Grand Forks

(L-R) Xavier, Lily and Kade found a buttercup while hiking above Morrissey Creek Road Saturday,March 5. Photo courtesy of Amanda Rose

Grand Forks kids find buttercups on Saturday hikes

Old Man Winter shivers as Spring Equinox fast approaches

(L-R) Xavier, Lily and Kade found a buttercup while hiking above Morrissey Creek Road Saturday,March 5. Photo courtesy of Amanda Rose
The U-13 Bruins (pictured above) will be among many Grand Forks Hockey Assoc. teams celebrated at next week’s awards. Photo courtesy of Michaela Ashbee

Minor Hockey awards night to go ahead at Grand Forks’ Gyro Park

Awards to be emceed by hockey broadcaster Kevin McKinnon

The U-13 Bruins (pictured above) will be among many Grand Forks Hockey Assoc. teams celebrated at next week’s awards. Photo courtesy of Michaela Ashbee
Grand Forks’ provincial courthouse stands at 555 Central Ave. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks man to appear on environmental charges next month

Charges laid in connection with alleged pollution, Wildfire Act violations

Grand Forks’ provincial courthouse stands at 555 Central Ave. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
(L-R) Boundary Family Services’ Darren Pratt and Shane Gorman hit their best stride as they set off on this year’s Coldest Night of the Year campaign ahead of Lee Greaves and Evan Gorman Saturday, Feb. 26. Photo courtesy of Laura Greaves

Boundary walkers raise thousands at Coldest Night of the Year

Boundary Family Services accepting donations for the cause through March

(L-R) Boundary Family Services’ Darren Pratt and Shane Gorman hit their best stride as they set off on this year’s Coldest Night of the Year campaign ahead of Lee Greaves and Evan Gorman Saturday, Feb. 26. Photo courtesy of Laura Greaves
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
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
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
Bruins MVP, Captain Ray Warrack (centre), poses for photo with (L-R) Coach Dave Hnatiuk and assistant coaches Shane Gorman and Igor Agarunov at the team’s awards banquet Family Day Monday, Feb. 21. Photo: Submitted

Grand Forks Border Bruins wrap up regular season, celebrate players

The Bears picked up their fifth season win against Castlegar

Bruins MVP, Captain Ray Warrack (centre), poses for photo with (L-R) Coach Dave Hnatiuk and assistant coaches Shane Gorman and Igor Agarunov at the team’s awards banquet Family Day Monday, Feb. 21. Photo: Submitted
The Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament returns June 28 to July 3 – marking the 38th year the city will welcome teams and baseball fans from near and far to play ball.

Play ball! Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament returns this summer

Welcome to Grand Forks, home of the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.…

  • Feb 28, 2022
The Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament returns June 28 to July 3 – marking the 38th year the city will welcome teams and baseball fans from near and far to play ball.
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
(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
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
(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 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

Grand Forks’ council restores Boundary Museum funding

Funds withheld in late 2021 to go back to the city, following council resolution

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

Canada Rocks Fest lineup partly revealed

Festival tickets to increase in April, says festival organizer

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

Grand Forks councilor to seek re-election

City’s mayoral race remains uncontested

Photo: Laurie Tritschler
B.C. is still in the grips of the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to BC Centre for Disease Control. File photo

West Boundary has lowest vaccination coverage in Interior Health region

COVID-19 restrictions should come off gradually, says IH health specialist

B.C. is still in the grips of the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to BC Centre for Disease Control. File photo
Fortis BC crews were in the final stages of decommissioning North Ruckle gas lines Wednesday, Feb. 16. Photo: Chris Hammett

Grand Forks’ dikes to start soon but won’t be finished before freshet, says city staff

Construction schedules impacted by widespread flooding in November 2021, council hears

Fortis BC crews were in the final stages of decommissioning North Ruckle gas lines Wednesday, Feb. 16. Photo: Chris Hammett
City contractors Friday, Feb. 11, launch what mayor and council hope will be the last clean up at Moto. Photo: Submitted

Grand Forks’ ‘Moto’ clear after court injunction takes effect

‘Moto’ residents had left the site before Friday’s deadline

City contractors Friday, Feb. 11, launch what mayor and council hope will be the last clean up at Moto. Photo: Submitted