The following is a letter from Jim Reimer, pastor of the Kootenay Christian Fellowship, who is in Haiti right now with a group of students from Mount Sentinel school.
Today is January 15. We started the day with a large tremor at 4 am. It shook our shelter and sent the kids running. To be awakened in this manner was quite scary.
University of Victoria students at Selkirk College are influencing change with regards to health care practices in our local communities. Towards the end of last semester, the fourth year Nursing students held a Mini Conference at the college showcasing twenty “Influencing Change” projects.
At the end of this month, the Selkirk College music faculty will unite
once again at the Capitol Theatre to celebrate and promote the release
of the first album in its 21 year history with Souvenir LIVE.
Photo by Alana Hardyn: The Selkirk College music faculty Selkirk College will
unite once again at the Capitol Theatre on January 29 to celebrate and
promote the release of the first album in its 21 year history with
Souvenir LIVE. From left to right, Mark Spielman, Paul Landsberg,
Steven Parish, Darren Mahe, Laura Landsberg, Kiyoshi Elkuf, Gilles
Wintertime in Grand Forks can mean anything from great skiing, to slippery roads but one of the greatest challenges on any winter day in the valley is the air quality. Winter brings a variety of weather patterns, but it is well-known to see inversions set in over the valley. Inversions sandwich warmer air up high with the colder air below and prevent air flow.
Ed. Note: The following was penned by the editor of our sister paper, The Rossland Telegraph:
My office has recently learned of the latest credit card scam, which I thought would be worthwhile sharing with readers during the holiday season.
The scam works like this:
Environmental educators across the Columbia Basin are being given a special holiday gift courtesy of the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) and the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT): the opportunity to apply for a professional development bursary of up to $500.