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Bank armouring begins in South Ruckle

The rocks placed along the riverbank will prevent future erosion.

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

Stable search and rescue funding needed: GFSAR

Lack of provincial funding could make a big difference to Grand Forks SAR team.

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Red Cross extends deadline for flood program

The program offers up to $18,500 for flood-related damage.

Council to press for action on DFA, BC Housing

Two previously discussed resolutions, plus two more on insurance and DFA, were adopted.

Fertilizer plant re-opens at Teck Trail after spill of ‘acidic solution’

Ministry says no public health or safety concerns from Tuesday morning incident

Grand Forks Seniors explore new location at library

There may be money available to help renovate the basement space, Taylor said.

Grand Forks council flip-flops on BC Housing proposal

The low-income housing project on 19th was recalled for a second vote.

Rescued snowmobilers ill-prepared for emergency, Castlegar RCMP say

Two men rescued Wednesday night were not ready for overnight in back country

Kootenay man dies in crash near Sparwood

Accident occurred last night east of Sparwood, RCMP appealing for witnesses

Selkirk College opens up debate on sports team name, logo

Asking for public comment on ‘Saints’ name until March 1

Christina Lake welcomes new fire chief

Joe Geary made the move to the Boundary from Sidney.

Man injured in police shooting near Nelson has died

The death follows an incident in Bonnington on Feb. 13

  • Feb 20, 2019

Petition on Second Street project presented to council

Over 1,000 signatures were gathered, but staff say council can’t do much about the project.

Man seriously hurt after police shooting near Nelson

Incident has been reported to provincial police watchdog

  • Feb 13, 2019

Mental health, BC Housing council’s picks for resolution issues

Grand Forks council aims to hold the province accountable to local government with draft resolutions

Nakusp sledders move poker derby to protect caribou

Annual fundraiser moved miles away after tracks spotted

Castlegar cops bust confused cannabis dealer

Police reminding public that selling cannabis without a licence is stil illegal