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Doris Pearson. Photo submitted

Kimberley Rotary Bingo player wins for the second time

Doris Pearson was the lucky winner of $1254 in Kimberley Rotary’s February…

Doris Pearson. Photo submitted
The Kimberley Aquatic Centre is currently closed due to a broken boiler.
The Kimberley Aquatic Centre is currently closed due to a broken boiler.
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Marysville Elementary students experience Wildsight’s Winter Wonder program

SUBMITTED BY WILDSIGHT Students in Sarah Kinsey’s Grade 2/3 class at Marysville…

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Order your copy of Jim Webster's Sunflower today. Submitted file

Kimberley Friends Gallery Ukraine fundraiser

We are all trying to find some way to contribute to those…

Order your copy of Jim Webster's Sunflower today. Submitted file
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Exhibit of Ukrainian artifacts at Kimberley Museum

Everyone is trying to do something to acknowledge support for Ukraine right…

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Join the CWL for a St. Patrick’s Day tea on Saturday, March 12th. Submitted file

St. Patrick’s Day Tea in Kimberley

Spring is on the way…and so is the annual Sacred Heart CWL…

Join the CWL for a St. Patrick’s Day tea on Saturday, March 12th. Submitted file
Catherine getting ready for the next round of chemo, with her three kids for support. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)

B.C. family in need of support after mother’s stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis

Seek funds to cover treatment and care for their three autism-diagnosed kids

Catherine getting ready for the next round of chemo, with her three kids for support. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
Selkirk Vocal Jazz students during a recent recording session. Submitted file

Selkirk Vocal Jazz wins first place in Moscow, Idaho

We have all had to adapt to a new way of doing…

Selkirk Vocal Jazz students during a recent recording session. Submitted file
Steve Nicklen, one of the individuals who supports migrant farm workers, repairing bikes at his home in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Steve Nicklen, one of the individuals who supports migrant farm workers, repairing bikes at his home in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
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Kimberley Search and Rescue visits Purcell Preschool and Daycare

On February 25, three volunteers from Kimberley Search and Rescue (KimSAR) paid…

Submitted by: Jodi Eskelin
Sutter Rowse, 8, cuddles with Hazel, the cat, at the Williams Lake BCSPCA who he raised $850 toward the cost of her surgery. (Leslie Rowse photo)
Sutter Rowse, 8, cuddles with Hazel, the cat, at the Williams Lake BCSPCA who he raised $850 toward the cost of her surgery. (Leslie Rowse photo)
As others don pink t-shirts for anti-bullying day (Feb. 23), swimmers across British Columbia – including White Rock Wave members Bill Blair, Debbie Dunn and Cindy Yoc – are wearing pink caps as part of an initiative set up by Swim BC. (Contributed photo)

Sea of pink at B.C. pool a tribute to kindness, compassion during anti-bullying week

Swim BC offered pink swim caps to teams across the province for annual initiative

As others don pink t-shirts for anti-bullying day (Feb. 23), swimmers across British Columbia – including White Rock Wave members Bill Blair, Debbie Dunn and Cindy Yoc – are wearing pink caps as part of an initiative set up by Swim BC. (Contributed photo)
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Session helps East Kootenay families with advance care planning for people living with dementia

When a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, the…

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Members of the Kimberley Youth Action Network set up a display to raise awareness in the community about climate change IN 29, 2019. (Corey Bullock/Kimberley Bulletin file)

City of Kimberley will continue to provide aministrative support to Youth Action Network

The Kimberley Youth Action Network has asked the City of Kimberley to…

Members of the Kimberley Youth Action Network set up a display to raise awareness in the community about climate change IN 29, 2019. (Corey Bullock/Kimberley Bulletin file)
Ret’d Staff Sgt.Bob Termuende and his wife Orma at their home in Cranbrook. Photo submitted

Quilt of Valour presented to Cranbrook veteran

Cindy Postnikoff of Military Ames has presented another Quilt of Valour to…

Ret’d Staff Sgt.Bob Termuende and his wife Orma at their home in Cranbrook. Photo submitted
Benny Hanson, who turned 90 on Feb. 1, 2022, is a pump operator with the Celista Fire Department. (Celista Fire Department image)

90-year-old B.C. firefighter has always been one to keep busy

Benny Hanson said his philosophy was ‘change jobs every four years’

Benny Hanson, who turned 90 on Feb. 1, 2022, is a pump operator with the Celista Fire Department. (Celista Fire Department image)
Ami Salmen says her tattoos have helped her to accept her new body, and keep loving herself throughout her breast cancer journey. (Photo by Lexy Parks, Courtesy of Ami Salmen)

The power of ink: how tattoos helped one woman through her breast cancer journey

Ami Salmen’s tattoos helped her throughout her breast cancer journey. She’s now in the running to be on the cover of Inked Magazine

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Ami Salmen says her tattoos have helped her to accept her new body, and keep loving herself throughout her breast cancer journey. (Photo by Lexy Parks, Courtesy of Ami Salmen)
The development of the printing press in the 1400s led to the creation of books and other printed materials for the public to read. This file photo shows the first edition of the Alberni Valley News rolling through the press at the Black Press printing plant in Ladysmith. (Alberni Valley News file photo)

QUIZ: Celebrating the joy of reading

Family Literacy Day in Canada is held each year on Jan. 27.

The development of the printing press in the 1400s led to the creation of books and other printed materials for the public to read. This file photo shows the first edition of the Alberni Valley News rolling through the press at the Black Press printing plant in Ladysmith. (Alberni Valley News file photo)
Harper Dingwall from Lindsay Park in Kimberley was the Grade 2 classroom winner. Photo courtesy KAST.

Kootenay kids come up with climate contraptions in KAST contest

Kimberley’s Harper Dingwall was the winner for Grade 2.

Harper Dingwall from Lindsay Park in Kimberley was the Grade 2 classroom winner. Photo courtesy KAST.
Marysville resident Tom Watson, who was born and raised in Kimberley, has created a statue for the Kimberley Public Library.

Donated sculpture to be installed in front of Kimberley Public Library

The Kimberley Public Library has requested that they be allowed to place…

Marysville resident Tom Watson, who was born and raised in Kimberley, has created a statue for the Kimberley Public Library.