Connor Trembley

(Left to Right) 2020 Seven Summits Grads Sylvie Bedard, Yasmin Evans, Hanna Schulze, Stephan D’Appolonia, Clare Snelgrove and Jasmine Drolet. (Jennifer Margaret Photography photo)

Rossland Seven Summits graduates honoured in livestream ceremony

Even in the midst of a pandemic, graduates celebrated in style at Red Mountain

(Left to Right) 2020 Seven Summits Grads Sylvie Bedard, Yasmin Evans, Hanna Schulze, Stephan D’Appolonia, Clare Snelgrove and Jasmine Drolet. (Jennifer Margaret Photography photo)
An example of what the bump outs will look like. (City of Rossland photo)

City of Rossland to make road improvements along Thompson Avenue

New bump outs, stop signs to be placed at intersections of the road

An example of what the bump outs will look like. (City of Rossland photo)
Surveillance footage captured the vandal damaging one of the vehicles at around 2:52 a.m on June 14. (Nakusp RCMP photo)

Nakusp RCMP seek suspect who damaged police vehicle

A RCMP vehicle was also damaged in the incident

Surveillance footage captured the vandal damaging one of the vehicles at around 2:52 a.m on June 14. (Nakusp RCMP photo)
It’s still unknown if Mountain Pineapple will be allowed to operate in Rossland. (File photo)

No decision yet on second cannabis shop in Rossland

Three motions put forward by council in meeting on June 15 were all defeated

It’s still unknown if Mountain Pineapple will be allowed to operate in Rossland. (File photo)
Enrollment levels are expected to remain the same during the month of June. (Fred Nock photo)

38% of students returned to class in School District 20

Board chairperson said reopening of playgrounds has helped to reduce student anxiety

Enrollment levels are expected to remain the same during the month of June. (Fred Nock photo)
A proposed recreational area would be located around the Kaslo River and Lyle Creek area. Image: Government of BC

Public consultation process set to close for proposed recreational area near New Denver

The area would consist of ski touring and mountain biking trails for users

A proposed recreational area would be located around the Kaslo River and Lyle Creek area. Image: Government of BC
If approved, Mountain Pineapple would be Rossland’s second cannabis store. File photo

Rossland city council set to decide fate of proposed cannabis shop

Council will vote on whether to approve/disapprove application at meeting tonight

If approved, Mountain Pineapple would be Rossland’s second cannabis store. File photo
The facility will become fully operational later this year. Connor Trembley photo

Construction almost complete on new Rossland Search and Rescue facility

Crews have been hard at work over last two years to complete project

The facility will become fully operational later this year. Connor Trembley photo
Enrollment levels are expected to remain the same during the month of June. Fred Nock photo

38% of students returned to class in School District 20

Board chairperson said reopening of playgrounds has helped to reduce student anxiety

Enrollment levels are expected to remain the same during the month of June. Fred Nock photo
The event took place next to Ferraro Foods in Rossland. (Samantha Marina Facebook photo)

Over 100 people attend Black Lives Matter event in Rossland

Similar events have also taken place in Nelson and Kelowna

The event took place next to Ferraro Foods in Rossland. (Samantha Marina Facebook photo)
The climbing facility has extended its hours since reopening to the public on June 9. (Flux Climbing Facebook photo)

Flux Climbing reopens to the public in Rossland

The facility has changed many of its operations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19

The climbing facility has extended its hours since reopening to the public on June 9. (Flux Climbing Facebook photo)
The City of Rossland is introducing new fees for many permits and services. (File photo)

City of Rossland introduces new fees for some permits and services

City adopted bylaw to introduce the fees on June 1

The City of Rossland is introducing new fees for many permits and services. (File photo)
Rossland Seven Summits of Learning’ grads will ride the Red Mountain chairlift this month in place of a more traditional ceremony. Pictured is last year’s class. Photo submitted

Rossland Seven Summits of Learning students to get unique graduation ceremony

Students will be having charlift ride and dinner at Red Mountain as part of event

Rossland Seven Summits of Learning’ grads will ride the Red Mountain chairlift this month in place of a more traditional ceremony. Pictured is last year’s class. Photo submitted
The Kootenay Gallery is creating a virtual store to offset lost revenue due to the pandemic. File photo

Kootenay Gallery of Art virtual store project well underway

The store will sell up to 300 items from West Kootenay artists once it launches in July

The Kootenay Gallery is creating a virtual store to offset lost revenue due to the pandemic. File photo
The #Masks4all campaign has made over 900 non-medical masks for residents. (Kathy Moore photo)

More than 900 masks made through Rossland’s #Masks4all campaign

The campaign was launched in late April to get more residents to wear masks during COVID-19 crisis

The #Masks4all campaign has made over 900 non-medical masks for residents. (Kathy Moore photo)
Rossland city council passed three motions on June 1 to help electrify its vehicle fleet and other equipment. File photo

City of Rossland looks to electrify vehicles and equipment

City council passed three motions on June 1 to work towards commitment

Rossland city council passed three motions on June 1 to help electrify its vehicle fleet and other equipment. File photo
Mercer Celgar says it will be be laying off the majority of its staff for the month of July. Photo by John Boivin

Mercer Celgar to temporarily lay off majority of Castlegar mill workers in July

The company said it’s possible that the workers could be laid off for more than a month

Mercer Celgar says it will be be laying off the majority of its staff for the month of July. Photo by John Boivin
Rossland city council decided not to award the contract to Alpine Group on June 1. (File Photo)

City of Rossland delays decision on five-year waste disposal contract to company

Council decided not to award the contract to Alpine Group on June 1

Rossland city council decided not to award the contract to Alpine Group on June 1. (File Photo)
The City of Rossland is introducing new fees for many permits and services. (File photo)

City of Rossland introduces new fees for some permits and services

City adopted bylaw to introduce the fees on June 1

The City of Rossland is introducing new fees for many permits and services. (File photo)
The restoration project has begun on the pole in Edgewood. (Jutta Plessner photo)

Restorative totem project underway in Edgewood

The pole was made almost 50 years ago to pay respect to local First Nations

The restoration project has begun on the pole in Edgewood. (Jutta Plessner photo)