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Grand Forks makes land deal offers for flood mitigation plan

At least 40 offers have been made to residents, the city said in an April release

SD 51 grows community hearts outside of class

Community members are invited to place their own stones on the schools’ basketball courts

Interior Health expands COVID-19 testing strategy

IH is following suit of provincial health authorities, testing those with cold, influenza-like symptoms, ‘however mild’

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Regional District of Kootenay Boundary closely monitoring rising water levels

District said regional snowpack levels are currently at 122 per cent of normal

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Four-way stop at Market Ave. and 2nd St. starts Mon. April 27

Stop signs are installed and will be uncovered Monday morning

Grand Forks quilter now a major mask supplier

Florence Vatkin has been working 16 hours a day to fulfill the biggest order of her career

$40k in equipment stolen from Grand Forks airport beacon

No nighttime flights are allowed to leave or land in Grand Forks until the beacon is fixed

Boundary Chamber’s marketing manager hits ground running

Sarah Dinsdale took the job with an eye on revitalization. Now the focus is keeping business running

Organizers cancel 2020 Grand Forks International baseball tournament due to COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry has said that it is “unrealistic” to expect large events to go ahead this summer

Boundary school district launches food program for families

Students can’t access breakfast program at home, so the district has created a take-home solution

Grand Forks man confesses, apologizes for graffiti in Death Valley National Park

Though her name was also part of the graffiti, the man’s dog Lacy was deemed to be blameless

Midway mill re-opens after 9-week shutdown

Shut down at Interfor Grand Forks continues

ATV rider dies following accident on Grand Forks rail trail

The accident happened on April 11, just outside of city limits

Vancouver Island Indigenous artist takes unique approach to COVID-19 masks

Howard La Fortune thought he’d have some fun in designing a homemade mask

City of Castlegar to ask for financial support to help operate West Kootenay Regional Airport

The city said it will be sending a letter to provincial and federal ministers shortly

Cougar spotted twice on Columbia and Western Trail near Castlegar

Cyclists and pedestrians are being asked to avoid using section of the trail in meantime

Grand Forks man suspect in U.S. national park vandalism case

Rangers believe the man travelled with a dog named Lacy on his way to an off-road race

First COVID-19 death confirmed in Interior Health region

The man who died was in his 60s, recovering at home