Local News

MP Wayne Stetski officially nominated as NDP candidate for Kootenay-Columbia riding

The federal election is coming up next October

  • Nov 22, 2018

Hunters fined $14,000 for illegal harvesting

Guns, carcasses seized after two bighorn sheep killed out of season on mining property

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Highlights from the 2019 Federal Budget

Columbia Basin Trust announces grant for technology upgrades

The deadline for organizations to apply is Dec. 17

Grand Forks to receive business recovery funds post-flood

The community will receive two Rural Dividends grants for a total of $655,000.

Letter: English town remembers Grand Forks on anniversary of Armistice

Phillip Morris writes from Shrewsbury, England.

  • Nov 18, 2018

Forestry workers set to begin job action in Kootenays

Operations in Castlegar, Cranbrook, Galloway, Elko, Radium, Golden may see job action this week.

Grand Forks high school students remember

The school and the Legion joined for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony.

Grand Forks daycare now part of universal childcare program

The spaces will now cost a maximum of $200 per month.

Public invited to annual watershed meeting at Christina Lake

Learn more about invasive species and management planning at Christina Lake.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Christina Lake teacher recognized for excellence in education

The provincial music teachers’ award is “a huge honour.”

Boundary Peace Initiative hosts conference in Grand Forks

The conference featured Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs.

USW forestry workers headed for mediation

738 workers in East Kootenay, a further 175 in West Kootenay

Shorter hours announced for Nelway, Carson border crossings

The crossings will close at 8 p.m. beginning Nov. 26

Caribou maternity pen project nears its end by Revelstoke

Experts say work needs to continue to prevent extinction

Interactive map documents accidental deaths in Kootenay Boundary region

The research hopes to save lives in motor vehicle, recreational and drowning accidents

Conservatiave nomination won by four votes

Columbia Valley’s Wendy Booth loses to Morrison for Conservative nomination by four votes

Taylor excited to lead Grand Forks council for fourth term

Taylor said he and his team will hit the ground running

Planned Fortis outage in rural Grand Forks Friday

The outage is scheduled to last under three hours.