Grand Forks

The Robusters found that rolling the boat to the water’s edge wasn’t difficult, since Christina Lake had crossed the lawn in front of the new boat house and was lapping at the ramp just below the new structure. Photo: Submitted

Sunday sun warms Kootenay Robusters for their first paddle of the season

“This was one of the best early season paddles we’ve ever done,” shares coach Joy Anderson.

 

Grand Forks Fire Department and city officials inspect the Tiger Dam and talk with residents on 9th Street on Sunday afternoon. (Karen McKinley photo)

Grand Forks lifts state of emergency within city limits

Breaking: The City of Grand Forks lifted a state of emergency early…

 

Due to the potential danger that may arise from flooding an evacuation order has been issued. (RDKB)

Evacuation order issued to 1 Grand Forks property, 7 put on alert due to flooding

The regional district issued the alert Friday afternoon

Due to the potential danger that may arise from flooding an evacuation order has been issued. (RDKB)
The Boundary is home to many museums, but people have come to realize the entire Boundary region is one big museum. Photo courtesy Boundary Tourism

The impact of food and history in The Boundary Country

Boundary museums and food culture

  • Apr 24, 2023
The Boundary is home to many museums, but people have come to realize the entire Boundary region is one big museum. Photo courtesy Boundary Tourism
Glenn Chevalier

UPDATE: Grand Forks man missing from Vernon located

Glenn Chevalier last seen on Feb. 14 found safe and well

Glenn Chevalier
Everett Baker was elected as the mayor of Grand Forks in October 2022

Baker has plans for Grand Forks to ‘continue on the same track’ in 2023

Consistency between councils emphasized as a point of strength

Everett Baker was elected as the mayor of Grand Forks in October 2022
Kelowna's Isiah McDonald won the Florida Complex League's strength and conditioning coach of the year in his first season with the New York Yankees organization. (Contributed)

Kelowna man earns pinstripes in first year with New York Yankees organization

After winning a championship and award in first year, McDonald moving up to High-A for 2023

Kelowna's Isiah McDonald won the Florida Complex League's strength and conditioning coach of the year in his first season with the New York Yankees organization. (Contributed)
A detailed close-up of one portion of the Davis Building mural by Archer. Chris Hammett photo

Man behind the murals: Renowned artist covers Grand Forks with art

Archer’s goal is to paint an entire town while spreading joy

A detailed close-up of one portion of the Davis Building mural by Archer. Chris Hammett photo
Frank Duralia, 82, waited in a hospital bed at the Boundary District Hospital in Grand Forks with a broken hip for 59 hours before an ambulance transported him to Trail for surgery. (Credit: Marion Duralia)

‘Excruciating pain’: Grand Forks man waited 59 hours with broken hip for ambulance transfer

Rural hospital lost its in-patient services in March due to a staffing shortage

Frank Duralia, 82, waited in a hospital bed at the Boundary District Hospital in Grand Forks with a broken hip for 59 hours before an ambulance transported him to Trail for surgery. (Credit: Marion Duralia)
As one of B.C.’s larger Community Futures, the Boundary team works to support local small businesses and individuals looking for a place in the workforce and in the regional economy. Photo by Chris Hammett

‘A resounding success story:’ Community Futures Boundary celebrates 30 years

Community + business leaders mark the milestone at the Grand Forks Art Gallery Oct. 20

  • Nov 1, 2022
As one of B.C.’s larger Community Futures, the Boundary team works to support local small businesses and individuals looking for a place in the workforce and in the regional economy. Photo by Chris Hammett
Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).

Couple restores abandoned Grand Forks gold mine to share mine experience

The Grand Forks Exploring Abandoned Mines Museum is making an exciting move…

Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).
Marj Bekker, one of the founding members of the Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store, celebrates 60 years of volunteering. (Contributed photo to Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary founding member celebrates 60 years

Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary is Celebrating the 60-year anniversary of one of…

Marj Bekker, one of the founding members of the Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store, celebrates 60 years of volunteering. (Contributed photo to Grand Forks Gazette)
FILE – Old Hardy View Lodge in Grand Forks. (Grand Forks Gazette file photo)

MOU signed with province to replace Hardy View Lodge shelter in Grand Forks

The B.C. government and city of Grand Forks are one step closer…

FILE – Old Hardy View Lodge in Grand Forks. (Grand Forks Gazette file photo)
Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).

Couple with big plans buys abandoned gold mine in Grand Forks

The Yankee Boy Mine is currently undergoing restoration to be open to the public

Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).
Join in on the fun of the Grand Forks Fall Fair on Sept. 3 and 4, and Rock Creek’s Fall Fair and Rodeo on Sept. 17 and 18! Charnley v. Wyk photo/courtesy Boundary Tourism

Fall Fairs in Boundary Country

Boundary Country is a landscape of rolling hills, refreshing bodies of water…

  • Aug 22, 2022
Join in on the fun of the Grand Forks Fall Fair on Sept. 3 and 4, and Rock Creek’s Fall Fair and Rodeo on Sept. 17 and 18! Charnley v. Wyk photo/courtesy Boundary Tourism
In Grand Forks, you’ll have endless possibilities for fun in the sun this summer!

Sunny summer days were made for a big adventures in Grand Forks

There’s no shortage of fun to be had this summer in Grand…

  • Jul 11, 2022
In Grand Forks, you’ll have endless possibilities for fun in the sun this summer!
At the Kettle River Museum, attractions include the restored Canadian Pacific Railway caboose and original Station House, housing exhibits commemorating the steam railway era of southern B.C. Darren Robinson photo / Boundary Country

Discover the treasures of Boundary Country’s museums

Pioneer tales, rail road stations and echoes of storied pasts; you might…

  • May 3, 2022
At the Kettle River Museum, attractions include the restored Canadian Pacific Railway caboose and original Station House, housing exhibits commemorating the steam railway era of southern B.C. Darren Robinson photo / Boundary Country
Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks Aug. 4 to 6 with bands like Our Lady Peace, Big Wreck, 54-40, April Wine, Theory of a Deadman and Bachman/Cummings set to perform.

Grand Forks is ready to rock this summer!

Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks this year. Thousands of festival-goers…

  • Apr 19, 2022
Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks Aug. 4 to 6 with bands like Our Lady Peace, Big Wreck, 54-40, April Wine, Theory of a Deadman and Bachman/Cummings set to perform.
Heavy equipment operators prepare a McCallum View Drive hilltop Wednesday, March 30. Two North Ruckle homes will be moved to the site in early April. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Development permit granted for Grand Forks home moves

Homes will be taken off their foundations in North Ruckle and moved across town

Heavy equipment operators prepare a McCallum View Drive hilltop Wednesday, March 30. Two North Ruckle homes will be moved to the site in early April. Photo: Laurie Tritschler