Carolyn Grant

Wildsight offers online resources for education

Monica Nissen, Wildsight education director, says that the COVID-10 pandemic dumped a barrel of lemons in her team's hands when it hit this spring, putting a stop to many of their traditional education plans.

Letter: Concerns around dog poisoning

Letter to the Editor

City Council adopts City Hall COVID-19 Safety Plan

Kimberley City Council adopted protocols for dealing with the COVID-19 virus at all city-owned buildings at their regular meeting this week.

Kimberley Underground Mining Railway to open on July 1, 2020

One of Kimberley's favourite tourist attractions will be open this summer, although it will operate in a slightly different manner.

City of Kimberley rescinds Water Quality Advisory

The City of Kimberley has rescinded its Water Quality Advisory effective June 8, 2020.

Kimberley RCMP pick up another early morning impaired driver

Another impaired driver has been picked up by Kimberley RCMP, this time on the morning of June 4, 2020.

Kimberley/Cranbrook RCMP recognize ten years of auxiliary constable service

Sgt. Chris Newel and S/Sgt. Barry Graham would like to recognize ten years of dedicated RCMP auxiliary constable service. Noel Oslund and Bruce Smith of Cranbrook became RCMP auxiliary officers in October of 2009. As a volunteer they underwent extensive training and then went on to assist RCMP members in both Cranbrook and Kimberley for ten years.

Playgrounds and public washrooms to reopen in Kimberley Friday, June 5

This Friday, June 5, 2020, the City of Kimberley will re-open more facilities as part of their phased plan.

City of Kimberley encourages people and pets to stay away from fast flowing creeks

City doesn't anticipate flooding but creeks are running very fast

City of Kimberley issues Boil Water Notice

The City of Kimberley issued a Boil Water Notice for all users on Monday, June 1, 2020.

Impaired driver apprehended on Hwy 95A at 3:30 a.m. Saturday

Kimberley RCMP continued to remove impaired drivers from the roads.

Kimberley schools are open with social distancing in place

Some, but not all, Kimberley students return to school this week, as School District No. 6 moved to Stage 3 of the reopening plan.

Selkirk graduation in Kimberley will look very different this year

We have all had to change things in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and for this year's Selkirk Class of 2020 what has changed is graduation.

East Kootenay snow packs still moderately high

EK snow packs at 114 per cent of normal

SD6 expects 50 to 60 per cent of students back on June 1 on a part time basis

School District No. 6, which includes the Kimberley Zone, is going ahead with plans to reopen district schools on June 1.

Thoughtful plan for reintroducing visitors to Kimberley required: Mayor McCormick

As the City begins the process of reopening, Mayor Don McCormick wants to congratulate Kimberley residents for how they have coped with this strange new world.

Innovative COVID-19 Programming at Kimberley Alternate School

Teachers across the province are finding new ways to connec with their students during this period of social isolation.

Hometown Heroes: Kimberley RCMP members deal with pandemic

Continuing with our series on our own hometown heroes, the front line workers, this week we focus on the RCMP.

Utility vehicle driver faces charges

Just after 5 p.m. on May 19 RCMP responded to a flipped Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) on Warren Ave (Overwaitea Hill). The driver was apprehended and the officer noted signs of alcohol consumption. Kimberley Detachment Commander Sgt. Chris Newel reports that the breath demand was read and the driver subsequently received a 90-day driving prohibition.