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by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 22 2017

The city is hoping to land a high-flying provincial grant and improve fire suppression at the Grand Forks Airport, as well as help support development in that end of the city.

City council endorsed a staff move to pursue a grant application — with an estimated capital cost upgrade worth $2.48 million — under the 2017 Gas Tax Strategic Priorities Fund to assist in the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 22 2017

RCMP Senior Media Relations Officer Annie Linteau says the search for missing Crawford Bay teacher Alvin Dunic remains a mystery.

Linteau said members from Nelson Search and Rescue as well as Swift Water Teams from Kimberley, Oliver/Osoyoos and Penticton searched Crawford Creek this week again with no success.

“Swimmers in the water targeted areas using underwater cameras,...

by Rossland Telegraph on Thursday Jun 22 2017

By Gaelle Gourmelon; article from WorldWatch Institute

You’re standing at the store, a bottle of shampoo in each hand. Your gaze circles from one label to the other, and your mind runs 10 simultaneous comparisons to decide which bottle you’ll bring home. Blue is, after all, your...

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Jun 21 2017

The City of Grand Forks announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement with its union workers following two days of bargaining.

Mayor Frank Konrad said the agreement with CUPE Local 4728 is for four plus years.

“I’m pleased that everything worked out so well, and I’m very happy with the results for the corporation and CUPE members," Konrad said in a media release.

Konrad...

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Jun 20 2017

The city is switched on to the idea of a solar panel project partnership on city buildings with a private company.

City council confirmed that it was on board with partnership funding for the installation of the renewable solar energy projects in Grand Forks — an idea which requires a matching city contribution of $25,000.

Solar Now will contribute $25,000 dollars for deployment...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 20 2017

Submitted by Pamela Sabo

Interested in finding out more about the Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association of BC?

Then don't miss the The demonstration set for Canyon Park, Canyon, BC from 9 – 9:45 am on Canada Day — Saturday, July 1st, 2017.

The, CMSABC, nearing its second anniversary of the creation of this non-profit society and this was...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jun 19 2017

Grand Forks City Park is the place people can meet Saturday (June 24th) at 10:30 a.m. to participate in the ‘Step Into the Light’ walk for women’s health.

When the new baby arrives in a family, most people assume it is a time of love and celebration. What many new moms don’t expect is that  they might struggle to adjust or that she may feel isolation, exhaustion, or even a lack of love...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jun 19 2017

The past few months have been very trying for a Grand Forks family.

Kyla Hermsen’s two-year-old son Brian spent four weeks in hospital after becoming ill from eating raw cookie dough made from the same Robin Hood flour that was part of a national recall.

“Nothing has changed . . . my son is still recovering,” Hermsen told the Boundary Sentinel recently.

The Robin Hood...

by Castlegar Source on Monday Jun 19 2017

On June 17 at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP responded to a call regarding a dog that had been thrown from a car window, according to RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

“The witness stated that a car had driven into the rural area of Woodland Drive near the gravel pit in Castlegar, thrown the dog out the window, then sped off, leaving the dog in the gravel, Mathew said.

Police...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 19 2017

 

The Nelson Police Department would like to make something specifically clear — the police force does not solicit money from the public through direct or through a third party.

Cst. Alain Therrien said in a media release Monday Nelson Police would like to send out an alert regarding the latest scam that targets the public.

"This morning, a resident of Nelson received a...

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