Kathleen Saylors

(Screenshot courtesy US GEOMAC Wildland Fire Support map)

Plane fighting wildfire crashes near Canada/U.S. border

The plane experienced an unknown problem.

(Screenshot courtesy US GEOMAC Wildland Fire Support map)
Man missing from Fraser Valley prompts massive police operation near Grand Forks

Man missing from Fraser Valley prompts massive police operation near Grand Forks

RCMP saying little about the case of Wilfred Kilgren of Popkum who was eventually found in Creston

Man missing from Fraser Valley prompts massive police operation near Grand Forks
Column: Bearing witness to this flood

Column: Bearing witness to this flood

Reporter Kate Saylors reflects on what it was like to cover those first few days of the flood.

Column: Bearing witness to this flood
Minister Mike Farnworth in Grand Forks last week with regional fire chief Dan Derby. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Kootenay-Boundary region requests military assistance in flooding relief

The political request came Tuesday night

Minister Mike Farnworth in Grand Forks last week with regional fire chief Dan Derby. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Mike Farnworth meets members of the Grand Forks Fire/Rescue team on Sunday, May 13 in a visit to Grand Forks. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

VIDEO: Public safety minister visits Boundary flooding

Farnworth took a helicopter tour of the area Sunday.

Mike Farnworth meets members of the Grand Forks Fire/Rescue team on Sunday, May 13 in a visit to Grand Forks. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Fake GoFundMe account started for Grand Forks ‘flood victims’

Fake GoFundMe account started for Grand Forks ‘flood victims’

Community Futures Boundary is advising they did not sponsor the campaign.

Fake GoFundMe account started for Grand Forks ‘flood victims’
Some residents returned to the Ruckle area by boat after the dike failed overnight on Thursday. (Kathleen Saylords/Grand Forks Gazette)

VIDEO: Volunteers pack thousands of sandbags as Grand Forks battles flooding

The impacts of this flood are expected to echo for years, the RDKB said Friday.

Some residents returned to the Ruckle area by boat after the dike failed overnight on Thursday. (Kathleen Saylords/Grand Forks Gazette)
Multiple RCMP officers were on scene in the block of Donaldson Drive off Central Avenue around 5 p.m. on Thursday. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

UPDATED: Man in critical condition after police-involved shooting in Grand Forks

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has deployed investigators

Multiple RCMP officers were on scene in the block of Donaldson Drive off Central Avenue around 5 p.m. on Thursday. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Riverside Drive in Grand Forks on Thursday morning. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Nearly 2,800 evacuated in the Boundary while water levels remain high

‘Very difficult situation expected to continue through Friday and possibly longer’

Riverside Drive in Grand Forks on Thursday morning. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Evacuation alerts for 779 Boundary-area properties, orders for 33: RDKB

Evacuation alerts for 779 Boundary-area properties, orders for 33: RDKB

Virtually all residents in many Boundary floodplains are asked to be ready.

Evacuation alerts for 779 Boundary-area properties, orders for 33: RDKB
RDKB issues evacuation alerts

RDKB issues evacuation alerts

The Boundary is preparing for more flooding later this week.

RDKB issues evacuation alerts
Tanker truck carrying 40,000 litres of fuel overturned on Highway 3

Tanker truck carrying 40,000 litres of fuel overturned on Highway 3

Fire crews and traffic control are currently at the scene

Tanker truck carrying 40,000 litres of fuel overturned on Highway 3
Fatalities in Grand Forks crash from Castlegar area

Fatalities in Grand Forks crash from Castlegar area

A crash on Highway 3 yesterday has left three dead.

Fatalities in Grand Forks crash from Castlegar area
Grand Forks mayor Frank Konrad made a controversial comment regarding refugees at the September 2015 Committee of the Whole. (Screenshot from gftv.ca)

Grand Forks mayor backtracks on ‘pedophiles, terrorists’ comment

The comments came to light Monday morning.

Grand Forks mayor Frank Konrad made a controversial comment regarding refugees at the September 2015 Committee of the Whole. (Screenshot from gftv.ca)
West Kootenay-area athletes going to 55+ Games

West Kootenay-area athletes going to 55+ Games

A dozen swimmers from the Castlegar Cocoons swim club will represent Zone 6 at the 55+ BC Games.

West Kootenay-area athletes going to 55+ Games