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By Tyler Austin Bradley On on Wednesday Aug 18 2010

It’s a rare thing to gain exclusive, invite-only access to the world premiere of a film. Almost as rare for this writer is an impromptu trip through Vancouver and the Sea to Sky Corridor to bear witness to such an event: I don’t like leaving my house. Even more rare (and now we’re talking almost cryptozoologically rare) is when little old Rossland can take pride in the combined efforts of a...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

The 2009/10 Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) Annual Report and audited financial statements are now available to the public. The Annual Report reflects CBT's performance for the 2009/10 year ending March 31, and details the financial investments, spending and Delivery of Benefits activities. 

"For CBT, 2009/10 was a year of action and solid returns on our investments. We disbursed $10.9...

By Allyson Kenning On on Thursday Jul 01 2010

Summer in the Mountain Kingdom heralds the arrival of all kinds of fun stuff: open patios at local restaurants, museum and mine tours, snow-free (hopefully) hiking trails, and our own local musical theatre production, The Gold Fever Follies.  This ever-changing, dynamic show, consisting of stories loosely based on actual historical events in Rossland's history, will see its 24th season this...

By Contributor On on Thursday Apr 08 2010

Interactive video sets, 3D animation and amazing displays of artwork are a few of the many things you can experience at the upcoming Digital Arts Student Showcase at Selkirk College in Nelson.

The first and second year Digital Arts & New Media students will be putting forward their best work of the year to be viewed, played with and enjoyed by the general public. With free Adobe...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 16 2010

by Tiffany Kanda

The Steps Dance Company has been working hard to create a once in a life time opportunity.They will be presenting a fashion show titled 27 Dresses, which will show case wedding dresses throughout the century.  It is truly a celebration of women.

The 27 wedding dresses will be modeled by community members and will feature modern to yesteryear...

By Ethan Barnes On on Thursday Feb 04 2010

Every year all across Canada the humanitarian group Amnesty International holds an annual film festival. Its purpose is “to tell important stories about one of the most pressing issues of our time” through “the power of film.” This Sunday Rosslanders are invited to attend this year's Amnesty International Film Festival put on by the RSS Amnesty International Club. These are mainly students...

By Andrew Zwicker On on Tuesday Feb 02 2010

Rick Mercer's Rossland Winter Carnival episode aired Tuesday evening on CBC. Watch it here. Also, over the weekend, the Telegraph caught up with Mercer on his cell phone for a quick chat about his time in the Mountain Kingdom.

By Mona Mattei On on Thursday Dec 31 2009

As we ring in the New Year it is a tradition to look back over the last 12 months and talk about the things we liked the best. And as we enter a new decade, it is interesting to look at the speed of change over the years. One of the fastest changing areas is in audio and video technology. The last five years has seen the quality of compact discs (CD) and digital video discs (DVD) rapidly...

By Mona Mattei On on Monday Dec 21 2009

Being privileged enough in a small town to see the new film Avatar on its opening weekend at our hometown theatre, the Gem, I couldn’t resist writing a review of this amazing film. What is most impressive is the use of new technology that allows director James Cameron to seamlessly move from real-life filming to animation. While the Gem didn’t have the 3D equipment for viewing the...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Dec 08 2009
Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is challenging youth ages 15-29 to submit works of fiction with appealing characters, dynamic plots and magnificent style to its first ever SCRATCH Writing Challenge - just make sure your story takes place
somewhere in the Columbia Basin.

The SCRATCH Writing Challenge is an opportunity for youth to take part in a...

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