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by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

 A storm Monday afternoon closed many local businesses and left City Hall in the dark when winds gusting up to 65 km/h knocked trees onto power lines along Arrow Lakes Drive.

Fortis BC spokesperson Nancy MacLeod said more than 2,300 Castlegar customers were 'power-less' from about 1:45 to 4:50 p.m., while homes and businesses in Genelle and Blueberry had power restored slightly sooner...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

 Castlegar RCMP have laid several charges against a Trail man after an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of July 12.

At approximately 3 a.m, Trail RCMP received a report of a truck that had just been stolen from the Tech Metals parking lot. The vehicle was spotted by two Castlegar officers, and when they activated their emergency equipment in an effort to stop the...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

 “Ridiculous” behaviours are keeping Castlegar RCMP busy this month, addressing complaints ranging from vandalism to recklessly dangerous pranks.

The fun began after an incident the night of July 2, in which the owner of a 2009 Dodge Charger left his sunroof open overnight.
“Somebody decided it would be funny to toss a cigarette through the sunroof,” said RCMP...
by Donovan Hoggan on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

 Imagine coming to work one morning and finding out that your computer network has been attacked. Your bank is wondering why you closed your account and why you haven't responded to their emails.

"But I have responded to them." you say.


 
This is when you find out that you are black-listed all over the world and no one can get your emails. You also find out...
by Nik Green on Monday Jul 12 2010

 

The trial in the death of 12-year-old John Fulton in Rossland this week waded through the testimony of mental health workers as Kimberley Ruth Noyes faces second degree murder charges in the stabbing death of the young boy that took place in August 2009.
 
After pleading not guilty earlier, accused murderer Noyes sat staring blankly at the proceedings as her...
by Contributor on Monday Jul 12 2010

(Columbia Basin) - The 2009/10 Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) Annual Report and audited financial statements are now available to the public. The Annual Report reflects CBT's performance for the 2009/10 year ending March 31, and details the financial investments, spending and delivery of benefits activities.

"For CBT, 2009/10 was a year of action and solid returns on our investments....

by Contributor on Monday Jul 12 2010

My oldest daughter, Jordan, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in mid-March of this year. Since then, we have learned a lot about diabetes and the reality that a cure is needed for the millions of Canadians who have this ‘inconvenience’ disease. As a result, I have decided to raise funds for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) to help find a cure for the disease. I will be running my...

by Adrian Barnes on Monday Jul 12 2010

 It's often hard, in life, to know how to tell friends from enemies and valuable, nurturing relationships from ones that are a waste of time and effort. This problem is nothing new: it's dogged humanity since the dawn of time. Good news, though! That problem, for me at least, is now solved. For the rest of my life, when I meet a new friend-candidate I'll ask a simple question: did you...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Jul 11 2010

Campers have discovered the vandals ruining trees in City Park – the beavers did it said City Councillor Gene Robert at council’s last meeting. Joking aside, council dealt with a light meeting on June 28 deciding the location of the rugby field, authorizing financing for the development of northwest 79 Avenue improvements, and proceeding with a call for nominations for their volunteer...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Jul 09 2010

 

Police are warning local parents to take extra precautions in supervising their children at parks and playgrounds, after an incident last Friday.
 
"The Nelson Police Department is investigating an incident involving an adult male who indecently exposed himself to a seven-year-old girl on July 2 at the Nelson Community Complex," said Sgt. Howie Grant. "Witnesses...

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