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Former Dynamiter Caige Sterzer signs on with NCAA Lindenwood Lions. Photo submitted.

Former Dynamiter Caige Sterzer commits to NCAA Lindenwood Lions

Caige Sterzer, a former Kimberley Dynamiter, has moved on from the Tier…

Former Dynamiter Caige Sterzer signs on with NCAA Lindenwood Lions. Photo submitted.
A photograph of bear scat shot in town in Kimberley on April 14 that shows bears are up and around once more. Kim Tuff photo.

WildSafeBC back for the season as bears begin to emerge from hibernation

WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook has resumed their operations, working to prevent conflict with wildlife…

A photograph of bear scat shot in town in Kimberley on April 14 that shows bears are up and around once more. Kim Tuff photo.
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OPINION: Learning tough lessons from a shocking incident of racism

Throughout the pandemic, a frequent response of mine to the question ‘how’ve…

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Access to the Alki Creek Trails is closed off until further notice due to issues the landowner was experiencing with liability and people leaving burning campfires and garbage. Photo taken from alltrails.com.

Alki Creek Trailhead gated and closed until further notice

Landowners had issues with liability, garbage and campfires

Access to the Alki Creek Trails is closed off until further notice due to issues the landowner was experiencing with liability and people leaving burning campfires and garbage. Photo taken from alltrails.com.
Alexa Vanoni passed away in January, 2021 and her father Blair donated her drum set to Selkirk Secondary where she went to school and played in the music program.

Alexa’s drums: Behind every overdose statistic is a story

April 14 marks five years since the opioid crisis was declared a…

Alexa Vanoni passed away in January, 2021 and her father Blair donated her drum set to Selkirk Secondary where she went to school and played in the music program.
Weather and conditions permitting, a prescribed burn should take place in the Premier Lake Provincial Park near Quartz Lake on April 12. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service.

Ecosystem restoration burn planned for Premier Lake Provincial Park

The BC Wildfire Service will be supporting BC Parks in a 131-hectare…

Weather and conditions permitting, a prescribed burn should take place in the Premier Lake Provincial Park near Quartz Lake on April 12. Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service.
Kristy Shields is tentatively directing a women’s disc golf tournament in Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers file.

Women’s global disc golf tournament tentatively scheduled in Cranbrook

A women’s disc golf tournament dubbed the Idlewild Endeavour is tentatively scheduled…

Kristy Shields is tentatively directing a women’s disc golf tournament in Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers file.
The Kimberley Arts Council - Centre 64 has received a $31,000 supplemental award through the government’s StrongerBC: BC’s Economic Recovery Plan. Paul Rodgers file.

Kimberley Arts Council gets $31,000 supplemental award

The Kimberley Arts Council - Centre 64 is getting $31,000 by way…

The Kimberley Arts Council - Centre 64 has received a $31,000 supplemental award through the government’s StrongerBC: BC’s Economic Recovery Plan. Paul Rodgers file.
Tourism Kimberley executive director John Hamilton held a Zoom meeting with Don McCormick and the residents of Kimberley on Wednesday, Mar. 31. Paul Rodgers file.

Tourism Kimberley outlines vision, hears from community in virtual town hall meeting

On Wednesday, Mar. 31 Tourism Kimberley executive director John Hamilton hosted a…

Tourism Kimberley executive director John Hamilton held a Zoom meeting with Don McCormick and the residents of Kimberley on Wednesday, Mar. 31. Paul Rodgers file.
Over Time Beer Works in Kimberley is partnering with Pedal and Tap, The Shed, and Catering By Sinclair to have food delivered to their patio. Just one of the many ways local businesses are adapting to newly implemented restrictions banning in-restaurant dining. Paul Rodgers photo.

Local reactions to sudden ‘circuit breaker’ restrictions

After the Provincial Health Authority announced a new set of three-week “circuit…

Over Time Beer Works in Kimberley is partnering with Pedal and Tap, The Shed, and Catering By Sinclair to have food delivered to their patio. Just one of the many ways local businesses are adapting to newly implemented restrictions banning in-restaurant dining. Paul Rodgers photo.
City of Kimberley and United Steelworkers Local 1-405 reach four-year collective agreement. Paul Rodgers file.

