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by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 07 2010
Columbia Power Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Bird as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective Sept. 1.
Ms. Bird was previously the CEO of Canada Line Rapid Transit Inc., and prior to her involvement with the Canada Line she was retained by the City of Vancouver on transportation and infrastructure projects....
by Contributor on Monday Sep 06 2010

By: Damian Inwood, Vancouver Province

Two years after a B.C. man was gunned down while protecting his $1-million marijuana grow-op, charges have been laid against two people, say RCMP. Timothy Niven Tyler, 50, was found by his wife in September 2008 after he was shot on his Beaverdell acreage, about 70 kilometres south of Kelowna.
"He was...
by Contributor on Sunday Sep 05 2010

With today’s busy schedules packing kids lunches for school can be a challenge. Even more challenging is including nutritious foods that will end up in your child’s tummy and not the trash. Packing nutritious lunches helps form life-long healthy eating habits, and balanced nutrition can help your child concentrate, retain knowledge, and be more motivated to learn....
by Contributor on Saturday Sep 04 2010

 The osprey chicks have left the nest and the live-streaming osprey cam, jointly operated by the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) and the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area, has been switched off. Two of the three chicks fledged successfully and this particular osprey family will be soon head south for winter.

The camera, located near Creston, provided a close look...
by Kyra Hoggan on Friday Sep 03 2010

 If you haven't yet got plans for tonight – or even if you do – you won't want to miss out on the big happenings downtown, for a good time AND a good cause.

How about a community barbecue starting at 7 p.m., followed by a movie showing on a 10-foot, outdoor screen, with all proceeds going to the Community Harvest Food Bank?
The festivities are in honour of a...
by Contributor on Friday Sep 03 2010


All Students and Parents: 

* Ensure your children always wear a helmet and other protective gear 
when playing sports, riding their bikes, using scooters or 
skateboarding. Ensure helmets fit properly and that your children secure 
the chin strap every time they go for a ride. 

* Drivers are reminded to watch their speed in school zones to ensure 
safe pedestrian...
by Castlegar Source on Thursday Sep 02 2010

 On Sept. 1, the Castlegar RCMP detachment received a complaint that a 24-year-old Castlegar male had taken photos of a 14-year-old female and sent them to her Facebook account.

The photos were discovered by family members, who then contacted police. Officers from the Castlegar detachment obtained and executed a search warrant at the home of the male, seized a computer and camera...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Sep 01 2010

 Castlegar Mayor Lawrence Chernoff will be setting the record straight this month, when federal Minister of Transportation Chuck Strahl comes to town.

Chernoff said recent funding offered to the Trail airport may indicate some confusion the part of the Ministry.
“I don't understand why they're investing money in small airports like Trail's, when we have a...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 01 2010

 What possible cause would bring St. John Ambulance, Castlegar and District Health Watch, the Rebels and Robusters together in one room?

The second annual Parade of Programs at the Castlegar Complex, of course... an event that drew roughly 500 people last year, according to recreation supervisor Verona Walker.
“This year will be even better – we have about 40...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 01 2010

The Castlegar and District Community Harvest Food Bank is about more than just food – in fact, food bank volunteers are currently finding their days filled with school supplies.

Food bank coordinator Deb McIntosh said the venue is kind of a one-stop shop for local families in need, as they try to help whomever they can; however they can.

“It's not just about food – it's about...


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