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Fifty volunteers pitch in for 2011 Trails Day

Fifty volunteers pitch in for 2011 Trails Day

Fifty volunteers turned up bright and early Saturday morning for Trails Day, the seventh annual trail-building blitz organized by Patrick Kinghorn of the Kootenay Columbia Trails Society (KCTS).

Cat owners disturbed by spate of disappearances

Many cats have gone missing last fall and this spring, disappearing without a trace — possibly in the jaws of coyotes — while others have found their cats fatally mauled by dogs.

Health inspector available to answer questions about selling food at market

As the first Mountain Market rapidly approaches, interested vendors should note that a free public information session on newly relaxed health and safety guidelines has been scheduled for June 15 at 5 p.m. at the library.
HST gains support in new poll

HST gains support in new poll

Dix wants PST back where it was

Dix wants PST back where it was

Plenty of good times at mellow Wing Ding

Plenty of good times at mellow Wing Ding

Rossland's Spring Wing Ding on Saturday came on hot and blue, with buskers, street vendors, ice-cream, and deals all over town.
Climate experts study extreme weather

Climate experts study extreme weather

Betty Fox is 'seriously ill'

Betty Fox is 'seriously ill'

Betty Fox, mother of the late Terry Fox, the Canadian hero from Port Coquitlam, is seriously ill, according to a statement posted today on the Terry Fox Foundation website.

Fibre optic upgrades, faster Internet on the horizon

Although no details have yet been released, a Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) announcement can be expected in June on some progress on long-stalled plans for a fibre optic network to deliver high-speed Internet throughout the region.

Preventing cancer at the next Green Drinks

Another Green Drinks event is planned at the Rock Cut on June 7, this time focused on pesticide-free growing.