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An artist’s rendition of Grand Forks’ proposed community centre. The centre would be built around the arena, curling rink and aquatic centre at 19th Street and Central Avenue. (Drawing: Community Futures Boundary report)

Grand Forks’ Community Centre project to go to referendum

Referendum to appear on ballots at next fall’s municipal elections

 

Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks city council holds back funding for Boundary Museum

The museum closed its doors last month, following the departure of its last administrator

 

Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Dozens of Grand Forks homes up for bid, to be removed ahead of DMAF construction

City Hall hopes most of the homes will be relocated to other parts of Grand Forks

 

Photo: Laurie Tritschler

No drug use, paraphernalia at scout hall meetings, says Grand Forks city counsellor

The space is being made available for drug counselling, information workshops

Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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Greenwood to bring back utility hikes, late fees

Increased rates will add around $1 per month in water, sewer fees

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Martin O’Brien said he bought his North Ruckle property with the intention that he’d stay there until he died. The city wants him to leave. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

North Ruckle expropriation should go ahead, says Public Inquiry Officer

The property on the 6900-block of Fourth Street is slated for demolition ahead of major flood works

Martin O’Brien said he bought his North Ruckle property with the intention that he’d stay there until he died. The city wants him to leave. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Coun. Everett Baker was appointed the City of Grand Forks’ liaison to housing minister David Eby’s office in March 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Province turns thumbs down on supportive housing at Grand Forks’ Moto site

Housing minister Eby says alternative locations are being explored

(L-R) Coun. Everett Baker was appointed the City of Grand Forks’ liaison to housing minister David Eby’s office in March 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Derek Todd (left) was the only person at Monday’s demonstration who spoke on the record with The Gazette. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Derek Todd (left) was the only person at Monday’s demonstration who spoke on the record with The Gazette. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Remote control cars line up to the starting line at Greenwood’s GoldRush Speedway on Aug. 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood council dissolves land agreement for tiny race track

Council’s decision was a formality in an ongoing disagreement over liability insurance

Remote control cars line up to the starting line at Greenwood’s GoldRush Speedway on Aug. 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Dale Heriot ran Grand Forks Fire/Rescue for seven years starting in the spring of 2012. Heriot is pictured on Spencer Hill Friday, Sept. 17. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Former Grand Forks fire chief resolves lawsuit against city

The lawsuit was scheduled to go before the Supreme Court of BC this fall

Dale Heriot ran Grand Forks Fire/Rescue for seven years starting in the spring of 2012. Heriot is pictured on Spencer Hill Friday, Sept. 17. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Greenwood City Hall on Friday, Sept. 10, closed the lot containing the Gold Rush Speedway. Photo: Doug Teramoto

Greenwood closes Gold Rush Speedway after land agreement breaks down

The city and a local non-profit signed a licence of occupation in May

Greenwood City Hall on Friday, Sept. 10, closed the lot containing the Gold Rush Speedway. Photo: Doug Teramoto
Photo: Kathleen Saylors

City of Grand Forks to receive $200K grant for homelessness services

City council and housing minister Eby still negotiating proposed Moto shelter project

Photo: Kathleen Saylors
Martin O’Brien reads an Expropriation Act notice posted on his North Ruckle property on Aug. 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks starts expropriation measures at city properties

The homes were eligible for a buyout program after the historic flood of May 2018

Martin O’Brien reads an Expropriation Act notice posted on his North Ruckle property on Aug. 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Roy Terashita, chief of the Greenwood Fire Department, said he’s happy that the city has set aside funds for new fire protection suits. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood to buy new gear for fire department

Top administrator Marcus Lebler said the money will come from the city’s COVID Safe Restart grant

Roy Terashita, chief of the Greenwood Fire Department, said he’s happy that the city has set aside funds for new fire protection suits. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Photo: Kathleen Saylors

Grand Forks city hall preparing for injunction to clear Moto

The city’s latest move comes amid ratcheting tensions at the site, says Mayor Taylor

Photo: Kathleen Saylors
Helping Hands President Kimberly Feeny holds one of 17 kittens now staying at the cat shelter. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks city council denies lease extension for cat shelter

The city gave the shelter a three-month lease in March

Helping Hands President Kimberly Feeny holds one of 17 kittens now staying at the cat shelter. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
From the left: Market on Market manager Heather Underwood, the DBA’s Alf Him (formerly co-chair), John McNamara and Couns. Christine Thompson and Cathy Korolek wave to the camera on the market’s opening day, Saturday, May 15. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks street market curtailed after city council meeting

Market Avenue will reopen to vehicle traffic Sundays through Thursdays, starting June 20

From the left: Market on Market manager Heather Underwood, the DBA’s Alf Him (formerly co-chair), John McNamara and Couns. Christine Thompson and Cathy Korolek wave to the camera on the market’s opening day, Saturday, May 15. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
City workers hauled a bucket-load of garbage dumped in front of Grand Forks City Hall Tuesday, June 15. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Trash dumped in front of Grand Forks city hall

Video surveillance tapes recorded incident

City workers hauled a bucket-load of garbage dumped in front of Grand Forks City Hall Tuesday, June 15. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Grand Forks musician Nathan Vogel (right) plays the Market Avenue piano installed by the Boundary Street Pianos Project on May 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary music project hoping for funds for street pianos

Coun. Christine Thompson said she’d ask council to fund the initiative if asked by the Downtown Business Association

Grand Forks musician Nathan Vogel (right) plays the Market Avenue piano installed by the Boundary Street Pianos Project on May 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Kathleen Saylors

Grand Forks city council amends community plan to pave way for apartments

The amendment was passed at council’s regular meeting Monday, June 7

Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Kathleen Saylors