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Seniors Dinner 2021 cancelled; The time to act is now

  • Nov 19, 2021
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95 % of B.C. considered unceded lands

To the editor; It’s time to have an open and honest discussion…

Pictured is the late Ray Demarchi, who was a notable Kootenay Region wildlife biologist and BC’s Chief of Wildlife. Submitted file.

A personal tribute to Ray Demarchi

Rob Neil and Bill Hanlon On September 28, 2021, Ray Demarchi passed…

  • Oct 8, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
A contractor has been hired to trap and relocate a ‘problematic’ beaver in the Idlewild Park wetlands area. Photo courtesy Karen Peters.

LETTER: Beavers of Idlewild Park

Many questions surrounding the relocation of a beaver at Idlewild Park

  • Sep 10, 2021
A contractor has been hired to trap and relocate a ‘problematic’ beaver in the Idlewild Park wetlands area. Photo courtesy Karen Peters.
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Hugs & Slugs: It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity

Hugs: Huge hugs to the staff at Tanglefoot Veterinary Clinic in Cranbrook.…

  • Aug 13, 2021
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Summer of Hugs, Summer of Slugs

Hugs: To Sophie Pierre and the people of the Ktunaxa for the…

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Hugs & Slugs: What’s the word from July?

Slugs: To the city of Cranbrook for not enforcing watering restrictions. Bigger…

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Hugs & Slugs from the Heat Dome Days

Astonished Hugs to Crystal Glass facility. Brought in two older style sash…

  • Jul 2, 2021
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Cool things down with some Hugs & Slugs

Hugs: To the lady making and handing out the “sunchatchers of appreciation”…

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A batch of Hugs and Slugs to welcome June

Slugs to the commuters, especially the pickup trucks, taking 13th Ave S…

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Hugs & Slugs, while we wait for the summer

Hugs to all the health care professionals and other helping hands at…

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Hugs & Slugs: how do you like your spring so far?

Hugs: To Leanne Goddard for being a great accountant and a kind…

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A cycle of circuit breaker Hugs & Slugs

Hugs: On Thursday, April 1, I went to DJ’s hair salon and…

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The Rotary Park Auto Tourist Camp, circa 1923. Two years later, the camp was moved Pooley Avenue, and is now the Mount Baker RV Park. Courtesy Jim Cameron.

Mount Baker RV Park: What is the cost of NOT operating it?

Let me play devil’s advocate for a bit here, and look at…

  • Apr 13, 2021
The Rotary Park Auto Tourist Camp, circa 1923. Two years later, the camp was moved Pooley Avenue, and is now the Mount Baker RV Park. Courtesy Jim Cameron.
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LETTER: Who would do such a thing?

Nesting goose shot on Wycliffe property

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LETTER: Who would do such a thing?

Nesting goose shot on Wycliffe property

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Hugs and Slugs to welcome the Spring

Hugs: To Lori at Home Depot. I had to pick up seven…

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Letters to the Editor: Dogs and stix don’t mix

We recently lost our beautiful 13-month old black lab, River. We were…

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