Carolyn Grant

House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Revelstoke Review)

Kootenay real estate sales slightly off; demand and value remain high

The market is setting into a normal trend after two very busy years

House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Revelstoke Review)
Bighorn sheep on the Radium Hill. MOTI file

Speed will be reduced on Radium Hill to avoid bighorn sheep mortalities

Those advocating for more to be done about big horn sheep mortality…

Bighorn sheep on the Radium Hill. MOTI file
Deer are fawning now, within communities and in the wild. Give fawns a wide berth even if you don’t see the doe around says WildSafeBC. Bulletin file.

WildSafeBC offers common sense advice on animal encounters

We are outdoors more as the weather warms, here’s how to avoid wildlife encounters

Deer are fawning now, within communities and in the wild. Give fawns a wide berth even if you don’t see the doe around says WildSafeBC. Bulletin file.
There was significant flooding and debris flow in Fairmont in June of 2020. RDEK file

RDEK sets up self-fill sandbag stations in anticipation of spring flooding

While the snow melt is mostly complete in valley bottoms, there is…

There was significant flooding and debris flow in Fairmont in June of 2020. RDEK file
One of the maps showing heat vulnerability in the Regional District of East Kootenay.

Interior Health creates Community Health and Climate Change maps

Interior Health has created a series of community health and climate change…

One of the maps showing heat vulnerability in the Regional District of East Kootenay.
Border crossings are likely to have delays on long weekends. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Expect a busy summer at border crossings says Canada Border Services Agency

Have your ArriveCAN app filled out within 72 hours of a border crossing

Border crossings are likely to have delays on long weekends. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
With support from CBT, the Kootenay Children’s Festival has already taken place, to great success. Photo submitted

CBT provides support as summer festivals return to the Kootenays

The last few summers have been bereft of the staple of many…

With support from CBT, the Kootenay Children’s Festival has already taken place, to great success. Photo submitted
Courtesy BC River Forecast Centre.

Cool weather leads to higher snow packs in Kootenays

More snow was added this past weekend

Courtesy BC River Forecast Centre.
The Kootenay real estate market is cooling down after a torrid 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
The Kootenay real estate market is cooling down after a torrid 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Columbia Valley Search and Rescue assist in the rescue of an injured cliff jumper. CVSAR file

Columbia Valley Search and Rescue assist in the rescue of an injured cliff jumper

Bulletin staff Columbia Valley Search and Rescue was called out on the…

Columbia Valley Search and Rescue assist in the rescue of an injured cliff jumper. CVSAR file
Teens on the 2019 adventure. Dave Quinn photo

Wildsight invites Kootenay youth to GoWild!

This summer, 14 Kootenay teenagers will have the opportunity to truly experience…

Teens on the 2019 adventure. Dave Quinn photo
Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.

Kimberley church fundraising to bring family from Ukraine

Summit Church hopes to raise enough to support the young family for their first year

Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.
Columbia Basin youth recently took part in climate action sessions and workshops. Photo contributed

Columbia Basin youth engage in climate events

Columbia Basin youth, ages 14 to 18, had an opportunity this winter…

Columbia Basin youth recently took part in climate action sessions and workshops. Photo contributed
Two Kootenay authors will present their local history books at Cranbrook History Centre next week. Image submitted

Cranbrook History Centre presents Ed Talks – Boats and Trains in the Kootenays

7 pm on April 28 2022 the Cranbrook History Centre

Two Kootenay authors will present their local history books at Cranbrook History Centre next week. Image submitted
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Snow tires should remain on your vehicle until April 30 each year. Bulletin file

Don’t change your winter tires yet, advises Road Safety at Work

We are all hoping that this last cold snap is just that…

Snow tires should remain on your vehicle until April 30 each year. Bulletin file
Skiing at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Bulletin file

Resorts of the Canadian Rockies drop mask mandate today

Proof of vaccination required until April 8

Skiing at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Bulletin file
Snow packs in the East and West Kootenay are just above normal. C. Grant photo

Kootenay snow packs drop slightly, still a bit above normal

The depth of British Columbia’s snow pack fell slightly over the month…

Snow packs in the East and West Kootenay are just above normal. C. Grant photo
The City of Kimberley will create a multipurpose park on Swan Avenue—here seen with the current basketball court—with support from the Trust.

CBT supports creation of 18 low barrier, outdoor recreational projects in the Kootenays

Throughout the pandemic demand for outdoor recreation assets has been growing, and…

The City of Kimberley will create a multipurpose park on Swan Avenue—here seen with the current basketball court—with support from the Trust.
Inside the Skookumchuck Pulp Mill, one of seven mills Paper Excellence owns in Canada. Paper Excellence file

Paper Excellence donates $50,000 to Indigenous Women Entrepreneurship Fund

Paper Excellence, which owns the Skookumchuk pulp mill just north of Kimberley,…

Inside the Skookumchuck Pulp Mill, one of seven mills Paper Excellence owns in Canada. Paper Excellence file