Paul Rodgers

Even more snowfall heading to the Elk Valley for Christmas weekend. File photo.

Mainroad: More snowfall in store for East Kootenay for holiday weekend

It’s been looking more and more like a winter wonderland out there,…

Even more snowfall heading to the Elk Valley for Christmas weekend. File photo.
Kimberley’s active COVID case count is up again slightly from last week. BCCDC photo.

BCCDC shows another slight increase in Kimberley’s active COVID cases

Kimberley’s active COVID cases have again seen a slight increase for the…

Kimberley’s active COVID case count is up again slightly from last week. BCCDC photo.
Kimberley Alpine Resort set to open for 2021-22 season on Friday, Dec. 17. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley Alpine Resort to open on Friday, Dec. 17 for 2021-22 season

Kimberley Alpine Resort has announced that, thanks to the recent dump of…

Kimberley Alpine Resort set to open for 2021-22 season on Friday, Dec. 17. Paul Rodgers photo.
Take Four will play the Kimberley Elks Club on Friday, Dec. 17. Left to right: Don Glasrud, Graham Knipfel, Randy Marchi, Tim Plait and Jim Cameron.

Take Four to play at Kimberley Elks Club on Dec. 17

Kimberley’s Take Four will be performing a blend of traditional jazz and…

Take Four will play the Kimberley Elks Club on Friday, Dec. 17. Left to right: Don Glasrud, Graham Knipfel, Randy Marchi, Tim Plait and Jim Cameron.
Kimberley Alpine Resort is unable to open on Dec. 11 and will be reviewing the situation on a day-to-day basis, despite recent snowfall and colder temperatures allowing for snowmaking. Bulletin file.

Kimberley Alpine Resort pushes opening date back

Resort moves from Dec. 11 to ‘reviewing situation on day-to-day basis’

Kimberley Alpine Resort is unable to open on Dec. 11 and will be reviewing the situation on a day-to-day basis, despite recent snowfall and colder temperatures allowing for snowmaking. Bulletin file.
Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok has announced that he will step down as BC Liberal Caucus Whip and will endorse Kevin Falcon to be the next BC Liberal Leader. Bulletin file.

MLA Clovechok steps down as BC Liberal Caucus Whip, endorses Kevin Falcon for leadership

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok announced on Thursday, Dec. 2, that he…

Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok has announced that he will step down as BC Liberal Caucus Whip and will endorse Kevin Falcon to be the next BC Liberal Leader. Bulletin file.
Kimberley Alpine Resort’s Snow School Director and Business Development Manager Rob Duncan has achieved CSIA Level 4 Ski Instructor certification, a lifelong goal for him. Jenny Rae Bateman photo.

Kootenay ski instructor achieves CSIA Level 4 certification

Level 4 akin to a PhD in other professions, representing decades of dedication

Kimberley Alpine Resort’s Snow School Director and Business Development Manager Rob Duncan has achieved CSIA Level 4 Ski Instructor certification, a lifelong goal for him. Jenny Rae Bateman photo.
Wildsight Invermere’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival returns on Saturday, Nov. 20. Photo submitted.

Wildsight Invermere’s eight-annual film festival scheduled for Nov. 20

Wildsight Invermere’s eighth-annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival is scheduled for Saturday,…

Wildsight Invermere’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival returns on Saturday, Nov. 20. Photo submitted.
Kimberley RCMP confirmed that a Kimberley resident turned in this blade, that allegedly was found in a child’s Halloween candy. Photo taken from Facebook.

Blades found in child’s Halloween candy turned into Kimberley RCMP

Sgt. Steven Woodcox of the Kimberley RCMP confirmed with the Bulletin that…

Kimberley RCMP confirmed that a Kimberley resident turned in this blade, that allegedly was found in a child’s Halloween candy. Photo taken from Facebook.
Wildsight says government announcement regarding the protection 26 million hectares of old growth forest is a step in the right direction, while the BC Chamber of Commerce has raised alarms about the potential detrimental impacts to workers, communities and the economy. Bailey Repp photo.

Mixed reactions follow B.C. government’s old growth logging deferrals

BC Chamber of Commerce, Wildsight react to announcement

Wildsight says government announcement regarding the protection 26 million hectares of old growth forest is a step in the right direction, while the BC Chamber of Commerce has raised alarms about the potential detrimental impacts to workers, communities and the economy. Bailey Repp photo.
The Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality, created to facilitate land management in the creation of the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort west of Invermere, has been dissolved by the provincial government’s Bill 26. Pat Morrow photo.

Province a step closer to dissolving Jumbo Mountain Resort, a town with no people

The controversial and people-less Jumbo Glacier municipality is one step closer to…

The Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality, created to facilitate land management in the creation of the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort west of Invermere, has been dissolved by the provincial government’s Bill 26. Pat Morrow photo.
WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook releases their year end report outlining all the wildlife reports made throughout the year. Paul Rodgers file.

