Grand Forks Gazette Staff

Riverside Drive in Grand Forks was closed for over an hour on Nov. 23 as a crew helped haul a car out of the Kettle River.                                (Robert Linden/Submitted)

Car pulled from Kettle River on Saturday

The vehicle sat in the water for one week

Riverside Drive in Grand Forks was closed for over an hour on Nov. 23 as a crew helped haul a car out of the Kettle River.                                (Robert Linden/Submitted)
Demonstrators rally for a winter shelter in Grand Forks on Wednesday.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Demonstrators urge quick action on winter shelter

‘It’s so cold out there at night, people are freezing in a motorhome’

Demonstrators rally for a winter shelter in Grand Forks on Wednesday.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Interior Health building near hospital eyed for shelter

Stakeholders are looking at the feasibility of using the former nurses’ residence

The ceinture fléchée and the blue and white flag are two iconic symbols tied to Métis people in Canada.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Boundary Métis Community Association celebrates Louis Riel in Grand Forks

The association’s next big event will be a Family Day fishing derby at Wilgress Lake in February

The ceinture fléchée and the blue and white flag are two iconic symbols tied to Métis people in Canada.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Logan Miron, left, and teammate Ben Morin guide a rock into the house during Sunday’s mens’ A final event in Grand Forks, as skip Erik Colwell looks on.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Curlers throw in Grand Forks bonspiel

Nearly 100 curlers took over the curling club last weekend for the tournament

Logan Miron, left, and teammate Ben Morin guide a rock into the house during Sunday’s mens’ A final event in Grand Forks, as skip Erik Colwell looks on.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Grand Forks Border Bruins players rally around goaltender Shane Zilka after conceding the game-winning goal to the 100 Mile House Wranglers in overtime on Nov. 6.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Weekend losses for Border Bruins stretch losing streak to six games

The Bruins have been outscored 38-14 over their last six games

Grand Forks Border Bruins players rally around goaltender Shane Zilka after conceding the game-winning goal to the 100 Mile House Wranglers in overtime on Nov. 6.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Fire department recommends measures to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

Fire department recommends measures to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

The first week of November is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Fire department recommends measures to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning
Grand Forks Halloween party continues this week

Grand Forks Halloween party continues this week

Fireworks, a bonfire, haunted mazes and escapes rooms await

Grand Forks Halloween party continues this week
Check your mail for your Voter Information Card

Check your mail for your Voter Information Card

Your Voter Information Card identifies where you can vote in advance and on election day

Check your mail for your Voter Information Card
A screenshot of the DriveBC map shows that crews estimate that the rocks will be cleared by 1 p.m. Wednesday.                                (DriveBC)

Alternating traffic on Hwy 3 near Paulson Bridge after morning rock fall

The road is expected to be fully cleared by 3 p.m. Wednesday

A screenshot of the DriveBC map shows that crews estimate that the rocks will be cleared by 1 p.m. Wednesday.                                (DriveBC)
RCMP block off a section of Donaldson Drive in Grand Forks in May 2018, after police fired shots at a man who was reportedly driving erratically.                                (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
RCMP block off a section of Donaldson Drive in Grand Forks in May 2018, after police fired shots at a man who was reportedly driving erratically.                                (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Politics and mountaineering collide at the Gem with “Return to Mount Kennedy”

Politics and mountaineering collide at the Gem with “Return to Mount Kennedy”

50 years after Robert Kennedy and Jim Whittaker summited Mount Kennedy, their sons repeat the feat

Politics and mountaineering collide at the Gem with “Return to Mount Kennedy”
Marlit Kretzschmar, who first visited Grand Forks on a student exchange trip in 2001, poses atop Observation Mountain with her “beloved Grand Forks.” (Marlit Kretzschmar/Submitted)

A love letter to Grand Forks: Returning 15 years later

Marlit Kretzschmar visited Grand Forks from Germany in 2001. She came back to visit this year

Marlit Kretzschmar, who first visited Grand Forks on a student exchange trip in 2001, poses atop Observation Mountain with her “beloved Grand Forks.” (Marlit Kretzschmar/Submitted)
Candidate Question: What economic development plans to do you have for the Boundary?

Candidate Question: What economic development plans to do you have for the Boundary?

Each week of the campaign, we will ask our local candidates to respond to readers’ questions

Candidate Question: What economic development plans to do you have for the Boundary?
Grade 7 and high school students in the Boundary have an opportunity to showcase their work in Gallery 2 in Grand Forks.                                (Peter Kalasz/Submitted)

Panel seeks student submissions for Gallery 2 display

Creative students from Grade 7 through 12 have the chance to present their work to the community

Grade 7 and high school students in the Boundary have an opportunity to showcase their work in Gallery 2 in Grand Forks.                                (Peter Kalasz/Submitted)
Grand Forks hires interim Chief Administrative Officer

Grand Forks hires interim Chief Administrative Officer

Ron Mattiussi retired as Kelowna’s city manager in March 2018

Grand Forks hires interim Chief Administrative Officer
Candidate Questions: What will you do with regards to flood mitigation buyouts in Grand Forks?

Candidate Questions: What will you do with regards to flood mitigation buyouts in Grand Forks?

Each week of the campaign, we will ask our local candidates to respond to readers’ questions

Candidate Questions: What will you do with regards to flood mitigation buyouts in Grand Forks?
Fraser Valley Blue Knights support Boundary and Community Hospice Association

Fraser Valley Blue Knights support Boundary and Community Hospice Association

The Blue Knights said that they saw what Grand Forks went through in May 2018 and wanted to help out

Fraser Valley Blue Knights support Boundary and Community Hospice Association
Sept. 9 tool theft valued at $20,000

Sept. 9 tool theft valued at $20,000

RCMP say that Milwaukee, Makita tools were stolen from a work site in the industrial park

Sept. 9 tool theft valued at $20,000
Cops for Kids stop for borscht in Grand Forks

Cops for Kids stop for borscht in Grand Forks

Volunteers from the USCC worked for hours to make the soup for the hungry riders

Cops for Kids stop for borscht in Grand Forks