Timothy Schafer

Rossland Summit School heating system to get a facelift

The school district will be given up to a maximum of $306,593 to replace the aging boilers and it could also remedy the drinking water.

At the top of her game

Rossland’s Kaysa Panke was just selected for the B.C. Team at Whistler Cup, an international ski race with over 24 countries competing.

Editorial on population decline

Editorial from March 12 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette.

Talking taxes in Rossland: Moving on up

The city will likely hike Rossland homeowners’ taxes by seven per cent, the amount needed to pay for the Columbia-Washington project.

Rossland school closure backfires on school district

The decision to pull the plug on Rossland Secondary School last year has put the school district into a deficit position.

The Rattlecat came back, it couldn’t stay away.

The second Rattlecat Cup is on at Red Mountain this weekend, bringing the west’s best boarder-cross racers to dig their claws into the snow.

New millennium gold rush begins in Rossland

Dan Wehrle, a professional geoscientist living in Rossland, has begun recent gold exploration activities near the Golden City.

Gaining the yellow light

Approval in principle has been given by city council for water access for snow making infrastructure on Red Mountain.

Final Rossland Museum consultant report released

Biggest hurdle facing the Rossland Historical Museum is finding the money needed to fund the $3 million price tag for its renewal concept.

Rossland: A good place to call home

The city of Rossland’s population continues to grow while every other community and rural electoral area in Kootenay Boundary declines.

Smart meters are coming to the city of Rossland

FortisBC confirmed that the project to install new technology will begin in the fall of this year.

A sigh of relief in Rossland

The province’s decision to amend a recycling regulation has been met with much relief by the local business community.

Hot under the collar

The city's mayor was heated after a regional fire review report fell short of expectations.

The Rossland volunteer fire department is looking for a few good people

There is a shortage of paid, on-call firefighters in the city—and across the region—and it is a concern to the region's fire chief.

Red Mountain skier missing since Thursday now found

A 67-year-old skier who went missing Thursday afternoon in the thickening fog on Red Mountain Resort was found unharmed Friday afternoon.

Let it snow: Red Mountain Racers Society nears goal of snow making proposal, athlete’s training centre on Red

An idea that has been 15 years in the making for the city’s downhill ski racers could finally come to fruition.

Free Rossland shuttle bus well over 220 riders per day

There may be no such thing as a free lunch in Rossland but there sure is a free bus—and people are embracing the service.

Three Black Jack Ski Club members named to B.C. Winter Games Kootenay team

The strength of the city’s cross country ski community will be on display at the upcoming B.C. Winter Games.

Making a case for Bear Creek

The city is misguided in its endeavor to launch a feasibility study on removing Star Gulch as the city’s alternate reservoir, says RSS.

The City of Rossland is suing its former building inspector

On Monday, Feb. 3 the city filed a notice of civil claim in B.C. Supreme Court against Jason George Ward.