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News & Notices

Interior Health Media Release - Smoky Skies Bulletin

The Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority, has expanded the Smoky Skies Bulletin issued on Saturday 8th July due to forest fire smoke that is covering the area. The areas now covered are: Kinbasket, North Columbia, West Columbia, East Columbia Yoho Park- Kootenay Park, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Elk Valley, Kootenay Lake, Arrow Lakes – Slocan Lake, Boundary, Okanagan, Similkameen, Nicola, Fraser Canyon, South Thompson, North Thompson, 100 Mile, Cariboo (North and South), and Chilcotin.

To view the full media release: click here


Wildsafe Event at the Rossland Museum - July 8, 2017 @ 10am (PST)

Wildsafe will be offering an event to promote wild-safety and awareness within the greater Rossland area. This is a free community event that will be held on the grounds of the Rossland Museum (1100 Hwy 3B). For further information on this initiative, please visit http://www.rosslandmuseum.ca/events/?nodepage=93007.


Southeast Fire Centre Information Bulletin - Category 2 open fires to be prohibited in Southeast as of July 3, 2017 (12pm PST)


Streetlight Improvement Project

Streetlight Improvement Project

In 2016, Council approved a pilot project to change all of the street lights in the Pinewood Area to LED lights.


City of Rossland Wildlife Attractant Control Bylaw No. 2615, 2016 - ADOPTED by City Council

Issued August 2016


 Revisions to Wildlife Attractant Control Bylaw No. 2615, 2016 Adopted by City Council


 Council recently adopted revisions to the City’s Wildlife Attractant Control Bylaw.  The amendments were made in order to aid in reducing human-wildlife conflicts within the City and included the following changes to the way residential solid waste is currently stored on site prior to being picked up by the City’s contractor on regular collection days:


  • A person must place refuse to be picked up for collection on the refuse collection day designated for the real property in either metal or plastic bins with a secure lid, and