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by Contributor on Monday Jul 19 2010

To date the Southeast Fire Centre has had 44 fires, which have burned 75 hectares. Of these 44 fires, 31 were person caused and the rest were caused by lightning. A few fires of note this season include: the 39 hectare fire that occurred on April 26 in the Lake Enid area (west of Wilmer), the 13.5 hectare fire in Wardner on April 3 and a fire at Greenhills Mine, that ignited June 26 (NW of...

by Mona Mattei on Friday Jul 16 2010
The sacrifice of 12-year-old John Fulton as a way to stop the anti-Christ didn’t work, according to Kimberly Noyes, accused of the second degree murder of Fulton in Grand Forks in August of 2009.
 
For the first time in a trial that has lasted two weeks so far, the court heard the full details of the actual killing as told to Dr. Shabehram Lohrasbe, an expert in...
by Wikinews on Friday Jul 16 2010

 Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay announced on Friday morning a 9 billion Canadian dollar plan to buy 65 F-35 fighters. It would be the largest military purchase in the history of Canada. "I'm convinced the F-35 is good for Canada, good for Canadians, good for the Forces and good for Canadian industry," said MacKay during a press conference.

F-35 aircraft are going to replace the...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 15 2010

Betty Lyons, 80, was reported missing to the Grand Forks RCMP after she failed to return to her home in Calgary.  She left Grand Forks on Monday, July 12 at approximately 10 a.m.  Grand Forks RCMP conducted the investigation but LYONS was not located.

On Wednesday, July 14, at 4 p.m, Lyons' vehicle was spotted down an embankment off the Bombi Summit ( Highway 3), just east of...
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...

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