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Mayor Kathy Moore and fellow Rosslanders making the decent down Mt. Roberts.

Oh Canada! Rossland style

This year Rossland celebrated Canada Day at the museum with music, cake, and fun.

Mayor Kathy Moore and fellow Rosslanders making the decent down Mt. Roberts.

The dirty details

Local officials get up to speed on the region’s Liquid Waste Management Plan

Thursday was Kevin Goodwin’s first time selling his craft spirits at Rossland’s farmers’ market.

Local spirits come to market

Liquor laws introduced last year allow vendors like Kootenay Country Craft Distillery to sell alcohol at the Rossland Mountain Market.

Thursday was Kevin Goodwin’s first time selling his craft spirits at Rossland’s farmers’ market.
Thursday evening

Free yoga class at Pioneer Park

Feathers and Fur hosts a free yoga class and surfing movie in Pioneer Park.

Thursday evening
Petri Raito and Ryan Arnaud are thrilled with their first year of business

Rossland Beer Co. takes home gold

Winners of a gold medal for their stout beer, Rossland Beer Co. celebrates with a grand opening of their new patio/lounge.

Petri Raito and Ryan Arnaud are thrilled with their first year of business
Hats off to the J.L. Crowe Secondary School’s 2015 graduating class. The annual graduation ceremony was held Friday night in the Cominco Arena kicking off a weekend of festivities.

J.L. Crowe grad class reminded to be ‘bold and unconquerable’

Graduates celebrate the end of the year at JL Crowe Secondary School

Hats off to the J.L. Crowe Secondary School’s 2015 graduating class. The annual graduation ceremony was held Friday night in the Cominco Arena kicking off a weekend of festivities.
Seabird Island Tulip Festival. Photo by Roxanne Watson. Entry in the 2015 Amateur Photographer of the Year.

Time to enter B.C.’s amateur photographer contest

The 3rd annual 'Your Best Shot' contest is open to amateur photographers. Sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford Airshow & Black Press

Seabird Island Tulip Festival. Photo by Roxanne Watson. Entry in the 2015 Amateur Photographer of the Year.

Culley leads Canada to berth in Olympic qualifier

Rossland native Thea Culley and Team Canada’s women’s field hockey team are one step closer to the 2016 Olympic Summer Games.

BC Cowboy Heritage Society

BC Government proclaims “Cowboy Heritage Week” March 8 to15

"The history of the cowboy and his way of life needs to be told": MLA Donna Barnett

BC Cowboy Heritage Society
The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a female who was found deceased near Slocan City on Feb. 15

UPDATED: Body found near Slocan identified

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the body found near Slocan on Sunday was that of Victoria Aguilar, 63.

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a female who was found deceased near Slocan City on Feb. 15
The BC Coroners Service has identified Yahk resident Waylon Jesse Edey

BC Coroners Service identifies shooting victim

Yahk resident Waylon Edey, 39, has been confirmed as the deceased male involved in the recent police shooting near Castlegar.

The BC Coroners Service has identified Yahk resident Waylon Jesse Edey
B.C.'s Vital Statistics Agency has released the top baby names chosen in the province in 2013.

Olivia, Liam top lists of new baby names in B.C.

Also popular were Emma, Sophia, Emily and Ava for girls, and Mason, Ethan, Lucas and Benjamin for boys (With interactive charts)

B.C.'s Vital Statistics Agency has released the top baby names chosen in the province in 2013.
RCMP responded to a Fruitvale residence on Sunday night.

Man in custody after Sunday incident in Fruitvale

52-year-old man succumbs to injuries, police investigating

RCMP responded to a Fruitvale residence on Sunday night.
UsedHelps is a new charity crowdfunding initiative from Black Press's Used.com.

#UsedHelps: Connecting Business with Canadian Charities

It's a first for Canadian buy and sell websites, where sellers can donate the proceeds of their sales directly to national, local charities.

UsedHelps is a new charity crowdfunding initiative from Black Press's Used.com.
Kathy Moore wins the Mayor seat in Rossland's Municipal Election by 877 votes.

The New Mayor and Councillors

Breaking News: Rossland's new Mayor announced. One vote will make all the difference to determine the final seat on Council!

Kathy Moore wins the Mayor seat in Rossland's Municipal Election by 877 votes.

Fatal MVA in Rossland

One man dead, three with non-threatening injuries taken to hospital

Pierre Trudeau

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada

From the FLQ and the War Measures Act to Al-Qaeda-inspired plotters, Canada has seen terrorism before. Interactive timeline.

Pierre Trudeau
Reports indicate that Peter DeGroot

Slocan suspect Peter DeGroot is dead

The suspect in last week's shooting incident in Slocan has died in an incident with the emergency response team.

Reports indicate that Peter DeGroot
Winning photo for Amateur Photographer of the Year

Amateur photographer contest winners announced

Steve Dutt has been named the Next Generation Amateur Photographer of the Year

Winning photo for Amateur Photographer of the Year
Mediator Vince Ready arrives to meet with B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker and B.C. Public School Employers' Association negotiator Peter Cameron in Richmond

Teachers strike mediation hopes rise as Ready talks to BCTF, province

Negotiators for both sides in bitter strike expected to meet as early as today

Mediator Vince Ready arrives to meet with B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker and B.C. Public School Employers' Association negotiator Peter Cameron in Richmond