Rossland

The City of Rossland and Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society is looking for a new name for the Midtown Mixed Housing project. Photo: Jim Bailey

Residents asked to name Rossland’s affordable housing/city hall building

Name suggestions should appeal to Rossland residents; be simple, distinctive, and recognizable

The City of Rossland and Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society is looking for a new name for the Midtown Mixed Housing project. Photo: Jim Bailey
Photo: Penticton Western News/File

Trail police nab 4 impaired drivers over long weekend

Police do not have to suspect that a driver is impaired before they stop a vehicle.

Photo: Penticton Western News/File
All 17 Rotary Clubs in the Kootenays now participate in online bingo, live-streamed each Friday on Facebook at 5 p.m.

Rossland Rotary bingo funds open for application

Rossland Rotary asks groups to email them to access funds raised from community online Bingo!

All 17 Rotary Clubs in the Kootenays now participate in online bingo, live-streamed each Friday on Facebook at 5 p.m.
Be fire smart and participate in Wildfire Hazard Cleanup Day on April 30. (Contributed)

April 30 is Wildfire Hazard Cleanup Day in Rossland

The City of Rossland will pick up branches and other forest debris curbside starting May 2

  • Apr 26, 2022
Be fire smart and participate in Wildfire Hazard Cleanup Day on April 30. (Contributed)
Attend a one hour session in the Trail United Church on April 28 or May 12 and find out how to become a bridging team member. Photo: Unsplash

Making a difference: Become a ‘Bridges Out of Poverty’ mentor

One-hour information sessions are being held in the Trail United Church

Attend a one hour session in the Trail United Church on April 28 or May 12 and find out how to become a bridging team member. Photo: Unsplash
Seven Summits graduating student Regan Miller aspires to be an art teacher. (Cooper Legler photo)

Seven Summits student aspires to inspire

Seven Summits grad, Regan Miller, is pursuing her passion to become a certified teacher

  • Apr 24, 2022
Seven Summits graduating student Regan Miller aspires to be an art teacher. (Cooper Legler photo)
Agriculture in Rossland, circa 1910. Photo: Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre

Rossland history in pictures

Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history?

Agriculture in Rossland, circa 1910. Photo: Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre
Rosslanders concerned over potential open pit mining project at Record Ridge. Photo: Jim Bailey

Letter: City of Rossland responds to residents’ concerns over mining project

Rossland council has no direct involvement or influence over the mining project moving forward

  • Apr 21, 2022
Rosslanders concerned over potential open pit mining project at Record Ridge. Photo: Jim Bailey
The O’Hearn-Stone family is readying to set out on the journey of a lifetime, hiking the 4240 kilometre Pacific Crest Trail. L-R: Jill, Darcee, Charlie and Alexander.

Trail mom and 3 teenagers setting out for 5-month expedition

Like and subscribe to the family’s YouTube channel called ‘The PCT and the O’Hearn-Stone Family’

The O’Hearn-Stone family is readying to set out on the journey of a lifetime, hiking the 4240 kilometre Pacific Crest Trail. L-R: Jill, Darcee, Charlie and Alexander.
In observation of Earth Day on Friday, April 22 <a href="https://www.buildyouraquarium.com/" target="_blank">BuildYourAquarium.com</a> offers some helpful tips to decrease use of plastics. Photo: Unsplash

Expert tips for World Earth Day

People in Greater Trail have a direct link to the Pacific Ocean by way of the Columbia River

  • Apr 21, 2022
In observation of Earth Day on Friday, April 22 <a href="https://www.buildyouraquarium.com/" target="_blank">BuildYourAquarium.com</a> offers some helpful tips to decrease use of plastics. Photo: Unsplash
Retiring Trail Curling Centre ice technician Mike Williams went out in style. Williams donned a tuxedo and a broom for making a clean sweep of his last sheet of ice, and handed over the scraper and pebbler to new ice technician Murray Walsh. Photo: Submitted

