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From the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection, digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History. Do you have original photos capturing Rossland's storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives - we can also scan them and you retain the original.

Our History in Pictures

Are you ready for the Rossland Winter Carnival? The Rossland Museum is …

  • Jan 19, 2022

 

In total, 142 seniors at Rose Wood Village, Columbia View Lodge, Poplar Ridge, and other local seniors, received personalized Christmas gifts.

‘Adopt a Senior Trail and Area’ sends a big thank you to community

Letter from Jennifer Williams

  • Jan 18, 2022

 

Call outs for paramedics attending drug overdoses doubled in Trail in 2021. (File photo)

Paramedic calls for drug overdose doubles in Greater Trail in 2021

“We have seen a dramatic increase in drug overdoses in the area,” said Trail Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

 

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Rossland launches COVID safe Winter Carnival

Rossland’s Winter Carnival is back on although with some COVID considerations

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The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash

Homeowner grants remain unchanged for West Kootenay

Assessment roll and jurisdiction numbers are needed to apply.

The best time to apply for the grant is in May after people have received both their BC Assessment notice and their municipal property tax notice. Photo: Unsplash
The West Kootenay Friends of Refugees and members Kathy Moore and Dave Cornelius (front) as well as Moore’s son Nick Blue (left) helped Afghan refugee Ramin Nuri (top right) get settled in Phoenix. Photo: submitted

West Kootenay Friends of Refugees help settle Afghan émigré

Rossland refugee group go above and beyond to help Ramin Nury find a safe place in the U.S.

The West Kootenay Friends of Refugees and members Kathy Moore and Dave Cornelius (front) as well as Moore’s son Nick Blue (left) helped Afghan refugee Ramin Nuri (top right) get settled in Phoenix. Photo: submitted
Seven Summits Learning Centre students helped out at the Earth Day community cleanup in Rossland April 2021. From left Aisha Goertzen, Wyatt Joyce, Parks Boutilier, and Reid Johannson. Vivienne Hurley photo

Volunteering: Here’s to giving back in 2022

7-Summits Learning Centre students see volunteering as a healthy way to help their community thrive

Seven Summits Learning Centre students helped out at the Earth Day community cleanup in Rossland April 2021. From left Aisha Goertzen, Wyatt Joyce, Parks Boutilier, and Reid Johannson. Vivienne Hurley photo
Trail police spoke to and confirmed that the signaler was in good health; however, she had became stranded inside the residence due to the unplowed driveway. Photo: Chris Curry/Unsplash

SOS for emergencies, not for help clearing snow; Kootenay RCMP

A woman was signaling for help getting a driveway cleared of snow

Trail police spoke to and confirmed that the signaler was in good health; however, she had became stranded inside the residence due to the unplowed driveway. Photo: Chris Curry/Unsplash
RCMP gave a verbal warning to the punch-throwing neighbour, though he could still be charged. Photo: Unsplash

Trail police attend snow spat after punches thrown

The RCMP were called to a Casino Road property Sunday night at 7 p.m.

RCMP gave a verbal warning to the punch-throwing neighbour, though he could still be charged. Photo: Unsplash
Police are asking locals to take caution when clearing out heavy snow after the sudden death of a Trail man, aged 55, on the weekend. Photo: Unsplash

Police report sudden death in Rossland

The Trail man was shovelling snow with his wife when he began to feel unwell

Police are asking locals to take caution when clearing out heavy snow after the sudden death of a Trail man, aged 55, on the weekend. Photo: Unsplash
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Trail police find Jesus and Mary

The statutes are being stored at the Trail RCMP detachment until returned to rightful owner

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Senior housing a necessity in Trail

Letter to the Editor from Cezary Ksiazek

  • Jan 6, 2022
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Liaison Officer Joan LaFond, on behalf of the Rossland Legion Ladies Auxiliary, donates $15,000 to the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14 and president Ray Van Den Nieuwenhof.

Rossland Legion receives timely and generous donation

Rossland Legion’s Ladies Auxiliary donated $15,000 to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14

Liaison Officer Joan LaFond, on behalf of the Rossland Legion Ladies Auxiliary, donates $15,000 to the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14 and president Ray Van Den Nieuwenhof.
Liaison Officer Joan LaFond, on behalf of the Rossland Legion Ladies Auxiliary, donates $15,000 to the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14 and president Ray Van Den Nieuwenhof.

Rossland Legion receives generous donation in trying times

Rossland Legion’s Ladies Auxilliary donated $15,000 to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14

Liaison Officer Joan LaFond, on behalf of the Rossland Legion Ladies Auxiliary, donates $15,000 to the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion Branch 14 and president Ray Van Den Nieuwenhof.
Photo: Gary Ellis/Unsplash

Be on the lookout for fires in downtown Trail

Trail RCMP officers put out two small fires in the downtown area with snow over the holidays

Photo: Gary Ellis/Unsplash
Cassidy Caron (left) travelled across the country and back home to Rossland over the holidays for a few days of down time from her elected role as president of the Métis National Council, and to ski some runs at Red Mountain. Myrt Servatius (right), president of Kootenay South Métis Society, planned a meet-and-greet with Cassidy and society members, however Omicron restrictions cancelled the much-looked-forward-to event. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Métis National Council president makes a hometown visit to the Kootenays

Cassidy Caron, Rossland born and raised, was elected president of the national council on Sept. 30

Cassidy Caron (left) travelled across the country and back home to Rossland over the holidays for a few days of down time from her elected role as president of the Métis National Council, and to ski some runs at Red Mountain. Myrt Servatius (right), president of Kootenay South Métis Society, planned a meet-and-greet with Cassidy and society members, however Omicron restrictions cancelled the much-looked-forward-to event. Photo: Sheri Regnier
City of Rossland chief financial officer Elma Hamming was key in preparing the financial report during her tenure as CFO from 2016 to 2021. (Contributed)

City of Rossland earns prestigious financial reporting award

Over 1,600 governments have been recognized for transparency in budgeting.

City of Rossland chief financial officer Elma Hamming was key in preparing the financial report during her tenure as CFO from 2016 to 2021. (Contributed)
Rossland Arena Society received grants from the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the 
COVID-19 Community Support grants. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland non-profits benefit from community grant funding

Groups accessed the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the COVID-19 Community Support grants

Rossland Arena Society received grants from the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the 
COVID-19 Community Support grants. (Jim Bailey photo)
Rossland native Sarah Burwash illustrated the recently released “Orca Rescue.”

Rossland native illustrates non-fiction children’s novel ‘Orca Rescue’

“It all felt serendipitous, whales were on my mind.” - Sarah Burwash

Rossland native Sarah Burwash illustrated the recently released “Orca Rescue.”
B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie. Photo: File
B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie. Photo: File