City celebrates new kiosk at Observation Mountain

It was a busy Friday afternoon around Grand Forks with three separate ribbon cutting photo-ops

Mayor Brian Taylor cuts the ribbon to celebrate the new kiosk on Observation Mountain. Joining Taylor are (from left) Patrick O'Doherty

It was a busy Friday afternoon around Grand Forks with three separate ribbon cutting photo-ops for city council, staff and committee members.

First up, at 1:30 p.m., was the dedication of the new kiosk at Observation Mountain. There was a also a cheque presentation from Peter Perepolkin on on behalf of him son for the Trails Society to improve the trail to the top.

Shortly after, the group descended on 8th street for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new bat houses, which will help the City control insects in a natural manner.

Finally, the last ribbon cutting ceremony was in City Park by the Kettle River for the new sign celebrating the riparian area and the local wildlife.

 

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