Grand Forks Gazette Staff

Marj Bekker, one of the founding members of the Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store, celebrates 60 years of volunteering. (Contributed photo to Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary founding member celebrates 60 years

Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary is Celebrating the 60-year anniversary of one of…

Marj Bekker, one of the founding members of the Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store, celebrates 60 years of volunteering. (Contributed photo to Grand Forks Gazette)
Midway mayoral candidates in the 2022 municipal election.

Midway Election 2022: Mayoral candidates call for support

General voting day in the upcoming civic election is Oct. 15, 2022.…

Midway mayoral candidates in the 2022 municipal election.
(Black Press Media file photo)

Busy summer leads into quieter fall for Grand Forks RCMP

Even though its summer-like weather, Grand Forks police note decline in calls…

(Black Press Media file photo)
School District 51 candidates for the 2022 election.

Election 2022: School District 51 election candidates share why they are running

General voting day in the upcoming school district election is Oct. 15,…

School District 51 candidates for the 2022 election.
Regional District of Kootenay Boundary candidates in the upcoming 2022 election.

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary election candidates state their case

General voting day in the upcoming regional district election is Oct. 15,…

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary candidates in the upcoming 2022 election.
From left to right: Everett Baker, Stan Sharkey, Danna O'Donnell (bottom left) and Alec Brownlee. (Black Press Media graphic)

Grand Forks Election 2022: Why should voters support you for mayor?

General voting day in the upcoming civic election is Oct. 15, 2022.…

From left to right: Everett Baker, Stan Sharkey, Danna O'Donnell (bottom left) and Alec Brownlee. (Black Press Media graphic)
Never touch a dead bat with your bare hands. (Photo submitted)

Researchers ask residents to report bat sightings and dead bats

The province’s bats – from Princeton through to Grand Forks – are threatened by disease

Never touch a dead bat with your bare hands. (Photo submitted)
Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Kathleen Saylors

Grand Forks puts surplus equipment up for sale

The municipality is looking to sell items they no longer need

Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Kathleen Saylors
Grand Forks implemented Stage 2 watering restrictions on July 28. (Black Press File Photo)

Grand Forks residents told to only water twice per week

The city said one well is currently out of commission and reservoir water levels are falling

Grand Forks implemented Stage 2 watering restrictions on July 28. (Black Press File Photo)
Mounties said the man pictured here allegedly crossed over the U.S.–Canada border illegally on July 24, then led officers on 2.5 hour long “float chase.” (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)
Mounties said the man pictured here allegedly crossed over the U.S.–Canada border illegally on July 24, then led officers on 2.5 hour long “float chase.” (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)
Spring flooding financial relief available for affected residents

Spring flooding financial relief available for affected residents

The provincial funds are for those affected by flooding in May and early June

Spring flooding financial relief available for affected residents
Castlegar RCMP arrest one man in relation to Midway stabbing

Castlegar RCMP arrest one man in relation to Midway stabbing

The stabbing occurred on June 17 and a suspect was arrested June 25

Castlegar RCMP arrest one man in relation to Midway stabbing
Flood warning issued for Boundary as Kettle River expected to rise to 20-year return level

Flood warning issued for Boundary as Kettle River expected to rise to 20-year return level

RDKB: This amounts to a high flood risk for low-lying properties in the region

Flood warning issued for Boundary as Kettle River expected to rise to 20-year return level
Canada Rock Fest, other staple Boundary events cancelled for summer 2020

Canada Rock Fest, other staple Boundary events cancelled for summer 2020

Ticket refunds are available for Canada Rock Fest

Canada Rock Fest, other staple Boundary events cancelled for summer 2020
Visitors to the Grand Forks Farmers’ Market on May 1 use a hand-washing station upon entering the vendors’ area.                                 (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Boundary farmers selling at in-person and online markets

Grand Forks farmers’ market is running Tuesdays and Fridays, while Rock Creek has gone online

Visitors to the Grand Forks Farmers’ Market on May 1 use a hand-washing station upon entering the vendors’ area.                                 (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Cougar sightings reported in Grand Forks

Cougar sightings reported in Grand Forks

Conservation officers have been called about cougar sightings in the College Rd. and Valmar areas

Cougar sightings reported in Grand Forks
One woman died and one was airlifted to Kelowna following an ATV accident that occurred on April 11 in Rural Grand Forks on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail near Ward Lake.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

ATV rider dies following accident on Grand Forks rail trail

The accident happened on April 11, just outside of city limits

One woman died and one was airlifted to Kelowna following an ATV accident that occurred on April 11 in Rural Grand Forks on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail near Ward Lake.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Hardy Mountain fire calls crews from Grand Forks, Christina Lake

Hardy Mountain fire calls crews from Grand Forks, Christina Lake

As of 2:45 p.m., crews were still on scene

Hardy Mountain fire calls crews from Grand Forks, Christina Lake
BC Conservation Officer Kyle Bueckert of Grand Forks saw that a self-isolated couple needed help with food and stepped in to buy them groceries. (BC Conservation Officer Service/Facebook)

Grand Forks conservation officer steps up to buy groceries for quarantined snowbirds from Kitimat

‘In these times of need, when people in the community need something like that done, it’s a no-brainer’

BC Conservation Officer Kyle Bueckert of Grand Forks saw that a self-isolated couple needed help with food and stepped in to buy them groceries. (BC Conservation Officer Service/Facebook)
FortisBC offers 90-day bill deferrals to customers impacted by COVID-19

FortisBC offers 90-day bill deferrals to customers impacted by COVID-19

Customers can apply for the relief program through the utility’s website

FortisBC offers 90-day bill deferrals to customers impacted by COVID-19