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by Mona Mattei on Wednesday Dec 01 2010
Boundary region youth are involved in risky behaviours including binge drinking, prescription drug use and exposing themselves to unsafe episodes with people via the internet, says a recent report on adolescent health in B.C. Despite some concerns in these areas of health, Anne Smith, executive director of the McCreary Centre Society that conducted the survey, says that youth in the area...
by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 01 2010
Demonstrate your commitment to ending violence against women on Monday, Dec. 6 as the Boundary Women’s Coalition invites all women and men to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Two events will be held; a brief flag lowering ceremony at 11:00 a.m. at Grand Forks City Hall...
by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

When you think about the culture of Rossland you probably pull up the first two unmistakable pieces of the puzzle: a strong outdoor sporting culture and an impressive and continually growing arts scene. A more recent development, spearheaded by the Economic Development Task Force as part of the Strategic Sustainability Commission, has been sparked by the sale and refurbishment of the old Bank...

by Mona Mattei on Wednesday Dec 01 2010
A 14 bed long-term care facility in Grand Forks may finally be opening its doors to customers after seven months of the cold shoulder from Interior Health Authority (IHA). After Broadacres care facility sat vacant for over seven months, owner Rod Gustafson is finally meeting with local long-term care co-ordinators in what he hopes will be the beginning of contract negotiations.
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by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

Did you miss the Santa Parade last Friday? Me too, but thanks to Les Johnson and What's Up In Grand Forks, we didn't have to miss it at all! Watch the video to see the parade from, not one, but two points of view! 

by Wikinews on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

Yesterday's release of more US diplomatic cables by Wikileaks covered pressure on governments, Spain's judiciary, and buying foreign assistance with detentions at Guantanamo Bay. El Pais, one of five mainstream papers partnering with Wikileaks' release of documents, examined key output from Madrid's US embassy.

 

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by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Nov 28 2010
This year in the spirit of giving, make a choice to give differently! Christmas it is the time of year that we share with our friends and neighbours and join with our families to celebrate life. A new trend in giving is to honour our loved ones by donating to causes that they are passionate about. What better way to help support your community, and find a gift for those who have everything...
by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Nov 26 2010

The search for missing Australian man, Owen Rooney, has been extended to Vancouver Island after possible sightings. 

One incident in Nanaimo occurred on Nov. 5 but was not reported to police until one week later. The adult female caller told police she saw a news report that same night and decided after watching it that one of the three bore a resemblance to Rooney, 24-years-old and...
by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Nov 25 2010

The Supreme Court of B.C. has found in favour of the City of Castlegar after owners of the City Centre Motel downtown requested a judicial review of city council's decision to order the structure demolished.

In the judgment, rendered Nov. 19, the Honourable Madam Justice Lynn Smith said, “I do not find the City to have been unreasonable in reaching the decision that it did.”...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Nov 25 2010
Amid tense debate and challenges to the chair, Grand Forks City Council managed to distribute over $75,000 in grant-in-aid funding on Monday night. The 25 applications for 2011 funds were reviewed and the decision making process for the requests, totaling over $200,000, was a lengthy one.
 
After voting down a motion by Councillor Joy Davies to postpone decisions...

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