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Big weekend for RSS sports

It was a big weekend in high school sports for Rossland this weekend as the RSS boys got their kicks as hosts of the Provincial A high school soccer tournament while the RSS girl's field hockey team broke out their sticks in Burnaby.   Playing host to the 16 team tournament on fields in Rossland, Trail and Fruitvale the young...

Adult Gymnastics: Beating the Trail Resident Card program and getting in shape to boot

Every pre-season I make the same promise to myself: this year is going to be different. When the snow hits and the chairs start rounding the bull wheel, I’m going to be ready. My need for cardiovascular fitness, endurance, flexibility and strength training will be aligned via a realistic and attainable regime, the ultimate ...

Snowy predictions and other fun for $2.99 a minute

Once upon a time our ancestors split one another open with roughly shaped stone hatchets in the interests of divining insights into future events.    Given our closer ties and more intimate connections to our physical environment back in the olden days, I’m of the mind that a fair bit of the sought after information revealed...

It's back! - First tracks of the season claimed on Mt. Crowe

The ski season unofficially kicked off this past weekend with a bang, literally.   At 4:20pm on Sunday afternoon a window pane rattling thunderclap shook Rossland before dumping several hours of heavy hail on the Golden City. Starting Saturday afternoon however the snowline has dropped significantly in the Rossland Range....

From sandbox to career these Rosslanders play in the dirt professionally

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 ...

Seven summits signage to improve

Tourism Rossland’s signage campaign is looking into an opportunity to roll with the punches and keep the next phase of their signage program going, albeit different signs in a different location than originally planned.   Funded through the Resort Municipality Tax Transfer program with the province of BC, the first two signs...

Saints host Okanagan College for double header in BCIHL hockey action…

The Selkirk Saints men’s hockey team is anticipating a pair of exciting matches as they welcome their closest opponent from Kelowna on October 16th and 17th. Both teams met in an evenly contested preseason tilt that saw the Saints lose 6-5 after a last second goal from the Okanagan College Coyotes. The Saints are 0-2 to start...

Dirt duel: Squamish resident claims legal ownership to Mountain Bike Capital of Canada title

With one fell swoop of a pen and a thousand dollar fee, Cliff Miller of Squamish yanked the title of 'Mountain Bike Capital of Canada' out from under Rossland’s feet (err tires) this past week. The battle of which mountain city is truly the mountain bike capital has since ensued with riders on both side of the spectrum voicing...

Skatepark seeks public input on location, location,location

The Rossland Skateboarding Association (RSA) is back in action this fall, hoping to first secure a consensus around the location of a permanent home for the proposed skate park—and then start building it.   While council did grant the RSA the northwest portion of the Emcon lot for a skateboard park nine months ago, it was by...

Community support brings a new groomer to Black Jack

The Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club, with 633 members last season, is pleased to announce the successful completion of its fundraising campaign for a state of the art track-setter (groomer). With a funding deadline rapidly approaching, generous donations from both the members of the Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU)...

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