Audrey Gunn

A lack of access to period products leads to less opportunities for women and girls. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Period poverty is a barrier to gender equality

An estimated 500 million women and girls worldwide experience period poverty. Period…

A lack of access to period products leads to less opportunities for women and girls. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
The funding will help repair a dike in Boundary Creek. (Photo: Kristie Steele/Gazette file photo)

MLA Roly Russell says joint funding will make Boundary Creek more resilient to natural disasters

The federal and provincial funding will help communities recover from flooding

The funding will help repair a dike in Boundary Creek. (Photo: Kristie Steele/Gazette file photo)
The bylaw would allow backyard chickens and beehives in residential areas. (Gazette file photo)

Greenwood holds public meeting on bylaw regarding backyard chickens and bees

The response to the draft bylaw was mostly positive

The bylaw would allow backyard chickens and beehives in residential areas. (Gazette file photo)
Theory of a Deadman's lead singer Tyler Connolly. All photos: Chris Hammett

Canada Rock Fest brings Grand Forks community together

The classic rock festival was a huge success

Theory of a Deadman's lead singer Tyler Connolly. All photos: Chris Hammett
Bruins MVP, Captain Ray Warrack, poses for photo with Coach Dave Hnatiuk and assistant coaches Shane Gorman and Igor Agarunov at the team's awards banquet Family Day Monday, Feb. 21. Photo: Submitted

Border Bruins’ Warrack joins MJHL’s Stampeders

Ray Warrack has signed to play with Swan Valley Stampeders for the 2022-23 season

Bruins MVP, Captain Ray Warrack, poses for photo with Coach Dave Hnatiuk and assistant coaches Shane Gorman and Igor Agarunov at the team's awards banquet Family Day Monday, Feb. 21. Photo: Submitted
Swimmers will begin at Christina Lake Provincial Park. Photo: BC Parks/Gazette file photo

Big Effort Swim scheduled at Christina Lake

The day will include several events for various levels of athleticism

Swimmers will begin at Christina Lake Provincial Park. Photo: BC Parks/Gazette file photo
The two suspects stole a car in Kelowna on Thursday and have since been arrested. RCMP are no longer asking residents to be on the lookout for them. (File photo)

2 men arrested after allegedly stealing car in Kelowna then fleeing to Midway

The two men evaded police after stealing a car in Kelowna and abandoning it in Midway

The two suspects stole a car in Kelowna on Thursday and have since been arrested. RCMP are no longer asking residents to be on the lookout for them. (File photo)
Pro-choice protest organizers speaking to a large crowd across from Kelowna City Hall July 4, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

U.S. abortion bans set dangerous precedent for the world

The overturning of Roe v. Wade is a step back in reproductive rights

Pro-choice protest organizers speaking to a large crowd across from Kelowna City Hall July 4, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Council plans on holding a public feedback session so locals can discuss the potential rezonig. (Submitted/Black Press file photo)

Grand Forks city council debates rezoning and OCP amendment

The rezoning would allow a U-Haul site to be located in a residential area

Council plans on holding a public feedback session so locals can discuss the potential rezonig. (Submitted/Black Press file photo)
Greenwood Founders Day celebrations on July 16 and 17 — kicked off by Saturday's Parade — were a huge success. Spencer Coyne photo

Greenwood Founder’s Day sees huge turnout

The event marks Greenwood’s 125th anniversary

Greenwood Founders Day celebrations on July 16 and 17 — kicked off by Saturday's Parade — were a huge success. Spencer Coyne photo
The Helios Ultimate team, including four players from Grand Forks, will be competing in nationals in August. (Photo submitted by Grand Forks Ultimate)

GFSS ultimate players headed to nationals

Four athletes from Grand Forks will be competing for Helios, a club team based in Kamloops

The Helios Ultimate team, including four players from Grand Forks, will be competing in nationals in August. (Photo submitted by Grand Forks Ultimate)
A group of local kids participating in the Earth Day “Clean up the park” event at the Grand Forks Skate Park. (Submitted by Grand Forks Skate Park Committee)

Grand Forks skate park set to begin revitalization plan this fall, thanks to community support

The skate park is in need of repairs and expansion, and is currently raising funds for the project

A group of local kids participating in the Earth Day “Clean up the park” event at the Grand Forks Skate Park. (Submitted by Grand Forks Skate Park Committee)

Grand Forks city council makes liquor licence amendment for two establishments

Grand Forks Station Pub and Beer Co. will soon be allowed to serve alcohol past midnight

This was discussed in a council meeting on July 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks city council makes liquor licence amendment for two establishments

Grand Forks Station Pub and Beer Co. will soon be allowed to serve alcohol past midnight

This was discussed in a council meeting on July 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The junior ultimate Frisbee camp gives kids from Grades 5 to 8 the opportunity to gain technical skills, as well as sportsmanship. (Photo submitted by Grand Forks Ultimate)

Junior ultimate Frisbee camp returns to Grand Forks

Camp is for kids in Grades 5 to 8 provides lessons on both technical skills and sportsmanship

The junior ultimate Frisbee camp gives kids from Grades 5 to 8 the opportunity to gain technical skills, as well as sportsmanship. (Photo submitted by Grand Forks Ultimate)
GFI team coordinator Steve Boutang takes a minute to chat with James Wilson, one of the GFI Guest Relations volunteers. Photo: Chris Hammett

Grand Forks International baseball tournament a huge success

This was the first tournament since 2019

GFI team coordinator Steve Boutang takes a minute to chat with James Wilson, one of the GFI Guest Relations volunteers. Photo: Chris Hammett
Homecoming brought people of all ages to the Christina Lake public beach. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

“It’s Lake Time!” Christina Lake Homecoming sees huge turnout after two year hiatus

The festival brought people of all ages to the lake for a weekend of celebrations

Homecoming brought people of all ages to the Christina Lake public beach. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Grand Forks Car show, held on Saturday for the first time since 2019, featured many cars, from old classics to modern cars. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Car show attracts a crowd in downtown Grand Forks

The event featured cars from across the province

The Grand Forks Car show, held on Saturday for the first time since 2019, featured many cars, from old classics to modern cars. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
Kids ages six to ten played in the first game of the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Little League game kicks off GFI

The Christina Lake Cougars won 10-6 against Grand Forks Outlaws

Kids ages six to ten played in the first game of the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Yellow Cast of Newsies performs in the Grand Forks Secondary School auditorium. (Photo credit Jeana de Wynter-Wilkie)

REVIEW: Grand Forks theatre production of “Newsies” showcases talented youth

The musical production by GFSS and BMTS featured theatrical talents of local youth

The Yellow Cast of Newsies performs in the Grand Forks Secondary School auditorium. (Photo credit Jeana de Wynter-Wilkie)