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Black Press buys Cranbrook, Kimberley dailies

Black Press, British Columbia's largest publisher of community newspapers and websites, has announced the purchase of the Cranbrook Daily Townsman and the Kimberley Daily Bulletin from Don Kendall.

Out goes Rock Band, in comes the talent

Music in Houston

Houston Valleycats top the charts for ladies fastball

The Bulkley Valley Ladies Fastball League will be wrapping up their season next weekend with their annual year-end tournament, to be held in Telkwa on Saturday and Sunday. League president Judy Vandermeulen said the season has been fairly successful, with five teams taking part in twice-weekly games throughout May and June.

What a wonderful time of year

The time has finally come.

A shout out to the main man in our lives – our dad

I would be amiss if I didn’t send a shout out to all the Dads with this past Sunday’s Father’s Day celebrations.

Norden the Magician does disappearing act in the North

The kids were all sitting in the school gym for the magic…

NWCC culinary students served up a BBQ lunch fundraiser at RBC - Royal Bank recently.  Nearly $500.00 was raised by donation for the Childrens’ Hospital.  Students from l-r are: Beth
NWCC culinary students served up a BBQ lunch fundraiser at RBC - Royal Bank recently.  Nearly $500.00 was raised by donation for the Childrens’ Hospital.  Students from l-r are: Beth
Betty Fox

Betty Fox is ‘seriously ill’

Betty Fox, mother of the late Terry Fox, the Canadian hero from Port Coquitlam, is seriously ill, according to a statement posted today on the Terry Fox Foundation website.

Betty Fox
These Canadian Geese arrived in the Long's field just last week
These Canadian Geese arrived in the Long's field just last week
Topley's new baseball field was being used by Topley Children last week

FUN Times

Topley's new baseball field was being used by Topley Children last week

Gina leads the way

A sense of direction doesn’t come naturally for some people. I know this, because I’m one of them.

Of incredible value

Dear Editor:

Many of us here in British Columbia would consider ourselves very fortunate. We appear to have an abundance of water. In most parts of our province when we turn on our taps clean and safe drinking gushes out. We probably don’t stop to think about how it got there-or indeed what happens to it when it goes down the drain. In fact, we know that 25 percent of Canadians have no idea where their tap water comes from.*

Just get on the plane

In broadening my horizons and striving to move forward in my life, I am going to attempt to do something in which I have never done – I am going with my spouse and go on a holiday without my children.

Are you the author of your own life?

Giving up a luxurious mansion to live in a practical mobile home isn’t something most people dream of doing once they hit the big time, but that’s exactly what Hollywood director Tom Shadyac did in his quest to find happiness.

Shogun Dojo owner Marwan Abu Khadra demonstrates a technique with Houston’s Justin Pratt

DEFENSIVE Stand

Shogun Dojo owner Marwan Abu Khadra demonstrates a technique with Houston’s Justin Pratt
The Houston Secondary School girls rubgy team travelled to Penticton on the weekend in search of green

ROUGH Start

The Houston Secondary School girls rubgy team travelled to Penticton on the weekend in search of green

Look who’s finally arrived

Well it certainly took long enough, but I do believe that Spring has sprung.

Of things that change

There have been historical changes to the political landscape following the results of Election Day on May 2.

The Houston Christian Hockey Program would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the following business's for their very generous support for the last two years.  It's business's like yourselves that have made Houston Christian Hockey a great success!   THANK YOU!   2010/2011 Season Brian Fisher Trucking  BV Credit Union Groot Bros. Contracting A&W Restaurant  Countrywide Printing Sullivan Motor Products   2009/2010 Season Ron & Melinda Neufeld Ent. Anonymous All West Glass  

VERY Generous

The Houston Christian Hockey Program would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the following business's for their very generous support for the last two years.  It's business's like yourselves that have made Houston Christian Hockey a great success!   THANK YOU!   2010/2011 Season Brian Fisher Trucking  BV Credit Union Groot Bros. Contracting A&W Restaurant  Countrywide Printing Sullivan Motor Products   2009/2010 Season Ron & Melinda Neufeld Ent. Anonymous All West Glass  

Everyone has a part

Dear Editor:

My name is Andy Pollock, I live on Buckflats outside Houston, B.C. I am 77 years old thus I have very little to gain from saving the planet.