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by Alex Atamanenko on Tuesday Feb 09 2010

It is hard to imagine that before the 1979 Soviet invasion, Afghanistan was a country where many ethnic groups and tribes lived in harmony with their neighbours. They had a subsistence economy and a central government. Unlike today there was no sign of extremist inspired suicide bombings or a heroin based economy.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 09 2010

Dear Boundary Citizens,

by Contributor on Monday Feb 08 2010
Dear editor, It is with great regret that the department of surgery must submit this letter. We strongly believe that the public has a right to know what is happening to their surgical services at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Trail.
by Contributor on Monday Feb 08 2010

A workplace human rights complaint can cost an employer money, time and reputation. Small business employers, which are 43% of B.C. businesses, can be hit especially hard if the case goes to a B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing. Legal fees might reach $20,000 to $30,000.

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 03 2010

(Trail, BC) When Jim Urquhart shut down his meat business a couple of years ago, local people who had become accustomed to the taste of his incredible sausage offerings mourned the loss of their favorite flavours. Many knew they’d never taste the like again. It seems, however, that they’ll get at least one more chance to break their fast upon Jim’s offerings.

by Andrew Zwicker on Tuesday Feb 02 2010

Rick Mercer's Rossland Winter Carnival episode aired Tuesday evening on CBC. Watch it here. Also, over the weekend, the Telegraph caught up with Mercer on his cell phone for a quick chat about his time in the Mountain Kingdom.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 01 2010

Columbia Basin Trust's (CBT) Community Initiatives (CIP) and Affected Areas Programs (AAP) are currently accepting applications across the Basin for community-supported projects.

The CIP and AAP are CBT's largest and longest running programs and will provide communities with $3.3 million in 2010. This is the third of a three-year $10 million-commitment by CBT.

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.

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