WildSafeBC releases year end report for Cranbrook, Kimberley

Another active year has nearly drawn to a close for the WildSafeBC…

WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook releases their year end report outlining all the wildlife reports made throughout the year. Paul Rodgers file.
The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between The ʔaq̓am Community and Purcell Colegiate Incorporated. (Front row (L-R) Joe Pierre, ʔaq’am Community Chief; Duncan MacLeod, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated CEO/Head of School. (Back row (L-R) Arthur Luk, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated Corporate Director; Jaret Thompson, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated Corporate Board Chair; Julie Birdstone, ʔaq’am Community Councillor; Jason Andrew, ʔaq’am Community Councillor).

ʔaq̓am Community and Purcell Colegiate Incorporated sign Memorandum of Understanding

Document articulates partnership between two parties in development of International School

The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between The ʔaq̓am Community and Purcell Colegiate Incorporated. (Front row (L-R) Joe Pierre, ʔaq’am Community Chief; Duncan MacLeod, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated CEO/Head of School. (Back row (L-R) Arthur Luk, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated Corporate Director; Jaret Thompson, Purcell Collegiate Incorporated Corporate Board Chair; Julie Birdstone, ʔaq’am Community Councillor; Jason Andrew, ʔaq’am Community Councillor).
Elk will be gathering near the highway between Marysville and Cranbrook over the month of October, says WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook. Brittany Pukas photo.

Watch for elk around highway between Cranbrook and Marysville this month

WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook says a herd of elk will be gathering near Highway…

Elk will be gathering near the highway between Marysville and Cranbrook over the month of October, says WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook. Brittany Pukas photo.
Myotis lucifugus, Little Brown Myotis: the Little Brown Myotis is common and widespread across BC but endangered in Canada, and to expected to decline in BC due to WNS. Photo: M Schirmacher, Bat Conservation International

Bat Week: learn how the animals can help us and how we can help them

Spread of white-nose syndrome a concern to BC Community Bat Program

Myotis lucifugus, Little Brown Myotis: the Little Brown Myotis is common and widespread across BC but endangered in Canada, and to expected to decline in BC due to WNS. Photo: M Schirmacher, Bat Conservation International
Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer added yet another win to his already astounding season of disc golf, coming out ahead of the Men’s Pro Open division by 12 strokes after three rounds at the Kootenay Up and Down tournament, held in Cranbrook Sept. 25-26. Brian Clarkson photo.

Kootenay Up and Down exemplifies explosive growth of disc golf

Cranbrook’s Hanemayer with another dominant win in pro division

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer added yet another win to his already astounding season of disc golf, coming out ahead of the Men’s Pro Open division by 12 strokes after three rounds at the Kootenay Up and Down tournament, held in Cranbrook Sept. 25-26. Brian Clarkson photo.
Controlled burns are planned at the Wasa Transfer Station and the Kimberley Nature Park. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Fire Department.

Controlled burns scheduled for Wasa Transfer Station, Kimberley Nature Park

Controlled burns are planned for the Wasa Transfer Station and the Kimberley…

Controlled burns are planned at the Wasa Transfer Station and the Kimberley Nature Park. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Fire Department.
Several Peachland residents gathered to take a stand against clearcut logging to protect the community’s watershed. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

Wildsight hosts webinar highlighting logging’s impact on climate change risk

Gov’s Strategic Climate Risk Assessment lacks impact of logging industry: expert

Several Peachland residents gathered to take a stand against clearcut logging to protect the community’s watershed. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Casey Hanemayer teeing off at Falcons Flight on his way to one of his many podium finishes so far this season. His recent third-place finish at the Foxwood Open in Ontario has secured him a spot at the United States Disc Golf Championship in Rock Hill, S.C. in October. Photo courtesy of Andre Lodder - Parked Pro.

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer qualifies for United States Disc Golf Championship

Cranbrook’s professional disc golfer Casey Hanemayer has qualified for a spot at…

Casey Hanemayer teeing off at Falcons Flight on his way to one of his many podium finishes so far this season. His recent third-place finish at the Foxwood Open in Ontario has secured him a spot at the United States Disc Golf Championship in Rock Hill, S.C. in October. Photo courtesy of Andre Lodder - Parked Pro.
July 21 2021 Using a water level tape to collect manual water level measurements in Cranbrook. Photo submitted by LLC.

Water stewardship group: groundwater levels lower this year in Columbia Basin

Living Lakes Canada observes groundwater has decreased since last summer

July 21 2021 Using a water level tape to collect manual water level measurements in Cranbrook. Photo submitted by LLC.