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Murder in Warfield

There appears to have been some foul play in our area on Tuesday night that had local RCMP investigating the scene all night. Sergeant Rob Hawton of the Trail RCMP: “Police got a call around 6:45 last evening about a single vehicle accident on the highway in the lower part of Warfield. Upon attendance with the Emergency Health...

The Shovel Gets Supersized

Re-opening shortly, Rosslanders and tourists alike will have a refurbished and expanded bar in town to swap ski tales, shoot some pool, toss a few darts or pick up the hammer for a game of good ole Neglin this season. Over the past week and a half The Flying Steamshovel crew has been hard at work, embarking on their expansion...

The Mountain Project: Development For Skiers By Skiers

If you’re like me and many other skiers in the world, you’ve likely spent a fair share of time sitting around your favourite brew in your favourite ski bar with your favourite ski buddies talking about endless ‘what ifs’ and grand ideas on how you would create your ideal ski experience. Albert Liu, Rob (Bernie) Bernthall,...

Amnesty International Club Organizes a Soup Kitchen at Rossland Secondary

Friday, October 17, was the International Day to Eradicate Poverty and to help in that effort, as well as to draw attention to the significant number of poor in Canada and the world, the Amnesty International club put on a soup kitchen. Statistics and facts about poverty were posted around the school the two weeks previous,...

Rossland Student Wins Design Contest

Rossland student Kristen Lloyd’s design won the contest to create the new image for Rossland’s reusable bag. The contest and bag are sponsored by Greener Footprints a local non-profit group dedicated to reducing waste in our daily lives. Kristen is shown accepting the $100 prize from Greener Footprints’ Kathy Moore with RSS...

Pinewood Development Draws Attention

If you’ve been following the comments in the Telegraph over the past couple of weeks, you’ve likely noticed a large and at times heated discussion around the plans for the Evergreen Ridge development next to Pinewood in the southeast corner of Rossland. The development proposal in question encompasses 18.7 acres, located...

Composting in Bear Country

by Rachel Roussin Composting is a great way to reduce household waste and bears are generally only attracted to composts that have strong odours. If composts are healthy and managed right, they shouldn’t ‘stink’ and therefore should not attract bears or other animals. Because we live in bear country it is not recommended that...

Rossland Enters Winterlights Competition

Rossland will be entering the national WinterLights Competition for the first time this winter. WinterLights is the winter version of the Communities in Bloom competition held each summer across Canada. Participating in this competition will allow Rossland to showcase its many snowy charms; the overarching goal of the competition...

OCP Review Meeting Oct 8th

A subdued crowd of around one hundred people met at the Miner’s Hall Wednesday evening for a public hearing on the new Official Community Plan. Mayor Gordon Smith chaired the evening and kicked it off with a review of the lengthy process and time put in by the various stakeholders and community members who worked together to...

Rossland Telegraph Set to Launch in Time for Local Elections

Starting Thursday, October 9, 2008, Rossland's new newspaper will be up and running. It should be quite a start, given that we're heading into the local election season. It's not as big a deal as the national elections here at home or in the States, perhaps, but as we all know, Rossland city politics never lack for drama or...

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