Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ Jayda Guy, who performs under the stage name “Jayda G,” poses for a snap in her adopted city of London, U.K. Photo: Facebook - Jayda G

Grand Forks’ musician up for Juno Award

Jayda G has been up for big awards two years in a row

Grand Forks’ Jayda Guy, who performs under the stage name “Jayda G,” poses for a snap in her adopted city of London, U.K. Photo: Facebook - Jayda G
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No doctor, locum at Midway Medical Clinic, says Mayor Fromme

Council stymied by unforeseeable, unmentionable circumstances, according to Fromme

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Volunteer food co-ordinator Lynda Hynes helps stack the shelf at the Boundary Community Food Bank in May 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ food bank has busy year in 2021

Vice President shares revealing stats in recent interview with The Gazette

Volunteer food co-ordinator Lynda Hynes helps stack the shelf at the Boundary Community Food Bank in May 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
A semi approaches a rock slide on Highway 3 west of Midway Monday morning, March 2. Photo: Submitted

Rock slide hits Hwy 3 west of Midway

No one hurt after rock face gives way, says highway contractor

A semi approaches a rock slide on Highway 3 west of Midway Monday morning, March 2. Photo: Submitted
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Midway RCMP arrest men in connection with break-and-enter at Rock Creek community centre

One suspect taken to RCMP detachment in Grand Forks on an arrest warrant

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The middle section of Christina Lake’s old mini mall lies in ruins after the roof caved in Monday, March 1. Photo: Facebook - Pat Johnston

Melting snow brings down part of Christina Lake mini mall

Mural destroyed in collapse, according to the mall’s owner

The middle section of Christina Lake’s old mini mall lies in ruins after the roof caved in Monday, March 1. Photo: Facebook - Pat Johnston
Marty Thomas ropes a deer who fell into the frigid Kettle River on Monday, Feb. 28. Photo courtesy of Marty Thomas

Grand Forks man saves deer from freezing Kettle River

Marty Thomas said he fell into the river while effecting the rescue

Marty Thomas ropes a deer who fell into the frigid Kettle River on Monday, Feb. 28. Photo courtesy of Marty Thomas
Roly Russell was named Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Development Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary Similkameen MLA keeps job duties after cabinet shuffle

MLA Roly Russell won the riding in the last provincial election

Roly Russell was named Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Development Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The Boundary Museum, pictured atop the Fructova Heritage Site on the western outskirts of Grand Forks, is a repository of the Kettle Valley’s history. Photo: Chris Hammett

Boundary Museum Society to ask council for money withheld from previous board

Council has restored the society’s funding, but kept back $23,000 from 2021

The Boundary Museum, pictured atop the Fructova Heritage Site on the western outskirts of Grand Forks, is a repository of the Kettle Valley’s history. Photo: Chris Hammett
Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Holingsworth

Midway residents tell school district, board not to close village school

An all parties meeting in Midway Thursday, Feb. 24, saw a frank exchange of views

Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Holingsworth
(L-R) Kendal Carnahan and Vivian Storey of Grand Forks’ Royal Canadian Legion hold up Carnahan’s prize winnings at a special presentation at Christina Lake Elementary Thursday, Feb. 24. Photo: Facebook - RCL Branch 59 Grand Forks BC

Christina Lake girl wins big at Royal Canadian Legion contests

Kendal Carnahan is the youngest contestant going back nearly a decade

(L-R) Kendal Carnahan and Vivian Storey of Grand Forks’ Royal Canadian Legion hold up Carnahan’s prize winnings at a special presentation at Christina Lake Elementary Thursday, Feb. 24. Photo: Facebook - RCL Branch 59 Grand Forks BC
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Midway council stays mum after village doc leaves practice

Last statement by Mayor Fromme says Rural Locum Program will fill in if needed

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The fate of Midway Elementary School hangs in the balance amid public consultations. File photo

West Boundary municipalities disagree about proposed school closure

Closure would see Midway elementary students, staff absorbed by Greenwood elementary

The fate of Midway Elementary School hangs in the balance amid public consultations. File photo
(L-R) Third-grader Hudson Adrian poses with fourth-graders Josh Hlookoff and Jaylen Dekteroff at last year’s Pink Shirt Day parade at Grand Forks’ Hutton Elementary. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Wear the pink shirt, and act like you mean it

A short column on bullying and what we can do to stamp it out

(L-R) Third-grader Hudson Adrian poses with fourth-graders Josh Hlookoff and Jaylen Dekteroff at last year’s Pink Shirt Day parade at Grand Forks’ Hutton Elementary. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
City council reviewed the 2022 consolidated budget at a special meeting Thursday, Feb. 17. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks city taxes to go up some, according to latest budget update

The consolidated budget funds a ‘robust’ overhaul to aging civic infrastructure, says top staffer

City council reviewed the 2022 consolidated budget at a special meeting Thursday, Feb. 17. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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West Boundary sees steep decline in break and enters

B & E’s had been steadily rising in the area, according to Midway RCMP

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(L-R) Galloway brothers Mason (10) and Dayton (eight) hold up pussy willows found in Eholt on Family Day Monday, Feb. 21. Photo courtesy of Celinda Dayton

Kids in rural Grand Forks find first pussy willows of 2022

Fuzzy buds widely hailed as first harbingers of spring

(L-R) Galloway brothers Mason (10) and Dayton (eight) hold up pussy willows found in Eholt on Family Day Monday, Feb. 21. Photo courtesy of Celinda Dayton
The Chief Forester’s decision reflected long-terms concerns for Boundary Creek, shown above. Photo: Kristie Steele

Chief forester cuts back Interfor’s harvesting blocks in West Boundary

Chief Forester Diane Nicholls published her rationale in a Feb. 10 report

The Chief Forester’s decision reflected long-terms concerns for Boundary Creek, shown above. Photo: Kristie Steele
(L-R) Greenwood mayor Barry Noll, Coun. Mark Seymour, Chief Administrative Officer Marcus Lebler, Coun. John Bolt and the West Boundary Community Forest’s (WBCF) Dan Macmaster met for a special cheque presentation Monday, Feb. 14. Photo courtesy of WBCF

West Boundary municipalities get sweeping dividends from community forest

Midway, Greenwood to use money for local projects

(L-R) Greenwood mayor Barry Noll, Coun. Mark Seymour, Chief Administrative Officer Marcus Lebler, Coun. John Bolt and the West Boundary Community Forest’s (WBCF) Dan Macmaster met for a special cheque presentation Monday, Feb. 14. Photo courtesy of WBCF
The highway contractor Yellowhead Road and Bridge has been working to clear the Christina Lake slide since Wednesday, Feb. 9. Photo courtesy of Colin Chitty

Hwy 3 to open to both lanes at Christina Lake slide overnight, on weekends

The affected stretch of road will go back to single-lane alternating traffic during the day

The highway contractor Yellowhead Road and Bridge has been working to clear the Christina Lake slide since Wednesday, Feb. 9. Photo courtesy of Colin Chitty