PLACE NAMES: South Slocan

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

  • Jun 15th, 2017

PLACE NAMES: Little Slocan, Silvery Slocan, Slocan Creek

Many places and geographic features have adopted the name Slocan.

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Column: solving homelessness can be done

Columnist Brian Norwood takes a look at the Housing First project.

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Canada backing away from nuclear disarmament

“But we must . . work tirelessly for a nuclear weapons free world,” writes MP Richard Cannings.

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Site C dam delay would be disaster for John Horgan’s NDP

Putting off Peace River diversion would cost $630 million

Christy Clark on suddenly using ideas from NDP, Greens
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Bear, bears and more bears


Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon delivers throne speech


Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson elected as speaker of the B.C. legislature


Regardless, we’re proud of our students

Even though the GFSS girls soccer team didn’t go to provincials, we’re still proud.

Column: If there’s one guarantee in life, it’s change

Gordon Schuss from Whispers of Hope writes about embracing change.

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Column: What not to miss this summer in Grand Forks?

Gazette colyumnist Kathleen Saylors writes about what signals “summer is here” to her.


Slocan is one of the few First Nations place names in common use in our area.

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Letter: Why are councillors “joined at the hip?”

Reader John Burch asks why councillors are supporting a “dysfunctional” chamber.

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Letter: Enough is enough at the council table

Reader Dave Milton said he is tired of the antics of some Grand Forks city councillors.

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Give your joints some TLC with bone broth

Registered holistic nutritionist Natasha Kuralesova outlines the benefits of bone broth.

  • May 26th, 2017

Letter: Bringing down the wall between viewer and creator at gallery 2

Reader Christy Luke of Christina Lake recommends the new exhibit of Syrian art at gallery 2.

Annual hunger count reveals some surprises

The annual Hunger Count showed that the most vulnerable members in our community need the most help.

  • May 19th, 2017

Place Names: Four Mile City became Silverton

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

  • May 18th, 2017

EDITORIAL: Chamber issues point to need for oversight

The Gazette argues that the chamber clearly needs more oversight on taxpayer money.

BC VIEWS: This is your election on TV

Policies with big risks are put to voters, and our media cover it like it's a sporting event

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Getting ‘big money’ out of politics

B.C. Liberals cash in big, Christy Clark promises review of fundraising rules if she's re-elected