Kimberley Bulletin

Dynamiters coach reacts to new COVID-19 restrictions

Eight 19 and 20-year-old players currently prohibited from joining team in practice

  • Dec 4, 2020

 

Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon committee is going ahead with planning 2021 event

Lots of uncertainty, but the committee has decided its too early to cancel

 

Bootleg Gap Golf Course sold to Simkins Golf Management for $3 million

After the decision was made to sell back in October 2019, Council has finalized the agreement for Bootleg Gap Golf Course to be sold to Simkins Golf Management Inc.

  • Dec 3, 2020

 

RCMP attends vehicle that caught fire after colliding with elk near Wasa

The Kimberley RCMP attended the scene of a vehicle that collided with several elk at around 7 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 3 near Wasa.

  • Dec 3, 2020

Jim Webster sells vintage Kimberley Alpine Resort ski chairs for park fundraiser

Marysville resident Jim Webster recently came into possession of some Kimberley history; 50 pieces of it to be exact. Webster purchased 50 of the old Easter lift ski chairs from the Kimberley Alpine Resort (KAR) and is now selling them to raise money for a new rest area and park along the Northstar Rails to Trails between Kimberley and Cranbrook.

  • Dec 2, 2020

Kimberley Nordic Club details plans for safe season of winter sport

The Kimberley Nordic Club has released their plan to re-open for the winter season.

  • Dec 1, 2020

Kimberley continues to support the Helping Hands Food Bank

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

KAR outlines plans for safe ski season in Zoom meeting with Kimberley business community

The Kimberley Chamber of Commerce hosted a Zoom meeting on Thursday, Nov. 26 in which Ted Funston, Ski Area Manager with Kimberley Alpine Resort, discussed their strategies and what people can expect ahead of opening day, tentatively scheduled for Dec. 12.

  • Nov 28, 2020

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

RDEK reminds residents to register for East Kootenay Evacuation Notification System

Provincial Alert system cannot be used for local emergencies

  • Nov 26, 2020

Winter 2021 Avalanche volleyball season cancelled

Pacwest has curtailed competitive play for the winter 2021 semester

  • Nov 26, 2020

Local’s extra kitten fundraiser money donated to Kimberley Food Bank

Carmen Hintz donates $500, after raising money to support rescued cats

  • Nov 25, 2020

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.

Kimberley Minor Hockey president hopes to see curve flatten for a return to hockey

New COVID-19 orders put in place by the government last week stated that while team sport is permitted to operate under Phase 3 as defined by viaSport, travel and spectators are not permitted.

  • Nov 24, 2020

Kimberley RCMP welcomes new detachment commander

Sgt. Steven Woodcox has first day on the job in Kimberley

  • Nov 24, 2020

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.

Dynamiters vanquish Creston 7-1 before season put on hold under new COVID-19 regulations

The Dynamiters managed to pull off a hefty 7-1 victory over Creston on Friday, Nov. 20, but the KIJHL announced that same evening that the season will be put on hold until Dec. 7 due to new health measures.

  • Nov 23, 2020

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