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Tim and Yvonne Everson see Callie after she went missing for 43 hours. (Wade Deisman photo)

B.C. man rescues dog that was trapped for 43 hours inside hidden well

At first, Wade Deisman thought his neighbour got a new puppy, but the barking didn’t stop.

Tim and Yvonne Everson see Callie after she went missing for 43 hours. (Wade Deisman photo)
Dennis Schick on the Phoenix Coyotes hockey card. Submitted

Kimberley Dynamiter’s Dennis Schick a class act

By Anthony Dransfeld Dennis Schick came to the Kimberley Dynamiters training camp…

Dennis Schick on the Phoenix Coyotes hockey card. Submitted
Best Dressed Pet Photo-Donna Newel-Sponsored by Kimberley Kritters Pet Food & Supply

Kimberley’s Virtual Flannel Fest a great success

It wasn’t a normal Flannel Fest in Kimberley last Saturday, but a…

Best Dressed Pet Photo-Donna Newel-Sponsored by Kimberley Kritters Pet Food & Supply
From the left, Sharon and Dave Skelton decorated their home in Grand Forks, B.C. for Mardi Gras, Tuesday, Feb. 16. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ couple goes all out for Mardi Gras

COVID may have ruined this year’s parades, but the pandemic was no match for Dave and Sharon Skelton

From the left, Sharon and Dave Skelton decorated their home in Grand Forks, B.C. for Mardi Gras, Tuesday, Feb. 16. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
PIctured, left to right: Sandy Zeznik, President of the Cranbrook Kimberley Hospice Society; Nancy Lemire, Hospice Society administrator; Jerry Hatala, Hospice Board Chairman. Bob Williams was the winner of the Cranbrook Kimberley Hospice 50/50 draw, earning half of the $49, 240 raised. Barry Coulter photo

Cranbrook Kimberley Hospice 50/50 raised $49,240

Baynes Lake man winner of half the proceedings in draw held Sunday

PIctured, left to right: Sandy Zeznik, President of the Cranbrook Kimberley Hospice Society; Nancy Lemire, Hospice Society administrator; Jerry Hatala, Hospice Board Chairman. Bob Williams was the winner of the Cranbrook Kimberley Hospice 50/50 draw, earning half of the $49, 240 raised. Barry Coulter photo
The Kimberley Community Garden on Rotary Drive. Bulletin file

Wildsight partnering Community Garden with Healthy Kimberley Food Recovery Depot

The Kimberley Community Garden on Rotary Drive, behind the Aquatic Centre, was…

The Kimberley Community Garden on Rotary Drive. Bulletin file
One of three gray-crowned rosy-finches feeding in the parking lot behind Jewels on Ninth Avenue in Cranbrook. Stewart Wilson photo

Great Backyard Bird Count set for this coming weekend

Keep your birding eyes open for the Great Backyard Bird Count, set…

One of three gray-crowned rosy-finches feeding in the parking lot behind Jewels on Ninth Avenue in Cranbrook. Stewart Wilson photo
Dress your dog up in flannel and enter the pet contest. Flannel Fest file.

Kimberley’s Virtual Flannel Fest is this Saturday

Kimberley’s Virtual Flannel Fest is on this Saturday, February 13, 2021 and…

Dress your dog up in flannel and enter the pet contest. Flannel Fest file.
Khari Wendell McClelland is a Canadian singer-songwriter who will be presenting Nature and We: Models for Creativity, Justice and Collective Resilience for Tiny Lights this spring. Photo: Mary Matheson

Tiny Lights Festival plots new direction

The Ymir festival is focusing on paid professional development for artists

Khari Wendell McClelland is a Canadian singer-songwriter who will be presenting Nature and We: Models for Creativity, Justice and Collective Resilience for Tiny Lights this spring. Photo: Mary Matheson
The grade 6/7/8 class of the Kimberley Independent School have been learning about waste prevention and so they took the opportunity to go to the old Save-On-Food location to transport some of their excess products from the move to their new location to the Kimberley Food Recovery Depot. Paul Rodgers photo.

