Cassandra Chin

Heather Shilton

Promoting healthy living amongst SD51 students one goal of Health Promoting Schools program

Promoting healthy living in schools in Grand Forks and School District 51 is one of the main goals in the Health Promoting Schools program.

Heather Shilton

SD51 helps youth succeed with Human Learning Partnership data collection

School District 51 continues to help young students succeed through the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) data collection.

Jenny Coleshill

Protecting Lewis’ woodpecker in Grand Forks part of ministry initiative

Protecting the Lewis' woodpecker in Grand Forks is part of a Ministry of Environment initiative aimed at protecting species at risk.

Jenny Coleshill
Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce President Todd Benson speaks at the chamber's AGM on Nov. 27.

Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce shows continued growth, holds AGM

In its second year of operation, the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce (BCRCC) held its AGM in Grand Forks.

Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce President Todd Benson speaks at the chamber's AGM on Nov. 27.

Grand Forks RCMP receives report of gasoline theft from Chevy Malibu on Dec. 1

Police received a report from a complainant about gasoline siphoned from his 2001 Chevrolet Malibu on Dec. 1.

Paving project proposed from Grand Forks to Christina Lake

Work is underway to connect Grand Forks to Christina Lake with development of the Cascade Kettle River Heritage Trail.

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Woodstove Exchange program co-ordinator John Vere discusses wood stoves at a meeting in September.

Ministry of Environment provides over $10K for RDKB wood stove exchange program

As wood stoves are turned on for the winter, the RDKB has received funding for its wood stove exchange program.

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Woodstove Exchange program co-ordinator John Vere discusses wood stoves at a meeting in September.
Gary Gilbert introduced his product

Former Grand Forks’ Gary Gilbert enters the Dragon’s Den on CBC

Intense is one word long-time Grand Forks resident Gary Gilbert would use to describe his experience in the CBC reality series Dragon’s Den.

Gary Gilbert introduced his product

Grand Forks RCMP bust Nakusp woman with over eight kilos of pot

Grand Forks RCMP arrested a 60-year-old woman for drug trafficking of marijuana just past midnight on Nov. 28.

Grand Forks Hutton Elementary School Grade 6 students learn about poverty

Grand Forks Hutton Elementary School Grade 6 students learn about poverty on a budget for a day.

Members of the 39th Engineer Batallion replaced the wooden footbridge at Texas Creek in Christina Lake with a new aluminum bridge.

Engineer battalion installs bridges in Grand Forks and Christina Lake

Bridges and trestles have been replaced throughout Grand Forks and Christina Lake with the help from 39th Engineer Battalion from Trail.

Members of the 39th Engineer Batallion replaced the wooden footbridge at Texas Creek in Christina Lake with a new aluminum bridge.

RDKB Area D has plans to take responsibility of Saddle Lake

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Area D has plans to take responsibility of Saddle Lake in Grand Forks.

Kootenay Boundary Pet Dog Association seeking friendly dog bylaw

The Kootenay Boundary Pet Dog Association hopes the City of Grand Forks and RDKB will form dog friendly bylaws.

Graeme Carlson of Pharmasave and judge Coun. Cher Wyers during Pharmasave's Movember competition.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pharmasave’s Movember challenge

Grand Forks' Pharmasave had all participating men in the Movember challenge judged for the best mo.

Graeme Carlson of Pharmasave and judge Coun. Cher Wyers during Pharmasave's Movember competition.

UPDATED: Single vehicle rollover accident near Grand Forks on Dec. 2.

According to Grand Forks Fire Rescue chief Dale Heriot, there was a single vehicle rollover 22 km west of Grand Forks.

A photograph of the Winnipeg Hotel in the early 1900s before a fire damaged the building. Sam J. Miller (top right) was one of the owners of the hotel.

Dec. 1 WEEKENDER: A short history of Grand Forks’ Winnipeg Hotel

At over a century old, the Winnipeg Hotel is the oldest hotel standing after fires destroyed several structures over the years.

A photograph of the Winnipeg Hotel in the early 1900s before a fire damaged the building. Sam J. Miller (top right) was one of the owners of the hotel.

Purse containing iPod, cellphone and cash taken from bottle depot in Grand Forks

A purse left outside the bottle depot in Grand Forks was reported stolen on Nov. 23.

Once again, Grand Forks RCMP advise people to lock cars, this after more thefts

Recent vehicle thefts, including one involving stolen insurance documents, has Grand Forks RCMP warning residents to lock cars.

The Grinch at last year's Grand Forks Santa Claus Parade.

Grand Forks annual Santa Claus Parade coming to town Dec. 7

Grand Forks annual Santa Claus Parade will be marching through downtown on Dec. 7.

The Grinch at last year's Grand Forks Santa Claus Parade.

Pylons placed on Highway 3 near bridge at Christina Lake nearly causes accident

Pylons placed on Highway 3 at Christina Lake could've led to a major accident on Nov. 23.