Timothy Schafer

Rossland Summit School heating system to get a facelift

The school district will be given up to a maximum of $306,593 to replace the aging boilers and it could also remedy the drinking water.

At the top of her game

Rossland’s Kaysa Panke was just selected for the B.C. Team at Whistler Cup, an international ski race with over 24 countries competing.

Talking taxes in Rossland: Moving on up

The city will likely hike Rossland homeowners’ taxes by seven per cent, the amount needed to pay for the Columbia-Washington project.

Rossland school closure backfires on school district

The decision to pull the plug on Rossland Secondary School last year has put the school district into a deficit position.

The Rattlecat came back, it couldn’t stay away.

The second Rattlecat Cup is on at Red Mountain this weekend, bringing the west’s best boarder-cross racers to dig their claws into the snow.

Double gold winner

One third of the gold medals brought back from the B.C. Winter Games in Mission for the Kootenay Zone team were won by Remi Drolet.

Games on

Ian Lockey and Kimberley Joines are competing in the Paralympic Winter Games in snowboardcross and alpine sit skiing.

Rossland’s public school has a new name

School District 20 board of trustees have chosen the new name for the former high school after a four-month process.

New millennium gold rush begins in Rossland

Dan Wehrle, a professional geoscientist living in Rossland, has begun recent gold exploration activities near the Golden City.

Choosing spring over fall

The city is cancelling one of its two seasonal cleanup collection services in order to cut costs for waste collection.

Gaining the yellow light

Approval in principle has been given by city council for water access for snow making infrastructure on Red Mountain.

Rossland spared from the axe

Postal service cuts that have sliced into communities across the nation will not be slashing into the services of Rossland.

Final Rossland Museum consultant report released

Biggest hurdle facing the Rossland Historical Museum is finding the money needed to fund the $3 million price tag for its renewal concept.

Rossland: A good place to call home

The city of Rossland’s population continues to grow while every other community and rural electoral area in Kootenay Boundary declines.

Smart meters are coming to the city of Rossland

FortisBC confirmed that the project to install new technology will begin in the fall of this year.

A sigh of relief in Rossland

The province’s decision to amend a recycling regulation has been met with much relief by the local business community.

Hot under the collar

The city's mayor was heated after a regional fire review report fell short of expectations.

Top of the heap

Black Jack skiers were well represented on the podium for the 30th annual Black Jack Ski Club Loppet on Saturday, Feb. 22 in Rossland.

The Rossland volunteer fire department is looking for a few good people

There is a shortage of paid, on-call firefighters in the city—and across the region—and it is a concern to the region's fire chief.

Red Mountain skier missing since Thursday now found

A 67-year-old skier who went missing Thursday afternoon in the thickening fog on Red Mountain Resort was found unharmed Friday afternoon.