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James Ewin (L) and Shawn Pollard (R) presenting the steam whistle and pictures to the public. (Nakusp Rail Society Facebook photo)

SS Bonnington steam whistle comes home to Nakusp

Shawn Pollard has donated the ship’s steam whistle to the Nakusp Rail Society on behalf his father

James Ewin (L) and Shawn Pollard (R) presenting the steam whistle and pictures to the public. (Nakusp Rail Society Facebook photo)
Credit will be put back onto a person’s account if a leak is identified. Photo: CSRD

Rossland city council approves water leak credit program

The program will reimburse homeowners for overages they’ve paid due to water leaks

Credit will be put back onto a person’s account if a leak is identified. Photo: CSRD
The location of the Topping Chair. Photo: Red Mountain Resort

Road to Topping Chair at Red Mountain one step closer to reality

City council approved MOU for project last month

The location of the Topping Chair. Photo: Red Mountain Resort
(L to R) Nick Ahlefield, Jordan Thomas, Jason Twizell, Nathan Mitchel. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department

Castlegar Fire Department members raise $1300 for Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Members climbed the Cobra Climb Stairs in Castlegar as part of virtual fundraiser

(L to R) Nick Ahlefield, Jordan Thomas, Jason Twizell, Nathan Mitchel. Photo: Castlegar Fire Department
Cooper Legler standing by the hut. Photo: Valerie Cooper

High school student helps to repair Timing Hut in Rossland

Cooper Legler raised $1600 to help complete two-month long project

Cooper Legler standing by the hut. Photo: Valerie Cooper
The accident occurred at approximately 8 a.m. on Monday. Photo: Darby Profili

Semi overturns along Highway 22 in Rossland

The 40-year-old female driver was uninjured from the accident

The accident occurred at approximately 8 a.m. on Monday. Photo: Darby Profili
A look inside the facility. Photo: Golden Bear Children’s Centre

Golden Bear Children’s Centre in Rossland secures five-year lease

The centre’s monthly lease will rise to $1000 by 2023

A look inside the facility. Photo: Golden Bear Children’s Centre
Students/staff evacuated the building around 12 p.m.

Students/staff evacuate Rossland Summit School due to smell of smoke

SD20 says students in different learning groups didn’t come in contact with each other in evacuation

Students/staff evacuated the building around 12 p.m.
Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season

Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season

The camp looked a little different this year due to COVID-19 protocols

Castlegar Rebels hold three-day camp before upcoming season
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

City of Rossland looks to secure $4M in funding for major infrastructure projects

The funds would help city complete museum renewal and Second Ave. project

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
Bowers reaching the north end of the lake. Photo: Aerin Bowers

Rossland resident Aerin Bowers completes 19-km swim along Christina Lake

Bowers said her dad inspired her to complete the epic adventure

Bowers reaching the north end of the lake. Photo: Aerin Bowers
The fire is currently 1302 hectares in size. Photo: Connor Trembley

RDCK rescinds evacuation alert for properties near Talbott Creek fire

Cooler and wetter condition are expected to help crews fight fire in coming days

The fire is currently 1302 hectares in size. Photo: Connor Trembley
It’s not known how many chickens could be allowed in each yard yet. (File photo)

Rossland advances chicken bylaw

If approved, the bylaw would let property owners keep chickens in their yards

It’s not known how many chickens could be allowed in each yard yet. (File photo)
The curling club will be able to use the arena for another year as part of the agreement. Photo: John Boivin

Rossland Curling Club faces fee increase to continue using arena

The club will have to pay five per cent more this upcoming season to use facility

The curling club will be able to use the arena for another year as part of the agreement. Photo: John Boivin
Yellow indicates where the evacuation alert remains in place and green indicates where the evacuation alert has been rescinded. Photo: Regional District Central Kootenay

RDCK reduces number of properties under evacuation alert from Talbott Creek Fire to 46

Improved visibility has allowed helicopters to resume water suppression efforts on fire

Yellow indicates where the evacuation alert remains in place and green indicates where the evacuation alert has been rescinded. Photo: Regional District Central Kootenay
It’s not known how many chickens could be allowed in each person’s yard yet. File photo

Rossland city council advances chicken bylaw

If approved, the bylaw would let property owners keep chickens in their yards

It’s not known how many chickens could be allowed in each person’s yard yet. File photo
Scott Forsyth announced his resignation from the position back in Jan. 2020. Photo: John Boivin

Date announced for Rossland by-election

Residents need to send nomination papers to city if they want to run for city council position

Scott Forsyth announced his resignation from the position back in Jan. 2020. Photo: John Boivin
A view of the updated evacuation alert area. Photo: Regional District Central Kootenay

RDCK reduces number of homes under evacuation alert from Talbott Creek Fire

129 homes in the vicinity of the fire are no longer under an evacuation alert

A view of the updated evacuation alert area. Photo: Regional District Central Kootenay
Low visibility has grounded helicopters trying to fight the fire. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

Talbott Creek fire grows to 860 hectares

Helicopters haven’t been able to fight fire recently due to low visibility

Low visibility has grounded helicopters trying to fight the fire. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
The school district has not confirmed who has tested positive. Photo: John Boivin

COVID-19 case confirmed at Castlegar secondary school

Interior Health has contacted people if they might’ve been exposed to the virus

The school district has not confirmed who has tested positive. Photo: John Boivin