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by Contributor on Thursday Mar 25 2010

The BC Recreation and Parks Association’s (BCRPA) Walk BC initiative is launching its newest venture and online resource, an interactive walking route map. As the first map of its kind, it features walking routes and recreational facilities from around British Columbia.

by Alex Atamanenko on Wednesday Mar 24 2010

In 2000, then Liberal Finance Minister Paul Martin cut corporate income tax rates by a quarter, from 28 percent to 21 percent, phased in over five years. The Harper government has continued those cuts from 21 per cent in 2007 to 18 percent today, and is ignoring NDP advice and further reducing corporate taxes 15 percent by 2012.

by Contributor on Monday Mar 22 2010

Last year’s impromptu ‘Gathering’ brought together the legendary group of friends who perfected the freeski alpine lifestyle, melding mountaineering with mogul-mania and fashion with free-dog in Verbier in the 1970s and 80s.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 16 2010

 Dear Editor, As a visitor to the very pleasant town of Castlegar, and when visiting Red Mountain, I slipped on the ice in the parking lot.   It was a hard fall, and I felt it should be checked out by the First Aid attendants in the Ski Patrol Booth.  

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 04 2010

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by Contributor on Monday Mar 01 2010

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture presents Barney Bentall, sponsored by Teck, Trail Operations. Bentall will be fresh from the Olympics, having welcomed the torch with his group the Grand Cariboo Opry and playing free shows in Whistler Village during the games. He will be arriving at the Rossland Miners' Hall Sunday March 14th.

by Adrian Barnes on Thursday Feb 25 2010

A red letter day for Rossland's recreation infrastructure today. This afternoon, Jim Abbott, MP for Kootenay-Columbia, announced two grants designed to strengthen the local economy. Red Resorts will receive repayable funding to the tune of $670 000 through the community Adjustment Fund to upgrade and expand the lodge into a “fully accessible four season conference centre”.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 22 2010

Dear editor,

Kudos to the doctors and nurses who have had the courage to speak out about the proposed cutbacks in the OR department at KBRH in Trail. I would like to throw in my two bits' worth and make it personal.

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