Pulse24.com – January 31, 2005
It’s quiet. Too quiet. But now it’s up to a Virginia property developer to bring in the noise. The silent item is actually an abandoned British Columbia mining town that comes with a library, pub and hospital. The developer, who wasn’t identified, snatched all that up for under $7 million. Now he owns all of Kitsault, which is about 500 miles northwest of Vancouver, according to the town’s marketing agent.