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.

Knotweed Restaurant focuses on sharing

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

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.

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.

Where’s my side band?

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

City returns to Level 1 water restrictions

Grand Forks City Council briefs from its regular 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.

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.

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.

New executive for Border Bruins

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

Council supports call for large animal veterinarian

Grand Forks City Council briefs from March 29 regular meeting.

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.

Reuse centre at Grand Forks Landfill closing

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

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.

Explorer told to stay off property

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

Chamber elects 2016 board

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