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Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Hollingsworth

Committee to Save MES appeals school board decision

Appeal calls for a working group to join school board, district in finding alternatives to closing MES

 

The accused was due to stand trial at Grand Forks’ provincial courthouse on March 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Crown stays drug charges against Greenwood man

Accused had pleaded not guilty to three counts of trafficking

 

These nine trout cost a Manitoba duo $345 each, according to the game warden who fined them under B.C.’s Wildlife Act. Photo: Submitted

Prairie men fined after fishing at Boundary lake without a licence

Fishing licences are easy to come by in B.C., said Conservation Officer Kyle Bueckert

 

Water pools in wheel ruts left by errant motorists who tore up a section of the Trans Canada Trail west of Midway over the March 18-19 weekend. Photo: Facebook - Trails to the Boundary

Stay off muddy trails, say Boundary hikers, ATV clubs

It’s easy to tear up a trail, but not so easy to repair the damage

Water pools in wheel ruts left by errant motorists who tore up a section of the Trans Canada Trail west of Midway over the March 18-19 weekend. Photo: Facebook - Trails to the Boundary
Aaron Baker, director at the Boundary Musical and Theatre Society, poses in front of a blooming Magnolia in April 2021. The theatre company will stage live performances of Steel Magnolias this spring, he said. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks theatre company to bring back play derailed by COVID-19

Steel Magnolias expected to be a big hit on city’s re-emerging cultural scene

Aaron Baker, director at the Boundary Musical and Theatre Society, poses in front of a blooming Magnolia in April 2021. The theatre company will stage live performances of Steel Magnolias this spring, he said. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Hollingsworth

West Boundary parents to appeal Midway school closure

Committee hoping to collaborate with school board, says spokesperson

Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Hollingsworth
A show of hands by Boundary school board trustees shows full support for the school district’s proposal to close Midway Elementary School in June. Photo: Screenshot

Boundary school board votes to close Midway school

Teachers’ union, parents upset after Tuesday’s vote

A show of hands by Boundary school board trustees shows full support for the school district’s proposal to close Midway Elementary School in June. Photo: Screenshot
Trail RCMP report that officers seized $3,800 in cash, 26 grams of suspected cocaine and seven grams of suspected heroin from a Greenwood man after he was pulled over for an alleged traffic infraction. Photo: Trail RCMP
Trail RCMP report that officers seized $3,800 in cash, 26 grams of suspected cocaine and seven grams of suspected heroin from a Greenwood man after he was pulled over for an alleged traffic infraction. Photo: Trail RCMP
The Boundary Board of Education and top administrators at School District 51 met with West Boundary parents and teaching staff in Greenwood Thursday, March 10. Photo: Submitted

No resolution to potential Midway school closure after Greenwood meeting

Boundary school district comes under fire, while school board hears few alternatives

The Boundary Board of Education and top administrators at School District 51 met with West Boundary parents and teaching staff in Greenwood Thursday, March 10. Photo: Submitted
School board chair Rose Zitko (fourth from the right) poses for a photo with board trustees. Photo: sd51.bc.ca

Boundary school board to host MES talks in Greenwood

Next week’s meeting will be broadcast via Facebook Live, says board chair

School board chair Rose Zitko (fourth from the right) poses for a photo with board trustees. Photo: sd51.bc.ca
Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Holingsworth

Midway residents tell school district, board not to close village school

An all parties meeting in Midway Thursday, Feb. 24, saw a frank exchange of views

Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Holingsworth
The fate of Midway Elementary School hangs in the balance amid public consultations. File photo

West Boundary municipalities disagree about proposed school closure

Closure would see Midway elementary students, staff absorbed by Greenwood elementary

The fate of Midway Elementary School hangs in the balance amid public consultations. File photo
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West Boundary sees steep decline in break and enters

B & E’s had been steadily rising in the area, according to Midway RCMP

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The Chief Forester’s decision reflected long-terms concerns for Boundary Creek, shown above. Photo: Kristie Steele

Chief forester cuts back Interfor’s harvesting blocks in West Boundary

Chief Forester Diane Nicholls published her rationale in a Feb. 10 report

The Chief Forester’s decision reflected long-terms concerns for Boundary Creek, shown above. Photo: Kristie Steele
(L-R) Greenwood mayor Barry Noll, Coun. Mark Seymour, Chief Administrative Officer Marcus Lebler, Coun. John Bolt and the West Boundary Community Forest’s (WBCF) Dan Macmaster met for a special cheque presentation Monday, Feb. 14. Photo courtesy of WBCF
(L-R) Greenwood mayor Barry Noll, Coun. Mark Seymour, Chief Administrative Officer Marcus Lebler, Coun. John Bolt and the West Boundary Community Forest’s (WBCF) Dan Macmaster met for a special cheque presentation Monday, Feb. 14. Photo courtesy of WBCF
(L-R) Greenwood Mayor Barry Noll, Coun. Mark Seymour, Chief Administrative Officer Marcus Lebler, Coun. John Bolt and the West Boundary Community Forest’s (WBCF) Dan Macmaster met for a special cheque presentation Monday, Feb. 14. Photo courtesy of WBCF
(L-R) Greenwood Mayor Barry Noll, Coun. Mark Seymour, Chief Administrative Officer Marcus Lebler, Coun. John Bolt and the West Boundary Community Forest’s (WBCF) Dan Macmaster met for a special cheque presentation Monday, Feb. 14. Photo courtesy of WBCF
A Midway Fire and Rescue volunteer flags off a singe-vehicle rollover near Boundary Creek Road Tuesday, Feb. 15. Photo: Submitted
A Midway Fire and Rescue volunteer flags off a singe-vehicle rollover near Boundary Creek Road Tuesday, Feb. 15. Photo: Submitted
Photo: Jensen Edwards

Greenwood applies for grant funding for new reservoir

City set to kick in roughly 25 per cent of project costs, according to council vote

Photo: Jensen Edwards
Cast members from Christina Lake through to Greenwood perform Disney’s Frozen at Grand Forks Secondary School Saturday, Feb. 12. Photo courtesy of Boundary Musical & Theatre Society

Grand Forks theatre company puts on hit production of Frozen

Parents say Boundary Musical & Theatre Society shepherded an amazing work

Cast members from Christina Lake through to Greenwood perform Disney’s Frozen at Grand Forks Secondary School Saturday, Feb. 12. Photo courtesy of Boundary Musical & Theatre Society
Most areas of the Boundary saw population increases in the past five years, according to the latest data from the 2021 census. (File photo)

Too soon to draw conclusions from Census data, says Selkirk researcher

Population shifts don’t necessarily indicate community well-being

Most areas of the Boundary saw population increases in the past five years, according to the latest data from the 2021 census. (File photo)