RCAC joins Golden City Days 2016 Parade

On the weekend of the 9-11th September, Rosslanders and families from surrounding areas joined us for our annual weekend family festival, celebrating our community’s rich gold-mining history! It was fun for everyone, including citizens dressed in turn-of-the-century clothing, the parade along Columbia Avenue, family events, children’s games, outhouse races, sports

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The Miners’ Hall attic renovation project goes to tender

The Miners’ Hall attic renovation project has gone to tender. With the agreement of its funders, the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture’s (RCAC) Miners’ Hall Renovation project committee has taken the project to tender and expects the results back shortly. “We’re hoping that we have results from the tender

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Miners Hall renovation is happening!

The City of Rossland is pleased to announce we are finalizing plans for the major renovation of our historic Miner’s Hall. The hall, which is an important community treasure, is in serious need of significant repairs. The City has $335k in a reserve fund for this project. The Rossland Council

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Miners Hall renovation moves ahead

A joint renovation plan in principle has been approved for the Miners’ Union Hall. City council approved the combination of a Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) renovation plan and a pending City of Rossland plan on April 8. Council agreed with an RCAC assessment that some synergies could

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Rossland council approves contractors for Miners’ Hall project

Rossland city council received tenders for the Miners’ Hall Renovation project at Monday night’s council meeting. The mayor and councillors approved Industrial Scaffold Services LP as the contractor for the scaffolding, Trail Roofing Ltd. for the roof replacement and DJM Contracting Ltd. for the Phase 2 restoration and refinishing. “Phase

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Time running out for Miners Hall Renovation matching campain

Time is running short for the Miners’ Hall Attic Renovation fund matching campaign. The Rossland Council for Arts and Cutlure (RCAC) has until midnight on Thursday to raise up to $25,000 that will matched by anonymous donors in the community. As of Monday afternoon, the RCAC had raised just under

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Rossland Council for Arts and Culture raises funds for Miners’ Hall with attic sale

Fundraising for the Attic Renovation Project at the Miners’ Hall continued with an attic sale on Saturday afternoon. Rosslanders sorted through pressed tin ceiling tiles from the attic, which were sold for $5 to $15 a piece, depending on how intact the tiles were. “We had some very cool molding

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Rossland’s Miners’ Hall will close for a year

The Miners’ Hall will be closed for renovations beginning in February leaving community groups struggling to find space for their activities. The renovation, as proposed in the grant process, is in four parts and will keep the hall closed for a year. The first focuses on the building’s envelope and

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Rossland Council approves loan

Rossland city council voted to approve borrowing more money for the Trail pedestrian and pipe bridge on Friday. Following a three hour period during which the public was invited to drop by and give feedback on the bridge, council voted to approve a Regional District of Kootenay Boundary bylaw that

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