Connor Trembley

Joyce Oostindie (L) has been training Tannis Shippy (R) to ensure a smooth job transition in the fall. Photo: Vivienne Hurley

Tanis Shippy joins Rossland Seven Summits of Learning as new administrator

Shippy has been training in her new role over the past month

Joyce Oostindie (L) has been training Tannis Shippy (R) to ensure a smooth job transition in the fall. Photo: Vivienne Hurley
(L to R) Petitioners Fletcher Quince, Brian Pistak and and Cezary Ksiazek. Photo: Connor Trembley

Petition calls on referendum for new city hall development in Rossland

The petition sent to the B.C. government has gathered more than 350 signatures

(L to R) Petitioners Fletcher Quince, Brian Pistak and and Cezary Ksiazek. Photo: Connor Trembley
Traffic was heavily backed up along some of the Arrow Lakes ferry routes over the weekend. Photo: Joanne Cowan

Traffic finally eases along Arrow Lakes ferry routes

Motorists were stuck for up to six hours in ferry lineups over the weekend

Traffic was heavily backed up along some of the Arrow Lakes ferry routes over the weekend. Photo: Joanne Cowan
Rossland’s ice arena is scheduled to open up next October. File photo

City of Rossland to invest at least $575,000 in arena

The city has awarded to contract to replace arena’s brine chiller and condenser

Rossland’s ice arena is scheduled to open up next October. File photo
The Rossland Art Gallery will be open from Wednesday to Saturday. Photo: Google Maps

Rossland Art Gallery set to reopen to public

Three Kootenay artists will be featured in the gallery when it opens on July 8

The Rossland Art Gallery will be open from Wednesday to Saturday. Photo: Google Maps
Despite the fog, the fireworks could still be seen by many Rosslanders (Ashley Voykin Photography photo)

Rosslanders celebrate Canada Day in style

Locals organized a museum scavenger hunt, a Mt. Roberts flag-raising ceremony and evening fireworks

Despite the fog, the fireworks could still be seen by many Rosslanders (Ashley Voykin Photography photo)
Motorists can expect to wait hours on some of the routes. B.C. government photo

Hwy 1 flooding causes massive delays on certain Arrow Lakes ferry routes

Motorists have been waiting around three hours to get on ferries

Motorists can expect to wait hours on some of the routes. B.C. government photo
The facility has new exhibits and items available online. (Connor Trembley photo)

Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre expands operations online

The facility also opened back up to the public earlier in June

The facility has new exhibits and items available online. (Connor Trembley photo)
Modified Canada Day celebrations are a go this year in Rossland. (Black Press Media file photo)

Modified Canada Day celebrations set to occur in Rossland

Residents will be treated to a scavenger hunt, crafts activities at museum and fireworks display

Modified Canada Day celebrations are a go this year in Rossland. (Black Press Media file photo)
Three vehicles were damaged when the screen at the old Sunset drive-in theatre toppled. Photo: Ken Ascough

Drive-in movie theatre screen blown down in Ootischenia

The old Sunset Drive-in screen blew down during a windstorm last Saturday

Three vehicles were damaged when the screen at the old Sunset drive-in theatre toppled. Photo: Ken Ascough
The video can now be viewed on Youtube. Red Mountain Resort photo

Stacked Films finishes video for Rossland Seven Summits grads

The Castlegar-based company spent hours filming the grad ceremony on June 18

The video can now be viewed on Youtube. Red Mountain Resort photo
West Kootenay residents can finally relax again at local hot springs. File photo

West Kootenay hot springs begin to open up with reduced capacity

At least two hot springs will be open by the end of June

West Kootenay residents can finally relax again at local hot springs. File photo
The road to Idaho Peak could be closed for up to two years, a Sandon resident says. Photo: John Matthews

Access road to Idaho Peak closed due to slide

Sandon resident said the road could be closed for up to two years

The road to Idaho Peak could be closed for up to two years, a Sandon resident says. Photo: John Matthews
A new service agreement for waste pick-up in Rossland will be implemented after July 31. File photo

City of Rossland awards five-year waste disposal contract to Alpine Group

Residents will be able to buy both small and big bags under new contract

A new service agreement for waste pick-up in Rossland will be implemented after July 31. File photo
Search crews found the body of a woman around the Kaslo River last week. Photo submitted

SAR crews find woman’s body around Kaslo River

The woman was on a motorcycle when it plunged into the river on June 21

Search crews found the body of a woman around the Kaslo River last week. Photo submitted
Rosslanders will be getting a unique open-air bazaar this summer. File photo

Rosslanders to get unique open-air bazaar this summer

The event will be held biweekly on Wednesdays at Esling Park

Rosslanders will be getting a unique open-air bazaar this summer. File photo
Rossland’s ice arena is scheduled to open up next October. File photo

City of Rossland to invest at least $575,000 in arena

The city has awarded to contract to replace arena’s brine chiller and condenser

Rossland’s ice arena is scheduled to open up next October. File photo
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Woman presumed drowned in Kaslo River after motorcycle accident

The incident occurred along Highway 31A on June 21

(File photo)
The road could be closed for up to two years. (John Matthews photo)

Access road to Idaho Peak closed due to slide

Sandon resident said the road could be closed for up to two years

The road could be closed for up to two years. (John Matthews photo)
The bears have been spotted multiple times along the trail. (Columbia and Western Facebook photo)

Hikers, cyclists asked to avoid section of Columbia and Western Trail after three bears spotted

The bears have been spotted multiple times near the Castlegar pumphouse gate

The bears have been spotted multiple times along the trail. (Columbia and Western Facebook photo)