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The Summer Reading Club would like to inform you of the following: Reading Rocks!

 The Rossland Public Library  Summer Reading Club program will officially launch July 7th and will continue up to August 27th. This year’s theme is “Reading Rocks!” The Summer Reading Club (SRC) is a non-profit, provincial program made available to the youth of our communities free each summer reaching over 80,000 young British...

Obama dismisses US military commander in Afghanistan

General Stanley McChrystal, the top military commander for the US army in Afghanistan, was dismissed by president Barack Obama Wednesday, over controversial comments he made in an interview with a magazine.McChrystal will be replaced by General David Petraeus. The move was made after McChrystal and the president held a...

NEW BUSINESS PROFILE: BMO rebirth set to shine

The old Bank of Montreal building continues to come back to life. On Monday, June 21st the building's second tennant Shine Salon opens up above the former law office space. Stephanie Skrudland, owner and stylist showed the Telegraph around their renovation project....

CBT seeks input on strategic priorities

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) sets its overall strategic priorities every three to four years. The priorities provide overarching direction for CBT in terms of delivering benefits, pursuing investment activities and managing corporate operations in the Columbia Basin region. The current strategic priorities expire this year....

Grand Forks man missing in Kettle River

What started as a pleasant day of canoeing in the Kettle River has ended in tragedy for two men from Grand Forks. On Saturday, June 12 the two men launched their canoe south of Beaverdell into the river. Later a passing motorist was flagged down by one of the men saying that this friend was missing in the river. The one man...

Co-op Education enhances learning experience

Selkirk College’s Co-operative (Co-op) Education program is continuing to provide students with opportunities to expand their learning experiences through effective work placements. Currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Geographic Information Systems Degree program (BGIS), Selkirk student Tammy Steen has had one previous work...

Sun shone on the Relay for Life Saturday

After nearly two weeks of rain the sun came out in full force for the Grand Forks Relay for Life. The annual fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society is held in 53 communities across B.C. and the Yukon, and Grand Forks ranks well with the total raised at the time of printing at $31,253.The day opened after a welcome from ...

Large fireball observed after object strikes Jupiter

 A large object, possibly an asteroid or a meteor, hit the planet Jupiter Thursday, resulting in a large fireball. The fireball was seen on June 3 at 2031 UTC by two independent amateur astronomers, Christopher Go in the Philippines and Anthony Wesley in Australia. Wesley, who posted the news onto an Internet forum, is known...

Museum and Larry's trails may soon be history

With Trails day going on this weekend, some folks around town have been asking about just when the Museum trail and portion of Larry's trail that have been closed for the past four years are going to re-open.  Initially the section of Teck land in question was closed in 2006 to some evaluations of the geo-technical hazards ...

On a wing and a prayer...err ding: Get your retail therapy on this weekend

What do you do to boost retail and economic activity during the shoulder season? In Rossland you just wing it. Julie Parker over at the Rossland Chamber of Commerce has been working hard coordinating the spring shopping soiree, putting in the hours to make sure that this Saturday's annual Wind Ding celebration is a...flying...

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