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Iwi found on the future site of the First National Bank, 1924.


While the site was being dug, where the First National Bank will be built in the future, at King and Bishop streets, there was found human bones and a poi pounder in the earth, but as to how those bones and poi pounder got there, that is something unclear being asked today. 175 more words


Uttarakhand Forest Fire Encounters - Part 1

Everyone has their own theory about the cause of the forest fires. These range from mismanagement and bad governance / timber and land mafia / the Congress / the BJP / both / global warming and so on. 738 more words

Friday Fictioneers: Point of Entry

“Here’s the point of entry.”

Becky stared at the coil of barbed wire. “Strange. Why wrap it so neatly on the fence post? Why not cut it and keep going?” 168 more words


Fire season arrives early in Okanagan

KELOWNA, B.C. – The Okanagan Valley is reporting moderate fire danger, marking an early arrival of wildfire season.

“We’re seeing very significant activity early in the season combined with lower elevation drying,” said B.C. 197 more words


Visiting FDIC?

If so, then please stop by the Hainsworth Technology booth 839 and pick up one of our newly minted challenge coins. The 230 year old company manufactures  high technology fabrics for turnout gear, including the lightweight and breathable TITAN outer fabric as used by departments throughout the US.


Someone's Invented 'Throw-able Fire Extinguishers'...

When you think about it, traditional fire extinguishers are actually pretty bad. I’ve (thankfully) never had to use one in an emergency situation, but I can’t imagine that they’d be particularly easy to use. 28 more words

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