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by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

 A 24-year-old Castlegar man arrested charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference, one count of possession of child pornography and one count of possession of a prohibited weapon (brass knuckles), has been arrested once again, this time for breaching the conditions of his release.

The man was arrested on Sept. 1 after the Castlegar RCMP detachment...
by Contributor on Sunday Sep 26 2010
“Remember me the way I was,” that is what the note said that the policeman found on Priscilla’s bathroom counter. My God…. after 10 years of living with excruciating pain, after 10 years of doctors and specialists who put her through every pharmaceutical they could think of she took her life! But this 60-year-old mother, sister, artist, dietician, hiker, world traveler could no...
by Contributor on Sunday Sep 26 2010

Teamwork was the theme as more than 125 volunteers met in Nakusp last week (Sept. 17) for the 2010 Kootenay Boundary Area Conference of the BC Association of Health-Care Auxiliaries (BCAHA). The kind of teamwork that saw more than 550 auxiliary members volunteer 131,000 hours of time raising almost $500,000 last year.

"You can see the huge amount of work that can be done when we...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 26 2010
If you enjoy art, culture and history then visit the 60 Tibetan Pearls exhibit at Gallery 2 in Grand Forks between Nov. 5 and Dec. 24. This is a unique collection of paintings by a Tibetan monk that reflects on over thirty years of his life. 
 
This exhibit displays artist Choegyal Rinpoche's painted memories of Tibet during his youth visiting nomadic families in yak hair...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Sep 23 2010
The hammer dropped this week as OmniTrax Inc. posted notice of rail abandonment for the Kettle Falls International line from Kettle Falls to Danville. The death knell gives six months until the last car travels the line. The notice was not a total surprise to politicians and the businesses involved with the efforts to keep the line open.
 
“We expected it. They told...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Sep 23 2010
It is always interesting to watch the process of a group of people when they make decisions. Take Grand Forks city council for example. On Monday night they debated the anti-feeding bylaw with regards to deer. Don’t worry, it passed. But the interesting part is the establishment of yet another bylaw with no teeth.
 
Two councillors registered votes against the bylaw...
by Contributor on Thursday Sep 23 2010
Contributions made by small to medium businesses positively affect the the economy of the Boundary area. In order to recognize all the contributions these businesses make to our region, Community Futures Boundary (CFB) is hosting an open house during small business week.
 
The annual Open House and Business Awards Ceremony will be held on Oct. 14, 2010...
by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Sep 23 2010

Helping the Boundary communities thrive has always been the backbone that motivates the board of the Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities, and this year has been no exception. At their annual general meeting, held on Sept. 8, the board renewed their commitment to continuing the important work of the foundation.

The foundation’s audited report indicated that their funds have...
by Michele Dean on Thursday Sep 23 2010
More and more consumers are choosing sustainable natural products for their homes, gardens and pets. It was once difficult to find such products, but we now have a number of Boundary area businesses that cater to increasing conscious consumption. Hornet Mountain Natural Products, headed by eco-entrepreneur Astrid Kihl, is a Grand Forks business that offers skin care products, make-up, and...
by Nelson Daily editor on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

People with mental health issues, addictions and other disabilities face a “huge barrier” when it comes to finding affordable housing in the city, a new report commissioned by the City has found.

The Housing Needs and Housing Strategy reports said for the nearly 100 Nelson residents who...

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