Erin Perkins

Business association resurrected

The Downtown Business Association is a specialized committee which canaddresp the specific needs and concerns of downtown business owners.

Byelection candidate and former mayor Brian Taylor and candidate Bev Tripp frequently sat in the hot seat with voter questions during the Grand Forks All Candidates Forum on May 17.

Mending ties the focus of all-candidates’ forum

Issues of trust, hope for better relationships and concerns over alliances echoed in the questions posed at the forum.

Byelection candidate and former mayor Brian Taylor and candidate Bev Tripp frequently sat in the hot seat with voter questions during the Grand Forks All Candidates Forum on May 17.
Johnson Flats wetlands.

City to protect wetland property

A Johnson Flats property is the first of several properties city council is considering to have rezoned for wildlife protection purposes.

Johnson Flats wetlands.
Grand Forks dance instructor

Dancing from the heart

May Berge delivers a unique dancing program; she offers a group drop-in session twice a week.

Grand Forks dance instructor
Dummies were hurled down the slopes of Phoenix Ski Hill at the 15th Annual Dummy Downhill contest at the Spring Fling over the weekend. This year there were 15 entries

Phoenix Mtn. caps season with Spring Fling

Fling marks the end of the ski season at Phoenix Mtn.

Dummies were hurled down the slopes of Phoenix Ski Hill at the 15th Annual Dummy Downhill contest at the Spring Fling over the weekend. This year there were 15 entries
Meet the new recruits for the George Evans Fire Hall near Hummingbird Bridge up the North Fork valley. From left to right

Volunteers step up to become firefighters

Fire insurance rates for Grand Forks' North Fork residents won’t be going up thanks to seven new firefighting recruits.

Meet the new recruits for the George Evans Fire Hall near Hummingbird Bridge up the North Fork valley. From left to right
Last summer Sheila Dobie hosted a Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society seed saving workshop at Spencer Hill Farm with Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farms in Kelowna. They demonstrated the seed winnower GFBRAS has  available for loan.

Seedy Saturday heralds season

There’s no better place to get started than the annual Seedy Saturday event in Grand Forks.

Last summer Sheila Dobie hosted a Grand Forks and Boundary Regional Agricultural Society seed saving workshop at Spencer Hill Farm with Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farms in Kelowna. They demonstrated the seed winnower GFBRAS has  available for loan.