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Twin Rivers school is full to capacity, but Grade 7 students will be able to continue to attend with the addition of some portables. Photo: John Boivin

SD 20 trustees won’t send Castlegar Grade 7s to high school

Board decides to install portables at two schools instead

Twin Rivers school is full to capacity, but Grade 7 students will be able to continue to attend with the addition of some portables. Photo: John Boivin
Travis Pangburn at the Kootenay Country Music Festival in July 2018. Photo: John Boivin

Promoter fundraises for new Kootenay Country Music Fest

UPDATED: Travis Pangburn has de-activated the $150,000 Gofundme campaign

Travis Pangburn at the Kootenay Country Music Festival in July 2018. Photo: John Boivin
Travelling the region’s roads will be a little harder over the next day or two. (Files)

Storm prompts travel warning for Boundary, West Kootenay

Up to 25 cm expected on high mountain passes

Travelling the region’s roads will be a little harder over the next day or two. (Files)
Cops seize load of pot near Salmo

Cops seize load of pot near Salmo

Traffic stop nets hundreds of pounds of cannabis

Cops seize load of pot near Salmo
Home fuel tank fails, spilling oil near Nakusp

Home fuel tank fails, spilling oil near Nakusp

Officials say 700 litres may have escaped in the spill

Home fuel tank fails, spilling oil near Nakusp
Christy Anderson of the Family Action Network and Emily Roberts of the Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre celebrate the opening of the EZ PZ location. Photo submitted

New washroom gives Rossland parents a bathroom break

“EZ PZ” washrooms designed to be family-friendly

Christy Anderson of the Family Action Network and Emily Roberts of the Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre celebrate the opening of the EZ PZ location. Photo submitted
Thoughtexchange’s information-sharing system is being adopted by businesses around the world.

Rossland company secures $20 million in venture capital

Money will help Thoughtexchange compete on the world stage

Thoughtexchange’s information-sharing system is being adopted by businesses around the world.
Rascals and revellers pepper Rossland’s early history

Rascals and revellers pepper Rossland’s early history

Heritage Commission releases new book of Rossland tales

Rascals and revellers pepper Rossland’s early history
Body found in car at bottom of lake near Needles ferry

Body found in car at bottom of lake near Needles ferry

Police say at this time no foul play is suspected

Body found in car at bottom of lake near Needles ferry
Waiting for opening day. Photo by Guy Bertrand

RED Mountain resort delays opening day

Lack of snow puts damper on start of season

Waiting for opening day. Photo by Guy Bertrand
Seniors were given a sampling of the electric rickshaw last summer. Photo submitted

Fast response buoys electric rickshaw plan for Rossland

More than half of fundraising goal met in a few days

Seniors were given a sampling of the electric rickshaw last summer. Photo submitted
Santa leads a parade of fans in this file photo from a Rekindle Past. File photo

Rossland’s Rekindle lights the fire of the Christmas spirit

Kickoff to the festive season always a treat for young and old

Santa leads a parade of fans in this file photo from a Rekindle Past. File photo
Rapping mom busts rhymes for Castlegar rec centre kid’s drop-in

Rapping mom busts rhymes for Castlegar rec centre kid’s drop-in

Funny video with important message about importance of service

Rapping mom busts rhymes for Castlegar rec centre kid’s drop-in
Snowmobilers can now check online to see if they can travel into some closed areas of the Central Selkirk range — but they have to be local club members first. (File)

New system to keep Nakusp-area snowmobilers, caribou from meeting

GPS tracking keeps caribou safe while opening up the backcountry for sledding

Snowmobilers can now check online to see if they can travel into some closed areas of the Central Selkirk range — but they have to be local club members first. (File)
Kootenay Pass Wednesday afternoon.

Weather warning for West Kootenay passes

Up to 20 cm expected to fall at higher elevations

Kootenay Pass Wednesday afternoon.
November in West Kootenay saw only third of normal precipitation

November in West Kootenay saw only third of normal precipitation

Stalled weather system lingered over region

November in West Kootenay saw only third of normal precipitation
Basin economic snapshot shows Kootenay a mixed bag

Basin economic snapshot shows Kootenay a mixed bag

State of the Basin report shows economic recovery from recession a slow go

Basin economic snapshot shows Kootenay a mixed bag
West Kootenay ferry workers, employer reach settlement

West Kootenay ferry workers, employer reach settlement

Tentative deal ends ongoing threat of job action on Kootenay Lake ferry

West Kootenay ferry workers, employer reach settlement
Students — like the ones shown here in Rossland in September — have been striking to raise awareness about the need to address climate change. Photo: Jesse Winkiewicz

Trail, Rossland students plan to skip class Friday to teach a climate-change lesson

Peaceful demonstration planned for downtown to raise climate awareness

Students — like the ones shown here in Rossland in September — have been striking to raise awareness about the need to address climate change. Photo: Jesse Winkiewicz
Rossland bodybuilder wants to encourage more women to join sport

Rossland bodybuilder wants to encourage more women to join sport

“It’s a love that I always come back to,” says Amanda Landry.

Rossland bodybuilder wants to encourage more women to join sport