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Tips for a greener lawn

Tips for a greener lawn

A green lawn isn't just about colour. It's about reducing resources needed to keep lawns healthy but still having a useful and attractive greenspace. The following steps make it easy! Less is more - more time to relax, that is.
Grass can be used as landscaping feature

Grass can be used as landscaping feature

Grass is not just for the lawn, there is also ornamental grasses which can be used in the landscape.
Municipal election reform ignores biggest problem

Municipal election reform ignores biggest problem

Do big campaign contributions influence politicians' decisions? The committee that tackled municipal election reform in B.C. decided they don't. Most British Columbians, polls suggest, disagree.
Thanks to everyone

Thanks to everyone

On behalf of the Railway and Forestry Museum, I would like to thank everyone who participated in making our annual charity garage sale a success.
Burning wood wasteful

Burning wood wasteful

Warning: The following contains science and if you don't like science, you might want to stop reading now.
Speaking out for seniors

Speaking out for seniors

Government increases rates: Clients have no say By 2031 the baby-boomer generation will have turned 65 years of age and the number of senior Cctizens could more than double the number of children in Canada.
Foul play not good for tournament or students

Foul play not good for tournament or students

I am writing this letter to you and all of your readers to let them know that the girls rugby team from PGSS and the girls and boys rugby team from Duchess Park represented their schools and community very well and showed wonderful sportsmanship.
Thanks for the effort

Thanks for the effort

On Sunday around 4 p.m. my wife was riding her bicycle at the junction of Northwood and Old Summit. She was wearing a very bright fluorescent vest so as to be seen.
Hike of the week

Hike of the week

Kibbee Lake When most people mention the hike to Kibbee Lake, they envision portaging a canoe with a weeks worth of gear for the Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit.
Postcards from the edge

Postcards from the edge

Now that the anti-HST petition juggernaut led by Bill Vander Zalm has exceeded the required 10 per cent of eligible voters in all 85 ridings in B.C., Premier Campbell and his Liberal colleagues find themselves staring into the abyss.