Grand Forks

Corey Flodel, left and Diane Barker won their round robin game against Christine and Rand Wayling in round robin games early Saturday morning at the third annual Hook, Line and Dinker Pickleball Tournament in Christina Lake. Photo Karen McKinley

Hook, Line and Dinker pickleball tourney brings crowds to Christina Lake

The hills around Christina Lake are often alive with the sound of…

 

Mayors and RDKB regional directors were given a first-hand look at flood mitigation progress in the City of Grand Forks on Friday as part of a larger boundary tour. From left, Warfied Mayor Frank Marino, Graham Watt, Manager of Strategic Initiatives/Flood Recovery at City of Grand Forks, Rossland Mayor Andy Morel, Greenwood Mayor John Bolt, Grace, McGregor, Vice-Chair Area C Christina Lake, Frutvale Mayor Steve Morissette, Terry Martin, Trail director and Grand Forks Mayor Everatt Bakerstopped for a photo on top of the 2nd Street flood barrier. Missing from the photo are Midway director Dichard Dunson, Sharen Gibbs, RDKB director of Electoral Area E/West, Linda Kay Wiese, RDKB director of Electoral Area D/Rural Grand Forks, RDKB Area A director Ali Grieve, Winday Worley, Chair of RDKB Electoral Area B/Lower Columbia/Old Glory and Montrose Mayor Mike Walsh. Photo supplied by City of Grand Forks.

Boundary mayors, RDKB, tour Grand Forks’ ongoing flood construction

Mayors from around the Boundary and directors from RDKB got a look…

 

All who came to the Grand Forks National Indigenous People’s Day on June 21 were treated to community-friendly events like a free picnic-style supper. Photo Karen McKinley

Grand Forks Indigenous People’s Day a time for joy, say organizers

Community and celebrations is what brings people together, so Grand Forks’ National…

 

Karl Lilgert and Laura Markila are running an essay contest to find a new owner for the 3rd Street Bakery as a last-ditch attempt to keep the business running before he retires. Photo Peter Kalasz

Grand Forks’ 3rd Street Bakery seeks new owner with essay contest

A bakery in Grand Forks could be yours for $500 and a…

Karl Lilgert and Laura Markila are running an essay contest to find a new owner for the 3rd Street Bakery as a last-ditch attempt to keep the business running before he retires. Photo Peter Kalasz
An intervention program being run by Deputy Fire Chief Rich Piche is helping teach children that have started fires the dangers of such actions. Gazette file photo

Grand Forks program aims to prevent young firestarters

One of the deputy chiefs in Grand Forks’ Fire/Rescue is taking a…

An intervention program being run by Deputy Fire Chief Rich Piche is helping teach children that have started fires the dangers of such actions. Gazette file photo
Kootenay Doukhobor Historical Society’s new board. Submitted photo
Kootenay Doukhobor Historical Society’s new board. Submitted photo
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.

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
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…

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