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by Contributor on 7 February 2012 - 4:58pm

An open letter to the community of Castlegar;

Interior Health would like to apologize to the residents of Castlegar and area for not properly informing you of the temporary closure of the emergency department last Saturday.

Interior Health has contingency plans in place when facing a service interruption like this, which includes notifying community officials, the public, and the...

by Contributor on 7 February 2012 - 4:58pm

An open letter to the community of Castlegar;

Interior Health would like to apologize to the residents of Castlegar and area for not properly informing you of the temporary closure of the emergency department last Saturday.

Interior Health has contingency plans in place when facing a service interruption like this, which includes notifying community officials, the public, and the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on 29 January 2012 - 2:35pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

Do we accept Stephen Harper’s “new Canadian patriotism”?

We in the Kootenays, with pacificist traditions from Quakers, Doukhobors, and Viet Nam war resisters, surely must be alerted by a Prime Minister with a vision of Canada standing tall with military muscle beside imperial nations like America and Britain.

I fear that maybe...

by Nelson Daily Sports on 29 January 2012 - 2:35pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

Do we accept Stephen Harper’s “new Canadian patriotism”?

We in the Kootenays, with pacificist traditions from Quakers, Doukhobors, and Viet Nam war resisters, surely must be alerted by a Prime Minister with a vision of Canada standing tall with military muscle beside imperial nations like America and Britain.

I fear that maybe...

by Contributor on 26 January 2012 - 4:10pm

Letter to the Editor:

Last Thursday, four of the Lions executive waited for our turn to visit the Chamber of Commerce board meeting. In the closed meeting of the chamber board, a discussion of how to proceed with the eviction of the Lions Club.

For 41 years, the Castlegar-Selkirk Lions have been involved in Castlegar. Shopping locally, giving funds back to the community....

by Contributor on 26 January 2012 - 4:10pm

Letter to the Editor:

Last Thursday, four of the Lions executive waited for our turn to visit the Chamber of Commerce board meeting. In the closed meeting of the chamber board, a discussion of how to proceed with the eviction of the Lions Club.

For 41 years, the Castlegar-Selkirk Lions have been involved in Castlegar. Shopping locally, giving funds back to the community....

by Contributor on 23 January 2012 - 7:03pm

The best way to explain my issue would be in chronological order but would require a longer article to accomplish.

A condensed version, in this case, is applicable.

On December 30th  at 3:50 p.m., our vehicle was caught in a collision with what best described was a pothole.

The pothole measured 48 inches long by 20 inches wide and was 7-1/2 to 8-1/2 inches deep....

by Contributor on 23 January 2012 - 7:03pm

The best way to explain my issue would be in chronological order but would require a longer article to accomplish.

A condensed version, in this case, is applicable.

On December 30th  at 3:50 p.m., our vehicle was caught in a collision with what best described was a pothole.

The pothole measured 48 inches long by 20 inches wide and was 7-1/2 to 8-1/2 inches deep....

by Contributor on 12 January 2012 - 3:10pm
This week, teachers of Grade 4 and 7 students in School District #20 will be sending letters home with students asking parents to withdraw their children from writing the FSAs (Foundation Skill Assessment) exams.
 
Why?

The FSAs do not count toward student’s marks nor do the results actively support learning.

They are expensive to develop...
by Contributor on 12 January 2012 - 3:10pm
This week, teachers of Grade 4 and 7 students in School District #20 will be sending letters home with students asking parents to withdraw their children from writing the FSAs (Foundation Skill Assessment) exams.
 
Why?

The FSAs do not count toward student’s marks nor do the results actively support learning.

They are expensive to develop...

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