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by Teralee Trommeshauser on Wednesday Mar 30 2011

I've called oatmeal a lot of things in my life, but "yummy" wasn't one of them, until the last year or so. Maybe I'm just slow to jump aboard this train, but as far as I was concerned, things like oatmeal (or at least what I thought was oatmeal) fell into the "thanks but I'd rather go hungry" category.

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Mar 28 2011

Fire took the one of the oldest hotels in the Boundary region last night in Beaverdell. Witnesses say that the fire was noticed at about 2 a.m. and the intense heat took the building quickly.

by Alex Atamanenko on Tuesday Mar 22 2011

Technology is ever changing at a speed we can barely keep up with.  For most of us, the idea of a stationary office no longer exists; it now travels with us in the form of a blackberry and the norm in communication has become a device you carry on your hip. 

We stay connected, but at what price and who pays?

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Mar 16 2011

Late last Friday night and into early Saturday morning, one of Rossland’s oldest continually operating businesses suffered a fire on its property. Paterson Pole ltd.--better known as the old Jones sawmill--had its planer room burn to the ground in the event. Terry Martin, the regional district’s fire chief, was the first to arrive on scene at 11:30 PM.

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 16 2011

The Scotiabank MS Walk is the largest fundraiser of the year for the West Kootenay Chapter of the MS Society. The Chapter, now in its 11th year, relies on donations and fundraising to provide services and programs to people living with MS and their families throughout the West Kootenay & Boundary. They are also an invaluable resource for caregivers and service providers.


by Teralee Trommeshauser on Tuesday Mar 15 2011

It seems we're always looking for the new great thing that's going to get us fit, shed the pounds, and motivate us. Many of us put in a half-hearted effort of working out, decide that those particular exercises don't work, but wait... what's that? Jennifer Aniston uses what? Well, then! That's my ticket too!

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Mar 09 2011

It’s not every night that you get to take part in mass sing-alongs to Disney songs and witness public swapping of clothes between male and females in front of a crowd in the Miners' Hall, but this weekend--for the third time--one of Rossland’s most fun annual fundraising events will once again provide just that mix. And more.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 08 2011

If you spot a fire in Syringa Provincial Park this month, it’s likely due to a prescribed burn.

The Ministry of Natural Resource Operations and BC Parks are planning a 20-hectare prescribed burn near the campground and day-use area to reduce the wildfire risk and maintain local ecosystems.