Craig Lindsay

Waiving of tipping fees extended for fire victims

People affected by the Rock Creek fire will be given an extension on the waiving of fees for fire-affected debris taken to the landfill.

Reuse centre at the West Boundary Landfill will be closing.

Also closing are reuse centres in McKelvey Creek Landfill (Trail) and the Grand Forks Landfill.

New project manager hired for Kettle River Watershed Management Plan

Jessica Mace will be taking over as project manager. Watt, however, will be staying on as an advisor with the project.

Founders Day 2016 planning underway

The Founders Day event was started by Merlin Phelps in 1987 in honour of the 90th anniversary of the incorporation of Greenwood as a city.

Area E meeting draws feedback

Local residents had plenty of questions and feedback for Area E/West Boundary Director Vicki Gee at a town hall meeting March 3.

App a new communication tool

Briefs from the School District 51 regular meeting Feb. 9.

GFSS junior girls beat Boundary Central and Castlegar to cap busy week

The Grand Forks Secondary junior girls have put together two strong wins in a row.

Bored Room Bistro, Yellow Door honoured with awards

Top businesses were honoured at the 2015 Community Futures Boundary Business Excellence and Community Awards.

UPDATED 1pm – Smoky skies advisory for area; smoke expected to remain until shift in weather

Smoke is persisting in the valleys Sunday morning. The smoke is the result of numerous fires in the region

Emergency crews urge GF residents to remain calm but ready

John MacLean, RDKB CAO, led a public meeting at Grand Forks Secondary School tonight (Thursday) regarding the wildfire situation

Rock Creek Wildfire update – The Evacuation Order for parts of the Rock Creek Fire area has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert

Important news and information regarding the Rock Creek wildfire updated as quickly as possible.

Boundary residents pull together to help evacuees

The wildfire west of Rock Creek is still 0 per cent contained and is an estimated 2,500 hectares.

Update – Wildfire near Rock Creek closes both Highway 3 and 33

There is an 800 hectare wildfire burning west of Rock Creek. Several areas have been evacuated.

School District 51 sets budget

The budget for next year was approved at the regular board meeting on June 9 at the board office in Grand Forks.

In her shoes

A round-table workshop to allow participants to experience and understand the challenges faced by abused women was help at the BWRC.

Boundary’s top cop transfers

Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison has been transferred to a position reporting to Kelowna.

Realty sales are on the upswing

Cindy Anthony of Grand Forks Realty says that home sales in the Boundary are picking up.

ReStore open in Grand Forks

Habitat for Humanity has opened a ReStore in Grand Forks - check them out at 136 Sagamore Road.

Festival approved in GF

CannaFest will feature popular ’80s rockers such as Headpins, Prism, Streetheart and Lou Gramm of Foreigner.

Bronze at regionals

Senior Girls basketball action at the zone finals.