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by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 14 2010
International borders are invisible lines that humans have marked with fences and border crossing buildings. Invasive plants do not know anything about international boundaries. They don’t stop at the border and declare what they are doing and where they are going. 
 
In 2003 the Weeds Cross Borders Project became official.Two counties in Washington State and two Regional...
by Mona Mattei on Wednesday Jul 14 2010
People are changing the way they think about garbage. When it comes to recycling and reusing, Canadians are shifting their perspective. As Environmental Services Director for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) says, there is no magic garbage can for all our waste anymore. So it's no surprise that as thinking shifts that the way the system operates comes into question. Grand...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

 Castlegar RCMP have laid several charges against a Trail man after an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of July 12.

At approximately 3 a.m, Trail RCMP received a report of a truck that had just been stolen from the Tech Metals parking lot. The vehicle was spotted by two Castlegar officers, and when they activated their emergency equipment in an effort to stop the...
by Nik Green on Monday Jul 12 2010

 

The trial in the death of 12-year-old John Fulton in Rossland this week waded through the testimony of mental health workers as Kimberley Ruth Noyes faces second degree murder charges in the stabbing death of the young boy that took place in August 2009.
 
After pleading not guilty earlier, accused murderer Noyes sat staring blankly at the proceedings as her...
by Contributor on Monday Jul 12 2010

My oldest daughter, Jordan, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in mid-March of this year. Since then, we have learned a lot about diabetes and the reality that a cure is needed for the millions of Canadians who have this ‘inconvenience’ disease. As a result, I have decided to raise funds for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) to help find a cure for the disease. I will be running my...

by Adrian Barnes on Monday Jul 12 2010

 It's often hard, in life, to know how to tell friends from enemies and valuable, nurturing relationships from ones that are a waste of time and effort. This problem is nothing new: it's dogged humanity since the dawn of time. Good news, though! That problem, for me at least, is now solved. For the rest of my life, when I meet a new friend-candidate I'll ask a simple question: did you...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 11 2010

This summer, the Selkirk Saints Athletic program at Selkirk College will host its second annual volleyball camp and its first annual basketball camp. Placing a focus on learning new skills and developing important traits such as attitude, teamwork and work ethic, the camps will offer opportunities for youth to explore, learn and...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Jul 11 2010

Campers have discovered the vandals ruining trees in City Park – the beavers did it said City Councillor Gene Robert at council’s last meeting. Joking aside, council dealt with a light meeting on June 28 deciding the location of the rugby field, authorizing financing for the development of northwest 79 Avenue improvements, and proceeding with a call for nominations for their volunteer...

by Adrian Barnes on Saturday Jul 10 2010
If I’d been a tablet carver back in ancient Babylon and I’d seen a bunch of, to my mind, wacked out kids starting to mark up innocent sheets of papyrus with dyes, I’d have been pretty upset. That whole ink-on-paper thing is an outrage, I’d have thought. That flimsy stuff isn’t permanent, not like stone tablets! And it’s too cheap! What about all those carvers who’ll be driven...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Jul 08 2010
The trial of Kimberly Noyes, a 43-year-old Grand Forks resident, continues this week as the crown presents its case providing evidence that Noyes is responsible for the murder of 12-year-old John Fulton. Over the last two days the court heard testimony from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) major crimes unit officers who were involved in questioning Noyes after her arrest as well...

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