Community

The Kimberley Skating Club, which recently held its Winter Ice Show, is one of thenon-profit groups to benefit from provincial gaming funds. Photo submitted.

Cranbrook, Fernie, Kimberley organizations receive provincial community grants

A number of East Kootenay sporting, and arts and cultural organizations have…

The documentary “Into the Weeds” will be shown at Centre 6 on January 11,2023, sponsored by Wildsight.

Wildsight to screen pesticide documentary Into the Weeds in Kimberley

Kimberley resident Kathy Murphy has great concerns about pesticide use, and having…

All the ice show performers. Photos submitted

Kimberley Skating Club presents Winter Ice Show

Bulletin Staff The Kimberley Skating Club presented their Winter Ice Show this…

All the ice show performers. Photos submitted
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about toys and games?

This is the season when new games and toys capture the attention of young and old alike

Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good
An example of a paved pump track provided by the Bike Park Committee.

Committee asks for council support in improving Kimberley’s bike park

Kimberley’s bike park, located behind the skate park, was begun in 2014,…

An example of a paved pump track provided by the Bike Park Committee.
Werner Karsten shows one of the two turtlepod prototypes he brought with him for display at the Walk With Me event in Courtenay, on Nov. 26. The insulated, mobile  pods are intended to provide safe shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Photo by Terry Farrell
Werner Karsten shows one of the two turtlepod prototypes he brought with him for display at the Walk With Me event in Courtenay, on Nov. 26. The insulated, mobile  pods are intended to provide safe shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Photo by Terry Farrell
Kimberley Arts Council Centre 64 hopes to build a permanent stage and park-like setting in the parking lot next door to their building. Bulletin file

Kimberley Arts Council presents vision to council

Part of the plan is to build a permanent stage for outdoor concerts in parking lot next door

Kimberley Arts Council Centre 64 hopes to build a permanent stage and park-like setting in the parking lot next door to their building. Bulletin file
Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about world cup soccer?

Soccer is enjoyed around the world and is played by people of all ages

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
A busy season for the Selkirk Music Program.

A busy season for the Selkirk Music Program

SUBMITTED It’s been a busy fall for the Selkirk Music Program, and…

A busy season for the Selkirk Music Program.
Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)

PODCAST.: Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer-songwriter tells story of legendary pioneer in one-woman show

Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)
(Left to right, back row to front) Kimberley Dynamiters Cam Reid, Jayden Kostiuk, Myles Hayne, Trey Stephenson and Kasey Miller dropped in on McKim to join Mathew Bamber, Connor Lye, Easton Grainger, Jayce Longston, Josh Thom, Lucas Cowden, Everett Blake Jenner and Hawthorn Cooper-Lamb for some floor hockey. Photo submitted.

Dynamiters players drop in on McKim students’ after-school ball hockey game

SUBMITTED McKim Middle School students play ball hockey every Monday after school…

(Left to right, back row to front) Kimberley Dynamiters Cam Reid, Jayden Kostiuk, Myles Hayne, Trey Stephenson and Kasey Miller dropped in on McKim to join Mathew Bamber, Connor Lye, Easton Grainger, Jayce Longston, Josh Thom, Lucas Cowden, Everett Blake Jenner and Hawthorn Cooper-Lamb for some floor hockey. Photo submitted.
The Selkirk Secondary Choir performs at the annual Platzl Light Up. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley’s annual Platzl Light Up

The Platzl Light Up is always a special event in Kimberley and…

The Selkirk Secondary Choir performs at the annual Platzl Light Up. Paul Rodgers photo.
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
With a surge of respiratory illness in fall and winter, Interior Health is encouraging everyone to get an influenza vaccine. Photo courtesy Interior Health

There’s still time to get your influenza vaccine

Public health officials with Interior Health (IH) remind everyone there is still…

  • Nov 21, 2022
With a surge of respiratory illness in fall and winter, Interior Health is encouraging everyone to get an influenza vaccine. Photo courtesy Interior Health
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)

Ukraine couple find safe harbour in Salmon Arm

‘Thus it was dangerous for us, a same sex couple, to be there and be ourselves’

  • Nov 21, 2022
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)
The back of a BC Emergency Health Services ground ambulance. (Black Press file photo)
The back of a BC Emergency Health Services ground ambulance. Programs like Community Paramedics aim to reduce trips to hospital by providing health support at home. (Black Press file photo)

Community Paramedic program helps Kimberley seniors avoid hospital trips

Kimberley’s BC Ambulance Community Paramedic, Amber Pasula, appeared before Council last Monday…

The back of a BC Emergency Health Services ground ambulance. (Black Press file photo)
The back of a BC Emergency Health Services ground ambulance. Programs like Community Paramedics aim to reduce trips to hospital by providing health support at home. (Black Press file photo)
Receiving Quilts of Valour were Weldon Stringer and Nicki Cullum. Photos submitted

Two Quilts of Valour presented

Cindy Postnikoff, EastKootenay representative for Quilts of Valour, had the honour of…

Receiving Quilts of Valour were Weldon Stringer and Nicki Cullum. Photos submitted