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A community engagement event held in 2019 for residents to get the chance to review the proposed Swan Ave Park’s features and designs. Healthy Kimberley photo.

An update on all Healthy Kimberley programs

Most Kimberley residents know the name Healthy Kimberley, and most also associate…

A community engagement event held in 2019 for residents to get the chance to review the proposed Swan Ave Park’s features and designs. Healthy Kimberley photo.
Kimberley’s Farmers’ Market begins June 16, 2022.

Kimberley’s Farmers’ Market season just around the corner

Wildsight urges vendors to register for upcoming season

Kimberley’s Farmers’ Market begins June 16, 2022.
Ron MacLeod is part of the Dream Chopper competition. (Screen grab)

B.C. man needs votes to build dream motorcycle on Orange County Choppers

Ron MacLeod needs votes to build motorcycle with Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers T.V. fame

Ron MacLeod is part of the Dream Chopper competition. (Screen grab)
Eva Hompoth says she isn’t getting hung up on what her cancer diagnosis is taking away from her, but is focusing instead on cherishing the time she has left. (Contributed photo)

Facing terminal cancer, BC woman holds ‘Ashes Shower’

‘Even if I’m not here, the memories, I still want them to be fun,’ says Eva Hompoth

Eva Hompoth says she isn’t getting hung up on what her cancer diagnosis is taking away from her, but is focusing instead on cherishing the time she has left. (Contributed photo)
Wheels-up pancake landing in field. Gerry Stevenson file

1935 crash landing in Nelson remembered

The early days of aviation in the Kootenays

Wheels-up pancake landing in field. Gerry Stevenson file
Kimberley Rotary member Hans von Bloedau presented a cheque of $2000 from the Club’s Bingo funds to the Kimberley Nordic Club for their biathlon program. Submitted

Kimberley Rotary Bingo keeps on giving

Kimberley Rotary member Hans von Bloedau presented a cheque of $2000 from…

Kimberley Rotary member Hans von Bloedau presented a cheque of $2000 from the Club’s Bingo funds to the Kimberley Nordic Club for their biathlon program. Submitted
Teens on the 2019 adventure. Dave Quinn photo

Wildsight invites Kootenay youth to GoWild!

This summer, 14 Kootenay teenagers will have the opportunity to truly experience…

Teens on the 2019 adventure. Dave Quinn photo
The Dirtbag Festival celebrates Kimberley’s mountain lifestyle. Dirtbag Facebook photo
The Dirtbag Festival celebrates Kimberley’s mountain lifestyle. Dirtbag Facebook photo
Kimberley has won the search for B.C.’s best small town. Paul Rodgers file

Kimberley wins the Search for B.C.’s Best Small Town contest

After weeks of voting, and Kimberley steadily eliminating all competition, it was…

Kimberley has won the search for B.C.’s best small town. Paul Rodgers file
Kimberley Rotary LobsterFest in 2017. Bulletin file

Kimberley Rotary LobsterFest returns

The Kimberley Rotary Club is delighted to announce the return of their…

Kimberley Rotary LobsterFest in 2017. Bulletin file
KIS students celebrate Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day all year long at Kimberley Independent School

Kimberley Independent School has a big focus on making everyday Earth Day…

KIS students celebrate Earth Day
Paula Gross, an educational assistant at Eric Langton elementary, created a display of hobbit houses made primarily from discarded objects, for the front display case at the school. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Hobbit house display created for Earth Day by Lower Mainland educational assistant

Paula Gross created the display using discarded objects and natural items

Paula Gross, an educational assistant at Eric Langton elementary, created a display of hobbit houses made primarily from discarded objects, for the front display case at the school. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Camp Stone is ideally set up for group camping and events. Photo submitted

Kimberley Scouts making Camp Stone available for third party rentals again

The Kimberley Scouts are pleased to announce that after a two year…

Camp Stone is ideally set up for group camping and events. Photo submitted
A family of ducks crossed Lougheed Highway with the help of a good samaritan on Tuesday. (Monique Patton/Special to The News)

Good Samaritan helps family of ducks cross B.C. highway

Duckings follow mother duck navigating six lanes of traffic

A family of ducks crossed Lougheed Highway with the help of a good samaritan on Tuesday. (Monique Patton/Special to The News)
McWhinnie Day is an opportunity for the community to come together and enjoy the skate park. Above McWhinnie Day 2017. Kimberley Bulletin file

Bob McWhinnie Day, May 8, 2022 in Kimberley

Come to the skate park and celebrate

McWhinnie Day is an opportunity for the community to come together and enjoy the skate park. Above McWhinnie Day 2017. Kimberley Bulletin file
Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.

Kimberley church fundraising to bring family from Ukraine

Summit Church hopes to raise enough to support the young family for their first year

Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.
Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.

Kimberley church fundraising to bring family from Ukraine

Summit Church hopes to raise enough to support the young family for their first year

Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.
Columbia Basin youth recently took part in climate action sessions and workshops. Photo contributed

Columbia Basin youth engage in climate events

Columbia Basin youth, ages 14 to 18, had an opportunity this winter…

Columbia Basin youth recently took part in climate action sessions and workshops. Photo contributed
Doreen Zurosky was presented with a Quilt of Valour. Photo submitted

Quilt of Valour presented in Kimberley

Cindy Postnikoff of Military Ames and Quilts of Valour has presented another…

Doreen Zurosky was presented with a Quilt of Valour. Photo submitted
Jim Mitchell is sharing his experience living with dementia to raise awareness as part of the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Kamloops resident shares his story to bring more visibility to dementia

Jim Mitchell immigrated from England to Canada with his wife Margaret and…

  • Apr 18, 2022
Jim Mitchell is sharing his experience living with dementia to raise awareness as part of the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.