Opinion

What is Rossland reading?

Book recommendations from the Rossland Public Library. This week: young adult fiction.

  • May 17th, 2017

John White: Bravado over lightning gone in a flash

Editor John White discloses why he’s wary of lightning.

John White: Exploring the psychological pyramid scheme

Editor John White discusses Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, being "homeless" and back pain.

Spring in the Kootenays marks the start to outdoor market season

Outdoor farmers’ market season is kicking off around the Kootenays, which means it is time to refocus on local shopping.

  • May 11th, 2017

Rossland mayor responds to letter on city financials

Rossland Mayor Kathy Mayor responds to a letter to the editor regarding the city's finances.

  • May 11th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

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Science meets Easter at the Rossland Library
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After 75 years, San Martino Club stays true to origins
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Rossland elders take snow cat up Grey and Granite mountains
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Red Mountain celebrates end of season with Retro Day
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Getting ‘big money’ out of politics

B.C. Liberals cash in big, Christy Clark promises review of fundraising rules if she's re-elected

Looking back on goals, and forward with optimism

It’s kind of hard to believe how quickly that time has gone.

B.C. election trash talk doesn’t help trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations about softwood lumber

Ron Shearer: The early days of the Rossland Miner

Ron Shearer takes a look at the history of the Rossland Miner.

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Hulk Horgan hides health hole in NDP platform

NDP leader John Horgan's Irish bully routine can't conceal gap in plan to eliminate Medical Services Plan bills

Edgar Dewdney named Sheep Creek, sort of

Two noteworthy Sheep Creeks exist in West Kootenay.

John White: Grief status — It’s complicated

Holidays like Easter and Christmas are very challenging for me since both of my parents passed.

BC VIEWS: BC Liberals are bold as brass

Christy Clark's now the one who's slowing down the carbon tax, while John Horgan wants to raise it and spend the money

John White: The uplifting reunion, and the life lesson

I bought tickets to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in the one-in-a-thousand chance that Steve Perry would sing.

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017

The evils of worshipping Evel Knievel

Editor John White reflects on that time he and his friend followed in the steps of Evil Knievel and... didn't die.

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4th, 2017

JOHN WHITE: This flu will break your spirit and steal your lunch money

I was a giant, sniffling, drooling, coughing, whining baby.

Who was Jack Kirkup? Part 2: The Rossland years

Jack Kirkup arrived in Rossland from Yale in March 1895, as the town’s first provincial police officer and mining recorder.

  • Mar 30th, 2017