Irene Perepolkin

IN THE SPOTLIGHT Nov. 28: RDKB Area D takes first step with community plan

The first step in the RDKB planning and development department Area D official community plan review kicked off on Nov. 2.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Thinking regionally

Working together – Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway and Area E – does not come naturally and takes some adjustment.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: RDKB Area D director says don’t own too much

Why are we not satisfied with what we have? Do we really need that collection of trinkets, old cars or equipment that litter the yard?

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Distinguishing between rural Grand Forks and the city

It is becoming more evident to RDKB rural directors that their role in local politics is misunderstood and under-rated.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: A no go for the Providence Lake Dam

The Marshall Lake/Providence Dam has been receiving much attention in the press lately.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: How to control weeds and non-invasive species

Invasive species impacts habitat for wildlife and birds, soil erosion and reduction of crop production.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Trash for Treasure will reduce waste

Mark your calendars. Saturday, April 21 is Trash to Treasure Day.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The role of the Advisory Planning Committee

We have been getting a number of questions and comments recently regarding the role of the Advisory Planning Committee (APC).

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Of contamination reduction

Perepolkin discusses contamination reduction, recreation commission and advisory planning committee

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The truth about dogs

Areas C and D, along with the cities of Greenwood and Grand Forks formulated Bylaw No. 1073 to provide licensing and control of dogs.

In the Spotlight: More reasons to buy local

Whatever happened to just plain meat and potatoes on the table? It seems it is getting harder and harder to put a meal on the table without having to consider other factors.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The need to grow food and produce locally

How many items were actually grown locally, in B.C. or even Canada? You may be surprised if you take the time to analyze this topic.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Area D director talking trash

Come July 1, we will be seeing a new face on garbage…

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Do your part in the fight against Fireblight disease

Spring is in the air.  Along with this comes the planning for…