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Ice slides are one thing that could occur in Rossland this winter. File photo

City of Rossland plans to hold scaled-back winter events

Small portions of Rossland Winter Carnival, Rekindle the Spirit events to occur for public

Ice slides are one thing that could occur in Rossland this winter. File photo
Four of the campaign volunteers were reimbursed $100 for helping to make the masks. Photo: Dave Cornelius

Rossland Masks4All campaign makes 2400 masks

The campaign ran from April to November

Four of the campaign volunteers were reimbursed $100 for helping to make the masks. Photo: Dave Cornelius
City council wants to see how the poles fare in winter. Photo: City of Rossland

Rossland city council decides to keep safety poles along Thompson Ave.

A data collection tool will be installed along road to see if they’re having impact

City council wants to see how the poles fare in winter. Photo: City of Rossland
The city is reverting back to virtual council meetings. Photo: Connor Trembley

City of Rossland reverts back to virtual council meetings

Masks are also mandatory now in city facilities. Photo: Connor Trembley

The city is reverting back to virtual council meetings. Photo: Connor Trembley
Fletcher Quince

Rossland byelection quickly approaching on Nov. 28

Fletcher Quince and Terry Miller are vying to become the next city councillor

Fletcher Quince
The money will be used to address revenue shortfalls in the city. File photo

City of Rossland gets $1.26 million in COVID-19 relief funding

The city is creating a reserve fund to help utilize the money

The money will be used to address revenue shortfalls in the city. File photo
Crews were out retrieving the overturned commercial truck from the crash scene on Friday afternoon. Photo: Betsy Kline

UPDATE: Woman facing life-threatening injuries following multi-vehicle collision on Hwy 22

The crash near Genelle cause a portion of the highway to be closed for over six hours

Crews were out retrieving the overturned commercial truck from the crash scene on Friday afternoon. Photo: Betsy Kline
The incident occurred around Genelle. Photo: Google Maps

Driver airlifted to hospital after Hwy 22 collision near Genelle

A passenger vehicle collided with a transport truck

The incident occurred around Genelle. Photo: Google Maps
The resort has implemented many health protocols around COVID-19 this season. Photo: Red Mountain

Red Mountain set to open up on Dec. 12

Mandatory masks inside facilities, physical distancing protocols some precautions resort is taking

The resort has implemented many health protocols around COVID-19 this season. Photo: Red Mountain
The charity event will take place on Dec. 5. Photo: Rock Cut Pub

Rock Cut Pub to hold fundraiser for Rossland Food Bank

Proceeds from tips and charity bingo event on Dec. 5 will go towards food bank

The charity event will take place on Dec. 5. Photo: Rock Cut Pub
The centre has received more kittens recently. Photo: BC SPCA

West Kootenay animal centre sees spike in adoptions during pandemic

There have also been more pets coming into the centre

The centre has received more kittens recently. Photo: BC SPCA
Heavy snow has resulted in power outages in the West Kootenay region. Photo: Connor Trembley

Power restored to thousands of households in West Kootenay region

Heavy snow resulted in tree(s) falling onto power lines this morning

Heavy snow has resulted in power outages in the West Kootenay region. Photo: Connor Trembley
The poles have been installed at many intersections along Thompson Ave. Photo: City of Rossland

Petitions asks City of Rossland to remove safety poles along Thompson Ave.

The petitions claims that the poles haven’t been effective in slowing cars down

The poles have been installed at many intersections along Thompson Ave. Photo: City of Rossland
The group marching down Washington Ave. to the cenotaph. Photo: Connor Trembley

Remembrance Day ceremony takes place in Rossland

A small group formed around the cenotaph at 11 a.m. to honour current and past soldiers

The group marching down Washington Ave. to the cenotaph. Photo: Connor Trembley
Up to 40 per cent less waste will go to the landfill once the program is implemented. File photo

Organic waste program to start in Southern Columbia region by 2022

The program will reduce amount of waste sent to regional landfill by 40%

Up to 40 per cent less waste will go to the landfill once the program is implemented. File photo
The vehicle fire started at approximately 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Photo: Connor Trembley

Semi fire temporarily closes Highway 3 near Castlegar

The section of highway has since reopened to traffic

The vehicle fire started at approximately 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Photo: Connor Trembley
Snow came early to the West Kootenay this year. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

West Kootenay experiences frigid, snowy October

The region experienced one of its snowiest Octobers on record

Snow came early to the West Kootenay this year. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
Advanced and general voting in the byelection will take place at Miners’ Hall. Photo: Chelsea Novak

Two Rosslanders outline their vision as next city councillor

A byelection will be held on Nov. 28 to determine who gets the position

Advanced and general voting in the byelection will take place at Miners’ Hall. Photo: Chelsea Novak
Between 2000 and 3000 vehicles were checked for having proper winter tires. Photo: Chris Wolfram

Eleven vehicles turned around during winter tire check on Hwy 3

The inspection was conducted at the brake check near Castlegar on Oct. 22

Between 2000 and 3000 vehicles were checked for having proper winter tires. Photo: Chris Wolfram
Changes to short-term rental fees won’t be occurring until 2022. Photo: Connor Trembley

City council delays eliminating two short-term rental fees until 2022

Councillors said more discussion needs occur with residents before fee changes are implemented

Changes to short-term rental fees won’t be occurring until 2022. Photo: Connor Trembley