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Emma Lognon and Darren Amm are Selkirk College Recreation Fish and Wildlife students.

Ecological Comment: The fungus besting our pest control

Written by Selkirk College Recreation Fish and Wildlifestudents

Emma Lognon and Darren Amm are Selkirk College Recreation Fish and Wildlife students.
The Bruins are now ranked fourth in the Neil Murdoch Division, according to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. Graphic: borderbruins.ca

Grand Forks Border Bruins win at Castlegar, lose at home

The team played their last games of the season half over the Dec. 17-19 weekend

The Bruins are now ranked fourth in the Neil Murdoch Division, according to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. Graphic: borderbruins.ca
A vigil was held Monday night outside Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson’s office in memory of those who have died due to climate-change disasters. Photo: Submitted

OPINION: Vigil held in Nelson for climate-related deaths

About 70 people gathered outside MLA Brittny Anderson’s office

A vigil was held Monday night outside Nelson-Creston MLA Brittny Anderson’s office in memory of those who have died due to climate-change disasters. Photo: Submitted
The Bruins went up against the Castlegar Rebels at The Jack Saturday, Dec. 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ Bruins lose two weekend games

The Bears have won one out of 20 games so far this season

The Bruins went up against the Castlegar Rebels at The Jack Saturday, Dec. 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Mayor Brian Taylor and Michele Caskey show off the B.C. Lung Federation’s 2021 Holiday Seals Tuesday, Dec. 7. The mayor’s dog Charley was a very good girl for the photo-op. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

B.C. Lung Foundation kicks off annual Seals Campaign

Holiday seals available at Post Offices in Grand Forks, Christina Lake

Mayor Brian Taylor and Michele Caskey show off the B.C. Lung Federation’s 2021 Holiday Seals Tuesday, Dec. 7. The mayor’s dog Charley was a very good girl for the photo-op. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Bruins forward Jackson Smith (#17) lets out a triumphant yell during Saturday’s game at the Jack. Photo: Peter Kalasz

Grand Forks Bruins take down Murdoch Division leader, ending losing streak

‘It’s nice to see the boys rewarded for playing a full 60-minutes,’ says Coach Hnatiuk

Bruins forward Jackson Smith (#17) lets out a triumphant yell during Saturday’s game at the Jack. Photo: Peter Kalasz
Six-year-old Finley Kamigochi sits on Santa’s lap outside the Kettle River Museum Saturday, Dec. 4. Photo courtesy of Mike Daloise, Chief at Midway Fire and Rescue

Santa stops for museum visit with Midway children

The Midway Community Association was joined by the fire dept, RCMP detachment

Six-year-old Finley Kamigochi sits on Santa’s lap outside the Kettle River Museum Saturday, Dec. 4. Photo courtesy of Mike Daloise, Chief at Midway Fire and Rescue
Gallery 2’s Bronwen Bird sets up a photo using camera equipment funded by the Phoenix Foundation. Photo courtesy of Tina Bryan

Phoenix Foundation supports online programming at Gallery 2

Gallery announces Civic Arts Grants recipients for year ahead

Gallery 2’s Bronwen Bird sets up a photo using camera equipment funded by the Phoenix Foundation. Photo courtesy of Tina Bryan
Rock Creek and Boundary Fair Association members pose for a photo at their AGM Nov. 17. Back row (L-R): Kelly McIver, Larry Kost (Vice President), Art Harfman, Pierre Sinclaire, Debra Pownall (Treasurer), Glenda Corbett, Ed Barnett Front row (L-R): Tony Kost, Rachel Lautard (Secretary), Ilana Fraser, Dean Corbett (President). Photo courtesy of Lisa Sims

Rock Creek Fall Fair Association looking forward to 2022 after AGM

This year’s fair was scrapped amid changing COVID-19 safety orders

Rock Creek and Boundary Fair Association members pose for a photo at their AGM Nov. 17. Back row (L-R): Kelly McIver, Larry Kost (Vice President), Art Harfman, Pierre Sinclaire, Debra Pownall (Treasurer), Glenda Corbett, Ed Barnett Front row (L-R): Tony Kost, Rachel Lautard (Secretary), Ilana Fraser, Dean Corbett (President). Photo courtesy of Lisa Sims
The third annual Festival of Trees runs until Dec. 11. Photo courtesy of Tina Bryan

Grand Forks’ Gallery 2 springs into winter

Gallery hosting third annual Festival of Trees

The third annual Festival of Trees runs until Dec. 11. Photo courtesy of Tina Bryan
Choral Society members smile for the camera during a break from singing at Grand Forks’ Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Fenn

Grand Forks Choral Society to stage Christmas Comeback

Screening to feature virtual Christmas concert, a capella performances

Choral Society members smile for the camera during a break from singing at Grand Forks’ Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Fenn
The Bruins nearly tied Friday night’s game against the Nelson Leafs. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks Bruins lose weekend home games

Bears acquitted themselves well against Nelson, went down hard against Beaver Valley

The Bruins nearly tied Friday night’s game against the Nelson Leafs. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
L.P. Martin and Nick Kliener take a break from bucking fallen trees. Photo courtesy of the Forest Enhancement Society of BC

Wildfire risk reduced to protect Kootenay ‘jewel’

Project follows a trying wildfire season, says WBCF manager Dan Macmaster

L.P. Martin and Nick Kliener take a break from bucking fallen trees. Photo courtesy of the Forest Enhancement Society of BC
The Bruins’ Ray Warrack is stopped by Thundercats’ goalie Harmon Laser-Hume at the Jack Sunday, Sept. 19. Photo: Peter Kalasz

Grand Forks Border Bruins lose hard-fought games over weekend

The Bruins have four more exhibition games before the regular season

The Bruins’ Ray Warrack is stopped by Thundercats’ goalie Harmon Laser-Hume at the Jack Sunday, Sept. 19. Photo: Peter Kalasz
Registered Nurse Lindsay Erlandson holds a free Naloxone Kit after demonstrating how to use one. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

First Nations educators to host web talks on opioid crisis, addiction

This week’s webinars supported by Grand Forks Community Action Team

Registered Nurse Lindsay Erlandson holds a free Naloxone Kit after demonstrating how to use one. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Nisga’a dancer Rosita Martinez takes part in a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in June. The RDKB will observe a federal holiday created commemorate the legacy of residential schools in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

RDKB to close for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The local government will shut its offices and facilities on Sept. 30.

Nisga’a dancer Rosita Martinez takes part in a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in June. The RDKB will observe a federal holiday created commemorate the legacy of residential schools in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Tara Howse is running for the Green Party in South Okanagan - West Kootenay. Photo: Campaign website

Election 2021: Tara Howse — Green Party candidate for South Okanagan – West Kootenay

Howse is a founding member of the BC Climate Alliance

Tara Howse is running for the Green Party in South Okanagan - West Kootenay. Photo: Campaign website
Richard Cannings is running for the NDP in South Okanagan - West Kootenay. Photo: Campaign website
Richard Cannings is running for the NDP in South Okanagan - West Kootenay. Photo: Campaign website
The White Rock Lake wildfire, seen here on Aug. 24. Photo: Roger Knox
The White Rock Lake wildfire, seen here on Aug. 24. Photo: Roger Knox
The KBFA is an agricultural extension program that supports local food producers. Photo: kbfc.ca

Boundary farmers, ranchers invited to fun field days

The Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors are co-ordinating two events in the Boundary and West Kootenays this month

The KBFA is an agricultural extension program that supports local food producers. Photo: kbfc.ca