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The workshops at Yunesit’in were set up in stations, where different aspects of the landscape and ecosystem were explored and incorporated into the mixed-media canvas pieces by participants. (Cindy Charleyboy photo)

Cariboo Art Beat workshops combine fire and art

Williams Lake workshops help build bridges between First Nations and government

The workshops at Yunesit’in were set up in stations, where different aspects of the landscape and ecosystem were explored and incorporated into the mixed-media canvas pieces by participants. (Cindy Charleyboy photo)
Students at Kimberley's Selkirk Secondary School added another layer to their winter's snow experience when they studied the science behind snow. Photo courtesy Wildsight.

Selkirk students, snowpack and science

Submitted by Wildsight Living in the Kootenays means we know snow. We…

Students at Kimberley's Selkirk Secondary School added another layer to their winter's snow experience when they studied the science behind snow. Photo courtesy Wildsight.
North Star Days at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Paul Rodgers photo.

North Star Days at Kimberley Alpine Resort

With the end of the 2021-22 ski season coming up on Sunday,…

North Star Days at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Paul Rodgers photo.
Oak Bay High students Kaelyn Bonner and Katherine Lee do preflight checks at the Victoria Flying Club, ahead of their discovery flight as part of the aviation and design program offered through the Greater Victoria School District. (Tom Aerts/Twitter)

Oak Bay student among those high on aviation possibilities

Greater Victoria School District helps kids fly with aviation and design program

Oak Bay High students Kaelyn Bonner and Katherine Lee do preflight checks at the Victoria Flying Club, ahead of their discovery flight as part of the aviation and design program offered through the Greater Victoria School District. (Tom Aerts/Twitter)
The JulyFest soccer tournament typically brought 60 plus teams to town. Bulletin file

Soccer tournament will not be part of JulyFest this year

As most Kimberley residents are aware, JulyFest will be returning this summer.…

The JulyFest soccer tournament typically brought 60 plus teams to town. Bulletin file
Ava Gambling sold her paintings to raise money to help Ukrainian people through the Canadian Red Cross. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

8-year-old Lower Mainland resident sells paintings to help Ukrainians

Ava Gambling and her brother James, 4, raised more than $1,000

Ava Gambling sold her paintings to raise money to help Ukrainian people through the Canadian Red Cross. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Purcell Preschool + Daycare celebrated World Down Syndrome Day

Rock Your Socks at Purcell Preschool + Daycare

The Kimberley preschool recognizes World Down Syndrome Day

Purcell Preschool + Daycare celebrated World Down Syndrome Day
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Owner Mark Carter from Bavarian Home Hardware presented members of the Kimberley Gymnastics club a check for $750 to help rebuild the centre. Proceeds from every gallon of paint purchased in February went towards the cause. Photo submitted.
Owner Mark Carter from Bavarian Home Hardware presented members of the Kimberley Gymnastics club a check for $750 to help rebuild the centre. Proceeds from every gallon of paint purchased in February went towards the cause. Photo submitted.
Image courtesy Tamara Cartwright

Weekly candlelight vigils for Ukraine add borscht, perogies

The East Kootenay Ukraine Support Group is taking its weekly candlelight vigils…

Image courtesy Tamara Cartwright
White Rock resident Brita Doubroff says her Fidget Blanket was developed with kids with autism in mind, but it also gaining traction for adults with dementia. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman creates ‘fidget blanket’ for autism, dementia

Brita Doubroff says product can also benefit caregivers

White Rock resident Brita Doubroff says her Fidget Blanket was developed with kids with autism in mind, but it also gaining traction for adults with dementia. (Contributed photo)
The Langley Cineplex will screen the movie, The Guide to support and raise funds for Ukraine relief efforts. (Langley Advance Times Files)

Special screening of Ukraine movie in Langley to support relief efforts

More than 30 Cineplex theatres across country to participate

The Langley Cineplex will screen the movie, The Guide to support and raise funds for Ukraine relief efforts. (Langley Advance Times Files)
A Request for Proposals to manage Cominco Gardens will be put out by the city of Kimberley in the coming weeks. Bulletin file

Business as usual for Cominco Gardens in Kimberley, Mayor says

The Kimberley Community Development Society presented what will likely be its last…

A Request for Proposals to manage Cominco Gardens will be put out by the city of Kimberley in the coming weeks. Bulletin file
Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford girl raises $2,500 for Ukraine through homemade bracelet, bookmark sales

11-year-old has help from friend to collect donations for UNICEF emergency fund

Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)
One of last year’s Youth Climate Action teams. Wildsight photo

Wildsight updates Kimberley Council on Youth Climate Action team

Kimberley City Council heard a presentation from Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook at their…

One of last year’s Youth Climate Action teams. Wildsight photo
Wasa community members volunteered to help upgrade the outdoor rink. Photo courtesy CBT

Wasa outdoor rink updated with assist from CBT

Bulletin staff Skates have hit the ice on newly upgraded outdoor rink…

Wasa community members volunteered to help upgrade the outdoor rink. Photo courtesy CBT
Martyka Sutor, her partner Steven, son Arlo and newborn daughter Maia pose for a photo with firefighters from Surrey’s Hall 17. (Contributed photo)

‘There was no stopping her’: Firefighters deliver baby in B.C. couple’s home

‘It was a day we will never forget’ says South Surrey mother

Martyka Sutor, her partner Steven, son Arlo and newborn daughter Maia pose for a photo with firefighters from Surrey’s Hall 17. (Contributed photo)
Jackie Austinson bottle-feeds little “Mocha” during kitty hour at Phoenix Manor Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks cat shelter needs new home, fast

Helping Hands’ successes bring their share of challenges, says shelter president

Jackie Austinson bottle-feeds little “Mocha” during kitty hour at Phoenix Manor Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Bear wearing a life jacket to get ready for a kayak ride (Kris Stewart)
Bear wearing a life jacket to get ready for a kayak ride (Kris Stewart)
TimBrMart in Kimberley is changing hands.

Letter: TimBrMart to become Home Hardware Building Centre

To our wonderful community: Stan and Marie are retiring! As of Apr…

TimBrMart in Kimberley is changing hands.