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The National Weather Service, Spokane, says a weak storm system will move over North Idaho and northeast and north central Washington overnight tonight, bringing light snow that could make the Wednesday morning commute slippery.

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Men throughout the ages have been chastised and ridiculed by women for their natural-born reluctance to ask for or follow directions. I am not here to dispute the fact that this fear is one of the dominant male characteristics.

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At about 6:10 a.m., U.S. Customs personnel at Eastport reported a railroad car brought into the United States from Canada leaking liquid argon. Mt. Hall Fire and Boundary Ambulance crews responded.

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The Town of Creston will hold a special council meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, December 10, in council chambers, 238-10th Avenue North, Creston, immediately preceding the regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole meeting.

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Creston residents will once again be treated being a stop by the Canadian CP Holiday Train, which will pull in behind Millennium Park At 9:45 a.m. Thursday, December 12, and all are invited to come down and enjoy the festivities as well as the incredible musical talent and entertainment on t…

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Three bright planets – Jupiter, Venus, Saturn – can still be found in the west after sunset. Day by day, Venus will climb upward while Jupiter and Saturn sink toward the sunset glare. Venus and Saturn will meet up for a conjunction on December 10. In the morning sky, as the month begins, keep watching for Mercury and Mars. They rise in the east before the sun.

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About a dozen representatives of local environmental organizations met with Honorable George Heyman, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, and local Member of the Legislative Assembly Michelle Mungall last weekend to discuss pressing environmental issues in the Nelson-Cres…

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The National Weather Service, Spokane, says a much cooler and active weather pattern will settle in over the North Idaho, central Washington and northeast Washington region in the week ahead.

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It’s been over three years and Cranbrook RCMP are still searching for Daniel Ladd. Daniel Curtis Ladd was reported missing on August 19, 2016, when he was last seen by his daughter, who was six years old at the time. Police believe that shortly after he left his residence, Ladd met with seve…

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The sky’s two brightest planets – Venus and Jupiter – are now drawing closer together in the west after sunset. A conjunction between the two planets will happen on November 24, 2019. Venus, the brighter planet as seen in Earth’s sky, will pass a scant 1.4 degrees south of Jupiter. For reference, that’s about three moon-diameters, or about the width of your index finger held at arm’s length.

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The University of Fairbanks Geophysical Institute predicts that beginning tonight and continuing through Sunday night, there's a chance of seeing the Northern Lights all across the northern Continental United States, to include North Idaho, Creston, Troy and Libby.

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The Town of Creston is pleased to announce that Laura Dodman has accepted the position of Assistant Fire Chief with the Town of Creston Creston Fire Rescue. Laura has worked with Creston Fire Rescue as a volunteer for over 20 years.

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A 19-year-old Creston man died Thursday, November 14, in a logging accident at a site between Salmo and Creston. WorkSafeBC, made aware of the accident shortly after 3 p.m., and the B.C. Coroners Service are investigating the death of Kaydon Booth, described by friends as a young but experienced logger.

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The Kootenay Lake Chamber of Commerce is asking for help to regain safe, reliable and dependable ferry service. A website and Facebook page have been created for sharing of information and gathering stories about the disruption. Since the ongoing ferry cancellations, businesses and residents on both sides of the lake and the region are being adversely affected.

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Canada has one of the highest immigrant citizenship rates among major Western countries. However, over the past 20 years, the percentage of recent immigrants acquiring Canadian citizenship has declined considerably, mainly among immigrants with lower family incomes and lower levels of education.

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Snow is expected to continue in Bonners Ferry with one- to three-inches expected, with snow turning to rain in most valley areas as the snow level lifts to 3,500 feet this afternoon. The chance of snow diminishes to 20-percent overnight, then a respite until Friday, when there's a 50-percent chance of snow in Bonners Ferry through Monday, November 18.

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Would you take a photo of your poop for science? Yes, you read that right. A coalition of engineers from MIT, Cornell, and Harvard are building the world’s first, and largest, poop image database. It will be used to train Artificial Intelligence (called auggi) to help individuals with chronic gut disorders.

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Staff at the Boundary Museum and Interpretive Centre, Grand Forks, British Columbia, is asking people in the area to be watchful for blacksmith tools stolen from the museum last weekend. Their blacksmith shop was broken into and two anvils, several tongs, wrenches and more was taken. Cost of goods stolen is well over $1,000.

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A three-vehicle collision northwest of Pincher Creek, Alberta, Monday afternoon claimed the lives of a 59-year-old Creston man and a 34-year-old man from Leduc, Alberta. Crowsnest RCMP responded to a location near the intersection of Highway 22 and Range Road 21, south of the Maycroft bridge, shortly before 5 p.m. Monday.

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This weekend, public service announcements will remind us to “fall back,” ending daylight saving time by setting our clocks an hour earlier on Sunday, November 3. On November 4, many of us will commute home in the dark. This semiannual ritual shifts our rhythms and temporarily makes us groggy at times when we normally feel alert.

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Nestlé USA is initiating a voluntary recall of ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough products due to the potential presence of food-grade rubber pieces. This voluntary recall covers specific batch codes of ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough bars, tubs and tube-shaped “chubs.”

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