Rossland

Saturday was clearly a perfect day for Dan Derby, his trusty companion Romeo, and friends, to hike the Strawberry Pass and strike a pose at the viewpoint. Photo: Mike Wicentowich

Picture perfect paradise near Rossland

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West Kootenay Transit stuffed the bus last month for local food banks throughout Greater Trail, and will be starting up its Red Mountain ski bus route on Dec. 10. From left: Kelly Hutchison, Bill Hicks, Trevor Stach, and Sherry McCuaig, GM of West Kootenay BC Transit. Missing: Brenda Simonetta. (Jim Bailey photo)

Red Mt. ski bus back on schedule

Route 48 Red Mountain will operate once daily on Saturday, Sunday and when school is not in session

 

Rossland Mixed Martial Arts fighter Keanan Patershuk won his second professional bout in Vancouver last weekend thanks to the support of Pride Gym coaches Aaron Price, BJJ coach (left) and Brandon Krumm MMA coach (right). Photo: submitted

Patershuk wins by TKO at Battlefield 75

Pride Gym fighter Keanan Patershuk wins his second professional fight by first round knock out

 

Seniors are invited to a holiday dance on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Trail Memorial Centre gym. Registration is required. Photo: Unsplash

Seniors Christmas Dance in Trail, Dec. 21

Register in advance by calling 250.364.0888 or 250.364.0858 by Monday, Dec. 19

Seniors are invited to a holiday dance on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Trail Memorial Centre gym. Registration is required. Photo: Unsplash
Serge Pasquali slides out of the hack. Photo: submitted

Retirees curling: McKerracher on a roll

Trail Retirees Curling goes at the Trail Curling Centre every Monday and Wednesday afternoon

Serge Pasquali slides out of the hack. Photo: submitted
L-R: Firefighters Tom Drake, Allan Martin and Pat Cayen. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Life of the outdoor ice skater

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

L-R: Firefighters Tom Drake, Allan Martin and Pat Cayen. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Ron Simms (right) is the winner of this year’s first grand prize, a 2022 Polaris Side by Side ATV from Main Jet Motorsports. From left: Kirsten Clarke of the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Kevin Westerhaug and Aaron Seminoff of Main Jet Motor Sports, Dale Williams of the BC Wildlife Federation, Gordie Grunerud of the West Arm Outdoors Club, and winner Ron Simms. (Contributed)

Creston retiree hooks first Grand Prize of Kootenay Lake derby

Ron Simms is the new owner of a 2022 Polaris Side by Side ATV courtesy of Main Jet Motorsports

  • Dec 1, 2022
Ron Simms (right) is the winner of this year’s first grand prize, a 2022 Polaris Side by Side ATV from Main Jet Motorsports. From left: Kirsten Clarke of the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Kevin Westerhaug and Aaron Seminoff of Main Jet Motor Sports, Dale Williams of the BC Wildlife Federation, Gordie Grunerud of the West Arm Outdoors Club, and winner Ron Simms. (Contributed)
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks skated to a 2-1 victory over the Leafs in Nelson on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey

B.V. Nitehawks edge Nelson Leafs in 2-1 thriller

Nitehawks forward Gavin Tritt scored the game winner in the B.V. victory over the Leafs Tuesday

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks skated to a 2-1 victory over the Leafs in Nelson on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey
This newest publication joins the commission’s growing book collection, featuring historic details about the city’s heritage commercial buildings, neighbourhoods and sites.

Celebrate the season with ‘Rossland’s Built Heritage’

This project, which started over 12 years ago, is a major accomplishment

  • Nov 30, 2022
This newest publication joins the commission’s growing book collection, featuring historic details about the city’s heritage commercial buildings, neighbourhoods and sites.
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong will join Brady Hunter at the BCHL All-Star Game in Penticton Jan. 21. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters forwards headed to BCHL All-Star game

