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A detailed close-up of one portion of the Davis Building mural by Archer. (Photo by Chris Hammett)

Man behind the murals: Renowned artist covers Grand Forks with art

Archer’s goal is to paint an entire town while spreading joy

A detailed close-up of one portion of the Davis Building mural by Archer. (Photo by Chris Hammett)
The RCMP say the Trans-Canada Highway is closed east of Sicamous due to a serious two-vehicle collision. (Black Press Media File Photo)

A not-so-stolen vehicle to an impaired driver: Grand Forks RCMP report

The RCMP had an eventful weekend due to vehicle-related incidents

The RCMP say the Trans-Canada Highway is closed east of Sicamous due to a serious two-vehicle collision. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Grand Forks’ Boundary Hospital serves patients from across the Kootenay Boundary region. Photo: Interiorhealth.ca

Officials sound alarm amid possible closure of Boundary District Hospital ER

The Boundary Hospital ’s inpatient beds have been closed since March 2022

Grand Forks’ Boundary Hospital serves patients from across the Kootenay Boundary region. Photo: Interiorhealth.ca
John A. Hutton Elementary School’s grade 4/5 classes collected food bank donations by ‘trick or treating’ on Halloween (photo provided by John A. Hutton Elementary School).

Hutton Elementary students collect 1,335 pounds in food bank donations

This is the first time in two years that the school has held their Halloween food drive

John A. Hutton Elementary School’s grade 4/5 classes collected food bank donations by ‘trick or treating’ on Halloween (photo provided by John A. Hutton Elementary School).
Ken Cruickshank (left) pinning the First Poppy on on Mayor Elect Everett Baker (right), Oct. 28. Photo provided by Ken Cruickshank

Lest We Forget: Grand Forks Legion honours veterans on Remembrance Day

Branch president, Ken Cruickshank, speaks on the importance of Remembrance Day and upcoming events

Ken Cruickshank (left) pinning the First Poppy on on Mayor Elect Everett Baker (right), Oct. 28. Photo provided by Ken Cruickshank
Allie Leavens attended the “Blacksmith Hammer In” held in Grand Forks by the Kootenay Blacksmith Association on Sunday, October 2. photo: Bob McTavish

New Blacksmithing Guild fires up in Grand Forks

The group meets once a week, rotating between Grand Forks and Greenwood

Allie Leavens attended the “Blacksmith Hammer In” held in Grand Forks by the Kootenay Blacksmith Association on Sunday, October 2. photo: Bob McTavish
Rock Creek Riverside Centre (RDKB file photo).

Rock Creek’s Riverside Centre gains strength under public ownership

RDKB completed the purchase of the Centre in July, saying it will promote community development

Rock Creek Riverside Centre (RDKB file photo).
A tele-mark skier shreds Phoenix Mountain on its 2021 season-opener Friday, Jan. 8. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Phoenix Mountain preps for ski season with equipment upgrades

Phoenix Mountain is anticipating a Dec. 16 opening, just in time for winter holidays

A tele-mark skier shreds Phoenix Mountain on its 2021 season-opener Friday, Jan. 8. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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Former Cirque Du Soleil performers 
Vanessa Reyes and Grant Golding. 
Photo by Norbi Whitney, provided by Vanessa Reyes.

From big city to small: Former Cirque Du Soleil performers move to Grand Forks

Vanessa Reyes and Grant Golding settled their family in Grand Forks during the COVID 19 pandemic

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Former Cirque Du Soleil performers 
Vanessa Reyes and Grant Golding. 
Photo by Norbi Whitney, provided by Vanessa Reyes.
Canada Post (File photo).

Canada Post to stay in Rock Creek after all

Canada Post plans to continue mail services during the transition to a new location

Canada Post (File photo).
The Christina Lake beach is a prized attraction for the area. Photo Facebook

Officials unhappy with proposed B.C. electoral riding changes to Grand Forks, Christina Lake

Christina Lake and parts of rural Grand Forks would move to Kootenay West riding.

The Christina Lake beach is a prized attraction for the area. Photo Facebook
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Grand Forks Rotary Club’s Halloween Bonfire returns after 2-year hiatus

The Grand Forks Rotary Club will host the Halloween Bonfire at Angus MacDonald Park Oct. 31

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Canada Post (File photo).

4th time in less than 20 years: Rock Creek post office to close; new location being considered

Vikki Gee is still worried about the sustainability of a Canada Post franchise in Rock Creek

Canada Post (File photo).
The BCAA warns of expected road debris (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward).

Experts warn drivers to be cautious as rain bring spikes in debris on roadways

BCAA says upcoming rain may push built up debris onto roads

The BCAA warns of expected road debris (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward).
Brothers David, Austin and Mitchell Krahn (photo provided by Gene Krahn).

Christina Lake brothers headed to national golf championships

Austin, Mitchell and David Krahn will compete at the MJT Canadian National Championship

Brothers David, Austin and Mitchell Krahn (photo provided by Gene Krahn).
Light It Up! For NDEAM is an event to help raise business awareness about the disability talent pool and inclusive hiring (photo provided by the Ontario Disability Employment Network).

Grand Forks to participate in Light It Up! For NDEAM

The event takes place on Oct. 20 for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Light It Up! For NDEAM is an event to help raise business awareness about the disability talent pool and inclusive hiring (photo provided by the Ontario Disability Employment Network).
Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).

Couple restores abandoned Grand Forks gold mine to share mine experience

The Grand Forks Exploring Abandoned Mines Museum is making an exciting move…

Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).
Everett Baker. 
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Everett Baker named next mayor of Grand Forks

Everett Baker will be the next mayor in Grand Forks. The former…

Everett Baker. 
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Greenwood council candidates in the 2022 municipal election.

Greenwood mayoral and council candidates call on voters in 2022 election

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

Greenwood council candidates in the 2022 municipal election.
Boundary Food Hub, first announced to the public in March 2021, will now focus on a meat only processing facility (file photo).

Back to the drawing board: RDKB Boundary Food Hub forced to re-imagine plans

Constructions costs and location challenges have caused Boundary Food Hub plans to change

Boundary Food Hub, first announced to the public in March 2021, will now focus on a meat only processing facility (file photo).