Barry Coulter

In the photo are Kayla Ferguson of Boundary Regional Victim Services, Mark Prior of Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary and Sgt Darryl Peppler.

Care Bears coming to Grand Forks RCMP

Frontline police officers or Victim Service workers provide a ‘teddy bear’ to children who have been involved in a traumatic experience

In the photo are Kayla Ferguson of Boundary Regional Victim Services, Mark Prior of Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary and Sgt Darryl Peppler.
The Grand Forks Farmer’s Market on Friday morning. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks Farmers Market: Being a Farmer in 2022.

Is farming just a way of life or can farming support itself?

The Grand Forks Farmer’s Market on Friday morning. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
James Dergousoff Swim trials heats, April 10,2022 - Photo Scott Grant

Christina Lake’s Dergousoff competes for Canada at his first World Swim Championships

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary’s (RDKB) Grand Forks team will be…

James Dergousoff Swim trials heats, April 10,2022 - Photo Scott Grant
The River Forecast Centre is issuing a high stream flow advisory for several areas in southern B.C., including the Silmilkameen and Boundary Regions.

High stream flow issued for Boundary region

The River Forecast Centre is issuing a high stream flow advisory for several areas in southern B.C., including the Silmilkameen and Boundary Regions.

The River Forecast Centre is issuing a high stream flow advisory for several areas in southern B.C., including the Silmilkameen and Boundary Regions.
The 11th Annual Art Attack opened with a big celebration at Gallery 2.

Art Attack: Art is Back

The 11th Annual Art Attack opened with a big celebration at Gallery 2

The 11th Annual Art Attack opened with a big celebration at Gallery 2.
On May 21 and May 22, at GFSS, SD51 teamed up with Volatus Aerospace to run a drone camp. Photos courtesy Peter Scott

Students explore three dimensions at GFSS drone camp

This past weekend on May 21 and May 22, at GFSS, SD51…

On May 21 and May 22, at GFSS, SD51 teamed up with Volatus Aerospace to run a drone camp. Photos courtesy Peter Scott
More than 140 students across the Boundary took part in two science fairs, held by BCSS (May 11) and GFSS (May 12). Photos courtesy Peter Scott.

More than 150 students take part in Boundary science fairs

Recently, Boundary Central Secondary School and Grand Forks Secondary School hosted a…

More than 140 students across the Boundary took part in two science fairs, held by BCSS (May 11) and GFSS (May 12). Photos courtesy Peter Scott.
Grand Forks police kept busy over the May long weekend.

Grand Forks RCMP have a busy long weekend

Grand Forks police kept busy over the May long weekend. May long…

Grand Forks police kept busy over the May long weekend.
Jean Lees, (right) President of the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary and Director Dianne Camilli (left )presented Edith Rose (above, centre) with a bouquet of roses and a certificate of appreciation honoring her on the celebration of her 100th birthday.

Two Cranbrook centenarians honoured

The Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary presented Edith Rose and Margaret Westrup with bouquets of roses and certificates of appreciation for their 100th birthdays.

Jean Lees, (right) President of the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary and Director Dianne Camilli (left )presented Edith Rose (above, centre) with a bouquet of roses and a certificate of appreciation honoring her on the celebration of her 100th birthday.
The Midway sawmill is resuming operations after a four-week shutdown.

Midway Mill resumes operations

After a four-week shutdown to repair and restore mill equipment, Vaagen Fibre’s Midway Mill is back in operation

The Midway sawmill is resuming operations after a four-week shutdown.
“ReConnected” was the name of the performance, and that’s exactly what the Grand Forks Choral Society did this weekend by performing two concerts at the GEM Theatre. This was the first time in over two years that the society was able to perform in front of a live audience. (photo submitted)

Choral Society performs for first time in two years

“ReConnected” was the name of the performance, and that’s exactly what the…

“ReConnected” was the name of the performance, and that’s exactly what the Grand Forks Choral Society did this weekend by performing two concerts at the GEM Theatre. This was the first time in over two years that the society was able to perform in front of a live audience. (photo submitted)
Anastasiya, who has close family members under siege in Kyiv, Ukraine, holds a sign at a vigil held in Rotary Park, Saturday, Feb. 26. (Photo courtesy Tamara Cartwright)

Group formed to help unite Ukrainian refugees with relatives in region

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine ongoing, a group of concerned Cranbrook…

Anastasiya, who has close family members under siege in Kyiv, Ukraine, holds a sign at a vigil held in Rotary Park, Saturday, Feb. 26. (Photo courtesy Tamara Cartwright)
An avalanche warning has been issued for a widespread region across southern BC and Alberta. Avalanche Canada put out the notice Thursday, Feb. 10. It is effective immediately and runs through Sunday, Feb. 13.

Avalanche warning issued for southern B.C., Alberta

Avalanche Canada put out the notice Feb. 10, effective immediately and running through Feb. 13.

An avalanche warning has been issued for a widespread region across southern BC and Alberta. Avalanche Canada put out the notice Thursday, Feb. 10. It is effective immediately and runs through Sunday, Feb. 13.
Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users across numerous forecast regions in BC and Alberta

Avalanche warning issued for Southern BC and Western Alberta

Warm temperatures and lots of sunshine are expected for the coming weekend, which will have a destabilizing effect on the snowpack

Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users across numerous forecast regions in BC and Alberta
The participants from all countries at the Friendship PeeWee International Ice Hockey Tournament in Cranbrook, 1993. Photo by Brian Clarkson

How hockey unites the world: The Friendship PeeWee International Ice Hockey Tournament

Tadakiyo Kaneiri, passes away 32 years after the launch of Tournament

The participants from all countries at the Friendship PeeWee International Ice Hockey Tournament in Cranbrook, 1993. Photo by Brian Clarkson
Andrew Boden with a copy of his newly released book, “The Secret History Of My Hometown,” a counterfactual history of Cranbrook. (Barry Coulter photo)

An alternative history of Cranbrook

Andrew Boden’s new book — “The Secret History Of My Hometown” — looks at the what-ifs of a counterfactual reality

Andrew Boden with a copy of his newly released book, “The Secret History Of My Hometown,” a counterfactual history of Cranbrook. (Barry Coulter photo)
Wall of Honour vandalized on Nov. 11, 2021 in Cranbrook, B.C. (Reddit photo)
Wall of Honour vandalized on Nov. 11, 2021 in Cranbrook, B.C. (Reddit photo)
The B.C. Government has introduced Bill 26, dissolving Jumbo Mountain Resort Municipality.

Ktunaxa First Nation pleased with the dissolution of Jumbo Resort Municipality

“The 2013 incorporation of this ‘town with no citizens,’ (with an appointed mayor and council), was an affront to all residents of British Columbia,”

The B.C. Government has introduced Bill 26, dissolving Jumbo Mountain Resort Municipality.
Golden Life’s Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook has been notified that since Golden Life requires visitors to be fully vaccinated, Canada Post will no longer be delivering their mail. (Barry Coulter photo)

Mail delivery to Golden Life facilities cut off

Because of Golden Life’s policy that visitors must be fully vaccinated, Canada Post will not deliver mail to seniors care and assisted living facilities

Golden Life’s Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook has been notified that since Golden Life requires visitors to be fully vaccinated, Canada Post will no longer be delivering their mail. (Barry Coulter photo)
The Ktunaxa Nation governments have declared a mental health state of emergency for its vulnerable citizens.

B.C. First Nation declare a mental health state of emergency

Mental wellness of Ktunaxa youth and young adults is a particular concern, Nation says

The Ktunaxa Nation governments have declared a mental health state of emergency for its vulnerable citizens.