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New Hutton crosswalk gives students safer path across Highway 3

A new crosswalk placed in front of Hutton Elementary School and the Gable Housing Society in Grand Forks is complete.
Klarner hopes for bike racks outside Kocomo's Coffee House

Klarner hopes for bike racks outside Kocomo's Coffee House

Sue Klarner, owner of Kocomo's Coffee House in Grand Forks, wants to give residents a reason to ride their bikes into the downtown core.

POLICE REPORT: Local resident pleads guilty to drug charges

A Grand Forks resident who was arrested on Aug. 30 was sentenced to six months in jail.

Work on all-purpose field at City Park yet to start

Even though a motion was passed more than six months ago, construction on an all-purpose field in the City Park has yet to be started.
Few fires in a wild, wet summer

Few fires in a wild, wet summer

B.C. taxpayers got a break on forest fire costs this summer, but the transportation ministry is still busy with major repairs after an unseasonable number of road washouts.

Mini chuckwagon races a big draw at Grand Forks Fall Fair

This year's Grand Forks & District Fall Fair saw the addition of miniature chuckwagon racing to the list of events. A downsized version of regular chuckwagoning, the small-sized horses drew large crowds.
Dix calls for return of student grants

Dix calls for return of student grants

NDP leader Adrian Dix visited a college campus Monday to call on the B.C. government to reinstate the student grant program it canceled in 2004.
Storied past for alleged abductor Hopley

Storied past for alleged abductor Hopley

While Randall P. Hopley is still at large, The Free Press in partnership with the Canbrook Daily Townsman dug up some old articles about Hopley from our files.
Kienan Hebert home safe and in good health

Kienan Hebert home safe and in good health

3-year-old "returned by suspect." Police found the boy in his home after a 911 call told them he'd be there. The search for Randall Hopley, a suspect in the kidnapping, continues.
A Heartfelt Plea From the Parents Oof Kienan Hebert

A Heartfelt Plea From the Parents Oof Kienan Hebert

The parents of Kienan Hebert made a tearful plea to the person that has Kienan Hebert to let him go. "Please, whoever has Kienan, bring him to a safe place, a gas station a parking lot, make sure he will be seen and walk away. He is only three, he can't speak, he can't tell us who you are or where you have been. This is your chance. All we want is Kienan."