Laurie Tritschler

School board chair Rose Zitko (fourth from the right) poses for a photo with board trustees. Photo: sd51.bc.ca

Boundary school board to host MES talks in Greenwood

Next week’s meeting will be broadcast via Facebook Live, says board chair

School board chair Rose Zitko (fourth from the right) poses for a photo with board trustees. Photo: sd51.bc.ca
Sherry Carlson directs a blast from a fire extinguisher with a helping hand from her support worker Alicia Smith on Friday, Feb. 18. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Valley Community Services

Folks at Sunshine Valley Community Services learn fire safety at Grand Forks Fire/Rescue

Staff and the people they support were shown how and when to use fire extinguishers, etc.

Sherry Carlson directs a blast from a fire extinguisher with a helping hand from her support worker Alicia Smith on Friday, Feb. 18. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Valley Community Services
Grand Forks’ provincial courthouse stands at 555 Central Ave. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks man to appear on environmental charges next month

Charges laid in connection with alleged pollution, Wildfire Act violations

Grand Forks’ provincial courthouse stands at 555 Central Ave. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Boundary Family Services’ Darren Pratt and Shane Gorman hit their best stride as they set off on this year’s Coldest Night of the Year campaign ahead of Lee Greaves and Evan Gorman Saturday, Feb. 26. Photo courtesy of Laura Greaves

Boundary walkers raise thousands at Coldest Night of the Year

Boundary Family Services accepting donations for the cause through March

(L-R) Boundary Family Services’ Darren Pratt and Shane Gorman hit their best stride as they set off on this year’s Coldest Night of the Year campaign ahead of Lee Greaves and Evan Gorman Saturday, Feb. 26. Photo courtesy of Laura Greaves
Grand Forks’ Jayda Guy, who performs under the stage name “Jayda G,” poses for a snap in her adopted city of London, U.K. Photo: Facebook - Jayda G

Grand Forks’ musician up for Juno Award

Jayda G has been up for big awards two years in a row

Grand Forks’ Jayda Guy, who performs under the stage name “Jayda G,” poses for a snap in her adopted city of London, U.K. Photo: Facebook - Jayda G
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No doctor, locum at Midway Medical Clinic, says Mayor Fromme

Council stymied by unforeseeable, unmentionable circumstances, according to Fromme

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Volunteer food co-ordinator Lynda Hynes helps stack the shelf at the Boundary Community Food Bank in May 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ food bank has busy year in 2021

Vice President shares revealing stats in recent interview with The Gazette

Volunteer food co-ordinator Lynda Hynes helps stack the shelf at the Boundary Community Food Bank in May 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
A semi approaches a rock slide on Highway 3 west of Midway Monday morning, March 2. Photo: Submitted

Rock slide hits Hwy 3 west of Midway

No one hurt after rock face gives way, says highway contractor

A semi approaches a rock slide on Highway 3 west of Midway Monday morning, March 2. Photo: Submitted
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Midway RCMP arrest men in connection with break-and-enter at Rock Creek community centre

One suspect taken to RCMP detachment in Grand Forks on an arrest warrant

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The middle section of Christina Lake’s old mini mall lies in ruins after the roof caved in Monday, March 1. Photo: Facebook - Pat Johnston

Melting snow brings down part of Christina Lake mini mall

Mural destroyed in collapse, according to the mall’s owner

The middle section of Christina Lake’s old mini mall lies in ruins after the roof caved in Monday, March 1. Photo: Facebook - Pat Johnston
Marty Thomas ropes a deer who fell into the frigid Kettle River on Monday, Feb. 28. Photo courtesy of Marty Thomas

Grand Forks man saves deer from freezing Kettle River

Marty Thomas said he fell into the river while effecting the rescue

Marty Thomas ropes a deer who fell into the frigid Kettle River on Monday, Feb. 28. Photo courtesy of Marty Thomas
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Police cruisers hit after Jeep stolen in Cranbrook ends in arrest in Grand Forks

Suspect held in police custody pending bail hearing

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U-13 Bruins’ coaches Matt Zamec (far left) and Corey Flodell (far right) celebrate with the team after their championship win at The Jack Sunday, Feb. 27. Photo: Submitted

Grand Forks’ U-13 Bruins win West Kootenay playoffs

Weekend tournament saw young Bears come away with two overtime wins

U-13 Bruins’ coaches Matt Zamec (far left) and Corey Flodell (far right) celebrate with the team after their championship win at The Jack Sunday, Feb. 27. Photo: Submitted
GFSS’s Senior Girls’ basketball team poses for a photo with coach Riley Friesen (back row, far right) after the girls’ loss against Fernie on Saturday, Feb. 19. Photo: Facebook - Riley Friesen

Grand Forks Secondary’s senior girls, boys basketball teams place second in Kootenay Zone playoffs

Both teams lost to their rivals at Fernie Secondary, who swept the tournament

GFSS’s Senior Girls’ basketball team poses for a photo with coach Riley Friesen (back row, far right) after the girls’ loss against Fernie on Saturday, Feb. 19. Photo: Facebook - Riley Friesen
Roly Russell was named Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Development Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary Similkameen MLA keeps job duties after cabinet shuffle

MLA Roly Russell won the riding in the last provincial election

Roly Russell was named Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Development Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Bruins Head Coach and General Manager Dave Hnatiuk tells a player exactly where to go during a lull in a regular season home game in October 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Bruins’ coach built Grand Forks a team, just like he said he would

Head Coach and GM Dave Hnatiuk has laid a foundation he can build on

Bruins Head Coach and General Manager Dave Hnatiuk tells a player exactly where to go during a lull in a regular season home game in October 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Rotary President Cheryl Ahrens and Library Director Cari Lynn Gawletz hold up some of newest and hottest titles at Grand Forks & District Library. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Ahrens

Grand Forks Rotary Club comes through with special library books

The books read themselves, according to library director

(L-R) Rotary President Cheryl Ahrens and Library Director Cari Lynn Gawletz hold up some of newest and hottest titles at Grand Forks & District Library. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Ahrens
The Boundary Museum, pictured atop the Fructova Heritage Site on the western outskirts of Grand Forks, is a repository of the Kettle Valley’s history. Photo: Chris Hammett

Boundary Museum Society to ask council for money withheld from previous board

Council has restored the society’s funding, but kept back $23,000 from 2021

The Boundary Museum, pictured atop the Fructova Heritage Site on the western outskirts of Grand Forks, is a repository of the Kettle Valley’s history. Photo: Chris Hammett
Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Holingsworth

Midway residents tell school district, board not to close village school

An all parties meeting in Midway Thursday, Feb. 24, saw a frank exchange of views

Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Holingsworth
(L-R) Kendal Carnahan and Vivian Storey of Grand Forks’ Royal Canadian Legion hold up Carnahan’s prize winnings at a special presentation at Christina Lake Elementary Thursday, Feb. 24. Photo: Facebook - RCL Branch 59 Grand Forks BC

Christina Lake girl wins big at Royal Canadian Legion contests

Kendal Carnahan is the youngest contestant going back nearly a decade

(L-R) Kendal Carnahan and Vivian Storey of Grand Forks’ Royal Canadian Legion hold up Carnahan’s prize winnings at a special presentation at Christina Lake Elementary Thursday, Feb. 24. Photo: Facebook - RCL Branch 59 Grand Forks BC