Carolyn Grant

College of the Rockies President David Walls Signs Contract Extension

Jesse Nicholas, Chair, College of the Rockies Board of Governors, is pleased to announce David Walls has been offered and has accepted an extension to his contract as President and Chief Executive Officer of College of the Rockies.

Have all y’all heard the feedback?

So true story, folks. I was FaceTiming with my daughter and son-in-law (they live in Washington, DC) the other day, and as things always have in my family, talk turned to politics.

Potential new business makes presentation to Kimberley Council

This week at their regular meeting, Kimberley City Council received a delegation describing a potential new business. The business name is Sullivan Machine Works, and the vision behind it belongs to two Kimberley-born men, Noah Wesche and Aaron Christensen.

Nitros look for revenge at home this weekend

Dynamiters versus Grand Forks Friday night at the Civic Centre

SunMine third quarter report

While Mayor Don McCormick is convinced that there is a real future for solar energy in this region, for that industry to prosper, there must be a customer for the energy produced. In BC, that customer is BC Hydro through the Standing Offer Program (SOP). The City of Kimberley sells power generated at the SunMine through that program, but so far has been unable to get any traction from BC Hydro or the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources to expand the SOP.

It’s still dry

Small fire near St. Mary Lake now contained

Columbia Basin Trust Symposium this weekend in Kimberley

Saturday and Sunday events will be streamed live; astronaut Chris Hadfield delivers keynote on Friday

Dynamiters split weekend games

JOSH LOCKHART

Local man pays it back to home town

Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

Mayor advocates for solar farms at UBCM

This week in Vancouver at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention, Mayor Don McCormick will be making a pitch to the Minister of Jobs, Trades and Technology, Bruce Ralston, to visit the East Kootenay and become acquainted with its potential for solar industry.

Visitng Kootenay Country

Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok is at the union of British Columbia Municipalities convention in Vancouver this week, and he stopped by the Kootenay Country booth to say hello.

Kimberley contingent off to UBCM

With new government, it will be a busy week

New stop sign in Selkirk School area

A new Stop sign has been installed at the corner of Spokane Street and Byrant Blvd in Kimberley to improve safety, says Kimberley RCMP Sgt. Chris Newel.

Preliminary enrolment numbers in for Kimberley schools

School District No. 6 has released its preliminary enrolment numbers for the Kimberley Zone. Final numbers will be submitted to the Ministry of Education on September 30, but the preliminary numbers are a pretty good indication of population of Kimberley schools for this year.

Preliminary enrolment numbers in for Kimberley schools

School District No. 6 has released its preliminary enrolment numbers for the Kimberley Zone. Final numbers will be submitted to the Ministry of Education on September 30, but the preliminary numbers are a pretty good indication of population of Kimberley schools for this year.

Dynamiters start season 3-0

JOSH LOCKHART

Evacuation alert for Elkford area rescinded

Cooling temperatures and some precipitation — though more is some areas than others — is allowing the BC Wildfire Service to get a handle on the fire situation in the East Kootenay.

Progress on Linklater fire leads to changes in evacuation orders, alerts

As the BC Wildfire Service continues to make progress on the Linklater fire, the RDEK has rescinded the evacuation ORDER for the west side of Lake Koocanusa in the Newgate area and downgraded it to an evacuation ALERT.

5,000 without power for hour and a half in Kimberley area Wednesday morning

Over 5,000 customers in Kimberley, Marysville, Meadowbrook, St. Mary Lake Road and Wycliffe (including the airport) were without power on Wednesday morning, due to a bird making contact with a substation.