Carolyn Grant

A recent audit has found shortcomings in the management of B.C.’s forest service roads. AOG Audit
A recent audit has found shortcomings in the management of B.C.’s forest service roads. AOG Audit
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First snow survey of season says snow packs close to normal in Kootenays

East Kootenay slightly under; West right on the norm

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Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo

Kootenay real estate sales end year strong

Another record breaking month closes out 2020

Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo
The Drainage Water Treatment Plant that has been operating since 1979 to treat Sullivan water. Teck photo

Sullivan Mine-impacted groundwater has migrated below some Kimberley properties

Teck staff to host online meetings regarding mine impacted groundwater; letters sent to owners of affected properties in Kimberley

The Drainage Water Treatment Plant that has been operating since 1979 to treat Sullivan water. Teck photo
Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo

Hot Kootenay real estate market shows no signs of slowing

Demand for single family homes driving the surge

Strong real estate sales continue throughout the Kootenays. Carolyn Grant photo
Real estate sales are setting records in the Kootenays. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Record breaking real estate sales continue across the Kootenays

KAR reports a total of 434 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® in October 2020, a rise of 41.6 per cent from October 2019.

Real estate sales are setting records in the Kootenays. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Kootenay real estate sales surge for fourth month in a row

Kootenay real estate sales surge for fourth month in a row

However the Kootenay Association of Realtors cautions inventory is low heading into winter

Kootenay real estate sales surge for fourth month in a row
O’Toole wins leadership; now he walks the tightrope

O’Toole wins leadership; now he walks the tightrope

Some say Conservative leader Erin O’Toole will govern more to fiscally conservative side.

O’Toole wins leadership; now he walks the tightrope
Newly elected Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole delivers his winning speech following the Conservative party of Canada 2020 Leadership Election in Ottawa on Aug. 24. (Canadian Press photo)

Whispers of elections on the wind

Carolyn Grant is editor of the Kimberley Bulletin

Newly elected Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole delivers his winning speech following the Conservative party of Canada 2020 Leadership Election in Ottawa on Aug. 24. (Canadian Press photo)
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette. (The Canadian Press)

Is the Governor General’s head too big for Rideau Hall?

At this rate, the mansion should be ready right about the time her term is up.

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette. (The Canadian Press)
KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020

KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020

Teams to move to move forward with the scheduling and delivery of summer camps and programs under the guidance of the league and BC Hockey

KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020
Calvin Dickson photo

Dramatic sky in the East Kootenay during weekend storm

Thunderstorms rolled through the East Kootenay on Saturday, June 13

Calvin Dickson photo
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Conservative leadership race serves up a menu of meh

“A new Conservative leader cannot come soon enough.”

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Bat count 2019 before social distancing. Photo: Okanagan Bat Project.

BC bats don’t spread COVID-19 says Kootenay Bat Project

Misinformation can lead to problems for bats, project says

Bat count 2019 before social distancing. Photo: Okanagan Bat Project.
Rick Jensen, Chair of Columbia Basin Trust, retired from its Board of Directors at the end of 2019. Rick had been Chair since 2016 and joined as a Director in 2013. Photo courtesy CBT.

Rick Jensen retires as Chair of Columbia Basin Trust

Jensen spent seven years on the board, four as chair

Rick Jensen, Chair of Columbia Basin Trust, retired from its Board of Directors at the end of 2019. Rick had been Chair since 2016 and joined as a Director in 2013. Photo courtesy CBT.
Molly Miller racing for Northern Michigan U at US Nationals this week. Submitted file.

Two wins for Kootenay Nordic skier Molly Miller at U.S. Nationals

Miller skied for Kimberley Nordic Club and Rossland Black Jacks

Molly Miller racing for Northern Michigan U at US Nationals this week. Submitted file.
FILE – The B.C. Conservation Officer Service made the decision to relocate two grizzly bears that had been frequenting urban areas around Bella Coola for the past few weeks. (Submitted/Black Press Media)

Bear killed in Kimberley after chasing girl, wreaking havoc on town

This particular brown-coloured bear has been the subject of many calls this summer; very food habituated, CO says

FILE – The B.C. Conservation Officer Service made the decision to relocate two grizzly bears that had been frequenting urban areas around Bella Coola for the past few weeks. (Submitted/Black Press Media)
Philip Porter was 16 when he disappeared. Kimberley RCMP file                                The Porter house in Kimberley. Chris Newel file

Case of missing Kootenay teen still unsolved 50 years later

Phillip Porter, age 16, disappeared near his home in Kimberley on June 26, 1969

Philip Porter was 16 when he disappeared. Kimberley RCMP file                                The Porter house in Kimberley. Chris Newel file
The elk herd on the move near Wycliffe. Leyland Cecco file.

VIDEO: Driver captures East Kootenay elk herd on the move

Leyland Cecco spotted the herd while he was driving on Highway 95A to Cranbrook

The elk herd on the move near Wycliffe. Leyland Cecco file.
It was a hard fought series, but the Kimberley Dynamiters prevailed against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Monday evening, taking the Kootenay Conference championship. Nicole Koran file.

Kimberley Dynamiters are Kootenay Conference Champs

It took triple overtime to put away the Beaver Valley Nitehawks

It was a hard fought series, but the Kimberley Dynamiters prevailed against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Monday evening, taking the Kootenay Conference championship. Nicole Koran file.