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by Contributor on Thursday Apr 01 2010

The Rossland Skatepark Association (RSA) is inviting the public to an open house meeting regarding the future planning of a skateboard park in the city. All interested residents and members of the public are welcomed to the Rossland Miners' Hall on Apr. 6 from 7-9 p.m.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 01 2010

The number of grizzly bears dying at the hands of humans in British Columbia is regularly exceeding the provincial government’s own limits on bear kills – largely because of trophy hunting, according to new research released on the first day of the bear hunting season in B.C.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 01 2010

"For a child there is no division between playing and learning; between the things he or she does 'just for fun' and things that are 'educational.' The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play." -Penelope Leach

by Amber Hayes on Monday Mar 29 2010

Contemplating the heady flow of data in and out of my current work environment, it surprises me that I am returning again for a quick chat on Social Media, more so that I am choosing Twitter to chat about.  Why Twitter? Well because Twitter just turned four years old and recently just tweeted its 10 billionth tweet.

by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Mar 28 2010

Grand Forks RCMP are investigating reports of attempted fraud where an individual has telephoned to ask for money. The individual appears to be targeting elderly people, stating that their grandchild is needing money to pay bail or lawyer fees.

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 25 2010

The BC Recreation and Parks Association’s (BCRPA) Walk BC initiative is launching its newest venture and online resource, an interactive walking route map. As the first map of its kind, it features walking routes and recreational facilities from around British Columbia.

by Alex Atamanenko on Wednesday Mar 24 2010

In 2000, then Liberal Finance Minister Paul Martin cut corporate income tax rates by a quarter, from 28 percent to 21 percent, phased in over five years. The Harper government has continued those cuts from 21 per cent in 2007 to 18 percent today, and is ignoring NDP advice and further reducing corporate taxes 15 percent by 2012.

by Contributor on Monday Mar 22 2010

Last year’s impromptu ‘Gathering’ brought together the legendary group of friends who perfected the freeski alpine lifestyle, melding mountaineering with mogul-mania and fashion with free-dog in Verbier in the 1970s and 80s.