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Change of course urged

Change of course urged

Editor's note: This is a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. It was copied to The Chief for publication.
Leave bears alone

Leave bears alone

EDITOR, In the last month a small black bear has been making its rounds through Brackendale. Every afternoon just before dark, I can hear an army of dogs start to bark announcing the whereabouts of the hungry bear.
The horrors of Horsetail

The horrors of Horsetail

After Mt. St. Helen's erupted, the first plant matter that grew back on the blackened dead earth was horsetail.
Risk assessment

Risk assessment

When we choose to accept a risk of say riding a short distance without a helmet, it is likely driven by the reward of having a wind in your hair experience.
About town

About town

The 11th annual Whippet Races take place at Brennan Park this weekend on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 18 and 19) with races scheduled each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A shining moment

A shining moment

In January, 25,000 soccer fans bought out the lower bowls of B.C.
Accentuate the positive

Accentuate the positive

Admittedly, I spend a lot of my time thinking about how I can do things better. I've been told I am a frustrated perfectionist, which I think may be a slight downgrade from someone who has actually mastered the perfectionist thing.
An adult look at resources

An adult look at resources

My friend Pete is addicted to heroin. He's stuck pretty bad, both feet in the trap.
Meter matters

Meter matters

EDITOR, There is much ado about the radio frequency emanations from the new electric meters on which nothing much is agreed ("Smart meters 101," Chief, Aug. 2). There are those who claim it harms and those who claim it does not.
Time to put a lid on it

Time to put a lid on it

I wanted to say, "Hey, lose 20 pounds, put down that cream-cheese-covered cinnamon bun, and then you can tell me what to do." But instead I just said, "Thanks for your concern, but I think I'm OK.
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