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by Allyson Kenning on Thursday Jun 24 2010

Early last Sunday, residents in the area of Fourth Avenue and Planer Crescent were startled awake at 6:30 AM by a group of roofers arriving on the job well in advance of normal business hours, accompanied by not only their noisy roofing equipment but by a stereo blasting music as well.  That same night, from 11:15 to well past midnight, a large diesel-fueled truck sat idling in the Emcon lot,...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jun 24 2010
Since its inception in 1997 by a small group of local citizens, the Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary has grown to be host to over $1 million in endowment funds giving them the ability to grant money to community needs across the region. This year the Foundation has hit another milestone by hiring their first executive director. Mona Mattei has taken the reins of the Foundation, supported...
by Wikinews on Thursday Jun 24 2010

General Stanley McChrystal, the top military commander for the US army in Afghanistan, was dismissed by president Barack Obama Wednesday, over controversial comments he made in an interview with a magazine.

McChrystal will be replaced by General David Petraeus. The move was made after McChrystal and the president held a thirty-minute meeting Wednesday to discuss...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jun 23 2010

 Memorial services for 19-year-old Castlegar man Zach Larsen have not yet been scheduled, as the family awaits the conclusion of a forensic examination, to be conducted tomorrow.

An impromtu memorial has been established at Mushroom Park (at the corner of 2 Street and 6 Avenue), however, where mourners are leaving flowers, candles, teddy bears and other tributes under photographs and...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jun 23 2010

 Castlegar's the worst in the Kootenays and the fourth-worst out of 160 B.C. municipalities in terms of the tax burden placed on businesses as compared to residential taxes.

This, according to a June 15 report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), which indicates only the communities of North Saanich, Revelstoke and Tumbler Ridge showed a greater gap between what...
by Castlegar Source on Monday Jun 21 2010

The body of a missing 19-year-old Castlegar man, Zachary Larsen, was recovered from the Columbia River today.

Castlegar RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew said a passerby walking along the riverbank spotted the body in the river between the Robson and Kinnaird bridges.

She said a forensic examination will be conducted, but until the results are available, it's impossible to say whether foul...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jun 21 2010
On June 19 at approximately 10:10 a.m., a 48-year-old resident of Grand Forks was operating a motorcycle with a passenger traveling north-bound on Highway 33.
 
About 10 kilometres north of Beaverdell, the motorcycle he was operating collided with a deer. As a result of this collision the operator died from his injuries. The male passenger was transported to the Kelowna...
by Mona Mattei on Monday Jun 21 2010
A revolving crowd enjoyed all the day had to offer at the Christina Lake Homecoming on Saturday, June 19. The first annual community event was a huge success for the organizers who wanted to develop a regular community celebration at the Lake. Activities included a pancake breakfast, entertainment and an art sale throughout the day, tours at the Christina Living Arts Centre, the official...
by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jun 21 2010
For the second time in a year, the Boundary will be highlighted on TV as the film crew from West Coast Escapes wrapped up their three-day whirlwind tour of the Boundary last week. The crew shot vistas around the region, unique activities such as spelunking caves, and visited typical tourist locations in Greenwood, Christina Lake and Grand Forks.
 
The crew from CHEK...
by Contributor on Sunday Jun 20 2010

A new monthly meat draw will feature not just any product - it will offer only locally produced food. On June 15  the Grand Forks & Boundary Regional Agricultural Society held their first monthly meat draw. The money raised will help to build the mobile abattoir - a unit that will...

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