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By Contributor On on Thursday Aug 21 2014

The Christina Lake Stewardship Society’s Young Stewards of the Boundary Youth Program has been successful in encouraging children and their caregivers to do their part to keep our lake clean. The Society strives to promote environmental conservation through education and connections to the ecosystems around them, which occurs every Thursday morning throughout the summer in their Interpretive...

By Contributor On on Thursday Aug 21 2014

The Christina Lake Stewardship Society’s Young Stewards of the Boundary Youth Program has been successful in encouraging children and their caregivers to do their part to keep our lake clean. The Society strives to promote environmental conservation through education and connections to the ecosystems around them, which occurs every Thursday morning throughout the summer in their Interpretive...

By Grand Forks and... On on Tuesday Aug 19 2014

A great big thank You to the Friends of the Library for putting on a spectacular Starlight Dinner fundraiser.  And speaking of food...

Bubbly

Join us for an informative and informal discussion about Fermenting – on Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 pm. Learn about kombucha, kefir, pickles, kimchii, sauerkraut, vegetables and more. Share what you know, learn what you...

By Contributor On on Monday Aug 18 2014

Editor's note: Graham Watt also presented this topic to Grand Forks city councillors at their committee of the whole meeting, Aug. 18

A new garden for the community will soon be growing out of grounds at the Aquatic Centre.

A group of community members developed the vision and draft design for the ‘learning garden’ (a working name), and have started meeting with...

By Larry Hudema On on Thursday Aug 14 2014

On Tuesday August 26 Spotlight Films will be presenting the comedy Chef.

First, however, I’d like to take a moment to comment on the tragic passing of one of my favourite performers, Robin Williams. Many are familiar with Williams’ somewhat manic comedy style (Good Morning Vietnam) but, whether you remember him as Adrian Cronauer or Mork, he was also capable of portraying a...

By Contributor On on Friday Aug 08 2014

All across BC there is outdoor adventure, stunning scenery and amazing communities awaiting discovery. Now, take one of those small communities and add a riverside campground, arts and tonnes of music. This is the making of one incredible summer weekend.

Nestled on the banks of the Kettle River sits the small farming community of Rock Creek.

It is in this sleepy little town that...

By Contributor On on Friday Aug 08 2014

Taking place August 9 & 10, from 10 am - 5 pm, the Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the...

By Grand Forks and... On on Friday Aug 08 2014

This time around, we’re going to talk about books. Books that we like, and books that you like.

Books That We Like

Back by popular demand, here are some staff book (and DVD!) reviews to help you find your next great read:

I’m Not Scared of you or Anything (Jon Paul Fiorentino)

This wild and wacky collection of short stories is never dull –...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 06 2014

2014 Equine Empowerment Camps are being offered for West Kootenay area youth from ages five to 19 free of charge.  These camps are sponsored by Columba Basin Trust, Arrow Lakes Therapeutic Riding Association and Pass Creek Regional Exhibition Society.  

Camp participants will receive two, 1.5 hour lessons per camp, which will be tailored to each individual and include working with...

By Grand Forks and... On on Tuesday Jul 22 2014

Here at the library, we love books. No, seriously, we do. For the past few months we’ve been putting up staff book reviews on our website – but now, in newsprint for the very first time, we’ll be sharing some of these with you. But not until the end of this column. Not until I’ve shared some important messages with you all.

Where the Wild Things Are

Now that the...

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