Community

The Kimberley Edible Garden Society meeting in 2020. KEGG file

Community garden proposed for McDougal Park

The Kimberley Edible Gardens and Greenhouse Society, which formerly operated a greenhouse…

Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 10, 2021
Greg Nesteroff and Eric Brighton, the historians behind popular Facebook page Lost Kootenays, are set to release a book of the same name and have just unveiled its cover showing the ghostly Hotel in Slocan City shortly before its 1953 demolition. Photo courtesy of Greg Nesteroff and Eric Brighton.

Popular historical Facebook page Lost Kootenays set to release book

128-page hard copy documenting history of East and West Kootenays coming this fall

The Playbox installed at Rotary Park is a Healthy Kimberley initiative. Bulletin file.

Healthy Kimberley seeks board members

Healthy Kimberley, a community based organization that creates opportunities for increased physical…

The Playbox installed at Rotary Park is a Healthy Kimberley initiative. Bulletin file.
Craig Jansen is Kimberley’s newest Rotary Online Bingo winner. Photo submitted

Another Kimberley winner in online Rotary bingo

With not a lot to do as we all shelter at home…

Craig Jansen is Kimberley’s newest Rotary Online Bingo winner. Photo submitted
Two Pileated Woodpeckers sharing the bounty! Kathleen Opal photo

Urban wildlife Part XI: The Kootenay birds (and others) of 2021

The work of photographers in the Kootenay Advertiser throughout 2021. Part XI. With links to Parts I-X

Two Pileated Woodpeckers sharing the bounty! Kathleen Opal photo
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 4, 2021
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Eric and Simone Erickson. Photo submitted

Another Kimberley couple celebrates a milestone anniversary

On May 5, 2021 Simone and Eric Erickson will be celebrating their…

Eric and Simone Erickson. Photo submitted
The Deans on their wedding day in 1961.

Long-time Kimberley couple celebrate milestone anniversay

John and Marnie Dean were married in Kimberley 60 years ago; they now live on Vancouver Island

The Deans on their wedding day in 1961.
Gaelen Schnare on the shore of Kootenay Lake. He says he first started watching birds when he was three or four. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Eagle eyes: Gaelen Schnare’s passion for birding

The 14 year old has earned respect from a community of bird watchers

Gaelen Schnare on the shore of Kootenay Lake. He says he first started watching birds when he was three or four. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Sherry Benko of Buds and Blooms in Sparwood plans to spread some cheer on National Nurses Day. (Scott Tibballs/The Free Press)

Surprise an Elk Valley nurse with a rosy red gift this Nurses’ Day

Sherry Benko is organizing the delivery of flowers and gifts to 78 nurses in three communities this May

Sherry Benko of Buds and Blooms in Sparwood plans to spread some cheer on National Nurses Day. (Scott Tibballs/The Free Press)
The Ktunaxa Building in Cranbrook, B.C. (Barry Coulter photo)

Ktunaxa Nation Council health research project gets $950,000 grant

A research collaboration between the Ktunaxa Nation Council, Interior Health, the University…

The Ktunaxa Building in Cranbrook, B.C. (Barry Coulter photo)
The Sandhill Cranes had been feeding in a slough near the railway tracks and took flight when were disturbed by atrain. Bob Whetham photo

Urban wildlife Part X: The Kootenay birds of 2021

The work of local photographers in the Kootenay Advertiser in 2021. Part X. With links to Parts I-IX

The Sandhill Cranes had been feeding in a slough near the railway tracks and took flight when were disturbed by atrain. Bob Whetham photo
Marysville Daze traditionally kick off Kimberley’s summer festivals, but it has been cancelled once again this year due to COVID. Bulletin file

Marysville Daze and JulyFest cancelled

When this pandemic began in 2020 nobody thought it would still be…

Marysville Daze traditionally kick off Kimberley’s summer festivals, but it has been cancelled once again this year due to COVID. Bulletin file
CBAL Kimberley is offering a number of programs in the coming weeks.

CBAL Kimberley is offering a number of programs in the coming weeks

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy in Kimberley continues to offer programs…

CBAL Kimberley is offering a number of programs in the coming weeks.
Edna Whiteley in 2016. “Her whole life has been happy and about helping others,” says her nephew Bob Steed. Photo: Submitted

Nelson’s ‘little firecracker’ Edna Whiteley turns 100

Whiteley is known as a welcoming ambassador for new arrivals in the city

Edna Whiteley in 2016. “Her whole life has been happy and about helping others,” says her nephew Bob Steed. Photo: Submitted
Craid Torgeson at the Kimberley Ski Hill in 1968.

Anthony Dransfeld remembers Craig Torgeson

ANTHONY DRANSFELD Craig Torgeson November 12, 1950 - March 18, 2021 The…

Craid Torgeson at the Kimberley Ski Hill in 1968.
Selkirk art students have been learning about the changing seas while creating a mural. Submitted

Selkirk Secondary school mural project

The changing seas, coral reef mural

Selkirk art students have been learning about the changing seas while creating a mural. Submitted
Kimberley’s Go Go Grannies have held many fundraisers for the grandmothers of Africa over the years. Kimberley Bulletin file.

Kimberley’s Go Go Grannies invite you to online fundraising concert

The Kimberley Go Go Grannies invite you to join them in assisting…

Kimberley’s Go Go Grannies have held many fundraisers for the grandmothers of Africa over the years. Kimberley Bulletin file.
The gallery at Centre 64 has exhibits booked into 2025. Bulletin file.

Kimberley Arts at Centre 64 to offer online exhibit and sale

The gallery at Centre 64 in Kimberley is so successful at showcasing…

The gallery at Centre 64 has exhibits booked into 2025. Bulletin file.