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by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Apr 07 2011
At the end of April over 300 firefighters will be descending on Grand Forks to test their mettle. Following their extremely successful Firebells and Fanfares event last summer, the Grand Forks Fire Department decided to invite firefighters back for a busy weekend of training seminars, live demonstrations of tricky rescues, and challenges for prizes.
 
“Over the two days...
by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Apr 07 2011
Dummy races were front and center as the Phoenix Mountain Alpine Ski Society held their annual Spring Fling event this past Sunday at the Phoenix Ski Hill.
 
Over a dozen dummies were hand-made by residents of the area and were sent downhill to win prizes in events such as big air, best crash, and more.
 
Winners were:
 
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by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Apr 07 2011
Potholes threatening to swallow whole people will soon be fixed as the Province of B.C. signed a contract for resurfacing work on Highway 33. The contract, worth more than $2.4 million, has been awarded to Peter's Bros. Construction to resurface 25 kilometres of the road south of Big White Road and north of Beaverdell.
 
Regional Area E Director Bill Baird is not...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Apr 06 2011
A car bomb that exploded in Ootischenia this morning has brought up a number of issues, not the least of which (of course) is “whodunit”.
 
Police say they don’t yet have any suspects in the bombing, which occurred in the 1300 block of Columbia Road at about 1 a.m.
 
“Castlegar RCMP officers responded, and located a 1992 car that was parked on...
by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Apr 06 2011

 A recurring mantra of childhood fatherly advice, a deep rooted love for the region and the desire to do what’s right: Bryan Hunt’s formula for getting elected as the Green Party MP in the BC Southern Interior riding is also a formula he hopes will allow him and folks like him to spend more time in their Kootenay/Boundary hometowns.

Growing up just north of Kaslo in the small farming...
by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Apr 05 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A move to include municipal governments in electrical generation matters is now part of the City of Nelson’s mandate.

City council passed a motion Monday night to throw their voice behind the call to the Province to have independent power projects matters now include local governments as an “equity...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Apr 04 2011

By Dan Spring

An hour before the NDP leadership convention started in Nelson last March 24, The Nelson Daily interviewed NDP leadership candidate and well-known drug-war activist Dana Larsen. 

Larsen was the founding editor of Cannabis Culture magazine, worked for years with imprisoned marijuana seed...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Apr 04 2011

Police diffused a potentially volatile situation on Friday night as a woman prepared to jump from the Nelson Bridge.

Around 12:40 a.m. on Saturday morning Nelson Police officers were called to the scene on the bridge as a distraught female threatened to jump.

“Police arrived in time to prevent the female from doing so and took her into custody...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 04 2011
Dear Editor,
 
The Board of Education of School District 51 (Boundary) invites the community along with, parents, students and school district staff to attend one of two public budget meetings: Monday, Apr. 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Boundary Central Secondary School library and Tuesday, Apr. 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Grand Forks Secondary School library.
 
We...
by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Apr 03 2011
After successful Pap-a-looza events in 2010, Boundary Options for Sexual Health (Opt) Clinic needs to raise hundreds of dollars to hold two more in 2011. What is Pap-a-looza? Pap-a-looza is a chance to have your pap test done by local nurses with special training in reproductive health and pap smears.
 
Pap-a-looza is a partnership between Opt and the B.C. Cancer Agency...

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