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by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Feb 08 2011

Police are rescinding a public warning sent out earlier today after determining a “child abduction” did not, in fact, take place.

“We can now confirm that this incident is unfounded,” said RCMP Inspector Nick Romanchuk.  “During the early stages of our investigation, we felt that it was imperative that we forward this information to the public as soon as possible, however, we are now...
by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 08 2011

An innovative educational program starting in early March will help caregiving family members from the Kettle Valley deal with the loss and grief issues associated with dementia.

“The dementia journey requires ongoing adjustment to many changes over a long period of time that result in feelings of loss,” explains project leader Dr. Penny MacCourt, from the Centre on Aging at University...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 07 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s obvious the Nelson Leafs do not want to spend another off-season hunting for a coach and GM.

Which is why team president Russell Stocks announced the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise has resigned current skipper Chris Shaw to another season with the Green and White.

“Chris, in...

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Feb 07 2011

Today looks to be an exciting day for 11-year-old Cole Hoodicoff, the Castlegar boy facing potential paralysis after a devastating ski accident Jan. 3.

Cole's father, Brad, told The Source Cole will be receiving a visit this morning from Paralympian Rick Hansen, who has received both the Order of Canada (the country's highest civilian honour), and the Order of British Columbia...

by Castlegar Source on Monday Feb 07 2011

A Castlegar couple has been confirmed as winners of a $3.02-million lottery jackpot.

Bela and Sandra Fesus appeared in BCLC’s Kamloops office Friday, ending weeks of speculation as to who in the small West Kootenay community held the winning ticket from the December 29 Lotto 6/49 draw.

“I had heard that (there was an unclaimed winning jackpot ticket), but I never dreamed in a...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday Feb 06 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Construction begins this week on the Waneta Expansion Project as the $900-million powerhouse addition to Teck’s Waneta Dam starts in earnest.

Crews are working to remove “overburden” in anticipation of blasting for the new powerhouse intake and adit portal areas, according to a press release from the...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 06 2011
International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their communities
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This year the Boundary Women’s Coalition will once again provide an opportunity for...
by Contributor on Sunday Feb 06 2011

The deal for the purchase of the former Pope and Talbot mill located at Midway, B.C. has been finalized.

Doug McMynn, president of the board of directors of Boundary Sawmill Inc. (BSI) was pleased to announce, “It’s been a hectic week to finish off the negotiations however, we are happy and relieved it’s over and that the deal has been completed.”

The deal includes: a 10-year...

by Michael Wirischagin on Sunday Feb 06 2011
Parents expecting Saturday morning drop-in soccer this spring will be greatly disappointed if they don’t sign up by Feb.15. The newly formed Boundary Youth Soccer Association (BYSA) – the group running all youth soccer this year – wants all parents to know they must register soon.
 
BYSA is quite concerned that they may not get enough children registered to be able to...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Feb 03 2011
With files from Michael Wirischagin
 
The Sentinel has been censured for doing too good a job it seems.
 
Boundary Sawmill Inc. probably completed the purchase of the Midway mill site on Friday last week. Do you want to know what happened? Are you, dear readers, curious what this all means to the Boundary as a region, not just Midway...

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