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Kootenay Contraption contest 2013 enlists Kootenay kids to solve global energy crisis

Kootenay Contraption contest 2013 enlists Kootenay kids to solve global energy crisis

Imagination has no limits, and Kootenay kids can prove it in a new contest. Up for grabs is a new iPad Air.

Kootenay Contraption contest 2013 enlists Kootenay kids to solve global energy crisis
A 61-year-old Rossland man was killed in a single car crash

A 61-year-old Rossland man was killed in a single car crash

The truck driven by the Rossland man failed to negotiate a curve on Gelesz Road and went off and down an embankment Sunday.

A 61-year-old Rossland man was killed in a single car crash
Input sought on CBT's proposed environmental focus

Input sought on CBT’s proposed environmental focus

Draft strategic plan sets CBT’s environmental priorities for next five years and Rosslanders need to comment.

Input sought on CBT's proposed environmental focus

B.C. Winter Games in Mission Feb. 20-23

About 2,500 volunteers will be needed for B.C. Winter Games

Secrets of the co-operative inner circle come to Rossland

Secrets of the co-operative inner circle come to Rossland

The Upper Columbia Co-op Council teams with the Basin Business Advisors’ Program this winter to spread the word about co-ops in Rossland.

Secrets of the co-operative inner circle come to Rossland
Brakes put on free New Year's Eve bus rides

Brakes put on free New Year’s Eve bus rides

Rowdy youth in Rossland last New Year's Eve have spoiled the party for party-goers looking for a free bus ride this year.

Brakes put on free New Year's Eve bus rides
Rossland ready to host NorAm race next weekend

Rossland ready to host NorAm race next weekend

Over 120 of some of the best cross country skiers in North America will be descending on Rossland nest weekend.

Rossland ready to host NorAm race next weekend
Public input sought on experiences with home inspectors

Public input sought on experiences with home inspectors

Public input is being sought for the creation of an improved regulatory model for home inspectors.

Public input sought on experiences with home inspectors
Rossland council cracks open grant-in-aid policy in town hall meeting

Rossland council cracks open grant-in-aid policy in town hall meeting

A public meeting on the draft community funding application form and the grant-in-aid policy is being held this week.

Rossland council cracks open grant-in-aid policy in town hall meeting
Contract for winter shuttle service awarded

Contract for winter shuttle service awarded

Tourism Rossland completed the request for proposals process and the shuttle contract has been awarded to Mountain Shuttle.

Contract for winter shuttle service awarded
Tourism throws out the lures

Tourism throws out the lures

A new lure publication for distribution at ski shows and other winter events has been produced for Rossland and Red Mountain.

Tourism throws out the lures
Youth action network

Youth action network

Rossland has a new youth coordinator who’s putting together fun for the community’s kids.

Youth action network
Artist's conception of Weiner Take All

Weiner Take All at Red Mountain

Not only is Red Mountain Resort getting a new ski chairlift, it is getting a new outdoor culinary experience.

Artist's conception of Weiner Take All
Sport a three-pack

Sport a three-pack

Erik Kalacis says the best way to experience the Grey Mountain expansion is through the three-pack, sort of a mini season pass.

Sport a three-pack
Two scoops for Red Mountain

Two scoops for Red Mountain

Red Mountain Resort has 
scooped two World Snow Awards, the only resort in the Canada to win multiple awards.

Two scoops for Red Mountain
Getting a lift

Getting a lift

Work on the new Grey Mountain chair lift is on schedule for the Dec. 14 ski hill opening.

Getting a lift
The benefits of bus service

The benefits of bus service

The creation of a daytime continuous shuttle bus from Rossland to Red Mountain is proving to be a big deal.

The benefits of bus service
Remembrance Day ceremonies

Remembrance Day ceremonies

The moment of silence know as Remembrance Day returns to Rossland this Monday.

Remembrance Day ceremonies
Delving into Rossland crime

Delving into Rossland crime

It’s been another quiet year in Rossland, according to RCMP crime statistics released for the first half of 2013.

Delving into Rossland crime
Bear aware message getting through

Bear aware message getting through

Within the last bear “season,” there have been no problem bears destroyed in the Golden City.

Bear aware message getting through