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The Cranbrook Community Forest Society and the Wildhorse Cycling Club is requesting that users proceed with caution as the trails dry out throughout the spring. Photos courtesy Jen Siemens

Please treat trails carefully until they’re dry

Spring has arrived and we are grateful to have some areas in…

The Cranbrook Community Forest Society and the Wildhorse Cycling Club is requesting that users proceed with caution as the trails dry out throughout the spring. Photos courtesy Jen Siemens
Hugs & Slugs

Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: To the lady who came running out of Pharmasave to tell…

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Hugs and Slugs for all kinds of weather …

Hugs: A big bro hug to Clint from the city who came…

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John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
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Hugs & Slugs bids farewell to January, 2021

Hugs: Big Hugs to the staff at the Post Office in the…

  • Jan 29, 2021
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B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Proposed homeless shelter; In response to Keystone cancellation; Progressives

Letters to the Editor
Hugs and Slugs

2021 well underway, so here are some … Hugs & Slugs!

Hugs: We would like to give a big hug out to the…

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Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

Interior Health CEO Susan Brown reflects on 2020, expresses hope for 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
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First batch of Hugs & Slugs for 2021

Hugs: Big hugs to Kimberley Fire Department and friends for their annual…

  • Jan 8, 2021
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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Hugs & Slugs: Happy New Year to all our readers and contributors

Hugs: Huge hugs to Steve on 5th Street South who saw me…

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Hugs & Slugs: Merry Christmas to all our readers and contributors

Hugs: A big hug to Dave Humphrey for his weekly “It happened…

  • Dec 24, 2020
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Some Hugs to help Christmas along

Hugs: A Great Big Hug to McPherson’s Funeral Home for the beautiful…

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What do the people have to say these days …

Slugs: To the people responsible for dumping a bed box spring at…

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Second Wave Hugs & Slugs: Stay calm, be kind

Hugs: Huge Hugs for Harriet Pollock for the 35 years of participation…

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The last Hugs & Slugs of November: See you next month …

Hugs: To the people who have already put out their Christmas Lights.…

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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
BC ELECTION

LETTER: Reflecting on the local and provincial election results

Wayne Stetski, the BC NDP candidate for Kootenay East, shares his thoughts on the B.C. election

  • Nov 15, 2020
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