Grand Forks Gazette

Grand Forks, Okanagan search and rescue teams helped RCMP at Bridesville airlift

Twelve volunteers provided frontline assistance, according to Grand Forks Search and Rescue

  • Dec 3, 2020


Boundary Food Bank see recent uptick in clients after CERB runs out

President Mike Wakelin said demand plummeted while the benefit was available to working Canadians

  • Dec 2, 2020


Grand Forks first-responders, union local come through for Boundary Food Bank

Huge quantities of food and cash donations have come just in time for the holidays

  • Dec 2, 2020


Province, feds give Grand Forks ‘COVID Re-start’ grant

The funds come with spending directives, transparency requirements

  • Nov 30, 2020

Santa to appear at Grand Forks’ drive-by Christmas parade

There are some things COVID-19 hasn't managed to ruin, it turns out

  • Nov 30, 2020

Grand Forks Rotarians raise money for Shining Raven Woman project

President Grant Hill said the Rotary Club "had to be a part of it"

  • Nov 29, 2020

Grand Forks’ Christmas hamper program collection donations until Nov. 30

The program has been helping those less fortunate in the community for the past 10 years

  • Nov 28, 2020

Grand Forks dance company gets 2020 civic arts grant

Director Michele Cipressi said the money will go to costumes for world and folk dance performances

  • Nov 27, 2020

Grand Forks women rescue sick kitties from rural property

Kimberly Feeny and Lisa Valenta spent their Friday nursing seven cats rescued east of the city

  • Nov 27, 2020

Kootenay women working to rescue 20 cats in feral colony

Kimberly Feeny and Lisa Valenta are nursing seven cats rescued east of Grand Forks, B.C.

  • Nov 27, 2020

NDP’s Roly Russell named secretary for rural development

Russell formerly represented rural Grand Forks on the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary's elected board

  • Nov 27, 2020

Disruption at electrical substation caused Grand Forks’ power outage: FortisBC

The energy supplier is investigating the specifics of what caused the outage

  • Nov 26, 2020

Grand Forks couple leave Bare Ass Beach after court injunction

The pair had been in a long and contentious dispute with city hall since last Spring

  • Nov 26, 2020

Conservation office reviewing multiple fire complaints at rural Grand Forks properties

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue was called out to four fires at one of the properties in early November

  • Nov 25, 2020

Hundreds vote at Grand Forks’ advance byelection poll

Elections officials said voting had gone smoothly at the city's art gallery

  • Nov 25, 2020

Grand Forks RCMP arrest suspected drug traffickers at city motel

Police say they netted "a sizable amount" of money and suspected drugs following Tuesday's arrests.

  • Nov 24, 2020

Boundary teacher uses grant, community donations to open communal library

Anita Taylor said she hoped her "free little library" on Granby Road would inspire kids to read

  • Nov 23, 2020

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

  • Nov 20, 2020

Grand Forks man takes peace bond after flower fisticuffs

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

  • Nov 20, 2020

UPDATE: Bruins won’t play after Friday’s game against Nelson Leafs

Citing Dr. Bonnie Henry's recent travel restrictions, the KIJHL said teams can't play within health regions

  • Nov 20, 2020