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Thursday | Salmon Arm Observer

Noisy storm spares area from fires

A thunderstorm overnight Tuesday that rattled Salmon Arm and beyond started no fires in the immediate vicinity and only a couple of small ones in the Mabel Lake area east of Enderby.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Canada,

Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

City seeks to dispel anti-pathway sentiments

The plan is for the creation of a 10 foot wide, paved pathway for use by walkers, joggers and riders of non-motorized modes of transportation .

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

It's time to change assisted suicide law: Supreme Court of Canada plaintiffs

Anne Fomenoff of Castlegar, BC, is mother of Gloria Taylor during a press conference hosted by the BC Civil Liberties Association in Vancouver, BC, May 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Corn is this week's theme for the Rossland Mountain Market

Today marks the third festival in the Rossland Mountain Market's Third Thursday of the Month Festival Series.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Castlegar Art Walk 2014

Castlegar Art Walk 2014 runs until September 14, featuring more than 30 local and regional artists and artisans, displaying work at 26 venues around Castlegar.

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Related Topix: Canada, Arts, Painting

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

It's a mayor's life

Have you ever wondered what a small town mayor does every day? The answer may surprise you as the job is much more involved than it appears on the surface.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Local tour guide learns as much as guests

With strongly expressed concern for our best interests, and the ability to influence the future of our community, members of city council are being invited to speak through our pages, both print and web.

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Related Topix: Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Selkirk College expects government-funded bulge in LNG-related enrollment

Funding for 54 new learners has been pledged to Selkirk College and new arrivals may begin their training as soon as this September.

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Related Topix: Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Splash

The most optimistic predictions imaginable turned out to be spot-on for the grand opening of Castlegar's highly touted Millennium Ponds.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Denesiuk to carry federal Liberal hopes

Federal Liberal party members from the riding of South Okanagan West Kootenay held nomination meetings on Saturday, July 26. Connie Denesiuk of Summerland was appointed as the Liberal candidate for the next Federal election.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Progress being made on FortisBC Ootischenia project

The news had originally been announced with the level of gusto befitting a $16 million dollar construction project in a rural area next to Castlegar.

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Related Topix: Canada

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Folks flock to Castlegar ponds

Hard to imagine a more successful opening day than the BC Day event for Castlegar's Millennium Ponds on Aug. 4. Castlegar's Millennium Ponds appeared to be well worth every nickle of the $1.6 million price tag, judging by the joyous crowd cooling down and having fun on August 4. Superlatives were at a premium when it came to describing the new ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Civic salaries: how do West Kootenay communities stack up?

The West Kootenay Advertiser looked at the payrolls of local cities and regional districts as well as school districts - although direct comparisons are difficult because not all bodies provide the same services.

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Related Topix: Fire

Lake Cowichan Gazette

EDITORIAL: Crunching numbers

Each year, local governments are required, by law, to release financial information detailing how much was paid on salaries, including a list of all employees that made more than $75,000 per year.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Economy near and dear to councillor

What's good for business is good for the community overall. That's the accepted and widely shared opinion of Castlegar City Councillor Dan Rye on the local retail landscape.

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Related Topix: Canada

Kootenay Advertiser

Kimberley Pipe Band's Dave Ekskog retires

I first met Dave when I was 13 years old. The pipe band had played at the Blossom Festival Parade in Creston and were playing afterwards in a park.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Castanet.net

Cracked window forces landing

A flight from Castlegar bound for Vancouver was forced to make an emergency landing in Kelowna Thursday evening due to a cracked windshield.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Kootenay Advertiser

Visit the West Kootenay

The West Kootenay is an excellent place to travel this summer with various events and activities for the family to enjoy.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Nominations begin for new SOWK riding

Nomination meetings in the newly formed South Okanagan West Kootenay riding are being hosted throughout the region beginning today at 10 a.m. in Grand Forks for the first of four Conservative Party of Canada events that culminate Saturday in Penticton with the appointment of a candidate who will lead the political faction into the next federal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Farmers market growing in the sun

They came from near and they came from far to enjoy the sights and sounds of Castlegar's own farmers market on a recent Saturday next to the Castlegar Station Museum.

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Related Topix: Canada

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