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LETTER: New NDP MP Candidate introduces himself

LETTER: New NDP MP Candidate introduces himself

I was recently honoured to be chosen as the NDP candidate in the new federal riding of South Okanagan-West Kootenay.  I thank all who took part in the nomination election process.  I especially thank and congratulate my fellow candidate, Margaret Maximenko, and her team, for a tremendous campaign—a campaign that added hundreds of people to an already healthy riding membership.  I also thank the many people who worked hard on my nomination campaign—your help is truly appreciated.  I appreciate the guidance of Alex Atamanenko, who has ably served much of this r

COMMENT: City of Trail offers strongly-worded response to criticism

COMMENT: City of Trail offers strongly-worded response to criticism

The City is responding to Mr. Norm Gabana’s Letter to the Editor, Bridge Reports and Statements Differ, that was published in the Trail Times on Oct. 23. Mr. Gabana is the individual who initiated a petition against the City’s Loan Authorization Bylaw 2775 that was advanced to provide the City with authority to borrow up to $4.916 million to construct a pipeline/pedestrian bridge.

Op/Ed: Need "Good" reason to run for council

Op/Ed: Need "Good" reason to run for council

This Op/Ed was originally shared on a Boundary Facebook group and then sent to us for publication. 

Ever wonder what motivates a person to run for municipal council? While some run with the best of intentions, some folks have really bad, or at least really misguided, motives.

 Here are my top five bad reasons to run:

City council candidate Jason Peil: 'Council should do more asking and listening.'

Jason Peil is one of twelve candidates running for six Nelson city council positions in the November 15 election.

This Q&A session with council candidate Jason Peil is the seventh in a Nelson Daily series with candidates for Nelson City Council in the November 15 municipal election. Previous articles have featured council candidates Anna Purcell

Selkirk College Student Helping Work Towards Peace in Burma

Htoo Paw will be speaking about her life at a Mir Peace Café on October 30 called Transformative Justice: Toward a Sustainable Peace in Burma which begins at 7 p.m. at the Mir Centre for Peace on the Castlegar Campus. — Photo courtesy Selkirk College

Htoo Paw grew up in an entirely different reality than her life today on Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus and she’s determined to ensure young women in Burma are not subjected to a similar plight.

The "I" through history

The "I" through history

“… our Self is our operations centre, our consciousness, our moral compass.”--- Gary Wolf, founder of ‘The Quantified Self Movement’

Selfhood in the Twenty-first Century

Man facing charges after Kelowna airport threat

Man facing charges after Kelowna airport threat

A 35-year-old Alberta man currently residing in Summerland faces several charges after the Kelowna International Airport received a threat to an outgoing domestic flight on Saturday afternoon.

Rossland brewery wins provincial beer award

Rossland brewery wins provincial beer award

The Rossland Beer company has won a prestigious award for its Paydirt Pale Ale. The third place award in the BC Beer Awards is a real coup for the company, which is going from success to success lately.

According to co-owner Petri Raito, his company's success will have a significant spillover (so to speak) into The Mountain Kingdom's tourism industry.

Rossland's Red Mountain by a whisker

Red Mountain appears to be en route to the third round.

LETTER: Trustee comments on Blueberry Creek School meeting

LETTER: Trustee comments on Blueberry Creek School meeting

To the Editor,

I am writing this comment /response to the October 23 article “Meeting on Fate of Blueberry Creek School Draws Hundreds” written by Kyra Hoggan.

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