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Cranbrook couple presented with Quilt of Valour

Honour, Respect and Gratitude were on display on June 7 at the…

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The Kimberley Community Garden. Bulletin file

Get growing, Kimberley

Wildsight’s Community Garden on Rotary now open

The Kimberley Community Garden. Bulletin file
The Kimberley Community Band will provide entertainment for First Saturday’s pancake breakfast. Bulletin/John Allen file.

Kimberley’s First Saturday returns July 2

First Saturdays are back, and the first one of the year, on…

The Kimberley Community Band will provide entertainment for First Saturday’s pancake breakfast. Bulletin/John Allen file.
Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marks 99 days to the Games

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.
Pictured from L-R: Brett Lucas - Board Member, Sage Grainger (gymnast), Linda Adank - Kimberley Elks and Sage's mom Heidi Grainger. Photo submitted

Kimberley Elks donate to Gymnastics Club

The members at Kimberley Elks Lodge #90 voted to provide a $1,000.00…

Pictured from L-R: Brett Lucas - Board Member, Sage Grainger (gymnast), Linda Adank - Kimberley Elks and Sage's mom Heidi Grainger. Photo submitted
Paisley and Lydia enjoy Marysville Daze. Submitted

Kimberley’s Marysville Daze kick off a summer of festivals

A return to normal is all we’ve wanted after the past two…

Paisley and Lydia enjoy Marysville Daze. Submitted
The Queen, Prince Philip and Princess Anne greeting Kimberley Mayor Bud Buckle at Fort Steele, 1971. Courtesy Kimberley Heritage Museum

Kimberley Heritage Museum presents A Salute to Her Majesty the Queen

Kimberley Heritage Museum is gearing up for a great summer with a…

The Queen, Prince Philip and Princess Anne greeting Kimberley Mayor Bud Buckle at Fort Steele, 1971. Courtesy Kimberley Heritage Museum
(2017) Kelly Robinson with Shaw TV was one of four volunteers at the Parksville BC SPCA shelter on Friday, Aug. 18 to take part in the Lock-In for Love fundraising event. Volunteers were locked-in with a four-legged companion and had to raise money to earn their release. -Adam Kveton photo

For the love of animals ‘lock-in’ during BC SPCA fundraiser

BC SPCA hosts their lock-in for love fundraiser this month

(2017) Kelly Robinson with Shaw TV was one of four volunteers at the Parksville BC SPCA shelter on Friday, Aug. 18 to take part in the Lock-In for Love fundraising event. Volunteers were locked-in with a four-legged companion and had to raise money to earn their release. -Adam Kveton photo
KUMR Volunteer Kevin Dunnebacke & wife Katrin with their daughters Lana and Mya along with pets which are always welcome on our trains. Photo submitted

Kids can ride Kimberley’s Mining Railway free for next four weeks

Mick Henningson, President of the Sullivan Mine & Railway Historical Society, is…

KUMR Volunteer Kevin Dunnebacke & wife Katrin with their daughters Lana and Mya along with pets which are always welcome on our trains. Photo submitted
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Back row, left to right: Andre Nicholas, Jason Andrew, Alivia Chekay, Pieta Bell, Holly Gale, Zoe Dancer, Bonnie Harvey (ʔaq̓am Guardians in Training Coordinator), Briar Fagan, Sarah Metzler. Front row, left to right: Camille LeBlanc (Living Lakes Canada), Megan MacPhee, Caetlyn Grey, Lori Joe (KYAN Youth Coordinator), Kayla Harris (Living Lakes Canada)

ʔaq̓am and Kimberley youth learn water monitoring and awareness

NICOLE TRIGG A group of ʔaq̓am and Kimberley youth learned new knowledge…

Back row, left to right: Andre Nicholas, Jason Andrew, Alivia Chekay, Pieta Bell, Holly Gale, Zoe Dancer, Bonnie Harvey (ʔaq̓am Guardians in Training Coordinator), Briar Fagan, Sarah Metzler. Front row, left to right: Camille LeBlanc (Living Lakes Canada), Megan MacPhee, Caetlyn Grey, Lori Joe (KYAN Youth Coordinator), Kayla Harris (Living Lakes Canada)
Jean Lees, (right) President of the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary and Director Dianne Camilli (left )presented Edith Rose (above, centre) with a bouquet of roses and a certificate of appreciation honoring her on the celebration of her 100th birthday.

Two Cranbrook centenarians honoured

The Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary presented Edith Rose and Margaret Westrup with bouquets of roses and certificates of appreciation for their 100th birthdays.

Jean Lees, (right) President of the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary and Director Dianne Camilli (left )presented Edith Rose (above, centre) with a bouquet of roses and a certificate of appreciation honoring her on the celebration of her 100th birthday.
Karla Shalley with some of her rescue dogs. Facebook file.

Former resident looking for land near Kimberley to set up animal shelter

Karla Shalley used to own the Playpen Pet Boarding and Grooming in Cranbrook and is looking to return to the EK

Karla Shalley with some of her rescue dogs. Facebook file.
International students shared their culture with kids at the Purcell’s Pre-K programs. Photo submitted

International students shared their culture with kids at the Purcell’s Pre-K programs

During the month of April, students participating in the Rocky Mountain International…

International students shared their culture with kids at the Purcell’s Pre-K programs. Photo submitted
The Old Nitros hockey team. Photo submitted.

Old Nitros donate to local hockey player

The Kimberley Old Nitros Hockey Club, a men’s recreational beer team, along…

The Old Nitros hockey team. Photo submitted.
With support from CBT, the Kootenay Children’s Festival has already taken place, to great success. Photo submitted

CBT provides support as summer festivals return to the Kootenays

The last few summers have been bereft of the staple of many…

With support from CBT, the Kootenay Children’s Festival has already taken place, to great success. Photo submitted
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

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)
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!…

Volunteers count bats (Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project)
courtesy Wildsight

Volunteer opportunities with Wildsight this summer

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

courtesy Wildsight
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