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THE ROAD TO WELLNESS: Gluten-free gluttony

This week, Dr. Gill offers up a few recipes for you Gluten-free gluttons out there.I find the hardest foods to find that take good are nutritious snacks, so, try these! They are great as a travel snack, sports snack or a treat with herbal tea!Raw Energy Balls (2 dozen balls) 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup medjool dates- pitted¼ cup...

Grey, Babikov do well at Alberta World Cup race

Canada’s Ivan Babikov fought his way into the top-10 in a 15-kilometre skate-ski World Cup race at the Canmore Nordic Centre on Friday afternoon. George Grey, of Rossland, B.C., also had a solid race as the only other Canadian cracking into the top-20. The 2006 Olympian, who won a Canadian team time trial last week, finished...

Gluten enteropathy, part 2

The last article focused on the testing for gluten/gliadin problems.  This week we will discuss treatment options.1.      The first step to feeling better is to eliminate all the foods that the body finds to be an irritant.  This is essential, otherwise symptoms will come and go and it will be almost impossible to pinpoint ...

KIMBERLY JOINES: Letter to Rossland 3

 Hey Rossland,Another few weeks have passed, and a lot has happened in my world.  I just returned home from the first part of the World Cup Circuit, and for me, the first races of the season.  It was a bit of a roller coaster ride, so I’ve returned home with some mixed emotions. For me (according to my coaches), the first...

Local boarder Ian Lockey to compete at Red this weekend

Snowboarder Ian Lockey travels the world competing in his sport but February 6 & 7 he will perform at his local hill, Red Mountain.“I have mixed feelings about competing at home,” Ian commented. “While I like not having to travel, competing in front of friends and family puts the pressure on.” Ian adapted well to the...

OUT THERE: Deep Dreams

Out There is a column for the Telegraph that focuses on adventures outside of the Mountain Kingdom [editor's note: is there anything beyond Wedding Cake corner and the Nancy Green Junction? We've all heard the rumours, but I thought they were just rural myths...] Without sounding too Star Trek-like, our mission is to seek out...

THE ROAD TO WELLNESS: Gluten enteropathy

I had a patient in the other day who had been having gas/bloating/indigestion/ alternating constipation/diarrhea for years. After ten years of this they were tested for Celiac disease. The first biopsy was inconclusive and the second was positive.  This is a typical scenario that often presents in my clinic, because often...

The Iceman floodeth - Raymond Von Diebeisch is the man behind the pond

The Western Regionals of the Canadian Pond Hockey Championships will return to Rossland next week for their second year. Originally scheduled for this weekend the unseasonable pineapple express that brought warm temperatures and rain to Rossland has forced the postponement of the event by a week. Last year's inaugural event...

2nd Annual Western Regional Pond Hockey Championships set to return to Rossland

Rossland, BC has once again been selected to host the Western Regional Pond Hockey Championships, a sanctioned qualifier for Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships in 2010. The tournament will take place from January 15-17th. Players’ who want to experience this one-of-a-kind event that takes you back to playing on...

CBT funds improve Black Jack trails

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is contributing $75,000 to Rossland's Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club Society (the Club) in support of their efforts to host national and international Nordic competitions."This project is a step forward in helping Rossland achieve their aspirations of becoming a four-season destination, and it ...

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