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by Kyra Hoggan on Friday Jan 29 2010

Castlegar police are asking the public to come forward with any information they might have regarding a home invasion last night.


RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew said a man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after an incident that took place at roughly 10:45 p.m. on Jan. 28, in the 3000 block of Fifth Avenue.


“Preliminary investigation reveals that several...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Jan 28 2010

Big changes are happening for businesses on Market Ave. in Grand Forks - Value Drug Mart is taking on the photo business. Contact Photo that is. As Bill and Sandra Wilby take their next steps towards retirement after 27 years running their successful photography store, Carol and Dave Lajoie are excited to be moving Contact Photo into their store to expand the services they offer. The change of...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 28 2010

Every year the Boundary Women’s Coalition takes time to honour women in the Boundary communities who are outstanding. Not outstanding to them, but outstanding to their friends, the community and anyone who chooses to nominate them. Nominees are recognized on International Women’s Day, March 6, 2010.

The Coalition would like to provide an opportunity to invite the residents of the...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 28 2010

Becoming a grandmother has certainly put a delightful spin on Susan Klarner’s life. One outcome is Story Time at Kocomo’s, a free event being launched on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11:30 a.m. featuring storyteller JJ Henderson.

Kids get to sit on the Story Time mat in the “Chocolate Room” at the back of the coffee shop and have hot chocolate, while mums and dads get to visit.

“Being a...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Jan 28 2010

Cannabis is the word of the week as the premier of the documentary two years in the making hits the airwaves tonight on CBC. The show, Cannabiz, follows the evolution of the marijuana culture and industry in the Grand Forks area from the mom and pop growers to the more criminalized elements evident today. Cannabiz highlights the different factions involved in the industry,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 27 2010
The five public post-secondary institutions providing education and training to British Columbia’s Southern Interior are joining forces to collaborate on new training opportunities and services.

Leaders from the College of the Rockies, Selkirk College, Okanagan College, University of British Columbia Okanagan and Thompson Rivers University recently signed a Memorandum of...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jan 27 2010

Castlegar Mayor Lawrence Chernoff is publicly calling for province-wide tax reform in response to a range of issues facing B.C. municipalities, including Castlegar.

Chernoff said the systems by which taxes are collected and distributed were created based on obsolete criteria - what made sense decades, or even centuries, ago does not serve the modern province's needs.

Addressing...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jan 27 2010

Castlegar police, while encouraging Olympic enthusiasm, are cautioning residents against overdoing it.


RCMP Cpl. Mike Mysko, in charge of the city's new Crime Reduction Unit, had an illustrative example of what not to do while celebrating the Olympic spirit.


“(On the evening of Jan. 21), I was working one of our very first evening shifts in the crime reduction...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 27 2010

The following is a press release issued by the provincial government:

As B.C. prepares to welcome the world to the 2010 Winter Games, the B.C. Government, Better Business Bureau and Consumer Protection BC are reminding both International visitors and Canadian residents to be careful and do their homework before booking vacation rentals.

Online classified advertisements...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jan 25 2010

Christina Lake's annual Winterfest was a success once again. Along with children's and adult's indoor games and the pie and chili contests, the snow pitch event had eight teams competing for the winners circle.

Winners to be announced.....

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