Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ Aquatic Centre is operated by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. Photo courtesy of Melina Van Hoogevest

Grand Forks police called to pool stand-off over COVID-19 mandate

A group of parents and children held out for around an hour before leaving peacefully

Grand Forks’ Aquatic Centre is operated by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. Photo courtesy of Melina Van Hoogevest
Grand Forks Fire/Rescue volunteers put water on a smoking North Ruckle shed Friday morning, Feb. 3. Photo: Submitted

Grand Forks fire dept. called to fire in North Ruckle

Building survived, is likely to see wrecking ball soon, according to the dept., city

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue volunteers put water on a smoking North Ruckle shed Friday morning, Feb. 3. Photo: Submitted
Gazette editor Laurie Tritschler looks up from his desk at his parents’ home on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Photo: Marion McGarry

My ankle is busted, but my spirit is unbroken

Editor at The Gazette working remotely while recovering from ankle surgery

Gazette editor Laurie Tritschler looks up from his desk at his parents’ home on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Photo: Marion McGarry
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Rossland court sets trial for Grand Forks man accused of sexual assault

The case stems from alleged assaults in 2011, says Crown

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Shione’s case was last heard Monday, Jan. 31 at the Supreme Court in Rossland. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Supreme Court to set trial for Grand Forks man accused of sex crimes

Andrew Shione faces two counts of sexual assault, says Crown spokesperson

Shione’s case was last heard Monday, Jan. 31 at the Supreme Court in Rossland. Photo: Sheri Regnier
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Grand Forks man to stand trial for incest, sexual assault

Crown alleges that both offenses occurred in Grand Forks in July 2018

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The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary is overseen by a board of 13 directors. Photo: Screenshot

RDKB board approves grants for Boundary-area groups, programs

Grants approved at January board meeting

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary is overseen by a board of 13 directors. Photo: Screenshot
There are currently 31 K-3 students at Midway Elementary, accordingAV to School District 51. Photo: Screenshot / sd51.bc.ca

School district gives update on potential Midway school closure

Boundary school board to decide on school’s future in March

There are currently 31 K-3 students at Midway Elementary, accordingAV to School District 51. Photo: Screenshot / sd51.bc.ca
Families wave Canadian flags at an anti-vaccine mandate demonstration in the Grand Forks area Saturday, Jan. 29. Photo: Facebook - Grand Forks Gazette

Boundary demonstrators rally for Freedom Convoy

Crowds gathered in Greenwood, Christina Lake

Families wave Canadian flags at an anti-vaccine mandate demonstration in the Grand Forks area Saturday, Jan. 29. Photo: Facebook - Grand Forks Gazette
Photo: Jensen Edwards

Greenwood bylaw officially puts garbage collection onto RDKB

The regional district started trash pick-ups in Canada’s smallest city in the new year

Photo: Jensen Edwards
Midway RCMP arrested three suspects who allegedly fled police in Oliver in this late-model Dodge Caliber. One of the suspects allegedly backed the car into a police cruiser, denting the Dodge’s rear passenger quarter-panel. Photo: Submitted

Midway Mounties make stunning roadside arrest near Rock Creek

Police use ‘spike belt’ to stop suspects’ car

Midway RCMP arrested three suspects who allegedly fled police in Oliver in this late-model Dodge Caliber. One of the suspects allegedly backed the car into a police cruiser, denting the Dodge’s rear passenger quarter-panel. Photo: Submitted
Boundary Museum Society directors are expected to go over their financials and their vision at the city’s next committee of the whole meeting on Feb. 14. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary Museum Society to show financials, vision before council resumes funding

Council optimistic that interim board will make a good showing

Boundary Museum Society directors are expected to go over their financials and their vision at the city’s next committee of the whole meeting on Feb. 14. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Flames climb into the early morning darkness as tire shop burns east of Grand Forks Thursday, Jan. 27. Photo: Submitted

Arson suspected in Thursday morning fire that destroyed Grand Forks-area business

Mounties’ investigation draws in specialist squad from Nelson

Flames climb into the early morning darkness as tire shop burns east of Grand Forks Thursday, Jan. 27. Photo: Submitted
A burnt out car sits next to the remains of a Grand Forks-area business lost to a fire early Thursday, Jan. 17. Photo: Chris Hammett

Grand Forks Mounties investigating early morning fire

Tire shop lost to flames under ‘suspicious’ circumstances, says fire department

A burnt out car sits next to the remains of a Grand Forks-area business lost to a fire early Thursday, Jan. 17. Photo: Chris Hammett
Kids line up for hot dogs at Grand Forks’ last family day celebration on Feb. 15, 2020. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Grand Forks unlikely to see Family Day celebrations amid pandemic uncertainty

City council this week voted down the Downtown Business Association’s request for event money

Kids line up for hot dogs at Grand Forks’ last family day celebration on Feb. 15, 2020. Photo: Jensen Edwards
Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
An updated draft budget will be put to the public at a special council meeting next month. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks council reviews draft 2022 budget

Draft outlines strategies to balance the budget, including a possible property tax increase

Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
An updated draft budget will be put to the public at a special council meeting next month. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Stephanie Howes and her family received support from the Creston community after the theft of their moving trailer. (Facebook)

Family moving to Kootenays has truck and trailer stolen; Grand Forks RCMP nab suspect

Police say family was moving house when they were robbed of their worldly possessions

Stephanie Howes and her family received support from the Creston community after the theft of their moving trailer. (Facebook)
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