Greenwood

The aftermath of Thursday morning’s car crash at Greenwood’s Deadwood Junction, Jan. 14. Photo courtesy of Midway RCMP

Midway RCMP looking driver who left crash outside Greenwood café

Cpl. Phil Peters said Mounties were called to the scene early Thursday morning, Jan. 14

 

Mayor Noll said garbage and recycling collection cost city hall $3,000 over-budget last year. File photo

Greenwood holds 2021 user fee hike to garbage, recycling

Mayor Barry Noll said the city can’t maintain the service, will look at joining regional district model

 

Workers building Greenwood’s new playground look up at an aerial drone above Lions Park. Much of the building material in the picture was donated or discounted by Vaagen Fibre. Photo courtesy of Peak Play Consulting.

Boundary communities donate nearly $100,000 for Greenwood playground

Greenwood city hall said a great deal of the contributions were made in kind

 

A logging truck hauls timber out of the West Boundary Community Forest. Photo: Facebook, West Boundary Community Forest

West Boundary Community Forest gives to area food banks

A board executive said the donations were aimed at promoting regional food security

A logging truck hauls timber out of the West Boundary Community Forest. Photo: Facebook, West Boundary Community Forest
The grant from Ottawa and Victoria comes with certain stipulations, according to a letter from the province. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Feds, province give Greenwood ‘COVID Re-start’ grant

The funds come with spending directives, transparency requirements

The grant from Ottawa and Victoria comes with certain stipulations, according to a letter from the province. Photo: Jensen Edwards
From the left: Greenwood councillors Jim Nathorst and Colleen Lang listen to a delegation by the city’s board of trade Monday, Nov. 23. In the background are Chief Administrative Officer Wendy Higashi and Mayor Barry Noll. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood partners with Board of Trade on Christmas project

Board of Trade VP Vicki Barlow addressed mayor and council at the McArthur Centre Monday, Nov. 23

From the left: Greenwood councillors Jim Nathorst and Colleen Lang listen to a delegation by the city’s board of trade Monday, Nov. 23. In the background are Chief Administrative Officer Wendy Higashi and Mayor Barry Noll. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Midway RCMP’s Cpl. Phil Peters spoke at Greenwood’s city council meeting Monday, Nov. 23. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Police investigating burglary ‘ring’ with ties to Greenwood and Okanagan

Midway RCMP are looking at “persons of interest” in two Greenwood heists

Midway RCMP’s Cpl. Phil Peters spoke at Greenwood’s city council meeting Monday, Nov. 23. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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

The 29-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of dangerous driving at Grand Forks Provincial Court Tuesday, Nov. 17. File photo
From the left: Greenwood Mayor Barry Noll, métis elder Don Robillard and Boundary Métis Community Assoc. President Doug Arnott raise the métis flag at Greenwood City Hall Monday, Nov. 16. Photo courtesy of the City of Greenwood

Greenwood mayor, métis leaders honour Louis Riel at City Hall ceremony

Monday’s flag-raising ceremony marked Riel’s 1885 execution by the Government of Canada

From the left: Greenwood Mayor Barry Noll, métis elder Don Robillard and Boundary Métis Community Assoc. President Doug Arnott raise the métis flag at Greenwood City Hall Monday, Nov. 16. Photo courtesy of the City of Greenwood
The City of Greenwood needs a new sander, and council intends to buy a new one with funds from area log sales. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Greenwood to buy new sander with community forest proceeds

The city’s current sander was originally built in the 1970s, according to council’s resolution

The City of Greenwood needs a new sander, and council intends to buy a new one with funds from area log sales. Photo: Jensen Edwards
Vaagen Fibre purchases logs from the West Boundary Community Forest, the sales of which generate dividends split by the City of Greenwood and Village of Midway. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Community forest dividends on track to hit $400,000 next year

The figure is part of the West Boundary Community Forest budget, to be approved by area directors

Vaagen Fibre purchases logs from the West Boundary Community Forest, the sales of which generate dividends split by the City of Greenwood and Village of Midway. Photo: Jensen Edwards
Midway RCMP are investigating a major bike theft West of Greenwood. File photo

RCMP investigate dirt bike theft from Greenwood area property

Police estimate the bikes are cumulatively worth around $30,000

Midway RCMP are investigating a major bike theft West of Greenwood. File photo
Midway RCMP said they will step up road enforcement between Westbridge and Beaverdell. File photo

Police impound Greenwood driver’s car for excessive speeding on Highway 33

The driver was given almost $500 in roadside fines, said Midway RCMP

Midway RCMP said they will step up road enforcement between Westbridge and Beaverdell. 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
Greenwood’s Volunteer Fire Department attended a vehicle accident on Highway 3 Friday morning, Oct. 23. Photo courtesy of Mayor Barry Noll.

BREAKING — 3 accidents on Highway 3, 33 in Greenwood, Rock Creek

“The roads are absolutely horrible right now,” Midway RCMP

Greenwood’s Volunteer Fire Department attended a vehicle accident on Highway 3 Friday morning, Oct. 23. Photo courtesy of Mayor Barry Noll.
CEO Wendy Higashi said the mistake was the first miscount after a Greenwood election. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Province given wrong vote count after Greenwood byelection

Miscount first in city’s history, according to Chief Election Officer

CEO Wendy Higashi said the mistake was the first miscount after a Greenwood election. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Midway RCMP confirmed thieves broke in to South Gold Storage in Greenwood Saturday, Oct. 10. File photo

Midway RCMP looking into burglary at Greenwood storage facility

Police have recovered a stolen bicycle, but a four-wheel utility vehicle is still missing

Midway RCMP confirmed thieves broke in to South Gold Storage in Greenwood Saturday, Oct. 10. File photo
Mayor Barry Noll greeted constituents after his swearing-in ceremony at Greenwood’s McArthur Centre Wednesday evening, Oct. 21. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Mayor Noll, Councillor Seymour sworn-in at Greenwood’s McArthur Centre

A small crowd came out to watch the final act of the city’s byelection

Mayor Barry Noll greeted constituents after his swearing-in ceremony at Greenwood’s McArthur Centre Wednesday evening, Oct. 21. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Board of Trade president Martin Huhn said he is resigning for personal reasons. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood Board of Trade president to resign

President Martin Huhn said he would stay on until Thursday’s scheduled board meeting

Board of Trade president Martin Huhn said he is resigning for personal reasons. Photo: Laurie Tritschler