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by Contributor on Sunday Oct 17 2010

Common Grounds TV has launched! Starting in Halifax, the co-hosts prepared for filming during their cross-Canada trip from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Tofino, British Columbia. 

Born of a mutual desire to chronicle the best places to get coffee on the ultimate road trip, Nik Green and Edan Marshall took Common Grounds TV traveling through the nation's most interesting cities, visiting...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 14 2010
With files from Lori Culbert, PostMedia News
 
Providence Lake Dam in the Phoenix mine area (also known as Marshall Lake) has been named one of nine “high risk” dams in danger of collapse. In an investigative story published in the Vancouver Sun, Ministry of Environment officials stated that they have reviewed the nine dams and there is little...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 14 2010
Over 100 people from the West Boundary area have said that they are interested in potentially buying a $10,000 share in the newly formed Boundary Wood Products Inc. The company, unveiled by local government representatives last week, is trying to raise between $3 – 5 million to finance the new business.
 
Following the announcement by the West Boundary Communities of...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 14 2010

The communities of the West Boundary have taken a leap of faith. In an economy where the lines between government ownership of resources and private sector businesses don’t often merge, Boundary Wood Products Inc. has been born. 

While there are few mainstream examples of community-owned forest operations, some of the best examples of the type of business that the West Boundary...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 14 2010
A stroll through the latest art exhibit to open at the Grand Forks Art Gallery is both educational and exotic. The traditional Tibetan art by Choegyal Rinpoche depicts Tibetan life from sketches to full colour paintings. Some of the works are strictly spiritual renditions, but most are of the day-to-day life of a Tibetan.
 
The 60 Tibetan Pearls exhibit is truly a...
by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Oct 14 2010
The Grand Forks Border Bruins may have found the answer to their anemic offensive this past week adding brothers Yan and Artsiom Kalashnikov of Belarus to the roster. With both paying dividends in only their second game in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), they became the only high spot in what was otherwise a disastrous two week stretch for the Border Bruins. ...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 14 2010
The City of Grand Forks renewed their commitment as a solar community when they received a certificate from SolarBC at their last meeting. Nitya Harris, executive director for SolarBC, was on hand at the meeting to talk to council about SolarBC’s activities across the province and opportunities for home owners and businesses alike.
 
Funded jointly by the provincial...
by Contributor on Thursday Oct 14 2010

Next Friday, Oct. 22 marks the beginning of Boundary District Arts Council’s Performance 2010-2011 concert series, as Ballet Kelowna dances its new fall offering, Aspects of Love. This dance company first graced the Grand Forks stage in 2006.

What in 2002 seemed like a pipe dream has blossomed into a “Made in Kelowna” boutique dance company that is gaining attention across B....

by Allyson Kenning on Wednesday Oct 13 2010

Monday morning saw Rossland’s first Turkey Trot event at the head of Centennial Trail.  Organized by Pat Hinds, owner of Mountain Life, the race was sponsored by Ferraro Foods, Bear Country Kitchen, Ross Vegas, and Mountain Life, and all the proceeds went to the Rossland Skate Park Association.

There were three races: a 1km for younger kids, a 5km for older kids and adults, and a 10km...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Oct 13 2010

 A Castlegar town-hall meeting is slated for tomorrow night at the Complex at 7 p.m. to discuss Interior Health's (IH's) plan to take Castlegar's ultrasound machine and move it to Trail.

This, after a closed-door meeting earlier in the day with IH regional representative Allan Sinclair and Castlegar Mayor Lawrence Chernoff, representatives from RDCK Areas I and J, and Dr. Waldo Yule,...

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