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By: Jesse Heinrichs
Tristen Chernove said he is proud of Canada's action to protect athletes in response to COVID-19 pandemic
It's now been one week spent working from home and here are my thoughts. It's not exactly a new experience for me; as a working reporter throughout my years in University, I spent many hours writing, editing and interviewing from various jury-rigged desks, or just my bed sometimes.
The B.C. government recently released an official list of businesses that are able to remain open as essential services during the coronavirus pandemic. The list includes veterinary clinics and Dr. Kathryn Arbic of North Star Veterinary Clinic says she was happy to get that clarification.
Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok wants constituents to know that his offices, including in Kimberley, may be closed, but he and his staff are still working. If you have an issue, you can still email or call the office.
While it is still possible to enjoy our great outdoors while social distancing, there are areas that have been closed to the public. That includes BC Parks and attractions such as the Lussier River Hot Springs.
The City of Kimberley intends to provide some financial relief for residents and businesses affected by the pandemic and social distancing.
The Columbia Basin Trust had planned a series of public meetings this spring in order to renew their strategic plan. Public input meetings were planned for this spring and two symposiums for the fall.
By: Jesse Heinrichs
One of Kimberley's most popular summer festivals has been postponed for a year.
Mayor proud of residents, feels sticking to policies will get Kimberley out of crisis successfully
Rotary looks to November 7 for fall event
Crisis Line Awareness Week this year runs from March 23 to 27, and happens to come amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic. Canadian Mental Health Association's (CMHA) Interior Crisis Line Network says that their increase in call volume amidst the outbreak illustrates the importance of the service.
The Kimberley Arts Council/Centre 64 announced last week that Centre 64 is closed for now.
Troy Pollock, manager of planning with the City of Kimberley, confirmed for the Bulletin that Kimberley Transit customers will not be required to pay fares on Route 21, the Kimberley-Cranbrook Health Connections, Route 22, the KC Commuter, or local on-request transit services until further notices or changes to transit service delivery.
Signs will be placed at all sites that are being closed
Golden Life Management Corp, who owns senior living communities in western Canada including Garden View Village in Kimberley and Joseph Creek Village in Cranbrook, have issued a statement regarding how they are keeping their residents and staff safe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
As gas prices across the province and the country continue to fall during the COVID-19 pandemic, pump prices in Cranbrook and Kimberley have remained relatively stable.
Wade Jarvis, owner of Bohemian Spirits, is giving away over 100 litres of ethanol to be used for hand sanitizer from jugs located at 215 Mark Street in Kimberley.