Craig Lindsay

Pedestrian bridge studied

The bridge location would be where the old highway used to go, just a few metres away from where the Highway 3 bridge is.

Alert lifted as wildfire threat eases

The Boundary region has had 136 fires this season, well above the 10-year average of 43.

Posters uplifting to firefighters

Firefighter Nick Christian said they really appreciated the home-made posters.

Local kids meet firefighter heroes

A few local children were able to meet some firefighters after making posters for them.

Roadhouse is family operated

New restaurant features homestyle, cook-to-order food.

Future looks brighter for Bruins as they start training camp

out 40 players took part in the Grand Forks Border Bruins training camp on the weekend.

Police seize marijuana plants; accident closes block

Police briefs, from the Aug. 26 issue of the Grand Forks Gazette.

Social media helps and hinders firefighting efforts

On the Ball column, by Craig Lindsay, Aug. 26 Grand Forks Gazette.

City getting EV charging station

Council briefs from the Aug. 17 regular meeting of Grand Forks City Council.

Concerned citizens pack gym

Public meeting addresses fears about wildfires—more meetings tonight (Wednesday) in Grand Forks and Christina Lake.

Wildfire update – Evacuation alert for GF south of Kettle and Christina Lake Ponderosa and Cascade areas

Evacuation alert as of 2pm Wednesday (Aug. 26); check with RDKB.com and twitter

Smoke expected to last until Wednesday

The smoke that is covering Grand Forks and much of the interior is expected to last at least until Wednesday.

UPDATED 1pm – Smoky skies advisory for area; smoke expected to remain until shift in weather

Smoke is persisting in the valleys Sunday morning. The smoke is the result of numerous fires in the region

Canadians fire crews ready to help US battle Stickpin wildfire

Two unit crews (40 firefighters) are expected to join the fray in the United States fighting the large Stickpin wildfire

UPDATE – fires in the region appear stable; Canadian crews expected to help Stickpin

Two unit crews (40 firefighters) are expected to be deployed stateside to help fight Washington wildfire.

Rock Creek wildfire evacuation order to be downgraded

RDKB announced that evacuation order will be rescinded in Rock Creek.

Stickpin fire in Washington expected to grow; still 6km from border

Highway 3 by Christina Lake reopened last night closing briefly due to Paulson wildfire smoke.

Park in the Park a success despite challenges

In all, 176 vehicles were registered as well as about a dozen fire apparatuses and 20 late vehicles.

Airport Fly-in cancelled due to wildfires

The Grand Forks Airport Appreciation Day Fly-in has been cancelled due to the increased helicopter traffic

UPDATE – Paulson Pass wildfire at 260 hectares and zero contained; 11,000 Ha Stickpin fire 6-7km from border

Paulson Pass wildfire now at 260 Hectares and still zero per cent contained.