Rossland

The Red Mountain Racers and City of Rossland receive funding from Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program to help build and enhance tourism infrastructure. 
(Jim Bailey photo)

Red Mt. Racers, City of Rossland receive CERIP tourism grants

Red Mountain Racers receive $700,000 grant to help build race centre on Red

The Red Mountain Racers and City of Rossland receive funding from Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program to help build and enhance tourism infrastructure. 
(Jim Bailey photo)
Rossland Public Library celebrates Freedom to Read Week Feb. 20-26. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland Public Library announcements and news

RPL’s Free Library has been installed out front - take a book or leave a book

Rossland Public Library celebrates Freedom to Read Week Feb. 20-26. Photo: Jim Bailey
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RCMP: Winter Carnival sees increase in impaired drivers

Drinking and driving remains cause for concern despite cancellation of most Winter Carnival events

  • Feb 6, 2022
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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 - photos can be scanned and you retain the original.

Our History in Pictures

Rossland Museum is hoping someone can put a name and date to this local skier

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 - photos can be scanned and you retain the original.
Kaydance Nowak is getting on the job experience thanks to flexible Seven Summits School for Learning curriculum. (Tara Hauck photo)

Evolution of education for employment solutions

7-Summits teaches students to be socially responsible, conscientious, meaningful members of society

  • Feb 3, 2022
Kaydance Nowak is getting on the job experience thanks to flexible Seven Summits School for Learning curriculum. (Tara Hauck photo)
L-R: Barb Marsh, Rossland auxiliary treasurer presented this donation to Brad Jansen, KBRH Health Foundation board member. Photo: Submitted

Rossland auxiliary donates $10, 000 to urology care

Urodynamics will enable enhanced diagnosis for those requiring complex urology care.

L-R: Barb Marsh, Rossland auxiliary treasurer presented this donation to Brad Jansen, KBRH Health Foundation board member. Photo: Submitted
Rossland rider Bodhi Kuhn will compete on the World Cup circuit starting this spring in Lourdes, France. Photo: Clint Trahan

Rossland mountain biker makes jump to world stage

Local downhill racer Bodhi Kuhn will compete on World Cup circuit in Europe this year

  • Feb 2, 2022
Rossland rider Bodhi Kuhn will compete on the World Cup circuit starting this spring in Lourdes, France. Photo: Clint Trahan
“The Business Excellence Awards are intended to create magic and excitement where our communities can gather to celebrate and honour the local businesses and organizations that go above and beyond in their commitment to business excellence.”
Photo: Submitted

Nominations open for your favourite local businesses

Trail and District Chamber of Commerce launches Business Excellence Awards

“The Business Excellence Awards are intended to create magic and excitement where our communities can gather to celebrate and honour the local businesses and organizations that go above and beyond in their commitment to business excellence.”
Photo: Submitted
High kicks

Rail Jammin’ at RED

Dozens of skiers and shredders put on a show at the Rail Jam at RED Mountain on Saturday

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Trail RCMP informed the 25-year-old man about the vehicle break-in while he was still in police custody. Photo: Screen Post/Unsplash

Trail RCMP: Case of when karma comes calling?

A security officer called in a vehicle break-in and theft in the 1000-block of Aldridge Avenue

Trail RCMP informed the 25-year-old man about the vehicle break-in while he was still in police custody. Photo: Screen Post/Unsplash
The alleged incident happened at 11 p.m. Jan. 23 in downtown Trail. Photo: Marek Szturc/Unsplash

Trail man accused of trying to light woman on fire

Trail RCMP is recommending Crown counsel pursue one count of assault with a weapon against the man.

The alleged incident happened at 11 p.m. Jan. 23 in downtown Trail. Photo: Marek Szturc/Unsplash
Rossland council meet at the Miners Union Hall. (File photo)

Council briefs: Arts council accesses support fund

Redstone development hearing receives backlash on Queen’s St. secondary access road

Rossland council meet at the Miners Union Hall. (File 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

Are you ready for the Rossland Winter Carnival? The Rossland Museum is …

  • Jan 19, 2022
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.
Funding for EV charging stations is available for the Kootenay tourism sector to install charging stations such as this one at Rogers Pass. (Kootenay Rockies Tourism photo)

Kootenay tourism sector going electric

StrongerBC Plan offers tourism operators funding to install EV charging stations

Funding for EV charging stations is available for the Kootenay tourism sector to install charging stations such as this one at Rogers Pass. (Kootenay Rockies Tourism photo)
In total, 142 seniors at Rose Wood Village, Columbia View Lodge, Poplar Ridge, and other local seniors, received personalized Christmas gifts.
In total, 142 seniors at Rose Wood Village, Columbia View Lodge, Poplar Ridge, and other local seniors, received personalized Christmas gifts.
Call outs for paramedics attending drug overdoses doubled in Trail in 2021. (File photo)

Paramedic calls for drug overdose doubles in Greater Trail in 2021

“We have seen a dramatic increase in drug overdoses in the area,” said Trail Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

Call outs for paramedics attending drug overdoses doubled in Trail in 2021. (File photo)
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Rossland launches COVID safe Winter Carnival

Rossland’s Winter Carnival is back on although with some COVID considerations

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The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash

Homeowner grants remain unchanged for West Kootenay

Assessment roll and jurisdiction numbers are needed to apply.

The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash
The West Kootenay Friends of Refugees and members Kathy Moore and Dave Cornelius (front) as well as Moore’s son Nick Blue (left) helped Afghan refugee Ramin Nuri (top right) get settled in Phoenix. Photo: submitted

West Kootenay Friends of Refugees help settle Afghan émigré

Rossland refugee group go above and beyond to help Ramin Nury find a safe place in the U.S.

The West Kootenay Friends of Refugees and members Kathy Moore and Dave Cornelius (front) as well as Moore’s son Nick Blue (left) helped Afghan refugee Ramin Nuri (top right) get settled in Phoenix. Photo: submitted
Seven Summits Learning Centre students helped out at the Earth Day community cleanup in Rossland April 2021. From left Aisha Goertzen, Wyatt Joyce, Parks Boutilier, and Reid Johannson. Vivienne Hurley photo

Volunteering: Here’s to giving back in 2022

7-Summits Learning Centre students see volunteering as a healthy way to help their community thrive

Seven Summits Learning Centre students helped out at the Earth Day community cleanup in Rossland April 2021. From left Aisha Goertzen, Wyatt Joyce, Parks Boutilier, and Reid Johannson. Vivienne Hurley photo