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News recap: Kimberley

A quick recap of the top news stories this week in Kimberley.

Kimberley City Council recieves letters of support for Trails Manager

Kimberley Trails Societies asking for ongoing City support to hire Trails Manager

Kootenay Savings builds healthy and vibrant communities

Many organizations in the region, including Kimberley Community Foundation, receive funds

RCMP investigating threats uttered at Services BC building

25 year old Cranbrook resident released pending court date

Rezoning goes through for 580 Mark Street

Property owner from Tyee applied for the rezoning for future development of townhomes.

Dynamiters help unload groceries for Food Bank

The Kimberley Helping Hands Food Bank is putting together their Christmas Hampers

Turkey time in Kimberley
    RBC Food Bank Fundraiser
      Girls Night Out
        Support the BC SPCA this holiday season

          Blackmore took ‘calculated’ risk: Crown

          Polygamous leader should have pursued legal validation, not assurances from government officals.

          RCMP investigate multiple dog deaths linked to Cranbrook forest

          One veterinarian said ‘you can’t help but draw that conclusion’ that deaths parallel 2016’s story

          • Dec 14th, 2017

          Kimberley to continue research for translocation of deer

          More research is needed before translocation can be considered operational; FLNRO.

          Kimberley City Council approves bylaws surrounding utility rates

          There will be an increase to water and sewer rates and a decrease to garbage rates.

          Testimony wraps up in Blackmore charter challenge

          After evidence from RCMP officers, crown and defence lawyers move to closing arguments.

          Council votes against referendum on Marysville Bench Lands

          The zoning of the Bench Lands will remain as part of the Official Community Plan process

          UPDATED: Winston Blackmore’s appeal of polygamy charge underway

          B.C. religious leader argues persecution due to religous beliefs.

          Kimberley City Council approves first reading of OCP

          The next step is for Council to host a public hearing

          Columbia River Treaty to be renegotiated in early 2018

          News came in a Tweet from the U.S. Department of State