Laurie Tritschler

James Dergousoff sat down for an interview with The Gazette shortly before Christmas. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
James Dergousoff sat down for an interview with The Gazette shortly before Christmas. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks lifeguard, hopeful Olympian working at pool that started his career

James Dergousoff has nearly qualified for the past two Summer Olympics

James Dergousoff sat down for an interview with The Gazette shortly before Christmas. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
James Dergousoff sat down for an interview with The Gazette shortly before Christmas. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Olivia Jackson recounts her adventure with ‘a grinch’ Wednesday, Dec. 22. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks girl finds the Grinch before Christmas

‘The Grinch hates Christmas,’ says six-year-old Olivia Jackson

Olivia Jackson recounts her adventure with ‘a grinch’ Wednesday, Dec. 22. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
A downhill skier flies down the hill at Phoenix Mountain on March 4. Photo: Facebook / Phoenix Mountain

Season-opener draws near at Phoenix Mountain

Ski Association President James Hall is hoping for snow in the coming days — and plenty of it

A downhill skier flies down the hill at Phoenix Mountain on March 4. Photo: Facebook / Phoenix Mountain
The accused appeared at Grand Forks provincial court Tuesday, Dec. 14. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

West Boundary man pleads not guilty to criminal, driving charges

The accused faces federal drug trafficking charges and a short list of provincial charges

The accused appeared at Grand Forks provincial court Tuesday, Dec. 14. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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Man accused in alleged Grand Forks assault to be tried at Supreme Court

The accused faces two other charges related to the assault

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Grand Forks court sees co-accused appear on charges related to allegedly violent incident

The co-accused appeared separately on Tuesday, Dec. 14

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Midway community centre project to go ahead next summer

Village CAO Penny Feist said construction is slated to begin in July

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Kids revel in the rain at the 2019 Rock Creek Fall. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Rock Creek Fall Fair to come back in full swing

The fair association war recently awarded a grant by the province

Kids revel in the rain at the 2019 Rock Creek Fall. Photo: Jensen Edwards
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Man appears at Grand Forks court on charges of child sex crime, sexual assault

The accused is due to reappear at the city courthouse next month

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Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

City of Grand Forks gets injunction to clear Moto

Moto residents given two months to leave, says Supreme Court justice

Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Joe Tatangelo, formerly President of the Boundary Museum Society, said he and other board directors quit their posts Friday, Dec. 17 arising from a conflict with city council. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary museum directors resign after AGM held up

Boundary Museum Society to be run by interim president, board until the new year

Joe Tatangelo, formerly President of the Boundary Museum Society, said he and other board directors quit their posts Friday, Dec. 17 arising from a conflict with city council. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Les Folles Jambettes’ Vanessa Reyes-Golding, Sarah Leslie and Melanie Shenstone pose for a photo next to a family of snow people displayed at a home on 17th Avenue, near the intersection of 77th Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 18. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ Can Can dancers trot out Christmas flash mobs

City residents with amazing Christmas displays were treated to the surprise dances

(L-R) Les Folles Jambettes’ Vanessa Reyes-Golding, Sarah Leslie and Melanie Shenstone pose for a photo next to a family of snow people displayed at a home on 17th Avenue, near the intersection of 77th Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 18. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Fans revel at Grand Forks’ CannaFest (now Canada Rock Fest) in August 2017. Photo: Facebook - Chuck Varabioff

Grand Forks’ Canada Rock Fest to return in 2022

Organizer Chuck Varabioff said the re-vamped festival will feature ‘outlaw country’ performers

Fans revel at Grand Forks’ CannaFest (now Canada Rock Fest) in August 2017. Photo: Facebook - Chuck Varabioff
Community Christmas Hamper Program co-ordinator Darrell Hardy (left) accepts a check from Grand Forks Legion president Ken Cruickshank on Friday, Dec. 13. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ Christmas Hamper program delivers, donations pour in

Over 200 hampers went to deserving people at the Gospel Chapel

Community Christmas Hamper Program co-ordinator Darrell Hardy (left) accepts a check from Grand Forks Legion president Ken Cruickshank on Friday, Dec. 13. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
A demolition crew takes down a building at the corner of Fifth Street and 69th Avenue Monday, Dec. 20. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Too soon to tell if November floods will disrupt Grand Forks’ DMAF works

Some North Ruckle homes to come down before Christmas, according to city staff

A demolition crew takes down a building at the corner of Fifth Street and 69th Avenue Monday, Dec. 20. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The Virgin Mary eyes her husband Joseph as the Biblical couple heads for a make-believe Bethlehem at Grand Forks Gospel Chapel Saturday, Dec. 18. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks kids put on Nativity play in sub-zero temperatures

Mary and Joseph turned away at pretend Inn

The Virgin Mary eyes her husband Joseph as the Biblical couple heads for a make-believe Bethlehem at Grand Forks Gospel Chapel Saturday, Dec. 18. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
An artist’s rendition of Grand Forks’ proposed community centre. The centre would be built around the arena, curling rink and aquatic centre at 19th Street and Central Avenue. (Drawing: Community Futures Boundary report)

Grand Forks’ Community Centre project to go to referendum

Referendum to appear on ballots at next fall’s municipal elections

An artist’s rendition of Grand Forks’ proposed community centre. The centre would be built around the arena, curling rink and aquatic centre at 19th Street and Central Avenue. (Drawing: Community Futures Boundary report)
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Midway Elementary, pictured above, is the older of two West Boundary schools that have to share staff due to low enrollment numbers. Photo: Screenshot / sd51.bc.ca

Boundary school board votes to start public engagement about potential school closure

Students’ safety cited among ongoing concerns at Midway and Greenwood elementaries

Midway Elementary, pictured above, is the older of two West Boundary schools that have to share staff due to low enrollment numbers. Photo: Screenshot / sd51.bc.ca
A ruined pickup truck lies upside down after leaving Highway 3, west of Rock Creek Friday, Dec. 10. Photo: Submitted

Motorist ‘lucky to escape serious injury,’ says Midway fire chief

Highway 3 traffic was briefly held up west of Rock Creek after Friday’s collision

A ruined pickup truck lies upside down after leaving Highway 3, west of Rock Creek Friday, Dec. 10. Photo: Submitted