Staff Writer

Photo gallery: Rossland Golden City Days Parade

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

Nelson hires former Rossland planner

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

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

Your Best Shot finalists chosen

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

Rosslanders reminded to stay out of reservoir

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

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.

Castlegar man facing child porn charges

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

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.

Warm weather a wake-up call for bears

Bears awake with warmer weather and familiar smells according to WildSafeBC

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kootenay Literary Competition winners announced

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

Lockey finishes out of the medals in Sochi

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.