Letter: There is much to be thankful for

I will never forget those 15 minutes of running to evacuate ahead of that roaring wall of wind, heat and fire, writes Rosemary Phillips

Section of Trans Canada Trail gets new signage

The signs warn users of the hazards of the trail and entreat them to show respect for each other, the trail, and the environment.

Letter: The 97 per cent claim discredited

To claim that a consensus of ...humans are harmfully heating the planet is an affront to the scientific process, writes Michael Lederhouse.

Letter: Please check out our rant, Mr. Mercer

An open letter to Rick Mercer: have a look at our Voter Challenge Rant!

Letter: Vote with Cecil in mind

As there’s an election on the horizon, readers can change that. Vote with Cecil in mind. He paid dearly for change.

Museum honours National Forest Week

The Boundary Museum and Interpretive Centre celebrated the Canadian Forestry Association’s National Forest Week.

Literacy campaign launches in Grand Forks

The 5th Annual Reach a Reader campaign will raise funds for local community-based literacy programs.

ELECTION 2015: Troy named Green candidate

Troy says she sees how climate change is directly impacting the local environment and economy.

Business awards night planned

This gala event brings together individuals, business, government and non-profit organizations.

Letter: Read the paper, look at the science

This incredible opportunity is ready and waiting—a new national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen, writes Steve Hollett.

Tree-planting a world record

Guinness has just confirmed that the 202,935 trees planted by the 29 teams sets an official world record!

Letter: Few resources little sympathy

Whatever the sum of the strategy and tactics necessary to rebuild a lion population, money will be the kicker, writes Barry Brandow.

Letter: It’s time we moved forward

Perhaps it is time we move forward and collectively focus our energies on creating a vibrant and welcoming community, writes Spencer Tracy.

Literacy skills are absolutely essential

This month, Black Press and the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) are joining forces with the Reach a Reader Campaign.

Bear sightings increase

There has been an enormous increase in bear sightings throughout Grand Forks over the past weeks.

Letter: RF radiation worrisome

We have a very serious problem here that you are maybe making worse, writes Don Lea.

Letter: Say no to national park

Those of us who speak up run the world. It only takes a few minutes to write provincial representatives, writes Aubrey G. White.

Letter: Thanks for stress, anxiety

Previous council, thanks a lot for the extra stress and anxiety in our lives, writes Cecil Konkin.

Trans Canada Trail open north of Rock Creek

The fire severity in the area makes it very important for users to stay on the trail.

Letter: Other essential services needed

I question the priority of a second pedestrian crossing over the river to the tune of $1.2 million, writes Ken Schroeder.