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The Golden City Fiddlers ride in the parade down Columbia Avenue in Rossland on Saturday morning.

Photo gallery: Rossland Golden City Days Parade

Golden City Days Parade featured dozens of floats by Rossland and area community groups, businesses and individuals.

The Golden City Fiddlers ride in the parade down Columbia Avenue in Rossland on Saturday morning.
Mike Maturo has been hired to replace Allen Fillion at Nelson city hall at least to the end of the year.

Nelson hires former Rossland planner

The City of Nelson has hired Mike Maturo as its interim director of development services and engineering.

Mike Maturo has been hired to replace Allen Fillion at Nelson city hall at least to the end of the year.
Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.

Vote for the People’s Choice ‘Best Photo’

Voting for the Next Generation People's Choice photo contest is open until Sept. 7 at midnight

Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.
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Your Best Shot finalists chosen

More than 2,100 entries received for the second annual contest

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Rosslanders reminded to stay out of reservoir

Ophir Reservoir off limits to swimmers, fines for those who break bylaw

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of Penticton reaches out to an audience member during the grand entry of the delegates to the 2014 BC Elders Gathering at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

B.C.’s Elders Gathering in Penticton unique in Canada

More than 3,500 people attended the 38th annual Elders Gathering in Penticton July 7 to 9.

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of Penticton reaches out to an audience member during the grand entry of the delegates to the 2014 BC Elders Gathering at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Castlegar man facing child porn charges

68 year-old local man has been charged with child-porn related offences.

Elena Popoff

Missing Slocan Park woman last seen in Trail

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding Elena Popoff, 64, who hasn’t been seen or heard from since Tuesday.

Elena Popoff

Warm weather a wake-up call for bears

Bears awake with warmer weather and familiar smells according to WildSafeBC

Hope found on the slopes

Hope found on the slopes

Fifty-six participants took part in the Slopes for Hope Red 2014 event at Red Mountain Resort and collectively raised $10,673.

Hope found on the slopes
Nelson-Creston's Michelle Mungall spent more on staff and family travel in 2013 than any other MLA.

Nelson-Creston MLA tops travel spending list

Michelle Mungall is defending her travel companion expenses after topping a list released by the BC legislature last week.

Nelson-Creston's Michelle Mungall spent more on staff and family travel in 2013 than any other MLA.
Rattlecat rattles the mountain on the weekend

Rattlecat rattles the mountain on the weekend

Around 125 riders turned up to throw down the course, and the fastest man and fastest woman were crowned.

Rattlecat rattles the mountain on the weekend
Four avalanche fatalities in the past six days prompt alert

Four avalanche fatalities in the past six days prompt alert

The Canadian Avalanche Centre is urging backcountry users to make cautious and conservative decisions while in avalanche terrain.

Four avalanche fatalities in the past six days prompt alert
Nelson's Eli Geddis won first prize for adult fiction in the 2013 Kootenay Literary Competition.

Kootenay Literary Competition winners announced

All of the prize winning stories are printed in the Kootenay Literary Competition 2013 Anthology

Nelson's Eli Geddis won first prize for adult fiction in the 2013 Kootenay Literary Competition.
Ian Lockey

Lockey finishes out of the medals in Sochi

Ian Lockey finished 21st in the men’s para-snowboard cross at the Paralympic Winter Games.

Ian Lockey
The fight against cancer as we take it to the slopes

The fight against cancer as we take it to the slopes

The Canadian Cancer Society is teaming up with Rosslanders to present the second annual Slopes for Hope on Sunday.

The fight against cancer as we take it to the slopes
Red Mountain Racers in race to finish

Red Mountain Racers in race to finish

Three medals were mined by Red Mountain Racers at the Nancy Greene Ski League zone finals in Salmo two weeks ago.

Red Mountain Racers in race to finish
Canada's Kimberly Joines will now take home the bronze medal for the women's sit-ski slalom at the Sochi Paralympics after a jury overturned the disqualification of the German skier who now has won gold.

Joines’ takes bronze in Sochi

Rossland’s Kimberley Joines’ bid for a silver medal ended in bronze as the German paralympian’s disqualification was overturned.

Canada's Kimberly Joines will now take home the bronze medal for the women's sit-ski slalom at the Sochi Paralympics after a jury overturned the disqualification of the German skier who now has won gold.

Businesses form coalition to halt recycling plans

A province-wide campaign in 130 provincial newspapers is protesting regulatory changes involving recycling of printed-paper and packaging.

Canadian Kimberly Jones competes in the women's slalom sitting skiing at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi Russia.

Joines’ silver medal finish ‘under appeal’ in Sochi

Rossland's Kimberly Joines’ medal awaits the results of an appeal by an athlete who was disqualified and is appealing that decision.

Canadian Kimberly Jones competes in the women's slalom sitting skiing at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi Russia.