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by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Nov 15 2017

“First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin. … I’m guided by a signal in the heavens, I’m guided by the beauty of our weapons.”                                  

-- Leonard Cohen, First we take Manhattan

Part Two

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by RCAC on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is proud to once again present the annual Reel Youth Film Festival. The screening begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 18th at the Miners Hall.

The Reel Youth Film Festival pulls together an insightful, diverse, compelling and humorous collection of short films from across the globe – all made by youth. Chosen by a youth selection...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Nov 01 2017

“The West is the best. /  Get here, and we’ll do the rest.”

                                                -- Jim Morrison, the Doors, Blue Bus

In the beginning, two words

I do not often fare into the waters of moral judgements, but in this column I do. My morals and ethics, or “values” as the modern vocabulary seems to prefer,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 11 2017

John McDermott is an international recording star and household name.

Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

“I cheat and I lie, I do what I have to do, to get by But I know what is wrong and I know what is right — And I die for the truth, in my secret life.”

-- Leonard Cohen, In my secret life

Interiority and Spirituality

The one place we all hold most private, most...

by Charles Jeanes on Monday Sep 11 2017

A retrospective selection

Believing as I do that history is of profound importance, I seek to discern the purposes and themes I have explored with constancy over the years of publishing this column. I hope by doing this to present a coherent statement of the issues and interests that have stirred current events in culture, politics, economics,...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

Attention musicians!  During the Rossland Acoustic Music Camp , from the evening of September 29  to October 1, 2017, the red-roofed church ―and now school ― at First Avenue and Queen Street  will ring with music, as musicians fill it with sound to sharpen their playing skills.  Seven Summits Centre for Learning hosts this first-ever event for Rossland  at its...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

The forecast is for continued fine weather, but if the meteorologists were a bit off their game and we had a cloudy day for the parade, it would be just as fine.  Really.  But chances are it will be sunny for all the Golden City Days ― the main events are from September 8th to 10th.

But on Thursday September 7th there's a softball tournament, and don't...

by City of Castlegar on Thursday Aug 24 2017

The City would like to let the public know that Millennium Pond 1 withinMillennium Park is now open again and ready for use. Pond 1 was closed due to water quality issues related to geese that had frequented the pond. Before re-opening the pond, the City installed several deterrents that are designed to discourage use of the ponds by waterfowl. In addition, the pond was treated and then...

by City of Trail on Thursday Aug 24 2017

The City of Trail and the Trail Historical Society (THS) are pleased to announce that the operations, management and staffing of the museum and archives will become the responsibility of the City of Trail, effective September 1, 2017.  This new operating structure aligns with the opening of the Riverfront Centre in early 2018 and transfers Sarah Benson’s current THS role of Director, Museum...

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