Greenwood

Photo screen-shot from School District 51’s website

COVID-19 infection confirmed in Boundary School District

Those potentially exposed to the virus have been told to self-isolate, says acting Superintendent

 

Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood man to stand trial for alleged stabbing

Grand Forks provincial court will set a trial date next month

 

The BC Wildfire service recently announced plans for a controlled burn near Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service

Wildfire Service waiting for dry weather for controlled burn

A forest ministry biologist said the burn near Gibbs Creek will reduce area wildfire risk

 

Pastor Gabe Warriner stands in sea of firewood outside the River Valley Community Church on Saturday, April 3. The church has donated 87 cords of wood to Boundary families who needed help heating their homes. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks church donates firewood to Boundary families amid pandemic

Pastor Gabe Warriner said his congregation has been donating wood since the 2018 freshet which flooded the region

Pastor Gabe Warriner stands in sea of firewood outside the River Valley Community Church on Saturday, April 3. The church has donated 87 cords of wood to Boundary families who needed help heating their homes. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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Greenwood city employees back at work after walking off the job

Two non-unionized staffers staged a brief walk-out in front of city hall Wednesday morning

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From the left: Boundary 4-H volunteers Rhiann Hay, 6, and 11-year-olds Aubrey Bohn and Callum Hay were on hand to raise money for their club at Greenwood’s Deadwood Junction Saturday, March 19. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary kids host weekend BBQ to raise money for local 4-H club

Greenwood’s Deadwood Junction and Eholt-area’s Waikikiahei Ranch pitched in to make the fundraiser happen

From the left: Boundary 4-H volunteers Rhiann Hay, 6, and 11-year-olds Aubrey Bohn and Callum Hay were on hand to raise money for their club at Greenwood’s Deadwood Junction Saturday, March 19. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The accused was arrested in connection with an alleged stabbing at a Greenwood motel last fall, according to Midway RCMP. Stock photo

Provincial court hears case of Greenwood motel stabbing

The accused is due to be arraigned at Grand Forks next month, the court heard

The accused was arrested in connection with an alleged stabbing at a Greenwood motel last fall, according to Midway RCMP. Stock photo
The City of Greenwood is taking bids for a renovation project at the city’s Diane Colin Memorial Ball Park. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Greenwood city hall taking construction bids ahead of Food Hub initiative

The city’s baseball park is getting a major rework in preparation for a commercial bakery

The City of Greenwood is taking bids for a renovation project at the city’s Diane Colin Memorial Ball Park. Photo: Jensen Edwards
The volunteer organization People Helping People has run free income tax clinics in the Boundary since, 2011. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Dick

Volunteers running free tax clinic across the Boundary

Spokesperson Lorraine Dick said the clinic is open to anyone in the Boundary looking to file simple returns with the CRA

The volunteer organization People Helping People has run free income tax clinics in the Boundary since, 2011. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Dick
A helicopter hired by Golden Dawn Minerals trails an electromagnetic scanner over Greenwood on Wednesday, March 3. Photo: Submitted

Helicopter flights above Greenwood, rural Grand Forks part of gold mining survey

Results to inform potential explorations by Golden Dawn Minerals, which owns Phoenix and other area mines

A helicopter hired by Golden Dawn Minerals trails an electromagnetic scanner over Greenwood on Wednesday, March 3. Photo: Submitted
Christopher Blair McLean appeared at the Grand Forks courthouse on Wednesday, March 3. File photo

Greenwood man won’t stand trial for alleged city assault

The man was awaiting trial in Grand Forks

Christopher Blair McLean appeared at the Grand Forks courthouse on Wednesday, March 3. File photo
Seniors consultant Maggie Malloff (left) stands beside Boundary Family Services’ Rachel Warriner outside their Grand Forks office. Malloff and Warriner are excited to improve Boundary seniors’ lives through BFS’s volunteer program, Boundary Better at Home. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary Family Services’ program aims to keep seniors living independently

Boundary Better at Home comes at a time when area seniors are struggling through the pandemic

Seniors consultant Maggie Malloff (left) stands beside Boundary Family Services’ Rachel Warriner outside their Grand Forks office. Malloff and Warriner are excited to improve Boundary seniors’ lives through BFS’s volunteer program, Boundary Better at Home. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
BC Ambulance Crews prepare to evacuate a sick Greenwood boy by helicopter on Friday, Feb. 26. Photo: Submitted

Greenwood boy taken to hospital by BC Ambulance helicopter

Greenwood volunteer firefighters helped prepare the chopper’s landing

BC Ambulance Crews prepare to evacuate a sick Greenwood boy by helicopter on Friday, Feb. 26. Photo: Submitted
A BC Ambulance helicopter made an emergency landing near Greenwood’s baseball diamond Friday afternoon, Feb. 26. Photo: Submitted
A BC Ambulance helicopter made an emergency landing near Greenwood’s baseball diamond Friday afternoon, Feb. 26. Photo: Submitted
A BC Ambulance helicopter made an emergency landing near Greenwood’s baseball diamond Friday afternoon, Feb. 26. Photo: Submitted
A BC Ambulance helicopter made an emergency landing near Greenwood’s baseball diamond Friday afternoon, Feb. 26. Photo: Submitted
Friday’s announcement caps years of planning by policy planners and food growers across the Boundary. File photo

Boundary food hub to go ahead as province kicks in $750,000

The hub’s Rock Creek and Greenwood operations are designed to restore “food sovereignty,” says policy planner

Friday’s announcement caps years of planning by policy planners and food growers across the Boundary. File photo
Friday’s announcement caps years of planning by policy planners and food growers across the Boundary. File photo

Boundary food hub to go ahead as province kicks in $750,000

The hub’s Rock Creek and Greenwood operations are designed to restore “food sovereignty,” says policy planner

Friday’s announcement caps years of planning by policy planners and food growers across the Boundary. File photo
Greenwood’s Wendy Higashi served as the city’s Chief Administrative Officer from January 2017 until February 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

City of Greenwood votes to part with CAO Higashi

Mayor and council made the decision at an in-camera meeting earlier this month, says Mayor Noll

Greenwood’s Wendy Higashi served as the city’s Chief Administrative Officer from January 2017 until February 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Greenwood’s Wendy Higashi served as the city’s Chief Administrative Officer from January 2017 until February 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

City of Greenwood votes to part with CAO Higashi

Mayor and council made the decision at an in-camera meeting earlier this month, says Mayor Noll

Greenwood’s Wendy Higashi served as the city’s Chief Administrative Officer from January 2017 until February 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Ed Smith served as Greenwood’s mayor from November 2014 until February 2020. He was 77 when he passed away on Monday, Feb. 15. File photo

Former Greenwood mayor Ed Smith dies at 77

Smith left office last February, citing health concerns

Ed Smith served as Greenwood’s mayor from November 2014 until February 2020. He was 77 when he passed away on Monday, Feb. 15. File photo