Daily there are thousands of migrants fleeing to Europe from Syria and Iraq. This year there have been over 300,000 refugees arriving on European shores. People are fleeing the savage rule of ISIS in parts of Iraq and Syria and the ongoing civil war in Syria.
Is The US Dollar Collapsing, or is it Not? There are three schools of thought on where the US dollar is headed, some say it will be dead before Sept. 2015 is over. Some believe it is business as usual, while a third group points to the US dollar as deflating.
This season, the Kootenay Robusters decided to try a different strategy for their paddling season - one that should be especially helpful to new recruits, and enjoyable for experienced team members as well.
What good can come of an election, where a fraudulent, discriminatory disconnection exists between the Canadian voter, and those who Rule?
You just turned 17, and I gave you the stuff and the cash you wanted – as is right and proper for a 17-year-old to want – but I wanted to give you something more, something bigger, in honour of the small child I miss so much, and the spectacular young man who has taken his place, and of whom I am so very proud.
This wildfire season has been one of the most challenging in recent memory.
As of July 14, fire crews have responded to 1,083 fires throughout the province - compared to 523 at the same time a year ago. Of those fires, we know over one-third are human caused. That's 375 fires, leading to an estimated 43,718 hectares going up in flames.
How refreshing and amazing it was that council reconsidered their actions and took an other look at one family's situation. However, no such consideration has been extended to 40 or more families living in the Connors Road/Riverside Crescent subdivision whose quality of life and home resale value has been impacted by train horn noise.
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I just want to give a huge thanks to all those who played a part in allowing me and my family to keep Chumlee and Rosie.
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.
I think Castlegar Mayor and Council owe a local family both money and an apology – not because of a decision made at last Monday’s meeting, but because of the way it was handled, which I feel was heartless.