May 2015

Car accidents gain attention but cause only minor injuries

Car accidents gain attention but cause only minor injuries

A motor vehicle incident in Robson Saturday and another on Columbia Avenue during rush hour Monday had a lot of people asking questions but ended up being fairly minor.

The first happened at around 9:45 p.m. Saturday, according to RCMP Cpl. Dave Johnson, and Castlegar and Robson Fire Departments, along with police and BCAS, responded.

GF council votes to have Coun. Butler disqualified

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Grand Forks city councillors voted in Monday night's council meeting to file a declaration of disqualification for Coun. Julia Butler. 

They sent out the following press release this morning: 

Grand Forks, BC city council voted in favour of filing an application to the court for declaration of disqualification against Councillor Julia Butler. 

Apocalypses and Terminations

Apocalypses and Terminations

“Who killed the world?”  -- graphitto in the film, “Mad Max IV”

By Charles Jeanes

End Times and Revealed Truths

Rossland Rec: It's Summer!

Rossland Rec:  It's Summer!

Summer Recreation Brochure is out! 

The Summer Brochure is available online at,  Recreation Program Guide, and in hardcopy at the REC Department, Public Library, RSS and the Credit Union.   The Rossland Pool opens on Monday, June 8 with a BBQ from 4:00-6:30pm.  If you’d like to contact the Pool, please call them at 250-362-5455 or email at


Forest fire crews rescue baby owl named Norman

Forest fire crews rescue baby owl named Norman

On Tuesday, May 26 the Sentinal Unit Crew from the Southeast Fire Centre discovered this baby owl on the Little Bobtail Lake fire. He had fallen from his nest and was too young to fly. He was rescued by a Wildfire Management Branch Falling Coordinator based out of the Cobble Hill Zone in the Coastal Fire Centre. A wildlife rehabilitation centre was consulted before the owl was rescued.