Paul Rodgers

The BC Government is dispersing $20 million in grants to 38 rural communities.

East Kootenay trail projects to benefit from B.C. Gov. grants

The B.C. government will soon be dispersing $20 million in grants to…

The BC Government is dispersing $20 million in grants to 38 rural communities.
Brenda Bannister, co-owner of The Timber Hitch Coffee Shop, presents a cheque for $4200 to Angel Flight co-founder and pilot Brent Bidston. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley’s Timber Hitch Coffee Shop raises $4200 for Angel Flight East Kootenay

Volunteer medical service expanding flights into Trail

Brenda Bannister, co-owner of The Timber Hitch Coffee Shop, presents a cheque for $4200 to Angel Flight co-founder and pilot Brent Bidston. Paul Rodgers photo.
Environmental protection organization Wildsight joins in call with nearly 200 similar groups to abandon single-use products. Photo from pixabay.com

Wildsight joins 188 environmental groups in call to end single use products

Groups issue joint paper calling for change ahead of UN Environment Assembly

Environmental protection organization Wildsight joins in call with nearly 200 similar groups to abandon single-use products. Photo from pixabay.com
After it was announced that their season would be officially cancelled, the Dynamiters had one last practice before they marched out around the Civic Centre, where their fans and supporters came to show their support -- cheering and honking their horns from their vehicles. Paul Rodgers photo.

VIDEO: Dynamiters season cut short for second year in a row

On Saturday, Feb. 6 the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League announced the…

After it was announced that their season would be officially cancelled, the Dynamiters had one last practice before they marched out around the Civic Centre, where their fans and supporters came to show their support -- cheering and honking their horns from their vehicles. Paul Rodgers photo.
The Canadian Para-Alpine Team has come to Kimberley Alpine Resort to train. Paul Rodgers photos.

Canadian Para-Alpine Team comes to train at Kimberley Alpine Resort

As elite athletes, the team is allowed to travel under current restrictions

The Canadian Para-Alpine Team has come to Kimberley Alpine Resort to train. Paul Rodgers photos.
The Canadian Para-Alpine Team has come to Kimberley Alpine Resort to train. Paul Rodgers photos.

Canadian Para-Alpine Team comes to train at Kimberley Alpine Resort

As elite athletes, the team is allowed to travel under current restrictions

The Canadian Para-Alpine Team has come to Kimberley Alpine Resort to train. Paul Rodgers photos.
The community of ʔaq̓am will add two half-sized basketball courts with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

Columbia Basin Trust provides $500K physical health funding for youth around the region

Grants for nearly 80 projects coming this spring

The community of ʔaq̓am will add two half-sized basketball courts with support from Columbia Basin Trust.
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook has teamed up with local adventure writer and photographer Bruce Kirkby to bring the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour to the homes of Kimberley and Cranbrook with the Epic Adventures Tour. Trixie Pacis photo.

Wildsight and Bruce Kirkby launch Banff Film Fest virtual viewing event

‘Epic Adventures Indoors’ lets you enjoy the festival’s films from home while supporting Wildsight

Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook has teamed up with local adventure writer and photographer Bruce Kirkby to bring the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour to the homes of Kimberley and Cranbrook with the Epic Adventures Tour. Trixie Pacis photo.
Mainroad warns conditions overnight could create black ice. Bulletin file.

Mainroad says conditions could make for black ice around Kimberley, Moyie

Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting released an advisory warning that the rain and…

Mainroad warns conditions overnight could create black ice. Bulletin file.
Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded with 18 hectares of previously privately-owned land. Photo from BC Parks.

Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded following Provincial land acquisition

18 hectares of waterfront added to critical wildlife habitat

Purcell Wilderness Conservancy expanded with 18 hectares of previously privately-owned land. Photo from BC Parks.
RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision near Skookumchuck.

RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision near Skookumchuck early Wednesday

Kimberley RCMP and emergency services responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle…

RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision near Skookumchuck.
High winds downed trees and forced the closure of all lifts at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Katelyn Mudry photo.

UPDATED: All chairs at KAR closed for the day due to dangerous winds

The Tamarack Chair at Kimberley Alpine Resort is closed due to a…

High winds downed trees and forced the closure of all lifts at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Katelyn Mudry photo.
The Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol Society, photographed here a few years ago, have started a GoFundMe page to cover the costs of their liability insurance they are required to carry. Photo courtesy of Mike Daigle.

Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol starts GoFundMe to cover liability insurance costs

The Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol Society has launched a GoFundMe in order…

The Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol Society, photographed here a few years ago, have started a GoFundMe page to cover the costs of their liability insurance they are required to carry. Photo courtesy of Mike Daigle.
Kimberley Alpine Resort's main lift, the Northstar Quad Chair, is out of commission for at least a week due to bearing failure in the gearbox. Kimberley Bulletin file.

Kimberley Alpine Resort’s main chairlift down for at least a week

Kimberley Alpine Resort’s main chair lift, the Northstar Quad Chair, is down…

Kimberley Alpine Resort's main lift, the Northstar Quad Chair, is out of commission for at least a week due to bearing failure in the gearbox. Kimberley Bulletin file.
Kenton Lane, president of the Kimberley Trails Society, riding his electric fat bike on a freshly groomed trail in the Lois Creek Trails. Paul Rodgers photo.

Custom grooming machine boosts Kimberley’s growing fat bike scene

Fat biking, like many other outdoor sports, has seen a big uptick…

Kenton Lane, president of the Kimberley Trails Society, riding his electric fat bike on a freshly groomed trail in the Lois Creek Trails. Paul Rodgers photo.
Symphony on the Mountain 2015. Tickets are on sale now for SOTM 2015 which will take place in July next year. Bulletin file.

Tickets on sale now for Symphony on the Mountain 2021

Tickets for Symphony on the Mountain 2021 are on sale now, with…

Symphony on the Mountain 2015. Tickets are on sale now for SOTM 2015 which will take place in July next year. Bulletin file.
Opening day of the 2020-21 season at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Paul Rodgers photo.

Opening day 2020 at Kimberley Alpine Resort

The 2020-21 season is officially underway at Kimberley Alpine Resort, beginning at…

Opening day of the 2020-21 season at Kimberley Alpine Resort. Paul Rodgers photo.
Kimberley Alpine Resort set to open one day early thanks to snow making operations, made possible by colder temperatures. Matt Mosteller photo.

Kimberley Alpine Resort to begin season one day early

KAR will open for operations Friday, Dec. 11

Kimberley Alpine Resort set to open one day early thanks to snow making operations, made possible by colder temperatures. Matt Mosteller photo.
Bootleg Gap Golf Course has been sold to Simkins Golf Management Inc. for $3 million.

Bootleg Gap Golf Course sold to Simkins Golf Management for $3 million

After the decision was made to sell back in October 2019, Council…

Bootleg Gap Golf Course has been sold to Simkins Golf Management Inc. for $3 million.
Jim Webster displays one of the 50 ski chairs he recently purchased from the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR). After around 50 years of use at the Kimberley Alpine Resort, Webster is now selling the chairs for $500 each to raise funds for a local parks project. Paul Rodgers photo.

Jim Webster sells vintage Kimberley Alpine Resort ski chairs for park fundraiser

Marysville resident Jim Webster recently came into possession of some Kimberley history;…

Jim Webster displays one of the 50 ski chairs he recently purchased from the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR). After around 50 years of use at the Kimberley Alpine Resort, Webster is now selling the chairs for $500 each to raise funds for a local parks project. Paul Rodgers photo.