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By Contributor On on Wednesday May 09 2018

La Cafamore is back – this time as a quintet, and they’ll work their magic on works by Dvorak and Mozart, on Wednesday, June 6, at the Trail United Church. The five will be: Carolyn Cameron, Angela Snyder, Alexis More, Maria Wang, and Nina Horvath.

La Cafamore has been playing in the Kootenays for ten years,...

By Contributor On on Wednesday May 02 2018

New goings-on in the Kootenay music world: a local group is putting a new spin on the resurgence of vinyl with a brand-new project. It’s called The VinylCast, and it aims to deliver music on vinyl to music lovers – right to their doors.  (Or post offices, as the case may be.)  It launches globally this month, and will also put Rossland on the map as a must-...

By Contributor On on Tuesday May 01 2018

Get your Sculpturewalking shoes ready! On Saturday, 35 sculptures will be landing in Castlegar’s downtown, marking the biggest year ever of the internationally-renowned Castlegar Sculpturewalk.

2018 also marks some exciting new changes: a new sponsorship program offering tiered levels of support, a revamped and expanded brochure with a print run of 10,000, and a new Sculpture Garden...

By Contributor On on Monday Apr 30 2018

In celebration of BC’s moratorium on the grizzly bear hunt, Grizzly Bear Foundation is embracing the shift from triggers to tripods by holding a photo contest to find and recognize the Canadian Amateur Grizzly Photographer of the Year. And the Grizzly Bear Foundation is promising prizes; see below.

Grizzly Bear Foundation is seeking photos of grizzly bears looking their best in their...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Apr 25 2018

Everyone is invited! On May 5, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm the Rossland Courthouse will host celebrations of Law Day to mark the 36th anniversary of the signing of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms – a document well worth celebrating for its effects on our lives as citizens.

There will be mock trials and mock bail hearings, and Sheriffs will open holding...

By CBT On on Tuesday Apr 24 2018

Communities in the Columbia Basin already benefit from spectacular natural surroundings. Now they have the opportunity to enhance their aesthetic values by increasing the presence of public art. This is thanks to a new three-year, $750,000 program from Columbia Basin Trust, called Public Art Grants.

With support from these grants, Basin communities can purchase and install original...

By Sara Golling On on Wednesday Apr 18 2018

Rossland City Council met on April 17 to discuss the applications for Community Initiatives Program (CIP) grants, and to make recommendations about which organization should get how much. All Council members were present except Marten Kruysse and Andrew Zwicker.

Mayor Moore opened the meeting by expressing appreciation for all the groups who contribute...

By Contributor On on Monday Apr 16 2018

By Roland Imhoff, Professor of Social and Legal Psychology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. From Aeon, a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Edited by Sam Dresser.

The internet is full of wild-eyed insinuation. Seemingly accidental events are not actually accidental. A few powerful people have...

By Letters to the ... On on Saturday Apr 07 2018

To the Editor,

The Kootenay Gallery of Art hosted an event called Snow Longer to coincide with two exhibitions that have been on in the Gallery since March 2. Both the exhibitions and event talk about climate change. Thanks to everyone who helped out at Snow Longer, including Laura Sacks of the Citizens Climate Lobby, Erin Thompson of the West Kootenay Eco Society and...

By Trail Champion On on Tuesday Apr 03 2018

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary East End Services Committee is sponsoring a screening of the documentary US AND THEM to bring attention to the issues of homelessness and addiction. The screening is at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Royal Theatre in Trail.

The RDKB is joining US AND THEM's national efforts to raise awareness about housing and caring...

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