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UPDATED: Christy Clark to step down as BC Liberal leader

UPDATED: Christy Clark to step down as BC Liberal leader

Clark’s resignation, as both party leader and MLA, will take effect Aug. 4
Five arrested in drug bust

Five arrested in drug bust

Cranbrook RCMP arrest three men, two women; seize cocaine, meth, marijuana and weapons.
Registration for the BC Hockey Zone Program now open

Registration for the BC Hockey Zone Program now open

Young elite players in the East Kootenay region now get the opportunity to play close to home
Chamber Music and Celtic/classical fusion at Kimberley Kaleidoscope 2017

Chamber Music and Celtic/classical fusion at Kimberley Kaleidoscope 2017

Continuing the pattern of Sunday afternoon tea with chamber music, Kimberley Kaleidoscope 2017 is bringing the New Denver duo, Freya, to Studio 64 on Sunday afternoon, August 6, to perform a concert of chamber music and original pieces while guests enjoy pastries and tea, coffee or punch. This extraordinarily gifted duo will arrive in Kimberley after a performance the previous day at the Kaslo Jazz Fest. During July they performed concerts as far apart as Galiano Island and Edmonton.
Tweedy Weedy Tuesdays… hand pulling Mark Creek Knapweed

Tweedy Weedy Tuesdays… hand pulling Mark Creek Knapweed

We began with two experimental weed pulls in June and it felt so good it was extended until the end of July. The window for treating invasive plant species runs from late May until about the end of July. After that time, most plants are seeding, so hand pulling helps them to spread.
Health officials battling damaging fentanyl myths

Health officials battling damaging fentanyl myths

The B.C. CDC says some myths can cause hesitance to using life-saving measures on an overdose victim
Police extinguish car fire before it spreads

Police extinguish car fire before it spreads

On July 23 just after 1:00 am, Cranbrook RCMP received a report of a car fire on Highway 3 near Wardner. Officers quickly attended and took immediate action to prevent it from spreading into the nearby forest.
Seven new fires reported Tuesday, 33 burning in the region

Seven new fires reported Tuesday, 33 burning in the region

Tinderbox conditions persist with extreme heat and wind
SunMine year to date earnings, $95,485

SunMine year to date earnings, $95,485

Kimberley’s SunMine solar project is a popular topic of discussion around the City. The SunMine has 4,032 solar-cell modules, mounted on 96 solar trackers which follow the sun’s movement. It is B.C.’s largest solar project, Canada’s largest solar tracking facility, and the first solar project in B.C. to sell power to the BC Hydro grid.
City Council approves funding for deer translocation

City Council approves funding for deer translocation

At a regular City Council meeting on Monday, July 24 Council carried a motion to approve funding for the translocation of mule deer in Kimberley.