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The KIJHL announces the schedule for the 2021-22 season, with the Kimberley Dynamiters getting back at it on Oct. 1 at home against Columbia Valley. Paul Rodgers file.

KIJHL announces schedule for 2021-22 season

Kimberley Dynamiters’ first game on Oct. 1 at home against Columbia Valley

The KIJHL announces the schedule for the 2021-22 season, with the Kimberley Dynamiters getting back at it on Oct. 1 at home against Columbia Valley. Paul Rodgers file.
A participant at the Black Spur Ultra race in Kimberley. Photo courtesy of Raven's Eye Photography.

Registration open for upcoming Black Spur Ultra race in Kimberley

From August 21 to 22 the Black Spur Ultra race will once…

A participant at the Black Spur Ultra race in Kimberley. Photo courtesy of Raven's Eye Photography.
Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain

Kootenay man describes what motivates someone to run 108 km in one shot

Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.
Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Black Spur Ultra through the eyes of a runner, volunteer and sponsor

Kimberley’s Paddy Humenny shares multi-faceted experience with ultra racing

Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.
Cranbrook's Drayden Gibson signs on with Kimberley Dynamiters. Photo submitted.

Cranbrook’s Drayden Gibson signs on with Kimberley Dynamiters

Drayden Gibson, a 17-year-old Cranbrook local, has signed on with the Kimberley…

Cranbrook's Drayden Gibson signs on with Kimberley Dynamiters. Photo submitted.
Golfer captures two bears playing in the middle of the fairway at Kimberley’s Trickle Creek Golf Resort.

WATCH: Golfers and bears alike enjoying the links at Kimberley’s Trickle Creek

Always nice to get some mid-round entertainment

Golfer captures two bears playing in the middle of the fairway at Kimberley’s Trickle Creek Golf Resort.
(Left to right) Interim Principal Mark Wilkins, HR Director Lynn Hauptman, Principal Architect George Berry, CEO/Head of School Duncan MacLeod, International Education Director Sandy Prentice, Board Chair Jaret Thompson, Communications Specialist Courtenay Holden, staff of the future Purcell Collegiate School at an open house on Monday, July 19. Paul Rodgers photo.

Purcell Collegiate Incorporated hosts open house

On Monday, Jul. 19 Purcell Collegiate Incorporated (PCI) held an open house…

(Left to right) Interim Principal Mark Wilkins, HR Director Lynn Hauptman, Principal Architect George Berry, CEO/Head of School Duncan MacLeod, International Education Director Sandy Prentice, Board Chair Jaret Thompson, Communications Specialist Courtenay Holden, staff of the future Purcell Collegiate School at an open house on Monday, July 19. Paul Rodgers photo.
Kimberley City Council received the second quarter report from the building department indicating Kimberley is on track for a very strong year. Paul Rodgers file.

Second quarter building report shows Kimberley on track for very strong year

Building permits higher than this time in booming 2019

Kimberley City Council received the second quarter report from the building department indicating Kimberley is on track for a very strong year. Paul Rodgers file.
A much loved and enjoyed event by both competitors and spectators alike, longboarders from around Canada flocked to Kimberley to compete in the 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race. Paul Rodgers photos.

GALLERY: The 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race

The 20th annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race went down on Sunday, Jul.…

A much loved and enjoyed event by both competitors and spectators alike, longboarders from around Canada flocked to Kimberley to compete in the 20th-annual Sullivan Challenge Longboard Race. Paul Rodgers photos.
Podium finishers in the MPO division of the 2019 Kootenay Up and Down. Paul Rodgers photo.

Registration opens and players flood in for Kootenay Up and Down disc golf tournament

80 players out of a max 144 registered in less than 24 hours

Podium finishers in the MPO division of the 2019 Kootenay Up and Down. Paul Rodgers photo.
The Rotary Club of Kimberley have secured funding necessary to proceed with the rebuild of the Marysville Falls Walkway. Bulletin file.

Rotary Club secures funding to proceed with Marysville Falls Walkway rebuild

The Rotary Club of Kimberley has secured funding necessary to proceed with…

The Rotary Club of Kimberley have secured funding necessary to proceed with the rebuild of the Marysville Falls Walkway. Bulletin file.
Smoke seen from behind Kimberley Alpine Resort most likely emanating from Akokli, Redding Creek fires, which have seen some growth in the past 24 hours, according to the BC Wildfire Service. Paul Rodgers photo.

Smoke seen rising from behind Kimberley ski hill most likely from Akokli Creek fire

Smoke seen rising from behind Kimberley Alpine Resort on Thursday, Jul. 15…

Smoke seen from behind Kimberley Alpine Resort most likely emanating from Akokli, Redding Creek fires, which have seen some growth in the past 24 hours, according to the BC Wildfire Service. Paul Rodgers photo.
City concerned not enough residents abiding by Stage 1 water restrictions. Black Press file.

City concerned too many residents not adhering to Stage 1 water restrictions

There is a $100 fine for first offence, $250 for second and subsequent offences.

City concerned not enough residents abiding by Stage 1 water restrictions. Black Press file.
A group of volunteers went and cleaned up an unauthorized target shooting range located just outside of Kimberley. Photos courtesy of Bob Johnstone.

Volunteers clean up unauthorized target shooting site near Meadowbrook

After residents expressed concerns about an unauthorized target shooting range near the…

A group of volunteers went and cleaned up an unauthorized target shooting range located just outside of Kimberley. Photos courtesy of Bob Johnstone.
Local artist fears two of her pieces were stolen from the gallery. Photo submitted.

Local artist fears two of her pieces stolen from gallery

Local artist Colleen Friesen is asking the people of Kimberley to be…

Local artist fears two of her pieces were stolen from the gallery. Photo submitted.
A grizzly bear has been reported to be getting into and destroying people's livestock in this area. Photo courtesy of WildSafeBC.

Reports of grizzly bear destroying livestock outside of Cranbrook: WildSafeBC

Electric fence cost-sharing program a potential option for Columbia Basin residents

A grizzly bear has been reported to be getting into and destroying people's livestock in this area. Photo courtesy of WildSafeBC.
The Symphony of the Kootenays held two concerts dubbed Reconnections in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Photos courtesy of Lyle Grisedale.

Symphony of the Kootenays presents: Reconnections

Intimate concerts held at Kimberley Alpine Resort and Moir Park

The Symphony of the Kootenays held two concerts dubbed Reconnections in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Photos courtesy of Lyle Grisedale.
Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer throws his approach at the doubles round on the Friday before the Deeborne Gutshot tournament he’d go on to win. Paul Rodgers photo.

The Deerborne Gutshot: Sold out Elkford disc golf tournament a huge success

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer takes down the win against a field of 72

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer throws his approach at the doubles round on the Friday before the Deeborne Gutshot tournament he’d go on to win. Paul Rodgers photo.
The new gallery at Centre 64 in Kimberley entitled Celebrating the 75-year Creative Journey of Carol Gordon is open now until the end of July. Paul Rodgers photo.

Artist Carol Gordon shares gallery a lifetime in the making at Centre 64

A new gallery has opened at Centre 64 entitled “Celebrating the 75-year…

The new gallery at Centre 64 in Kimberley entitled Celebrating the 75-year Creative Journey of Carol Gordon is open now until the end of July. Paul Rodgers photo.
This handy manual can help you make your house more resistant to fire – and when your house is more resistant, so is the community.

RDEK encourages residents to FireSmart properties amid record heatwave

RDEK also seeking neighbourhood champions

This handy manual can help you make your house more resistant to fire – and when your house is more resistant, so is the community.