Carolyn Grant

Hot Kimberley real estate market leads to tightened inventory

Real estate sales in the entire Kootenay region have been brisk for almost a year, and Kimberley is no different. Houses are selling almost as quickly as they hit the market. But there is a downside to the boom. There is growing concern about the lack of inventory.

Avalanche Canada issues special warning for southern Rockies

Northern Rockies also under special avalanche warning

Kootenay Savings hands out donations to non-profits

Employees at each branch picked a non-profit for a $500 gift

Development permit sought for 323 Banks Street, Kimberley

Kimberley residents, especially those in Lower Blarchmont, will be pleased to learn that a building considered an eyesore, at 323 Banks Street, is being developed and rehabbed.

City of Kimberley hopes to open aquatic centre by summer

Renovations to building must be completed first

Kimberley Alpine Resort objects to 20 per cent increase in bulk water rates

Last November Kimberley council voted to increase bulk water rates by 20 per cent next year.

What’s my password again?

We live in a world of user names and passwords. Every utility account, credit car account, government account, bank account must have a password, and a PIN. And many also require you to answer identifying questions.

Teck Sullivan team to host a second round of online information sessions

Additional questions on groundwater issues will be answered

Kimberley Skating Club perseveres through COVID 19

COVID-19 has created challenges for all sporting organizations in Kimberley, including the Kimberley Skating Club.

Third quarter policing report delivered to Kimberley Council

Kimberley City Council received the third quarter policing report at their regular meeting last week. The report covers the period from October to December 2020 and was presented by Sgt. Steven Woodcox, the new commanding officer at the Kimberley RCMP detachment. Woodcox came on board in November after the retirement of Sgt. Chris Newel.

Former Kimberley lawyer disbarred

The Law Society of B.C. has ordered that former Kimberley lawyer Sandra Smaill be disbarred for professional misconduct.

Trudeau’s approval dropping amid vaccine roll out mess

As we enter year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, and pandemic fatigue has really set in, the only thing that has held steady has been Canadians perception of how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has handled it. His approval ratings soared at the beginning, and held steady at just over 50 per cent for the latter half of 2020.

New Kimberley space features local artists

Local artist Brad Hartshorn has some of his original artwork up on display at LITTLE big for the entire month of February.

New COVID case numbers in East Kootenay are low

The latest COVID-19 numbers by location released by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control show that new cases in the East Kootenay are low.

Kootenay real estate market stays strong

There is some concern about lack of inventory

Kootenay snow packs near normal range

River Forecast Centre releases latest snow pack measurements

Prevent frozen water and sewer pipes

It is cold outside and there are more cold days to come. In temperatures like this, frozen water and sewer lines are definitely possible.

Kootenay skier Molly Miller top Canadian at Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland

Miller is with the Canadian team in Lahti, Finland this week