Laurie Tritschler

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Greenwood fire dept. to host Halloween fundraiser

Participants are asked to make donations to Boundary cat shelter, food bank, as well as the department

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A pair of Great Horn owlets pose majestically on their way to a rehabilitation centre outside the Boundary. Photo: Submitted

West Boundary man fined for keeping baby owls in his home

Investigating Conservation Officer says the man had the birds for two months

A pair of Great Horn owlets pose majestically on their way to a rehabilitation centre outside the Boundary. Photo: Submitted
New COVID-19 infections are shown across local health areas in the Interior and Kootenay regions for the week of Oct. 10 - 16. Illustration: BC Centre for Disease Control

New COVID cases double over Boundary

New cases slumped across the East Kootenay, according to the BC CDC’s latest numbers

New COVID-19 infections are shown across local health areas in the Interior and Kootenay regions for the week of Oct. 10 - 16. Illustration: BC Centre for Disease Control
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January vandal gets suspended sentence at Grand Forks provincial court

The vandal targeted a number of cars and businesses last January, the court heard

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Wright was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 20. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks thief to serve jail sentence at Trail RCMP

Edward “Joe” Wright to serve series of weekend jail stays

Wright was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 20. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Attorney General David Eby. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Minister Eby to visit Grand Forks in November

Visit announced at council chambers Monday, Oct. 18

Attorney General David Eby. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Martin O’Brien (front left) makes notes on a legal pad during Monday’s hearing, overseen by Inquiry Officer Nerys Poole, (back right). Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Expropriation hearing wraps up at Grand Forks’ Gallery 2

The hearing will decide if the city can build flood works without taking full or part ownership of a North Ruckle property

Martin O’Brien (front left) makes notes on a legal pad during Monday’s hearing, overseen by Inquiry Officer Nerys Poole, (back right). Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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City of Greenwood to contribute to rebuilding Lytton

City resolution passes days before controversial ruling by Transport Safety Board

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Fire Chief Mike Daloise said area residents brought Saturday’s wildfire under control very quickly. Photo: Submitted

Wildfire torches hillside near Rock Creek

No one hurt after area residents halted the flames Saturday afternoon

Fire Chief Mike Daloise said area residents brought Saturday’s wildfire under control very quickly. Photo: Submitted
No one was hurt when this single-engine Cessna overshot the runway along the Canada-U.S. border Sunday, Oct. 17. Photo: Submitted

American plane makes hard landing near Christina Lake

Christina Lake Fire Rescue makes quick response on Cascade side of Canada-U.S. border

No one was hurt when this single-engine Cessna overshot the runway along the Canada-U.S. border Sunday, Oct. 17. Photo: Submitted
A minivan stands right-side-up after taking a short trip down a slope off of Highway 3, near Midway Sunday, Oct. 17. Photo: Submitted

Runaway minivan rolls off Hwy. 3 near Midway

Details still unclear after the vehicle wheeled off a flat stretch of road, with no one inside

A minivan stands right-side-up after taking a short trip down a slope off of Highway 3, near Midway Sunday, Oct. 17. Photo: Submitted
Border Bruins forward Ethan Gourley goes up against Golden Rockets defenceman Sasa Jirousek at Friday’s game at the Jack (Oct. 15). Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Border Bruins lose to Rockets at Grand Forks

‘We’re getting better every week,’ says Bruins Head Coach

Border Bruins forward Ethan Gourley goes up against Golden Rockets defenceman Sasa Jirousek at Friday’s game at the Jack (Oct. 15). Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Whitetail deer are especially vulnerable to the deadly wasting disease known as blue tongue, according to wildlife veterinarian Caely Thacker. Photo: Pixabay

Wasting disease kills off urban deer in Grand Forks

The disease known as bluetongue was first seen in area bighorn sheep this summer

Whitetail deer are especially vulnerable to the deadly wasting disease known as blue tongue, according to wildlife veterinarian Caely Thacker. Photo: Pixabay
Tamara Lovett lights up the engine bay with her beaming smile during a September 2020 practice. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Women firefighters of the Boundary series: Midway

From 911 calls to Santa runs, Tamara Lovett is glad she joined

Tamara Lovett lights up the engine bay with her beaming smile during a September 2020 practice. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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Grand Forks Rotary Club scraps Halloween bonfire

Kettle corn fundraiser to go ahead at Aquatic Centre

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A Yellow Head Road and Bridge worker looks over a ruined RV on Highway 33, roughly between Beaverdell and Westbridge Tuesday, Oct. 13. Photo: Submitted

Motorist gets 3-month driving suspension after Hwy 33 collision totals RV

Midway RCMP suspect the driver had been drinking before the collision

A Yellow Head Road and Bridge worker looks over a ruined RV on Highway 33, roughly between Beaverdell and Westbridge Tuesday, Oct. 13. Photo: Submitted
A tow truck driver hauls a trailer knocked over in a Highway 3 collision west of Grand Forks Wednesday, Oct. 12. The driver whose SUV came into collision with the trailer said she’d been distracted by the sign on the right-hand sign. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Driver blames ‘Jesus sign’ after Highway 3 collision

The sign quotes a verse from the New Testament

A tow truck driver hauls a trailer knocked over in a Highway 3 collision west of Grand Forks Wednesday, Oct. 12. The driver whose SUV came into collision with the trailer said she’d been distracted by the sign on the right-hand sign. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Discover Border Country Realty owner Flec Demmon, the office secretary Karen Macland and Coats for Kids founder Sharon Marshall pose for a photo outside the office shortly before Thanksgiving. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary-wide Coats for Kids drive to be ‘best year ever,’ says founder

Winter gear will be made available to anyone in need starting Nov. 12

(L-R) Discover Border Country Realty owner Flec Demmon, the office secretary Karen Macland and Coats for Kids founder Sharon Marshall pose for a photo outside the office shortly before Thanksgiving. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Lt. Lee Nermo shows Perley kids what happens when you uncover a grease fire that’s been left on a hot element. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue brings Fire Prevention Week to city schools

Stunning demonstrations follow fire safety lessons by Dep. Chief Piché, Lt. Nermo

Lt. Lee Nermo shows Perley kids what happens when you uncover a grease fire that’s been left on a hot element. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Perley Elementary’s Sharon Peron thanked a long list of community sponsors whose generosity made the Re-Wilding Centre a reality. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Appreciation ceremony inaugurates Re-Wilding Centre at Grand Forks elementary

Dr. D. A. Perley’s Sharon Peron thanked community leaders and school colleagues for their help getting the project off the ground

Perley Elementary’s Sharon Peron thanked a long list of community sponsors whose generosity made the Re-Wilding Centre a reality. Photo: Laurie Tritschler