Rossland

Rossland council will receive the 2021 Annual Report at its council meeting July 11, and asks residents to review the document and bring their concerns and questions to the council meeting or city hall.

Rossland’s 2021 Annual Report ready for inspection

City of Rossland invites residents to provide comment on 2021 Annual Report

 

Seven Summits graduates summited the top of Red Mountain on Thursday for photos and a special celebration of the completion of their journey and a start to their next one. (Jennifer Margaret Photography)

Chairlift Grad: Mountains of adventures await

The 7 Summits graduates took the chairlift to the top of Red Mountain to celebrate their achievement

  • Jun 27, 2022

 

The Rossland Curling Society approached council on June 20 with a request to reconsider 30 per cent lease increase. Photo: contributed

Rossland Curling Society requests review of lease agreement

Curlers deem 30 per cent lease increase as punitive in rink mostly run by volunteers

 

Mike Williams honed his skills at the Trail Curling Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey

CurlBC honours retired Trail ice technician

Retired ice tech Mike Williams receives CurlBC Administrator of the Year Award

Mike Williams honed his skills at the Trail Curling Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Bear-proof garbage bins coming to Rossland Arena lot

Natural Control Alternatives teamed up with the City of Rossland to provide bear proof garbage bins

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Rossland Seniors Association Society is rebooting programs after 2 years of COVID pause. (Photo contributed)

Rossland seniors society back in action

The board is confident that it can finally open its doors to members and the general public

  • Jun 23, 2022
Rossland Seniors Association Society is rebooting programs after 2 years of COVID pause. (Photo contributed)
The Trail Stingrays were thrilled to host its annual swim meet last weekend as six teams from around the West Kootenay competed in the event, the first at the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre since 2019. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Stingrays shine at home swim meet

Six teams competed as the Trail Stingrays post several podium finishes at its annual swim meet

The Trail Stingrays were thrilled to host its annual swim meet last weekend as six teams from around the West Kootenay competed in the event, the first at the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre since 2019. Photo: Jim Bailey
“We are back to the big show in the arena,” Principal Aaron McKenzie said. “Some kids are more nervous because of the size of the crowd, but kids and families are excited.” Photo: Unsplash

Graduation convocation returns to Trail arena Friday

Convocation for JL Crowe grads of 2022 starts at 6 pm Friday, June 24, in the Trail Memorial Centre

“We are back to the big show in the arena,” Principal Aaron McKenzie said. “Some kids are more nervous because of the size of the crowd, but kids and families are excited.” Photo: Unsplash
The award winners from class of ‘58 are from back row, left: Ron Shaw, Lucy Sutherland, Pat Nora, Lido Doratti, Kim Deane, Pam Bayley, Marion Coon, and Geo Anderson; front row: Elaine Muth, Patti Thompson, and Jean Austin.
Photo from the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History. Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives - we can also scan them and you retain the original.

Our History in Pictures

Rossland has a long history of graduates, congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2022

The award winners from class of ‘58 are from back row, left: Ron Shaw, Lucy Sutherland, Pat Nora, Lido Doratti, Kim Deane, Pam Bayley, Marion Coon, and Geo Anderson; front row: Elaine Muth, Patti Thompson, and Jean Austin.
Photo from the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History. Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives - we can also scan them and you retain the original.
Rossland Olympian and Seven Summits grad Remi Drolet will be the keynote speaker at the Seven Summits Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, June 23. Photo: Tara Hauck

Grad keynote speaker Rémi Drolet has come full circle

Drolet provides a unique perspective with his genuine, authentic, and real-life experiences

Rossland Olympian and Seven Summits grad Remi Drolet will be the keynote speaker at the Seven Summits Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, June 23. Photo: Tara Hauck
Rossland property taxes must be received at City Hall by 4 p.m. on July 4 or residents will incur a 10 per cent penalty

Rossland property taxes due

City of Rossland is reminding residents to pay their property taxes before July 4 deadline

Rossland property taxes must be received at City Hall by 4 p.m. on July 4 or residents will incur a 10 per cent penalty
Rossland downhill mountain bike rider Bodhi Kuhn competed on the downhill circuit in BC before taking his ride to the world stage.

Strong start for Rossland rider on World Cup DH circuit

Rossland’s Bodie Kuhn is in eighth overall after three starts on World Cup DH mountain bike races

  • Jun 22, 2022
Rossland downhill mountain bike rider Bodhi Kuhn competed on the downhill circuit in BC before taking his ride to the world stage.
This wood sculpture on Centennial Trail was created at the 2020 Wood Carving Seminar by Mike Williams. 
(Jim Bailey photo)

Wood carving seminar returns to Golden City

Rossland arts council hosts the 2022 Wood Carving Seminar with local artist Lars Baggenstos

This wood sculpture on Centennial Trail was created at the 2020 Wood Carving Seminar by Mike Williams. 
(Jim Bailey photo)
Photo: CHUTTERSNAP/Unsplash

Trail RCMP detain suspected thief

A judge released the woman the next day pending a court appearance on a future date.

Photo: CHUTTERSNAP/Unsplash
The Family Action Network is hosting the first in a series of conversation cafes for parents with children ages five and under on Monday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration is required for the sessions, which will run in the Trail United Church. Photo: Unsplash

Have a child 5 or younger? Parenting cafes in Trail start soon

Families can register for the series of cafes via FAN’s website: www.familyactionnetwork.ca.

The Family Action Network is hosting the first in a series of conversation cafes for parents with children ages five and under on Monday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration is required for the sessions, which will run in the Trail United Church. Photo: Unsplash
Seven Summits students receive instruction on rock climbing at Grad Rock near Castlegar. (Tara Hauck photo)

Fear: A catalyst for cooperation

Seven Summits students overcome their fears with rock climbing instruction

Seven Summits students receive instruction on rock climbing at Grad Rock near Castlegar. (Tara Hauck photo)
City of Rossland releases name for city hall/affordable housing project. Photo: Jim Bailey

Name selected for Rossland City Hall/affordable housing project

The name was selected from a collection of suggestions submitted by the community

City of Rossland releases name for city hall/affordable housing project. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Rossland chapter of the Muddbunnies Riding Club meets every Wednesday for a ride, and will hold its inaugural Cascade Cup mountain bike race at Red Mountain on June 26. (Benoit Renault photo)

Muddbunnies bike club organizes Cascade Cup

Muddbunny members can compete in the inaugural Cascade Cup on June 26 at Red Mountain

The Rossland chapter of the Muddbunnies Riding Club meets every Wednesday for a ride, and will hold its inaugural Cascade Cup mountain bike race at Red Mountain on June 26. (Benoit Renault photo)
Greater Trail police were informed on June 9 of a student allegedly making a threat against a local school on social media. Image: RCMP logo

Student pulled from Trail school after allegedly making threats

Trail RCMP working with school, supporting professionals, and parents

Greater Trail police were informed on June 9 of a student allegedly making a threat against a local school on social media. Image: RCMP logo
The Rossland chapter of the Muddbunnies Riding Club meets every Wednesday for a ride, and will hold its inaugural Cascade Cup mountain bike race at Red Mountain on June 26. (Benoit Renault photo)

Muddbunnies bike club organizes Cascade Cup

Muddbunnies is an all women’s club and invites old and new members to participate in the fun race

The Rossland chapter of the Muddbunnies Riding Club meets every Wednesday for a ride, and will hold its inaugural Cascade Cup mountain bike race at Red Mountain on June 26. (Benoit Renault photo)