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FILE - Rossland Arena. (Facebook)

Council confirms a future for Rossland arena

Council says studies have shown the arena has enough use and brings great benefit to community

FILE - Rossland Arena. (Facebook)
Four injured in Wednesday evening crash near Beasley

Four injured in Wednesday evening crash near Beasley

Police say alcohol may have been a factor in the incident

Four injured in Wednesday evening crash near Beasley
Update: accident between Castlegar and Nelson closes Hwy. 3

Update: accident between Castlegar and Nelson closes Hwy. 3

DriveBC estimates road will re-open at 2:15 a.m.

Update: accident between Castlegar and Nelson closes Hwy. 3
Rossland’s Tara Howse meets with well-wishers and supporters on election night. Photo: John Boivin

Green candidate reflects on South Okanagan-West Kootenay campaign

Rosslander Tara Howse talks about the highs and lows of running for office

Rossland’s Tara Howse meets with well-wishers and supporters on election night. Photo: John Boivin
Eleven-year-old Zayn Hallam of the Second Rossland Scout group lays a poppy at the base of each soldier’s memorial during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Monday. Photo: John Boivin

Rossland honours its fallen sons and daughters

Cenotaph service marks Remembrance Day

Eleven-year-old Zayn Hallam of the Second Rossland Scout group lays a poppy at the base of each soldier’s memorial during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Monday. Photo: John Boivin
RCMP disrupt Castlegar-Trail-Salmo drug flow

RCMP disrupt Castlegar-Trail-Salmo drug flow

Bust on Nov. 6 leads to two arrests

RCMP disrupt Castlegar-Trail-Salmo drug flow
Rossland launches discussion on new affordable housing

Rossland launches discussion on new affordable housing

$15 million project could also include new city hall

Rossland launches discussion on new affordable housing
The grand opening of COINS’ new building was held Oct. 29. From COINS’ Facebook page

New home means bright future for aboriginal service agency

COINS opened its new headquarters on Oct. 29

The grand opening of COINS’ new building was held Oct. 29. From COINS’ Facebook page
Rossland fundraiser seeks to build shelter for ‘living legend’

Rossland fundraiser seeks to build shelter for ‘living legend’

Local man to help Garry Camozzi, a friend, who’s fallen on hard times

Rossland fundraiser seeks to build shelter for ‘living legend’
Artist Tyler Toews works on his new mural while installing it Monday. Photo: Bill Coedy

Mural commemorates Rossland veterans

Mural installed by cenotaph near the library

Artist Tyler Toews works on his new mural while installing it Monday. Photo: Bill Coedy
Cold, dry air dominated October in the West Kootenay

Cold, dry air dominated October in the West Kootenay

New average low temperature record set

Cold, dry air dominated October in the West Kootenay
Joanne Cremer holds Molly while her husband Aldo Sterpin holds Sam. Photo by John Boivin

Rossland couple touched by community’s search for missing dog

Molly was lost for nearly three weeks, but massive community effort found her

Joanne Cremer holds Molly while her husband Aldo Sterpin holds Sam. Photo by John Boivin
The South Okanagan–West Kootenay candidates in the 2019 election (from left): Connie Denesiuk of the Liberal Party, the NDP’s Richard Cannings, Green Party candidate Tara Howse, Sean Taylor of the Peoples Party of Canada, independent candidate Carolina Hopkins and Helena Konanz of the Conservative Party.                                 Brennan Phillips/Penticton Western News

West Kootenay brought Cannings victory on election night

It was tight in vote-rich Okanagan, but NDP candidate pulled away here on election night

The South Okanagan–West Kootenay candidates in the 2019 election (from left): Connie Denesiuk of the Liberal Party, the NDP’s Richard Cannings, Green Party candidate Tara Howse, Sean Taylor of the Peoples Party of Canada, independent candidate Carolina Hopkins and Helena Konanz of the Conservative Party.                                 Brennan Phillips/Penticton Western News
Charity Biermann poses in front of a downed 150-year-old tree that once provided shade in her front yard, while her husband Marco looks on from the porch. Photo: John Boivin

Emergency crews work to restore Rossland utilities after powerful windstorm

The brief but destructive storm blew through the city on Friday afternoon

Charity Biermann poses in front of a downed 150-year-old tree that once provided shade in her front yard, while her husband Marco looks on from the porch. Photo: John Boivin
A downed tree blocked road access. Photo courtesy Lisa Wegner

Windstorm ravages Rossland

Blow-through knocked down trees, damaged homes, power lines

A downed tree blocked road access. Photo courtesy Lisa Wegner
Expect strong winds today as storm moves east and south

Expect strong winds today as storm moves east and south

Slocan and Arrow Lake valleys could see 80-km/hr winds

Expect strong winds today as storm moves east and south
Rossland Arena’s ice making equipment was shut down in March after cracks were discovered in the brine lines. Photo: John Boivin

Task force urges council to keep ice-making in Rossland arena

Study looked at various scenarios for the 80-year-old facility — but not demolition

Rossland Arena’s ice making equipment was shut down in March after cracks were discovered in the brine lines. Photo: John Boivin
Man may face charges after crash near Rossland

Man may face charges after crash near Rossland

Older driver lost control while trying to pass another vehicle

Man may face charges after crash near Rossland
Celgar says equipment failure won’t affect production next week

Celgar says equipment failure won’t affect production next week

The chip dumper collapse on Oct. 6 is still under investigation

Celgar says equipment failure won’t affect production next week
Cops make fentanyl bust in Castlegar

Cops make fentanyl bust in Castlegar

Over 280 pills among drugs seized

Cops make fentanyl bust in Castlegar