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Kimberley news recap

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

New initiative ‘KORE’ aims to attract outdoor industry to Kimberley as economic development

The Kootenay Outdoor Recreation Society hopes to attract product designers, testers, manufacturers to the Kootenays.

Province implements mandatory sampling program to prevent deadly deer disease in B.C., Kootenays

Chronic Wasting Disease has not been detected in B.C., but has been found in Alberta, Montana.

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News recap: Kimberley
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Wildfire update in the Southeast Fire Centre

No fires currently pose a threat to structures or communities, says BC Wildfire Service

De Groot family still waiting for inquest after 2014 Slocan shooting

Lawyer for Peter De Groot’s family say many questions remain unanswered

Kimberley Animal Control reminds you to keep your dog on leash

The City of Kimberley Animal Control and Bylaw officer Kim Tuff is…

Kimberley RCMP seek suspect passing counterfeit bills

Kimberley RCMP Detachment Commander Sgt. Chris Newel reports that police know the…

Four-year-old girl one of two killed in highway crash near Creston

The 26-year-old driver of a Saturn SUV was also killed

Sound of gunfire on the river prompts RCMP investigation

Gunshots near the Bull River led to investigation by RCMP, after two women on a raft called police

WestJet launching direct flights from Cranbrook to Vancouver

WestJet announced that its regional airline, WestJet Link, will begin operating nonstop…

Tourism Kimberley to seek new ED

Current ED Jesse Ferguson will be leaving at the end of September

Interior Health issues West Nile virus warning

Interior Health is warning that mosquitos potentially carrying the West Nile Virus…

Severe thunderstorm watch for southern East Kootenay

Severe thunderstorms are expected this afternoon from noon until 6 p.m. especially…

Kimberley news recap

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

Highlights of the August FDEK board meeting

10-Year Service Awards Two RDEK employees were recognized for their 10-years of…

Local off-road vehicle clubs get funding for signage, trail maintenance

The Cranbrook Snowmobile Club is receiving $2,250 from the provincial government that…

Kimberley to receive CBT Community Wildfire Education grant

(Columbia Basin) – 2017 and 2018 saw extreme wildfire activity with a…

Kimberley Council will host next meeting at Garden View Village

If you had, by chance, been planning on attending the next meeting…