Grand Forks

Frank Duralia, 82, waited in a hospital bed at the Boundary District Hospital in Grand Forks with a broken hip for 59 hours before an ambulance transported him to Trail for surgery. (Credit: Marion Duralia)

‘Excruciating pain’: Grand Forks man waited 59 hours with broken hip for ambulance transfer

Rural hospital lost its in-patient services in March due to a staffing shortage

 

As one of B.C.’s larger Community Futures, the Boundary team works to support local small businesses and individuals looking for a place in the workforce and in the regional economy. Photo by Chris Hammett

‘A resounding success story:’ Community Futures Boundary celebrates 30 years

Community + business leaders mark the milestone at the Grand Forks Art Gallery Oct. 20

  • Nov 1, 2022

 

Marj Bekker, one of the founding members of the Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store, celebrates 60 years of volunteering. (Contributed photo to Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary founding member celebrates 60 years

Grand Forks Hospital Auxiliary is Celebrating the 60-year anniversary of one of…

 

FILE – Old Hardy View Lodge in Grand Forks. (Grand Forks Gazette file photo)

MOU signed with province to replace Hardy View Lodge shelter in Grand Forks

The B.C. government and city of Grand Forks are one step closer…

FILE – Old Hardy View Lodge in Grand Forks. (Grand Forks Gazette file photo)
Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).

Couple with big plans buys abandoned gold mine in Grand Forks

The Yankee Boy Mine is currently undergoing restoration to be open to the public

Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).
Join in on the fun of the Grand Forks Fall Fair on Sept. 3 and 4, and Rock Creek’s Fall Fair and Rodeo on Sept. 17 and 18! Charnley v. Wyk photo/courtesy Boundary Tourism

Fall Fairs in Boundary Country

Boundary Country is a landscape of rolling hills, refreshing bodies of water…

  • Aug 22, 2022
Join in on the fun of the Grand Forks Fall Fair on Sept. 3 and 4, and Rock Creek’s Fall Fair and Rodeo on Sept. 17 and 18! Charnley v. Wyk photo/courtesy Boundary Tourism
In Grand Forks, you’ll have endless possibilities for fun in the sun this summer!

Sunny summer days were made for a big adventures in Grand Forks

There’s no shortage of fun to be had this summer in Grand…

  • Jul 11, 2022
In Grand Forks, you’ll have endless possibilities for fun in the sun this summer!
At the Kettle River Museum, attractions include the restored Canadian Pacific Railway caboose and original Station House, housing exhibits commemorating the steam railway era of southern B.C. Darren Robinson photo / Boundary Country

Discover the treasures of Boundary Country’s museums

Pioneer tales, rail road stations and echoes of storied pasts; you might…

  • May 3, 2022
At the Kettle River Museum, attractions include the restored Canadian Pacific Railway caboose and original Station House, housing exhibits commemorating the steam railway era of southern B.C. Darren Robinson photo / Boundary Country
Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks Aug. 4 to 6 with bands like Our Lady Peace, Big Wreck, 54-40, April Wine, Theory of a Deadman and Bachman/Cummings set to perform.

Grand Forks is ready to rock this summer!

Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks this year. Thousands of festival-goers…

  • Apr 19, 2022
Canada Rock Fest returns to Grand Forks Aug. 4 to 6 with bands like Our Lady Peace, Big Wreck, 54-40, April Wine, Theory of a Deadman and Bachman/Cummings set to perform.
Heavy equipment operators prepare a McCallum View Drive hilltop Wednesday, March 30. Two North Ruckle homes will be moved to the site in early April. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Development permit granted for Grand Forks home moves

Homes will be taken off their foundations in North Ruckle and moved across town

Heavy equipment operators prepare a McCallum View Drive hilltop Wednesday, March 30. Two North Ruckle homes will be moved to the site in early April. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Canada Rocks was last held in Grand Forks in August 2019. Photo: Facebook - Canada Rocks Fest

Grand Forks council, Varabioff finalize arrangements ahead of Canada Rocks Fest

This August’s festival will be the first outdoor festival since the COVID

Canada Rocks was last held in Grand Forks in August 2019. Photo: Facebook - Canada Rocks Fest
Photo: Kathleen Saylors

Planning committee to direct Grand Forks’ 125th-anniversary

Councillors to join civic leaders as grand event takes shape

Photo: Kathleen Saylors
Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Hollingsworth

Committee to Save MES appeals school board decision

Appeal calls for a working group to join school board, district in finding alternatives to closing MES

Midway residents gather at the village elementary school Sunday, Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Tasha Hollingsworth
The North Fork firehall last made headlines after Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s successful recruitment drive in May 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks fire dept hopes for new truck

The department’s latest addition would replace an older vehicle at its North Fork station

The North Fork firehall last made headlines after Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s successful recruitment drive in May 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Grand Forks' Mayor Brian Taylor, MLA Roly Russell and Coun. Everett Baker met at Boundary Hospital Friday, March 25. Photo courtesy of Sarah Leslie

Elected leaders in Grand Forks unite behind Boundary Hospital

Housing, education and stress cited as factors behind the hospital’s nursing shortage

(L-R) Grand Forks' Mayor Brian Taylor, MLA Roly Russell and Coun. Everett Baker met at Boundary Hospital Friday, March 25. Photo courtesy of Sarah Leslie
The accused was due to stand trial at Grand Forks’ provincial courthouse on March 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Crown stays drug charges against Greenwood man

Accused had pleaded not guilty to three counts of trafficking

The accused was due to stand trial at Grand Forks’ provincial courthouse on March 10. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
These nine trout cost a Manitoba duo $345 each, according to the game warden who fined them under B.C.’s Wildlife Act. Photo: Submitted

Prairie men fined after fishing at Boundary lake without a licence

Fishing licences are easy to come by in B.C., said Conservation Officer Kyle Bueckert

These nine trout cost a Manitoba duo $345 each, according to the game warden who fined them under B.C.’s Wildlife Act. Photo: Submitted
The driver of this Toyota pickup was taken to hospital after the vehicle was involved in a collision on an icy patch of Highway 3 near Christina Lake early Thursday, March 24. Photo: Submitted

Grand Forks, Midway RCMP warn of icy road conditions after Highway 3 accidents

Winter may be on its way out, but it’s not quite spring yet, Mounties say

The driver of this Toyota pickup was taken to hospital after the vehicle was involved in a collision on an icy patch of Highway 3 near Christina Lake early Thursday, March 24. Photo: Submitted
Water pools in wheel ruts left by errant motorists who tore up a section of the Trans Canada Trail west of Midway over the March 18-19 weekend. Photo: Facebook - Trails to the Boundary

Stay off muddy trails, say Boundary hikers, ATV clubs

It’s easy to tear up a trail, but not so easy to repair the damage

Water pools in wheel ruts left by errant motorists who tore up a section of the Trans Canada Trail west of Midway over the March 18-19 weekend. Photo: Facebook - Trails to the Boundary
Grand Forks’ Boundary Hospital serves patients from across the Kootenay Boundary region. Photo: Interiorhealth.ca

No overnight stays at Grand Forks’ Boundary Hospital, says Interior Health

No one will be turned away, says vice president of clinical operations

Grand Forks’ Boundary Hospital serves patients from across the Kootenay Boundary region. Photo: Interiorhealth.ca