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Oilmen's Bonspiel going strong with 60th anniversary on the horizon

Oilmen's Bonspiel going strong with 60th anniversary on the horizon

When the 128 registered players gathered at the Fort St. John Curling Club to kick off the 58th Oilmen’s Bonspiel on Nov. 14, they were thanked for all they do for the city and were ensured that good things were still to come for Fort St. John.
Up and down in southern Austria

Up and down in southern Austria

he little nostalgic steam engine huffs and puffs its way up the steep track as we leave the lakeside village of St. Wolfgang in Austria. We are bound for Schafberg Mountain and our carriage is full of expectant and excited people.
Carlyle couple win $1 million on Lotto Max

Carlyle couple win $1 million on Lotto Max

Lynn Brady felt a mix of emotions when she scanned her Lotto Max ticket and discovered she had won $1 million on one of the 56 Maxmillions draws on Oct. 26.
Let's Talk Trash: Microplastic solutions

Let's Talk Trash: Microplastic solutions

Only 70 years ago, plastic had not yet come on the scene, but now it is hard to imagine our lives without all the “conveniences” it affords. Still, it is impossible to ignore its increasing list of inconveniences. Plastic is choking our landfills.
Sea to Sky wolverine project aims to find out more about shy creature

Sea to Sky wolverine project aims to find out more about shy creature

Wolverines live at higher elevations around Squamish
Eric Akis: Slow cooker, plus vegetarian request equals chickpea stew

Eric Akis: Slow cooker, plus vegetarian request equals chickpea stew

I was in my basement recently and noticed my slow cooker sitting on a shelf — I realized I hadn’t used it in a while. That changed when I received a request from a reader for a recipe made in that popular kitchen appliance.