Grand Forks Gazette

SD 51 aims to reach students online, working with families to get access to tech

Teachers have been contacting families directly to talk over students' needs, outlook for e-education

  • Apr 8, 2020

 

Christina Lake, Rock Creek cannabis growers see shared opportunity

Two companies in the Boundary have signed a letter of intent to work together in industry

  • Apr 7, 2020

 

FortisBC offers 90-day bill deferrals to customers impacted by COVID-19

Customers can apply for the relief program through the utility's website

  • Apr 7, 2020

 

Grand Forks halves tax increase amid COVID-19

Council also voted to delay implementing increases to utilities until the fall

  • Apr 6, 2020

Snowpack measurements ‘promising’: RDKB

Measurements show Boundary snowpack just high of average range

  • Apr 6, 2020

Painting birdhouses in lieu of boredom

Elementary school student finds new hobby for entertainment while away from school

  • Apr 3, 2020

Boundary friends make the best of a birthday in isolation

11-year-old Becca Macfarlane had hoped to go bowling with her friends

  • Apr 2, 2020

Boundary hospital ‘ready for a surge,’ hoping it never comes

The emergency department director confirmed there were active COVID-19 cases in the Boundary

  • Apr 2, 2020

Gallery 2 launches new online art program

Every Wednesday the gallery will post a prompt to inspire artists at home

  • Apr 1, 2020

Grand Forks distillery shifts to make sanitizer

How a Grand Forks distillery is stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Mar 31, 2020

Apartments evacuated during police stand-off

The incident occurred at Grand Forks apartment building on March 28

  • Mar 30, 2020

Kootenay program encourages gardeners to share what they grow during pandemic

The West Kootenay Permaculture Co-op is sending out free seeds, but with a catch

  • Mar 30, 2020

Interior Health to host virtual town hall Friday, March 27

The Q&A forum begins at 6 p.m. PDT, link in story

  • Mar 27, 2020

Boundary referee recognized for strong season

Makarowski took up reffing over a decade ago when he was forced to stop playing contact hockey

  • Mar 25, 2020

City of Grand Forks looking at ways to relieve utility bill burden amid layoffs

City also increases bylaw patrols as business, pedestrian traffic are reduced

  • Mar 25, 2020

Rockslide closes Columbia and Western Rail Trail near Castlegar

The section of trail, on private lands, is closed and trespassers will be reported to RCMP

  • Mar 25, 2020

Boundary doctor warns against inter-regional travel

Self-isolation means going straight home (not to the store first) and staying there for 14 days

  • Mar 24, 2020

How the Boundary is bringing food to those who need it

The local food bank is expecting a new wave of clients in the coming weeks

  • Mar 24, 2020

SD 51 closes playground, court access amid COVID-19 concerns

The Provincial Health Officer has said that playgrounds are not safe spaces during pandemic

  • Mar 24, 2020

Grand Forks, Greenwood council meetings cancelled for March 23

Offices in Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway and the RDKB are restricting public access

  • Mar 20, 2020