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Wolf photo by Brian Hay

2020 hunting season review and wildlife update: Part III

This is Part III of a three-part series by F.J. Hurtak, looking at the issues of the 2020 hunting and wildlife management season

Wolf photo by Brian Hay
Basil Fuller. Photo: Watershed Productions

Missing Voices: Touchstones museum profiles underrepresented groups

Touchstones Nelson interviewed 15 people about their experiences living here

Basil Fuller. Photo: Watershed Productions
A Black-led march through Victoria is the third Black Lives Matter in June, 2020. Photo: Mike Graeme

Nelson photographer documents Indigenous and Black social movements

Mike Graeme wants to express solidarity, not privilege

A Black-led march through Victoria is the third Black Lives Matter in June, 2020. Photo: Mike Graeme
Pictured are Volunteer Tom Blom (left) SPCA Manager Christy King (middle) and Volunteer Jack Selman (right) on Thursday, January 7, 2021. This date marks the one year anniversary of Blom and Selman taking over the recycling program at the East Kootenay SPCA branch. In just one year, the local branch raised over $50,000 through the program. (East Kootenay SPCA file)

East Kootenay SPCA celebrates $50K milestone with recycling program

In just one year, the local branch raised over $50,000 through their recycling program

Pictured are Volunteer Tom Blom (left) SPCA Manager Christy King (middle) and Volunteer Jack Selman (right) on Thursday, January 7, 2021. This date marks the one year anniversary of Blom and Selman taking over the recycling program at the East Kootenay SPCA branch. In just one year, the local branch raised over $50,000 through the program. (East Kootenay SPCA file)
Tea Cup Fairy. Andrea Revoy.

New exhibit at Centre 64 Kimberley

For the Bulletin The new open art exhibition called “COVID-19 Unframed” is…

Tea Cup Fairy. Andrea Revoy.
Kimberley Dynamiters honour long time volunteer Randy Dean. Nicole Koran photo

Dynamiters salute long time volunteer Randy Dean

Randy Dean was a longtime Dynamiter volunteer, who sold 50/50 tickets and…

Kimberley Dynamiters honour long time volunteer Randy Dean. Nicole Koran photo
Staff at The Pines gratefully accept a new TV for residents to enjoy — a gift from Kimberley Rotary. Photo submitted

Kimberley Rotary donates to The Pines

The recent rules that have been put into place to protect us…

Staff at The Pines gratefully accept a new TV for residents to enjoy — a gift from Kimberley Rotary. Photo submitted
Zither master Werner Frey recently rediscovered a song he composed about Kimberley. Submitted

An ode to Kimberley on the zither

Renowned zither player Werner Frey says he left his heart in Kimberley.…

Zither master Werner Frey recently rediscovered a song he composed about Kimberley. Submitted
Photo Credit: Louise Hockley

Kimberley Elks donate to Food Bank

Kimberley Food Bank volunteers hard at work! The Kimberley Elks Lodge #90…

Photo Credit: Louise Hockley
Sunnybank Retirement Home in Oliver. (Google Maps)

Second long-term care outbreak in South Okanagan community

Interior Health has declared an outbreak at Oliver’s Sunnybank Retirement Home

Sunnybank Retirement Home in Oliver. (Google Maps)
A group of women wear masks to help guard them against the Spanish flu. Photo: courtesy of the University of Waterloo

Castlegar woman survives two pandemics

Molly Pacey turned 102 years old on Dec. 30, 2020.

A group of women wear masks to help guard them against the Spanish flu. Photo: courtesy of the University of Waterloo
Kimberley artists Caprice Hogg will be offering a colour workshop in January. Bulletin file

Online arts offerings at Centre 64

While many live arts events have been cancelled over the last year…

Kimberley artists Caprice Hogg will be offering a colour workshop in January. Bulletin file
Wolf photo by Brian Hay

2020 hunting season review and wildlife update: Part I

This is Part I of a three-part series by F.J. Hurtak, looking at the issues of the 2020 hunting and wildlife management seasons, which will appear in the Cranbrook Townsman over the next issues

  • Dec 31, 2020
Wolf photo by Brian Hay
Above, President Steven Royer and VP Larry Armstrong present to Heather Smith.

Mark Creek Lions donate to Food Bank

The Mark Creek Lions Club recently donated $1000 to the Kimberley Food…

Above, President Steven Royer and VP Larry Armstrong present to Heather Smith.
André Van Berlo. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson guitarist succeeds online despite COVID-19

André van Berlo’s YouTube channel now has 123,000 subscribers

André Van Berlo. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Heather Smith accepts a $2000 cheque from Vaughn Jarrett of Mark Creek Market. Photo submitted

$2000 for Kimberley Food Bank

The Kimberley Helping Hands Food Bank is the reicpient of $2000 from…

Heather Smith accepts a $2000 cheque from Vaughn Jarrett of Mark Creek Market. Photo submitted
The RDEK volunteers of the year: Area A – Brent Bidston; Area B – Bonnie Crosson; Area E – Larry Gould; Area F – Lyle Wilson; and Area G – Hedi Trescher. Photos courtesy RDEK

2020 RDEK Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year.

the Regional District of East Kootenay recently announced the recipients of the…

The RDEK volunteers of the year: Area A – Brent Bidston; Area B – Bonnie Crosson; Area E – Larry Gould; Area F – Lyle Wilson; and Area G – Hedi Trescher. Photos courtesy RDEK
Sgt Woodcox and Verena Tarves, Family Navigator, Community Connections of SE BC. Photo submitted

Kimberley RCMP help out a family each Christmas

For years the Kimberley RCMP officers, civilian and municipal employees and their…

Sgt Woodcox and Verena Tarves, Family Navigator, Community Connections of SE BC. Photo submitted
Two more deaths were reported McKinney Place in Oliver. (File)

COVID-19: Two more deaths in South Okanagan long-term care facility

McKinney Place in Oliver currently has 56 cases of the virus

Two more deaths were reported McKinney Place in Oliver. (File)
2020

Urban wildlife Part VII: The East Kootenay birds of 2020

The work of local photographers printed in the East Kootenay Advertiser throughout 2020. Part VII

2020