Carolyn Grant

Kootenay cross-country skiers attended a Teck sponsored snow camp at Panorama last week. (Photos by Cam Gillies)

Kootenay Nordic racers attend snow camp at Panorama

With recent snow, communities across the Kootenays are opening their Nordic trails…

Kootenay cross-country skiers attended a Teck sponsored snow camp at Panorama last week. (Photos by Cam Gillies)
Kimberley Alpine Resort provides update on the rebuild project of their Northstar Chairlift which was rendered inoperable by an arsonist on opening day last season. KAR photo.
Kimberley Alpine Resort provides update on the rebuild project of their Northstar Chairlift which was rendered inoperable by an arsonist on opening day last season. KAR photo.
SAR warns of ice safety.

SAR warns Kootenay residents to check ice thickness before venturing out

Kimberley Search and Rescue has provided information on ice safety as we…

SAR warns of ice safety.
A black bear wanders through Kimberley’s Townsite area on November 17, 2022. Photo submitted

Bears have not all denned up yet

Please continue to manage attractants

A black bear wanders through Kimberley’s Townsite area on November 17, 2022. Photo submitted
Kelowna’s unemployment rate increased to 5.3 per cent from January to February, according to Stats Canada. (File photo)

CPABC: Kootenay unemployment rate down but some sectors struggle to fill jobs

Although the unemployment rate in the Kootenays declined from 6.5 per cent…

Kelowna’s unemployment rate increased to 5.3 per cent from January to February, according to Stats Canada. (File photo)
A male mule deer is pictured in Kimberley. Kimberley Bulletin file

WildSafe BC reminds Kootenay residents to be cautious during fall mule deer rut

As many Kootenay residents will have noticed, the mule deer rut is…

A male mule deer is pictured in Kimberley. Kimberley Bulletin file
Some of the CBEEN Award of Excellence winners for 2022. File courtesy CBEEN

CBEEN announces Excellence in Environmental Education awards

The Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) has announced their Awards of…

Some of the CBEEN Award of Excellence winners for 2022. File courtesy CBEEN
Columbia Basin Trust’s new Business SMART Grants to help businesses address climate change. CBT file

Basin businesses eligible for support to address changing climate

A new Trust program offers grants, advisor support

Columbia Basin Trust’s new Business SMART Grants to help businesses address climate change. CBT file
All four winter tires need to match in size, tread type, and depth. File photo

Winter tires are required on many B.C. routes between Oct. 1 and March 31

While fall’s leisurely arrival has winter driving far from the minds of…

All four winter tires need to match in size, tread type, and depth. File photo
George Grey file

Kimberley hosts Teck Dry Land Camp for Kootenay x-country skiers

Last week cross-country ski athletes and coaches from all over the East…

George Grey file
Winter tires are required on most B.C. highways by October 1, 2022. Bulletin file

Winter tires must be installed by October 1, 2022

It may feel like we had a very short summer, but nonetheless…

Winter tires are required on most B.C. highways by October 1, 2022. Bulletin file
Wikimedia Commons file

WorkSafeBC fines GFL Environmental over $700,000 for infraction on Kimberley job site

WorkSafeBC has issued a $710,488 fine against GFL Environmental Inc. after a…

Wikimedia Commons file
The Ministry of Forests is looking to transplant wild turkeys to southern Alberta. Bulletin file

Province will work with Alberta to translocate wild turkeys from Kootenay towns

Coun. Kent Goodwin comments that for every turkey the ministry should also take two deer

The Ministry of Forests is looking to transplant wild turkeys to southern Alberta. Bulletin file
Cindy Postnikoff at a ceremony at the park last Saturday. You can see the plaque on the boulder behind the Canadian flag. Bulletin file

CUPE will fund replacement of memorial plaques stolen from Kimberley cenotaph last spring

Last June, 12 historical plaques donated by military families in memory of…

Cindy Postnikoff at a ceremony at the park last Saturday. You can see the plaque on the boulder behind the Canadian flag. Bulletin file
Board Chair Jocelyn Carver and President and CEO Johnny Strilaeff will share highlights of the Trust’s annual report at the Trust’s Annual General Meeting on September 22, online and in person in Valemount. CBT FILE

Columbia Basin Trust releases annual report; invites you to attend AGM

The board and staff of the Columbia Basin Trust are preparing for…

Board Chair Jocelyn Carver and President and CEO Johnny Strilaeff will share highlights of the Trust’s annual report at the Trust’s Annual General Meeting on September 22, online and in person in Valemount. CBT FILE
View from the reconnaissance flight. BC Wildfire Service

Mt. Evans fire near Kimberley being monitored by helicopters and air tankers

Terrain is not safe for ground crews says BC Wildfire Service

View from the reconnaissance flight. BC Wildfire Service
Emergency personnel were on the scene of a wildfire near Fairmont Tuesday evening. RDEK file
Emergency personnel were on the scene of a wildfire near Fairmont Tuesday evening. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Firefighters gain upper hand on 2-hectare wildfire south of Fairmont, B.C.

The fire is burning on Crown land on the west side of Highway 93/95 near the Columbia Lake viewpoint

Emergency personnel were on the scene of a wildfire near Fairmont Tuesday evening. RDEK file
Emergency personnel were on the scene of a wildfire near Fairmont Tuesday evening. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
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Spokane Braves withdraw from 2022/23 KIJHL season

Team cannot recruit enough vaccinated players

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Area streams are running faster than normal, use caution, says Kimberley SAR. Facebook photo

SAR urges caution around streams as water is running much faster than normal

Rivers and streams usually run slow in August, not so this year

Area streams are running faster than normal, use caution, says Kimberley SAR. Facebook photo
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EK teens experience 13th Bugaboos Teens Climbing Camp

The camp is back after breaking for COVID

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