City reaches four-year agreement with United Steelworkers 1-405

After negotiating for a year, The City of Kimberley has officially reached…

City of Kimberley and United Steelworkers Local 1-405 reach four-year collective agreement. Paul Rodgers file.
Thanks to a grant from the Province, Kimberley will build a network of trails for e-bikes and trikes, like the one pictured above, sold right here in town. Paul Rodgers file.

Kimberley gets grant for Electrify the Mountains e-bike trail network project

Kimberley has been awarded an $851,522 grant by way of the Province…

Thanks to a grant from the Province, Kimberley will build a network of trails for e-bikes and trikes, like the one pictured above, sold right here in town. Paul Rodgers file.
A prescribed burn is scheduled for a 22-hectare area near the Canadian Rockies International Airport. Black Press file.

Prescribed burn planned for area near Canadian Rockies International Airport

Burn could begin as early as Wednesday, Mar. 31

A prescribed burn is scheduled for a 22-hectare area near the Canadian Rockies International Airport. Black Press file.
Don and Susan Wallace have purchased a vintage Easter chairlift seat from Jim Webster to donate back to Kimberley Alpine Resort.

WATCH: Don and Susan Wallace donate commemorative chairlift bench to Kimberley Alpine Resort

Back in December, Jim Webster purchased 50 of the old Easter chairlift…

Don and Susan Wallace have purchased a vintage Easter chairlift seat from Jim Webster to donate back to Kimberley Alpine Resort.
Kimberley Search and Rescue successfully evacuate stranded person from the backcountry. Photo courtesy of Kimberley SAR.

Kimberley Search and Rescue successfully evacuates stranded person

At 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 24, Kimberley Search and Rescue responded…

Kimberley Search and Rescue successfully evacuate stranded person from the backcountry. Photo courtesy of Kimberley SAR.
Two Kimberley Dynamiters, goalie Eric Scherger and defenseman Nick Dobson sign on with the BCHL Junior A Cranbrook Bucks.

Dynamiters Scherger and Dobson sign with Cranbrook Bucks

Two Kimberley Dynamiters, defenseman Nick Dobson and goalie Eric Scherger, have signed…

Two Kimberley Dynamiters, goalie Eric Scherger and defenseman Nick Dobson sign on with the BCHL Junior A Cranbrook Bucks.
The City of Kimberley alongside the Province and Canfor conducted wildfire risk reduction work in lower Matthew Creek over the winter.

Kimberley Fire Department conducts wildfire risk reduction work over winter

The City of Kimberley, alongside Canfor and the Province of B.C. conducted…

The City of Kimberley alongside the Province and Canfor conducted wildfire risk reduction work in lower Matthew Creek over the winter.
Tyrone and Natalie Reitman showcase some of their beers, now available at their brewery and tap room Grist and Mash, located on Wallinger Ave. in Kimberley. Paul Rodgers photo.

Grist and Mash, Kimberley’s newest craft beer tap room opens its doors

Craft beer fans now have a new must-visit destination in Kimberley, BC.…

Tyrone and Natalie Reitman showcase some of their beers, now available at their brewery and tap room Grist and Mash, located on Wallinger Ave. in Kimberley. Paul Rodgers photo.
Tourism Kimberley executive director John Hamilton and Mayor Don McCormick to host virtual town hall meeting to hear questions surrounding tourism with the people of Kimberley. Paul Rodgers file.

Tourism Kimberley, Mayor McCormick to host town hall with community over Zoom

Tourism Kimberley executive director hopes to get valuable insight from locals

Tourism Kimberley executive director John Hamilton and Mayor Don McCormick to host virtual town hall meeting to hear questions surrounding tourism with the people of Kimberley. Paul Rodgers file.
Kimberley Alpine Resort announces the return of North Star Days, to be held virtually this year. Paul Rodgers file.

Kimberley Alpine Resort announces Virtual North Star Week

After having to cancel the fan-favourite event last year due to concerns…

Kimberley Alpine Resort announces the return of North Star Days, to be held virtually this year. Paul Rodgers file.