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Rossland Museum welcomed Kimberley Cutler of Art by KimBoho, who gave a live painting demo that progressed throughout the afternoon. Photo: contributed

Get ready for ‘A Night at the Rossland Museum’

Rossland Museum host special guests for Culture tour, readies for a fun night Aug. 17

Rossland Museum welcomed Kimberley Cutler of Art by KimBoho, who gave a live painting demo that progressed throughout the afternoon. Photo: contributed
The Rossland council for the arts invites all artists and artisans to submit works for an upcoming juried show with the theme ‘In the Moment.’ Photo: Jim Bailey

Arts council invites artists to get ‘In the Moment’

This juried exhibition will run in the Lily May Room of the Miners Hall from Oct. 14 to 23

The Rossland council for the arts invites all artists and artisans to submit works for an upcoming juried show with the theme ‘In the Moment.’ Photo: Jim Bailey
Dangerous trees near cemetary trail

Rossland’s cemetary trail closed due to dangerous trees

The city has closed the trail leaving the old cemetery and heading towards Happy Valley

Dangerous trees near cemetary trail
Rossland Yards is expected to be completed by December 2022, and available as affordable housing to qualified tenants. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland Yards receives short term tax exemption

City of Rossland ensures rent remains affordable at new 37-unit housing complex

Rossland Yards is expected to be completed by December 2022, and available as affordable housing to qualified tenants. Photo: Jim Bailey
Interior Health posted a Drug Alert for Greater Trail

Interior Health issues drug alert for Greater Trail

Samples of Fentanyl and benzodiazepine are 3 to 4 times stronger than average

Interior Health posted a Drug Alert for Greater Trail
Prince Albert defenceman Braydan Smith is joining the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season.

Smoke Eaters commit defenceman Braydan Smith

Trail Smoke Eaters welcome UConn commited defenceman Braydan Smith to the BCHL

Prince Albert defenceman Braydan Smith is joining the Trail Smoke Eaters for the 2022-23 season.
Police briefs

RCMP Briefs: Stolen bike recovered after social media post

Greater Trail and District RCMP report on crime and other misdemeanors

Police briefs
CKISS Aquatics Program Coordinator Khaylish Fraser uses a plankton net on the Pend d’Oreille River to collect samples that get sent to a provincial lab for testing. The lab will test for free-swimming microscopic mussel larvae, called veligers. (Photo by CKISS)

Society monitors West Kootenay waters for invasive mussels

Invasive species society is making sure Kootenay waters stay free of quagga and zebra mussels

CKISS Aquatics Program Coordinator Khaylish Fraser uses a plankton net on the Pend d’Oreille River to collect samples that get sent to a provincial lab for testing. The lab will test for free-swimming microscopic mussel larvae, called veligers. (Photo by CKISS)
The Trail Memorial Centre ice is in after a week of painting lines, white washing, creating the logos, then methodically building the ice with a new sprayer. The ice making crew consists of (from left) Levi Fotiou, Tanya Buckley and Dave Hesson. By using the new sprayer the ice builds slower but makes harder and stronger ice and must be applied over and over until the desired thickness is reached. Champions Hockey School is the first to going from Aug. 8-14, followed by Trail Smoke Eater minor hockey development camps and the Goalie Group session led by Brady Robinson, goaltending coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Building Cominco Arena ice

Trail city staff meticulously spray ice one layer at a time for a stronger foundation

The Trail Memorial Centre ice is in after a week of painting lines, white washing, creating the logos, then methodically building the ice with a new sprayer. The ice making crew consists of (from left) Levi Fotiou, Tanya Buckley and Dave Hesson. By using the new sprayer the ice builds slower but makes harder and stronger ice and must be applied over and over until the desired thickness is reached. Champions Hockey School is the first to going from Aug. 8-14, followed by Trail Smoke Eater minor hockey development camps and the Goalie Group session led by Brady Robinson, goaltending coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. Photo: Jim Bailey
Christina Lake’s James Dergousoff teamed up with (from left) Kylie Masse, Dergousoff, Maggie Mac Neil and Ruslan Gaziev to capture silver in the 4x100 medley relay at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol)

Boundary swimmer wins silver at Commonwealth Games

Former Pirhana James Dergousoff earned a medal in the 4x100 medley relay at the Commonwealth Games

Christina Lake’s James Dergousoff teamed up with (from left) Kylie Masse, Dergousoff, Maggie Mac Neil and Ruslan Gaziev to capture silver in the 4x100 medley relay at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol)
Rossland golfer Adrian Roberts and Team Kootenay won its first ever Team gold medal for Low Net at the BC Summer Games in Prince George. From left: Ashlyn Rejman (Creston), Mitchell Krahn (Christina Lake), Jordis Smith (Nakusp), Austin Krahn ( Christina Lake), Lexus Coates ( Nakusp), Adrian Roberts ( Rossland), and coach Kevin Nesbitt (Trail).

