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Kimberley Alpine Resort successfully installed the part required to fix the Northstar Quad Chair, and on Jan. 18 were loading skiers and riders on to it for the first time since its bearing failed on Jan. 2. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley Alpine Resort re-opens Northstar Quad Chair

Lift was down since January 2

Kimberley Alpine Resort successfully installed the part required to fix the Northstar Quad Chair, and on Jan. 18 were loading skiers and riders on to it for the first time since its bearing failed on Jan. 2. Paul Rodgers photo.
Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded with 18 hectares of previously privately-owned land. Photo from BC Parks.

Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded following Provincial land acquisition

18 hectares of waterfront added to critical wildlife habitat

Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded with 18 hectares of previously privately-owned land. Photo from BC Parks.
Kimberley Alpine Resort's main chairlift will be down for at least a few more days, as the required part missed its connecting flight.

Kimberley Alpine Resort’s chairlift repair delayed

Part needed for repair missed connecting flight in Amsterdam

Kimberley Alpine Resort's main chairlift will be down for at least a few more days, as the required part missed its connecting flight.
Carter Bancks has retired from professional hockey and returned home to Kimberley, where he reflected on his career from the steps of the arena where it all began. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley native, former Dynamiter Carter Bancks retires from professional hockey

Kimberley native and former Dynamiter Carter Bancks has announced his retirement from…

Carter Bancks has retired from professional hockey and returned home to Kimberley, where he reflected on his career from the steps of the arena where it all began. Paul Rodgers photo.
RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision near Skookumchuck.

RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision near Skookumchuck early Wednesday

Kimberley RCMP and emergency services responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle…

RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision near Skookumchuck.
High winds downed trees and forced the closure of all lifts at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Katelyn Mudry photo.

UPDATED: All chairs at KAR closed for the day due to dangerous winds

The Tamarack Chair at Kimberley Alpine Resort is closed due to a…

High winds downed trees and forced the closure of all lifts at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Katelyn Mudry photo.
Kimberley Alpine Resort’s main chairlift will remain out of commission until at least Sunday according to the most recent release from the resort. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Alpine Resort.

KAR’s main chairlift could be back up and running by Sunday

In the latest update issued Jan. 12 from Kimberley Alpine Resort, regarding…

Kimberley Alpine Resort’s main chairlift will remain out of commission until at least Sunday according to the most recent release from the resort. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Alpine Resort.
Kimberley Dynamiters head coach Derek Stuart has his team practising in any way they can, as the Provincial Health Authority’s latest update prohibits a return to gameplay until at least February 5. Paul Rodgers file.

KIJHL games postponed until at least Feb. 5 following latest PHO update

After the latest update from the Provincial Health Authority, which among other…

Kimberley Dynamiters head coach Derek Stuart has his team practising in any way they can, as the Provincial Health Authority’s latest update prohibits a return to gameplay until at least February 5. Paul Rodgers file.
Kimberley Alpine Resort hope to have the main chairlift back up and running by late next week. In the mean time, skiers and riders have been enjoying fresh snow on the back two lifts, provided they’re willing and able to make the trek to the back of the hill. Trixie Pacis photo.

KAR provides update on main chairlift: hope to have it running late next week

Kimberley Alpine Resort have been active on social media in order to…

Kimberley Alpine Resort hope to have the main chairlift back up and running by late next week. In the mean time, skiers and riders have been enjoying fresh snow on the back two lifts, provided they’re willing and able to make the trek to the back of the hill. Trixie Pacis photo.
The Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol Society, photographed here a few years ago, have started a GoFundMe page to cover the costs of their liability insurance they are required to carry. Photo courtesy of Mike Daigle.

Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol starts GoFundMe to cover liability insurance costs

The Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol Society has launched a GoFundMe in order…

The Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol Society, photographed here a few years ago, have started a GoFundMe page to cover the costs of their liability insurance they are required to carry. Photo courtesy of Mike Daigle.
Kimberley's Jeremy Irons has won $1 million in the Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize for the draw on Dec. 26, 2020. Photo courtesy of Lotto 6/49.

