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This Week’s Movies/ À l’affiche cette semaine

This Week’s Movies/ À l’affiche cette semaine

March 27, 2018 at 1:41 pm

Jeff Gaye Wednesday, March 28, 7:00 pm: Molly’s Game (2017) – The story of a high stakes poker game run by former US national ski team member Molly Bloom. Bloom’s games in Losa Angeles and New York attracted Hollywood celebrities and Wall Street tycoons until she was shut down by law enforcement. Rated 14A. Friday, March 30, 7:00 pm: Live Free or Die Hard (2007) – Bruce Willis returns as John McClane in this DieRead More

A mountaintop makes for a level landing site.
Photo: OS Justin Spinello, Wing Imaging

417 Squadron gains valuable mountain flying experience

March 27, 2018 at 1:37 pm

Jeff Gaye 417 Combat Support Squadron (CSS) spent two weeks training out of Penticton’s airport earlier this month. “It was essentially two weeks of dedicated mountain flying training because the area of operations that we’re responsible for goes into the Rocky Mountains,” said 417 Squadron’s Commanding Officer Maj Alexia Shore. “We have to keep currency in that, unlike other CSS units who don’t operate in the mountainous areas. Every six months we have to flyRead More

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

March 27, 2018 at 1:34 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye Since the Earth’s orbit around the Sun is a circle (okay, Herr Kepler, an ellipse), we can mark the start of a new year whenever we want. I’m not sure why we choose January 1. It’s not really the beginning of anything – it’s about ten days after the winter solstice, and in Cold Lake it can be smack dab in the middle of the cold season. Many people,Read More