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By Huckleberry Press / April 8, 2021 /

Imagine a band leader wearing a long cotton-string mop on his head, dressed as a woman, wielding a baton, and leading the march of underwear-clad musicians around a hockey rink.

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From the dog’s view – Canine Psychology Center

By Huckleberry Press / April 1, 2021 /

When you arrive at Jackie Kellock’s Canine Psychology Center on Ross Spur Road in Fruitvale, BC you notice the statue by the road of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.

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BX Express

By Huckleberry Press / January 3, 2021 /

It started with a mule and one man delivering mail up to the Cariboo. The man was Francis Jones Barnard and he started up a stagecoach line that was one of the longest in North America. Only Wells Fargo stages covered more miles.

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Lymphedema Awareness

By Huckleberry Press / November 29, 2020 /

Like 11 million Americans I have Lymphedema, a condition that most people have never heard of. More Americans have lymphedema and lymphatic diseases than AIDS, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Alzheimer’s disease combined.

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The Metal Wedding Band

By Huckleberry Press / November 27, 2020 /

Two of my uncles died during WWI in Northeast Italy—one, my mom’s brother Vincenzo, a Red Cross soldier; and the other, my dad’s brother Attilio, a soldier who succumbed to The Great Influenza of 1918.

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Red Mountain: from Mine to Ski Hill

By Huckleberry Press / September 18, 2020 /

The lure of gold drew miners to Rossland in the late 1890s. They brought dreams of hitting it rich. Some of these seekers were Scandinavians who also brought their skis.

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Got the Home Schooling Blues?

By Huckleberry Press / June 6, 2020 /

Assisting children in Grades 1 to 4 with reading fluency, reading comprehension, and decoding words so that they experience success and confidence.

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