Carolyn Grant

Kimberley residents attended a vigil for the South Purcell Mountain Caribou last week. Wildsight file.

Biologists discover another female calf in depleted South Purcell Mountain Caribou herd

Calf will be moved to Revelstoke maternity pens, then released

Kimberley residents attended a vigil for the South Purcell Mountain Caribou last week. Wildsight file.
B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck
Most mountainous regions in B.C. are included in the warning.

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern

Most mountainous regions in B.C. are included in the warning.
Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars

Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars

Big win leads to early retirement

Kimberley’s Ron Rossi wins a million dollars
USW forestry workers headed for mediation

USW forestry workers headed for mediation

738 workers in East Kootenay, a further 175 in West Kootenay

USW forestry workers headed for mediation
Tamara Duggan, co-owner of Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Marysville. Submitted file.                                Tamara Duggan, co-owner of Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Marysville. Submitted file.

‘I was the guinea pig’: B.C. pot shop owner says cannabis licensing process wasn’t easy

Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Cranbrook will be the first retail cannabis store in the province to be granted a licence from the provincial government

Tamara Duggan, co-owner of Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Marysville. Submitted file.                                Tamara Duggan, co-owner of Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Marysville. Submitted file.
Birds from Kimberley test positive for West Nile virus

Birds from Kimberley test positive for West Nile virus

This is the first evidence of West Nile virus activity in the province this year.

Birds from Kimberley test positive for West Nile virus
The campfire ban begins on Thursday at noon Pacific.

Campfires banned in Southeast Fire Centre as of Thursday

With dry lightning and heat in forecast, Fire Centre moves to help prevent human-caused wildfires

The campfire ban begins on Thursday at noon Pacific.
IH says no cases of bacterial meningitis confirmed

IH says no cases of bacterial meningitis confirmed

Some concern as a few Kimberley students presented with meningitis-like symptoms

IH says no cases of bacterial meningitis confirmed
Police will be stepping up enforcement of certain traffic laws, such as the one banning tinted windows.

Kootenay cops to crack down loud motorcycle pipes

RCMP also watching for tinted windows and lack of front licence plates

Police will be stepping up enforcement of certain traffic laws, such as the one banning tinted windows.
BC Chamber supports resolution on cannabis distribution

BC Chamber supports resolution on cannabis distribution

Resolution asks for even playing field for small micro growers

BC Chamber supports resolution on cannabis distribution
Mike Gould.

Would-be Kimberley hockey donor promises $7.5M is coming

Team says it’s been a month since Mike Gould announced he’d give them the cash

Mike Gould.
Making the big announcement on Friday night at the Civic Centre were Dynamiters President James Leroux, Mike Gould, Mike’s step-brother Duane Johnson, Dynamiter board members Karrie Hall, Al Rice and Troy Pollock.

Kimberley man pays it back to home town

Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

Making the big announcement on Friday night at the Civic Centre were Dynamiters President James Leroux, Mike Gould, Mike’s step-brother Duane Johnson, Dynamiter board members Karrie Hall, Al Rice and Troy Pollock.
Kootenay Savings is one of seven credit unions exploring amalgamation.

Major move by area credit unions

Columbia Valley, Creston, East Kootenay, Grand Forks, Heritage, Kootenay and Nelson exploring business case for amalgamation

Kootenay Savings is one of seven credit unions exploring amalgamation.
The fire near Canal Flats began when a tree fell on a power line. (Southeast Fire Center

Evacuation Alert issued for 51 properties near Island Pond Fire

A precautionary evacuation alert was issued for 51 properties in the Island…

The fire near Canal Flats began when a tree fell on a power line. (Southeast Fire Center
The City of Kimberley is looking for partners to expand the SunMIne.

SunMine not for sale

Kimberley is looking for SunMine partnerships.

The City of Kimberley is looking for partners to expand the SunMIne.
A Cormorant helipcopter and a fixed wing aircraft were cirlcing an “area of interest” near Kimberley on Saturday afternoon.

Search for missing aircraft continues near Kimberly

It’s been a week since an aircraft carrying two people went missing between Cranbrook and Kamloops

A Cormorant helipcopter and a fixed wing aircraft were cirlcing an “area of interest” near Kimberley on Saturday afternoon.
A big bouncing baby boy born at EK Regional Hospital

A big bouncing baby boy born at EK Regional Hospital

Shawn Tyson Williams Burgoyne weighed in at 13 pounds, 9.5 ounces.

A big bouncing baby boy born at EK Regional Hospital