by Michelle Croissant on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:46am

The Grand Forks and Midway region saw a significant decline in police files this past week, according to Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison, dropping to 62 files from 81 the previous week. However...

by Contributor on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 7:43am

Boundary Regional RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a man who is wanted on an outstanding warrant for several charges and is believed to be staying in Surrey.

On or about July...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:32pm

Community Futures Boundary, the Boundary Regional Chamber of Commerce and City of Grand Forks held the annual Small Business Awards Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Grand Forks Curling Rink. 


Recent News

Boundary candidate profiles

Boundary candidate profiles

Here is a compiled list of candidates who have filled out our questionnaire or submited profiles. The list contains their name and the first paragraph of their profile. It will be updated as new information is received and remain on the home page until after election day. 

* This may not be a full list of the candidates. To read about who's running, follow this link

Re-decking the Nursery (Munro) Trestle

Re-decking the Nursery (Munro) Trestle

The Grand Forks Community Trails Society has learned that the contract for re-decking the Nursery Trestle was awarded to DJM Contracting of Rossland, BC. 

We are delighted to learn that the bridge will re-decked with 4 inch treated lumber that should last indefinitely.   The project will be paid for by the province with a contribution from the RDKB.  The work will start with the arrival of the lumber scheduled for October 27 and take less than two weeks to complete.

Trail users are advised that the trestle will be closed from Oct. 27 to Nov. 7.

Regional News

Meeting on fate of Blueberry Creek school draws hundreds

Meeting on fate of Blueberry Creek school draws hundreds

More than 225 people crowded into the Blueberry Creek Community School (BCCS) gymnasium Monday night for a school-district-initiated meeting to discuss the fate of the property on which the school is housed.

Local opera talent goes underground at Waneta Expansion Project

Local opera talent goes underground at Waneta Expansion Project

Marie Civitarese was born and raised in Trail, to Dean and Anita (photo above). Marie studied voice from the early age of seven years old. She honed her amazing craft with voice lessons from the age of 7 to 19 with accomplished voice teacher, Audrey Bissett, in Trail.

Marie is now in her senior year at the State University of New York, Purchase College in NY, NY. Over the course of the year, she will perform in two full-scale opera productions as well as her senior recital. Marie will obtain her Bachelor of Music in Opera and Voice performance in May 2015.

Provincial & National

Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses Canada on War Memorial shooting

Prime Minister Stephen Harper . . . I join all Canadians in praying for those touched by today’s attack.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks:

“My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil.

“Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada.

“Corporal Cirillo was killed today – murdered in cold blood – as he provided a ceremonial Honour Guard at Canada’s National War Memorial.

Health Minister updates BC's readiness for Ebola

Health Minister updates BC's readiness for Ebola

Health Minister Terry Lake has issued the following update on the health-care system's preparation for the low likelihood of a case of Ebola in B.C.:

"Our Ebola Preparedness task force has been meeting regularly, and has been reviewing B.C.'s protocols to respond to the unlikely occurrence of a case of Ebola arriving in the province. 

"The task force, in consultation with the health authorities, have designated the following sites as regional centres to assess those under investigation for Ebola and to treat confirmed Ebola cases: