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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 Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jul 01 2010

The 2010 Pharmasave Christina Lake Triathalon was challenging for the participants, but worth all their hard work. There were individual participants from youth to seniors, and teams took a run at the prizes too. Biking the hill up from the townsite, swimming the lake, and running the course on a hot day worked up a sweat for the treats served up by the Grand Forks Rotary Club at the end of...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 30 2010

This summer, Whitewater Ski Resort plans to install its new Glory Ridge Chair. The chair was formerly identified as the BS1 lift in the Master Plan, and will service the terrain currently referred to as the Backside. “The mountain crew, in cooperation with mother nature, hope to have the lift ready to load as conditions permit this coming season” says General...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jun 30 2010

 Local hockey fans can now track more than just one Castlegar hockey hero in the NHL – the Oilers' Shawn Horcoff will now have to share the local limelight with Luke Walker, 20, who was fifth-round draft choice for the Colorado Avalanche.

Walker is following in the footsteps of hockey dad Gordie Walker, who played in 31 NHL games with the New York Rangers and Los Angeles...
by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday Jun 21 2010

This column should help give you ways to minimize your exposure to heavy metals. Also, if you work where exposure is a possibility, this will give you ways to protect yourself on an ongoing basis.

Some of the symptoms of heavy metal exposure are diarrhea, abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, anemia, slow healing acne, high blood pressure, kidney damage (elevated BUN, creatinine),...

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...

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