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by Nik Green on Wednesday Nov 18 2009

Three local equestrians have hung their tack up for the winter following a very successful run in events across the province. Shawna Fojt, Mandy Nielsen and Barb Nielsen recently finished strong with an impressive showing at the Island 22 3-day event in Chilliwack B.C.

The ladies, who run under the moniker Team Griffin, all finished with ribbons as Mandy came in fourth place, Fojt came...

by Michael Wirischagin on Tuesday Nov 10 2009

The Grand Forks Border Bruins have had their problems with the Castlegar Rebels this season. Major problems. Heading into this weekend’s home-and-home series against the ‘Gar, the Bruins had lost all three previous match-ups against the Rebels, being outscored 19-5 in 6-0, 7-2, and 6-3 losses. They didn’t buck the trend last weekend as the Bruins lost both games to their Kootenay Conference:...

by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Nov 05 2009

The Grand Forks Border Bruins improved their record to two wins and four losses by beating the Beaver Valley Nitehawks last Friday night since trading away Brent Lucente to the Peninsula Panthers of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League. However, the Bruins were unable to climb closer to the .500 mark in the post-Lucente era, losing on both Saturday and Sunday.

The Bruins weekend...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Tuesday Sep 08 2009


It seems like at this time of year after getting back to school, I always have a few parents in with children who have contracted head lice and are asking what they can use to get rid of them and to not contract them as well.

Head lice are typically identified as small dark brown or black moving specks in the scalp. They can be contracted from playing with another child...