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by Sara Golling on Wednesday Nov 18 2015

"Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetimes, sometimes with devastating consequences." This statement is from a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine. 

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Nov 17 2015

Why a retrospective?

by Barry Brandow on Monday Nov 02 2015


I am sharing a few pictures that represent a typical water/grassland scene on the Gipin Grasslands.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 01 2015

Daily there are thousands of migrants fleeing to Europe from Syria and Iraq.  This year there have been over 300,000 refugees arriving on European shores.  People are fleeing the savage rule of ISIS in parts of Iraq and Syria and the ongoing civil war in Syria. 

by Contributor on Saturday Aug 08 2015

How much would it cost for the City of Grand Forks to test the accuracy of local industries' water meters? Last year, the CAO told me it would be too expensive. But, as far back as five years ago, expert engineering companies have been recommending this to our city.

by Barry Brandow on Friday Jul 10 2015

Deer Committee members; Norm Walker and Barry Brandow do not support a whitetail deer cull.

The deer cull will obviously give British Columbians the impression that the whitetail deer on their historic range is at carrying capacity when the exact opposite is the case.

by Graham Watt on Monday Jun 15 2015

What’s happening with the spring runoff this year?

If you are wondering about the snowpack levels and the river flows this spring you are not alone.

by Barry Brandow on Monday Jun 15 2015

The purpose of the newsletter is to give you information that showcases the collapse of integrity in the management of the province’s wildlife resource.

Two polar opposite meetings took place recently that demonstrates the pathetic leadership of two biologists compared to the good counsel and advice of two Forest Practices Board employees.

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday May 13 2015

Ed Note: I should, by rights, accompany this article with a topless photo, not a head shot. But, ironically, I believe I would be imprisoned for doing so … even though we sexualize everything from orange juice to alcohol in every media ranging from newspapers (Sunshine girls), TV, radio, etc.

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 28 2015

In his media release on the recent federal budget, the Conservative candidate seems proud of his party’s “balanced” budget.  This budget was only balanced by raiding the EI fund (which belongs to the workers who paid dues into it) for $1.8 billion, taking $2 billion out of the $3-billion contingency fund (good fiscal managers should know that contingency funds are for year-end spending in extra