Craig Lindsay

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Beware of CRA scam

Police Briefs, from the Oct. 28 Grand Forks Gazette

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Brandon Savaia of the Bruins comes from behind the net trying to score on Rockets goalie Brody Nelson during the second period of Friday's game.

No treats for Golden as Border Bruins put a Halloween eve thrasing on

The Grand Forks Border Bruins were all business Friday night crushing the Golden Rockets 7-3 at home.

Brandon Savaia of the Bruins comes from behind the net trying to score on Rockets goalie Brody Nelson during the second period of Friday's game.
How Grand Forks City Council voted at the Oct. 26 regular meeting.

Granby River Mining Company given green light

Grand Forks City Council briefs from the regular meeting of Oct. 26.

How Grand Forks City Council voted at the Oct. 26 regular meeting.

Rec commission looking for new members

The Grand Forks Recreation Commission is looking for a few good people.

Rotary bonfire a Halloween tradition

It isn’t Halloween in Grand Forks without a trip to the Rotary bonfire at Angus MacDonald Park.

Selkirk ABE still free for winter session

Tuition for ABE at Selkirk in Grand Forks will remain free throughout the winter session.

Upgrades at Pacific Abrasives are about 80 per cent complete. The company

Pacific Abrasives upgrades to increase quality of slag

Pacific Abrasives will need to borrow funds and enter into a Mortgage of Lease with the City of Grand Forks and Community Futures.

Upgrades at Pacific Abrasives are about 80 per cent complete. The company
How Grand Forks City Council voted on Oct. 13.

Bylaw to exempt taxes on table

Grand Forks City Council voted unanimously to approve first three readings of the 2016 permissive tax exemption bylaw.

How Grand Forks City Council voted on Oct. 13.
Winning business excellence awards were: (Top from left) Tazia Radford (JayzWayz Floral Art); Joan Thomas (Volunteer of the Year); Murray Knox (Rotary Club); Heather Smith (Yellow Door Boutique); Tom Lesher (Bored Room Bistro); Warren Dunbar (WD Sheet Metal); Brent Haslam (WD); Kevin Grant (Grand Forks Glass); Josh Wakefield (Indivitdual service-Neighbours Computers); and Ryan Grant (Grand Forks Glass). (Bottom from left) Steve and Patti Young (Clyde’s Pub); R.J. Lesher (Bored Room Bistro); J.J. Henderson (JayzWayz); Irene and Nancy Perepolkin (Medomak Farm & Feed).  Missing was Deb Lauzon (Grand Forks Credit Union).

Businesses honoured

Community Futures Boundary hosted the 2015 Boundary Business Excellence and Community Awards last Thursday.

Winning business excellence awards were: (Top from left) Tazia Radford (JayzWayz Floral Art); Joan Thomas (Volunteer of the Year); Murray Knox (Rotary Club); Heather Smith (Yellow Door Boutique); Tom Lesher (Bored Room Bistro); Warren Dunbar (WD Sheet Metal); Brent Haslam (WD); Kevin Grant (Grand Forks Glass); Josh Wakefield (Indivitdual service-Neighbours Computers); and Ryan Grant (Grand Forks Glass). (Bottom from left) Steve and Patti Young (Clyde’s Pub); R.J. Lesher (Bored Room Bistro); J.J. Henderson (JayzWayz); Irene and Nancy Perepolkin (Medomak Farm & Feed).  Missing was Deb Lauzon (Grand Forks Credit Union).
Noah Gillis of Christina Lake Elementary School marks his ballet.

Students predicted NDP win

Richard Cannings would claim the South Okanagan - West Kootenay riding, informal school polls showed.

Noah Gillis of Christina Lake Elementary School marks his ballet.
NDP supporters watch the election results pour in at the local NDP office in Grand Forks on election (Monday) night.

Cannings takes South Okanagan-West Kootenay

Richard Cannings of the NDP will be our area's next MP. Federally, Justin Trudeau will be next Prime Minister.

NDP supporters watch the election results pour in at the local NDP office in Grand Forks on election (Monday) night.
Chef Jordan Cooper and partner Katey Fisher have opened Babalooz Tapas Bar and Restaurant at Christina Lake.

Bubalooz features tapas menu

Chef, manager and part-owner Jordan Cooper has taken the lessons he learned while working in big restaurants in Calgary.

Chef Jordan Cooper and partner Katey Fisher have opened Babalooz Tapas Bar and Restaurant at Christina Lake.
(From left) Current arena staff Lilly Bryant and Kim Johnson met recently with pioneers Erna Gobbett and Art Stavenjord to recall the early days of the Grand Forks Arena.

Arena celebrates 50 years

In honour of the anniversary, there will be a free community skate on Sunday, Oct. 25 from 3 - 5 p.m.

(From left) Current arena staff Lilly Bryant and Kim Johnson met recently with pioneers Erna Gobbett and Art Stavenjord to recall the early days of the Grand Forks Arena.
All five candidates for the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding were in attendance at the all-candidates forum on Oct. 7. The candidates (from left) Richard Cannings

FEDERAL ELECTION 2015: No lack of questions at forum

More than 200 people showed up for the forum, which was sponsored by the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce.

All five candidates for the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding were in attendance at the all-candidates forum on Oct. 7. The candidates (from left) Richard Cannings
Pictured are Ryan Latchman (left)

Special delivery during Fire Prevention Week

The firefighters also checked to see if their smoke alarms were working.

Pictured are Ryan Latchman (left)
Winning first prize overall as well as first in the business category was the Borscht Bowl (middle) represented by Kayla White. Winning top prize in the home cook category was Alanna McNabb (right). First prize for junior/multinational was 12-year-old Hailey Dandy (left) who made Ukranian borscht.

Best of Boundary’s borscht

Alanna McNabb takes top prize in the home cook category.

Winning first prize overall as well as first in the business category was the Borscht Bowl (middle) represented by Kayla White. Winning top prize in the home cook category was Alanna McNabb (right). First prize for junior/multinational was 12-year-old Hailey Dandy (left) who made Ukranian borscht.
Bujor Tanasescu and his wife Gabby have been hard at work building a church in the Ruckle area of Grand Forks.

Church a labour of love

Bujor Tanasescu, who is originally from Romania, is building a church in the Ruckle Addition area in his spare time.

Bujor Tanasescu and his wife Gabby have been hard at work building a church in the Ruckle area of Grand Forks.
Members of the Indo-Canadian community pitched in to donate $10

Generous gift from Indo-Canadians

Indo-Canadian community donates $10,000 towards spray park project.

Members of the Indo-Canadian community pitched in to donate $10

Stable funding for visitor info centres

Grand Forks Visitor Centre is one of several community visitor service centres in B.C. to benefit from a new three-year base funding model.

Maureen Haworth

Haworth nominated for Covenant awards

Gospel singer Maureen Haworth, who lives in Grand Forks with husband Rick, has been nominated for two Covenant awards.

Maureen Haworth