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by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday Jun 07 2010

Since the weather’s not the best for the usual plethora of outside activities, it’s a great time to focus inside and clear the body.  When the weather finally clears, your system will be detoxified and primed for superior performance!  As well, there are lots of fresh fruit and vegetables around now, so, it’s time to get going on a rejuvenating cleanse.

It’s always important that we try...

by Contributor on Thursday May 27 2010

Phoenix Mountain Alpine Ski Society is getting ready move a building donated by Ross and Elaine Glanville.

We will use it as a new first aid and ski patrol building. The Glanvilles, Regional District of Kootenay Boundary area’s C, D, and E all have donated monies totaling $14,000.00 towards the move, new foundations, interior and exterior renovations," says Treasurer Don Colclough. 

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by Contributor on Sunday May 23 2010

Grand Forks once again welcomes Maitreyi, Yogacharini from India this June. Practical mystic and the founder of Arkaya, Maitreyi is returning to offer her Yoga Bija program - level one of her Foundation Course (which is also the first stage of the 200 hour teacher training.) She has taught a wide variety of people, from Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka, prisoners in Sweden, yoga teachers in...

by Adrian Barnes on Thursday May 20 2010

Look out your window. It's not hard to imagine, this week, that it's still winter out there. In fact, I almost think I can see a skim of fresh snow on the top of Mt. Roberts on the cusp of the weekend when it's supposed to be safe to start planting our gardens. Sigh. Consequently, a little late-season ski news should suit all our moods as we sit by our firesides and sip our hot cocoa (slightly...

by Harvey Oberfeld on Monday May 17 2010

 Is it my imagination or are the NHL refs favoring the U.S. teams when they play Canadian teams? This radical thought crossed my mind last year during the playoffs: it just seemed to me that whenever I watched a Canadian team in the NHL playoffs come up against ANY U.S. contender, the refs were tougher on the Canadian teams when calling penalties.

That feeling has returned to me this...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday May 13 2010

Our region is about to get 'raided' by extreme sports fans, as a six-day, 500-kilometre adventure race invades the West Kootenay. Raid the North Extreme has hosted intense, non-stop wilderness races through some of Canada's most challenging landscape, from Newfoundland and the Queen Charlotte Islands to Revelstoke and Whitehorse, and chief adventure officer Geoff Langford says the competitors...

by Michele Dean on Wednesday Apr 21 2010

“To get a job done, give the task to a busy woman.” This quote certainly applies to Joan Thomas, operations manager at Gaia Green Products Ltd. and the recently elected President of the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament (GFI). Thomas is excited about the months ahead for baseball lovers in the Boundary and beyond.

“This year marks the 30-year anniversary for the GFI,” Thomas...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday Mar 22 2010

Asthma is an increased response of the airways to certain stimuli that are irritants/allergies or sensitivities to that person. This causes broncho-constriction, which means narrowing of the breathing passageways, which can lead to shortness of breath, wheezing or a chronic cough and in some cases can be life-threatening.

Therefore, the goal is to strengthen the immune system, so...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Mar 11 2010

Seva Centre Co-operative is offering an excellent selection of community workshops this March starting this Saturday with Easy Yoga for Renewed Energy. The community wellness classes this month will also see guest facilitator Dominque Clothiaux offer two dance workshops. These workshops are being co-sponsored with Granby Dance Studio.

Clothiaux will present a Journey into the...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 28 2010

The Phoenix Mountain Racers are wrapping up what has turned out to be a very successful season! The Phoenix Mountain Racers were back on the slopes this year after a one year hiatus.  Twenty-five racers participated in the program which teaches basic skiing techniques and skills in as many different snow conditions and terrains as possible.


The season went remarkably well for the...

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