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LETTER: Does City Hall favour Red over residents?

Dear editor, A double standard is alive and well at Rossland City Hall.Homeowners in Rossland are required to get all necessary permits and meet all requirements before they can do even small renovations to their homes.Red Mountain Ventures (RMV) on the other hand seems to have no such requirement.  A cabin has been built...

Ice give Hawks cold reception, steal three of four points

By The Nelson Daily SportsA goal by Castlegar’s Darren Medeiros with eight minutes remaining in the game snapped a 3-3 tie to power the Kootenay Ice to a 4-3 victory over the playoff bound Valley West Hawks in B.C. Major Midget Hockey League action Saturday night in Castlegar.The Ice took three of four points against the Hawks...

Bombers overcome pesky Royals to claim hoop victory at the Hangar

By The Nelson DailyThe L.V. Rogers Bombers used a balanced scoring attack to dump a pesky Rossland Royals squad 56-44 in Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball action Tuesday at the Hangar.The win allowed the Bombers to sweep the Royals in the two-game season series.The Bombers took control of the game late in the first...

NGSL race in Salmo: Tomorrow's ski stars...today

It was another fun weekend of racing for the Nancy Greene Skiers from Red Mountain Racers and other local clubs. Race 2 in the season found them in Salmo with great conditions, excellent course, and fine weather. Whitewater, as usual, had a very large team of enthusiastic racers. There were also teams from Summit Lake (Nakusp),...

Black Jack clobbers competition at Western Canadian Championships

The Blackjack Junior Racers had another big showing this past weekend at the Western Canadian Championships as they dominated the event taking home by far the most medals of any club involved. That continued success of the racing program along with record numbers at the club in general are solidifying Rossland’s reputation ...

Support sought for big, bronze Olaus statue

If the Spirit of Red society has its way, the hill-bound hitchhikers milling about by the Bank of Montreal building might soon be spending their mornings in the big, bronzed company of Olaus Jeldness, the patron saint of Rossland ski culture. The society has now raised $6,000 toward the statue of the historical figure, expected...

Too late to turn back for KIJHL?

By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsIt a decision the movers and shakers at Kootenay International Junior Hockey League headquarters said would not happen, move into a larger markets like Kamloops or Kelowna.But in 2006 Osoyoos was granted a move to Spoolmak Country and in the spring of 2010, there was the KIJHL announcing ...

RSA assigns homework prior to re-starting skatepark location process

“No skateboarding until your homework is finished,” isn’t just a phrase moms and dads of skateboarders may be using; it’s also the message the Rossland Skateboard Association (RSA) is spreading in anticipation of their newly revamped site selection process. After running through a bumpy process of their own over the past year,...

X marks the spot: Rosslander Ian Lockey helps take adaptive snowboarding to prime time

With one fat plank, a heart full of passion and a life lived around the mantra of having fun and pushing the limits, local rider Ian Lockey will be heading to Aspen on a mission this month as he represents Rossland at the X-Games. As he takes to the course in the first-ever X-Games adaptive boarder-cross event he’ll be one ...

Seniors tear up Roberts as the Canadian Open celebrates ten years at Red

RED Mountain hosted the 10th Annual Canadian Open Freeskiing Championships Senior event this past weekend. With a flurry of walk-in registrations the competition had a healthy group of competitors vying for top spot in the Senior Open.  With variable cloudiness, fresh snow and mild temperatures, the finals for the senior...

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