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by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 17 2009

Dear editor,

Last week the three male judges of the BC Appeal Court ruled that they agreed
with the rules of the International Olympic Committee and the female ski jumpers were banned in partaking in the 2010 Games.

In other words, the I.O.C. regulations overrule the human rights laws that are supposed to protect the citizens of this weak-kneed country.

by Mona Mattei on Tuesday Nov 17 2009

Storm warnings could not stop the devastation the wind brought to the Boundary region on Monday night and early Tuesday, Nov. 17. Wind gusts ranging from 50 to 70 kilometres per hour were seen in the last 24 hours around the area along with heavy rainfall. While the weather warning has now been lifted, the damage clean up is just beginning.

by Contributor on Monday Nov 16 2009

Teck Metals Ltd. has donated $400,000 to create an endowment fund ensuring future management of the 964-hectare Fort Shepherd Conservancy area, which runs along more than 8 kilometres of the Columbia River, south of the city of Trail.

 

by Andrew Zwicker on Friday Nov 13 2009

The missing persons case involving 81-year-old Mr. Knee of Grand Forks was solved this afternoon when he was found deceased over the bank of the Paulson Pass highway just north of the Paulson Bridge. Knee vanished from the Boundary residential care facility in Grand Forks Wednesday afternoon.

A representative from the West Kootenay Highway Service described the incident

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Nov 11 2009

Area Conservatives have given Rossland's Stephen Hill the nod to take a run at re-capturing the riding in the next federal election, in a 161-to-132 upset over incumbent Tory nominee Rob Zandee.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 10 2009

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is inviting municipalities, regional districts and First Nation communities to participate in the Columbia Basin Water Smart Initiative (Water Smart) http://www.cbt.org/watersmart, which is working to establish a comprehensive approach to achieve a 20 per cent Basin-wide reduction in domestic water consumption by 2015.

by Contributor on Monday Nov 02 2009

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

The province is taking action to restore full emergency care to  protect British Columbians, Minister of Health Services Kevin Falcon  announced today in introducing legislation to end the strike by CUPE 873, the union representing BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) paramedics and dispatchers.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 28 2009

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

As B.C. continues to experience increased pandemic H1N1 influenza activity, health officials are reiterating important messages regarding the use of antivirals to treat infection
from this novel virus.

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