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Rossland city facilities set to open up as COVID-19 regulations ease slightly

City hall, library and museum are all anticipated to open up by next month

BC bats don’t spread COVID-19 says Kootenay Bat Project

Misinformation can lead to problems for bats, project says

B.C. government advises Rossland not to reduce school zone speed limits

The city began looking at reducing speed limits from 30 to 20 km/h late last year

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‘Don’t expect justice or fairness’: A Nelson author on sexism in military school

Kate Armstrong’s debut book The Stone Frigate has been shortlisted for a national writing award

City of Rossland looks for OCP advisory committee members

Members will work on various topics like housing, education and infrastructure in the plan

Rossland Public Library launches pick-up service for members during COVID-19 crisis

Members are now able to request material and pick it up during certain times outside the library

Three vandalism incidents reported in Rossland over last two days

A door and power hoist motor have been damaged during the string of incidents

Suspected shooter in custody: Trail RCMP

Trail police received a report of shots fired at a passenger car on May 1

Woman who led Nelson police on chase pleads guilty

Brightney Dawn Soukochoff was sentenced to 18 months of probation

Bear and cubs work together to make it across busy highway in Rossland

Two videos of the bears posted online have been viewed more than 85,000 times

Rossland postpones/cancels seasonal programs due to COVID-19

Tots soccer, volley and pickeball are some programs that won’t be starting this month

Grizzly bears spotted along the Columbia and Western Trail near Castlegar

Cyclists and hikers are asked to avoid using sections of the trail in the meantime

Selkirk College raises over $93,000 for COVID-19 Student Relief Campaign

The amount is more than $33,000 over the initial fundraising goal set by the college

Council approves Nelson city hall mural design

Local artist Tyler Toews will create the mural this month

City of Rossland aims to have pool open by July 1

Reducing capacity, cancelling events some things city is looking at to mitigate threat of COVID-19

Applications sought for Bev LaPointe memorial scholarship

The scholarship offers $2,000 for a female student to attend trades training.

Masks4All campaign a resounding success in Rossland

So far, 34 volunteers have helped to make over 110 non-medical grade masks for residents