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Thanks for support

The Dawson Creek Firefighterswould like to thank all the local businessesfor the donations that madethis year's DC Firefighters Burn FundPoker Night such a huge success aswell as everyone that came out andtook part in the poker tournament.

Fokmarks - Are you green or cheap?

We hear about making thingsgreener by reducing energycosts and utilizing materials wisely. It'sthe perfect excuse for a thrifty personto save dollars and save the environmentat the same time.

Please contribute to save the watershed

I am writing to make your readers awareof a proposed toxic waste dump going in tothe Swan Lake watershed. The company, Secure Energy Services ofCalgary, says that the location will be locatedapproximately four kilometres down theHeritage Highway.

$mart Money - What are the chances of that happening?

In June I was away from the office for awhile, participating in a few industry conferences.This cut into my time available to writethis column.

A few comments

In February of 2009, I started working for BP at their Noel Major Project around Dawson Creek; amulti-year, 1.2 billion dollar project consisting of plants, well sites, and pipelines.

The cost of learning to swim

At the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre, the city has signs remindingus of the HST effective July 1, and encouraging purchases of swimlessons (these signs have now been taken down) and swim passesbefore the deadline.

Slice of Life - Snowstorms, gardens and camping

One of these things doesn't belong

Life is a Beach - Mood elevators

This column is dedicated to making your life abeach. No matter how frustrating, sad or terribleyou find your life right now, there are several simplethings that you can start doing to improve yourlife.

Life is a Beach - Operators are now waiting

This column is dedicated to making your life a beach.No matter how frustrating, sad or terrible you findyour life right now, there are several simple things that youcan start doing to improve your life. This stuff works, it istime tested.

Folkmarks - Government by people for people might be government by consensus

July 2, 2010 the Secretary General ofthe United Nations issued the followingpress release, "Following the resignation ofPrime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, theSecretary-General encourages all parties inNepal to intensify their efforts towards theforma