Rossland

Ron Simms (right) is the winner of this year’s first grand prize, a 2022 Polaris Side by Side ATV from Main Jet Motorsports. From left: Kirsten Clarke of the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Kevin Westerhaug and Aaron Seminoff of Main Jet Motor Sports, Dale Williams of the BC Wildlife Federation, Gordie Grunerud of the West Arm Outdoors Club, and winner Ron Simms. (Contributed)

Creston retiree hooks first Grand Prize of Kootenay Lake derby

Ron Simms is the new owner of a 2022 Polaris Side by Side ATV courtesy of Main Jet Motorsports

  • Dec 1, 2022

 

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Free support for home energy upgrades coming to Rossland

Retrofit Assist helps homeowners improve energy efficiency and transition to climate-friendly future

 

Seven Summits student Bodi Kuhn rockets down a trail during a World Cup downhill mountain bike race. 
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Seven Summits: Rocket dreams for downhill rider

Kuhn is studying science at Seven Summits Centre for Learning when he’s not rocketing down hills

 

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks skated to a 2-1 victory over the Leafs in Nelson on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey

B.V. Nitehawks edge Nelson Leafs in 2-1 thriller

Nitehawks forward Gavin Tritt scored the game winner in the B.V. victory over the Leafs Tuesday

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks skated to a 2-1 victory over the Leafs in Nelson on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey
This newest publication joins the commission’s growing book collection, featuring historic details about the city’s heritage commercial buildings, neighbourhoods and sites.

Celebrate the season with ‘Rossland’s Built Heritage’

This project, which started over 12 years ago, is a major accomplishment

  • Nov 30, 2022
This newest publication joins the commission’s growing book collection, featuring historic details about the city’s heritage commercial buildings, neighbourhoods and sites.
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong will join Brady Hunter at the BCHL All-Star Game in Penticton Jan. 21. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters forwards headed to BCHL All-Star game

Smoke Eaters fans vote Nic Remissong onto Interior Conference All-Star team

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong will join Brady Hunter at the BCHL All-Star Game in Penticton Jan. 21. Photo: Jim Bailey
Changes coming to City of Rossland dog licensing fees and fines. (File photo)

City of Rossland considers reducing fees for dog licences

Council held the second and third readings for amendments to the animal control bylaw

Changes coming to City of Rossland dog licensing fees and fines. (File photo)
Erin Sheppard’s “One of a kind Cakes” creations were more than enough to draw in sweet tooths eager to try the Trail baker’s tasty treats at the Last Minute Christmas Market. Her little helper, however, was the cherry on top as many stopped by to say hello to Erin’s son, Alexander, and wish him a very merry first Christmas. Follow Erin on Instagram: one.ofakindcakes. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Shopping in the Trail area has never been better

It’s BC Buy Local Week, encouraging consumers to holiday shop at locally owned businesses

Erin Sheppard’s “One of a kind Cakes” creations were more than enough to draw in sweet tooths eager to try the Trail baker’s tasty treats at the Last Minute Christmas Market. Her little helper, however, was the cherry on top as many stopped by to say hello to Erin’s son, Alexander, and wish him a very merry first Christmas. Follow Erin on Instagram: one.ofakindcakes. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The city is asking Rossland residents to look at the first draft of the Recreation Master Plan and provide feedback through a survey and upcoming workshops. Photo: Jim Bailey

City of Rossland seeks input for Recreation Master Plan

Rossland releases first draft of Recreation Master Plan, provides survey and feedback opportunities

The city is asking Rossland residents to look at the first draft of the Recreation Master Plan and provide feedback through a survey and upcoming workshops. Photo: Jim Bailey
Maya Provencal

Library Corner: Books of my life with Maya Provencal

Newly elected Rossland city councillor shares her experience and passion for reading

  • Nov 25, 2022
Maya Provencal
(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.

Celebrate the magic of Christmas, Adopt a Family for the Holidays

Trail business brings back Adopt a Family for the Holidays, connect online or go to Good Stuff

(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.
Alvin Caron skipped his team to the Trail Retirees First Section win. Photo: File

Trail Retirees Curling: Caron wins Section 1

Team Caron won the first section of Trail Retirees Curling; new teams selected for Section 2

Alvin Caron skipped his team to the Trail Retirees First Section win. Photo: File
Rossland and Nelson Run Club members (from left) Roger Hull, Marc Caruth, Neil Farynowski and Connor Sherman completed a 75-km run from Nelson to Trail and exceeded their fundraising goal for men’s mental health in their Move for Movember challenge. Photo: submitted

Amazing Movember for Rossland and Nelson Run Club members

Recreational runners complete epic challenge to raise funds and awareness for men’s mental health

Rossland and Nelson Run Club members (from left) Roger Hull, Marc Caruth, Neil Farynowski and Connor Sherman completed a 75-km run from Nelson to Trail and exceeded their fundraising goal for men’s mental health in their Move for Movember challenge. Photo: submitted
New builds like Rossland Yards development will need to follow BC Energy Step Code guidelines in order to meet sustainable. (Photo Jim Bailey)

Rossland energy retrofit assist program gets set to launch

The first intake of the Rossland Retrofit Assist project will begin in December and run until June

New builds like Rossland Yards development will need to follow BC Energy Step Code guidelines in order to meet sustainable. (Photo Jim Bailey)
There’s something for everyone at VISAC’s annual holiday pottery sale, running Friday and Saturday. This sale is presented by the Trail Pottery Club.

Pottery sale, reception for exhibit Friday at Trail art gallery

Leading all goings-on in the downtown Trail gallery is a new executive director, Sharon Roberts

There’s something for everyone at VISAC’s annual holiday pottery sale, running Friday and Saturday. This sale is presented by the Trail Pottery Club.
Don’t miss out on the Rossland Museum AGM on Tuesday. Everyone is welcome to attend. Photo: submitted

Rossland Museum invites public to AGM

Rossland Museum is having its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Don’t miss out on the Rossland Museum AGM on Tuesday. Everyone is welcome to attend. Photo: submitted
Rossland City Council. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland council votes no to representation on Ktunaxa treaty committee

Rossland council acknowledge Sinixt lands, won’t send member to Ktunaxa treaty advisory committee

Rossland City Council. (Jim Bailey photo)
The Seven Summits Gr. 10 Social Studies class embarked on a historic journey from Rossland to Castlegar, Slocan Valley, New Denver, Trout Lake, Nakusp, and back. (Photo by Tara Hauck)

Seven Summits: Demystifying history’s mysteries

The Seven Summits Gr. 10 Social Studies class return from a journey through history

  • Nov 22, 2022
The Seven Summits Gr. 10 Social Studies class embarked on a historic journey from Rossland to Castlegar, Slocan Valley, New Denver, Trout Lake, Nakusp, and back. (Photo by Tara Hauck)
Living wages 2022 graphic. Image: Skills Centre

Food and housing costs impact West Kootenay living wage numbers

In Trail, the new living wage calculation is $21.13 an hour for 2022, up 16 per cent over last year

Living wages 2022 graphic. Image: Skills Centre
Beaver Valley Nitehawks goalie Nathan Presley stopped 43 shots in a 4-0 loss to the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Friday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

KIJHL: Revelstoke Grizzlies, Sicamous Eagles ground B.V. Nitehawks

Beaver Valley faces off against Kelowna Chiefs and Nelson Leafs this weekend

Beaver Valley Nitehawks goalie Nathan Presley stopped 43 shots in a 4-0 loss to the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Friday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo