Greenwood

Dick and Linda Moore, owners of Greenwood Saw to Truck Repairs, stand outside the shop’s brand new oil recycling facility on Tuesday, July 20. Photo courtesy of BC Used Oil Management Association

Greenwood auto shop opens oil recycling facility

Facility to take used oil, oil filters, antifreeze and associated containers — for free

 

Municipalities across the region are calling for sharp cuts when it comes to watering the front lawn. Photo: Linda Scott

Drought Level 4 prompts water restrictions across the Boundary

From Grand Forks to Midway and beyond, people are being asked to cut water usage by half

 

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
Volunteers firefighters attend Thursday’s collision on Highway 3, between Grand Forks and Greenwood. Photo: Submitted

Man survives Highway 3 collision between Grand Forks, Greenwood

Midway RCMP says they’ve ruled out drugs and alcohol

Volunteers firefighters attend Thursday’s collision on Highway 3, between Grand Forks and Greenwood. Photo: Submitted
Highway 3, east of Osoyoos was closed all Monday due to a liquid tar spilled all over the road.
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Highway 3 re-opened after accident west of Grand Forks

The Ministry of Transportation reported the collision Thursday afternoon, July 8

Highway 3, east of Osoyoos was closed all Monday due to a liquid tar spilled all over the road.
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Greenwood council hoping regional district will takeover garbage pickup

The proposed transition is still in the distant offing, say city, RDKB officials

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Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood man resolves assault charge with peace bond

The man maintains his previous not guilty plea, Grand Forks provincial court hears Tuesday, June 29

Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Jewel Lake Resort (pictured here) lies roughly two kilometres North of Highway 3, between Greenwood and Eholt. Photo: Facebook - Jewel Lake Resort

Greenwood resort facing court action for alleged bylaw violations

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary says the dispute is over zoning bylaws

Jewel Lake Resort (pictured here) lies roughly two kilometres North of Highway 3, between Greenwood and Eholt. Photo: Facebook - Jewel Lake Resort
Greenwood Elementary’s Nelson Thompson (Grade 5) and Lincoln Simmonds (Grade 6) take a fun-filled turn on the swing at Lions Park Thursday, June 17. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

IN PHOTOGRAPHS: ‘This is yours now,’ Greenwood Mayor tells children at playground opening

The opening ceremony at Lions Park was attended by kids from Greenwood Elementary Thursday, June 17

Greenwood Elementary’s Nelson Thompson (Grade 5) and Lincoln Simmonds (Grade 6) take a fun-filled turn on the swing at Lions Park Thursday, June 17. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The BC Centre for Disease Control on Thursday, June 9, released its latest numbers for active COVID cases by local health areas in B.C. Illustration: BCCDC

Grand Forks sees spike in recent COVID cases, says BC Centre for Disease Control

There are no outbreaks of the virus in Grand Forks, according to the Interior Health Authority

The BC Centre for Disease Control on Thursday, June 9, released its latest numbers for active COVID cases by local health areas in B.C. Illustration: BCCDC
The elderly female bear was shot at a city address Thursday, June 3. File photo

Bear shot in Greenwood, B.C., area residents ordered to properly store compost

Conservation Service Officers say the bear was not a candidate for relocation

The elderly female bear was shot at a city address Thursday, June 3. File photo
True North Paranormal co-hosts Karina Kozuska (left) and husband Jon pose for a cramped photo-op inside a cell beneath Greenwood city hall Friday, June 4. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Paranormal investigators dig into potential Greenwood hauntings

A TV crew from True North Paranormal began filming at City Hall Friday, June 4

True North Paranormal co-hosts Karina Kozuska (left) and husband Jon pose for a cramped photo-op inside a cell beneath Greenwood city hall Friday, June 4. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
From the left: Greenwood Food Bank volunteers Jill Laughren, Karen Lehman and Trish Paseska squeezed into a photo inside the food bank’s office at 101 Government St. on Thursday, June 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood Food Bank needs bigger headquarters

Lead volunteer Karen Lehman said the food bank feeds around 25 families, twice per month

From the left: Greenwood Food Bank volunteers Jill Laughren, Karen Lehman and Trish Paseska squeezed into a photo inside the food bank’s office at 101 Government St. on Thursday, June 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Paranormal investigators intend to find out what lurks behind the façade at Greenwood City Hall. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Paranormal investigators coming to Greenwood

Mayor Barry Noll said investigators would look into reputed hauntings at City Hall, McArthur Centre

Paranormal investigators intend to find out what lurks behind the façade at Greenwood City Hall. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
True North Paranormal co-host Jon Kozuska will be joining wife Karina as they investigating Greenwood hauntings this June. Photo: Facebook — True North Paranormal

Paranormal investigators coming to Greenwood

Mayor Barry Noll said investigators would look into reputed hauntings at City Hall, McArthur Centre

True North Paranormal co-host Jon Kozuska will be joining wife Karina as they investigating Greenwood hauntings this June. Photo: Facebook — True North Paranormal
Workers building Greenwood’s new playground look up at an aerial drone above Lions Park. Much of the building material in the picture was donated or discounted by Vaagen Fibre. Photo courtesy of Peak Play Consulting.

Greenwood playground largely finished

Phase 1 wrapped up at Lion’s Park in mid-May

Workers building Greenwood’s new playground look up at an aerial drone above Lions Park. Much of the building material in the picture was donated or discounted by Vaagen Fibre. Photo courtesy of Peak Play Consulting.
Demolition crews take down a trailer and an outbuilding near the intersection of North Copper Road and Providence Street on Saturday, May 15.

Greenwood bulldozes trailer to make way for city campground

Midway RCMP were on-scene when the trailer’s former occupant allegedly threatened demolition workers

Demolition crews take down a trailer and an outbuilding near the intersection of North Copper Road and Providence Street on Saturday, May 15.
A remote-controlled race car tears up the track at Greenwood’s Gold Rush Speedway Saturday, May 15. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
A remote-controlled race car tears up the track at Greenwood’s Gold Rush Speedway Saturday, May 15. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The Greenwood Public Library was in a bad financial situation after 2019, outgoing treasurer Jocelyn Nega said at the library’s annual general meeting Thursday, April 29. File photo

Greenwood Public Library posts income gains amid pandemic

‘The community came to our rescue,’ said outgoing treasurer, Jocelyn Nega

The Greenwood Public Library was in a bad financial situation after 2019, outgoing treasurer Jocelyn Nega said at the library’s annual general meeting Thursday, April 29. File photo