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Former Grand Forks fire chief suing city for wrongful dismissal

Dale Heriot was fired in July 2019 after his department was investigated for safety, bullying issues

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary seeks online feedback on transit, housing

Surveys on the RDKB’s website are asking for input to help plan for the future

School District 51 staff iron out plan for return to classrooms

Teachers are looking for a comprehensive health and safety plan to be in place before June 1

RDKB issues evacuation alert for 9 properties on Manly Meadows Road in Grand Forks

Rising river water may cause road access to be cut off, RDKB says

Grand Forks considers charging at electric vehicle stations

The city suspects that a handful of local drivers have been using the free service the most

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Grand Forks trivia teams quiz for mental health support

The Board Room’s trivia has gone online and funds raised go to local initiatives

Commercial flights from Trail slated to resume June 1

Pacific Coastal Airlines suspended flights from Trail on March 25 due to COVID-19 restrictions

Boundary Chamber leads COVID-19 economic recovery talks

The chamber has a survey out right now to learn how COVID-19 has impacted Boundary business

Sandbags and sand available for Boundary residents as river levels rise

A rain warning for the region on May 13, and levels rose over long weekend too

Grand Forks council approves 2% tax revenue increase, 2020 budget

The city abandoned its plan to raise taxes by 4% after COVID-19 pandemic began impacting local jobs

Grizzly bears spotted along the Columbia and Western Trail near Castlegar

Cyclists and hikers are asked to avoid using sections of the trail in the meantime

Midway Community Garden boasts more planters than ever in 10th year

Build it and they will come: ‘It’s a bit of a ‘Field of Dreams’ phenomena’

Grand Forks resident releases documentary on 2018 flood

‘Our stories need to be told […] It’s a small town and the impact was immense’

Most West Kootenay provincial parks expected to re-open May 14

Here’s a roundup of the parks that are opening, as well as the ones that aren’t

Boundary rivers projected to rise after Wednesday rain, weekend warming

The West Kettle, Kettle and Granby are all at their highest points yet for 2020

Grand Forks choir still singing together online in isolation

‘[It’s] just giving everyone an opportunity to use their voice as medicine’