Kimberley Bulletin

Grocery stores making changes in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Save-On-Foods is making changes such as limiting store hours and reserving time in the morning for seniors and people with disabilities in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release.

Helping Hands Food Bank facing added pressure.

Food Bank will remain open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Open House for Deer Park Development in Kimberley cancelled

Draft drawings of the project are available

East Kootenay biology intern set on career course

Jeremy Benson spent most of his summer on the Koocanusa Reservoir

Search and Rescue, Avalanche Canada, urge backcountry users to use caution

Make sensible decisions to avoid injury and extra strain on healthcare system amidst pandemic

  • Mar 19, 2020

An evolving list of Kimberley businesses impacted by COVID-19 outbreak

The Kimberley Bulletin is working with local businesses to keep our public updated with how they've been impacted, and what changes, closures and adjustments have been made. Here is the list, which is being updated continually. If your business has been impacted and you'd like to be added to this list, please contact or call 250-427-5333 ext. 1292.

  • Mar 18, 2020

Most upcoming concerts and events cancelled in Kimberley and Cranbrook

It's a bit painful updating our entertainment listings this week, as we see so many great events being cancelled. We've tried to check on most events but if it doesn't say cancelled, it's always best to check ahead.

RCR closes all resorts for duration of season due to COVID-19 pandemic

This comes as an update to their previously announced one-week suspension

  • Mar 18, 2020

City Hall closes to public amidst COVID-19 concerns

Kimberley City Hall will close its doors to the public effective immediately, the most recent in a long string of businesses and institutions announcing their strategies of social distancing and protecting employees and the public in the wake of COVID-19.

  • Mar 17, 2020

Kimberley Public Library closes

E resources still available

RDEK closes facilities to public, but remains open for business

In keeping with increasing social distancing measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) will be closing their offices and facilities to the public effective immediately.

  • Mar 17, 2020

Dynamiters coach reflects on playoff cancellation, season up until then

With concerns regarding COVID-19 postponing or cancelling essentially everything around us,and around the world, it's important to check in with members of our own community to see how it's impacted them.

  • Mar 16, 2020

Health Auxiliary closes thrift stores, loan cupboards

The Kimberley Healthcare Auxiliary called into the Kimberley Bulletin on Monday, March 16 with the following message:

  • Mar 16, 2020

Kimberley Mayor, Chamber President urge calm, caution

Kimberley is the best place in the world to ride this out, they say

Paul Vogt to become College of the Rockies’ new president

The College of the Rockies will soon have a new president at its helm.

Resorts of Canadian Rockies suspend operations for one week

All resorts, including Kimberley, are now temporarily closed

Civic Centre and Marysville Arena closed until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns

Kimberley City staff have made the decision to close the Civic Centre and the Marysville Arena and suspend all operations until further notice, due to concerns regarding COVID-19.

  • Mar 13, 2020

KIJHL cancels 2020 playoffs

Suspension no more, the season is cancelled