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Grand Forks Newswire

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  1. City of Grand Forks delays eviction of charities after 'haphazard' decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | CBC News

    Staff and volunteers at the Whispers of Hope Benevolent Association's soup kitchen in Grand Forks, B.C. Whispers of Hope soup kitchen and thrift store as well as a neighbouring emergency shelter have had their order to vacate a city-owned property - despite holding a valid lease - extended from 30 days to six months. However, the mayor is standing behind the delayed eviction citing public safety issues, including the behavior of residents of a nearby homeless camp and a number of alleged bylaw and lease infractions by the charities.

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  2. Volunteer drivers needed to transport donated hay to animals impacted by B.C. wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | GlobalNews

    ... fields, dead and displaced livestock and damaged infrastructure following weeks of wildfires. People in the Grand Forks region have collected thousands of pounds of hay to feed animals impacted by the wildfires that continue to plague British ...

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  3. Charity serving homeless in small B.C. town defies city-ordered closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | CBC News

    Staff and volunteers at the Whispers of Hope Benevolent Association's soup kitchen in Grand Forks, B.C., say they plan to open as scheduled Tuesday morning. A non-profit organization that serves the homeless in Grand Forks, B.C., plans to continue providing services this morning, despite a city order to cease operations.

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  4. Canada 150th: The incredible life of Bill BarleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Penticton Herald

    ... Barlee was a man of higher ideals, loved and respected by almost everyone who came to know him. Born in Grand Forks in 1932 and raised in Rossland, Barlee's varied background included more than 20 years as a teacher (most of those at Penticton ...

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  5. Place Names: Summit City, revisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Since then, the Regional District of Kootenay kindly provided a copy of the townsite map, which reveals that heavy traffic passes through Summit City every day, but you'd never guess it. The former townsite is on Highway 3 between Grand Forks and Greenwood, about 19 km northwest of the intersection of North Fork Road and 2 km south of Wilgress Lake.

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  6. Every British Columbia community to benefit from federal Gas Tax Fund transferRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 27 | Newkerala.com

    ... of the projects being funded this year include the replacement of the 5th Street water main in the City of Grand Forks. The City of Chilliwack has plans to replace their existing curling rink with a new one, and the City of Abbotsford will be ...

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  7. Grand Forks cadet receives training in VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Cadet Sean Chambers of Grand Forks plays freeze tag with a fellow course mate during a recreational sports period at Vernon Cadet Training Centre. He is in Vernon this summer as he attends the Basic Fitness and Sports Course.

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  8. Place Names: Summit City, revisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Since then, the Regional District of Kootenay kindly provided a copy of the townsite map, which reveals that heavy traffic passes through Summit City every day, but you'd never guess it. The former townsite is on Highway 3 between Grand Forks and Greenwood, about 19 km northwest of the intersection of North Fork Road and 2 km south of Wilgress Lake.

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  9. Three hurt in 2nd crash in as many days on Highway 2 near Grand Forks AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Valley News Live

    Three people were hurt in the second crash in as many days on Highway 2 near the Grand Forks Airport. Troopers say 20-year-old Adam Stecker of Grand Forks was heading south through a green light when a westbound vehicle, driven by 43-year-old Melvin Morin Jr. of Grand Forks, reportedly ran a red light and t-boned Stecker's vehicle.

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  10. 'They could have sent a helicopter, search dogs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | ABC News

    ... sisters conducted an extensive search in British Columbia over eight months. They started in the small town of Grand Forks, where Owen was last seen, and later widened the search to Vancouver, about six hours drive away. He had been recently ...

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  11. Insulation manufacturer plans West Virginia factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... pected in early 2020. It has manufacturing sites in Marshall County, Mississippi, as well as Milton, Ontario and Grand Forks, British Columbia in Canada.

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  12. Goldpanners fall in Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Ames, a first baseman from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, helped guide Alaska into the semifinals of the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament in Grand Forks, British Columbia. Although the Goldpanners shut out the North Sound Emeralds, ...

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  13. Ames, Endersby lead Goldpanners in comeback winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... do it again Saturday when it met the Burnaby Bulldogs, of Burnaby, British Columbia, in the quarterfinals of the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament at James Donaldson Stadium in Grand Forks, British Columbia. After finishing pool play ...

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  14. Goldpanners to face Burnaby Bulldogs today in tourney playoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Alaska Goldpanners face the Burnaby Bulldogs at 6 p.m. today in the playoffs of the 36th annual Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament in Grand Forks, British Columbia.

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  15. Cormack delivers in the clutch, helps Goldpanners advance in BC tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... run, at third base during Thursday morning's game against the Everett (Washington) Merchants in the 36th annual Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament. Cormack's first at-bat in the game turned into a walk-off single that drove in Chaumette ...

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  16. Sound defeat: Goldpanners fall in BCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... - The Alaska Goldpanners registered two home runs - including an inside-the-park effort - Wednesday night in the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament in Grand Forks, British Columbia. Those blasts by Jake Hazard and JT Arruda, however, ...

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  17. Vesia pitches shutout for Goldpanners in BCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... performance at the plate helped spark the Alaska Goldpanners to a dominating debut in the 36th annual Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament on Tuesday night at James Donaldson Park in Grand Forks, British Columbia. Vesia, a left-handed ...

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  18. Don't eat raw cookie dough, Health Canada warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | CBC News

    ... o far, there have been 30 reported illnesses across the country, inclding two-year-old Brian Hermsen of Grand Forks, B.C., who spent four weeks in hospital after eating raw cookie dough made with Robin Hood flour. said on June 2 that it was closing ...

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  19. Goldpanners walk-off in extras for fourth straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... of Trinity University, finished with two hits for Alaska in the win. Up next for the Goldpanners is a visit to Grand Forks, British Columbia. Alaska will compete in the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament, which begins Tuesday and ends ...

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  20. Sears shuts 59 shops but no changes for Cap MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | North Shore News

    ... Thursday. The reeling retail giant plans to close five stores in B.C. including shops in Creston, Sechelt, Grand Forks, Abbotsford, and a department store in a Kamloops mall. Speaking to Business in Vancouver reporter Frank O'Brien recently, ...

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