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by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday May 13 2018

Interior Health announced Sunday that due to ongoing flooding and evacuation orders in the Grand Forks area, the Boundary Medical Clinic is closed until further notice.

by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday May 13 2018

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005. 

by Mona Mattei on Friday May 11 2018

The devastation of homes and businesses by flooding across the Boundary region continued Friday as people work tirelessly to save what they can. In what has been categorized as a catastrophic event by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) Emergency Operations Centre, the entire area is suffering the impact of the highest waters ever seen.

by Boundary Sentinel on Friday May 11 2018

RCMP in the Boundary report a man was shot during a police incident in the industrial park near Donaldson Drive and 75 Avenue in Grand Forks Wednesday afternoon.

The incident investigation is now being handled by the Independent Investigations Office.

by Boundary Sentinel on Friday May 11 2018

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary EOC is advising the public that despite river levels already started to recede, residents should keep sandbags in place due to warmer weather on the horizon.

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday May 10 2018

From Christina Lake through Rock Creek and Beaverdell, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre continues to increase its evacuation orders.

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday May 10 2018

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has expanded evacuation orders to 1125 additional properties in Areas C, D, and E, from Christina Lake through the West Boundary, including Grand Forks a media release said Thursday.

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday May 10 2018

Forecasts for precipitation and warm temperatures combined with a rush of snowpack at high elevations will hasten snowmelt in the coming days forcing the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary to increase the number of Evacuation Orders in the Boundary region.

In a media release Wednesday, the RDKB said rivers in the Boundary at expected to reach highest level since 1948.

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