderson, […]

Daily Dose — Nelson Couple Launches Storytelling App for Children

Local couple, Taseyah Davies and Alexander Lamm have launched a storytelling digital program for children, StoryNest. “StoryNest is a sanctuary for young children ages three to nine and it’s filled with audio stories and songs that teach virtues like honesty, compassion, empathy,” says Davies. What makes the program stand apart is that the stories are […]

Local interest children's book reading in Rossland this Saturday

There is a new local children’s story book available this holiday season and the authors are coming to the Goldrush Bookstore in Rossland to share their storybook with the local community on Saturday, December 9. Locally photographed and written by Lucas and Ginia Jmieff, authors of Kootenay Escapes, Follow Me to the Golden Tree explores the spectacular outdoor surroundings of […]

Rekindle Rossland 2023 schedule of events

Join us for Rekindle on Saturday, Dec. 2 in Rossland, BC! There will be street vendors, an artisan market, carollers, a gift basket giveaway, free and fun activities, lots of in-store specials and SANTA! 𝟗:𝟎𝟎-𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎: -Yoga at Madhu Collective in support of the Rossland Food Bank. Please bring a food item to donate. 𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎: -Event […]

Daily Dose — Kootenay man claims Great Canadian Baking show title

There’s no need to travel the country to find the best baker in Canada. A simple commute to the diverse community of Creston will locate the winner of the Great Canadian Baking Show (GCBS) Season 7. The local teacher Loïc Fauteux-Goulet claimed the top prize in the national baking competition series, a cooking competition series […]

Upcoming events at Rossland Museum

Rekindle at the Museum Location: Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre Date: December 2nd Time: 12 pm – 4 pm Price: By Donation Get out and explore the town for Rekindle Rossland on December 2nd! Drop by the Museum between 12 and 4 pm on Saturday, December 2nd to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with hot chocolate, delightful snacks, and […]

Youth Programs at the Rossland Museum

Programming Overview: Fall programming at the museum is on the go! Our youth programming here at the museum is guaranteed to not only be educational but also a whole lot of fun! Seriously, you won’t want to miss all of the exciting new things we’ve been cooking up for our programs AND the Discovery Zone. […]

You're invited: Museum and Discovery Centre Annual General Meeting

Dive into our community’s vibrant past at the Annual General Meeting of the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre at 5 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Join us for an exclusive sneak peek of our soon-to-be-launched @DigitalMuseumsCanada exhibit: Gold Mining to Gold Medals: A Century of Ski Racing in Rossland, showcasing the adrenaline-fueled adventures and enduring […]

Trail Aquatic Centre re-opens today

The pool at the Trail Aquatic & Leisure Centre will re-open for its regular hours of operation on Thursday, November 16.  Please visit www.trail.ca/AquaticCentreHours for details. Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing everyone back at the facility. Trail Parks & Recreation 250-364-0858 250-364-0888 Update November 1, 2023, 3:06 PM – The […]

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