Trail ice technician embarks on new adventure

Trail Curling Centre’s ice technician Mike Williams retired earlier this month

Retiring Trail Curling Centre ice technician Mike Williams went out in style. Williams donned a tuxedo and a broom for making a clean sweep of his last sheet of ice, and handed over the scraper and pebbler to new ice technician Murray Walsh. Photo: Submitted
Twin Rivers Elementary students helped to plant a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art last fall. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway

Five West Kootenay arts organizations receiving provincial grants

Kootenay Gallery of Art and Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre to benefit from funding boost

Twin Rivers Elementary students helped to plant a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art last fall. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway
Sage Stefani raced with Team Canada on the European Cup circuit and competed in the World Junior ski cross championship in Switzerland last month. Photo: contributed

Rossland skier captures NorAm Cup title

Sage Stefani raced to the overall ski-cross title at the FIS NorAm Cup championship in Nakiska

Sage Stefani raced with Team Canada on the European Cup circuit and competed in the World Junior ski cross championship in Switzerland last month. Photo: contributed
Pictured: Nellie Schorlemer, Mrs. Gus Parker, Mrs. Bernice Post, and twins Lyle and Lynn Post circa 1900.
Photo from the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute. 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

If you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history contact the museum to share

  • Apr 14, 2022
Pictured: Nellie Schorlemer, Mrs. Gus Parker, Mrs. Bernice Post, and twins Lyle and Lynn Post circa 1900.
Photo from the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute. 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.
Patrick Checknita is the Trust’s newest community liaison. Photo: Trust

Trust hires community liaison for Columbia Basin west

Patrick Checknita to support community efforts in the west

Patrick Checknita is the Trust’s newest community liaison. Photo: Trust
Sage Stefani raced with Team Canada on the European Cup circuit and competed in the World Junior ski cross championship in Switzerland last month. Photo: contributed

Rossland ski cross racer, Sage Stefani, captures NorAm Cup title

Sage Stefani skied to the overall title at the FIS NorAm Cup championship in Nakiska on the weekend

Sage Stefani raced with Team Canada on the European Cup circuit and competed in the World Junior ski cross championship in Switzerland last month. Photo: contributed
“Moving forward, we’ll be in a much better position to empower the public with the FireSmart knowledge and tools they need to reduce wildfire risks and impacts,” says Carlene Pires, regional emergency program coordinator. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary regional district awarded $277K for FireSmart action

Funding is meant to help build resilience during fire season

“Moving forward, we’ll be in a much better position to empower the public with the FireSmart knowledge and tools they need to reduce wildfire risks and impacts,” says Carlene Pires, regional emergency program coordinator. Photo: Submitted
Finn Strachan, a senior student at Seven Summits Centre for Learning, will continue his education in the Sports Athletic Therapy program at Camosun College in Victoria. Photo: submitted

Seven Summits: Mountains to climb

Seven Summits Centre for Learning continues series on upcoming graduating students

  • Apr 6, 2022
Finn Strachan, a senior student at Seven Summits Centre for Learning, will continue his education in the Sports Athletic Therapy program at Camosun College in Victoria. Photo: submitted
President Cassidy Caron, with the Métis National Council, travelled to Rome on the weekend alongside a delegation of Métis residential school survivors, leaders and community members to meet with the Pope. (President_Cassidy_Caron/Instagram photo)

Métis leader Caron hears Popes apology

Rossland born and raised Cassidy Caron is President of the Métis National Council

  • Apr 6, 2022
President Cassidy Caron, with the Métis National Council, travelled to Rome on the weekend alongside a delegation of Métis residential school survivors, leaders and community members to meet with the Pope. (President_Cassidy_Caron/Instagram photo)
The Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre accessed funding from the provincial COVID Impact program grants. Photo: submitted

Greater Trail arts community benefits from provincial funding

Funding will help artists and art organizations in the West Kootenay recover from the pandemic

The Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre accessed funding from the provincial COVID Impact program grants. Photo: submitted