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British Columbia’s Great Highway turns 70

Today, the real wealth of the Crowsnest Highway encompasses more than mining, energy and forestry.

  • Sep 4, 2019

Flooding in the Boundary: Updates and what you need to know

Flooding across the Boundary last weekend left many residents scrambling, with more on the way later this week.

Linda Larson declared winner in Boundary Similkameen

Incumbent Linda Larson won another term as MLA for Boundary Similkameen

Entwistle alleges position on offer if he didn’t run for MLA seat

Independent candidate Peter Entwistle says NDP candidate Colleen Ross offered him a position earlier in the campaign.

Highway 3 closed to Greenwood

Highway 3 is closed in both directions due to a mudslide.

RCMP arrest four for school vandalism

Four youth were arrested last week in connection with vandalism at local schools.

Most Alberta students to wear masks this fall
Edmonton hopes for hub-city benefits
Alaska 'queue jumpers' not welcome to stop in B.C.
Taking on student-volunteer program a mistake, Kielburgers say

RCMP find evidence in jewelry store break-in

Last year's robbery at Florence's Optical and Jewellry is heating up after the Grand Forks RCMP found evidence last week.

BREAKING: Green party nominates candidate in Boundary-Similkameen

The Green party has nominated a candidate, just a little ahead of the May 9 election.

  • Mar 30, 2017

Council approves tax hike

The City of Grand Forks council approves a 3.5 per cent tax increase at the March 13 meeting of council.

Operantics stage benefit show

An upcoming concert will showcase the best of classical music by local musicians, and benefit a cause.

Grand Forks RCMP seeking public’s help identifying suspect

RCMP have released surveillance images of a suspect in a robbery at a local jewelry store.

City warns of tap water discolouration

The City of Grand Forks is making use of an underutilized well today, and notes that any discolouration is not harmful.

Grand Forks CAO resigns

Chief Administrative Officer Doug Allin tendered his resignation today, effective March 24.

Areas of the Boundary affected by avalanche warning

Nelson, Trail and others will fall within an avalanche warning area until Monday.

Fire service, Conservation Service rescue trapped deer

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue and the Conservation Office rescued a deer trapped in the ice.

It’s a girl, first baby born at KBRH

Keira Mackenzie Dowkes made her entrance to the world three weeks early making her the first baby born in 2017 at KBRH.

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know the news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

RCMP warn of vehicle thefts on Highway 3

RCMP have confirmed a string of vehicle theft spanning from Christina Lake to Rock Creek.

Rural voice is now stronger in Victoria with new Rural Economic Development portfolio

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett is now a Minister of State, giving rural communities an advocate at the cabinet table.

Danny Norton: a 50-year reunion with rock ‘n roll

A conversation with Grand Forks resident Danny Norton, who once courted the big time in rock ’n roll.