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RER - A look back at the first quarter

The first quarter of 2010 has come and gone. The local real estate market continued its healthy performance that started to gain momentum in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Slice of Life – Like an old mother hen

With hatching eggs winging their way towards me through the postal service I dug out my ancient incubator and set it up in a spare bedroom and soon had it clucking along at a perfect 38 degrees Celsius.

Smart Money - The Snowball

Yesterday someone mentioned to me that they heard that I was a big Warren Buffett fan. Absolutely! I hauled a few books on Buffett down from the bookshelf to show her.

Protext and empower

I am not writing to the City because I want to, but because I feel I have to, and to encourage every resident to attend the final public budget meeting at KPAC next Tuesday evening. It's important, and in this letter I will try to explain why.

We're amazed by operating grants

I am completely flummoxed, my flabber is gasted and, yes, my gob is smacked! I hold three pieces of paper from the government in my hands and I am completely at a loss as to how I could explain the contents of them to any parent, teacher, or student

What kind of lightbulbs do you use?

What kind of light bulbs do you use: incandescent, compact fluorescent (CFL), or light emitting diode (LED)? What is the difference and why does it matter? Choosing the right bulb can save money and time.

Let children play, grow and farm safely

Growing up on a farm can be a wonderful experience for children; however, without proper supervision it can result in tragedy. .

Chew the News

EASTER: Sunday was Easter. A time to think of miracles. In Ottawa there was a rumor of an Easter miracle -- Michael Ignatieff saying something nice about Stephen Harper. It turned out to be untrue.

Please think again

To the Dawson Creek City Council, I read in the March 12 edition of The Mirror that you are signing a statement wanting to make it illegal for parents to physically punish (spank) their children.

Not smarter than a fifth grader

The headline March 25 "SD59 votes yes to Bibles" caught me by complete surprise, mostly because I thought we were smarter than this.