Grand Forks

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue volunteers wrap up after dousing an alley fire Wednesday, Oct. 27. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue puts out alley fire

No damage, but Dep. Fire Chief says the flames could have spread

 

Creston Valley goalie Harmon Laser-Hume stops a slap-shot by Grand Forks centre, Davis Hunter. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ Bruins lose two at home

Bears to host Nelson Leafs Saturday, Oct. 30

 

Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks woman resolves assault charge, avoids trial

The accused pleaded guilty to an offense under the Motor Vehicle Act

Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Gabe and Rachel Warriner pose for snap aboard their Mario-themed float on Halloween 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks couple to stage Halloween parade

Warriner Express to dawn Minions theme

Gabe and Rachel Warriner pose for snap aboard their Mario-themed float on Halloween 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Otter Louis and Kathy Hanson take groundbreaking literally and get busy with their pink shovels. Photo courtesy of Jan Micklethwaite

Kootenay Robusters break ground on new Dragon Boat den

The club’s upcoming den at Christina Lake will complete four-and-a-half-year journey

(L-R) Otter Louis and Kathy Hanson take groundbreaking literally and get busy with their pink shovels. Photo courtesy of Jan Micklethwaite
Halloween scenes like this one have become a scary mainstay at the Kootnekoff family’s Mill Road home. Photo: Peter Kalasz

Grand Forks Halloween display to feature new music, frights

Mill Road Trick or Treat’s Brandon Kootnekoff invites you to check it out, if you dare

  • Oct 24, 2021
Halloween scenes like this one have become a scary mainstay at the Kootnekoff family’s Mill Road home. Photo: Peter Kalasz
Border Bruins’ goalie Justin Dueck gathers his thoughts ahead of last Friday’s home game against the Creston Thundercats (Oct. 22). Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ goalie ups his game at Rockets’ camp

Justin Dueck was among head Coach Dave Hnatiuk’s first picks, says KIJHL’s Emanuel Sequeira

Border Bruins’ goalie Justin Dueck gathers his thoughts ahead of last Friday’s home game against the Creston Thundercats (Oct. 22). Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Special Olympics coach Erica McCluney poses for a photo outside a May 2019 swim meet in Cranbrook alongside athletes Brogan Beliveau (left) and Connor Charlong. Photo courtesy of Erica McCluney

Athletes, coaches, admin staff wanted across the Boundary, says Special Olympics BC

Special athletes are ready are rearing to go, but the organization needs volunteers to get back on track

Special Olympics coach Erica McCluney poses for a photo outside a May 2019 swim meet in Cranbrook alongside athletes Brogan Beliveau (left) and Connor Charlong. Photo courtesy of Erica McCluney
A pair of Great Horn owlets pose majestically on their way to a rehabilitation centre outside the Boundary. Photo: Submitted

West Boundary man fined for keeping baby owls in his home

Investigating Conservation Officer says the man had the birds for two months

A pair of Great Horn owlets pose majestically on their way to a rehabilitation centre outside the Boundary. Photo: Submitted
New COVID-19 infections are shown by local health areas for the week of Oct. 10 - 16. Illustration: BC Centre for Disease Control

New COVID cases double over Boundary

New cases slumped across the East Kootenay, according to the BC CDC’s latest numbers

New COVID-19 infections are shown by local health areas for the week of Oct. 10 - 16. Illustration: BC Centre for Disease Control
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January vandal gets suspended sentence at Grand Forks provincial court

The vandal targeted a number of cars and businesses last January, the court heard

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Wright was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 20. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks thief to serve jail sentence at Trail RCMP

Edward “Joe” Wright to serve series of weekend jail stays

Wright was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 20. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Attorney General David Eby. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Minister Eby to visit Grand Forks in November

Visit announced at council chambers Monday, Oct. 18

Attorney General David Eby. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Martin O’Brien (front left) makes notes on a legal pad during Monday’s hearing, overseen by Inquiry Officer Nerys Poole, (back right). Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Expropriation hearing wraps up at Grand Forks’ Gallery 2

The hearing will decide if the city can build flood works without taking full or part ownership of a North Ruckle property

Martin O’Brien (front left) makes notes on a legal pad during Monday’s hearing, overseen by Inquiry Officer Nerys Poole, (back right). Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Border Bruins forward Ethan Gourley goes up against Golden Rockets defenceman Sasa Jirousek at Friday’s game at the Jack (Oct. 15). Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Border Bruins lose to Rockets at Grand Forks

‘We’re getting better every week,’ says Bruins Head Coach

Border Bruins forward Ethan Gourley goes up against Golden Rockets defenceman Sasa Jirousek at Friday’s game at the Jack (Oct. 15). Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Whitetail deer are especially vulnerable to the deadly wasting disease known as blue tongue, according to wildlife veterinarian Caely Thacker. Photo: Pixabay

Wasting disease kills off urban deer in Grand Forks

The disease known as bluetongue was first seen in area bighorn sheep this summer

Whitetail deer are especially vulnerable to the deadly wasting disease known as blue tongue, according to wildlife veterinarian Caely Thacker. Photo: Pixabay
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Grand Forks Rotary Club scraps Halloween bonfire

Kettle corn fundraiser to go ahead at Aquatic Centre

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The Way it Was: 1916 – Hospital gets new X-ray machine

From The Gazette’s weekly series, featuring historic happenings in the Boundary from the week of Oct. 13

  • Oct 13, 2021
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A tow truck driver hauls a trailer knocked over in a Highway 3 collision west of Grand Forks Wednesday, Oct. 12. The driver whose SUV came into collision with the trailer said she’d been distracted by the sign on the right-hand sign. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Driver blames ‘Jesus sign’ after Highway 3 collision

The sign quotes a verse from the New Testament

A tow truck driver hauls a trailer knocked over in a Highway 3 collision west of Grand Forks Wednesday, Oct. 12. The driver whose SUV came into collision with the trailer said she’d been distracted by the sign on the right-hand sign. Photo: Laurie Tritschler