Carolyn Grant

George Grey file

Kimberley hosts Teck Dry Land Camp for Kootenay x-country skiers

Last week cross-country ski athletes and coaches from all over the East…

George Grey file
Winter tires are required on most B.C. highways by October 1, 2022. Bulletin file

Winter tires must be installed by October 1, 2022

It may feel like we had a very short summer, but nonetheless…

Winter tires are required on most B.C. highways by October 1, 2022. Bulletin file
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WorkSafeBC fines GFL Environmental over $700,000 for infraction on Kimberley job site

WorkSafeBC has issued a $710,488 fine against GFL Environmental Inc. after a…

Wikimedia Commons file
The Ministry of Forests is looking to transplant wild turkeys to southern Alberta. Bulletin file

Province will work with Alberta to translocate wild turkeys from Kootenay towns

Coun. Kent Goodwin comments that for every turkey the ministry should also take two deer

The Ministry of Forests is looking to transplant wild turkeys to southern Alberta. Bulletin file
Cindy Postnikoff at a ceremony at the park last Saturday. You can see the plaque on the boulder behind the Canadian flag. Bulletin file

CUPE will fund replacement of memorial plaques stolen from Kimberley cenotaph last spring

Last June, 12 historical plaques donated by military families in memory of…

Cindy Postnikoff at a ceremony at the park last Saturday. You can see the plaque on the boulder behind the Canadian flag. Bulletin file
Board Chair Jocelyn Carver and President and CEO Johnny Strilaeff will share highlights of the Trust’s annual report at the Trust’s Annual General Meeting on September 22, online and in person in Valemount. CBT FILE

Columbia Basin Trust releases annual report; invites you to attend AGM

The board and staff of the Columbia Basin Trust are preparing for…

Board Chair Jocelyn Carver and President and CEO Johnny Strilaeff will share highlights of the Trust’s annual report at the Trust’s Annual General Meeting on September 22, online and in person in Valemount. CBT FILE
View from the reconnaissance flight. BC Wildfire Service

Mt. Evans fire near Kimberley being monitored by helicopters and air tankers

Terrain is not safe for ground crews says BC Wildfire Service

View from the reconnaissance flight. BC Wildfire Service
Emergency personnel were on the scene of a wildfire near Fairmont Tuesday evening. RDEK file
Emergency personnel were on the scene of a wildfire near Fairmont Tuesday evening. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Firefighters gain upper hand on 2-hectare wildfire south of Fairmont, B.C.

The fire is burning on Crown land on the west side of Highway 93/95 near the Columbia Lake viewpoint

Emergency personnel were on the scene of a wildfire near Fairmont Tuesday evening. RDEK file
Emergency personnel were on the scene of a wildfire near Fairmont Tuesday evening. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
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Spokane Braves withdraw from 2022/23 KIJHL season

Team cannot recruit enough vaccinated players

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Area streams are running faster than normal, use caution, says Kimberley SAR. Facebook photo

SAR urges caution around streams as water is running much faster than normal

Rivers and streams usually run slow in August, not so this year

Area streams are running faster than normal, use caution, says Kimberley SAR. Facebook photo
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EK teens experience 13th Bugaboos Teens Climbing Camp

The camp is back after breaking for COVID

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Leafy puts Washington’s wholesale Cannabis revenues at $653 million, making it the state’s fourth most valuable legal crop, behind only apples ($2.1 billion), wheat ($949 million) and potatoes ($753 million), but ahead of cherries ($562 million) and hay ($501 million), according to figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Leafy puts Washington’s wholesale Cannabis revenues at $653 million, making it the state’s fourth most valuable legal crop, behind only apples ($2.1 billion), wheat ($949 million) and potatoes ($753 million), but ahead of cherries ($562 million) and hay ($501 million), according to figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Black Press file

Kootenay Rockies Tourism and Selkirk College research cannabis tourism opportunities in the region

As a regional destination marketing organization, Kootenay Rockies Tourism is always seeking…

Leafy puts Washington’s wholesale Cannabis revenues at $653 million, making it the state’s fourth most valuable legal crop, behind only apples ($2.1 billion), wheat ($949 million) and potatoes ($753 million), but ahead of cherries ($562 million) and hay ($501 million), according to figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Leafy puts Washington’s wholesale Cannabis revenues at $653 million, making it the state’s fourth most valuable legal crop, behind only apples ($2.1 billion), wheat ($949 million) and potatoes ($753 million), but ahead of cherries ($562 million) and hay ($501 million), according to figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Black Press file
Ruth Hackett (Passmore Public Hall Association) & Amy Bell (KSCU Kaslo/South Slocan Branch Manager)

Kootenay Savings Community Foundation awards over $123,000 in grants and bursaries

Bulletin staff Kootenay Savings credit Union Foundation recently announced $65,000 in new…

Ruth Hackett (Passmore Public Hall Association) & Amy Bell (KSCU Kaslo/South Slocan Branch Manager)
Do an audit of your yard to make sure you keep wildlife/human conflict to a minimum. Bulletin/Brian Hay file
Do an audit of your yard to make sure you keep wildlife/human conflict to a minimum. Bulletin/Brian Hay file
Cindy Postnikoff at a ceremony at the park last Saturday. You can see the plaque on the boulder behind the Canadian flag. Bulletin file

Memorial plaques stolen from Kimberley Veterans Park

Plaques were donated in memory of military family members

Cindy Postnikoff at a ceremony at the park last Saturday. You can see the plaque on the boulder behind the Canadian flag. Bulletin file
The KIJHL returns to action on September 23, 2022. Kimberley Bulletin file

KIJHL 2022/23 season begins September 23

League adds almost two weeks to playoff schedule to allow for more rest days

The KIJHL returns to action on September 23, 2022. Kimberley Bulletin file
Yaqan NuɁkiy will add solar panels and fibre optic cable, plus create training opportunities, with support from Columbia Basin Trust and the New Relationship Trust.

First Nations bring solar energy to affordable housing in Kootenays

Three projects are supported by Columbia Basin Trust and the New Relationship Trust

Yaqan NuɁkiy will add solar panels and fibre optic cable, plus create training opportunities, with support from Columbia Basin Trust and the New Relationship Trust.
A goat rescue near St. Mary Lake, Kimberley.(Screenshot)

VIDEO: Visiting tourists rescue baby mountain goat stuck between rocks in Kimberley

Kid returned to mom after being discovered three feet down and stuck on its back

A goat rescue near St. Mary Lake, Kimberley.(Screenshot)
A familiar sight in Kootenay communities in June; a new born fawn in a yard. Trevor Crawley file

Kimberley City Council frustrated with lack of provincial action on urban deer issue

Kimberley City Council held a fairly brief regular meeting on Monday, June…

A familiar sight in Kootenay communities in June; a new born fawn in a yard. Trevor Crawley file
Every snow pack in the province is at least 140% of normal

Kootenay snow packs well above normal

West Kootenay at 170% of normal and in the East, 166%

Every snow pack in the province is at least 140% of normal