Greenwood

The Greenwood Public Library was in a bad financial situation after 2019, outgoing treasurer Jocelyn Nega said at the library’s annual general meeting Thursday, April 29. File photo

Greenwood Public Library posts income gains amid pandemic

‘The community came to our rescue,’ said outgoing treasurer, Jocelyn Nega

 

Aaron Baker, director at the Boundary Musical and Theatre Society, poses in front of a blooming Magnolia Wednesday, April 28. The theatre company will stage live performances of Steel Magnolias this July, he said. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Stage theatre coming back to Grand Forks this summer

Producers of Shrek the Musical, Jr. to wow audiences again!

 

The City of Greenwood hired a new CAO/CFO Friday, April 23, according to mayor Barry Noll. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Greenwood hires new top administrator, financial officer

New hire combines strong financial and civic experience at the helm, says mayor Noll

The City of Greenwood hired a new CAO/CFO Friday, April 23, according to mayor Barry Noll. Photo: Jensen Edwards
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Greenwood streets due for spring cleaning

City crews to start on residential streets Friday, April 16

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The Rock Creek Fall Fair is coming back next September. It's size and scope depends on pandemic constraints, said general manager Lisa Sims. Photo: Facebook — Rock Creek Fall Fair

Rock Creek Fall Fair planners hoping for as big a return as possible

The fair launched 50-50 ticket sales Thursday, April 15

The Rock Creek Fall Fair is coming back next September. It's size and scope depends on pandemic constraints, said general manager Lisa Sims. Photo: Facebook — Rock Creek Fall Fair
Easterly winds vent smoke from a controlled behind rural Grand Forks’ Spencer Hill Wednesday, April 14. Photo: Darlainea Redlack

Grand Forks’ wildfire operations centre reports successful controlled burn near city

Lead officer James Kastonoff said some smoke will stay in the area through Thursday, April 15

Easterly winds vent smoke from a controlled behind rural Grand Forks’ Spencer Hill Wednesday, April 14. Photo: Darlainea Redlack
Ron Mattiussi was voted in as Greenwood’s interim chief administrative officer, effective Monday, April 12. File photo

Greenwood hires interim manager

Mayor and council voted in Ron Mattiussi as interim chief administrative officer at Monday’s council meeting, April 12

Ron Mattiussi was voted in as Greenwood’s interim chief administrative officer, effective Monday, April 12. File photo
Photo screen-shot from School District 51’s website

COVID-19 infection confirmed in Boundary School District

Those potentially exposed to the virus have been told to self-isolate, says acting Superintendent

Photo screen-shot from School District 51’s website
Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Greenwood man to stand trial for alleged stabbing

Grand Forks provincial court will set a trial date next month

Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The BC Wildfire service recently announced plans for a controlled burn near Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service

Wildfire Service waiting for dry weather for controlled burn

A forest ministry biologist said the burn near Gibbs Creek will reduce area wildfire risk

The BC Wildfire service recently announced plans for a controlled burn near Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service
Pastor Gabe Warriner stands in sea of firewood outside the River Valley Community Church on Saturday, April 3. The church has donated 87 cords of wood to Boundary families who needed help heating their homes. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks church donates firewood to Boundary families amid pandemic

Pastor Gabe Warriner said his congregation has been donating wood since the 2018 freshet which flooded the region

Pastor Gabe Warriner stands in sea of firewood outside the River Valley Community Church on Saturday, April 3. The church has donated 87 cords of wood to Boundary families who needed help heating their homes. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
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Greenwood city employees back at work after walking off the job

Two non-unionized staffers staged a brief walk-out in front of city hall Wednesday morning

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Interior Health is providing COVID-19 vaccines to adults in small communities in the West Boundary. Photo: Phil McLachlan

Interior Health to open COVID-vaccinations clinics for West Boundary residents

Residents will be able to register for their shots at community-specific clinics

Interior Health is providing COVID-19 vaccines to adults in small communities in the West Boundary. Photo: Phil McLachlan
From the left: Boundary 4-H volunteers Rhiann Hay, 6, and 11-year-olds Aubrey Bohn and Callum Hay were on hand to raise money for their club at Greenwood’s Deadwood Junction Saturday, March 19. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Boundary kids host weekend BBQ to raise money for local 4-H club

Greenwood’s Deadwood Junction and Eholt-area’s Waikikiahei Ranch pitched in to make the fundraiser happen

From the left: Boundary 4-H volunteers Rhiann Hay, 6, and 11-year-olds Aubrey Bohn and Callum Hay were on hand to raise money for their club at Greenwood’s Deadwood Junction Saturday, March 19. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The accused was arrested in connection with an alleged stabbing at a Greenwood motel last fall, according to Midway RCMP. Stock photo

Provincial court hears case of Greenwood motel stabbing

The accused is due to be arraigned at Grand Forks next month, the court heard

The accused was arrested in connection with an alleged stabbing at a Greenwood motel last fall, according to Midway RCMP. Stock photo
The City of Greenwood is taking bids for a renovation project at the city’s Diane Colin Memorial Ball Park. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Greenwood city hall taking construction bids ahead of Food Hub initiative

The city’s baseball park is getting a major rework in preparation for a commercial bakery

The City of Greenwood is taking bids for a renovation project at the city’s Diane Colin Memorial Ball Park. Photo: Jensen Edwards
The volunteer organization People Helping People has run free income tax clinics in the Boundary since, 2011. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Dick

Volunteers running free tax clinic across the Boundary

Spokesperson Lorraine Dick said the clinic is open to anyone in the Boundary looking to file simple returns with the CRA

The volunteer organization People Helping People has run free income tax clinics in the Boundary since, 2011. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Dick
A helicopter hired by Golden Dawn Minerals trails an electromagnetic scanner over Greenwood on Wednesday, March 3. Photo: Submitted

Helicopter flights above Greenwood, rural Grand Forks part of gold mining survey

Results to inform potential explorations by Golden Dawn Minerals, which owns Phoenix and other area mines

A helicopter hired by Golden Dawn Minerals trails an electromagnetic scanner over Greenwood on Wednesday, March 3. Photo: Submitted
Christopher Blair McLean appeared at the Grand Forks courthouse on Wednesday, March 3. File photo
Christopher Blair McLean appeared at the Grand Forks courthouse on Wednesday, March 3. File photo