Kimberley news recap

The top news stories this week in Kimberley.

New Recycle BC Depot open at Kimberley Transfer Station

The new Recycle BC Depot officially opened at the Kimberley Transfer Station this week. The Depot provides local residents with the ability to recycle a wide range of items that are not accepted in the local yellow bin program.

Some of the items that are accepted include Styrofoam, #7 plastics, milk substitutes, zippered bags like Ziplocs and pet food bags, aerosol cans and more. For a full list of items that are and are not accepted visit the transfer station or rdek.bc.ca.

No injuries in accident between Kimberley and Marysville

Kimberley RCMP are reporting that no one was injured in a vehicle rollover that took place between Kimberley and Marysville on Thursday morning.

RCMP attribute the lack of injuries to the fact that all occupants of the vehicle were wearing seatbelts and the children were in appropriate car seats. Kimberley RCMP are reminding drivers and passengers to buckle up.

Input sought on proposed Kimberley Transit Expansion

BC Transit is seeking public input on service expansion hours for the KC Commuter bus to Cranbrook. The survey is available online until March 20, 2019. If the expansion is approved, the service will see an additional 700 service hours in the form of one additional round trip in both the morning and evening.

Teck fined $37,500 for exceeding air emissions at Kootenay coal mine

Teck Coal has been fined over $37,000 for infractions related to air emissions in Sparwood. According to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, the penalty is for failing to comply with the permit limit for particulate matter and for failing to maintain its coal breaker stack equipment in June of 2018.

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Kimberley news recap

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

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon murder plot trial

Bacon was on trial for counselling to commit the murder of Person X

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Canadian homebuyers escaping high housing costs by moving to secondary cities

In British Columbia, exurbs have grown in the Hope Valley and Kamloops

Feds lay out proposed new rules for voice, video recorders in locomotives

Transport Canada wants to limit use of recorders to if a crew’s actions led to a crash

Raptors beat Bucks 100-94 to advance to franchise’s first-ever NBA Finals

Leonard has 27 points, 17 boards to lead Toronto past Milwaukee

Third person charged in death of B.C. teen found in torched SUV

Inderdeep Kaur Deo facing charge of accessory after the fact to murder

Kamloops girl, 9, recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning now out of ICU

Her mother who was sleeping in the same tent with her did not survive

‘I think he’s still alive’: B.C. mom pleads for help finding son last seen a month ago

Family offering $5,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of Tim Delahaye

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