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Grand Forks may yet see Tim Hortons development

The City of Grand Forks heard plans on Monday at council.

Soil, rebuilding key concerns at public meetings

The neighbourhood meetings were held last week.

Greyhound closes, moves pickup to PetroCan

The change is unrelated to route changes, according to officials.

Flood to shorten landfill lifespan by four years

All that flood garbage has to go somewhere, and it’s bad news for our landfill.

Armed RCMP units conduct operation at Christina Lake

There is no apparent risk to the public, RCMP said.

IIO looks for witnesses following May shooting

Were you in the Donaldson Drive area around 4 p.m. on May 10?

John Horgan visits Grand Forks for emergency announcement
Canadians camp out in Windsor for a glimpse of the royal wedding
Military helps sandbagging in Grand Forks
Grand Forks battles most severe flooding since 1948

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today

Shuttle available for flood victims

The shuttle has been donated and is free to use.

Grand Forks council debates flood solutions

Council meetings have been controversial lately.

Illegal trap results in death of Sparwood cat

A cat was found deceased on a Sparwood property after becoming trapped in an illegally modified trap

Nelson to host wildfire and climate change conference

Well-timed session set for June 26-28

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

Changes on the Columbia Basin Trust board

Carol Andrews steps up, Laurie Page stepping down

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

Resilience centre opens Saturday

The centre will be a focal point for the recovery process, the RDKB says

Samaritan’s Purse begins clean-up efforts

The group needs volunteers to help out.

Larson tours Grand Forks post-flood

The Okanagan-Similkameen MLA said priorities were housing, watershed planning

Two in custody following drug bust

RCMP seized multiple types of drugs.

With waters falling, RDCK rescinds evacuation alerts

Residents of Salmo, Slocan can stand down for now

New acid plant halfway done at Teck Trail

Teck marks halfway point in $174-million acid plant construction