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By Charles Jeanes On on Wednesday Jun 26 2013

And the time is flying, seven candles burning low.

It's the new world rising from the shackles of the old.

If we could -- just -- join hands...        --- Led Zepplin, The Rover

When I wrote my last column, Brazil was not in the news; Turkey most definitely was. Now Brazil has become the latest nation where hordes of people are on the...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Jun 17 2013

Local writer Brian T. Seifrit of Fruitvale has joined forces with 100 Mile House author Alison Townsend MacNicol to bring to life events from the late 1950s in A Bloodstained Hammer.

Both MacNicol  and Seifrit will be at the Waneta Plaza Mall in Trail for a book signing Saturday (June 22) from 1-4 p.m.

The authors are tossing out the welcome mat for readers that want...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Sunday Jun 16 2013

One of the downsides of a gluten-, dairy-, soy-free diet is that I sometimes crave something doughy, like perogies, or fritters, or dumplings.

But most of the options I've found taht we're allowed are really just gratuitous carbs, with little nutrition or flavour – expect for these pakoras, which are common in Indian cuisine and come with as many different recipes and ingredients as...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Jun 12 2013

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) wants to strengthen the delivery of its environmental benefits to all Basin residents.  Beginning next week, CBT will be seeking your input by hosting seven open houses and workshops across the Basin, as well as two online workshops and a video-conference workshop. Input from you and others will contribute to the renewal of CBT’s Environmental Strategic Plan.


By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Jun 11 2013

“There is necessity and order, immune to my idea of what should be – or what ought to be if only humans were better.”  - Charles Jeanes, in my last column.

I fully intend to quit my negative habits of criticizing and judging. This column may start in the old vein, but trust me, by the end it is not a rant against capitalism, however it may seem from...

By Const. Rob Gardner On on Tuesday Jun 04 2013

Students at Twin Rivers Elementary School got a treat yesterday when a local police officer came around to thank the kids for their support.

On June 3, Castlegar RCMP Const. Rob Gardner attended Twin Rivers to talk to the students about the upcoming Cops for Kids Ride.

"I am the school liaison officer for Twin Rivers and I noticed they had a Charity fundraiser going,” Gardner. “I...

By City of Trail On on Friday May 31 2013

The City of Trail is preparing a Parks & Recreation Master Plan to guide its activities and investments over the next ten years. As part this process, a community online survey is being provided to the general public. This online survey is one of several community input processes being used in the development of the Master Plan. The Master Plan started in February with focus group and...

By Contributor On on Tuesday May 28 2013

This year marks the 33rd annual Terry Fox Run and the community of Trail needs a volunteer Run Organizer to help keep Terry’s message alive. By becoming a Run Organizer, you become an integral part of carrying Terry’s torch and helping Trail contribute towards finding a cure for cancer. Last year, the Terry Fox Foundation raised over $26 million for cancer research, and with your help we aim...

By Contributor On on Monday May 27 2013

Deryn Collier, author of the 2013 One Book One Kootenay shortlisted Confined Space, will be reading at the Rossland Public Library, Tuesday, June 4th at 7:00pm. On a recent blog post by Confined Space author Deryn Collier, she describes some of the encounters she’s been having since her One Book, One Kootenay shortlisted novel was published.

In the...

By Adrian Barnes On on Monday May 27 2013

Permaculture, a new film by Rossland filmmakers James Klemmensen and Liam Barnes, took home some prizes at the recent U19 Film Fest and is now available for viewing on youtube. The short film documents Bennett's philosopny as he works at his dream of being a self-supporting farmer in the Mountain Kingdom.