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The Grand Forks Secondary School Graduates of 2017

Grand Forks Secondary School held its 2017 grad ceremonies on June 17.

PLACE NAMES: South Slocan

South Slocan had several earlier names including Ward’s Ferry, Ward’s Crossing, and Ward’s Bay.

  • Jun 15th, 2017

New business makes a move on board games

The Board Room Cafe opened on Market Street on Wednesday.

  • Jun 14th, 2017

New online directory for community services launches in B.C.

The new website, bc211.ca, offers help on employment, mental health, housing and more

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Clean-up collects 50 bags of trash

The annual Christina Lake Clean Up was a success again this year.

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Landowners welcome back Lewis’s woodpecker

The Lewis’ woodpecker is back thanks to the effort of the Boundary Habitat Stewards.

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Fundraising for a better support network
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Banff bison calves frolic in Parks Canada video
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Ollie the B.C. border collie who can paint
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Royal Canadian Circus
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Johnson trio to perform at Lake

The Johnny P. Johnson trio is coming to Christina Lake

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Canada 150: gallery 2 from past to present

gallery 2 hasn’t always been housed under the sweeping ceilings of Grand Forks’ former courthouse.

Canada 150: Exploring the Boundary Museum’s historical past

The Boundary Museum hasn’t always been in its stately building overlooking the valley.

Sculptor introduces unique twist to Castlegar Sculpturewalk

One sculptor has added a unique twist to this year’s Castlegar Sculpturewalk.

PLACE NAMES: Silverton

Silverton was originally known as Four Mile or Four Mile City, after Four Mile Creek.

PLACE NAMES: Shutty Bench and Six Mile

Shutty Bench, a few kilometers north of Kaslo, was founded by Andrew Shutty and his son.

Black Press papers shine at Ma Murrays

Papers from all around B.C. took home awards in almost every single category

PLACE NAMES: Shoreacres

Shoreacres, the wide flat at the confluence of the Slocan and Kootenay rivers, was previously known as Slocan Crossing and Lancasters.

PLACE NAMES: Shields, Shirley, and Shoreholme

Was Shields named for a railway contractor or for the Shiell brothers?

Are you the next Miss BC, Miss Teen BC or Mrs. BC?

Applications are now being accepted - find out more info here.

Selkirk College launches new Law & Justice Studies program

Students interested in pursuing a career in the legal profession can now start their education at Selkirk College.

V-Day raises awareness of violence against women

The annual V-Day event took place in Grand Forks on February 14.

Black Press papers take home 53 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Newspapers received awards in sports, news and feature writing and photography

The sheer monstrosity of Shanghai!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip