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by Andrew Zwicker on Thursday Apr 15 2010

Monday evening, the people of the West Kootenay organized in a show of strength unseen in this area in recent years. An estimated 1,500 plus people lined Hospital Road in Trail with signs, drums and vocal chants protesting the proposed cuts to the O.R. at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.

by Alex Atamanenko on Wednesday Apr 14 2010

New immigrants to Canada face a number of challenges in their lives. While they are adjusting to a new country, a new community and a new culture with new habits, they may also be struggling to find how they can best apply their skills to the Canadian job market.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 08 2010

Interactive video sets, 3D animation and amazing displays of artwork are a few of the many things you can experience at the upcoming Digital Arts Student Showcase at Selkirk College in Nelson.

by Mona Mattei on Wednesday Apr 07 2010

It seems that everyone agrees, from our regional rural development chair at Selkirk College to the federal government, the biggest problem threatening our economic future is babies. Or rather, the lack of them. Its not that our population is declining, immigration is boosting the numbers, but that, overall, the population is not growing.

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 06 2010

Prevention is a word that is well known to herbalists.  The practice of herbal medicine uses herbs to nourish and strengthen the body and increase vitality.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 01 2010

The Rossland Skatepark Association (RSA) is inviting the public to an open house meeting regarding the future planning of a skateboard park in the city. All interested residents and members of the public are welcomed to the Rossland Miners' Hall on Apr. 6 from 7-9 p.m.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 01 2010

The number of grizzly bears dying at the hands of humans in British Columbia is regularly exceeding the provincial government’s own limits on bear kills – largely because of trophy hunting, according to new research released on the first day of the bear hunting season in B.C.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 01 2010

"For a child there is no division between playing and learning; between the things he or she does 'just for fun' and things that are 'educational.' The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play." -Penelope Leach

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