Laurie Tritschler

Canada Rocks was last held in Grand Forks in August 2019. Photo courtesy of Chuck Varabioff

No country for Grand Forks’ Canada Rocks fest, says organizer

Festival to go ahead with star-studded ’90s night

Canada Rocks was last held in Grand Forks in August 2019. Photo courtesy of Chuck Varabioff
Highway crews at Yellowhead Road and Bridge work to clear a Christina Lake section of Highway 3 stricken by a rock slide early Wednesday, Feb. 9. Photo: Submitted

UPDATE: Crews partly re-open Highway 3 near Christina Lake

Drivers can expect some delays as crews continue their work

Highway crews at Yellowhead Road and Bridge work to clear a Christina Lake section of Highway 3 stricken by a rock slide early Wednesday, Feb. 9. Photo: Submitted
Black Press Media file

Cannabis farm turns a corner with Midway council

Village had expressed concerns about road traffic, itinerant workers

Black Press Media file
Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Ho

Midway council wants village school to stay open

Council to express its concerns in letter to Boundary school district

Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Ho
Stock image.

Spat over dogs resolved at Grand Forks court

Things got physical after a dispute over dog-leashes, says Crown

Stock image.
The driver’s case was heard at Grand Forks provincial court Tuesday, Feb. 8. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Drunk driver handed fine, driving prohibition at Grand Forks court

The accused drove onto a concrete barrier last fall, says Crown prosecutor

The driver’s case was heard at Grand Forks provincial court Tuesday, Feb. 8. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
A rockslide covers Highway 3 east of Christina Lake Wednesday, Feb. 9. Photo: Submitted

Rock slide shuts down Highway 3 near Christina Lake

No injuries, property damage after rocky hillside lets go, says highway contractor

A rockslide covers Highway 3 east of Christina Lake Wednesday, Feb. 9. Photo: Submitted
Les Johnson poses for a photo on the snowy outskirts of Grand Forks’ North Ruckle neighbourhood Friday, Feb. 4. Photo: Chris Hammett

Grand Forks man building archive of neighbourhood lost to flood

North Ruckle was bought up by the city and will be leveled to make way for dike, floodplain

Les Johnson poses for a photo on the snowy outskirts of Grand Forks’ North Ruckle neighbourhood Friday, Feb. 4. Photo: Chris Hammett
Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Ho

Midway residents rally behind embattled school

The Boundary’s school board will vote on whether or not to close the village elementary next month

Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Ho
Grand Forks’ Aquatic Centre is operated by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. Photo courtesy of Melina Van Hoogevest

Grand Forks police called to pool stand-off over COVID-19 mandate

A group of parents and children held out for around an hour before leaving peacefully

Grand Forks’ Aquatic Centre is operated by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. Photo courtesy of Melina Van Hoogevest
Grand Forks Fire/Rescue volunteers put water on a smoking North Ruckle shed Friday morning, Feb. 3. Photo: Submitted

Grand Forks fire dept. called to fire in North Ruckle

Building survived, is likely to see wrecking ball soon, according to the dept., city

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue volunteers put water on a smoking North Ruckle shed Friday morning, Feb. 3. Photo: Submitted
Gazette editor Laurie Tritschler looks up from his desk at his parents’ home on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Photo: Marion McGarry

My ankle is busted, but my spirit is unbroken

Editor at The Gazette working remotely while recovering from ankle surgery

Gazette editor Laurie Tritschler looks up from his desk at his parents’ home on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Photo: Marion McGarry
Stock image.

Rossland court sets trial for Grand Forks man accused of sexual assault

The case stems from alleged assaults in 2011, says Crown

Stock image.
Shione’s case was last heard Monday, Jan. 31 at the Supreme Court in Rossland. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Supreme Court to set trial for Grand Forks man accused of sex crimes

Andrew Shione faces two counts of sexual assault, says Crown spokesperson

Shione’s case was last heard Monday, Jan. 31 at the Supreme Court in Rossland. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Stock image.

Grand Forks man to stand trial for incest, sexual assault

Crown alleges that both offenses occurred in Grand Forks in July 2018

Stock image.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary is overseen by a board of 13 directors. Photo: Screenshot

RDKB board approves grants for Boundary-area groups, programs

Grants approved at January board meeting

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary is overseen by a board of 13 directors. Photo: Screenshot
There are currently 31 K-3 students at Midway Elementary, accordingAV to School District 51. Photo: Screenshot / sd51.bc.ca

School district gives update on potential Midway school closure

Boundary school board to decide on school’s future in March

There are currently 31 K-3 students at Midway Elementary, accordingAV to School District 51. Photo: Screenshot / sd51.bc.ca
Families wave Canadian flags at an anti-vaccine mandate demonstration in the Grand Forks area Saturday, Jan. 29. Photo: Facebook - Grand Forks Gazette

Boundary demonstrators rally for Freedom Convoy

Crowds gathered in Greenwood, Christina Lake

Families wave Canadian flags at an anti-vaccine mandate demonstration in the Grand Forks area Saturday, Jan. 29. Photo: Facebook - Grand Forks Gazette
Photo: Jensen Edwards

Greenwood bylaw officially puts garbage collection onto RDKB

The regional district started trash pick-ups in Canada’s smallest city in the new year

Photo: Jensen Edwards
Midway RCMP arrested three suspects who allegedly fled police in Oliver in this late-model Dodge Caliber. One of the suspects allegedly backed the car into a police cruiser, denting the Dodge’s rear passenger quarter-panel. Photo: Submitted

Midway Mounties make stunning roadside arrest near Rock Creek

Police use ‘spike belt’ to stop suspects’ car

Midway RCMP arrested three suspects who allegedly fled police in Oliver in this late-model Dodge Caliber. One of the suspects allegedly backed the car into a police cruiser, denting the Dodge’s rear passenger quarter-panel. Photo: Submitted