Arne Petryshen

Clinton and Cody Erlandsen

Grand Forks city trails open

Two decades worth of work on the Grand Forks city trails finally bore fruit as the trails were officially opened last Saturday.

Clinton and Cody Erlandsen
With the level of both the Granby and Kettle rivers rising

Regional district prepares in case of flood

With the Kettle and Granby rivers rising with seasonal run-off, dangers of flooding become more apparent.

With the level of both the Granby and Kettle rivers rising
Leanna Byrd

BUSINESS BEAT: A good day for a doughnut

Happy Days Donuts, the new ‘50s style eatery in town, may specialize…

Leanna Byrd

Grand Forks’ mayor seeks support for NDP MLA nomination

Mayor Brian Taylor is looking to collect support for his drive to…

Be aware of ticks when outside

With the snow melting many people will be venturing out into the wilderness and should be wary of wood ticks.

Mobile abattoir could help farmers

The plan for a mobile abattoir in the Grand Forks area is…

Grand Forks’ trails officially open

The grand opening for Grand Forks' trails took place on May 14. The Grand Forks Pipes and Drums played leading up to the ceremony and started from different locations in the city.

GFSS swaps weight room and library

The current library space at Grand Forks Secondary School (GFSS) will become…

On terrorism and PlayStation

Is Osama really dead?Did Pakistan have something to do with it?Now that…

Tanner Kopan will be playing golf at Westminster University in Salt Lake City

Christina Lake golfer earns NAIA scholarship

A golfer from Christina Lake has earned a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) scholarship.

Tanner Kopan will be playing golf at Westminster University in Salt Lake City
Members of Grand Forks' deer committee recently went to Cranbrook for a meeting on deer management.

Region deer committees looking into joint management project

Key members of the Grand Forks deer committee had a chance to compare notes with other problem deer communities at a recent meeting in Cranbrook.

Members of Grand Forks' deer committee recently went to Cranbrook for a meeting on deer management.

Grand Forks trails grand opening this weekend

This Saturday, the Grand Forks portion of the Trans Canada Trail will be having its grand opening.

Harry and Lois Kimmel

Insurance troubles plague Grand Forks couple

Harry and Lois Kimmel lost their home to a fire last May and a year later, they’re still waiting for the house to be completed.

Harry and Lois Kimmel
Laura Lodder speaks at a meeting at the library in Grand Forks regarding IH's decision not to award Broadacres Care Facility a residential care bed contract.

Community supportive of Broadacres facility

A large contingent came out to Grand Forks’ library last Thursday to…

Laura Lodder speaks at a meeting at the library in Grand Forks regarding IH's decision not to award Broadacres Care Facility a residential care bed contract.

Cool weather contributing to late-melting snow pack

With the late spring, the snow pack in the Kettle region is…

POLICE REPORT – RCMP warn against giving personal info over phone

Grand Forks RCMP is warning people to be wary of phone and email scams. The warning comes after a resident reported that someone wanting personal information had called them. “A person called up in regard to an unsolicited call offering to fix their computer,” Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison said.

Border Bruins’ president excited about new coach and GM

Brent Batten is the new head coach and general manage of the Grand Forks Border Bruins.

The environment committee

Environment Committee looks into water study

The environment committee will be looking into a report on water demand…

The environment committee

SD51 looking to chop $609K from budget

School District 51 (SD51) announced that it will have to cut more than a half million dollars to balance the 2011/2012 budget, this despite funding levels staying the same as last year.

Phil Lefkowitz would like to set up a club to play chess in Grand Forks.

Grand Forks local hopes to get students interested in chess

Chess is a game that goes back hundreds of years and is played by people all over the world.
In Grand Forks, Phil Lefkowitz hopes to put together a chess club so that anyone who would like to learn more about the game would have the opportunity to.

Phil Lefkowitz would like to set up a club to play chess in Grand Forks.