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Jason Heit. (photo submitted)

PODCAST: Jason Heit: From the boxing ring to security for the stars

TODAY IN B.C. Island fighter/trainer worked security for Drew Barrymore, Nicholas Cage

Colorado Avalanche Defenceman Bowen Byram is pictured with the Stanley Cup in downtown Cranbrook, Tuesday, August 16. (Barry Coulter photo)

Stanley Cup makes the rounds in Cranbrook

NHL champion Bowen Byram is spending some of his summer in Cranbrook with Lord Stanley’s venerable piece of silver

This iconic vintage British sports car, a Morgan, was a people’s choice contender at the 21st Annual Car Show at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Time to shine: Classic and antique automobiles converge at Shuswap event

R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum hosts 21st Annual Car Show

L to R….Debbie Donnan and Mary Frick from Sew Creative. Quilt Guild members are: Pat C., Linda H., Haleen J., Tanis R., (Family Sash, Teen, and Kate) Maureen P, Eileen D., and Pat H.

A welcome to Canada gift for a Ukranian family in Kimberley

A welcome to Canada gift for a Ukrainian family in Kimberley. The…

L to R….Debbie Donnan and Mary Frick from Sew Creative. Quilt Guild members are: Pat C., Linda H., Haleen J., Tanis R., (Family Sash, Teen, and Kate) Maureen P, Eileen D., and Pat H.
The Donaldson family of Bradner Farms has received the Century Farm Award from the provincial government. Robert Donaldson (in the centre in the plaid shirt) passed away on Aug. 11. (Photo from Bradner Farms)

Abbotsford family honoured for more than 100 years of farming

Bradner Farms celebrates 4 generations of farming with provincial award

The Donaldson family of Bradner Farms has received the Century Farm Award from the provincial government. Robert Donaldson (in the centre in the plaid shirt) passed away on Aug. 11. (Photo from Bradner Farms)
Food Bank Manager Thom Tarte with two extraordinary volunteers, Barry Cummins and Dexter McArthur. Carolyn Grant photo
Food Bank Manager Thom Tarte with two extraordinary volunteers, Barry Cummins and Dexter McArthur. Carolyn Grant photo
Valdy performs at the 2019 ROOTSandBLUES Festival. Do you know which communitiy hosts this iconic B.C. music festival? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August

Valdy performs at the 2019 ROOTSandBLUES Festival. Do you know which communitiy hosts this iconic B.C. music festival? (Black Press file photo)
The Marysville Falls walkway will be closed until October for a major upgrade. Bulletin file

A number of trails within Kimberley closed for upgrades

Lions Trail, Marysville Falls Walkway and Higgins Hill all closed

The Marysville Falls walkway will be closed until October for a major upgrade. Bulletin file
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Another great First Saturday in Kimberley

Kimberley Arts presented another great first Saturday last weekend, with the theme…

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Jessica MacNiel. (photo submitted)

PODCAST: Jessica MacNiel – is the reigning Miss Teenager World

TODAY IN B.C.: White Rock teen has made it her mission to separate beauty from appearance

Jessica MacNiel. (photo submitted)
Employers are required by federal law to provide nursing mothers with reasonable break times to pump for one year after a child is born, as well as provide a private setting (that is not a bathroom) that can be used by mothers to pump. Courtesy photo

Breastfeeding support is available in the East Kootenay

Every year, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action coordinates World Breastfeeding Week…

Employers are required by federal law to provide nursing mothers with reasonable break times to pump for one year after a child is born, as well as provide a private setting (that is not a bathroom) that can be used by mothers to pump. Courtesy photo
The Peach ice cream had become a major tourists attraction onto itself. But city staff awarded the license for the next three years to Alberta-based company. (The Peach Facebook)
The Peach, on the shore of Okanagan Lake in Penticton, has become an iconic landmark of Penticton’s lakefront. (The Peach Facebook)

QUIZ: A celebration of the fruit harvest

In orchards around British Columbia, fruit pickers are hard at work

The Peach ice cream had become a major tourists attraction onto itself. But city staff awarded the license for the next three years to Alberta-based company. (The Peach Facebook)
The Peach, on the shore of Okanagan Lake in Penticton, has become an iconic landmark of Penticton’s lakefront. (The Peach Facebook)
If you’d like to enter a pie to the Fall Fair, contact Cindy at 250 919-3137. Bulletin file

Kimberley Fall Fair returns

One of Kimberley’s favourite September events is back. The Kimberley Fall Fair…

If you’d like to enter a pie to the Fall Fair, contact Cindy at 250 919-3137. Bulletin file
Mark Gifford (REFBC) listens to Elder Alfred Joseph tell the Ktunaxa Creation story. Submitted photo

Engagement and learning at the headwaters of the Columbia River

Indigenous peoples, watershed stewards, funders and youth gather

Mark Gifford (REFBC) listens to Elder Alfred Joseph tell the Ktunaxa Creation story. Submitted photo
Victor Kraatz. (photo submitted)

PODCAST: Former world figure skating champ Victor Kraatz back coaching in B.C.

TODAY IN B.C.: Skater spent 3 years in Finland teaching hockey players about power and efficiency

Victor Kraatz. (photo submitted)
Pictured receiving the cheque from Rotarian Lynn Hauptman is Brett Lucas, Heidi Grainger, Sage Grainger, Vaida Heath and Joanna Heath from Purcell Golf.

Kimberley Rotary donates over $10,000 to Gymnastics Club

The Kimberley Gymnastics Club received not one but two cheques from the…

Pictured receiving the cheque from Rotarian Lynn Hauptman is Brett Lucas, Heidi Grainger, Sage Grainger, Vaida Heath and Joanna Heath from Purcell Golf.
Mercy’s missing poster. (Petsearchers Canada/Facebook)

Missing B.C. dog found after swimming 1 kilometre across Metro Vancouver river

The German shepherd rescue was discovered 10 days after going missing

Mercy’s missing poster. (Petsearchers Canada/Facebook)
The banner of the Finally and Officially Shire of Ayresgarde — the East Kootenay Chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism —is unveiled at an official event on Saturday, July 23. Photo courtesy the Finally and Officially Shire of Ayresgarde

Let the flag of the kingdom of Avacal fly once more

East Kootenay now has an official chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism — the Finally and Officially Shire of Ayresgarde

The banner of the Finally and Officially Shire of Ayresgarde — the East Kootenay Chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism —is unveiled at an official event on Saturday, July 23. Photo courtesy the Finally and Officially Shire of Ayresgarde
East Kootenay teens took part in the Bugaboos Teen Climbing Camp. Pat Morrow photos.
East Kootenay teens took part in the Bugaboos Teen Climbing Camp. Pat Morrow photos.