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The fundraiser is anticipated to occur again next year. Photo: Deb Penner

Pet store raises $15K+ for Kootenay animal charities

Staff decided to hold fundraiser after they had to cancel their pet festival this fall

The fundraiser is anticipated to occur again next year. Photo: Deb Penner
The bobsled race has traditionally been a staple event at the carnival. File photo

Upcoming Rossland Winter Carnival cancelled due to COVID-19 crisis

This is the first time the carnival won’t be held in decades

The bobsled race has traditionally been a staple event at the carnival. File photo
(L-R) Kazia Hopp, Colby Mackintosh, Hunter Guidon and Russdale Carungui installed the solar panels. Photo: Nakusp Secondary School

Students install 280 solar panels at two SD 10 schools

The panels will help the schools save on their electrical costs

(L-R) Kazia Hopp, Colby Mackintosh, Hunter Guidon and Russdale Carungui installed the solar panels. Photo: Nakusp Secondary School
There is currently no limit on the amount of cannabis shops that can operate in Castlegar. Photo: File

Cannabis operators propose limit on number of pot shops in Castlegar

Cannabis operators said six pot shops in the city is already too many

There is currently no limit on the amount of cannabis shops that can operate in Castlegar. Photo: File
Rossland’s population has grown steadily over the years. Photo: Connor Trembley

City of Rossland to create new economic development task force

The task force will try to attract more businesses, entrepreneurs to city

Rossland’s population has grown steadily over the years. Photo: Connor Trembley
Wreaths will already be laid around the cenotaph before people arrive at the ceremony. Photo: Chelsea Novak

Scaled-down Remembrance Day event to take place in Rossland

The public is encouraged not to attend ceremony this year due to the COVID-19 crisis

Wreaths will already be laid around the cenotaph before people arrive at the ceremony. Photo: Chelsea Novak
Some amendments have been made to the bylaw since it passed first reading. File photo

Second public hearing set for Rossland chicken bylaw

Amended bylaw would now require electric fencing to be put around yards with chickens

Some amendments have been made to the bylaw since it passed first reading. File photo
Phase Two of the Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre is one project the city hopes to secure funding for. Photo: Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre

Rossland city council throws support behind five infrastructure projects

Projects include new downtown washroom and $1-million Red Mountain race building

Phase Two of the Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre is one project the city hopes to secure funding for. Photo: Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre
The house is located near two schools. Photo: Connor Trembley

Dog attack seriously injures young boy in Castlegar

Despite investigating the incident, city staff aren’t confirming if the dog has been put down

The house is located near two schools. Photo: Connor Trembley
The temporary access road to the parking lot will be located along Highway 3B. Photo: City of Rossland

Red Mountain to open temporary parking lot near Topping Chair this season

The parking lot will aim to reduce congestion at base of resort and mitigate threat of COVID-19

The temporary access road to the parking lot will be located along Highway 3B. Photo: City of Rossland
The crash caused a pole to be dragged down across the highway. File photoThe crash caused a pole to be dragged down across the highway. File photo

RCMP looking for driver who walked away from accident on Highway 3A

The crash dragged down a power pole across the highway

The crash caused a pole to be dragged down across the highway. File photoThe crash caused a pole to be dragged down across the highway. File photo
Non-residential and residential properties in Rossland still pay the same water utility rates. File photo

Rossland city council to look at creating cheaper water utility rate for farmers

City staff said more local food production could occur with lower rate

Non-residential and residential properties in Rossland still pay the same water utility rates. File photo
The clinics will be held on Oct. 18 and Nov. 15. Photo: Chelsea Novak

Alpine Drug Mart to hold two flu shot clinics at Rossland’s Miners Hall

City council has waived $1,306 in rental and cleaning fees to make clinics feasible

The clinics will be held on Oct. 18 and Nov. 15. Photo: Chelsea Novak
Barrass want to be the first to donate to the project. Photo: Connor Trembley

Castlegar man who helped build Hwy 3 wants to see Jordan’s Cabin rebuilt post-blaze

Lorne Barrass spent hours inside the cabin having coffee, lunch with construction workers

Barrass want to be the first to donate to the project. Photo: Connor Trembley
The traffic signs would look similar to this. Photo: City of Rossland

City of Rossland looks to install new traffic signs, data collector along streets

The data collector would cost the city at least $8,000

The traffic signs would look similar to this. Photo: City of Rossland
The fees will be eliminated on Jan 1, 2021. File photo

City of Rossland to eliminate two short-term rental fees

People won’t have to pay a $400 deposit and $150 annual tourism fee starting next year

The fees will be eliminated on Jan 1, 2021. File photo
The ferry didn’t come into contact with the vehicle. Photo: B.C. government

Woman drives vehicle into water near Upper Arrow Lake ferry

The ferry had to temporarily suspend its operations due to the incident

The ferry didn’t come into contact with the vehicle. Photo: B.C. government
New wheelchair-accessible trail built near Seven Summits Trail

New wheelchair-accessible trail built near Seven Summits Trail

The trail includes wheelchair-accessible washroom and ramp to Booty’s Cabin

New wheelchair-accessible trail built near Seven Summits Trail
(L to R) Chris, Kaleigh and their daughter inside the shop. Photo: Connor Trembley

Couple builds roots in Castlegar through skateboarding

Kaleigh Herald and Chris Lowe opened up a skateboarding shop in city this past summer

(L to R) Chris, Kaleigh and their daughter inside the shop. Photo: Connor Trembley
Tourists didn’t spend as much time in the RMDC during the summer because of the COVID-19 crisis. Photo: City of Rossland

Visitor numbers down at Rossland Visitor Centre this year

The centre hasn’t seen any Washington or U.S. visitors with border temporarily closed

Tourists didn’t spend as much time in the RMDC during the summer because of the COVID-19 crisis. Photo: City of Rossland