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Just in time for Easter

Just in time for Easter

Grade 7 RSS students finished up their Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) just in time for Easter. Raw eggs are drawn on with hot wax, dyed in vibrant colours, and finally the wax is burned off to reveal the beautiful colours that were sealed in.

Kung fu instructor to teach women in 'flash-fight' defence

Women interested in developing their ability to defend themselves will be able to hone their survival instincts in an upcoming course on "Women's Fitness and Flash-Fight Defense" to be offered at Better Life Fitness from April 30 until June 20 by Kung Fu martial artist Taylor Capozzolo.
Cheque for Corbin

Cheque for Corbin

Noreen Poznikoff (right) presents Corbin Lew’s mother, Connie, and his brother, Christopher, with the funds raised by the Rossland Eagles Auxiliary’s borscht luncheon with the help of Eagles members and friends. The funds will assist the family with expenses related to Corbin’s chemotherapy treatments in Vancouver.
Garden and Nature Fest returns

Garden and Nature Fest returns

Gardeners and nature lovers from around the region will want to mark down Castlegar’s May 14 Garden and Nature Fest, while vendors and non-profit organizations are currently being sought by event organizers.
Dummies dash downhill

Dummies dash downhill

Girl-bots, corpses spewing red juice, a big fat turd in a toilet bowl, and many more dummies plummeted downhill and launched off a jump in front of hundreds of adoring (and snowball throwing) fans to celebrate the end of the ski season in Red Mountain style Sunday afternoon.
Food Bank the big winner of game show

Food Bank the big winner of game show

Phil Loosely of the Rossland Radio Co-op and the acclaimed host of “The Price Is Jeopardy Or No Deal Of Fortune 3” hands the Rossland Food Bank a cheque for $900, half of the proceeds from the game show held last month. The other half will help support the radio station.

Annual MS Walk coming to Trail April 17

This spring, over 6,000 BC & Yukon Scotiabank MS Walk participants will come together in over 26 communities to raise funds in support of enhancing quality of life for those living with multiple sclerosis.
Call for entries in annual photo contest

Call for entries in annual photo contest

The West Kootenay Camera Club’s 21st annual Photo Show is up and running, with entry forms now available for photographers to enter photos in nine categories before the April 29 deadline.
Silver for Air Cadets in marksmanship contest

Silver for Air Cadets in marksmanship contest

The 531 Trail Air Cadets won silver in the West and East Kootenay Marksmanship Competitions on March 5 in Cranbrook. Last year, the Trail Air Cadets’ first year at the competition, they won bronze.
Science Celebration

Science Celebration

Erin Handy at the KAST (Kootenay Association For Science and Technology) head office in downtown Rossland holds a poster advertising the “Community Science Celebration” regional science fair coming up on April 2, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nelson’s Selkirk College campus.