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By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Apr 06 2011
A car bomb that exploded in Ootischenia this morning has brought up a number of issues, not the least of which (of course) is “whodunit”.
Police say they don’t yet have any suspects in the bombing, which occurred in the 1300 block of Columbia Road at about 1 a.m.
“Castlegar RCMP officers responded, and located a 1992 car that was parked on the property,” said Sgt. Laurel Mathew.
By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Apr 01 2011

Castlegar RCMP are standing by their raid of a marijuana grow-op in Pass Creek last month after the grow’s owner, Velma Mullaney, alleged unfair treatment by police.

By Mona Mattei on Thursday Mar 31 2011
More information is needed before Grand Forks city council will decide if it supports local businessmen’s proposal to develop a casino.
By Mona Mattei on Wednesday Mar 30 2011

In the final days of the race for the provincial leadership New Democratic Party hopefuls are winding their way around the countryside. John Horgan, currently rated number three in the running, took time to stop in Grand Forks to talk to party members. He is the only candidate that actually spent time in the Boundary.

At a luncheon at the Omega Restuarant last Friday, Mar. 25, Horgan not only gave his spiel but also answered questions from the audience.

By Contributor on Wednesday Mar 30 2011

On February 11, the Nelson Chapter of the Council of Canadians held a public forum on CETA, the latest trade agreement that the Canadian Government is negotiating with the European Union at Nelson United Church. Guest speakers were Peter Julian, the NDP International Trade Critic along with Alex Atamanenko, our local MP. A three part video of the event is now available, with part one posted to this story.

By Teralee Trommeshauser on Wednesday Mar 30 2011

I've called oatmeal a lot of things in my life, but "yummy" wasn't one of them, until the last year or so. Maybe I'm just slow to jump aboard this train, but as far as I was concerned, things like oatmeal (or at least what I thought was oatmeal) fell into the "thanks but I'd rather go hungry" category.

By Boundary Sentinel on Monday Mar 28 2011

Fire took the one of the oldest hotels in the Boundary region last night in Beaverdell. Witnesses say that the fire was noticed at about 2 a.m. and the intense heat took the building quickly.

Although there is speculation flying around the small community, the cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Local residents in the north end of town experienced a loss of power during the blaze.

By Mona Mattei on Thursday Mar 24 2011
Walking the trails around Christina Lake you may see a new kind of wildlife which will surprise you – wild boars.
By Alex Atamanenko on Tuesday Mar 22 2011

Technology is ever changing at a speed we can barely keep up with.  For most of us, the idea of a stationary office no longer exists; it now travels with us in the form of a blackberry and the norm in communication has become a device you carry on your hip. 

We stay connected, but at what price and who pays?

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 21 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar Rebels came close, but not close enough to knocking off the Osoyoos Coyotes.

The Desert Dogs scored a pair of one-goal wins on home ice to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey Final.

Corey Allen’s goal early in the third period proved to be the winner as the Coyotes edge the Kootenay Conference Champs 3-2 Sunday in the South Okanagan City.