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The elk herd on the move near Wycliffe. Leyland Cecco file.

VIDEO: Driver captures East Kootenay elk herd on the move

Leyland Cecco spotted the herd while he was driving on Highway 95A to Cranbrook

The elk herd on the move near Wycliffe. Leyland Cecco file.
Centre 64 needs a major roof fix in the coming year.

Kimberley Arts Council – Centre 64 receives substantial provincial grant

In a letter dated February 20, Susan Jackson, the chairperson of the…

Centre 64 needs a major roof fix in the coming year.
Prior to Tuesday’s game, Kathy Merkel, KIJHL VP, handed out Eddie Mountain Division awards. rookie of the year went to Keegan McDowell

Dynamiters take first two games against Golden

Series moves to Golden for next two games

Prior to Tuesday’s game, Kathy Merkel, KIJHL VP, handed out Eddie Mountain Division awards. rookie of the year went to Keegan McDowell
The Rails to Trails between Kimberley and Cranbrook is part of The Great Trail. Bulletin file.

Teck donates $1 million for improvements to The Great Trail

Groups interested in making improvements to The Great Trail in the Kootenays…

The Rails to Trails between Kimberley and Cranbrook is part of The Great Trail. Bulletin file.
Kimberley residents attended a vigil for the South Purcell Mountain Caribou last week. Wildsight file.

Biologists discover another female calf in depleted South Purcell Mountain Caribou herd

Calf will be moved to Revelstoke maternity pens, then released

Kimberley residents attended a vigil for the South Purcell Mountain Caribou last week. Wildsight file.
Snow packs around the province. BC River Forecast Centre.

East Kootenay snow pack drops slightly to 83 per cent of normal

Anything from 80 to 110 per cent is considered near normal

Snow packs around the province. BC River Forecast Centre.
Photo courtesy Wildsight.

Vigil in Kimberley for lost caribou herd

With removal of last females herd is effectively gone

Photo courtesy Wildsight.
Special avalanche warning issued for East Kootenay

Special avalanche warning issued for East Kootenay

Unusual conditions have treeline areas more dangerous than alpine

Special avalanche warning issued for East Kootenay
B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck
Most mountainous regions in B.C. are included in the warning.

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern

Most mountainous regions in B.C. are included in the warning.
Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars

Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars

Big win leads to early retirement

Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars
USW forestry workers headed for mediation

USW forestry workers headed for mediation

738 workers in East Kootenay, a further 175 in West Kootenay

USW forestry workers headed for mediation
Tamara Duggan, co-owner of Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Marysville. Submitted file.                                Tamara Duggan, co-owner of Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Marysville. Submitted file.

‘I was the guinea pig’: B.C. pot shop owner says cannabis licensing process wasn’t easy

Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Cranbrook will be the first retail cannabis store in the province to be granted a licence from the provincial government

Tamara Duggan, co-owner of Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Marysville. Submitted file.                                Tamara Duggan, co-owner of Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Marysville. Submitted file.
Birds from Kimberley test positive for West Nile virus

Birds from Kimberley test positive for West Nile virus

This is the first evidence of West Nile virus activity in the province this year.

Birds from Kimberley test positive for West Nile virus
Latest fire update for Cranbrook Invermere zone from BC Wildfire Service

Latest fire update for Cranbrook Invermere zone from BC Wildfire Service

Six wildfires of note burning in the two zones

Latest fire update for Cranbrook Invermere zone from BC Wildfire Service
Fire situation fairly quiet in Cranbrook, Kimberley, Elk Valley area

Fire situation fairly quiet in Cranbrook, Kimberley, Elk Valley area

No news is good news for the Kimberley, Cranbrook, and Elk Valley…

Fire situation fairly quiet in Cranbrook, Kimberley, Elk Valley area
The campfire ban begins on Thursday at noon Pacific.

Campfires banned in Southeast Fire Centre as of Thursday

With dry lightning and heat in forecast, Fire Centre moves to help prevent human-caused wildfires

The campfire ban begins on Thursday at noon Pacific.
IH says no cases of bacterial meningitis confirmed

IH says no cases of bacterial meningitis confirmed

Some concern as a few Kimberley students presented with meningitis-like symptoms

IH says no cases of bacterial meningitis confirmed
BC Chamber supports resolution on cannabis distribution

BC Chamber supports resolution on cannabis distribution

Resolution asks for even playing field for small micro growers

BC Chamber supports resolution on cannabis distribution
Local medical marijuana retailer says more details on government’s plan for pot are needed

Local medical marijuana retailer says more details on government’s plan for pot are needed

The sale of medical marijuana is not being addressed yet, says Tamara Duggan of Tamarack Dispensaries in Kimberley

Local medical marijuana retailer says more details on government’s plan for pot are needed