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by Alex Atamanenko on Tuesday Feb 10 2015

The Conservative government accuses MPs who voted against their new “Agriculture Growth Act” as having no understanding of farming. However, this claim does not jibe at all with the farmers that I have spoken to who seem to think otherwise.

by Kyra Hoggan on Sunday Feb 01 2015

Ninety-nine per cent of the time, I’m incredibly proud of the Source, including our interactions on social media. We’ve used Facebook and Twitter to disseminate important public information, to reunite lost pets with their people, even to help find a missing child.

by Contributor on Monday Jan 19 2015

To Mayor and Council of the City of Grand Forks,

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 15 2015

Dear Editor,

The recent election has shown, emphatically, how local residents felt about how the city was run by the previous mayor and council. It was clear that the voters wanted change; a change from government that didn’t listen. They wanted a voice in how the city is run.

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 24 2014

Santa Claus is on the hot seat, literally, after receiving some gentle criticism from local fire officials.

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue deputy chief Dan Derby said they felt a warning was due, given an incident last year involving a singed beard, soot stains, and a not-fully-extinguished fireplace.

by Contributor on Monday Dec 15 2014

Once again a visit to a school board meeting on Dec. 9…

The new board is in place with only two newly elected trustees and five in by acclamation. In other words five with experience.

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 30 2014

I am sure you have heard of the expression “an elephant in the room?” Well, the other day I was walking with two children in the school’s parking lot when I came to an abrupt halt. Right in the middle of the school’s parking lot was an accessibility sign with the words “handicap parking!” Why was this shocking? I will explain.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 28 2014

This Op/Ed video is by Derek Forgie. Some readers might recognize him because he travelled with Clara Hughes' Big Ride as she came through the Boundary and West Kootenays. Check out his stance on the "War on Christmas." 

Bio (NSB): Equality Advocate

by Alex Atamanenko on Friday Nov 28 2014

In Part I of this column, I attempted to present over whelming evidence that human activities are affecting global climate.  The intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is composed of over 2,000 atmospheric scientists from every major country.  In 2001, the IPCC stated unequivocally that human activities are having detectable effects on the Earth’s climate, on the atmosphere and the Ea

by Barry Brandow on Friday Nov 21 2014

I am sending you a letter that appeared recently in the Grand Forks Gazette and the online newspaper, The Boundary Sentinel.

The letter is applicable to every community in the province who has witnessed a significant increase in deer populations within urban settings!