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Cranbrook city hall. Trevor Crawley photo.

RDEK commits funding to Cranbrook homelessness initiative

City of Cranbrook looking to add new position to liaise with government, non-profit services

Cranbrook city hall. Trevor Crawley photo.
The East Kootenay Track Club season starts April 4 at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook. Photo submitted
The East Kootenay Track Club season starts April 4 at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook. Photo submitted
Shamrocks are associated with Ireland, but a four-leaf clover is much more rare. Do you know the odds of finding a four-leaf clover? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How Irish are you?

St. Patrick’s Day, on March 17, is a celebration of Ireland and Irish culture

Shamrocks are associated with Ireland, but a four-leaf clover is much more rare. Do you know the odds of finding a four-leaf clover? (Pixabay.com)
Hula hoop artist Fox Spirals spun a routine at the Kootenay Children's Festival in 2022 (Barry Coulter photo)

Kootenay Children’s Festival promises fun and games for the whole family

Event will feature performances from Will’s Jams, Bonnie Harvey and The Amuse Troupe.

Hula hoop artist Fox Spirals spun a routine at the Kootenay Children's Festival in 2022 (Barry Coulter photo)
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is restoring ecosystems in grasslands, open forests and wetlands with support of Columbia Basin Trust. Lyle Grisedale photo.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is restoring ecosystems in grasslands, open forests and wetlands with support of Columbia Basin Trust. Lyle Grisedale photo.
The Kragmont Community Society is reducing the risk of wildfire near Kragmont and Baynes Lake with support from the Trust. Photo courtesy Columbia Basin Trust.

Funding partnership provides $2.5M in wildfire mitigation for Kootenay communities

Communities in the Kootenay region are collectively receiving $2.5 million for wildfire…

The Kragmont Community Society is reducing the risk of wildfire near Kragmont and Baynes Lake with support from the Trust. Photo courtesy Columbia Basin Trust.
Marysville Elementary. Bulletin file

SD6 to receive $1.3 million in funding for new bus, roof and electrical upgrades

The provincial Ministry of Education is providing $261.1 million in funding to…

Marysville Elementary. Bulletin file
Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick. Bulletin file

Kimberley Mayor talks need for development

Mayor Don McCormick has taken to social media again to talk development,…

Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick. Bulletin file
Congratulations to the U15 Dynamiters, comprised of players from Cranbrook, Kimberley and Baynes Lake, for winning their East Kootenay League Banner tournament in Golden

U15 Dynamiters win East Kootenay League Banner tournament

Congratulations to the U15 Dynamiters, comprised of players from Cranbrook, Kimberley and…

Congratulations to the U15 Dynamiters, comprised of players from Cranbrook, Kimberley and Baynes Lake, for winning their East Kootenay League Banner tournament in Golden
Avalanche Canada advises outdoor adventurers to avoid steep elevation, in light of recent weather conditions, which are ideal for avalanches. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Avalanche danger risk rated ‘considerable’ for Southern Interior

Storm slab and deep persistent slab avalanches are likely in Kootenay region

Avalanche Canada advises outdoor adventurers to avoid steep elevation, in light of recent weather conditions, which are ideal for avalanches. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The Kimberley Nordic Club hosted the annual Nordic Fest on Sunday, Mar. 12.

Nordic Fest at the Kimberley Nordic Club

The annual Nordic Fest was held at the Kimberley Nordic Club (KNC)…

The Kimberley Nordic Club hosted the annual Nordic Fest on Sunday, Mar. 12.
The Hollers the Stemwinder Bar and Grill, March 18 and 19. Facebook file

Know it All: Local arts scene

Centre 64 Feb 28, 1:00 p.m. – Mar 25, 5:00 p.m. Adjudicated…

The Hollers the Stemwinder Bar and Grill, March 18 and 19. Facebook file
Last year’s winning design was created by Jennifer Johnston.

Call for Artists: Design Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook’s T-Shirt

Do you think you can create art that brings your vision of…

Last year’s winning design was created by Jennifer Johnston.
You have until March 22 to vote.

Fernie reaches top 10 in Mackenzie Top Peak Contest

Submitted Fernie has made it to the Top 10 finalists in the…

You have until March 22 to vote.
Kimberley will receive $3.4 million. Bulletin file

City of Kimberley to receive $3.4 million in one time provincial funding

Last week the provincial NDP government announced that communities across the province…

Kimberley will receive $3.4 million. Bulletin file
The Irish Rovers are back on tour, marking their 60th year. They play the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook on Monday, April 3.

No end in sight for the Irish Rovers

Legendary Irish-Canadian band back on tour, marking their 60th year

The Irish Rovers are back on tour, marking their 60th year. They play the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook on Monday, April 3.
Pacific Coastal Airlines will be ending flight service between Cranbrook and Vancouver. (Pacific Coastal Airlines photo)

Pacific Coastal Airlines ending Cranbrook to Vancouver flight service

Pacific Coastal Airlines is ending regular flight service between Vancouver International Airport…

Pacific Coastal Airlines will be ending flight service between Cranbrook and Vancouver. (Pacific Coastal Airlines photo)
Lots of engaging programs for kids and adults upcoming at the Kimberley Public Library. Paul Rodgers file.

Upcoming programing for kids and adults at the Kimberley Public Library

The Kimberley Public Library has as great deal of programming coming up…

Lots of engaging programs for kids and adults upcoming at the Kimberley Public Library. Paul Rodgers file.
The Dynamiters celebrate their unbelievable win. Paul Rodgers photo.

Dynamiters pull off reverse sweep

Nitros battle back from three-game deficit and win game seven on home ice

The Dynamiters celebrate their unbelievable win. Paul Rodgers photo.
The 2023 Alpine National Championships are underway now at Kimberley Alpine Resort, with the Para Alpine Championships to commence immediately after, a huge two-week stretch for Dreadnaught Ski Racing. Paul Rodgers file.

Alpine National Championships commence at Kimberley Alpine Resort

National Championships run all week with Para-Alpine immediately to follow

The 2023 Alpine National Championships are underway now at Kimberley Alpine Resort, with the Para Alpine Championships to commence immediately after, a huge two-week stretch for Dreadnaught Ski Racing. Paul Rodgers file.
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