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Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.

Ellie’s journey: Rare condition points to critical research need

BC Children’s Hospital shares need for increased research for childhood cancers

  • Nov 22, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
The Wasa outdoor rink will be one of the facilities maintained by the new service tax. Corey Bullock file

RDEK to go ahead with Wasa parcel tax

The tax will support operation and maintenance of facilities like the outdoor rink and community hall

The Wasa outdoor rink will be one of the facilities maintained by the new service tax. Corey Bullock file
The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)

Salvation Army launches emergency response in support of flood victims

Agency on front lines in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Kamloops and Kelowna

The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)
Kimberley Food Bank volunteers in 2020. Bulletin file

Kimberley Food Bank not accepting toys or food donations this Christmas

Please consider a cash donation so Food Bank can purchase gift cards

Kimberley Food Bank volunteers in 2020. Bulletin file
The Kimberley Farmers’ Market on Howard Street. Trixie Pacis file
The Kimberley Farmers’ Market on Howard Street. Trixie Pacis file
The first Ugly Sweater Run in 2019. Bulletin file

Kimberley’s Ugly Sweater Run returns November 21

Kimberley’s Ugly Sweater Walk or Run has returned and is set to…

The first Ugly Sweater Run in 2019. Bulletin file
Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)

Swan gets ‘second-chance at life’ after being rescued near 100 Mile

The swan was unable to migrate south due to an injured wing

Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)
CP Holiday train at Port Haney Wharf. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

CP Holiday Train goes virtual again for 2021, no stops in B.C. or Alberta

The 23rd annual event would have stopped in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

CP Holiday train at Port Haney Wharf. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Minor hockey in Kimberley and Cranbrook received gaming funding. Kimberley Minor Hockey Facebook photo.

Provincial gaming grants support East Kootenay sports, arts and culture

The province of British Columbia recently announced the recipients of their annual…

Minor hockey in Kimberley and Cranbrook received gaming funding. Kimberley Minor Hockey Facebook photo.
Bon Ga is a Korean restaurant located in the Glenmore neighbourhood in Kelowna. (Bon Ga/Facebook)

Kelowna residents rally behind Korean restaurant targeted with racist graffiti

Bon Ga was vandalized with racist graffiti on Saturday morning, Oct. 30

Bon Ga is a Korean restaurant located in the Glenmore neighbourhood in Kelowna. (Bon Ga/Facebook)
Rotarian Lynn Hauptman presents the cheque to Bev Middlebrook along with SPARK youth members Winter Archibald, Huxley Campbell, Velika Latondress, Charlotte Raymond, Youth Care Worker Ruth Turner, Castin Knudsen and International Student Kristen Zeevat. Photo submitted

Spark Youth Centre benefits from Kimberley Rotary bingo

The Rotary Club of Kimberley has made another donation to a local…

Rotarian Lynn Hauptman presents the cheque to Bev Middlebrook along with SPARK youth members Winter Archibald, Huxley Campbell, Velika Latondress, Charlotte Raymond, Youth Care Worker Ruth Turner, Castin Knudsen and International Student Kristen Zeevat. Photo submitted
Paul Rodgers photo

Marysville homes ready for Halloween

According to BC Hydro, British Columbians now decorate about the same for…

Paul Rodgers photo
Mary Davies, President, KHCA, Pam Waites (60 yrs), Olive Mufford (50 yrs), Joyce Jacobsen (50 yrs) and Bonnie Wagar (45 yrs). Missing are Judy Caron (45 yrs), Rose Souter (30 yrs) and Vanda McSporran (40 yrs).

Long time Kimberley Health Care Auxiliary volunteers honoured

In the picture above, you are looking at over 300 years of…

Mary Davies, President, KHCA, Pam Waites (60 yrs), Olive Mufford (50 yrs), Joyce Jacobsen (50 yrs) and Bonnie Wagar (45 yrs). Missing are Judy Caron (45 yrs), Rose Souter (30 yrs) and Vanda McSporran (40 yrs).
More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)

Pandemic sparked puppy boom in B.C., but no spike in pet returns: BC SPCA

More people are looking to adopt pets due to pandemic, SPCA

More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)
Submitted

Two Quilts of Valour presented

Cindy Postnikoff of Military Ames presented two more Qults of Valour over…

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Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

COVID, heartbreak among speedbumps in Australian’s road to residency in Kelowna

Josh Waters shares his experience in the hopes to help others like him

Josh Waters and his one-year-old English Staffy cross, Rocky. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Mountain landscape, by Austrian artist Johann Arnberger. Submitted file.

Art from the attic is back

Art From the Attic sale, to be held in Invermere on Saturday, October 9, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Oct 8, 2021
Mountain landscape, by Austrian artist Johann Arnberger. Submitted file.
Kimberley Rotary recently donated Bingo proceeds to Summit Community Services for seniors programs. Photo submitted

Kimberley Rotary donates to local seniors programs

A number of Kimberley families have won prizes, large and small, playing…

Kimberley Rotary recently donated Bingo proceeds to Summit Community Services for seniors programs. Photo submitted
Wildfire by Michael Hepher.

Now hanging at Centre 64: In This Together

A look at what ties us together as Kootenay residents

Wildfire by Michael Hepher.