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By Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Jun 08 2011

 Bring on the local food. Be it striped peppers, purple tomatoes or a squash variety you’ve never heard of before, the Rossland REAL Food Mountain Market is gearing up once again to deliver local treats of all sorts to the Mountain Kingdom.


Building on their success last year with the move from Saturday mornings to Thursday afternoons the market is looking to continue to expand...

By Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Jun 07 2011

The BC River Forecast Centre is issuing a high streamflow advisory for the Kettle and Boundary Regions, including the West Kettle, Kettle and Granby Rivers.

River levels in the region have been rising in response to the warm temperatures associated with a weak ridge of high pressure over southern BC.  

Area automated snow pillows have reported a daily loss of snow water equivalent...

By Michael Wirischagin on Sunday Jun 05 2011
Rotating strikes are underway as the Canada Post Corporation and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) failed to come to an agreement by the drop-dead date of Thursday, June 2 presented by the CUPW.
When it comes to disruptions in the Grand Forks and Boundary areas, Grand Forks CUPW local 746 President Jessica Wirischagin said that there should be little to no...
By Andy George on Sunday Jun 05 2011
Recreation Center Expansion Planning
Discussed first in the primary committee, with motions being made and approved later in regular council, the recreation center expansion seems an endeavour that Grand Forks City Council will endorse.
A new building is being considered adjacent to the skate park which will house:...
By Andy George on Sunday Jun 05 2011
Curves, the workout facility specifically for women, is being heralded for its innovative technological advancements. The investment is sure to streamline operations and offer so much more value for clients.
The Grand Forks location has fully implemented a new computerized personal trainer. Called CurvesSmart, this revolutionary personal training equipment follows...
By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Jun 03 2011

Ed note: The following is a press release issued by a lobby group, in which they name the Castlegar men who penned 'Deflowered in Seconds'. I agonized over whether to publish these names ... at first choosing not to, for fear of repercussions for myself and the young men involved. However, I now know this press release is being issued to many, many news organizations, country-wide, and the...

By Contributor on Thursday Jun 02 2011

Our own Capt. Gerry Rempel, better know in Castlegar as fire chief and airport manager was honoured at the Nelson air cadet squadron’s annual ceremonial review this past weekend.

For his years of service to the community,  Rempel,  commanding officer of the 561 Osprey Air Cadets squadron, was presented with a medal to acknowledge his 17 years of service to the region, by Gordon...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 02 2011

By Linda Barber, Kokanee Rock Club

If you are interested in rocks, gems, Fossils, minerals, crystals, jewelery, geology, geodes, prospecting and anything to do with rocks, then this two-day event next weekend is a must see.

The Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada is having a show in Castlegar at the Castlegar and...

By Andrew Zwicker on Thursday Jun 02 2011

Roller Derby fever continues its epidemic-like spread through area women and now, for the first time in the Rossland area, it has spread to young girls. Yes, following in the path set by Gnarlie’s Angels and the West Kootenay Roller Derby League (which has quickly exploded into Canada’s largest Roller Derby league) the kids are now lacing up their skates as well.  On Sunday, emissaries from...

By Andy George on Thursday Jun 02 2011
The region has a framework from which to tell its story – a dashed line treasure trail stamped with a rugged logo. The new theme from which Boundary Country will market itself to the world was revealed at Gallery 2 on May 31.
Branding is the concept of putting on a mark, to distinguish and highlight, and above all else, to do it consistently. A consistent message...