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Kimberley’s vaccination clinic has now moved to the Health Centre on 4th Avenue. Bulletin file

Vaccination clinic moves to Kimberley Health Centre

Kimberley’s vaccination clinic has moved into the Kimberley Health Centre at 260…

Kimberley’s vaccination clinic has now moved to the Health Centre on 4th Avenue. Bulletin file
Backyard fires are once again allowed within city limits. City of Kimberley file.

City of Kimberley rescinds backyard fire ban

With the Southeast Fire Centre lifting the campfire ban in our area,…

Backyard fires are once again allowed within city limits. City of Kimberley file.
The race in Golden in 2018. Photo courtesy Gibson Pictures.

TransRockies Race Series cancels Kootenay events due to Covid restrictions

Organizers of the TransRockies Single Track 6 mountain bike race have made…

The race in Golden in 2018. Photo courtesy Gibson Pictures.
Real estate agency in Kimberley. Paul Rodgers file

Rising number of Kootenay real estate sales to out of region buyers

Most out of region buyers from Lower Mainland and Alberta

Real estate agency in Kimberley. Paul Rodgers file
Highway 3 was closed Wednesday evening, August 18, 2021 due to a fuel tanker fire. Photo submitted

South Country fire departments respond to tanker truck fire in Elko

Highway 3 was closed due to the fire Wednesday evening

Highway 3 was closed Wednesday evening, August 18, 2021 due to a fuel tanker fire. Photo submitted
Kimberley Dynamiters vs Columbia Valley. Kimberley Bulletin file

KIJHL will require all players, bench staff, officials to be fully vaccinated

Full vaccinations required before start of season; one dose before any training camps

Kimberley Dynamiters vs Columbia Valley. Kimberley Bulletin file
Courtesy Alzheimer Society of B.C.
Courtesy Alzheimer Society of B.C.
House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Kootenay real estate sales off slightly in July 2021

Strong demand, lower inventory still an issue

House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Air bombers drop fire retardant with precise accuracy to protect a home dangerously close to the Osoyoos wildfire that started up off Highway 3 Monday morning, July 5, 2021. (Sam Tibbitt photo Facebook)

New homeowners living near burning B.C. wildfires face tricky insurance processes

Many insurers will not issue new policies if a fire is within 50 k of a community

Air bombers drop fire retardant with precise accuracy to protect a home dangerously close to the Osoyoos wildfire that started up off Highway 3 Monday morning, July 5, 2021. (Sam Tibbitt photo Facebook)
Great Blue Herons Phil Payne photo

Kootenay Conservation Program concerned by declining Great Blue Heron population

Active nests decreasing in the Columbia Basin

Great Blue Herons Phil Payne photo
To aid it in case of fires like this, Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi’it (Tobacco Plains Indian Band) will hire and train current employees and volunteers to establish a fire service for itself and neighbouring Grasmere, with support from the partnership. CBT file

16 projects receive $1.7 million through Columbia Basin Trust and the Province

Projects will create jobs while completing wildfire mitigation work

To aid it in case of fires like this, Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi’it (Tobacco Plains Indian Band) will hire and train current employees and volunteers to establish a fire service for itself and neighbouring Grasmere, with support from the partnership. CBT file
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RDEK seeks public input as short term rental planning process gets underway

It’s not just municipalities such as Kimberley and Cranbrook that are trying…

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Black Press file

Multiple reasons for long wait for road tests: ICBC

No appointments available for next six months

Black Press file
B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Katrine Conroy. (B.C. government photo)
B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Katrine Conroy. (B.C. government photo)
B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Katrine Conroy. (B.C. government photo)
B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Katrine Conroy. (B.C. government photo)
RDEK Fire Services South Country have responded to two ditch fires in two days caused by tossed cigarettes. RDEK Facebook.

RDEK Fire Services warns of danger of tossed cigarette butts

RDEK Fire Services is warning people to be careful with cigarette butts…

RDEK Fire Services South Country have responded to two ditch fires in two days caused by tossed cigarettes. RDEK Facebook.
Reuse it centres in the East Kootenay will reopen in early July. RDEK file

Reuse it centres in the East Kootenay will reopen in early July

One of the most popular spots at RDEK transfer stations throughout the…

Reuse it centres in the East Kootenay will reopen in early July. RDEK file
Kurt Swanson’s dog Kona takes a break from the heat on the Summer Solstice near Cranbrook, B.C. (Kurt Swanson photo)

Very warm temperatures forecast across the Kootenays this weekend

Nelson, Castlegar forecast to hit 39, Cranbrook 37

Kurt Swanson’s dog Kona takes a break from the heat on the Summer Solstice near Cranbrook, B.C. (Kurt Swanson photo)
There is still snow in higher elevations in the Kootenays, although the freshet has begun. Carolyn Grant file

Plenty of high elevation snow still to melt in the Kootenays

BC River Forecast Centre issues monthly snowpack report

There is still snow in higher elevations in the Kootenays, although the freshet has begun. Carolyn Grant file
More inventory is becoming available in the Kootenay market. Black Press file

Kootenay real estate sales slightly lower, but still ahead of last year

More inventory is entering the market says Kootenay Associaton of Realtors

More inventory is becoming available in the Kootenay market. Black Press file
Team-A: Owen, Jacob-Waya, Melissa, Jake, Kim, Sophia and Ella. Wildsight file

Wildsight to hire and train Kimberley-Cranbrook youth for climate action

Wildsight looking for eight new members of Youth Climate Corps

Team-A: Owen, Jacob-Waya, Melissa, Jake, Kim, Sophia and Ella. Wildsight file