Grand Forks

The 29-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of dangerous driving at Grand Forks Provincial Court Tuesday, Nov. 17. File photo

Grand Forks man gets 3-months curfew for role in Highway 3 chase

Guilty man thanked Judge Robert Brown, said he is committed to recovering from addiction

 

Two men got into a fight over a Grand Forks’ flower display last summer. One of the men resolved an assault charge by entering into a peace bond at Provincial Court Tuesday, Nov. 17. File photo

Grand Forks man takes peace bond after flower fisticuffs

Harsh words over a downtown flower display led to violent confrontation, said Crown attorney

 

The Crown said the man became upset after he saw a couple having sex in public view last July. File photo

Midway man takes peace bond after hitting man for having sex on beach

The accused appeared at the Grand Forks Courthouse Tuesday, Nov. 17

 

The man was charged with multiple counts of impersonation with intent to avoid arrest. File photo

Grand Forks man pleads guilty to impersonating brother in city traffic stops

The man told a city court he and his brother have since reconciled

The man was charged with multiple counts of impersonation with intent to avoid arrest. File photo
Police said the accident happened at Westbridge campsite Thursday, Nov. 5. File photo

Surrey hunter taken to Grand Forks hospital after running himself over

The victim is a 53-year-old man who started his car with one leg outside the vehicle

Police said the accident happened at Westbridge campsite Thursday, Nov. 5. File photo
Nightmare on McCallum View Dr: Colin Bailey somehow pulled off this Freddy Krueger/Jason Voorhees ensemble. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Photos: Spooky shots from Halloween 2020

They came, they scared, they went home

Nightmare on McCallum View Dr: Colin Bailey somehow pulled off this Freddy Krueger/Jason Voorhees ensemble. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Trail Bus Co.’s Valerie Horkoff added a spooky touch on her Transit bus leading up to Halloween. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks bus driver spooks up her rig before Halloween

The scares were real enough, you’d think they were undead

Trail Bus Co.’s Valerie Horkoff added a spooky touch on her Transit bus leading up to Halloween. Photo: 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
Polls closed across the province at 8 p.m., but we won’t have the final election results until at least the first week of November. File photo

Polls closed across British Columbia

Get the latest preliminary results for the Boundary-Similkameen here

Polls closed across the province at 8 p.m., but we won’t have the final election results until at least the first week of 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
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
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
43 people showed up to Russell’s rally Thursday, Oct. 8. (Laurie Tritschler photo)

Russell campaign holds Grand Forks rally

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

43 people showed up to Russell’s rally Thursday, Oct. 8. (Laurie Tritschler photo)
Christina Lake Fire Lieut. Sheldon Weigel helped put out Tuesday’s house fire in Grand Forks. (Laurie Tritschler/Grand Forks Gazette)
Christina Lake Fire Lieut. Sheldon Weigel helped put out Tuesday’s house fire in Grand Forks. (Laurie Tritschler/Grand Forks Gazette)
Candidates had until Friday afternoon, Oct. 2 to register nominations with Elections BC. (File photo)

Two more candidates running in Boundary-Similkameen

Elections BC announced the entry of BC Conservative and Wexit party candidates Saturday, Oct. 3.

Candidates had until Friday afternoon, Oct. 2 to register nominations with Elections BC. (File photo)
There have been no confirmed COVID cases among SD51 students since the school year got underway Sept. 10, according to Superintendent Ken Minette. (Laurie Tritschler - Grand Forks Gazette)

Education ministry’s COVID plan could do more for SD51, says teachers’ union president

There have been no confirmed COVID cases two weeks into school year

There have been no confirmed COVID cases among SD51 students since the school year got underway Sept. 10, according to Superintendent Ken Minette. (Laurie Tritschler - Grand Forks Gazette)
There have been no confirmed COVID cases among SD51 students since the school year got underway Sept. 10, according to Superintendent Ken Minette. (Laurie Tritschler - Grand Forks Gazette)

Education ministry’s COVID plan could do more for SD51, says teachers’ union president

There have been no confirmed COVID cases two weeks into school year

There have been no confirmed COVID cases among SD51 students since the school year got underway Sept. 10, according to Superintendent Ken Minette. (Laurie Tritschler - Grand Forks Gazette)