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By Boundary Sentinel On on Friday Jul 18 2014

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. 

By Boundary Sentinel On on Friday Jul 18 2014

Mr. Mojo -- a Nelson-based musician -- was selected by the Kootenay Library Federation at libraries across the region. Grand Forks was his last stop on a 12 stop tour. 

He performed at 1 p.m. in the children's section of the library to a growing crowd of eager faces. Some of his songs included "Dirty Old Bear," which placed in a BearAware BC contest and "The Ice Cream Song." 


By Boundary Sentinel On on Friday Jul 18 2014

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 be used toward beautifying the City of Greenwood with special attention going to O'Hairi Park -- the main city park -- and the A-Frame structure within. Some work will be done in-kind. 

"Many thanks...

By Shara JJ Cooper On on Monday Jul 14 2014

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 expanded on many fronts. 

They had 60 vendors set up around the fair, which was held at O'Hairi Park in downtown Greenwood. The number, according to event organizer and Board of Trade Vice...

By Shara JJ Cooper On on Monday Jul 14 2014

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.

According to organizer Cindy Alblas, they had over 80 vendors at the event plus 14 performances. This year, the event expanded into the evening with live music, kids activities, Luminosity (the local fire...

By Grand Forks and... On on Wednesday Jul 09 2014

Although our Summer Reading Club began yesterday, it’s still not too late to sign up! And as a way to accommodate those of you who don’t want to commit to all seven weeks, we’ll be leaving our Fridays open as a drop-in. Bring your 6-12 year olds by any Friday from July 8 to August 22, either from 10 - 12 or from 1 – 3 pm.  And we’ve still got a few last-minute spots for the full program...

By Contributor On on Sunday Jul 06 2014

Crossing Canada is no joke even for the very experienced runners on the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, the world’s largest and longest torch relay in the world. 

On July 4, the team relayed through Rock Creek, Midway, Grand Forks, Christina Lake and Rossland. 

In Christina Lake the team was met by Kelly Little, supervisor of theChristina Lake Welcome Centre who joined the...

By Boundary Sentinel On on Friday Jul 04 2014

Canada Day in the Boundary was hot this year. In Grand Forks, the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce (BCRCC) helped organize a pancake breakfast in the morning plus a parade. After the parade, celebrants could check out the farmer's market in Gyro Park or the booths and festivities which were in City Park this year. 

Music was the main feature over at Christina Lake with five...

By Michelle Croissant On on Tuesday Jul 01 2014

On Saturday June 21, while Gallery 2 was celebrating its 30th birthday with a variety of family fun activities, a local artist was having a celebration of her own at her opening in one of the upstairs galleries. Watercolor artist Heather Hollingsworth enjoys depicting the local and regional landscapes. The Westbridge resident also does studies in nature and wildlife.  This is...

By Contributor On on Friday Jun 27 2014

Saturday 12th of July 2014

- FREE admission -

Greenwood, BC celebrates it’s 117th birthday!

Located 27 kilometers west of Grand Forks, BC you will find Canada’s smallest city (population less that 700!) celebrating from 8am till dusk with a multitude of activities to entertain...