Grand Forks Gazette Staff

Mounties said the man pictured here allegedly crossed over the U.S.–Canada border illegally on July 24 by floating naked down the Kettle River. (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)
Mounties said the man pictured here allegedly crossed over the U.S.–Canada border illegally on July 24 by floating naked down the Kettle River. (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)
Castlegar RCMP arrest one man in relation to Midway stabbing

Castlegar RCMP arrest one man in relation to Midway stabbing

The stabbing occurred on June 17 and a suspect was arrested June 25

Castlegar RCMP arrest one man in relation to Midway stabbing
BC Conservation Officer Kyle Bueckert of Grand Forks saw that a self-isolated couple needed help with food and stepped in to buy them groceries. (BC Conservation Officer Service/Facebook)

Grand Forks conservation officer steps up to buy groceries for quarantined snowbirds from Kitimat

‘In these times of need, when people in the community need something like that done, it’s a no-brainer’

BC Conservation Officer Kyle Bueckert of Grand Forks saw that a self-isolated couple needed help with food and stepped in to buy them groceries. (BC Conservation Officer Service/Facebook)
FortisBC offers 90-day bill deferrals to customers impacted by COVID-19

FortisBC offers 90-day bill deferrals to customers impacted by COVID-19

Customers can apply for the relief program through the utility’s website

FortisBC offers 90-day bill deferrals to customers impacted by COVID-19
Apartments evacuated during police stand-off

Apartments evacuated during police stand-off

The incident occurred at Grand Forks apartment building on March 28

Apartments evacuated during police stand-off
Interior Health to host virtual town hall Friday, March 27

Interior Health to host virtual town hall Friday, March 27

The Q&A forum begins at 6 p.m. PDT, link in story

Interior Health to host virtual town hall Friday, March 27
Rockslide closes Columbia and Western Rail Trail near Castlegar

Rockslide closes Columbia and Western Rail Trail near Castlegar

The section of trail, on private lands, is closed and trespassers will be reported to RCMP

Rockslide closes Columbia and Western Rail Trail near Castlegar
Burton Cummings, Randy Bachman return to Grand Forks for Canada Rock Fest 2020

Burton Cummings, Randy Bachman return to Grand Forks for Canada Rock Fest 2020

The festival’s preliminary lineup was announced March 3

Burton Cummings, Randy Bachman return to Grand Forks for Canada Rock Fest 2020
Laura Verigin, 93, passed away on Feb. 29 in Trail, B.C. (Betsy Kline/Black Press)

Laura Verigin, prominent Doukhobor, passes away in Trail

Traditional Doukhobor funerals will be held for Verigin in Grand Forks and Castlegar

Laura Verigin, 93, passed away on Feb. 29 in Trail, B.C. (Betsy Kline/Black Press)
RCMP arrest Kamloops arson suspect in Grand Forks

RCMP arrest Kamloops arson suspect in Grand Forks

Suspect also wanted Canada-wide for parole violations

RCMP arrest Kamloops arson suspect in Grand Forks
Guitar, banjos stolen in Grand Forks break-and-enter

Guitar, banjos stolen in Grand Forks break-and-enter

RCMP began investigating on Nov. 26

Guitar, banjos stolen in Grand Forks break-and-enter
A screenshot of the DriveBC map shows that crews estimate that the rocks will be cleared by 1 p.m. Wednesday.                                (DriveBC)

Alternating traffic on Hwy 3 near Paulson Bridge after morning rock fall

The road is expected to be fully cleared by 3 p.m. Wednesday

A screenshot of the DriveBC map shows that crews estimate that the rocks will be cleared by 1 p.m. Wednesday.                                (DriveBC)
RCMP block off a section of Donaldson Drive in Grand Forks in May 2018, after police fired shots at a man who was reportedly driving erratically.                                (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
RCMP block off a section of Donaldson Drive in Grand Forks in May 2018, after police fired shots at a man who was reportedly driving erratically.                                (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Drugs, cash and tasers seized in Grand Forks search

Drugs, cash and tasers seized in Grand Forks search

The drugs found are suspected to be methamphetamine and fentanyl

Drugs, cash and tasers seized in Grand Forks search
Grand Forks RCMP are looking for a male suspect, 5’6” or 5’7” and approximately 160 pounds. The suspect was seen fleeing a Grand Forks home wearing a black hoodie and sunglasses.

Grand Forks woman assaulted in home invasion

The incident took place Wednesday morning

Grand Forks RCMP are looking for a male suspect, 5’6” or 5’7” and approximately 160 pounds. The suspect was seen fleeing a Grand Forks home wearing a black hoodie and sunglasses.