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Public consultation process set to close for proposed recreational area near New Denver

The area would consist of ski touring and mountain biking trails for users

Rossland city council set to decide fate of proposed cannabis shop

Council will vote on whether to approve/disapprove application at meeting tonight

Construction almost complete on new Rossland Search and Rescue facility

Crews have been hard at work over last two years to complete project

38% of students returned to class in School District 20

Board chairperson said reopening of playgrounds has helped to reduce student anxiety

Over 100 people attend Black Lives Matter event in Rossland

Similar events have also taken place in Nelson and Kelowna

Flux Climbing reopens to the public in Rossland

The facility has changed many of its operations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19

Rossland Seven Summits of Learning students to get unique graduation ceremony

Students will be having charlift ride and dinner at Red Mountain as part of event

Kootenay Gallery of Art virtual store project well underway

The store will sell up to 300 items from West Kootenay artists once it launches in July

More than 900 masks made through Rossland’s #Masks4all campaign

The campaign was launched in late April to get more residents to wear masks during COVID-19 crisis

City of Rossland looks to electrify vehicles and equipment

City council passed three motions on June 1 to work towards commitment

Mercer Celgar to temporarily lay off majority of Castlegar mill workers in July

The company said it’s possible that the workers could be laid off for more than a month

City of Rossland delays decision on five-year waste disposal contract to company

Council decided not to award the contract to Alpine Group on June 1

City of Rossland introduces new fees for some permits and services

City adopted bylaw to introduce the fees on June 1

First Energy Metals set to start gold exploration work in the West Kootenay

The work will be conducted at two of its sites near Nakusp and Nelson

City of Rossland opens playground structures to public

Residents are reminded to drive cautiously in school zones as children head back to school this week

Mercer Celgar announces 30 days of downtime at Castlegar mill in July

Sawlog stumpage charges on pulpwood and complex stumpage rules some reasons for downtime

RDKB launches survey to address housing needs in the district

Communities in the district include Trail, Grand Forks, Rossland and Fruitvale

No passenger flights at West Kootenay Regional Airport until at least September

This is the third time Air Canada has announced changes to flight operations out of the airport

Morning Start: 180 different bird species exist in Kootenay National Park

Here is your Kootenays’ morning start for Friday, May 29

Nakusp RCMP seize large quantity of drugs during seach warrant on May 27

The warrant was conducted in the 300th block of 8th Avenue NW