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By RCAC On on Monday Oct 14 2019

Joe Hill Coffee House does it again!   You won’t want to miss the show coming up on Sunday, October 20:

  • Maya and Lois – Duets by a pair of very accomplished flautists, from far and near -- France and Rossland, respectively;
  • Kootenay Dance Works – Dancing to the Nutcracker Suite;
  • Rhiannon Isaacs – Great young singer  and ukulele player...
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...

By Contributor On on Sunday Sep 08 2019

The Bailey Theatre in downtown Trail is the premiere place to go for live entertainment in the South Kootenays. To celebrate the launch of the theatre’s new season, the Trail & District Arts Council is hosting a VIP reception on Oct. 1 from 5-7 p.m. for its Patron of the Arts members and supporters of the venue.

The reception will fill the building with liveliness as people enjoy...

By Sara Golling On on Tuesday Sep 03 2019

Once upon a time, I heard, Rossland had the Golden Nugget Saloon and its Dancing Waiters during Golden City Days. Inquiries led me to Jim Albo, who told me the story.

“It started in 1972. Rossland was going to be 75 years old, and the celebration was getting organized.  They were looking for somebody to run a beer garden, and I belonged to the Knights of Columbus at that time, and we...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Sep 02 2019

The Nelson downtown was buzzing with excitement Sunday afternoon as spectators lined Baker Street to witness in person the annual Kootenay Pride Parade.

The parade was part of a week of celebrations by the local LGBTQ community.

Baker Street was lined with people waving rainbow flags as the parade snaked through the downtown core, starting at the former Central School parking lot...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 28 2019

The Rossland Golden City Days Committee is excited to bring you a weekend of fun and entertainment September 6th – 8th, celebrating our heritage, and we hope you’re planning to dress in heritage costume and join us!  Many activities and lots of fun are in store for you and your family.

To lead into the weekend events, wander around our fine Rossland stores the week...

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