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No decisions made on proposed Retallack recreation tenure near Kimberley

The application from Retallack for a 70,000ha tenure is still under review.

MP Stetski’s Local Food Bill sent to Senate committee

Earlier this year, Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski introduced a bill to…

Police warn of another scam after senior defrauded

RCMP are asking scam victims to contact them as part of an ongoing investigation

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News recap: Kimberley
Kimberley Fire Department large-scale emergency exercise
Mock emergency in Kimberley Thursday
Kimberley Fire Department on scene at Nature Park fire over weekend

Kimberley news recap

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

Small grass fire near Fairmont likely human caused

In another reminder that it continues to be very dry out there,…

Transboundary Conference scholarships available for post-secondary students, non-profits

Apply for a scholarship of up to $400 to attend One River, One Future conference in Kimberley.

Columbia Basin Trust commits to $1.5M partnership with Recreation Sites and Trails BC

Students will be hired to help improve various backcountry sites over the summer.

Kimberley photographer wins 2nd in national competition

Dunja Bond came in second place in the Canada-wide portrait competition.

Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing

Crown initiated a stay of proceedings on Monday at the Cranbrook Law Courts

RCMP warn of scammer trading rings for money

Cranbrook RCMP are currently searching for a man trading rings for money.…

Cyclist pedalling from coast to coast raising money for Parkinson’s disease

Walter Reich is cycling across Canada to fundraise, boost awareness for Parkinson’s disease

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

Stewart, 62, is a retired Registered Professional Forester and former Canadian Armed Forces member.

Prescribed burn in Levirs Ave. area cancelled

Please note that due to uncooperative weather the prescribed burn in the…

Update on Kimberley’s 4th Avenue project

Installation of underground utilities begins this week

Dog-stealing women likely an urban myth, say Castlegar police

Kootenay social media frenzy has no local basis in reality

NAIT students tour Kimberley Underground Mining Railway

The railway will open to the public on Victoria Day weekend.

Development permit goes through for vacant lot in Marysville

The previous building was demolished after a fire in 2008.

Kimberley organizations receive funding through CBT Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program

Close to 40 organizations benefit from over $100K allocated to City of Kimberley.

Kimberley water fees will remain the same, sewer fees will rise

Kimberley City Council gave first, second and third readings to the 2019…