Chelsea Novak

Average assessment of Rossland single-family home increases

The average assessed value of a single-family home in Rossland is up 11.8 per cent.

Rossland Library Renewal project to proceed to tender in 2018

Thanks to a $80,900 grant, the Rossland Library Renewal project will go to tender in 2018.

Search and rescue teams rescue stranded snowmobiler near Castlegar

Local search and rescue teams rescued a stranded snowmobiler on Friday, Dec. 22.

Snowfall warning in effect for Highway 3 near Castlegar

Environment Canada warns a long period of snow totaling of 25 to 30 centimeters of snow is expected.

Freeride mountain bike doc to screen in Rossland

A documentary capturing the birth of free-ride mountain biking will be screened in Rossland

Red Mountain crowdfunding campaign hits $1.5 million

Red Mountain Resort’s crowdfunding campaign has hit the minimum offering.

Rossland Summit School students implement plastic recycling program

“Students are throwing garbage, food and half-full cans of pop in the recycling bins.”

Two new venues for Blizzard Fest 2018 in Rossland

There are two new venues and a lineup of great bands for Blizzard Music Festival 2018.

West Kootenay politicians hopeful about Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Conroy said the government has heard from First Nations throughout the Basin.

Rossland trail builder receives Senate 150 medal

Kim Deane received a Senate 150th Commemorative Medal at Thursday’s council meeting.

Locke wins sprint in dramatic finish at Black Jack Ski event

“It’s all about getting the toe over the line first.”

UPDATE: Columbia Basin Trust adds detail on $28 million new affordable housing plan

The Province and the CBT will each provide $14 million to create affordable rental housing

Bowen Island skiers join Red Mountain Racers

Two siblings from Bowen Island moved to Rossland this fall to join the Red Mountain Racers.

CBT announces $11.6 million over 3 years for arts, culture and heritage

The Columbia Basin Trust will offer $11.6 million over three years for arts, culture and heritage.

Kelowna General Hospital Foundation raising funds for JoeAnna’s House

The facility has been named JoeAnna’s House after Joe and Anna Huber.

Take a snow tour of the Rossland Recreation Site

For those unfamiliar with the rec site, finding your way around can be a bit daunting.

Columbia River Treaty to be renegotiated in early 2018

News came in a Tweet from the U.S. Department of State

L’école des Sept-sommets in Rossland receives funding for water upgrade

L’École des Sept-sommets is one of six B.C. schools that will soon have access to healthier water.

City council working to make Rossland more age friendly

Council heard a presentation from two representatives of the Rossland Seniors’ Association

No commercial room to let in downtown Rossland

There are no “for rent” signs posted in Rossland’s downtown.