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by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Sep 10 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

You don't have to travel 1,900 kilometres and cross the Garlic Wall in eastern Saskatchewan to get your fill of garlic this weekend.

In less than 90 minutes of slope-style driving up the Slocan Valley you can be in New Denver, amidst thousands of garlic lovers and admirers, reveling in the heady aroma of the herb at the 18th...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Tuesday Aug 31 2010

Here is part two of Brenda Gill's advice for keeping healty. Remember: it's still summer, whatever the thermometer says!

Discourage those annoying mosquitoes and other biting insects by increasing garlic in your diet or by taking a supplement, such as  Vitamin B1 complex.  I usually have people take 1/d.  I often make up a homeopathic to minimize the reaction to bug bites. ...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 30 2010

This summer, Whitewater Ski Resort plans to install its new Glory Ridge Chair. The chair was formerly identified as the BS1 lift in the Master Plan, and will service the terrain currently referred to as the Backside. “The mountain crew, in cooperation with mother nature, hope to have the lift ready to load as conditions permit this coming season” says General...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 22 2010

Last year’s impromptu ‘Gathering’ brought together the legendary group of friends who perfected the freeski alpine lifestyle, melding mountaineering with mogul-mania and fashion with free-dog in Verbier in the 1970s and 80s. News of the frenetic blend of skiing, philosophizing and partying that ensued over three days in March 2009 at Red...

by Mona Mattei on Wednesday Jan 06 2010

The unfortunate death of an Albertan man in an avalanche over the weekend in Rossland is a tragic reminder that avalanche awareness is critical to anyone doing backcountry sports in the Kootenay Boundary. Greg Johnson, avalanche forecaster for the Canadian Avalanche Centre based in Revelstoke, explained that current conditions across the regions are dangerous.

“It sounds like what...

by Kimberly Joines on Tuesday Dec 29 2009

 Hey Rossland,

I hope that your Christmas holidays all went extraordinarily well!  I ate too much turkey of course… and continue to.  As the family guests are heading out of town, I thought I should take a spare moment to catch up with you.  In a week I will be heading to Europe for the first part of the World Cup Tour; so it may be a while before I have the chance to write again. 

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by Contributor on Monday Dec 21 2009

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) Board member Kim Deane met with George Apel, Director of Biathlon BC and Director of the Hannah Creek Biathlon Society on Saturday, December 19 to announce a $60,000 grant toward the Society’s Hannah Creek Biathlon Enhancement Project.

The project has seen the society expand trails, increase the number of lanes in the...
by Andrew Zwicker on Thursday Dec 10 2009

Last week’s article and discussion around the Rossland arena raised a number of questions over the project. However, the overwhelming sentiment in the story was that the arena is indeed important to Rosslanders and that something--be it renovations or replacement--should be done to maintain it. Now that Rossland council has turned down a $400,000 grant to replace the roof of the arena,...

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