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by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 22 2012

Join the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (KAST) and Raptor's Ridge Birds of Prey at this year's Grand Forks Fall Fair.

Have you ever wondered exactly what a ‘raptor’ is? Or what the difference is between birds and ‘birds of prey’? For an up-close and personal educational experience with these fascinating animals, visit the KAST booth at this
year’s Grand Forks...

by Erin Perkins on Monday Aug 20 2012

North Vancouver primary teacher Ian Cunliffe spent the past weekend running through the Boundary as part of his 22 Marathons Against Bill 22 campaign across B.C.

He is running the width of the province over 22 days as a public protest against Bill 22, which was recently introduced in the provincial legislature in response to the year-long labour dispute between the government and the B....

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 08 2012

Selkirk College has brought together three program areas that reflect different aspects of the arts.  The new School of the Arts includes Digital Arts and New Media, Contemporary Music and Technology, and Craft programming that was previously under Kootenay School of the Arts. Leadership for the School of the Arts will come from School Chair Jason Taylor, and Kate Pelletier, Dean of...

by Erin Perkins on Thursday Aug 02 2012

The Fructova School isn't just part of the past to Anne and Cecil Plotnikoff of Grand Forks. It is also part of the future for the generations of Doukhobor children to come.

The school, which was opened from 1929 to 1949, was meant to teach Doukhobor children how to speak, read and write English. What it does now his house the history of the entire region and enlighten others about the...

by Erin Perkins on Wednesday Jul 25 2012

The Christina Lake Stewardship Society (CLSS) hopes their new home in the Christina Lake Welcome Centre on Highway 3 will enable them to continue their work educating the public about our natural surroundings and, in turn, help keep our environment healthy.

On Friday, July 20 the society held an open house to show off their new office and display area. Local politicians, residents and...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jul 16 2012

The interpretive displays and invaluable monitoring of local watersheds the Christina Lake Stewardship Society does is now being done from a new home in the Christina Living Arts Centre.

The public is invited to attend the grand opening of the new interpretive gallery and office space on Friday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Check out the displays, learn how to help our watershed and...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jul 05 2012

Meet little How-Cute-Am-I, a baby alpaca who was born in a vicious thunderstorm and still doesn't have a name of her own.

This baby's soon to become the best-adored face of our local exhibition society, which puts on the Bule Grass Jamborie as well as the Pass Creek Fall fair, not to mention hosting a variety of events at the exhibition grounds ranging from Relay for Life to dog agility...

by Contributor on Saturday Jun 30 2012

We would like to begin by expressing our most sincere thank you to everyone who participat-ed in the four district redesign public forums. The Board was seeking input on a middle school model concept for the Boundary that would see schools reconfigured to a K-5, 6-8 and a 9-12 model. We were fortunate to be able to be posing the question based on educational merit and not one of financial need...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jun 30 2012

Teachers made it official Friday, although the results of the final vote were less than overwhelming.

The province's 40,000-plus members voted to ratify the agreement-in-committee reached on Tuesday, June 26 with the government’s bargaining agent, the BC Public School Employers’ Association.

In a province-wide vote conducted Wednesday to Friday (June 27–29), a total of 21,044...

by Erin Perkins on Thursday Jun 28 2012

After experiencing five years of positive results, School District 51, the provincial government and local aboriginal leaders signed a second aboriginal enhancement agreement during a special ceremony, Wednesday, June 27.

The first agreement, which was signed five years ago, was so successful that the school district saw an increase of 17.7 per cent (from 69 per cent in 2005-2006 to 86....

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