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Steve Foss

Hey G.O. — Burntside ice

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Sir James, how's the ice situation on Bside? Haven't been by there in a few weeks. I'm assuming it wasn't frozen yet when we got that big dump of snow over the weekend, but I could be wrong.

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Yep, unfortunately you're wrong.

It skimmed over Friday, just in time for the big snow to make things "real nice" mad.gif

Looked like it re-opened by Honeymoon and Brownell Island, but the rest had an ashen gray look to it, like water slowly seeping up. confused.gif

(Contact Us Please) snow!!!! frown.gif

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