Arne Petryshen

Bears have been spotted roaming around yards and other areas all over the region.

Bears doing the rounds in the Boundary

Black bears are out and hungry.

Bears have been spotted roaming around yards and other areas all over the region.
David Hurford

Advocating for better senior healthcare

The concerned citizens for Broadacres are working to put together a steering committee to lobby the government for changes to senior health care.

David Hurford
D.G. Regen and Associates employees Erin Hornell and Terry Bach load Vectobac onto the waiting helicopter’s bucket extension to do aerial application.

Mosquito control program being implemented

Flooding rivers and water bodies leave a lot of standing water, which only helps mosquito populations in the area to boom.

D.G. Regen and Associates employees Erin Hornell and Terry Bach load Vectobac onto the waiting helicopter’s bucket extension to do aerial application.
Wayne Hall and Bob Maclean engage in a game of pickleball

Pickleball picking up in Grand Forks

A sport that’s played in the southern United States is making an appearance in Grand Forks

Wayne Hall and Bob Maclean engage in a game of pickleball
Mayor Brian Taylor

Grand Forks mayor bows out of NDP candidate race

Grand Forks’ mayor has dropped out of the running for the provincial…

Mayor Brian Taylor

Waters receding for now

The B.C. River Forecast Centre ended the flood watch for the Kettle…

The Canada Union of Postal Workers could be on strike on Thursday (June 2) at 11:59 p.m.

Canada Post strike date set

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is now set to strike if a deal can’t be reached with Canada Post. The strike would start this Thursday, June 2 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

The Canada Union of Postal Workers could be on strike on Thursday (June 2) at 11:59 p.m.
Renée Milaney (left)

Library ratifies contract in a day

It took mere hours for local Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)…

Renée Milaney (left)
Brian Taylor

Grand Forks mayor talks about surviving cancer

The Relay for Life, which raises awareness and funding for cancer, is coming up this Saturday and Grand Forks’ Mayor Brian Taylor will speak about his own experience.

Brian Taylor
Bill Lynes

Christina Lake man inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

A local man has earned a place in the B.C. Basketball Hall of Fame.

Bill Lynes
Flood waters are creeping into City Park and are expected to rise

Kettle River level being monitored closely

The B.C. River Forecast Centre issued a Flood Watch for the Kettle and Moyie rivers and a High Stream Flow Advisory for the Kootenay and Kettle regions today.

Flood waters are creeping into City Park and are expected to rise

The tea that broke the relationship’s back

A cup of tea can ruin a relationship.That’s what I chose to…

Cool nights keep river levels down

While there has been an increase in snowmelt at the upper and…

No reversal on Broadacres decision by Interior Health

There will be no appeal or reversal of the Broadacres decision, according…

Jan deHaan (left)

Story pole raised at Grand Forks Secondary

Students at Grand Forks Senior Secondary School (GFSS) have a new attraction in the middle of the school.

Jan deHaan (left)
School District 51 is against the ranking of schools done by the Fraser Institute as part of the Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) results says Supt. Michael Strukoff.

School rankings not supported by district

The Fraser Institute has released its rankings for high schools in B.C.…

School District 51 is against the ranking of schools done by the Fraser Institute as part of the Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) results says Supt. Michael Strukoff.

Youth baseball off to a good start

The Boundary Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Baseball league is in full swing and games are taking place all over the region.

RCMP are seeking public assistance for a vandalism incident that took place at Extra Foods over the weekend.

POLICE REPORT: Pots smashed, anti-freeze dumped at Extra Foods

Staff at Grand Forks’ Extra Foods arrived on Sunday morning to find the store's Garden Centre heavily vandalized.

RCMP are seeking public assistance for a vandalism incident that took place at Extra Foods over the weekend.
Scott Fleming Powers received 14 years for smuggling 83 kilograms of cocaine across the Carson Port of Entry in a 2007 Dodge Caravan in December 2010. The drugs were stashed in secret compartments.

Carson border coke smuggler sentenced to 14 years in jail

Originally published April 8. One half of the couple that attempted to smuggle 83 kilos of cocaine across the border in December will be serving a lengthy jail term.

Scott Fleming Powers received 14 years for smuggling 83 kilograms of cocaine across the Carson Port of Entry in a 2007 Dodge Caravan in December 2010. The drugs were stashed in secret compartments.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has the right to strike at midnight on May 24.

Canada Post strike looming

Mail delivery disruptions could occur, as negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) are still ongoing. Jessica Wirischagin, president of the local branch 746 of CUPW, said that a strike is likely, as CUPW has been in negotiations with Canada Post since October, without any results.

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has the right to strike at midnight on May 24.