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Supporters of the $400

Donor wall ceremony officially draws Urology Campaign to a close

The KBRH Urology Campaign officially drew to a close last Wednesday with a donor wall ceremony.

Supporters of the $400
A new toll-free number for the entire Interior Health region will make it easier to report elder abuse.

New toll-free number to report elder abuse

Interior Health is the first health authority in the province to introduce a region-wide number to report abuse.

A new toll-free number for the entire Interior Health region will make it easier to report elder abuse.
Crews have been fighting the Gilpin fire from both the air and ground.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE: Gilpin fire now 90 per cent contained

Cooler temperatures and some precipitation are forecasted again for the area today

Crews have been fighting the Gilpin fire from both the air and ground.
The Gilpin fire

UPDATE: Wildfire 40 per cent contained

Two wildfires between Grand Forks and Christina Lake were discovered yesterday mid-day.

The Gilpin fire
Patrick O'Doherty

BYELECTION 2016: Patrick O’Doherty

Patrick O'Doherty is a candidate in the City of Grand Forks 2016 byelection.

Patrick O'Doherty
Ken Johnston

BYELECTION 2016: Ken Johnston

Ken Johnston is a candidate in the City of Grand Forks 2016 byelection.

Ken Johnston
Cathy Korolek

BYELECTION 2016: Cathy Korolek

Cathy Korolek is a candidate in the City of Grand Forks 2016 byelection.

Cathy Korolek
Brian Taylor

BYELECTION 2016: Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor is a candidate in the City of Grand Forks 2016 byelection.

Brian Taylor
Kyle Piper

BYELECTION 2016: Kyle PIper

Kyle Piper is a candidate in the City of Grand Forks 2016 byelection.

Kyle Piper
Bev Tripp

BYELECTION 2016: Bev Tripp

Bev Tripp is a candidate in the City of Grand Forks 2016 byelection.

Bev Tripp
Zak Eburne-Stoodley

BYELECTION 2016: Zak Eburne-Stoodley

Zak Eburne-Stoodley is a candidate in the City of Grand Forks 2016 byelection.

Zak Eburne-Stoodley
Deputy Fire Chief and regional emergency coordinator

Kootenay Boundary coordinator says everyone plays a part in emergency planning

Emergency preparedness is a shared responsibility, says regional emergency coordinator Dan Derby.

Deputy Fire Chief and regional emergency coordinator

Questlove and Felix Da Housecat lead Shambhala line-up for 2016

Shambhala Music Festival Announces 2016 Headliners

  • Apr 8, 2016
Emergency crews have located the body of a man who fell through the ice on the Kettle River near Grand Forks.

RCMP divers recover body of man who fell into Kettle River

Emergency crews located and recovered the body of the man this afternoon. (Dec. 31)

  • Dec 31, 2015
Emergency crews have located the body of a man who fell through the ice on the Kettle River near Grand Forks.

Tips on reducing health risks

From smoky skies advisory from Environment Canada.

  • Aug 24, 2015
Stickpin wildfire in Washington State taken at City Park in Grand Forks.
Stickpin wildfire in Washington State taken at City Park in Grand Forks.
Market Avenue

Heritage Week is Feb. 16-22

The theme for Heritage Week 2015 in British Columbia is Main Street: At The Heart of the Community.

Market Avenue

Waxwings top bird count

Chickadees move to second place in West Boundary bird count.

Connie Marchal (left) of the Boundary Women's Transition House accepted a cheque for $350 last month from Sharon Hamer

Shoe Challenge assists transition house

The challenge was one the 2014 fundraising projects of the Order of the Eastern Star, the largest fraternal organization in the world.

Connie Marchal (left) of the Boundary Women's Transition House accepted a cheque for $350 last month from Sharon Hamer
Big turnout for the GFSS Craft Fair Saturday.

Craft Fair at GFSS a big success

There was no shortage of potential Christmas presents and stocking stuffers at Grand Forks Secondary Saturday at the craft fair.

Big turnout for the GFSS Craft Fair Saturday.