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by Contributor on 20 August 2009 - 5:42pm

RE: Grand Forks, Nelson - the pot lobby is all around us and Dueling Columnists agree -- on Prohibition!

While researching the legalization of cannabis Mr. Legget must have somehow missed the 2002 report by the Canadian Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs. Far from being the "pot lobby" the senate is our chamber of "sober second thought".

The senate report states "...

by Contributor on 4 August 2009 - 11:44am

Dear Editor,

Regarding the Celgar/Castlegar debacle, I wonder that many people seem to be so clearly on one side or the other.

Does it not occur to anyone to question the City's reported refusal to engage in dialogue with Celgar over the past three years? If true, does that refusal not demonstrate a level of arrogance that matches, if not exceeds, Celgar's arrogance in refusing to...

by Contributor on 3 August 2009 - 1:33pm

Dear Premier Campbell:

On 24 July 2009 I submitted a letter to the Environmental Assessment Office, expressing concerns with the proposed Glacier Howser Private Hydroelectric Project.  Attached please find a copy of this submission.

An overwhelming majority of people in our area are against this project as evidenced by over 1100 people who showed up to a Environmental Assessment...

by Contributor on 26 March 2009 - 9:17am
Dear editor: Just a reminder that tomorrow, Thursday March 26th, is the day of action to keep our rivers wild and our power public. Every step of the way, this campaign has been successfully pushed forward by you. Without all of us out there talking to our family, friends and neighbours, this issue wouldn't be on front pages, TV screens, and radios, and in the hearts of minds of people all...