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City Council Oct 22, 2018

This was the last meeting of this council. Four long years has this group occupied the seat of decision making. Long enough for some to become comfortable in their position while for others it’s time to move on. For Councilors Butler, Hammet, Ross, Tripp and Mayor Konrad this was their last meeting as a city […]

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2018 Municipal Election

Oct 20, 2018 was Election Day in Grand Forks (and the rest of BC). This was the final day to vote for City Council, School Board Trustees and the Kettle River Watershed Authority Service referendum. In total 1568 votes were cast, just under 50%. The makeup of council has definitely changed. Brian Taylor has returned […]

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2018 Volunteer Appreciation Awards

On Thursday evening (Oct 18) the City and Community Futures arranged for an event at gallery 2 where they handed out some awards to volunteers. In the fall the City and Community¬† give out volunteer appreciation and small business awards. This year so many businesses are still affected by the spring flooding that this part […]

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Candidates Cafe 2018

There was a third all candidates thingy on Oct 13, 2018. The previous forums took place at the auditorium in the high school, this one was in the upstairs of the curling rink. Previous forums had a single speaker / audience dynamic. Well, except for the Mayoral Candidates one which had no questions from the […]