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The bylaw would allow backyard chickens and beehives in residential areas. (Gazette file photo)

Greenwood holds public meeting on bylaw regarding backyard chickens and bees

The response to the draft bylaw was mostly positive

 

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

 

Council plans on holding a public feedback session so locals can discuss the potential rezonig. (Submitted/Black Press file photo)

Grand Forks city council debates rezoning and OCP amendment

The rezoning would allow a U-Haul site to be located in a residential area

 

Grand Forks city council makes liquor licence amendment for two establishments

Grand Forks Station Pub and Beer Co. will soon be allowed to serve alcohol past midnight

This was discussed in a council meeting on July 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks city council makes liquor licence amendment for two establishments

Grand Forks Station Pub and Beer Co. will soon be allowed to serve alcohol past midnight

This was discussed in a council meeting on July 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre stands at the Fructova Site owned by the Doukhobors' Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ. Photo: Facebook - Boundary Museum Society

Grand Forks city council receives update from Boundary Museum

The museum reopened in May after several years of closures

The Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre stands at the Fructova Site owned by the Doukhobors' Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ. Photo: Facebook - Boundary Museum Society

Grand Forks city council discusses Earth Lodge project

The structure will be built behind the dike on Riverside drive

Testing reveals unsafe radon levels in Grand Forks homes

Grand Forks council received a presentation revealing radon levels in homes

Grand Forks council met with Interior Health representatives on June 13 to discuss staffing concerns at the Boundary District Hospital. (Interior Health logo)

Grand Forks city council discusses hospital staffing with Interior Health

The inpatient area of the Boundary District Hospital was closed on March 23 due to safety reasons

Grand Forks council met with Interior Health representatives on June 13 to discuss staffing concerns at the Boundary District Hospital. (Interior Health logo)
Grand Forks police outline priorities for coming year. (File photo)

Grand Forks police to step up traffic stops

Sergeant Darryl Peppler spoke to council on May 9

Grand Forks police outline priorities for coming year. (File photo)
Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Kathleen Saylors

Grand Forks councillor acknowledges sex trafficking as a local problem

Council receives an overview from provincial advocate

Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Kathleen Saylors
Canada Rocks was last held in Grand Forks in August 2019. Photo: Facebook - Canada Rocks Fest

Grand Forks council, Varabioff finalize arrangements ahead of Canada Rocks Fest

This August’s festival will be the first outdoor festival since the COVID

Canada Rocks was last held in Grand Forks in August 2019. Photo: Facebook - Canada Rocks Fest
Photo: Kathleen Saylors

Planning committee to direct Grand Forks’ 125th-anniversary

Councillors to join civic leaders as grand event takes shape

Photo: Kathleen Saylors
The Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre stands at the Fructova Site owned by the Doukhobors’ Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ. Photo: Facebook - Boundary Museum Society

Council vote heralds sunny spring for Grand Forks’ Boundary Museum Society

City restores funding withheld from society’s previous board

The Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre stands at the Fructova Site owned by the Doukhobors’ Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ. Photo: Facebook - Boundary Museum Society
Construction fencing blocks access to City Park Saturday, March 12. Photo courtesy of Sarah Leslie

North Ruckle dike visible in outline, Grand Forks city council hears

Council briefed at the committee of the whole Monday, March 7

Construction fencing blocks access to City Park Saturday, March 12. Photo courtesy of Sarah Leslie
The city’s idling bylaw allows most vehicles to run their engines at a standstill for no more than minutes. Stock photo

Grand Forks city council upholds idling bylaw after lengthy discussion

A resident had demanded that the bylaw be amended

The city’s idling bylaw allows most vehicles to run their engines at a standstill for no more than minutes. Stock photo
The Boundary Museum, pictured atop the Fructova Heritage Site on the western outskirts of Grand Forks, is a repository of the Kettle Valley’s history. Photo: Chris Hammett

Boundary Museum Society to ask council for money withheld from previous board

Council has restored the society’s funding, but kept back $23,000 from 2021

The Boundary Museum, pictured atop the Fructova Heritage Site on the western outskirts of Grand Forks, is a repository of the Kettle Valley’s history. Photo: Chris Hammett
Photo: Jensen Edwards

Greenwood applies for grant funding for new reservoir

City set to kick in roughly 25 per cent of project costs, according to council vote

Photo: Jensen Edwards
The Boundary Museum, pictured atop the Fructova Heritage Site on the western outskirts of Grand Forks, is a repository of the Kettle Valley’s history. Photo: Chris Hammett

Grand Forks’ council restores Boundary Museum funding

Funds withheld in late 2021 to go back to the city, following council resolution

The Boundary Museum, pictured atop the Fructova Heritage Site on the western outskirts of Grand Forks, is a repository of the Kettle Valley’s history. Photo: Chris Hammett
City contractors Friday, Feb. 11, launch what mayor and council hope will be the last clean up at Moto. Photo: Submitted

Grand Forks’ ‘Moto’ clear after court injunction takes effect

‘Moto’ residents had left the site before Friday’s deadline

City contractors Friday, Feb. 11, launch what mayor and council hope will be the last clean up at Moto. Photo: Submitted