Laurie Tritschler

There have been no confirmed COVID cases among SD51 students since the school year got underway Sept. 10, according to School District 51. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Student absences spiked four times in Boundary schools in October

There have been no cases of COVID-19 in district schools, says Superintendent Ken Minette

There have been no confirmed COVID cases among SD51 students since the school year got underway Sept. 10, according to School District 51. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Greenwood’s Volunteer Fire Department attended a vehicle accident on Highway 3 Friday morning, Oct. 23. Photo courtesy of Mayor Barry Noll.

BREAKING — 3 accidents on Highway 3, 33 in Greenwood, Rock Creek

“The roads are absolutely horrible right now,” Midway RCMP

Greenwood’s Volunteer Fire Department attended a vehicle accident on Highway 3 Friday morning, Oct. 23. Photo courtesy of Mayor Barry Noll.
CEO Wendy Higashi said the mistake was the first miscount after a Greenwood election. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Province given wrong vote count after Greenwood byelection

Miscount first in city’s history, according to Chief Election Officer

CEO Wendy Higashi said the mistake was the first miscount after a Greenwood election. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Midway RCMP confirmed thieves broke in to South Gold Storage in Greenwood Saturday, Oct. 10. File photo

Midway RCMP looking into burglary at Greenwood storage facility

Police have recovered a stolen bicycle, but a four-wheel utility vehicle is still missing

Midway RCMP confirmed thieves broke in to South Gold Storage in Greenwood Saturday, Oct. 10. File photo
Mayor Barry Noll greeted constituents after his swearing-in ceremony at Greenwood’s McArthur Centre Wednesday evening, Oct. 21. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Mayor Noll, Councillor Seymour sworn-in at Greenwood’s McArthur Centre

A small crowd came out to watch the final act of the city’s byelection

Mayor Barry Noll greeted constituents after his swearing-in ceremony at Greenwood’s McArthur Centre Wednesday evening, Oct. 21. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Michael Daloise, formerly of Nelson Fire and Rescue, will take over Midway Fire/Rescue in mid-November. File photo

Village of Midway hires new Fire Chief

Michael Daloisewill be Midway Fire/Rescue’s first-ever paid Fire Chief

Michael Daloise, formerly of Nelson Fire and Rescue, will take over Midway Fire/Rescue in mid-November. File photo
Fire Chiefs Heriot and Osellame were recognized by the Fire Chiefs Association of B.C. Monday, Oct. 19. File photo

Boundary Fire Chiefs given top honour for fire service

Fire Chiefs Heriot and Osellame were recognized by the Fire Chiefs Association of B.C. Monday, Oct. 19

Fire Chiefs Heriot and Osellame were recognized by the Fire Chiefs Association of B.C. Monday, Oct. 19. File photo
From the left, Retired Fire Chief Dale Heriot (formerly of Grand Forks Fire/Rescue) and Fire Chief Walt Osellame (Midway Fire/Rescue) were given the FCAB’s Meritorious Achievement Award Monday, Oct. 19. File photo

Boundary Fire Chiefs given top honour for fire service

Fire Chiefs Heriot and Osellame were recognized by the Fire Chiefs Association of B.C. Monday, Oct. 19

From the left, Retired Fire Chief Dale Heriot (formerly of Grand Forks Fire/Rescue) and Fire Chief Walt Osellame (Midway Fire/Rescue) were given the FCAB’s Meritorious Achievement Award Monday, Oct. 19. File photo
Greenwood’s Legion will observe this year’s Remembrance Day, but there will be no parade on Nov. 11, 2020. Photo: Unsplash

Greenwood Legion cancels Remembrance Day parade amid pandemic restrictions

A short service will go ahead at the cenotaph, said Legion president Bob Walker

Greenwood’s Legion will observe this year’s Remembrance Day, but there will be no parade on Nov. 11, 2020. Photo: Unsplash
Grand Forks RCMP found the suspected drugs in a traffic stop last Thursday, Oct. 8. File photo

Grand Forks man arrested in massive drug seizure on Highway 3

RCMP say they found huge quantities of suspected heroin and cocaine in the man’s car

Grand Forks RCMP found the suspected drugs in a traffic stop last Thursday, Oct. 8. File photo
Grand Forks RCMP found the suspected drugs in a traffic stop last Thursday, Oct. 8. File photo

Grand Forks man arrested in massive drug seizure on Highway 3

RCMP say they found huge quantities of suspected heroin and cocaine in the man’s car

Grand Forks RCMP found the suspected drugs in a traffic stop last Thursday, Oct. 8. File photo
An MP, a regional district representative and a mayor recently came out for Boundary-Similkameen candidate Roly Russell (BC NDP). File photo

Grand Forks mayor seeks MLA who represents his community

Local MP, area representative also want strong rural voice in Victoria

An MP, a regional district representative and a mayor recently came out for Boundary-Similkameen candidate Roly Russell (BC NDP). File photo
Board of Trade president Martin Huhn said he is resigning for personal reasons. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood Board of Trade president to resign

President Martin Huhn said he would stay on until Thursday’s scheduled board meeting

Board of Trade president Martin Huhn said he is resigning for personal reasons. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Brody Peterson told The Gazette he intends to dispute tickets issued by Grand Forks RCMP at his backyard “house warming” Saturday, Oct. 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Homeowner intends to dispute COVID tickets after backyard party near Grand Forks

Brody Peterson said bands that played at his home shut down before the 11 o’clock cut off

Brody Peterson told The Gazette he intends to dispute tickets issued by Grand Forks RCMP at his backyard “house warming” Saturday, Oct. 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Midway RCMP arrest Greenwood man after Saturday night stabbing

Investigators say both the accused and the victim are known to police

Mayor-elect Noll and Councillor-elect Seymour win Greenwood byelection

Polls closed at the city’s MacArthur Centre at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10

B.C. Votes: Boundary-Similkameen candidates talk economy, climate, and ICBC

All three candidates answered questions during the virtual forum on Oct. 9.

Liberals’ Petra Veintimilla tours Midway, Greenwood, Big White

The candidate said she’d learned a lot from residents and industry leaders

Russell campaign holds Grand Forks rally

Campaign staff handed out masks and took contact-tracing information at the event

Family pets killed in Grand Forks house fire believed to be caused by turtle’s heat lamp

Investigators say a heat lamp likely started the blaze