Kimberley Bulletin

Kimberley paramedics share experiences working during COVID

Paramedics are among those workers who were unable to work from home when the COVID-19 pandemic showed up and had to carry forth with modified procedures and a great deal more stress.

  • Jul 7, 2020

 

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.

 

SD6 schools close for the summer

Still many unknowns about what the return to school in September will look like

 

Dynamiters star Brock Palmer headed to University of Las Vegas Rebels

One of the stars of the Kimberley Dynamiters is moving on to the American Collegiate Hockey Association next season, as Brock Palmer announces his commitment to the University of Las Vegas Rebels (UNLV).

  • Jun 26, 2020

Stage 1 water restrictions now in effect in Kimberley

While a good many people haven't even turned a sprinkler on yet during this quite rainy June, the City of Kimberley water restrictions automatically kicked in on June 1.

Crawford Bay cancels Canada Day celebration and fireworks

Many Kimberley and Cranbrooks residents attend this annual event

Kimberley City Council approves policing contract in principle

Kimberley City Council has approved in principle that the Kimberley RCMP Detachment will be staffed with eight full time equivalent municipal officers. However, Council has also directed administration and the RCMP NCO to manage members transfers and leaves so that staff is at seven full time equivalent members.

Kimberley receives $120K grant for 4th Ave Pathway Connection project

Kimberley is one of four Kootenay communities to benefit from B.C.'s Active Transportation Grants program, specifically in the form of $120,416 dedicated to the 4th Avenue Pathway Connection, which will create new active transportation connections between neighbourhoods, assisted-living facilities, schools and health centres.

  • Jun 24, 2020

Letter: Concerns around dog poisoning

Letter to the Editor

Selkirk’s Class of 2020 have planned a reverse grad parade

Grads will line up along Rotary Drive, you may drive by to see them

The 2020 Selkirk Secondary School Awards Night

Although due to the COVID-19 pandemic it may not happen like they imagined it, Selkirk's class of 2020 will be celebrating the momentous occasion of their graduation this coming weekend.

  • Jun 23, 2020

Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation provides $9.2 mllion to environmental projects

Conservation projects across British Columbia are getting a $9.2 million funding boost courtesy of the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCFT), benefiting some 180 different wildlife, freshwater fish and habitat projects around the province.

  • Jun 19, 2020

RDEK approves grant funding for regional family physician recruitment

A local group is looking to increase recruitment of more family physicians to Cranbrook and the surrounding regional communities, and has gotten some help from the Regional District of East Kootenay.

Campground sale will fund several infrastructure projects in Kimberley, Mayor says

The Northstar Group of Companies, who operate a number of tourism assets in Kimberley, was the preferred proponent to buy the campground, Mayor Don McCormick says.

Dramatic sky in the East Kootenay during weekend storm

Thunderstorms rolled through the East Kootenay on Saturday, June 13

Gray Creek Pass Road closed temporarily due to washout

The Gray Creek Pass Road is temporarily closed due to a serious washout between the two Redding Creek bridges.

City of Kimberley announces sale of Riverside Campground

The City of Kimberley announced late Monday that they had completed the sale of the Riverside Campground.

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.