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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)
The Grand Forks and District Public Library is receiving COVID-19 relief funding. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

B.C. libraries to receive COVID-19 relief funding

The funding will go towards enhancing library services that may have been affected by the pandemic

The Grand Forks and District Public Library is receiving COVID-19 relief funding. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
The class of 2020 started the graduation parade tradtion during the first year of the pandemic. Gazette file photo

GFSS class of 2022 prepares for grad ceremonies

The grads will be participating in a parade, as did the two previous classes

The class of 2020 started the graduation parade tradtion during the first year of the pandemic. Gazette file photo
Midway RCMP clarified that a traffic stop was conducted just outside of Greenwood at the time of the incident. (File photo/Black Press Media)

RCMP confirm Mountie who pulled over driver in Midway was not an imposter

A woman claimed, on social media, she was pulled over by a police impersonator outside of Greenwood

Midway RCMP clarified that a traffic stop was conducted just outside of Greenwood at the time of the incident. (File photo/Black Press Media)
Gallery 2 will undergo restorations throughout the summer. (Tina Bryan/Contributed)

Grand Forks art gallery undergoes summer restorations

The historical building will receive exterior window and masonry restoration

Gallery 2 will undergo restorations throughout the summer. (Tina Bryan/Contributed)
Grand Forks police outline priorities for coming year. (File photo)

Grand Forks police to step up traffic stops

Sergeant Darryl Peppler spoke to council on May 9

Grand Forks police outline priorities for coming year. (File photo)
Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Kathleen Saylors

Grand Forks councillor acknowledges sex trafficking as a local problem

Council receives an overview from provincial advocate

Grand Forks City Hall. Photo: Kathleen Saylors
Plaques made by Walker Development Centre students mark Red Dress Day (Walker Development Centre/Contributed)

Grand Forks students honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Students displayed red dresses to mark May 5

Plaques made by Walker Development Centre students mark Red Dress Day (Walker Development Centre/Contributed)
The Boundary Community Food Bank provides a variety of products to those in need. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Shelves are always stocked at Boundary Community Food Bank

Community members enjoy tour of facility

The Boundary Community Food Bank provides a variety of products to those in need. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
The annual fundraiser was held from 10a.m. to 12p.m. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
The annual fundraiser was held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 7. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)

Boundary Community Food Bank hosts annual plant sale

All funds raised will go towards resources for the food bank.

The annual fundraiser was held from 10a.m. to 12p.m. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
The annual fundraiser was held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 7. (Audrey Gunn/Grand Forks Gazette)
Students had the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, including a ride on this crane lift. (Audrey Gunn, Grand Forks Gazette)

Students learn about firefighting with Grand Forks team

The day’s activities involved lots of hands-on learning

Students had the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, including a ride on this crane lift. (Audrey Gunn, Grand Forks Gazette)
The Mother’s Day Walk for Peace has brought together people from both sides of the border annually since 1983. (Photo: Mother’s Day Walk for Peace)

Mother’s Day Walk for Peace crosses borders after hiatus

The annual event has been held virtually recently due to COVID restrictions

The Mother’s Day Walk for Peace has brought together people from both sides of the border annually since 1983. (Photo: Mother’s Day Walk for Peace)
A young Ukrainian child watches as helpers with Hope for the Nation in Romania hand out grocery cards to families who fled the war in Ukraine. (Facebook/ Hope for the Nation)

Abbotsford couple back in Romania to help Ukrainian refugees after ‘miracle’ recovery

‘If you don’t push yourself to help others during a war, when will you push yourself?’

A young Ukrainian child watches as helpers with Hope for the Nation in Romania hand out grocery cards to families who fled the war in Ukraine. (Facebook/ Hope for the Nation)
The Creston RCMP have addressed reports of an assault circulating on social media. (Stock Photo)

Creston RCMP address alleged assault behind grocery store amid social media posts

Facebook posts speculated on an attack that occurred behind a local grocery store

The Creston RCMP have addressed reports of an assault circulating on social media. (Stock Photo)
Sayward is 74 km north of Campbell River. Photo courtesy Google Maps

Pilot dies in helicopter crash on northern Vancouver Island

Investigators deployed to Sayward following ‘collision with terrain of a helicopter’ — TSB

Sayward is 74 km north of Campbell River. Photo courtesy Google Maps