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St. Columba to close church in Greenwood

The St. Columba congregation and Greenwood United Church Women’s group will continue to be active in the West Boundary.

Jeniece Scott (left) presents a cheque to Ann Mudrie of the Greenwood Library for $1

Credit Union gives generously

Two lucky Greenwood non-profit groups were the recipients of over $3,500 in funding from the Greenwood Heritage Credit Union this month.

Jeniece Scott (left) presents a cheque to Ann Mudrie of the Greenwood Library for $1
Midway resident John Fair was the winner of the BC Association of Farmers “Ode to a Farmer” poetry contest for the Thompson Okanagan region. The contest celebrated Farmers Appreciation Week fro Sept. 12-18. The contest received almost a hundred entries from across the province.

John Fair’s poem the winning kind

Midway resident John Fair has been chosen as the Thompson Okanagan winner in the Ode To a Farmer poetry contest.

Midway resident John Fair was the winner of the BC Association of Farmers “Ode to a Farmer” poetry contest for the Thompson Okanagan region. The contest celebrated Farmers Appreciation Week fro Sept. 12-18. The contest received almost a hundred entries from across the province.

Village of Midway awarded Rural Dividend grant

The Village of Midway gets $11,858 to create a unique brand identity and marketing tools for business and tourism.

4H members at Mission Hill: Marijka van Kuik

Busiest month for 4-H club

Boundary C members were chosen to help out at the Mission Hill Winery during the Duke and Duchess’s visit to Kelowna on Sept. 27.

4H members at Mission Hill: Marijka van Kuik

Davidson honoured for woodlot management

The province is recognizing Bob and Dan Davidson of Rock Creek for innovation and excellence in woodlot management.

The Greenwood branch of the Royal Canadian Legion made a significant donation to the annual Cops for Kids ride recently. The Legion donated $500 to the fundraiser

Legion makes Cops For Kids donation

The Greenwood branch of the Royal Canadian Legion made a significant donation to the annual Cops for Kids ride recently.

The Greenwood branch of the Royal Canadian Legion made a significant donation to the annual Cops for Kids ride recently. The Legion donated $500 to the fundraiser

Boundary Hospital needs more beds

I hope my rant has made you think and be aware of our local health crisis and bed shortage! writes Pat Aitken.

F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow

F-35A to debut in Canada at Abbotsford International Airshow

See the F-35A on display at Abbotsford International Airshow – August 12-14, 2016.

F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow
Riders enjoyed this year’s Ranch Horse Campout

4-H clubs prepare for fair

Members have been busy with parade, clinic and campout but no other events are scheduled until Achievement Day

Riders enjoyed this year’s Ranch Horse Campout
Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Martial artists compete in tournament

Boundary Taekwondo Club competed in a tournament on June 4 in Nelson

The first annual Boundary Central Secondary School trail race was a huge success. Nearly 100 from elementary and high school kids to teacher and community members took part in the event.   The race started at Boundary Central (BCSS) and then up to the Midway trails; red to orange and then down the Pitt Run and then back to BCSS for a total 5.5 kilometese.   There was some very fast times. First overall were brothers Regan and Eric Christison with an impressive time of 24.05 minutes. Fastest female runner overall was Hannah Haprur with a time of 29.21.  First place

BCSS Spring Runoff Race a huge success

Nearly 100 students from elementary and high school kids to teacher and community members took part in the event.

The first annual Boundary Central Secondary School trail race was a huge success. Nearly 100 from elementary and high school kids to teacher and community members took part in the event.   The race started at Boundary Central (BCSS) and then up to the Midway trails; red to orange and then down the Pitt Run and then back to BCSS for a total 5.5 kilometese.   There was some very fast times. First overall were brothers Regan and Eric Christison with an impressive time of 24.05 minutes. Fastest female runner overall was Hannah Haprur with a time of 29.21.  First place

4-H members get ready for parade

Club busy but looking forward to participating in Canada Day in Rock Creek.

The Knights of Columbus Council  13040 presented two Catholic youths—Kari Durban (right) of Greenwood and Kimberly Faminoff (left) of Midway—both with a $500 bursary. Father John and Grand Knight Andy Stefanelli on behalf of all our brother knights wish the two all the best the future.

Knights bestow bursaries

Two youth presented with a $500 bursary from the Knights of Columbus Council 13040.

The Knights of Columbus Council  13040 presented two Catholic youths—Kari Durban (right) of Greenwood and Kimberly Faminoff (left) of Midway—both with a $500 bursary. Father John and Grand Knight Andy Stefanelli on behalf of all our brother knights wish the two all the best the future.
Myncaster School built 1911 – dismantled 1946.

Teacher recalls Wentbridge School

Community Chronicles column by Stephanie Boltz of the Kettle River Museum.

Myncaster School built 1911 – dismantled 1946.
Participants posed for a group photo. From left: Kathleen Egeland

Experience of a lifetime

Recently I have had the opportunity to attend Provincial Club Week, recounts Ashley Vegh.

Participants posed for a group photo. From left: Kathleen Egeland
Kim Faminoff (left) and Thao Atkinson bid farewell to the Boundary Guiding unit as they head off for school in the fall.

Guiding unit says farewell to Rangers

The unit said farewell to two third-year Rangers Kim Faminoff and Thao Atkinson.

Kim Faminoff (left) and Thao Atkinson bid farewell to the Boundary Guiding unit as they head off for school in the fall.
Rob Payne

BYELECTION 2016: Rob Payne

Rob Payne is a candidate in the City of Greenwood 2016 byelection.

Rob Payne
Gerry Shaw

BYELECTION 2016: Gerry Shaw

Gerry Shaw is a candidate in the City of Greenwood 2016 byelection.

Gerry Shaw