by Graham Watt on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 3:43pm

A draft action plan for taking care of the Kettle River watershed is now available for public comment and review. After a year of technical assessment and another two years of studies and planning...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:18pm

A Grand Forks man, Jeffrey James McNeil (46), has been identified as the victim of a motorcycle accident near Kelowna, (Friday) September 12. 

McNeil, was riding southbound on Highway...

by Gerry Foster on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:32am

It was billed as the return of the ice age as the Grand Forks junior hockey team launched their new season on the weekend with three games at home.

For the fans it was one of the most...

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BWC looking for nominations for Outstanding Women of the Boundary awards

BWC looking for nominations for Outstanding Women of the Boundary awards

The Boundary Women’s Coalition (BWC) values the contributions women make to our lives and is pleased to provide a yearly opportunity to celebrate local women’s accomplishments. 

We all know women who—by their actions, by the way they live their lives—make the Boundary Community a better place in which to live. They are more today than they were yesterday, they have made a significant impression and they inspire the rest of us. Celebrate the special women in your life with a nomination.

BCTF and BC gov reach tentative deal

BCTF and BC gov reach tentative deal

Updated

A tentative deal has been reached between the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA). The announcement came in at 4 a.m. Tuesday morning; the BC Teachers’ Federation will vote Thursday on whether or not to ratify the contract.

Regional News

BC teachers vote 86 per cent to ratify new deal; school to open next week

Teachers at Trafalgar lined up for a team photo during the final day of picket duty outside the Uphill-based school Thursday. — photo courtesy Madeleine Guenette

It’s official.

BC Public School students will be back in the classroom as soon as next week.

Thursday, 86 percent of the membership agreed to the tentative agreement hammered out between the BC Teachers Federation and the bargaining agent for the provincial government, BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) early Tuesday morning.

BCTF president made the announcement via lifestream from the union’s office Thursday evening.

Woman charged after Castlegar man killed in fatal accident

Woman charged after Castlegar man killed in fatal accident

A Castlegar man was killed Wednesday morning in Edmonton, after being struck by a truck just before 2 a.m.

Global News is reporting that a Dodge Dakota truck was heading north from 23 Avenue down the ramp to Gateway Boulevard when it hit a pedestrian near the end of the ramp.

Twenty-five-year-old Brandon (Brando) Robertson was pronouonced dead at the scene of the accident, and a woman has been charged with impaired driving causing death (her name is not being released due to a publication ban).

Provincial & National

Missing Surrey teen found murdered, police seek witnesses

Missing Surrey teen found murdered, police seek witnesses

A missing Surrey teen has been discovered murdered, and police are seeking witnesses, according to RCMP Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound.

Government provides $11 million for health research

Government provides $11 million for health research

Patients and researchers will benefit from a new $11-million grant from the provincial government to the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR).

"This funding will help the foundation maintain the global competitiveness of B.C.'s health-research sector," said Health Minister Terry Lake. "The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research helps support solutions to our more-pressing health problems by funding the best and brightest researchers and spearheading significant projects to address health-system priorities."