by Michelle Croissant on Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:53am

It was pretty quiet last week for local RCMP, despite having 103 files between Grand Forks, Midway and Christina Lake. According to Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison, there were the usual false alarms, a...

by Michelle Croissant on Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:40am

The Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce’s (BCRCC) Biz After Biz meeting had a full house at their meeting. This time the July 16th event was in Grand Forks, hosted by Neighbours...

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 12:53pm

The Midway RCMP Detachment and West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a report of a single motorcycle crash on Highway 33, south of Beaverdell.

When the RCMP arrived at the scene, they...

Recent News

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

2014 Local Government General Elections, 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’).

COMMENT: Fencing agreement with Nature's Trust

COMMENT: Fencing agreement with Nature's Trust

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On July 2nd there was a field trip on Nature Trust property. The major objective of the field trip was to encourage Nature Trust to take ownership of their 475 acres and start the process of mitigating the significant damage caused by the cow which is contrary to the 99 year lease agreement signed with the Fish & Wildlife Branch in 1974 a year after the purchase.

Regional News

Crash claims life of Trail woman

Crash claims life of Trail woman

A Trail woman has died after a serious accident near Violin Lake Saturday, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke.

“On July 26 at 5:58 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment, BC Ambulance Service and the Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue were notified of a serious motor vehicle accident in the Violin Lake area near Trail,” he said.

“Police and fire rescue eventually located a single vehicle rollover on a gravel road near Casino.

A Brief History of Everything

A Brief History of Everything

Humans’ natural being, humans being natural

My column title is a steal from the book title by Ken Wilber. Wilber is one of those writers I so much admire for their attempt to synthesize vast quantities of history and other data about the human condition, alongside Charles Eisenstein and William Irwin Thompson. This a very long column for the middle of a heat wave, and I suspect I may not keep readers with me to the end.

Provincial & National

Happy Birthday Columbia Valley agriculture association

WDFI makes the 100-year grade in the East Kootenay.

The name has been changed several times but the commitment to promoting agriculture and rural life has remained the same.

The Windermere District Farmers’ Institute and Livestock Association (WDFI) was presented with a Century Farm Award at a Centenary Celebration in Windermere Sunday.

The WDFI was incorporated in 1914 under the B.C. Agricultural Association Act as the Windermere Farmers’ Institute – Incorporation #91. The institute’s first membership fees were set at “Fifty Cents”.