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RESULTS:Miner Threat mini ramp jam - Kootenay Skateboarding Series

Kids, both young and young at heart from all over the region hit the home-made mini-ramp ramp on the Emcon lot this past weekend for the eighth event in the Kootenay Skateboard Series. Hosted by www.skateboardingbc.com and the Rossland Skateboard Association, the event drew big participation, big crowds and big tricks on a ...

Skateboarding on Emcon lot a Miner Threat

For at least two days this coming weekend, the much anticipated, much talked about, much debated Rossland Skatepark will have a home in the Emcon lot. No, the location of the permanent park has not been decided yet, but local residents will get a brief, scaled down look at skateboarding on the Emcon this weekend as part of ...

Get your grind on this Golden City Days

Rossland runners take note: a nearly three decade-old tradition will be returning to the Golden City Days schedule this year, one that will allow young and old to duel it out on the trails. Whether you’re up for a 1km sprint with the kids, a 5 kilometre jog or an all out 10k hustle, the Golden City Grind has got something for...

GALLERY: Dedel's and Vlanich claim Redstone Men's Open titles

Forty of the region's finest amateur men's golfers hit this links this past weekend at Redstone for the annual Men's Open Tournament. With the course in sparkling condition some hot shots heated up the autumn like weather. John Dedels of Christina Lake finished up as the low gross champion with a two day score of 147. Chris...

Be healthy outdoors

Now that it’s finally summer with that intense sunshine again, many of us are taking advantage of the weather and are outside as much as possible. Whether it ‘s walking in the woods, mountain biking, golfing, fishing, swimming or tennis, it’s better to prevent common problems and be ready for incidents as they occur. Hopefully,...

The Peloton Brief: tomorrow's gold medal cyclists train in the Golden City today!

Have you been passed by a uniformed peloton of road cyclists in the last few days? If so than you’ve witnessed some of BC’s top young cyclists. The BC provincial road cycling team has been in Rossland since Sunday, August 8th for a weeklong training camp. Staying at the Ram’s Head Inn, the group of 25 riders, both male and ...

Discussion draft of Rossland Range recreation tenure application complete

The Friends of the Rossland Range would like to thank everyone who has participated in the creation of an application for a Rossland Range recreation tenure.  The first public discussion DRAFT of the application package has been prepared for further review and public comment, based on your input at the May 20 public workshop...

Treatment options for environmental sensitivities

We are getting into the season of cottonwood, increased dust and heading towards pollen season. Therefore, I thought this would be a good time to discuss minimizing the effects of allergens. The most common symptoms of environmental allergens are: itchy/watery eyes, runny/irritated nose, sneezing, sinus stuffiness, ear...

NDCU donates ski software to Red Mountain Academy

The Nelson and District Credit Union recently donated $2500 towards the cost of new Dartfish software for The Red Mountain Academy. “The Dartfish software allows us to slow down and analyze the video of an athlete doing a trick or a border cross start so we can really break it down with the athlete” saidConnor Martin, head ...

Taking their discs into their own hands - New Frolf course nears completion

Amid two years of regional recreational battles, there has been a quiet recreational success story going on just over the hill outside of Rossland. For the past few years a dedicated core of volunteer players, sport builders and course constructors have worked hard to build a fun and affordable recreation experience, free...

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