Sascha Porteous

Tom Starchuk

Player: James Donaldson Park in Grand Forks in need of some TLC

A local baseball player says that the field at James Donaldson Park is falling by the wayside.

Tom Starchuk

Farewell Grand Forks, it’s been fun

I still remember my very first column like it was yesterday. Now only three months later Iā€™m writing my last for the Grand Forks Gazette.

Grand Forks RCMP

Eighty-two-year-old man in accident east of Grand Forks on Highway 3

On June 3, two kilometres east of Grand Forks on Highway 3, there was a single vehicle rollover accident

Grand Forks RCMP
Grand Forks Mayor Brian Taylor (top) said infrastructure was key at the recent Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference in Vancouver.

Grand Forks Mayor Brian Taylor: Infrastructure talk at 2013 Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) conference was key

Brian Taylor said the recent Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference gave small communities a collective voice.

Grand Forks Mayor Brian Taylor (top) said infrastructure was key at the recent Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference in Vancouver.
Boundary Youth Soccer Association president Jeff Olsen says a camp in mid-July will not only have soccer but other events too.

Multi-activity camp taking place at Christina Lake from July 15 to 19

From July 15 to 19, the Boundary Youth Soccer Association has organized a summer camp for kids but it isn't limited to just soccer.

Boundary Youth Soccer Association president Jeff Olsen says a camp in mid-July will not only have soccer but other events too.
Bob McTavish has spearheaded the construction of the blacksmith shop at the Boundary Museum. All the equipment including the anvil (front)

Blacksmith course at Boundary Museum in Grand Forks heats up local interest

A two-day blacksmith course will be offered at the Boundary Museum on July 5 and 6.

Bob McTavish has spearheaded the construction of the blacksmith shop at the Boundary Museum. All the equipment including the anvil (front)
Wendy Brisco

Medical marijuana discussed at Christina Lake Health Fair

Marijuana dispensary's and a Nelson doctor spoke of the benefits of medical marijuana.

Wendy Brisco

City of Grand Forks to implement $2 per month flat rate increase for sewer and water rates

In an effort to keep up with the cost of service, the City of Grand Forks is increasing its sewer and water rates on a monthly basis.

Pride of the Valley Flour Mill

Pride of the Valley Flour Mill open again

The Doukhobor Milling Heritage Society and the Boundary Museum Society have joined forces to manage and operate the mill.

Pride of the Valley Flour Mill
Grand Forks RCMP

Grand Forks RCMP say $250 iPod stolen from unlocked Pontiac Montanta van

According to Grand Forks RCMP, a 30-gigabyte iPod was taken from a 2002 Pontiac Montana van on June 7.

Grand Forks RCMP
Sharyn (left) and Tess Noren have opened vegan restaurant Ravenous at Christina Lake.

BUSINESS BEAT: Vegan restaurant Ravenous opens at Christina Lake

Grand Forks and Christina Lake has had many vegetarian influences over the years with the Doukhobor influence in the area, but not vegan.

Sharyn (left) and Tess Noren have opened vegan restaurant Ravenous at Christina Lake.
Grand Forks RCMP

Grand Forks RCMP say no suspects relating to string of shed B&Es

Sheds on Second Street and Riverside Drive wore broken into on June 4 and 6 and Grand Forks RCMP say there are no suspects or witnesses.

Grand Forks RCMP
Grand Forks RCMP

Grand Forks RCMP: 1994 Chevy Blazer suffers extensive damage in June 8 accident

Grand Forks RCMP received report of a single vehicle accident on Gilpin Road after a Chevy Blazer swerved to avoid an animal.

Grand Forks RCMP
Saddle Lake

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary submits application to turn Saddle Lake to park

Saddle Lake could become the first designated regional park of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) Area D.

Saddle Lake
The BC Conservation Foundation has expanded on its Bear Aware program ā€“ the Wildlife Alert and Reporting Program (WARP).

Grand Forks-area residents have new WARP tool to report wildlife conflicts

The BC Conservation Foundation has expanded on its Bear Aware program with the Wildlife Alert and Reporting Program (WARP).

The BC Conservation Foundation has expanded on its Bear Aware program ā€“ the Wildlife Alert and Reporting Program (WARP).

Gazette reporter: It’s time to legalize marijuana

A medicinal marijuana booth at a health fair at Christina Lake leads to the question, Why is the substance still illegal in Canada?

These Pathfinder Girl Guides all received a Canada Cord award on Saturday at gallery 2. The Canada Cord is only given to Pathfinders with the highest achievements.

Boundary area girl guides receive the Canada Cord

The Canada Cord is a top honour for girl guides between the ages of 12 to 14.

These Pathfinder Girl Guides all received a Canada Cord award on Saturday at gallery 2. The Canada Cord is only given to Pathfinders with the highest achievements.
Edna Robertson has been living at Abbeyfield for five years. At 98 years of age she is the eldest resident.

Abbeyfield celebrates its 25th anniversary in Canada

Abbeyfield is a non-profit housing option for seniors. The society started in England in 1956 and its been in Canada for 25 years.

Edna Robertson has been living at Abbeyfield for five years. At 98 years of age she is the eldest resident.
Grand Forks RCMP

Grand Forks RCMP: Canoe capsizes at Christina Lake on May 31

According to Grand Forks RCMP, a canoe overturned, sending two males into the Christina Lake.

Grand Forks RCMP
Dazzle dancers Sophia Plotnikoff (left)

Grand Forks-based dancers bring home gold, silver and bronze

Dancers from a Grand Forks-based studio took home a number of medals from competitions in Vernon, Kelowna and Castlegar.

Dazzle dancers Sophia Plotnikoff (left)