Grand Forks Gazette Staff

Border Bruins extend coach’s contract

Border Bruins extend coach’s contract

Coach John Clewlow credited the community support for his success in his first year in charge

Border Bruins extend coach’s contract
Boundary cyclist Joan Thompson pauses for shelter on the 108-year-old oldest covered bridge in Florenceville, N.B.                                (Photo submitted)

Tracking Thompson’s cross-country pedal

Boundary cyclist reaches Atlantic Ocean

Boundary cyclist Joan Thompson pauses for shelter on the 108-year-old oldest covered bridge in Florenceville, N.B.                                (Photo submitted)
After only scoring one run in their semi-final, the Alaska Goldpanners’ batters had their eyes on the prize Monday afternoon, scoring 10 runs in a winning effort. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Alaska takes gold, Cuba leaves prize money behind at 2019 GFI

The Alaska Goldpanners from Fairbanks won the final game 10-2 over the San Francisco Seals

After only scoring one run in their semi-final, the Alaska Goldpanners’ batters had their eyes on the prize Monday afternoon, scoring 10 runs in a winning effort. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
GFI Day 6: Star visitors and defending champs sent packing

GFI Day 6: Star visitors and defending champs sent packing

Cuban team Unión de Reyes was shut out in their final GFI game

GFI Day 6: Star visitors and defending champs sent packing
GFI Day 5: Two teams sent home at the end of round-robin play

GFI Day 5: Two teams sent home at the end of round-robin play

The tournament’s playoff bracket is now set

GFI Day 5: Two teams sent home at the end of round-robin play
After an hour-long rain delay, the sun came out for the San Francisco Seals vs. Alaska Goldpanners’ game on Friday night at James Donaldson Park.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

GFI Day 4: Grounds crew shines in repair of rain-soaked field

A Cuban upset punctuated a five-game day of tournament baseball

After an hour-long rain delay, the sun came out for the San Francisco Seals vs. Alaska Goldpanners’ game on Friday night at James Donaldson Park.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Field crews try with buckets and brooms to clean up the muddy mess left by Thursday afternoon’s rainstorms.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

GFI Day 3: Rain, lightning force games to be rescheduled to Friday, Saturday

The new schedule cuts remainder of the tournament’s round robin games to seven innings

Field crews try with buckets and brooms to clean up the muddy mess left by Thursday afternoon’s rainstorms.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Grand Forks baseball player Archer Courtney lines up a home run hit in the youth Home Run Derby on Wednesday.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

GFI Day 2: Cracks of bats and thunder make Home Run Derby one to remember

The inaugural batting event was cut short when lightning caused the field’s flood lights to turn off

Grand Forks baseball player Archer Courtney lines up a home run hit in the youth Home Run Derby on Wednesday.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Burnaby Bulldogs, in grey, showed that they will be fierce competitors in the 2019 GFI, after dumping the Cuban team Unión de Reyes on Tuesday night.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

GFI Day 1: Speed, upsets and stolen bases

Teams look to impress on their returns to James Donaldson Park

The Burnaby Bulldogs, in grey, showed that they will be fierce competitors in the 2019 GFI, after dumping the Cuban team Unión de Reyes on Tuesday night.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Pitcher Shawn Schaefer won the B.C. provincial senior men’s baseball title with the Langley Senior Blaze in 2013. (File photo)

Shawn Schaefer: GFI alumnus par excellence

Schaefer will be playing with the Burnaby Bulldogs at the 2019 GFI

Pitcher Shawn Schaefer won the B.C. provincial senior men’s baseball title with the Langley Senior Blaze in 2013. (File photo)
Tournament looking for volunteers

Tournament looking for volunteers

It takes more than 200 volunteers to run the event

Tournament looking for volunteers
Shari Ulrich played a stripped-down show Sunday night for a sold out audience at Studio A.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Audience laps up Shari Ulrich’s tunes and tales

More live music coming to Christina Lake this Monday

Shari Ulrich played a stripped-down show Sunday night for a sold out audience at Studio A.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Grand Forks RCMP are looking for a male suspect, 5’6” or 5’7” and approximately 160 pounds. The suspect was seen fleeing a Grand Forks home wearing a black hoodie and sunglasses.

Grand Forks woman assaulted in home invasion

The incident took place Wednesday morning

Grand Forks RCMP are looking for a male suspect, 5’6” or 5’7” and approximately 160 pounds. The suspect was seen fleeing a Grand Forks home wearing a black hoodie and sunglasses.
Noah Dalla Lana poses with his award-winning 13-pound pike. Submitted photo

Young Grand Forks angler wins top B.C. fishing award

Nine-year-old Noah Dalla Lana was honoured at this year’s BC Wildlife Federation Gala

Noah Dalla Lana poses with his award-winning 13-pound pike. Submitted photo
City offers BC Housing land on 70th Ave

City offers BC Housing land on 70th Ave

Mayor Brian Taylor says four lots are being considered

City offers BC Housing land on 70th Ave
Kathleen Saylors has won first place in the spot news photography category at the 2019 Ma Murray Community News Awards in Richmond.

Grand Forks Gazette wins community news award

Kathleen Saylors won gold for Best Spot News photograph

Kathleen Saylors has won first place in the spot news photography category at the 2019 Ma Murray Community News Awards in Richmond.
Canadian Forces soldiers help during the Grand Forks flood last year. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)

Grand Forks denied $3 million in flood aid

The city’s application for provincial and federal funding failed

Canadian Forces soldiers help during the Grand Forks flood last year. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Image: Facebook/Grand Forks Border Bruins/Peter Kalasz Photography

Encouraging family weekend for Bruins

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, the team responded by firing 112 shots on goal, 56 in each game.

Image: Facebook/Grand Forks Border Bruins/Peter Kalasz Photography
Bus service can be a lifeline

Bus service can be a lifeline

EDITORIAL: Bus services are essential to rural communities.

Bus service can be a lifeline

EDITORIAL: Chamber issues point to need for oversight

The Gazette argues that the chamber clearly needs more oversight on taxpayer money.