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Kamloops arson suspect arrested in Grand Forks

Kamloops arson suspect arrested in Grand Forks

Suspect also wanted Canada-wide for parole violations

Kamloops arson suspect arrested in Grand Forks
Grand Forks Fall Fair to host seed exchange on Feb. 8

Grand Forks Fall Fair to host seed exchange on Feb. 8

“Seedy Saturday” offers gardeners a chance to share tips, seeds

Grand Forks Fall Fair to host seed exchange on Feb. 8
RCMP seize suspected fentanyl, cocaine at Grand Forks motel

RCMP seize suspected fentanyl, cocaine at Grand Forks motel

One man arrested, released in anticipation of spring court date

RCMP seize suspected fentanyl, cocaine at Grand Forks motel
After pushing off from the trailhead at North Fork Road and London Road, skiers can enjoy several kilometres of groomed trail.

Treading snowy trails across the Boundary

Before the rain came this week, trails in the Boundary were well-travelled

After pushing off from the trailhead at North Fork Road and London Road, skiers can enjoy several kilometres of groomed trail.
DriveBC reports that Hwy 3 will be closed on Sunday afternoon for avalanche control between Christina Lake and the Paulson Summit.                                (DriveBC)

Hwy 3 to close for avalanche control on Jan. 19

The road is expected to be closed from noon to 3 p.m.

DriveBC reports that Hwy 3 will be closed on Sunday afternoon for avalanche control between Christina Lake and the Paulson Summit.                                (DriveBC)
The Grand Forks Community Trails Society has begun setting cross-country ski track along a five-kilometre section of the Great Trail, stretching from the intersection of London Road and North Fork Road, northward towards Goat Mountain Forest Service Road.                                (Photo submitted)                                Volunteers have been laying and maintaining a cross-country ski track on the Great Trail near Grand Forks.                                (Photo submitted)

Celebrate ski season with the Trails Society on Jan. 19

Hot chocolate, roasted marshmallows and a groomed trail await

The Grand Forks Community Trails Society has begun setting cross-country ski track along a five-kilometre section of the Great Trail, stretching from the intersection of London Road and North Fork Road, northward towards Goat Mountain Forest Service Road.                                (Photo submitted)                                Volunteers have been laying and maintaining a cross-country ski track on the Great Trail near Grand Forks.                                (Photo submitted)
Icicles on a building are a sign of heat loss.                                (Grand Forks Gazette/Jensen Edwards)

Electricity, natural gas use spiked during cold snap: FortisBC

FortisBC said that natural gas use was 50 per cent higher on Jan. 14, compared to week prior

Icicles on a building are a sign of heat loss.                                (Grand Forks Gazette/Jensen Edwards)
Grand Forks man charged after violent gas station robbery

Grand Forks man charged after violent gas station robbery

The incident occurred shortly after 6 p.m. on Jan. 15

Grand Forks man charged after violent gas station robbery
GFSS play, art show set for Jan. 17

GFSS play, art show set for Jan. 17

Trades and arts students will showcase their work before the play on Friday

GFSS play, art show set for Jan. 17
Much like regular golf, disk golf consists of a series of holes, but instead of flags and holes in the ground, players aim to land their disks in chain-link baskets.                                (Black Press Photo)

Grand Forks disc golfers prepare for spring course opening

A group of volunteers, with local government support, have prepared a course at Angus MacDonald Park

Much like regular golf, disk golf consists of a series of holes, but instead of flags and holes in the ground, players aim to land their disks in chain-link baskets.                                (Black Press Photo)
Grand Forks RCMP warn of counterfeit US money circulating

Grand Forks RCMP warn of counterfeit US money circulating

Local police have arrested one person in connection to the counterfeit money

Grand Forks RCMP warn of counterfeit US money circulating
FortisBC provides electricity directly to customers in Kelowna, the South Okanagan and the Boundary-West Kootenay regions of B.C., and indirectly to customers in Summerland, Penticton, Grand Forks and Nelson.                                (Tonyglen14/Flickr)

Boundary electricity rates up one per cent for 2020

FortisBC said the increase would amount to a little over one dollar extra per residential customer

FortisBC provides electricity directly to customers in Kelowna, the South Okanagan and the Boundary-West Kootenay regions of B.C., and indirectly to customers in Summerland, Penticton, Grand Forks and Nelson.                                (Tonyglen14/Flickr)
Grand Forks RCMP make Christmas Eve arrest for credit card fraud

Grand Forks RCMP make Christmas Eve arrest for credit card fraud

Officers also seized items including blank chip cards, a card reader and lists with card data

Grand Forks RCMP make Christmas Eve arrest for credit card fraud
EDITORIAL: Just because they’re not in ink doesn’t mean that good actions don’t exist

EDITORIAL: Just because they’re not in ink doesn’t mean that good actions don’t exist

Even if there’s no mention of what groups are doing, it’s not a reflection of their lack of effort

EDITORIAL: Just because they’re not in ink doesn’t mean that good actions don’t exist
Elves from the River Valley Community Church play jingle bells from their float. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

IN PHOTOS: Santa, sleighs, grinch parade through Grand Forks

The parade led to Gyro Park, where the city’s light display was revealed

Elves from the River Valley Community Church play jingle bells from their float. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Mourners in Salmon Arm mark the 29th anniversary of a shooting at the École Polytechnique in Montreal, when Annie Turcotte, Sonia Pelletier, Anne-Marie Edward, Anne-Marie Lemay, Annie St-Arneault, Barbara Daigneault, Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz, Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Michèle Richard, Maud Haviernick, Maryse Leclair and Maryse Laganière were killed by a shooter targeting the women at the Montreal institution.                                The Dec. 6 anniversary is now recognized in Canada to mark a day of remembrance and action against violence perpetrated against women. (Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer)

Grand Forks march organized to mark day of remembrance and action on violence against women

Boundary Women’s Coalition invites the public to gather at the women’s resource centre on Dec. 6

Mourners in Salmon Arm mark the 29th anniversary of a shooting at the École Polytechnique in Montreal, when Annie Turcotte, Sonia Pelletier, Anne-Marie Edward, Anne-Marie Lemay, Annie St-Arneault, Barbara Daigneault, Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz, Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Michèle Richard, Maud Haviernick, Maryse Leclair and Maryse Laganière were killed by a shooter targeting the women at the Montreal institution.                                The Dec. 6 anniversary is now recognized in Canada to mark a day of remembrance and action against violence perpetrated against women. (Martha Wickett/Salmon Arm Observer)
UPDATE: Air quality advisory lifted for Grand Forks

UPDATE: Air quality advisory lifted for Grand Forks

The advisory was issued Monday by Interior Health

UPDATE: Air quality advisory lifted for Grand Forks
Air quality advisory lifted for Grand Forks

Air quality advisory lifted for Grand Forks

The advisory was issued Monday by Interior Health

Air quality advisory lifted for Grand Forks
George Seigler joined the Grand Forks fire department in April 2018 as the deputy chief of operations and training.                                (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks appoints new permanent fire chief

Acting Grand Forks fire chief George Seigler was appointed to the permanent position on Nov. 25

George Seigler joined the Grand Forks fire department in April 2018 as the deputy chief of operations and training.                                (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Guitar, banjos stolen in Grand Forks break-and-enter

Guitar, banjos stolen in Grand Forks break-and-enter

RCMP began investigating on Nov. 26

Guitar, banjos stolen in Grand Forks break-and-enter