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Congratulations Pete the Heat

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

It was with delight, but no surprise that a friend emailed me a copy of the story detailing the commendation of bravery recently awarded to your Cst. Pete Berndsen. Pete served for many years in Vernon where he acquired the nickname “Pete the Heat”, and his antics are still the stuff of legend. All good stuff though, as the guy doesn’t have a bad bone in his body, just a bunch of very funny ones.??

club pub makes sibling rivalry bearable

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

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Town Hall meeting tonight

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

Cariboo Regional District Area H residents are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting at the Forest Grove Community Hall on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. Director Art Dumaresq will be on hand to outline the proposed 2007 five-year financial plan that has been endorsed by the CRD.

Wounded cougar attacks dog

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

John and Meridee Faessler of Bridge Lake had a harrowing welcome home when they returned from visiting friends late in the evening of Jan. 5.

Conceptual plan for park presented

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

An aquatic center, a gym and covered tennis courts are among the features in a conceptual plan for expansion of the Community Park and Sports Complex. Residents will get a peek at the preliminary plans next week, when the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District presents its latest look at its signature facility to members of the public.

Beach Watcher classes stir the adventure of island living

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

Life on an island is an adventure — or it should be — believes Kristen Cooley of Oak Harbor. “If you want to be surrounded by interesting people, learning something new, making discoveries and sharing them with others, we have a suggestion — WSU Beach Watchers,” Cooley said.

Wrestlers place at West Seattle meet

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:42PM

The South Whidbey wrestling team is willing to do just about anything to improve their skills, even if it means boarding the school bus at 4:30 a.m. Saturday to make the weigh-in time at the West Seattle Invitational.

If I can do it, you can too!

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

By Marilyn Berry

An All-Star peewee squad in ‘69

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

Thirty-eight years ago Montreal beat out St. Louis for the Stanley Cup, the Ottawa Roughriders downed the Saskatchewan Roughriders for the Grey Cup, and the New York Mets were World Series champions.

Warriors ready for Molson Cup

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

The Rossland Warriors will host the second annual Molson Cup from Jan. 19 to 21, bringing in teams from Trail, Jackson Hole, and Powell River.

Tapping into roots

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

Roots have special meaning for Jacques Barbeau. Each one tells a story about life, he says.

Homeowner grant upped

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

Rising property assessments have prompted the B.C. government to increase the threshold for receiving the homeowner grant.

Island-opoly madness

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

There been a fair bit of Monopoly played at our house since Christmas, what with the post-apocalyptic weather and all.

Comedy show now a benefit concert

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

The 30 Cent Players have decided to turn their second anniversary show into a benefit for Okoa Community Poverty Alleviation, an non-governmental organization that helps orphaned children and street youths in Tanzania.

Cree artist/musician lets work speak for him

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

Ed Peekeekoot takes part in exhibition at local gallery Jan. 20

This ain’t grandpa’s Volvo

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:41PM

I’ve got to admit I’m a bit excited about an upcoming trip.

GM scores prestigious win

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

Auto writers name car and truck of the year

Muscle car gets makeover

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

Last year’s North American International Auto Show saw the debut of the 2007 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Concept, Dodge Challenger Concept and the Chevrolet Camaro Concept. They were both high-octane, high-performance incarnations of two of our favourite ‘60s era muscle machines. If their introductions could be summed up as a movie, it’d be a gun slingin’ duel from the Wild West. Well, it was a happy ending for both manufacturers. Both cars were the stars of the show and given the outright positive response, both automakers committed to putting their respective concepts into production.

Winter driving

  • Jul 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

For those unused to the recent snows to hit the Capital Region, here’s some useful tips to keep you safe:

Nanaimo man killed in crash

  • Jul 19, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

A 55-year-old Nanaimo man is dead after a head-on collision in Coquitlam Saturday.

Inbrief

  • Jul 19, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

The union that represents Nanaimo firefighters is putting out a different kind of fire this week.

Lotto for Life ready to roll

  • Jul 19, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

The Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation makes winning cool prizes just a little bit sweeter.

Trees crash into home

  • Jul 19, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

Another winter storm dealt a crushing blow to a Nanaimo couple Tuesday.

Hip revival on track

  • Jul 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

New songs sprinkled among band’s greatest hits

Anti-Flag’s hardcore battles the power

  • Jul 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 6:40PM

Successors to Rage Against the Machine open Canadian tour here

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