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by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Jan 05 2011

Ahh, the perfect January day in Rossland. The new-fallen snow is sparkling in the brilliant winter sun; the air is just crisp enough to greet cheeks and noses with a kiss of cold; and the peacefulness of snow dampened sound set a scene that could be straight out of a holiday snow globe. What’s the first thought that comes to mind on these days? For some it may be first tracks at the hill, a...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Wednesday Jan 05 2011

One of the areas I address, especially after the holiday season, is helping people get into a good routine again with eating and to try to lose those added pounds from the holidays. Here are a few tips to achieve that goal.

  • Eat three full meals a day to keep the fire burning and burn off excess fat

  • Always eat breakfast. Whole grain porridge oats or whole grain...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Jan 02 2011

Whitetail deer in Grand Forks may be trapped and relocated under a possible provincial pilot project as a way to manage the herds. 

Recommendations from the Grand Forks deer committee brought forward at city council’s last meeting resulted in a motionto approve the relocation program. Councillor Chris Moslin introduced the topic at their Dec. 20 meeting on behalf of the committee....
by Teralee Trommeshauser on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

I took it upon myself to start a detox last week. Just a short one, three days. I know what you’re all thinking: A detox around Christmas? You’re nuts! But truthfully, I eat fairly healthy most of the time, and I’m not one to indulge on holiday treats regardless. I had high hopes. This would be easy! But as the first day was about half way done I remembered the gluten free pecan shortbread in...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Dec 19 2010
With nearly 60 percent of the needed funding in place, the dream of a local mobile abattoir is so close to reality you can taste it. The momentum of finding funding is speeding up the process for the project, started over two years ago by the Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society (GFBRAS).
 
“We should be able to have the mobile unit up and running by...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 15 2010

 The looming February deadline for the removal of Castlegar's ultrasound machine to Trail is no more ...and, in fact, never existed at all, according to Interior Health's Thalia Vesterback.

“That wasn't our intention at all,” Vesterback said. “I think we created some of that confusion by saying we were suspending the decision to move the machine at the same time we said we're losing...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Dec 09 2010
We often think that small towns are immune to homelessness. A presentation to Grand Forks City Council on Monday, Dec. 6 by the Boundary Emergency and Transition Housing Society demonstrated that is simply not true. We have many stories of people who have to live on the streets, this is just one of the many.
 
Its Christmas time and festivities are in the air....
by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 08 2010
The Trail Health & Environment Committee has officially closed its public consultation after receiving significant community input into its health &
environment program.
 
“I would like to thank the residents of Greater Trail for offering their suggestions about how to make the program better!” says Mayor Dieter Bogs, Chair of the Trail Health &...
by Mona Mattei on Wednesday Dec 01 2010
Boundary region youth are involved in risky behaviours including binge drinking, prescription drug use and exposing themselves to unsafe episodes with people via the internet, says a recent report on adolescent health in B.C. Despite some concerns in these areas of health, Anne Smith, executive director of the McCreary Centre Society that conducted the survey, says that youth in the area...
by Teralee Trommeshauser on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

Making those initial healthy changes in your diet can be difficult, especially when addressing the snack department. The very word “snack” leads one into thoughts of crispy, salty, oiliness. But keeping mind that with those particular kinds of snacks you also get the trans fats, MSG, and artificial flavours. Yum! Right? Not really. I say if you can’t find the ingredient on the shelf on your...

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