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Choral Society members smile for the camera during a break from singing at Grand Forks’ Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Fenn

Grand Forks Choral Society to stage Christmas Comeback

Screening to feature virtual Christmas concert, a capella performances

Choral Society members smile for the camera during a break from singing at Grand Forks’ Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Fenn
Winlaw’s Jordan Mounteer is among those nominated for the CBC Poetry Prize. Photo: Submitted
Winlaw’s Jordan Mounteer is among those nominated for the CBC Poetry Prize. Photo: Submitted
The ribbon has been cut at the Silver King Childcare Centre in Nelson that opens 24 new spaces in the community. Those taking part in the scissor honours at the official opening include (L-R): Selkirk College president Angus Graeme, Columbia Basin Trust chair Jocelyn Carver, Aanyta Fahrenbruch from Kootenay Kids and Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson. Photo: Submitted

Selkirk College unveils new childcare centre in Nelson

The new Silver King Childcare Centre provides 24 spaces to parents

The ribbon has been cut at the Silver King Childcare Centre in Nelson that opens 24 new spaces in the community. Those taking part in the scissor honours at the official opening include (L-R): Selkirk College president Angus Graeme, Columbia Basin Trust chair Jocelyn Carver, Aanyta Fahrenbruch from Kootenay Kids and Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson. Photo: Submitted
The Bruins nearly tied Friday night’s game against the Nelson Leafs. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks Bruins lose weekend home games

Bears acquitted themselves well against Nelson, went down hard against Beaver Valley

The Bruins nearly tied Friday night’s game against the Nelson Leafs. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Creston Valley goalie Harmon Laser-Hume stops a slap-shot by Grand Forks centre, Davis Hunter. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ Bruins lose two at home

Bears to host Nelson Leafs Saturday, Oct. 30

Creston Valley goalie Harmon Laser-Hume stops a slap-shot by Grand Forks centre, Davis Hunter. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Otter Louis and Kathy Hanson take groundbreaking literally and get busy with their pink shovels. Photo courtesy of Jan Micklethwaite

Kootenay Robusters break ground on new Dragon Boat den

The club’s upcoming den at Christina Lake will complete four-and-a-half-year journey

(L-R) Otter Louis and Kathy Hanson take groundbreaking literally and get busy with their pink shovels. Photo courtesy of Jan Micklethwaite
Border Bruins’ goalie Justin Dueck gathers his thoughts ahead of last Friday’s home game against the Creston Thundercats (Oct. 22). Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ goalie ups his game at Rockets’ camp

Justin Dueck was among head Coach Dave Hnatiuk’s first picks, says KIJHL’s Emanuel Sequeira

Border Bruins’ goalie Justin Dueck gathers his thoughts ahead of last Friday’s home game against the Creston Thundercats (Oct. 22). Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Castlegar Rebels and Grand Forks Border Bruins in a September pre-season game. Photo: Jennifer Small

KIJHL launches app featuring real-time game scores

Follow the Castlegar Rebels, Nelson Leafs or your favourite KIJHL team on the new app

Castlegar Rebels and Grand Forks Border Bruins in a September pre-season game. Photo: Jennifer Small
First Nations Health Authority Indigenous educators are offering a free virtual community education series called Courageous Conversations in collaboration with ANKORS, the Nelson Fentanyl Task Force, and the Circle of Indigenous Nations Society. File photo

Courageous Conversations: Community education offered on overdose crisis

Virtual event runs Sept. 22 and 29, to discuss substance use, harm reduction, reducing stigma

First Nations Health Authority Indigenous educators are offering a free virtual community education series called Courageous Conversations in collaboration with ANKORS, the Nelson Fentanyl Task Force, and the Circle of Indigenous Nations Society. File photo
The Bruins’ Ray Warrack is stopped by Thundercats’ goalie Harmon Laser-Hume at the Jack Sunday, Sept. 19. Photo: Peter Kalasz

Grand Forks Border Bruins lose hard-fought games over weekend

The Bruins have four more exhibition games before the regular season

The Bruins’ Ray Warrack is stopped by Thundercats’ goalie Harmon Laser-Hume at the Jack Sunday, Sept. 19. Photo: Peter Kalasz
Registered Nurse Lindsay Erlandson holds a free Naloxone Kit after demonstrating how to use one. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

First Nations educators to host web talks on opioid crisis, addiction

This week’s webinars supported by Grand Forks Community Action Team

Registered Nurse Lindsay Erlandson holds a free Naloxone Kit after demonstrating how to use one. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Nisga’a dancer Rosita Martinez takes part in a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in June. The RDKB will observe a federal holiday created commemorate the legacy of residential schools in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

RDKB to close for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The local government will shut its offices and facilities on Sept. 30.

Nisga’a dancer Rosita Martinez takes part in a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in June. The RDKB will observe a federal holiday created commemorate the legacy of residential schools in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Tara Howse is running for the Green Party in South Okanagan - West Kootenay. Photo: Campaign website

Election 2021: Tara Howse — Green Party candidate for South Okanagan – West Kootenay

Howse is a founding member of the BC Climate Alliance

Tara Howse is running for the Green Party in South Okanagan - West Kootenay. Photo: Campaign website
Richard Cannings is running for the NDP in South Okanagan - West Kootenay. Photo: Campaign website
Richard Cannings is running for the NDP in South Okanagan - West Kootenay. Photo: Campaign website
The White Rock Lake wildfire, seen here on Aug. 24. Photo: Roger Knox
The White Rock Lake wildfire, seen here on Aug. 24. Photo: Roger Knox
Terry Fox t-shirts are available for sale at Grand Forks and District Rec. Centre. Photo courtesy Melina Van Hoogevest
Terry Fox t-shirts are available for sale at Grand Forks and District Rec. Centre. Photo courtesy Melina Van Hoogevest
Brian Taylor, Mayor of Grand Forks. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks needs to take a hard look at water sustainability

Mayor Taylor suggests the city’s long-term water supply may be at risk

Brian Taylor, Mayor of Grand Forks. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Bob Dickson has followed up his first book about his life as a firefighter with a new volume detailing his hunting and fishing expeditions.

REVIEW: New book features Kootenay hunting and fishing stories

Bob Dickson’s memoir is based on a lifetime of hunting and fishing

Bob Dickson has followed up his first book about his life as a firefighter with a new volume detailing his hunting and fishing expeditions.
Anna Katarina is one of the local musicians taking part in Rhythm Club’s Tempo Music Masterclass. Photo: Submitted

Virtual workshops offered to Kootenay musicians

The events focus on the business side of music

Anna Katarina is one of the local musicians taking part in Rhythm Club’s Tempo Music Masterclass. Photo: Submitted
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore needs more volunteers. Photo: Submitted
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore needs more volunteers. Photo: Submitted