Craig Lindsay

Property taxes likely to increase

Grand Forks residents are likely to see an increase in their property taxes this year. This is separate from a proposed parcel tax.

Taxes could rise $51 per year for five years to fund fire truck

A flat tax on parcels will be applicable to every parcel within the City of Grand Forks; those parcels would be levied a flat tax of $51.61.

SEVEN throw hat in the ring for city seat

The byelection is for one position on council to fill the spot left vacant by the departure of Michael Wirischagin in August 2015.

Chef/owner Mike Sonier and apprentice chef Sierra Wright enjoy the fruits of their labour in delicious chicken flat bread and braised pork belly dishes at Knotweed Restaurant on Thursday afternoon.

Knotweed Restaurant focuses on sharing

Owner and chef Mike Sonier started up Knotweed Restaurant at the Cascade Par 3 Golf Course.

Chef/owner Mike Sonier and apprentice chef Sierra Wright enjoy the fruits of their labour in delicious chicken flat bread and braised pork belly dishes at Knotweed Restaurant on Thursday afternoon.

Demolition derby a no go

Grand Forks will not be having a demolition derby this year after council turned down an application for a temporary land use permit.

Grace McGregor

McGregor reappointed to advisory council

RDKB board chair and Area C/Christina Lake director Grace McGregor will be returning to her role as a member of the Rural Advisory Council.

Grace McGregor

Where’s my side band?

On the Ball column by Craig Lindsay, as in April 20 Grand Forks Gazette.

How They Voted – Grand Forks City Council meeting of April 11.

City returns to Level 1 water restrictions

Grand Forks City Council briefs from its regular meeting of April 11.

How They Voted – Grand Forks City Council meeting of April 11.

No more discussion, council says

There will be no more talk at Grand Forks city council meetings about Julia Butler’s court case.

New president Shaylene Campbell (standing-third from left) talks about her expectations for the club. Campbell was acclaimed as was vice-president Chris Sterlind (standing second from left) and treasurer Rachelle Sterlind (far left). Seated at front (from left) are the outgoing executive Rob Chornenki

Figure skating club returns with new board

The Grand Forks Figure Skating Club (FSC) had a successful AGM and a new board has been elected.

New president Shaylene Campbell (standing-third from left) talks about her expectations for the club. Campbell was acclaimed as was vice-president Chris Sterlind (standing second from left) and treasurer Rachelle Sterlind (far left). Seated at front (from left) are the outgoing executive Rob Chornenki
Chantelle Tribe is all smiles at BC Children’s Hospital after receiving package of cards and gifts from a group of people working at Pharmasave in Grand Forks.

Chantelle faces sickness with smiles

At only four years old, Chantelle Tribe has been through more in her young life than most of us ever will.

Chantelle Tribe is all smiles at BC Children’s Hospital after receiving package of cards and gifts from a group of people working at Pharmasave in Grand Forks.
Dave Koftinoff reads a letter from coach/general manager Emery Olauson at the Border Bruins AGM Friday at Jack Goddard Memorial Arena.

New executive for Border Bruins

The Grand Forks Border Bruins will head into next season with a complete change of the executive.

Dave Koftinoff reads a letter from coach/general manager Emery Olauson at the Border Bruins AGM Friday at Jack Goddard Memorial Arena.
How Grand Forks City Council voted at its regular meeting Tuesday

Council supports call for large animal veterinarian

Grand Forks City Council briefs from March 29 regular meeting.

How Grand Forks City Council voted at its regular meeting Tuesday

Councillor opposes eco-asset pilot program

As soon as you put a dollar value on something that tells me and a lot of other people in the world that you're about to sell it, she says.

There are many unanswerable questions

On the Ball column by Craig Lindsay, April 6 Grand Forks Gazette.

Schools rise in Fraser Institute’s rankings

Two schools in Grand Forks have improved their “grades” since last year and moved up in the rankings.

The reuse centre at the Grand Forks Landfill is one of three reuse centres in the RDKB that will soon be shutting down.

Reuse centre at Grand Forks Landfill closing

Also closing are reuse centres at McKelvey Creek (Trail) Landfill and West Boundary (Greenwood) Landfill.

The reuse centre at the Grand Forks Landfill is one of three reuse centres in the RDKB that will soon be shutting down.
Jessica Mace and Graham Watt talked about the Kettle River Watershed Management Plan at the March 17 Rotary meeting in Grand Forks. Mace is taking over from Watt as project coordinator

New project manager hired for Kettle River Watershed Management Plan

Jessica Mace will be taking over as project manager. Watt, however, will be staying on as an advisor with the project.

Jessica Mace and Graham Watt talked about the Kettle River Watershed Management Plan at the March 17 Rotary meeting in Grand Forks. Mace is taking over from Watt as project coordinator
Map of the Crown grants and mine leases for Kettle River Resources at the Phoenix property.

Explorer told to stay off property

The principle title owner of the Phoenix Mine site, New Nadina, is saying Frank Schlichting he is trespassing.

Map of the Crown grants and mine leases for Kettle River Resources at the Phoenix property.
The new Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce board of directors for 2016: (from left) Jeff Fero

Chamber elects 2016 board

The Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce (BCRCC) held its first spring annual general meeting this year.

The new Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce board of directors for 2016: (from left) Jeff Fero