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People are rallying behind the Drombolis family of North Langley. Dad Shane has been battling a rare form of cancer and mom Kristine was recently diagnosed with the very same condition. (GoFundMe)

Community rallies to help B.C. couple battling rare form of cancer

GoFundMe launched after wife was diagnosed with the same rare cancer husband is fighting

Volunteers count bats (Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project)

Take part in the annual Kootenay Bat Count

Bulletin staff Spring is here, with rain, flowers, insects, and – bats!…

courtesy Wildsight

Volunteer opportunities with Wildsight this summer

Kimberley Bulletin staff Do you want to do a little volunteering this…

Kimberley Rotary provided a free pancake breakfast on McKIm Bike Day. Photo submitted

Kimberley Rotary provides free pancake breakfast on McKim Bike Day

Last week, McKim Middle School held a School Bike Day. A number…

Kimberley Rotary provided a free pancake breakfast on McKIm Bike Day. Photo submitted
A community engagement event held in 2019 for residents to get the chance to review the proposed Swan Ave Park’s features and designs. Healthy Kimberley photo.

An update on all Healthy Kimberley programs

Most Kimberley residents know the name Healthy Kimberley, and most also associate…

A community engagement event held in 2019 for residents to get the chance to review the proposed Swan Ave Park’s features and designs. Healthy Kimberley photo.
Kimberley’s Farmers’ Market begins June 16, 2022.

Kimberley’s Farmers’ Market season just around the corner

Wildsight urges vendors to register for upcoming season

Kimberley’s Farmers’ Market begins June 16, 2022.
Ron MacLeod is part of the Dream Chopper competition. (Screen grab)

B.C. man needs votes to build dream motorcycle on Orange County Choppers

Ron MacLeod needs votes to build motorcycle with Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers T.V. fame

Ron MacLeod is part of the Dream Chopper competition. (Screen grab)
Eva Hompoth says she isn’t getting hung up on what her cancer diagnosis is taking away from her, but is focusing instead on cherishing the time she has left. (Contributed photo)

Facing terminal cancer, BC woman holds ‘Ashes Shower’

‘Even if I’m not here, the memories, I still want them to be fun,’ says Eva Hompoth

Eva Hompoth says she isn’t getting hung up on what her cancer diagnosis is taking away from her, but is focusing instead on cherishing the time she has left. (Contributed photo)
Wheels-up pancake landing in field. Gerry Stevenson file

1935 crash landing in Nelson remembered

The early days of aviation in the Kootenays

Wheels-up pancake landing in field. Gerry Stevenson file
Kimberley Rotary member Hans von Bloedau presented a cheque of $2000 from the Club’s Bingo funds to the Kimberley Nordic Club for their biathlon program. Submitted

Kimberley Rotary Bingo keeps on giving

Kimberley Rotary member Hans von Bloedau presented a cheque of $2000 from…

Kimberley Rotary member Hans von Bloedau presented a cheque of $2000 from the Club’s Bingo funds to the Kimberley Nordic Club for their biathlon program. Submitted
Teens on the 2019 adventure. Dave Quinn photo

Wildsight invites Kootenay youth to GoWild!

This summer, 14 Kootenay teenagers will have the opportunity to truly experience…

Teens on the 2019 adventure. Dave Quinn photo
The Dirtbag Festival celebrates Kimberley’s mountain lifestyle. Dirtbag Facebook photo
The Dirtbag Festival celebrates Kimberley’s mountain lifestyle. Dirtbag Facebook photo
Kimberley has won the search for B.C.’s best small town. Paul Rodgers file

Kimberley wins the Search for B.C.’s Best Small Town contest

After weeks of voting, and Kimberley steadily eliminating all competition, it was…

Kimberley has won the search for B.C.’s best small town. Paul Rodgers file
Kimberley Rotary LobsterFest in 2017. Bulletin file

Kimberley Rotary LobsterFest returns

The Kimberley Rotary Club is delighted to announce the return of their…

Kimberley Rotary LobsterFest in 2017. Bulletin file
KIS students celebrate Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day all year long at Kimberley Independent School

Kimberley Independent School has a big focus on making everyday Earth Day…

KIS students celebrate Earth Day
Paula Gross, an educational assistant at Eric Langton elementary, created a display of hobbit houses made primarily from discarded objects, for the front display case at the school. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Hobbit house display created for Earth Day by Lower Mainland educational assistant

Paula Gross created the display using discarded objects and natural items

Paula Gross, an educational assistant at Eric Langton elementary, created a display of hobbit houses made primarily from discarded objects, for the front display case at the school. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Camp Stone is ideally set up for group camping and events. Photo submitted

Kimberley Scouts making Camp Stone available for third party rentals again

The Kimberley Scouts are pleased to announce that after a two year…

Camp Stone is ideally set up for group camping and events. Photo submitted
A family of ducks crossed Lougheed Highway with the help of a good samaritan on Tuesday. (Monique Patton/Special to The News)

Good Samaritan helps family of ducks cross B.C. highway

Duckings follow mother duck navigating six lanes of traffic

A family of ducks crossed Lougheed Highway with the help of a good samaritan on Tuesday. (Monique Patton/Special to The News)
McWhinnie Day is an opportunity for the community to come together and enjoy the skate park. Above McWhinnie Day 2017. Kimberley Bulletin file

Bob McWhinnie Day, May 8, 2022 in Kimberley

Come to the skate park and celebrate

McWhinnie Day is an opportunity for the community to come together and enjoy the skate park. Above McWhinnie Day 2017. Kimberley Bulletin file
Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.

Kimberley church fundraising to bring family from Ukraine

Summit Church hopes to raise enough to support the young family for their first year

Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.