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Letters to the Editor

by Andrew Bennett on 20 September 2012 - 10:39am

Dear Laurie Charlton,

I write in response to your recent condemnation of council's process in hiring our new CAO/CFO.

I've added some headings to break things up.

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by Contributor on 13 September 2012 - 8:38am

Dear editor,

As director of the RougeMusic concert series and as a professional musician, I feel passionate about ensuring that there is a thriving arts community in Rossland.

Currently I am raising funds and managing large budgets for the Health Arts Society’s Kootenay wide concert series, as well as other concert series in the region, all of which are doing well financially....

by Contributor on 12 September 2012 - 10:41pm

To the Editor;

In recent months I have passed through Grand Forks on two occasions. During my first visit I drove by what could be described as an "animal compound" adjacent to the Kettle River. I observed animals, particularly horses, kept in what I consider to be appalling and unacceptable conditions. In June some of these horses were standing up to their shins in...

by Letters to the editor on 30 July 2012 - 9:30am

The Hon. Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

Place de Ville, Tower C, 29th Floor, 330 Sparks Street

Otatwa, Ontario, K1A 0N5

RE:  Closure of the Nelson BC DFO Office

Dear Minister:

I write to bring to your attention concerns that are being voiced by local...

by Letters to the editor on 30 July 2012 - 9:30am

The Hon. Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

Place de Ville, Tower C, 29th Floor, 330 Sparks Street

Otatwa, Ontario, K1A 0N5

RE:  Closure of the Nelson BC DFO Office

Dear Minister:

I write to bring to your attention concerns that are being voiced by local...

by Contributor on 23 July 2012 - 5:35pm

Dear Editor:

I am writing about hearings that are to be held in our area with respect to the way the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission has decided to divide up the province between Members of Parliament.

Hearings in our area are scheduled for Nelson on October 2, 2012 and Castlegar on October 3, 2012. None are scheduled for Trail.

One might wonder...

by Contributor on 23 July 2012 - 5:35pm

Dear Editor:

I am writing about hearings that are to be held in our area with respect to the way the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission has decided to divide up the province between Members of Parliament.

Hearings in our area are scheduled for Nelson on October 2, 2012 and Castlegar on October 3, 2012. None are scheduled for Trail.

One might wonder...

by Contributor on 12 July 2012 - 1:01pm

Open Letter to West Kootenay Residents:

It seems like the people who make decisions far away in Ottawa don't quite understand BC nor do they understand the importance of physical geography in such a mountainous place.

They look at maps with demographics and populations and what they have is an impression of where we live, but not how we live or what our...

by Contributor on 12 July 2012 - 1:01pm

Open Letter to West Kootenay Residents:

It seems like the people who make decisions far away in Ottawa don't quite understand BC nor do they understand the importance of physical geography in such a mountainous place.

They look at maps with demographics and populations and what they have is an impression of where we live, but not how we live or what our...

by Contributor on 5 July 2012 - 8:16am

Dear editor,

When people give of their time, their energy and their heart, they deserve special recognition and a personal thank you.  The residents of Rossland and the Canadian Cancer Society volunteers who sold daffodils, daffodil pins and went door to door exemplify those people.

The Rossland Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society raised $13,346 in the April Door-to-Door Campaign...

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