Kimberley news recap

Kimberley news recap

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

Centre 64, Kimberley Arts Council unveil new accessibility lift

The Kimberley Arts Council and Centre 64 held a special ceremony last weekend to unveil their brand new accessibility lift. The theatre, which has been unreachable to those with mobility issues, is now accessible to all.

City applying for grant funding to upgrade ice surface, boards at Civic Centre

The City of Kimberley is applying for grant funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program in hopes of re-vamping the ice surface and boards at the Civic Centre. Brett Clark, Manager of Parks and Facilities, says the project is long overdue, and the City has been waiting for this specific grant to come down the pipeline for some time now.

City launches survey to establish business priorities

The City of Kimberley has launched a survey aimed at local business owners, who may be contacted to participate in the next two weeks. The City wants to better understand the future plans and needs of local businesses and how business owners and managers view Kimberley as a place to do business.

Kimberley resident arrested for trafficking

A Kimberley resident has been arrested for trafficking after cocaine was seized during a vehicle stop this week. The driver was taken into custody, and RCMP Sgt. Chris Newel says the man has been under investigation for some time now.