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There was significant flooding and debris flow in Fairmont in June of 2020. RDEK file

RDEK sets up self-fill sandbag stations in anticipation of spring flooding

While the snow melt is mostly complete in valley bottoms, there is…

There was significant flooding and debris flow in Fairmont in June of 2020. RDEK file
One of the maps showing heat vulnerability in the Regional District of East Kootenay.

Interior Health creates Community Health and Climate Change maps

Interior Health has created a series of community health and climate change…

One of the maps showing heat vulnerability in the Regional District of East Kootenay.
Border crossings are likely to have delays on long weekends. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Expect a busy summer at border crossings says Canada Border Services Agency

Have your ArriveCAN app filled out within 72 hours of a border crossing

Border crossings are likely to have delays on long weekends. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
With support from CBT, the Kootenay Children’s Festival has already taken place, to great success. Photo submitted

CBT provides support as summer festivals return to the Kootenays

The last few summers have been bereft of the staple of many…

With support from CBT, the Kootenay Children’s Festival has already taken place, to great success. Photo submitted
Jared du Toit. Mackenzie tour image

Kimberley golfer Jared du Toit through first round of US Open qualifying

Kimberley golfer Jared du Toit has completed the first step in qualifying…

Jared du Toit. Mackenzie tour image
The Wasa Triathlon can involve up to 1000 athletes. Submitted photo

Wasa Triathlon needs volunteers

As everyone knows it’s impossible to pull off a successful community event…

The Wasa Triathlon can involve up to 1000 athletes. Submitted photo
Courtesy BC River Forecast Centre.

Cool weather leads to higher snow packs in Kootenays

More snow was added this past weekend

Courtesy BC River Forecast Centre.
The Kootenay real estate market is cooling down after a torrid 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
The Kootenay real estate market is cooling down after a torrid 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Columbia Valley Search and Rescue assist in the rescue of an injured cliff jumper. CVSAR file

Columbia Valley Search and Rescue assist in the rescue of an injured cliff jumper

Bulletin staff Columbia Valley Search and Rescue was called out on the…

Columbia Valley Search and Rescue assist in the rescue of an injured cliff jumper. CVSAR file
Teens on the 2019 adventure. Dave Quinn photo

Wildsight invites Kootenay youth to GoWild!

This summer, 14 Kootenay teenagers will have the opportunity to truly experience…

Teens on the 2019 adventure. Dave Quinn photo
A prescribed burn is planned for the Forest Crowne area this week, potentially Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Bulletin file
A prescribed burn is planned for the Forest Crowne area this week, potentially Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Bulletin file
Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.

Kimberley church fundraising to bring family from Ukraine

Summit Church hopes to raise enough to support the young family for their first year

Sasha, Katrin and Tim. Sasha has remained in Ukraine to fight with the army. Katrin and Tim will hopefully arrive in Kimberley in May. Photo contributed.
Columbia Basin youth recently took part in climate action sessions and workshops. Photo contributed

Columbia Basin youth engage in climate events

Columbia Basin youth, ages 14 to 18, had an opportunity this winter…

Columbia Basin youth recently took part in climate action sessions and workshops. Photo contributed
Two Kootenay authors will present their local history books at Cranbrook History Centre next week. Image submitted

Cranbrook History Centre presents Ed Talks – Boats and Trains in the Kootenays

7 pm on April 28 2022 the Cranbrook History Centre

Two Kootenay authors will present their local history books at Cranbrook History Centre next week. Image submitted
JulyFest soccer action from 2019. Bulletin file

Kimberley JulyFest soccer is on

Cranbrook’s Unicorn team steps up to organize the tournament

JulyFest soccer action from 2019. Bulletin file
The BC Wildfire Service will conduct a prescribed burn near Quartz Lake in Premier Lake Provincial Park on Thursday, April 7, 2022 if conditions allow it.

Prescribed burn in Premier Lake area this Thursday, April 7

Prescribed burns are a valuable tool in ecosystem restoration, but there is…

The BC Wildfire Service will conduct a prescribed burn near Quartz Lake in Premier Lake Provincial Park on Thursday, April 7, 2022 if conditions allow it.
The JulyFest soccer tournament typically brought 60 plus teams to town. Bulletin file

Soccer tournament will not be part of JulyFest this year

As most Kimberley residents are aware, JulyFest will be returning this summer.…

The JulyFest soccer tournament typically brought 60 plus teams to town. Bulletin file
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College of the Rockies in Cranbrook. Black Press file

Paper Excellence donates $50,000 to College of the Rockies for trades scholarship program

College of the Rockies students in a number of trades will have…

College of the Rockies in Cranbrook. Black Press file
Snow tires should remain on your vehicle until April 30 each year. Bulletin file

Don’t change your winter tires yet, advises Road Safety at Work

We are all hoping that this last cold snap is just that…

Snow tires should remain on your vehicle until April 30 each year. Bulletin file