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by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Dec 07 2010

With opening day at Red  now officially announced for this Saturday, December 11th, Red is stoked to announce the 10th anniversary of the Canadian Open Freeskiing Championships this year.

RED Mountain has been worked into the DNA of freeskiers over 10 years. From January 12-22nd, 2011, RED will see a worldwide contingency of skiers descend on Rossland, B.C. to compete in the Canadian...

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

When you think about the culture of Rossland you probably pull up the first two unmistakable pieces of the puzzle: a strong outdoor sporting culture and an impressive and continually growing arts scene. A more recent development, spearheaded by the Economic Development Task Force as part of the Strategic Sustainability Commission, has been sparked by the sale and refurbishment of the old Bank...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Nov 25 2010

The Supreme Court of B.C. has found in favour of the City of Castlegar after owners of the City Centre Motel downtown requested a judicial review of city council's decision to order the structure demolished.

In the judgment, rendered Nov. 19, the Honourable Madam Justice Lynn Smith said, “I do not find the City to have been unreasonable in reaching the decision that it did.”...
by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 23 2010

By Brooke Campbell

Banish the dark, cold evenings of November and bring a little light and laughter into your life — and you might even win a prize.

Located at 182 Baker Street, The Studio is the city’s newest fitness spot to help you drop your daily cares and do the lovin’ thing for your body and soul. 

With a newly renovated location and some of the...

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Nov 10 2010

Just how late should parties be allowed to go at the Miners' Hall and how hard should bands in the venue be allowed to rock? The question arose this week and briefly put a hurdle in the way of the Rossland Mountain Film Festival, which has hired BC/DC to rock out at their Saturday night gala event.

 
Unbeknownst to the Film Fest’s volunteer board of directors, BC/DC had...
by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Nov 10 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Everyone builds affinity for the place they live in.

Some take it one step further than calling themselves “from” a place, however.

That step is the basis of newly minted Nelsonite Ryan Oakley’s Nelson Walking Audio Tour, a vocally-guided jaunt through the...

by Tyler Austin Bradley on Monday Nov 08 2010

Housed in our Columbia Avenue landmark The Velvet Building, Perspective Tattoo is currently on the cusp of undergoing a cosmetic and structural makeover similar to that undertaken on The Velvet’s exterior; while Velveteen landlord Andy Talbot tinkers with the burgundy frontage, Perspective Tattoo’s resident artist and owner/operator Sean Cooper is preparing to expand his second floor studio...

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Nov 03 2010
This past Wednesday, October 27th at noon during a special meeting of council, Rossland officially adopted its new revitalization tax exemption bylaw. At its core, the intent of the bylaw is to remove one hindrance building owners face in fixing up or expanding their non-residential buildings in the hopes that it will attract new investment both from within and from away in the...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 28 2010
Someone may have found the magic key to making solar panels from mining slag. Transforming the left-overs from the hundred-year-old waste will be a godsend to Greenwood, not just to eliminate the eyesore slag pile, but finally creating jobs.
 
A crowd of over 80 came out to hear the news delivered by Joe Falkowsky, a resident of Greenwood since the days when the mine...
by Tyler Austin Bradley on Wednesday Oct 20 2010

I’m often struck by how much parents read into the activities of their children, specifically what their kids’ toddler or adolescent interests and aptitudes might suggest they will eventually gravitate to professionally.

 
“Yep, he just sits there in the sandbox with his Tonka trucks for hours, moving dirt from one side to the other. Probably going to be a (insert heavy...

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