Kootenay golfers strike gold at Summer Games

Kootenay golf team earns two gold medals including one for Team Low Net at the BC Summer Games

Rossland golfer Adrian Roberts and Team Kootenay won its first ever Team gold medal for Low Net at the BC Summer Games in Prince George. From left: Ashlyn Rejman (Creston), Mitchell Krahn (Christina Lake), Jordis Smith (Nakusp), Austin Krahn ( Christina Lake), Lexus Coates ( Nakusp), Adrian Roberts ( Rossland), and coach Kevin Nesbitt (Trail).
Hundreds of people descended on Gyro Park in Trail on Thursday for a special edition of Music in the Park which also hosted a Night Market, a variety of food vendors, face painters, a beer/wine garden, and special live performances from Jenie Thai and the Holly Hyatt Trio. Photos: Jim Bailey

Communities rally around Music in Park event

Hundreds turned up for a special Music and Night Market in the Park on Thursday at Trail’s Gyro Park

Hundreds of people descended on Gyro Park in Trail on Thursday for a special edition of Music in the Park which also hosted a Night Market, a variety of food vendors, face painters, a beer/wine garden, and special live performances from Jenie Thai and the Holly Hyatt Trio. Photos: Jim Bailey
Trail’s first Rainbow Pride Crosswalk was painted near the Riverfront Centre in spring of 2019, and close to the rainbow garden in Jubilee Park. Addison Oberg from Pride Trail B.C. is excited to team up with Trail’s IncrEdible Farmers’ Market on Aug. 13.(Sheri Regnier photo)

IncrEdible Market proud to host Pride-Trail event

Join Pride Trail in 3rd annual Pride Walk starting at Aug. 13 market on the Esplanade at noon

Trail’s first Rainbow Pride Crosswalk was painted near the Riverfront Centre in spring of 2019, and close to the rainbow garden in Jubilee Park. Addison Oberg from Pride Trail B.C. is excited to team up with Trail’s IncrEdible Farmers’ Market on Aug. 13.(Sheri Regnier photo)
The United Church provided a cool space to escape the heat at the end of July and over the BC Day long weekend. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail church not cool enough for heat emergency

Trail United Church opened its doors as a cooling station despite reservations

The United Church provided a cool space to escape the heat at the end of July and over the BC Day long weekend. Photo: Jim Bailey
Champions Hockey School organizer Connor Jones and instructor Jake Lucchini (right) explain a drill to a captivated group of young hockey proteges at Champions Hockey School back in 2016. The camp has been running for 14 seasons and hits Cominco ice on Monday, Aug. 8. Photo: Jim Bailey

Champions Hockey School hits Cominco ice

New dad and Champions Hockey School organizer, Connor Jones, may see his last camp this year

Champions Hockey School organizer Connor Jones and instructor Jake Lucchini (right) explain a drill to a captivated group of young hockey proteges at Champions Hockey School back in 2016. The camp has been running for 14 seasons and hits Cominco ice on Monday, Aug. 8. Photo: Jim Bailey
Kootenay West members of Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health present the Code Red document to Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy. (Contributed)

West Kootenay doctors, nurses declare Code Red on climate change

Members met with Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy to discuss the importance of the Code Red document

Kootenay West members of Doctors and Nurses for Planetary Health present the Code Red document to Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy. (Contributed)
Team Canada pitcher Allison Schroder earned the win in an 8-4 Game 5 victory over the U.S.A. to close out the Friendship Series in Thunder Bay from July 28-Aug.1. Photo: Baseball Canada

Greater Trail baseball products lift Team Canada to win over U.S.

Ella Matteucci and Allison Schroder, both from the small Village of Fruitvale…

Team Canada pitcher Allison Schroder earned the win in an 8-4 Game 5 victory over the U.S.A. to close out the Friendship Series in Thunder Bay from July 28-Aug.1. Photo: Baseball Canada
Elevate Fitness owners Andrew van der Ham (right) and Dallas Calvin will take over the operations of Better Life Fitness in Rossland from longtime owner Lori Craig (left). Photo: Jim Bailey

Elevate Fitness buys Better Life in Rossland

Longtime owner Lori Craig leaves Better Life Fitness in good hands after selling to local partners

Elevate Fitness owners Andrew van der Ham (right) and Dallas Calvin will take over the operations of Better Life Fitness in Rossland from longtime owner Lori Craig (left). Photo: Jim Bailey
Pride Gym’s Tyler Harry (left) and Keanan Patershuk claimed the Fly Weight and Light Heavyweight titles at the Proving Ground Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty Lake, Wa. on July 29.

Pride Gym takes two more titles at Proving Ground

Keanan Patershuk retained the MMA Light Heavyweight title and Tyler Harry won the Fly Weight belt

Pride Gym’s Tyler Harry (left) and Keanan Patershuk claimed the Fly Weight and Light Heavyweight titles at the Proving Ground Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty Lake, Wa. on July 29.
Pride Gym’s Tyler Harry (left) and Keanan Patershuk claimed the Fly Weight and Light Heavyweight titles at the Proving Ground Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty Lake, Wa. on July 29.

Pride Gym takes two more titles at Proving Ground

Keanan Patershuk retained the MMA Light Heavyweight title and Tyler Harry won the Fly Weight belt

Pride Gym’s Tyler Harry (left) and Keanan Patershuk claimed the Fly Weight and Light Heavyweight titles at the Proving Ground Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Liberty Lake, Wa. on July 29.