Cassandra Chin

Phoenix Mountain Ski Hill gets approval to extend acreage

New Resort Master Plan for Phoenix Ski Hill approval means good news for the Phoenix Mountain Alpine Ski Society.

Hutton Elementary School teacher Claire Naylor and Grand Forks Secondary School (GFSS) teacher Sean Anderson discuss their trip to Aldergrove to look at the middle school system during a School District 51 school board meeting on Dec. 11.

SD51 talks middle school, finances and student exchange with Quebec at Dec. 11 meeting

School District 51 (SD51) board trustees and staff discussed the topic of middle schools during the Dec. 11 school board meeting.

Hutton Elementary School teacher Claire Naylor and Grand Forks Secondary School (GFSS) teacher Sean Anderson discuss their trip to Aldergrove to look at the middle school system during a School District 51 school board meeting on Dec. 11.

City of Grand Forks looking to repair collapsed culvert under Boundary Drive

A collapsed culvert under Boundary Drive has caused rising water levels in neighbouring homes and concern from City of Grand Forks staff.

Andy Anderson

PHOTO GALLERY: Christmas breakfast at the Royal Canadian Legion

Christmas breakfast at the Grand Forks' Royal Canadian Legion on Dec. 15.

Andy Anderson
Friends of the Library held its annual Christmas bake sale at the Grand Forks and District Public Library on Dec. 4. Money raised will go towards upgrades in the children’s section of the library

DEC. 15 WEEKENDER: Grand Forks and District Public Library upgrades children’s section

The Grand Forks and District Public Library are looking to upgrade its children and youth section.

Friends of the Library held its annual Christmas bake sale at the Grand Forks and District Public Library on Dec. 4. Money raised will go towards upgrades in the children’s section of the library
Barb Stewart

Increased levels of phosphorus at Christina Lake a concern

Increased phosphorus at Christina Lake and zebra mussels were discussed at the Christina Lake Stewardship Society's annual review.

Barb Stewart

Abbotsford driver injured in accident, Grand Forks RCMP recommend driving to conditions

A 48-year-old driver from Abbotsford, B.C. suffered back and shoulder injuries in an accident on Highway 3.

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Area C director Grace McGregor noted the directors of the Christina Lake Stewardship Society did a lot of work around the lake during its annual review on Dec. 5.

Christina Lake Stewardship Society to recycle old docks at Christina Lake

Old, worn-out docks at Christina Lake are being recycled by the Christina Lake Stewardship Society (CLSS).

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Area C director Grace McGregor noted the directors of the Christina Lake Stewardship Society did a lot of work around the lake during its annual review on Dec. 5.

Warfield, B.C. residents suffer injuries in accident near Wilgress Lake

Road conditions factored into a single vehicle roll-over accident near the Wilgress Lake rest area.

City of Grand Forks to spend $67,000 on server and data storage replacement

Grand Forks city council has voted to spend $67,000 to replace the city’s computer servers.

City of Grand Forks awaiting Ministry of Transportation approval for Roxul Road Closure Bylaw

Grand Forks is still awaiting approval from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to pass the Roxul Road Closure Bylaw.

Plans in motion for Phase 2 of the Christina Living Arts Centre

The Christina Living Arts Centre was completed and now plans for an amphitheatre are being examined.

More vehicle break-ins reported, Grand Forks RCMP say lock doors

Two more vehicle break-ins on Dec. 4 and 5 has Grand Forks RCMP reminding people to lock cars and trucks.

Robert Brun Q.C.

Grand Forks’ Ludowicz receives Legal Aid Leader Award from Canadian Bar Association

Deanna Ludowicz recently received the Legal Aid Leader Award from the Canadian Bar Association for her outstanding career in advocacy.

Robert Brun Q.C.

Woman from Slocan, B.C. suffers broken arm in accident at Christina Lake

B.C. Ambulance Services called police to the scene of a single motor vehicle accident on Dec. 8 at 10:42 a.m.

Grand Forks RCMP's Const. Sean Odermatt displays a breath screening device.

Dec. 8 WEEKENDER: The workings of the RCMP’s CounterAttack program

As the holiday season kicks off into high gear, so does the local RCMP’s CounterAttack program.

Grand Forks RCMP's Const. Sean Odermatt displays a breath screening device.

More damage done in battery theft from Second Street business in Grand Forks

Two batteries were reported stolen from a forklift parked outside a business on Second Street in Grand Forks on Nov. 27.

Local businesses prepared floats for Grand Forks annual Santa Clause Parade through downtown Grand Forks on Dec. 7.

PHOTO GALLERY: 2012 Grand Forks Santa Claus Parade

Grand Forks had its annual Santa Claus Parade through downtown Grand Forks on Dec. 7.

Local businesses prepared floats for Grand Forks annual Santa Clause Parade through downtown Grand Forks on Dec. 7.

Reflections on the month of December

This month has a lot more events lined up, from Christmas concerts, and more bake sales.

Solar cars part of enironmental education in Grand Forks classes

Handmade solar cars will be created again in schools as a part of environmental education during science classes in Grand Forks.