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Campbell McLean celebrates his game-winning goal over the Fernie Ghostriders. Paul Rodgers photo.

Dynamiters battle back from three-game deficit to force game seven

The Kimberley Dynamiters have won three straight games, battling back from a…

Campbell McLean celebrates his game-winning goal over the Fernie Ghostriders. Paul Rodgers photo.
A 100-kilowatt electric vehicle charging unit has been added to the EV charging site in Clinton behind the village office. (Photo credit: BC Hydro)

Kootenay residents buy electric vehicles on pace with Lower Mainland

Credit given to rural governments for championing Acclerate Kootenays

A 100-kilowatt electric vehicle charging unit has been added to the EV charging site in Clinton behind the village office. (Photo credit: BC Hydro)
An avalanche hazard warning of “considerable” is shown near Mount Renshaw outside of McBride, B.C., on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. Avalanche Canada has released more details about the deadly avalanche that killed three German citizens in southeastern British Columbia last week.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
An avalanche hazard warning of “considerable” is shown near Mount Renshaw outside of McBride, B.C., on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. Avalanche Canada has released more details about the deadly avalanche that killed three German citizens in southeastern British Columbia last week.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The male Red Crossbill. which you could expect to see if you went birding in the East Kootenay now. BC Bird Trail file

Columbia Valley Bird Trail offers app to guide bird-watching

During the pandemic years many people found new hobbies to entertain themselves…

The male Red Crossbill. which you could expect to see if you went birding in the East Kootenay now. BC Bird Trail file
The province has fined Teck Coal over $16 million for water quality permit violations at three coal mining operations in the Elk Valley. B.C. Government handout.

Teck appealing $16.5M fines levied for water quality violations at Elk Valley mines

Teck is appealing $16.5 million in fines that was announced a few…

The province has fined Teck Coal over $16 million for water quality permit violations at three coal mining operations in the Elk Valley. B.C. Government handout.
The Symphony of the Kootenays presents Celebrating Sunrise Saturday, April 15th at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook. Black Press file

Symphony of the Kootenays to present Celebrating Sunrise

Saturday, April 15th at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook

The Symphony of the Kootenays presents Celebrating Sunrise Saturday, April 15th at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook. Black Press file
Five to 10 centimetres of snow to hit East Kootenay, warns Mainroad East Kootenay. Mainroad file.

Snowfall warning issued for Mainroad East Kootenay service area

Winter isn’t quite through with the region just yet, warns Mainroad East…

Five to 10 centimetres of snow to hit East Kootenay, warns Mainroad East Kootenay. Mainroad file.
Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick. Bulletin file

Kimberley taxpayers should expect a property tax increase of about 4%

Although the numbers are not completely finalized, it looks like Kimberley property…

Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick. Bulletin file
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo

Officials push for inclusion of radiation therapy in EKRH oncology redevelopment plans

The provincial government recently released a 10-year cancer strategy amid efforts by…

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Google maps photo
Christian Mealey’s hard work he’s put in all season finally paid off in spades when it mattered most, getting three goals and three assists catapulting the Kimberley Dynamiters to an 8-2 win over the Fernie Ghostriders, while they were down 3-0 in the series. Paul Rodgers file.

Down, but not out: Dynamiters win 8-2 in game four in Fernie

Win extends season to game five on Friday at Kimberley Civic Centre

Christian Mealey’s hard work he’s put in all season finally paid off in spades when it mattered most, getting three goals and three assists catapulting the Kimberley Dynamiters to an 8-2 win over the Fernie Ghostriders, while they were down 3-0 in the series. Paul Rodgers file.
In 2018, Viola Desmond was celebrated on the Canadian $10 bill. Why is she featured on this banknote? (Government of Canada photo)
In 2018, Viola Desmond was celebrated on the Canadian $10 bill. Why is she featured on this banknote? (Government of Canada photo)
The legendary Irish Rovers play Key City Theatre on April 3, 2023.

Know it All: A feast of early spring activities

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

The legendary Irish Rovers play Key City Theatre on April 3, 2023.
Cranbrook RCMP are seeking information on a hit and run that occurred Tuesday morning. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Cranbrook RCMP seeking information on hit and run Tuesday morning

Cranbrook RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a vehicle involved in…

Cranbrook RCMP are seeking information on a hit and run that occurred Tuesday morning. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Creston RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating Chad Meszarosi who is wanted on 32 separate charges. RCMP handout.

Creston RCMP searching for man on warrant with 32 charges

Chad Meszarosi is wanted on a wide range of charges including aggravated assault, firearms offences and theft.

Creston RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating Chad Meszarosi who is wanted on 32 separate charges. RCMP handout.
Cranbrook RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a truck that was stolen overnight in Cranbrook.

Cranbrook RCMP seeking public assistance in locating stolen truck

The Cranbrook RCMP is seeking public assistance in locating a truck that…

Cranbrook RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a truck that was stolen overnight in Cranbrook.
U13/U11 Cranbrook Development team and the Kimberley Sparklers. Photo contributed

Kimberley Sparklers play their first all girls game

This past weekend, the Kimberley Sparklers had the opportunity to play their…

U13/U11 Cranbrook Development team and the Kimberley Sparklers. Photo contributed
The Kimberley Dynamiters present a cheque for $9000 to Blue Lake Camp’s Inclusion Program. (Left to Right) Kimberley Dynamiters advertising and sponsorship coordinator Shari Reid, billet coordinator Karrie Hall, Evan French, assistant camp director at Blue Lake, Columbia Outdoor School, Shonna Murphy, director of programs for Blue Lake, Columbia Outdoor School, Blue Lake camper Chance Cantin, defencemen Cam Reid and Kasey Miller. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley Dynamiters Autism Awareness Jerseys raise $9000 for Blue Lake Camp

The Kimberley Dynamiters presented a cheque for $9000 to Blue Lake Camp…

The Kimberley Dynamiters present a cheque for $9000 to Blue Lake Camp’s Inclusion Program. (Left to Right) Kimberley Dynamiters advertising and sponsorship coordinator Shari Reid, billet coordinator Karrie Hall, Evan French, assistant camp director at Blue Lake, Columbia Outdoor School, Shonna Murphy, director of programs for Blue Lake, Columbia Outdoor School, Blue Lake camper Chance Cantin, defencemen Cam Reid and Kasey Miller. Paul Rodgers photo.
The Kimberley Dynamiters lose the first two games of round two of the playoffs to the Fernie Ghostriders. Paul Rodgers photo.

Dynamiters lose first two games of second round of playoffs to Fernie Ghostriders

Round two of the playoffs began with two losses to the Fernie…

The Kimberley Dynamiters lose the first two games of round two of the playoffs to the Fernie Ghostriders. Paul Rodgers photo.
Group of environmental conservation people hands planting in aerial view

Seedy Saturday at the Kimberley Public Library

It’s time to swap seeds. Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook is hosting another Seedy Saturday,…

Group of environmental conservation people hands planting in aerial view
The RCMP led off the parade to the cenotaph for Keremeos’ Remembrance Day ceremony in 2022. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about the RCMP?

Canada’s national police force turns 150 years old in 2023

The RCMP led off the parade to the cenotaph for Keremeos’ Remembrance Day ceremony in 2022. (Black Press file photo)
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