One of the arguments I'm hearing most in opposition to the city's proposed parcel tax is criticism over city council spending money on the Millennium Park Ponds – the argument being that council self-indulgently bought a shiny new toy we can't afford and now residents are footing huge tax bills as a result.
Honourable Minister McCallum,
The West Kootenay Friends of Refugees agreed to sponsor a Syrian family of four, through the BVOR program, on Jan.6/16. As you are probably well aware, this is an exciting commitment for dozens of people in any sponsoring community. We have spent countless hours fundraising and preparing the community of Rossland BC to welcome this family.
The word “traumatized”is a fascinating and viciously misused word.
You had a brutal experience? You saw something no one else should ever see?
So apparently the latest trend is to declare ‘stupid’ a modern swear word. I actually heard a mom say to her toddler not to use the ‘s’ word, and had a reader call me out for cursing whenI used it. (I’m not sure where that leaves us in dealing with the other ‘s’ word, but that’s a debate for another time.
As a teen the fantastical technology of Star Trek riveted me.
"Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetimes, sometimes with devastating consequences." This statement is from a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Why a retrospective?
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.
I am Mark Wilson - School Trustee for the Trail area and after reading the Article on the Sale of Blueberry School dated October 30/15 in your paper, I would like to clarify a few items. These are my opinions backed by facts.
1. The vote to sell this school for $1 was passed by the slimmest majority on October 27/15, not by a strong majority as mentioned by Trustee Ganzert.