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Mayor McCormick urges residents to stick with the ‘stay at home’ plan

Earlier this week, the City issued a statement discouraging all non-essential traffic…

Kimberley RCMP warn of illegal u-turns

Construction at the Kimberley Save On Foods Store means customers are putting…

Columbia Basin Trust announces $11.7 million in COVID-19 support funding

The funding will help businesses, First Nations, food banks, social service agencies and child care operators.

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MP Morrison ‘disappointed’ in six-week delay for wage subsidy support

Kootenay-Columbia MP says small businesses and employees need financial help now

Kimberley Chamber trying to assist businesses

By: Jesse Heinrichs Vagueness around relief options, and unforeseeable closures have local…

Q&A: Interior Health CEO answers questions on COVID-19 response

Susan Brown, president and CEO of Interior Health, answers questions regarding COVID-19

City discourages non-essential visitors to community to curb COVID-19 impact

The City of Kimberley has asked for a stop on all non-essential…

A Message From East Kootenay Regional Hospital ER Staff

Please Continue to Stay Home and Practice Social Distancing

6.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes the Kootenays

An earthquake was reportedly felt just before 5 p.m. throughout parts of B.C. and Alberta

Police investigate break in at Kimberley rock, gem, crystal supplier

RCMP investigating a break and enter into a Kimberley rock, gem, and…

Kimberley City Council passes bylaw to allow for late utility payments for second quarter

Kimberley City Council held a brief special meeting on Monday, March 30…

College of the Rockies distributes over 75,000 items of PPE to local healthcare workers

Cranbrook, Kimberley and Gold Creek campuses donated their supplies from health and first aid programs

Grand Forks distillery shifts to make sanitizer

How a Grand Forks distillery is stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic

School District 6 planning services for families

Students would have returned to school this week

More snow expected overnight Tuesday: Mainroad

Get ready for another blast of winter. Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting has…

Rotary steps up to support local Girl Guides

Kimberley’s local Girl Guides wound up with a surplus of Girl Guide…

Apartments evacuated during police stand-off

The incident occurred at Grand Forks apartment building on March 28

EKASS still providing help to those dealing with substance use amid COVID-19

With COVID-19 dominating headlines it can be easy to forget about other…

Garden View residents keep things light in a time of trouble

By: Jesse Heinrichs On March 26, residents and staff of Garden View…

Kootenay Meadows Farm experiencing shortage of glass milk bottles

Some grocery stores have stopped accepting bottle returns amid COVID-19 concerns