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by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Oct 21 2010

Former Governor General of Canada Adrienne Clarkson was in town this week, conducting interviews for a book she’s planning to publish next year. Entitled Room For All Of Us, the book will focus on a variety of immigrant populations coming out of places of struggle, how coming to Canada impacted them, and how they themselves changed the Canadian culture and landscape.

She interviewed...
by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Oct 21 2010

 

A local subcontractor will no longer be handling City of Castlegar contracts after an incident with a gas service line.
City director of Transportation and Civic Works Chris Barlow said the city has hired contractor Corix Utility to handle the installation of residential water meters. Corix, in turn, hired a subcontractor to carry out the installations.
“(When...
by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 20 2010

Dear Mr. Smith (SD 20 chair);

The School District #20 Facilities Report 2010-2015: Planning for the Future document received September 27, 2010 was reviewed at the October 6, 2010 City of Castlegar Community Wellness and Social Services Committee.  At that time the Committee passed the following recommendation:

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by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 20 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

It’s a zero waste event with a definite upside.

Trash to Treasure Day (T2T) is about turning your trash, or someone else’s, into treasure and reusing what might have been thrown out.
 
This Saturday residents in the Regional District of Central Kootenay, including Castlegar, will be depositing unwanted...
by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Oct 19 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

It’s a zero waste event with a definite upside.

Trash to Treasure Day (T2T) is about turning your trash, or someone else’s, into treasure and reusing what might have been thrown out.

This Saturday residents in the Regional District of Central Kootenay, including...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Oct 19 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The City of Nelson is the odd municipality out in the establishment of a community sustainable living service in the regional district.

Alternative approval process will be used to obtain the assent of the electors to establish the service in every area of the regional district except...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 17 2010
The Grand Forks RCMP are continuing their efforts in locating 24-year-old Owen Kiernan Rooney. Rooney, originally from Australia, was last seen at the Grand Forks Hospital on Aug. 14. He was last seen at approximately 8:00 p.m. that evening sitting outside on a picnic table on the west side of the Boundary Hospital.
 
Update:

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by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday Oct 17 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Nelson saw the greatest influx of new residents into the city in 10 years, according to the results of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce’s Nelson and Area New Resident Survey.

And the figures show they are young.

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by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 13 2010

It was truly a weekend of Thanksgiving for local police, who are reporting a quiet, uneventful several days.

"There were a couple of vandalism incidents, but no major serious crime, which is a good thing - it's nice to see detachment cells empty after a long weekend," said Castlegar RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

"There were quite a few fender-benders, though - people seemed to be rear...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Oct 13 2010

 A Castlegar town-hall meeting is slated for tomorrow night at the Complex at 7 p.m. to discuss Interior Health's (IH's) plan to take Castlegar's ultrasound machine and move it to Trail.

This, after a closed-door meeting earlier in the day with IH regional representative Allan Sinclair and Castlegar Mayor Lawrence Chernoff, representatives from RDCK Areas I and J, and Dr. Waldo Yule,...

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