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Councillor Everett Baker and area D/rural Grand Forks director Danna O'Donnell pose for a picture with the newly acquired fire engine. (Photo submitted by Everett Baker)

RDKB acquires new fire truck for North Fork fire hall in Grand Forks

The new vehicle has been added to the Grand Forks fleet of emergency response vehicles

 

The food packs include a variety of healthy foods, including fresh produce. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks Food bank keeps kids fed all summer long

The “After the Bell” program provides healthy foods to children during the summer

 

The Boundary Museum & Interpretive Centre stands at the Fructova Site owned by the Doukhobors' Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ. Photo: Facebook - Boundary Museum Society

Grand Forks city council receives update from Boundary Museum

The museum reopened in May after several years of closures

 

Les Folles Jambettes perform at the Canada Day celebration at the Boundary Museum (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks celebrates Canada Day at Boundary Museum

The day’s festivities also included a parade and pancake breakfast

Les Folles Jambettes perform at the Canada Day celebration at the Boundary Museum (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
(Brennan Phillips- Western News)

VIDEO: Explosions heard as fire rips through Penticton home

Crews responded to the blaze just before 4:30 on Wednesday, June 22

(Brennan Phillips- Western News)

Testing reveals unsafe radon levels in Grand Forks homes

Grand Forks council received a presentation revealing radon levels in homes

Principal Brian Foy greeted the graduates as they made their way to the stage. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks Secondary School Class of 2022 celebrate with ceremony and parade

Grads had an in-person ceremony at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena for the first time since 2019

Principal Brian Foy greeted the graduates as they made their way to the stage. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
Grand Forks council met with Interior Health representatives on June 13 to discuss staffing concerns at the Boundary District Hospital. (Interior Health logo)

Grand Forks city council discusses hospital staffing with Interior Health

The inpatient area of the Boundary District Hospital was closed on March 23 due to safety reasons

Grand Forks council met with Interior Health representatives on June 13 to discuss staffing concerns at the Boundary District Hospital. (Interior Health logo)
Payton Maffioli poses with Miss Teen BC 2021, Marina Wang. (Photo submitted by Payton Maffioli)

Grand Forks student crowned first runner up at Miss Teen B.C. pageant

Payton Maffioli will be at the Miss Teen Canada competition this summer in Toronto

Payton Maffioli poses with Miss Teen BC 2021, Marina Wang. (Photo submitted by Payton Maffioli)
The Piranhas Swim Club won the swim meet on June 5. (Photo submitted by Piranhas Swim Club)

Grand Forks Piranhas host and win swim meet

The Piranhas swim club was eager to race competitively after a two-year hold on swim meets

The Piranhas Swim Club won the swim meet on June 5. (Photo submitted by Piranhas Swim Club)
For the second time in two weeks, residents of Beatrice Street in Grand Forks were ordered to evacuate on May 31, 2020. (Gazette File photo)

RDKB downgrades Emergency Operations Centre to Level 1 for Boundary region

Conditions are still being monitored, and 10 Grand Forks properties remain on evacuation alert

For the second time in two weeks, residents of Beatrice Street in Grand Forks were ordered to evacuate on May 31, 2020. (Gazette File photo)
Gage Dickson riding in a race at the provincial competition in Langford, B.C. (Photo credit Sheldon Weigel)

GFSS mountain bike team attends provincials in Langford

Coach hopes to expand the team in years to come

Gage Dickson riding in a race at the provincial competition in Langford, B.C. (Photo credit Sheldon Weigel)
Campbell Riverite Chelsea Cheeba was attacked by an eagle in Campbell River. Photo courtesy Chelsea Cheeba

B.C. eagle lover ‘dive bombed’ by bald eagle on Vancouver Island

Woman sustained injuries to her head in incident

Campbell Riverite Chelsea Cheeba was attacked by an eagle in Campbell River. Photo courtesy Chelsea Cheeba
An off-duty Penticton RCMP officer rescued a two-year-old child stuck in a Naramata Lake on May 28.

Toddler who fell in lake saved by off-duty Penticton Mountie

The child was having trouble staying afloat in the cold water

An off-duty Penticton RCMP officer rescued a two-year-old child stuck in a Naramata Lake on May 28.
The GFSS Wolves pose for a picture after winning the provincial championships. (Photo credit Roly Russell)

GFSS Wolves ultimate Frisbee team wins provincial championships

‘’This little town, out of nowhere, comes down to the Lower Mainland and takes the provincial title.’

The GFSS Wolves pose for a picture after winning the provincial championships. (Photo credit Roly Russell)
Telus and Koodo customers have been alerted to a 911 disruption Monday afternoon, May 30, 2022. (File photo)
Telus and Koodo customers have been alerted to a 911 disruption Monday afternoon, May 30, 2022. (File photo)
Students participated in a variety of athletic activities at the track meet, including shot put. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Perley Elementary students participate in track meet

Intermediate students were excited to participate after a two-year hiatus

Students participated in a variety of athletic activities at the track meet, including shot put. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
The two-day conference will provide education on substance use and mental health for families. (Photo courtesy of Paul Archer)

Grand Forks set to host conference on substance use

The Compassion in Action Community Conference will be held in Grand Forks on June 24 and 25

The two-day conference will provide education on substance use and mental health for families. (Photo courtesy of Paul Archer)
Flood waters surround a farm in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Province extends deadline for flood-recovery help for farmers

Farmers now have two extra months to start submitting costs for cleanup and repairs

Flood waters surround a farm in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
A sign posted at the Christina Lake public beach notifying residents of the campground plan. (Danna O'Donnell/Facebook)

Province delays plans for Christina Lake campground in face of opposition

Nothing will happen until 2023, after a consultation process

A sign posted at the Christina Lake public beach notifying residents of the campground plan. (Danna O'Donnell/Facebook)