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By Andrew Zwicker on Thursday May 05 2011

With continued participation from the community and a little bit of luck, by the middle of next week Rossland will have chosen its preferred skate park location

Since the Rossland Skatepark Association’s last meeting in January, the first part of a re-launched site selection process, much work has been done. 

That first meeting pulled people together and allowed the airing...

By Mona Mattei on Thursday May 05 2011
Locals are demanding a public hearing over Interior Health Authority’s (IHA) decision to award a long-term care contract for senior’s housing in Grand Forks to an out-of-town contractor. But IHA’s staff are firm that the contract was awarded through an extensive, unbiased process.
 
The announcement last week that Golden Life Management of Cranbrook was chosen over four...
By Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday May 04 2011

Business is brewing in the Mountain Kingdom and the buzz is that Rossland will soon have a beer to call its own. By summer you could well be sipping a fine light lager with the Trail-inspired name Leadhead Lager, should the new enterprise take off. Having recently arrived in Rossland from stage left, actors Mike and Alicia Gray are proving you can come home again (sort of) and that bringing...

By Andy George on Wednesday May 04 2011
Two meter high flames leaped above the rim of a steel bin before firefighters arrived on the scene to douse a dumpster fire Tuesday night in the alleyway behind Pharmasave in Grand Forks.
 
“Something just didn’t smell right,” was the initial impression of Jay Alblas, night manager at Panago Pizza. At approximately 8:18 p.m., Tuesday, May 3 he went behind the store...
By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 03 2011

The Endless Adventure Gear Swap is back this weekend.

On Saturday and Sunday the outdoor water adventure “Swap Meet” presents an opportunity for people to sell old water sport equipment and pick up new stuff for the 2011 season. 

The event will also be awareness and fundraiser for the Borderline Boaters Paddle Club, a not-for-profit water-user...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 02 2011

Parks Canada staff found a dog who survived a plane crash in BC that killed his owner earlier this week.

The parks service says a rescue team found Rusty alive and well Friday afternoon near the crash site in Yoho National Park, in the Rocky Mountains near the B.C.-Alberta border.

The border collie survived...

By Boundary Sentinel on Sunday May 01 2011

The independent coffee universe in Canada is about to be showcased to the world as the first episodes of Common Grounds TV are set to air in the coming weeks. CGTV is the culmination of an investigative yet humorous look at the otherwise serious coffee industry in Canada.

Last September, Producers Edan Marshall and Nik Green took to the road as part of a 25,000 kilometre trek undertaken...

By Mona Mattei on Friday Apr 29 2011
Angry Boundary residents packed the Grand Forks library last night to plan action against Interior Health Authority (IHA) and the Minister of Health. After one year of inactivity at the Broadacres long-term care facility and an investment of over $1.2 million, owner Rod Gustafson will lose his facility licencing this weekend following an announcement from IHA awarding a contract for seniors...
By Andrew Zwicker on Thursday Apr 28 2011

Literally from age zero onward, Stephen Hill has been a conservative. As he makes his second bid for election in the Southern Interior, he’s hoping to come full circle and take office for the party he’s supported his entire life. It all started in 1962 when he was born and immediately was involved in a federal election campaign. 

“I have a picture of me at home as a...

By Allyson Kenning on Thursday Apr 28 2011

Last night a crowd of  58 people gathered at the Miners Hall for Rossland’s All Candidates Forum, hosted jointly by The Rossland Telegraph, Lone Sheep Publishing and the Rossland Chamber of Commerce. All four of the candidates for our riding of BC-Southern Interior attended: Stephen Hill of the Conservative Party of Canada; Shan Lavell of the Liberal Party, Bryan Hunt of the Green Party, and...

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