Independent School helps with Save-On-Foods donation to Food Recovery Depot

The grade 6/7/8 class at the Kimberley Independent School has been exploring…

The grade 6/7/8 class of the Kimberley Independent School have been learning about waste prevention and so they took the opportunity to go to the old Save-On-Food location to transport some of their excess products from the move to their new location to the Kimberley Food Recovery Depot. Paul Rodgers photo.
You can get help with navigating the world online at Kimberley’s CBAL office. Photo submitted

Adult digital tech support available in Kimberley

Now more than ever, we are expected to do a lot online.…

You can get help with navigating the world online at Kimberley’s CBAL office. Photo submitted
Bev Middlebrook , Sparks Youth Society Executive Director, in the centre holding the head set and Melissa Neidig left holding one of the handsets and Pam Bigsby to the right holding other handset. Photo submitted

The Pines residents receive virtual reality game system from Spark Youth Centre

Spark Youth Society wrote a successful grant to Kimberley Community Foundation for…

Bev Middlebrook , Sparks Youth Society Executive Director, in the centre holding the head set and Melissa Neidig left holding one of the handsets and Pam Bigsby to the right holding other handset. Photo submitted
This food pantry is located at 111 8th Avenue South in Cranbrook. It is one of three food pantries in Cranbrook, while Kimberley has four. Another is expected to soon be installed on a BC Housing property in Kimberley, the first of its kind. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)

Cranbrook, Kimberley food pantry program continues to be a success

A new pantry is expected to be installed at a BC Housing property in Kimberley

This food pantry is located at 111 8th Avenue South in Cranbrook. It is one of three food pantries in Cranbrook, while Kimberley has four. Another is expected to soon be installed on a BC Housing property in Kimberley, the first of its kind. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman file)
The new non-profit Kootenay Elk Hunting Association will use fundraising campaigns and partnerships with the private and government sector to bring the balance of predators and ungulates back under control. Photo: Submitted by Jill Hayward

New Kootenay hunters’ group puts conservation ahead of everything else

Kootenay Elk Hunting Association deeply concerned of imbalance between predators and ungulates

The new non-profit Kootenay Elk Hunting Association will use fundraising campaigns and partnerships with the private and government sector to bring the balance of predators and ungulates back under control. Photo: Submitted by Jill Hayward
Barry Coulter photo

The force of the ice

X-wing ice sculpture adorns HeidOut patio in Cranbrook

Barry Coulter photo
Last year's King and Queen of Flannel Fest Tim and Simone. This year's event will be held via Facebook live due to COVID-19 and will take place on Feb. 13. Paul Rodgers file.

Flannel Fest to be held virtually this year

One of Kimberley’s most popular annual events, Flannel Fest, is moving into…

Last year's King and Queen of Flannel Fest Tim and Simone. This year's event will be held via Facebook live due to COVID-19 and will take place on Feb. 13. Paul Rodgers file.
Volunteers in the Centre 64 kitchen in pre-COVID times. Kimberley Arts Council photo

Kimberley Arts Council seeks new board members

The Kimberley Arts council is looking for new members to join their…

Volunteers in the Centre 64 kitchen in pre-COVID times. Kimberley Arts Council photo
Left to right, Wayne Day, AF Ret’d; Doug Prentice, Army Ret’d, Kyle Dalum, Army Ret’d and Randy Kruger. Front, Vicky Kruger. Photo submitted

Veteran donates three quilts to Quilts of Valour after receiving her own

Cindy Postnikoff, who distributes Quilts of Valour to area veterans, as well…

Left to right, Wayne Day, AF Ret’d; Doug Prentice, Army Ret’d, Kyle Dalum, Army Ret’d and Randy Kruger. Front, Vicky Kruger. Photo submitted
Vaccine rollout is focused on health care workers first, especially those dealing with long-term care facilities. (Nathan Denette - Canadian Press)

General public shouldn’t expect vaccines until fall: Interior Health South Okanagan Similkameen

Interior Health focused on vaccinating long-term and first-line care workers

Vaccine rollout is focused on health care workers first, especially those dealing with long-term care facilities. (Nathan Denette - Canadian Press)
Author Rosa Jordan

Join Kimberley Library for an author Zoom session

Join the Kimberley Public Library for an evening as the award-winning novelist…

Author Rosa Jordan