Carolyn Grant

Kimberley continues to support the Helping Hands Food Bank

Applications for grocery vouchers in lieu of Christmas hampers still being accepted

MLA Clovechok sworn in for second term

Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok was sworn in for his second term on Friday, November 27, 2020.

Kimberley bulk water rates to rise 20 per cent if bylaw adopted

Bylaw given first three readings this week

Hunkering down in the pandemic

The great crackdown has arrived and we've all been told to mask up and not gather for at least two weeks.

Balance between community safety and tourism is a delicate one: Mayor McCormick

Although Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick said he had been some what wary about the public health orders brought down last week, having had a chance to look them over, he says they actually help.

Kimberley water fees will have no increase; sewer fees up eight per cent

In their budget deliberation meeting last week, Kimberley City Council approved a recommendation from CFO Jim Hendricks that water utility fees remain the same for the next year. Fees will be $477.12 for the year.

Kimberley Council votes to reduce flat tax by a further $80 per year

Council decided in 2016 to begin reduction of the flat tax

Aquatic Centre parcel tax will be lower in 2021

This will reflect the fact that the centre has been closed for the majority of 2020 due to COVID-19

Interior Health confirms COVID-19 exposure at Kimberley Independent School

Interior Health has confirmed a potential COVID-19 exposure at the Kimberley Independent School. The exposure is believed to have occurred on November 10, 2020.

Kimberley bylaw officer busy with dog complaints

Three aggressive dog investigations

Live-streamed jazz concert from Quebec duo at Studio 64

The third concert in the 'Live-streamed at Studio 64' fall series will be aired Saturday, November 21, when renowned Canadian jazz singer, pianist, and composer Elizabeth Shepherd and acclaimed guitarist and composer Michael Occhipinti will perform.

City receives unexpected $2 million from government COVID-19 restart funding

The province of British Columbia is distributing emergency safe restart funding to municipalities to help with the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Kimberley is set to receive $2,087,000.

Raccoon population increasing in Kimberley

Wild turkeys on the rise as well

Kimberley RCMP make arrest, seize drugs

An officer conducted a traffic stop on Warren Ave. in Kimberley because he knew the driver was prohibited from driving

Record breaking real estate sales continue across the Kootenays

KAR reports a total of 434 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® in October 2020, a rise of 41.6 per cent from October 2019.

Refunds available for those who pre-purchased Aquatic Centre punch cards

At their regular meeting on Monday, November 9, 2020, Kimberley City Council adjusted the Facilities Rental bylaw to allow for refunds of pre-purchased punch cards at the Aquatic Centre.

Jack Ratcliffe retires from his last volunteer position at age 92

The City of Kimberley is establishing a community service award in Ratcliffe's name and he will be first recipient

Kimberley Food Bank cancels traditional hamper program

No angel trees either; cash donations needed

Cpl. Kate Bamber presents the Alexa Award to Cst. Dylan Cross. Photo submitted

Kimberley RCMP member receives Alexa Award

The award recognizes those who take impaired drivers off the road

Cpl. Kate Bamber presents the Alexa Award to Cst. Dylan Cross. Photo submitted

Sullivan Mine in Kimberley wins prestigious BC Mining Reclamation Award

There is an award-winning property in the neighbourhood. The Sullivan Mine's upgraded groundwater collection system near Mark Creek is an Outstanding Achievement in Reclamation, according to the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee (TRCR) on Reclamation.