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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 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 Contributor on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

Effective at noon July 5, 2010 all medium and large-sized open fires are prohibited within the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. Specifically this prohibits:

  • Burning waste, slash or other material, whether piled or unpiled, that is larger than 0.5 metres in height or 0.5 metres in width.
  • More than two...
by Wikinews on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

The Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM), an Afghan human-rights group, stated yesterday that 2010 was the worst year in terms of violence for the country since US-led troops occupied the country in 2001.

The ARM says that civilian deaths have risen and that Taliban insurgents have not been defeated despite a surge in troops in Afghanistan. "In terms of insecurity, 2010 has been the worst...

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 Wikinews on Monday Jul 12 2010

 he Amalthea, renamed the Hope for its mission as an aid ship carrying goods bound for the Gaza Strip, departed the Greek port of Lavrio yesterday, but is reportedly diverting away from its original destination and now plans to dock at the Egyptian port of el-Arish.

The ship was chartered by Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation to carry goods such as food, medicine,...

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...
by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jul 08 2010
The recent two-week layoff at the International Forest Products (Interfor) Grand Forks mill was a result of a combination of poor market conditions and weather. While some maintenance functions continued since the shutdown that started on June 28, most of the workers have had an unplanned summer vacation.
 
Because of the overly rainy month of June, trucks have been...
by Contributor on Thursday Jul 08 2010

Temperatures are finally beginning to climb around B.C., and many of us will be heading outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather. Interior Health wants to remind residents about the importance of being sun-smart and heat aware to stay safe and healthy this summer.

 
Excessive sun and heat exposure can lead to heat-related illness such as dehydration, sun stroke and heat...

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