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Folkmarks - Gifts of all sorts for all sorts of folks

It might be a little late to make gifts for the season, however you can buy selectively and still please those on your list. Gardeners appreciate garden gifts such as gloves and the most recent gardening aid on the market.

And here we are, with children freezing at the bus stop

Here we are on the very first blistery day (-30 C with the wind-chill factor) where the school buses have been cancelled and no one has ensured the safety of the children in the Parkhill area.

Get fit before you get to Bear Mountain

Snow, snow, and more snow! Get out the toques, gloves, skis, and poles! It's shaping up to be a great year for downhill skiing.

A jewel in our community

Well the holidays are upon us and everyone is scrambling to get their shopping done. I have lived in beautiful Dawson Creek for most of my 45 years, and have been pleasantly surprised by the growth and positives changes coming into our little city.

The most inept (business-wise) council we've ever had

It's amazing to see that our leader (Mayor) has brushed up on his Economics 101 and immediately became an expert in this field.

GEEP - Adventures in gift wrapping

Over the years I have wrapped many gifts. Small things, round things, long things, pointy get the idea. I have gone through "phases" in gift wrapping.

Slice of Life - Loving the Yuletide Log

For an entire year I was forced to go cold turkey on the woodstove habit. I did not have an easy time of it. In the winter the stove holds me like a yo-yo on a string.

Thanks to those who helped with by-election

As with a regular election a by-election is quite an ordeal and I first wish to thank the folks at Peace River Regional District for their help before and during the voting helping us see to it that all the T's were crossed and all the I's dotted in

Chews the News

FACE FACT: According to an item on CBC Radio last week, many Hollywood actors use mouthwash as a face wash. Rinsing your face with mouthwash tightens the skin and gives you a temporary facelift. OK, maybe I'll try it.

New regulation does not have proper monitoring system

On Oct. 4, 2010, the government of B.C. put the new Oil and Gas Activities Regulations into effect.
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