by Boundary Sentinel on Friday, July 18, 2014 - 12:40pm

Greenwood has been awarded $18,670 in grant money from the Job Creation Partnership grant, according to an announcement Mayor Nipper Kettle made on his Facebook page. 

The money will...

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by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday, July 14, 2014 - 4:17pm

Greenwood celebrated 117 years by pulling out the stops at their annual celebration, Saturday.

The day started with a pancake breakfast and parade, which is usual for the event, but it was...

by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday, July 14, 2014 - 3:01pm

It’s grown again.

The 5th annual Christina Lake Homecoming Summer Festival has gone beyond expectations with a large line up of vendors and performances at the July 11th event.

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Recent News

2014 Local Government General Elections, Other Voting & Mail Ballot Voting

2014 Local Government General Elections, Other Voting & Mail Ballot Voting

OTHER VOTING & MAIL BALLOT VOTING

 On Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) will hold the Local Government General Elections for the office(s) of Director(s) for the RDKB jurisdictions of: Electoral Area ‘A’, Electoral Area of Lower Columbia/Old Glory (Electoral Area ‘B’), Electoral Area of Christina Lake (Electoral Area ‘C’), Electoral Area ‘D’/Rural Grand Forks, and Electoral Area of West Boundary (Electoral Area ‘E’).

YOLO travellers find "Pride of the Valley" mill

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Self-described "YOLO" (You Only Live Once) travellers Cindy Aspden and Joe Vas made their way through Grand Forks and learned a little about the local Doukhobour mill on their way. 

Check out their attached YouTube video to find out how it went. 

Regional News

No campfire ban, at this time, for the Southeast Fire Centre

Campfires are still allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre

Despite a large number of inquiries the Southeast Fire Centre will not be issuing a campfire prohibition at this time.

However, staff will continue to evaluate the situation on a daily basis.

Jordan Turner, Fire Information Officer, said sometimes it is necessary to implement campfire prohibitions to reduce the risk of wildfires.

He said multiple factors determine the timing of such a ban, including weather conditions, local fire activity and whether fire centre staff are encountering widespread non-compliance with campfire regulations.

Foul play not currently suspected in sudden death of 17-year-old Ross Spur girl

Foul play not currently suspected in sudden death of 17-year-old Ross Spur girl
Police to not, at this time, suspect foul play in the sudden death of a 17-year-old Ross Spur girl, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich
 
"On July 20, just after 1 a.m., Trail & Greater District Detachment General Duty members, responding to an 911 call, attended a residence located on Faulkner Road, in Ross Spur ...

Provincial & National

First Nations assert Aboriginal Title in Oppenheimer Park eviction

First Nations assert Aboriginal Title in Oppenheimer Park eviction

Homeless Tenters, First Nations Leaders from the Downtown Eastside, Coast Salish Territories and their supporters intend to defy an eviction notice given to the homeless in Oppenheimer Park on Sunday, July 20th at 7am.

Together they have issued their own Eviction Notice to the City of Vancouver (see below).

This land is still First Nations land and is under treaty negotiation. Until that’s settled, people camping there can stay as long as they need, during the housing crisis created by the three levels of Colonial Governments.

IHIT Deployed to Suspicious Death at Pemberton Festival

More than 20,000 festival goers flocked to Pemberton for the music festival. — Photo courtesy IHIT

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in after a male was found deceased inside his tent at the Pemberton Music Festival Friday.

Whistler/Pemberton RCMP along with the BC Ambulance Service attended the music festival after all attempts to revive the victim were unsuccessful and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victim’s identity has been confirmed at 21-year-old Nick Phongsavath of Regina.