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B.C. chiropractic regulating body walks back motion against vaccine mandates

Health Minister Adrian Dix called the motion disappointing, not reflective of most chiropractors

Warren Ave was closed to traffic for two hours while Kimberley Fire Department and other emergency services responded to a fire at an apartment complex. Photo submitted.

No injuries after Kimberley Fire Department responds to fire at Warren Ave apartment

Kimberley Fire Department crew responded to a fire at an apartment complex…

The province of B.C. is requiring irrigators, industries, waterworks and others who use groundwater from a well or dugout for non-domestic use to apply for a water license by March of 2022. (Corey Bullock/Cranbrook Townsman)

Less than 25% of users have applied for groundwater licence as B.C.’s deadline nears

Those without a licence could face fines, penalties and lose water rights

Brian Pealow (owner of Pealow’s Your Independent Grocer), Danny Turner (owner of Just-A-Mere Organic Farm and Fields Forward board chair), and Tanya Wall (food hub manager) poses in front if the grocery store with the first of a fresh shipment of apple juice. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Apple juice produced at Kootenay regional food hub supplied to Creston grocery store

Kootenay producers can rent space and equipment at the food hub

Brian Pealow (owner of Pealow’s Your Independent Grocer), Danny Turner (owner of Just-A-Mere Organic Farm and Fields Forward board chair), and Tanya Wall (food hub manager) poses in front if the grocery store with the first of a fresh shipment of apple juice. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Local Health Area numbers for November 21 to 27 show 22 cases in Cranbrook and one case in Kimberley. (BCCDC)

Cranbrook, Kimberley COVID-19 cases dip back down

22 in Cranbrook, 1 in Kimberley during latest reporting period

Local Health Area numbers for November 21 to 27 show 22 cases in Cranbrook and one case in Kimberley. (BCCDC)
Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok has announced that he will step down as BC Liberal Caucus Whip and will endorse Kevin Falcon to be the next BC Liberal Leader. Bulletin file.

MLA Clovechok steps down as BC Liberal Caucus Whip, endorses Kevin Falcon for leadership

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok announced on Thursday, Dec. 2, that he…

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok has announced that he will step down as BC Liberal Caucus Whip and will endorse Kevin Falcon to be the next BC Liberal Leader. Bulletin file.
Kimberley's new French school to host Winter Market, raising funds for the school and collecting donations for Kimberley's Food Bank and Food Recovery Program.

Kimberley French School to host Winter Market

Market will raise funds for school, collect donations for local food programs

Kimberley's new French school to host Winter Market, raising funds for the school and collecting donations for Kimberley's Food Bank and Food Recovery Program.
(Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Avalanche danger rating high across East Kootenay

Conditions are expected to ease up a little by Friday

(Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Garrett Christie, 10, becomes Kimberley's first recipient of the pediatric COVID vaccine. Photo submitted.

Garrett Christie, 10, is Kimberley’s first recipient of pediatric COVID-19 vaccine

Kimberley’s Garrett Christie, 10, is the first in recipient of the pediatric…

Garrett Christie, 10, becomes Kimberley's first recipient of the pediatric COVID vaccine. Photo submitted.
The RCMP arrested, and subsequently released, two more opponents of the Coastal GasLink pipeline for setting up a blockade near the construction site in Houston on Monday morning, Nov. 29. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint/ Facebook)
The RCMP arrested, and subsequently released, two more opponents of the Coastal GasLink pipeline for setting up a blockade near the construction site in Houston on Monday morning, Nov. 29. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint/ Facebook)
Betty Anne Marino of Warfield joins Columbia Basin Trust Board. CBT file

Betty Anne Marino joins Columbia Basin Trust Board

Marino’s family’s history in the Kootenays dates back to the 1800s

Betty Anne Marino of Warfield joins Columbia Basin Trust Board. CBT file
A multi-family home was damaged in a fire on Monday, Nov. 29, but fortunately no one was injured. Paul Rodgers photo.

No injuries in Spokane Street Fire

Multi-family residential property’s interior damaged by smoke and fire

A multi-family home was damaged in a fire on Monday, Nov. 29, but fortunately no one was injured. Paul Rodgers photo.
The neutered male has no permanent forms of identification. (BC SPCA Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Are you this dog’s owner? BC SPCA looking out for dog displaced during Abbotsford flooding

The dog was brought from the Chilliwack branch to Maple Ridge due to evacuations

The neutered male has no permanent forms of identification. (BC SPCA Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
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Water, sewer fees in Kimberley will rise two per cent next year

Kimberley City Council gave first three readings to several bylaws relating to…

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Cariboo Pulp and Paper in Quesnel will be shut down for the next 16 days due to a lack of pulp supply. (West Fraser Photo)

Quesnel pulp mill to shut down due to flooding and transportation issues

Around 220 employees have been temporarily laid off at two West Fraser pulp mills

Cariboo Pulp and Paper in Quesnel will be shut down for the next 16 days due to a lack of pulp supply. (West Fraser Photo)
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Fight in Kimberley Saturday evening results in arrest

One man threw a lit flare into another’s vehicle; produced handgun

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The city was not successful in getting a grant for Civic Centre board and slab replacement. Bulletin file

Grant application for Civic Centre board and slab replacement unsuccessful

Kimberley has been unsuccessful in pursuing a grant for $879,960 to help…

The city was not successful in getting a grant for Civic Centre board and slab replacement. Bulletin file
Cokato Rd south of Fernie was impacted by flooding 10 days ago when the first atmospheric river hit the province. (Image courtesy of Valerie Barry)

High streamflow advisory issued for Kootenays, Upper Columbia region

A high streamflow advisory has been issued for the Kootenay and Upper…

Cokato Rd south of Fernie was impacted by flooding 10 days ago when the first atmospheric river hit the province. (Image courtesy of Valerie Barry)
Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter died in a car crash in the early hours of Nov. 25 in Texas. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Chilliwack man reported missing dies in car crash in Texas

Chilliwack Realtor Aaron Tschritter died in an early-morning crash on expressway in Dallas

Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter died in a car crash in the early hours of Nov. 25 in Texas. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)
Aerial view from Kimberley: Funding of $2.9 million has been secured to expand Columbia Basin Trust’s regional fibre optic network between Kimberley and Wasa. CBT file

CBT announces fibre optic internet for Nelson to Fruitvale; Kimberley to Wasa

The Trust collaborates with several partners on fibre optic projects worth $7.6M

Aerial view from Kimberley: Funding of $2.9 million has been secured to expand Columbia Basin Trust’s regional fibre optic network between Kimberley and Wasa. CBT file