Smoke Eaters fans vote Nic Remissong onto Interior Conference All-Star team

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong will join Brady Hunter at the BCHL All-Star Game in Penticton Jan. 21. Photo: Jim Bailey
Erin Sheppard’s “One of a kind Cakes” creations were more than enough to draw in sweet tooths eager to try the Trail baker’s tasty treats at the Last Minute Christmas Market. Her little helper, however, was the cherry on top as many stopped by to say hello to Erin’s son, Alexander, and wish him a very merry first Christmas. Follow Erin on Instagram: one.ofakindcakes. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Shopping in the Trail area has never been better

It’s BC Buy Local Week, encouraging consumers to holiday shop at locally owned businesses

Erin Sheppard’s “One of a kind Cakes” creations were more than enough to draw in sweet tooths eager to try the Trail baker’s tasty treats at the Last Minute Christmas Market. Her little helper, however, was the cherry on top as many stopped by to say hello to Erin’s son, Alexander, and wish him a very merry first Christmas. Follow Erin on Instagram: one.ofakindcakes. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The city is asking Rossland residents to look at the first draft of the Recreation Master Plan and provide feedback through a survey and upcoming workshops. Photo: Jim Bailey

City of Rossland seeks input for Recreation Master Plan

Rossland releases first draft of Recreation Master Plan, provides survey and feedback opportunities

The city is asking Rossland residents to look at the first draft of the Recreation Master Plan and provide feedback through a survey and upcoming workshops. Photo: Jim Bailey
(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.

Celebrate the magic of Christmas, Adopt a Family for the Holidays

Trail business brings back Adopt a Family for the Holidays, connect online or go to Good Stuff

(From left) Annick de Goode and Ash Hodgson encourage residents to support the Adopt a Family program.
Alvin Caron skipped his team to the Trail Retirees First Section win. Photo: File

Trail Retirees Curling: Caron wins Section 1

Team Caron won the first section of Trail Retirees Curling; new teams selected for Section 2

Alvin Caron skipped his team to the Trail Retirees First Section win. Photo: File
Rossland and Nelson Run Club members (from left) Roger Hull, Marc Caruth, Neil Farynowski and Connor Sherman completed a 75-km run from Nelson to Trail and exceeded their fundraising goal for men’s mental health in their Move for Movember challenge. Photo: submitted

Amazing Movember for Rossland and Nelson Run Club members

Recreational runners complete epic challenge to raise funds and awareness for men’s mental health

Rossland and Nelson Run Club members (from left) Roger Hull, Marc Caruth, Neil Farynowski and Connor Sherman completed a 75-km run from Nelson to Trail and exceeded their fundraising goal for men’s mental health in their Move for Movember challenge. Photo: submitted
There’s something for everyone at VISAC’s annual holiday pottery sale, running Friday and Saturday. This sale is presented by the Trail Pottery Club.

Pottery sale, reception for exhibit Friday at Trail art gallery

Leading all goings-on in the downtown Trail gallery is a new executive director, Sharon Roberts

There’s something for everyone at VISAC’s annual holiday pottery sale, running Friday and Saturday. This sale is presented by the Trail Pottery Club.
Rossland City Council. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland council votes no to representation on Ktunaxa treaty committee

Rossland council acknowledge Sinixt lands, won’t send member to Ktunaxa treaty advisory committee

Rossland City Council. (Jim Bailey photo)
Living wages 2022 graphic. Image: Skills Centre

Food and housing costs impact West Kootenay living wage numbers

In Trail, the new living wage calculation is $21.13 an hour for 2022, up 16 per cent over last year

Living wages 2022 graphic. Image: Skills Centre
Beaver Valley Nitehawks goalie Nathan Presley stopped 43 shots in a 4-0 loss to the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Friday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo

KIJHL: Revelstoke Grizzlies, Sicamous Eagles ground B.V. Nitehawks

Beaver Valley faces off against Kelowna Chiefs and Nelson Leafs this weekend

Beaver Valley Nitehawks goalie Nathan Presley stopped 43 shots in a 4-0 loss to the Revelstoke Grizzlies on Friday. Photo: Stephen Piccolo
Angler Kerry Reed landed this nice November bull trout on Kootenay Lake. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay Fishing Report: The bite is on

A drop in water temperature means rainbows are coming to the surface

Angler Kerry Reed landed this nice November bull trout on Kootenay Lake. Photo: Submitted