Cassandra Chin

Bonfire, fireworks ready

The free admission Rotary Bonfire is held at Angus Macdonald Park starting at 6 p.m.

Acclaimed: Grace McGregor, Area C

Grace McGregor has been acclaimed as Area C director for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.

Letter to the Editor: Butts show lack of respect

Smokers! If you don't want to quit smoking so be it, but at least  show a little respect and clean up your act!

Grand Forks Gazette’s year in review: Nov./Dec. 2012

2012 in the Grand Forks area ended with the formation of a downtown business association and a robbery at a Greenwood motel.

Grand Forks Gazette’s year in review: July/Aug. 2012

July and August saw a number of tragic events occurring in the Grand Forks area, with a wind storm and water-related accidents.

BETHS, Habitat for Humanity Boundary and Whispers of Hope team up

Three groups in Grand Forks have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to aid people in the community.

Grand Forks Gazette’s year in review: Sept./Oct. 2012

September began with a fire off Brown Creek Road in Grand Forks and October ended with news related to Canada Post.

Grand Forks Gazette’s year in review: Jan./Feb. 2012

January and February in the Grand Forks area saw a pilot project for food scraps composting and a visit from Premier Christy Clark.

Grand Forks Gazette’s year in review: May/June 2012

Interior Health officials finally held a meeting to hear local concerns in May and a fire was quickly contained at the local Interfor mill.

SD51, RCMP work to educate students on drugs, alcohol

In an effort to educate children about drugs and alcohol, local RCMP and SD51 have teamed to discuss issues surrounding those topics.

City of Grand Forks looking to stabilize slag pile

Concerns about possible safety issues have arisen after large cracks were found in the slag pile off of Granby Road in Grand Forks.

Grand Forks looking into sixth water well

The City of Grand Forks looks into the possibility of constructing a sixth well near 66th Avenue.

Special education in SD51 discussed at meeting

At a recent meeting, School District 51 (SD51) discussed its current status with special education compared to the provincial average.

SD51 superintendent’s report shows student achievment

SD51 Superintendent Michael Strukoff is working to complete his report and it shows a six-year completion rate of 94 per cent.

Improvements seen in Grand Forks real estate

With the upswing of the economy and buyer confidence, the Grand Forks real estate market has seen improvement.

SD51 continues to work on sexual orientation identity policy creation

School District 51's (SD51) policy committee continues to work on creating a sexual identity policy for the school district.

Goodbye Grand Forks and thanks

It has been a wonderful year for me here in Grand Forks and I am both saddened to leave, yet excited to be heading home.

REMINISCENCES: The Grand Forks Choral Society

Celebrating over 20 years as a group, the Grand Forks Choral Society continues to produce inspiring concerts.

Study looks at economic impact of Highway 3

The Highway 3 Corridor Economic Impact Study looked at economic impacts in relation to nearby communities, including Grand Forks.

After school programs at Perley and Hutton schools successful

An after school initiative has been engaging elementary students in actively participating in arts and sports in Grand Forks.