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By Rossland Recreation On on Wednesday Sep 18 2013

Lots of great programs starting in the next few weeks!

The Kids Clay Arts with Sarah Zanussi starts on Monday, September 23 at 4:45pm.  This class runs September 23, 30, October 7 and 28 for one hour on Monday evenings.  The class is for kids ages 7-12 years who are interested in creating clay projects using basic techniques.  This is a fun, creative class!

The...

By Contributor On on Friday Sep 13 2013

Earth Rangers will be visiting schools in the Greater Trail Area to inspire children to help Bring Back the Wild. Through support from Teck, local students will experience the Earth Rangers School Outreach Program featuring live Animal Ambassadors demonstrating their amazing natural behaviors.

Earth Rangers...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Monday Sep 09 2013

The Fifth annual Parade of Programs is all set to go at the Complex Wednesday evening, promising a fabulous night of family fun and a chance to see the many clubs, organizations and sporting groups available to Castlegar and area residents.

It runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m.,” said ...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Monday Sep 09 2013
This Wednesday evening will provide hockey families with a fantastic opportunity to get hockey equipment at hugely slashed prices, or sell their own gear they've grown out of or are no longer using.
 
The Castlegar Minor Hockey (CMH) Association's hockey swap has become a beloved tradition among the sports-minded in Castlegar, and organizer Leah Biln said it's a...
By Carla Knipe On on Monday Sep 09 2013

Trail residents will be coming together Sept. 29 for a festival-like event to clean up the Columbia. BC Rivers Day is celebrated province-wide, and the City of Champions is sponsoring a Shoreline Cleanup to help local people get involved with being good stewards of their waterways.

City Councillor Eleanor Gattafoni Robinson, a longtime resident of Trail...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Wednesday Sep 04 2013

Whether you're looking to support a good cause, or just for a fun evening out filled with belly laughs and camaraderie, the Raise the Woof comedy tour is just what you need!

Coming to Castlegar to help support our own Kootenay Animal Assistance Program (KAAP), Raise the Woof is actually a comedy tour whose entire purpose is to raise money and awareness for animal rescues across Canada...

By Arlen MacLaine On on Thursday Aug 29 2013

Just across the border, in the sleepy town of Northport WA, lies a place like no other.  It can provide you an escape from the everyday, and has a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ that seems to have been lost as the years have progressed.  Rosslanders have been coming down here regularly for years now, and those who have not yet been still know someone who knows someone who has been...

By Sean Mackinlay On on Monday Aug 26 2013

Letter to the Editor:

This week is Gay Pride Week in the Kootenays. This is a celebration of love and understanding to millions of people worldwide and, in many cases, the acknowledgment of equal rights for LGBT couples. I am afraid to say that I
have been remiss in my duties as a councillor as I did not bring up the topic
at the last City Council meeting. As such...

By Wikinews On on Tuesday Aug 20 2013

New Zealand yesterday legalised same-sex marriage, with a surge in marriage applications, according to New...

By Wikinews On on Wednesday Aug 07 2013

As of Monday, over 200 New York City area bars and restaurants had committed to boycotting Russian vodka in response to anti-homosexuality related laws passed by the country's government. The boycott follows another event that took place on Monday, where bottles of vodka were poured onto the streets of the city, as part of a protest by the president of United Restaurant and...

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