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By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

A death in my family

A cousin of mine died last month, a man with whom for a very long period I had no contact nor true family-feeling. Alcoholism killed him. We once were very close.

I feel called to apologize in advance to family members who might feel my remarks here are too personal, that I have said too much that should be private. I believe I’ve exercised...

By RCAC On on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

It’s the best deal around.  Make your way to the Joe Hill Coffee House on Sunday, November 17 -- here comes another great home-grown show:

  • Alan Suttie – the bluegrass master
  • Alison Stadnyk & Simon Cretien – a Joe Hill debut, voices in harmony
  • Kootenay Dance Works – Nutcracker Suite and more
  • Kootenay Jack  - our old rockabilly
  • ...
By Contributor On on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

Housing Crisis, by Winlaw artist Rabi’a, has won the coveted 2019 People’s Choice Award, presented at the Castlegar Sculpturewalk Awards Gala at the Lionshead Smoke & Brew Pub on Nov. 2.

This piece will now stay in Castlegar, joining the...

By Contributor On on Monday Oct 28 2019

Students, teachers, and non profits in the West Kootenay/Okanagan could get a $10,000 grant this fall.

Reel Youth, a media empowerment project that delivers community development programming to youth and adults across Canada, and TELUS STORYHIVE have joined forces, offering 10 grants to schools, teachers and organizations that work with youth.

The grant program, called Youth...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Oct 23 2019

              How do we deal with the loss of ability and a life-limiting illness?  The play VESTA, by Bryan Harnetiaux, addresses this subject from the perspective of elderly Vesta and her family.  The script has been adapted to bring a Canadian and regional perspective, and refers to services available locally for families facing these issues.

              Most of us prefer not to...

By Castlegar Source On on Friday Sep 27 2019

Mark your calendar! On Saturday, Oct. 5, The Half Moon Gnarvest is rockin' the valley for a cause!

 Join us in Slocan Park for a full day and evening of amazing live music.

The day starts at noon with some of the best Folkal (local Folk) legends to be, all the while amping up into a rockin' evening showcasing yet more local talent.

And when the music's over, there will be...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Monday Sep 23 2019

Most of us have heard about the student exchange program operated by Rotary International, for students from 15 to 19.  Now, Rossland is the North American headquarters for another long-established student exchange program:  En Famile International is designed for students as young as 9, up to age 16.

En Famille is a not-for-profit organization that has been operating...

By Sara Golling On on Monday Sep 23 2019

Current and anticipatory grief

The reality of the continuing extinction of many so species is profoundly upsetting.  Readers may wonder why old people should care.  For example, I’ll be dead in a few years myself;  it will be up to others to live their lives diminished by the loss of caribou...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Monday Sep 16 2019

On September 12, 2019, officers from the local RCMP detachment tracked down a truck reported as stolen from the Red Mountain Ski Resort.  The truck was owned by a contracting company working in the area, and was equipped with GPS – which provided live updates on the truck’s location and made finding the stolen vehicle much easier.

When they found it, down one of the Black Jack ski...

By RCAC On on Monday Sep 09 2019

The Rossland Council for Arts & Culture (RCAC) will be presenting a juried visual art exhibition entitled Life in the Kootenays, and the deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019.

Submissions to Life in the Kootenays  exhibition should be an artist’s representation of living and working in the Kootenays. The juried exhibition will be taking place at the Miners...

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