Poll

AprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

The Year in News: March 2010

February's news was centered around KBRH as ground zero in the ongoing debate between surgeons and IH over potential operating room cuts at the hostpital. Mar -11 INTERVIEW: Dr. Andre De Greef - The doctors strike back   The ongoing disagreement over potential operating room cuts at KBRH after months of behinds the scenes...

The Year in News: February 2010

With cold weather coursing through town, council heard stories of green grass, gardens, boulevards and all of the cosmetic pesticides that should't be allowed in , on or around those areas. For the first time in three decades the Nelson District Credit Union faced labour action and in the game of the federal economic stimulus...

The Year in News: January 2010

Kicking off the new year January brought with it  both mourning and celebrations, voluntary efforts and engaged citizens working for the betterment of their community Jan 5th - Alberta man dies in avalanche near Rossland    Heavy snows through the Christmas season and four consecutive days of snowfall to start the year were...

Staying strong: Catching up with Kim"burly" Joines

Now is the winter of our missed intent. 2011 is rapidly approaching--the time of the year when we take stock of our last 365 and submit ourselves to a brand of torture not condoned by even the nastiest masters of rendition and rough interrogation: we beat ourselves up for not penning that novel, slap our wrists for being wooed...

Rossland Search and Rescue receive a $40,000 Christmas gift

Rossland search and rescue (RSAR) received a somewhat unexpected early Christmas present this year to the tune of $40,000 to go towards half the cost of a new search and rescue vehicle. The group is now continuing towards their goal of establishing a permanent search and rescue base facility in Rossland in order to get the ...

Tom Jones & Winterland: a story of original residents and a world-wide Rossland based entertainment company

We’ve all heard of Tom Jones, right?  Welsh-born crooner, swoon-inducing songster famous for 1970s hits like “She’s a Lady”? He’s actually a bit before my time, but his Wikipedia page makes for some interesting reading if you’re into salacious Hollywood soap-opera type stuff.  The Mountain Kingdom has its own Tom Jones, and...

Snowmobiling on plowed forest service roads? Be prepared to be fined

A new sledding season has begun and British Columbia is the perfect place for outdoor winter fun, but Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson  ants to remind everyone that B.C.'s backcountry can be a dangerous place for riders who don't follow the rules. Some snowmobilers are using Forest Service roads and putting...

Redesigning Columbia: The top side of an underground project

Following three design charettes hosted by the city’s planning department over the past year, the City has now come back with its report and recommendations. Looking at the stretch of Columbia Avenue between the Miners' Hall and St. Paul Street, the intent is to modify and enhance our downtown's amenity appeal while improving...

From hot Cancun to pretty-darn-warm Rossland: Aaron Cosbey talks sustainability

Fresh from the stale surroundings of tourist-laden Cancun, Mexico, Sustainability Commission member Aaron Cosbey checked in with the Telegraph this week to bring us up to speed on the environmental side of the local sustainability coin.   While ‘fatigued’ may not be the best descriptor to characterize Cosbey’s post-conference...

Tales & Legends of the Mountain Kingdom: They called it a train

Oh, sometimes there is nothing better and more Rossland-ish than sitting out on the sidewalk in front of the Sunshine Cafe, enjoying a nice sandwich and a cool drink, chatting with friends and passersby, meeting some convivial dogs - all accompanied by the idyllic soundtrack of DT Chambers and other assorted semis trundling...

Other News Stories

Opinion