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Exclusive: Lieutenant-governor speaks for first time about minority government (with video)

Judith Guichon could be asked to decide fate of province if Premier can’t win support of Greens.

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy responds to final count

The final results of the B.C. election are in, but it’s unclear who will form government.

Construction on Spokane Street project begins Friday

Construction for the Spokane Street and Leroi Avenue Infrastructure Project begins Friday.

  • May 25th, 2017

Rossland council recommends primary liquor license for Eagles

Council recommended Liquor Control & Licensing award a license to the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

BC Hydro prepares for high water year

BC Hydro will be closely monitoring water levels in the Columbia River drainage system.

Rossland Museum to celebrate Phase I renewal project completion with grand opening

The grand opening of the newly renovated Rossland Museum will take place on Friday, June 30.

Bear in pool


After 75 years, San Martino Club stays true to origins


Rossland elders take snow cat up Grey and Granite mountains


Letter home to mom


Special weather statement in effect for West Kootenay

Warm spell will accelerate snowmelt and lead to rising rivers, possibly causing flooding.

  • May 23rd, 2017

High snow and water levels in West Kootenay mean increased risk of flooding

Increased snow pack and water saturation levels prompt call to be prepared for flooding.

Teck sells Waneta Dam shares to Fortis for $1.2 billion

Teck will sell its two-thirds interest in Waneta Dam to Fortis Inc. for $1.2 billion

Rossland student places third in Junior Dragons Den Championship

A Rossland Summit School student placed third in this year’s Junior Dragons Den.

MLA Katrine Conroy back to work, waiting on final election results

The final count for the election isn’t in yet, but MLA Katrine Conroy is already back at work.

Construction on Rossland’s Spokane Street project expected to begin soon

Construction on Spokane Street and Leroi Avenue is expected to begin in the next couple of weeks.