Kimberley resident en route to retirement after $1 million lotto win

Kimberley’s Jeremy Irons is set to retire after winning the $1 million…

Kimberley's Jeremy Irons has won $1 million in the Lotto 6/49 Guaranteed Prize for the draw on Dec. 26, 2020. Photo courtesy of Lotto 6/49.
The Year in Review 2020

The Year in Review Part 1: January to June

JANUARY Kimberley’s Lloyd Steeves and Donna Briggs named Volunteers of the Year…

The Year in Review 2020
Kimberley Alpine Resort's main lift, the Northstar Quad Chair, is out of commission for at least a week due to bearing failure in the gearbox. Kimberley Bulletin file.

Kimberley Alpine Resort’s main chairlift down for at least a week

Kimberley Alpine Resort’s main chair lift, the Northstar Quad Chair, is down…

Kimberley Alpine Resort's main lift, the Northstar Quad Chair, is out of commission for at least a week due to bearing failure in the gearbox. Kimberley Bulletin file.
Kenton Lane, president of the Kimberley Trails Society, riding his electric fat bike on a freshly groomed trail in the Lois Creek Trails. Paul Rodgers photo.

Custom grooming machine boosts Kimberley’s growing fat bike scene

Fat biking, like many other outdoor sports, has seen a big uptick…

Kenton Lane, president of the Kimberley Trails Society, riding his electric fat bike on a freshly groomed trail in the Lois Creek Trails. Paul Rodgers photo.
The Kimberley Fire Department's annual Santa Claus Christmas Tour passes through Marysville on Christmas Eve, 2020. Paul Rodgers photo.

The Kimberley Fire Department’s Christmas Eve Tour

The Kimberley Fire Department’s annual Christmas Eve Tour passed through Marysville from…

The Kimberley Fire Department's annual Santa Claus Christmas Tour passes through Marysville on Christmas Eve, 2020. Paul Rodgers photo.
A Parks Canada photo of the endangered Whitebark Pine.

Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation of Canada fills two important roles

WPEF-C hires executive director and seed orchard coordinator

A Parks Canada photo of the endangered Whitebark Pine.
Kim McLean, owner of Kimberley's Bavarian Home Hardware, presented a cheque for $3000 to the Kimberley Food Bank on Thursday, Dec. 17. Paul Rodgers photo.

Bavarian Home Hardware presents Kimberley Food Bank with $3000 donation

Kim McLean, owner of Kimberley’s Bavarian Home Hardware, presented a cheque for…

Kim McLean, owner of Kimberley's Bavarian Home Hardware, presented a cheque for $3000 to the Kimberley Food Bank on Thursday, Dec. 17. Paul Rodgers photo.
Kimberley Search and Rescue president Peter Reid.

Search and Rescue president reflects on 2020, looks ahead to winter

Over the spring and summer, Kimberley Search and Rescue President Peter Reid,…

Kimberley Search and Rescue president Peter Reid.
Symphony on the Mountain 2015. Tickets are on sale now for SOTM 2015 which will take place in July next year. Bulletin file.

Tickets on sale now for Symphony on the Mountain 2021

Tickets for Symphony on the Mountain 2021 are on sale now, with…

Symphony on the Mountain 2015. Tickets are on sale now for SOTM 2015 which will take place in July next year. Bulletin file.
The annual Christmas Eve Santa Claus tour put on by the Kimberley Fire Department will take place this year, with social distancing measures in place. Bulletin file.

Annual Christmas Eve Fire Department Santa Claus Tour gets green light

The City of Kimberley Fire Department has announced that the annual Christmas…

The annual Christmas Eve Santa Claus tour put on by the Kimberley Fire Department will take place this year, with social distancing measures in place. Bulletin file.