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Rena McNiven and her daughters Lynn and Gwen with their winnings. Photo submitted

Kimberley family wins big with Rotary online bingo

Mom Rena McNiven and her daughters Lynn and Gwen have been playing…

Rena McNiven and her daughters Lynn and Gwen with their winnings. Photo submitted
Glen and Tasha Johnston with children Paige and Parker. Submitted photo
Glen and Tasha Johnston with children Paige and Parker. Submitted photo
The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor

1,000 km route opens northern Vancouver Island to bikepackers

Bikepacking combines ultralight backpacking and bicycle touring

The Tree to Sea loop is a 1,000 km bikepacking route around the north end of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Miles Arbor
Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. Senior, 101, takes first flying lesson

It was a birthday present for ‘adventurous’ Walter Martens

Adventurous senior Walter Martens took his first flying lesson as a 101st birthday present, taking off from the Langley airport on Saturday, Sept. 25. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Kimberley. Bulletin file.

Military Ames proposes commemoration for military service dogs

A statue and columbaria are proposed for Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Kimberley. Bulletin file.
Ron Sherman on his daily 17,000-step walk for diabetes research. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson high school vice-principal walking 400 km in September for diabetes research

Ron Sherman gets up at 5 a.m. every day and walks for two hours before work

Ron Sherman on his daily 17,000-step walk for diabetes research. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Former Kimberley City Councillor Jack Ratcliffe. Bulletin file

Nominations now open for Jack Ratcliffe Award

City of Kimberley invites you to nominate someone who has made a significant impact on the community through extensive volunteering

Former Kimberley City Councillor Jack Ratcliffe. Bulletin file
A stoneware mask entitled Green Man done by Vernon-based artist Bob Kingsmill. Photo courtesy of Mike Redfern.

East Kootenay Landscapes and Okanagan Clay on display in the Gallery at Centre 64

Submitted by Mike Redfern The current exhibition in the Gallery at Centre…

A stoneware mask entitled Green Man done by Vernon-based artist Bob Kingsmill. Photo courtesy of Mike Redfern.
Kimberley City Councillor Darryl Oakley, who has organized the local run for many years, displays the 2021 posters and t-shirt for this year’s Terry Fox Run, scheduled for September 19 at noon. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley’s Terry Fox Run this Sunday, September 19, 2021

Just a reminder that Kimberley’s Terry Fox Run/Walk is this Sunday, September…

Kimberley City Councillor Darryl Oakley, who has organized the local run for many years, displays the 2021 posters and t-shirt for this year’s Terry Fox Run, scheduled for September 19 at noon. Paul Rodgers photo.
Colin Ferguson photo

Wildsight presents garden workshops, harvest party

In keeping with their work on local food sustainability, Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook has…

Colin Ferguson photo
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The winners of last year's WildSafeBC Photo Contest.

WildSafeBC seeks entrants for annual photography contest

WildSafeBc has just announced the start of their sixth-annual BC Goes Wild…

The winners of last year's WildSafeBC Photo Contest.
Salvador has donated four loads of sand to the Kimberley Scouts so they can begin bagging sand bags for sale. Photo submitted.

Kimberley Scouts will be preparing sand bags for sale

It’s hard to believe we have to start thinking of icy roads…

Salvador has donated four loads of sand to the Kimberley Scouts so they can begin bagging sand bags for sale. Photo submitted.
Bob James played on the 1972 league champs, Kimberley Men’s Fastball league. Back row, left to right, Bob James, Eric Hoglund, Rod Loraas, Jim Boudreau; middle row, Jon Scanland, Ray Picco, Terry Patterson, Terry Kinrade; front row, Oran Hoglund (bat boy),Jim Broadhurst, coach Dan Sullivan and Mike Duval.

So long, Mr. Bob James

A Kimberley sportsman passes

Bob James played on the 1972 league champs, Kimberley Men’s Fastball league. Back row, left to right, Bob James, Eric Hoglund, Rod Loraas, Jim Boudreau; middle row, Jon Scanland, Ray Picco, Terry Patterson, Terry Kinrade; front row, Oran Hoglund (bat boy),Jim Broadhurst, coach Dan Sullivan and Mike Duval.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Participants in last year’s Climb for Alzheimers. Alzheimers Society file

East Kootenay residents invited to Climb for Alzheimers

The Alzheimer Society of BC is inviting East Kootenay residents to Climb…

Participants in last year’s Climb for Alzheimers. Alzheimers Society file
Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook has all kinds of apple picking, juice pressing and tree pruning equipment available. Wildsight file.

Wildsight to host apple picking and pressing events in Kimberley and Cranbrook

The Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook apple capture program is back just as fruit begins…

Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook has all kinds of apple picking, juice pressing and tree pruning equipment available. Wildsight file.
About 40 people took part in the Parkinson’s SuperWalk along Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 17, 2016. This year’s walk is virtual and takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Folks step up to raise money for Parkinson Society of B.C. with SuperWalk

Annual event goes virtual for 2nd year in a row, funds go to Parkinson’s research, programming

About 40 people took part in the Parkinson’s SuperWalk along Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Sept. 17, 2016. This year’s walk is virtual and takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Ayden McKillop in the shirt he designed in support of the Osoyoos fire department (Junction 3 Coffeehouse/Facebook)

Osoyoos boy sells homemade shirts in support of wildfire crews

The shirts will be sold on Saturday (Aug. 21) at Junction 3 Coffeehouse

Ayden McKillop in the shirt he designed in support of the Osoyoos fire department (Junction 3 Coffeehouse/Facebook)
Kimberley Horror Fest returns for its fifth year, this time back in-person with a reduced capacity, if restrictions continue to allow.

Kimberley Horror Fest plans for in-person event at Centre64 on Nov. 6

Organizers have many exciting plans for event’s fifth anniversary

Kimberley Horror Fest returns for its fifth year, this time back in-person with a reduced capacity, if restrictions continue to allow.