Wood representatives get preservatives

So I assume you were using some kind of electronic device that changed “preservatives” to “representatives”

Editor’s Note: The following letter is in reference to the article, “Retired doctor calls for restoration of planer mill site” in our Aug. 29 issue. In the article we reported that Dr. Mackenzie had said that locals had told him the site had been contaminated by wood representatives and transformers. What we meant to say was wood preservatives and transformers. We apologize for the error.

Editor, The Times:

Thanks for turning my babbling presentation at the Council meeting into something resembling an articulate statement.

However, I’m pretty sure I didn’t claim that there were “wood representatives” buried on the site.

Do you know some history that I missed? Did they represent union or management? Was it actually a member of the old Teamsters’ Union? Do we finally know where Jimmy Hoffa is interred?

Before there were decent roads my dear old Dad would come to Clearwater by train so that he and Frank Capostinsky could pound desk-tops and roar at each other. He made vehement demands for better wages and benefits for IWA members, but that didn’t diminish his respect for and friendship with “Old Cap”. There was no murder in their hearts.

So I assume you were using some kind of electronic device that changed “preservatives” to “representatives”. Damn you, auto-correct!

At least I hope that’s what it is.

Bob MacKenzie

 

Clearwater, B.C.

 

 

Just Posted

Rockin’ Robin

Another sign spring has sprung

Blue River Health Centre closed March 25-26

Clinic will return to regular operations on March 27

Spring Break Skijor Day

More horsing around at Smokin True Ranch

Community of Vavenby: weekly news update

Please be aware of children near the roads when driving

Riverside Adventures finds new owner

Business sold to new owner Sam Charvet

Sparks fly as SUV speeds down wrong side of Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Captured on video, the vehicle headed westbound against oncoming traffic before crashing

1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast

Rescue teams with helicopters and boats were sent to evacuate the cruise ship under extremely difficult circumstances

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

University of the Fraser Valley says the mostly-online program focuses on self-care and well being

Province announces $18.6 million for B.C. Search and Rescue

The funding, spread over three years, to pay for operations, equipment, and training

Late-season wave of the flu makes its round in B.C.

BC Centre for Disease Control reported 50 per cent jump in flu cases in first weeks of March

Tofino’s housing crisis causing some to seek shelter at the local hospital

Tofino’s housing crisis is pushing the town’s ‘hidden homeless’ population into the forefront.

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to eight years

2 fires in Victoria caused by cigarettes prompts warning from deputy fire chief

Two separate fires caused by cigarette butts were avoidable

Wildlife activists slam B.C. business, clubs for ‘wolf-whacking’ contests

Chilcotin Guns, Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club and West Kootenay Outdoorsmen Club under fire

Most Read