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Kimberley pharmacist Lei Lei Wu is running 21 kilometres a day for 21.5 days to raise money and awareness for the Ktunaxa Nation and developmental trauma. Photo submitted.

215 KM for 215 kids: Kimberley pharmacist running to raise funds for Ktunaxa First Nation

Lei Lei Wu hopes to raise money and awareness for developmental trauma

Kimberley pharmacist Lei Lei Wu is running 21 kilometres a day for 21.5 days to raise money and awareness for the Ktunaxa Nation and developmental trauma. Photo submitted.
Kimberley RCMP were called to the Kimberley Skate Park, where a 58-year-old man was pronounced deceased after taking a fall off his bike.

58-year-old male deceased following bike crash at Kimberley Skate Park

Witnesses told RCMP some form of medical condition caused or resulted from incident

Kimberley RCMP were called to the Kimberley Skate Park, where a 58-year-old man was pronounced deceased after taking a fall off his bike.
Leann Smith has been honoured with a Life Members' Volunteer Award from BC Hockey for her hard work and dedication developing minor hockey in the East Kootenay for the past 17 years.

Cranbrook volunteer honoured for dedication to minor hockey

Leann Smith awarded by BC Hockey for 37 years of volunteering

Leann Smith has been honoured with a Life Members' Volunteer Award from BC Hockey for her hard work and dedication developing minor hockey in the East Kootenay for the past 17 years.
A doe with two fawns photographed in Marysville. Since Kimberley woman Liz Royer was hospitalized by a deer while walking her dog, there have been numerous reports of aggressive deer in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers photo.

Kimberley officials urge caution as deer attacks on people, dogs at all-time high

WildSafeBC, CO and Kimberley Mayor weigh in on aggressive doe issue

A doe with two fawns photographed in Marysville. Since Kimberley woman Liz Royer was hospitalized by a deer while walking her dog, there have been numerous reports of aggressive deer in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers photo.
Kimberley Search and Rescue were able to quickly respond to a call for service and transport an injured mountain biker to East Kootenay Regional Hospital over the weekend. Kimberley SAR file photo.

Kimberley Search and Rescue respond to injured mountain biker on Bootleg Mountain

Kimberley Search and Rescue responded to a call for service this past…

Kimberley Search and Rescue were able to quickly respond to a call for service and transport an injured mountain biker to East Kootenay Regional Hospital over the weekend. Kimberley SAR file photo.
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League met for their AGM and announced a number of new initiatives, new awards and changes in their executive committee, as well as the starting date for the 2021-22 season. Paul Rodgers file.

KIJHL announces start dates for 2021-22 season

Season set to begin Oct. 1 with league still following all health guidelines

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League met for their AGM and announced a number of new initiatives, new awards and changes in their executive committee, as well as the starting date for the 2021-22 season. Paul Rodgers file.
After being forced to cancel in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Wasa Triathlon is being organized for August. Bulletin file photo.

Information released for Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon scheduled for August

In 2020 the COVID pandemic forced the Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon to…

After being forced to cancel in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Wasa Triathlon is being organized for August. Bulletin file photo.
A person wound up in the hospital after an aggressive deer attacked them while walking their dog. Paul Rodgers file.

Kimberley woman in hospital after deer attack while out for dog walk

Attack occurred while walking dog during first week of fawning season

A person wound up in the hospital after an aggressive deer attacked them while walking their dog. Paul Rodgers file.
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WildSafeBC: How to be cougar and bear safe while using the area’s trails

Outdoor enthusiasts of Cranbrook and Kimberley and their surrounding areas are fortunate…

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Amy Hotchkiss (left) and Kris Dickeson have been hired as Recovery Advisors tasked with helping business owners in the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake region and Cranbrook-Kimberley area connect to supports under the ETSI-BC Rural Business and Community Recovery Program. Photo submitted.

Two Recovery Advisors hired for Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake and Cranbrook-Kimberley areas

Kootenay Employment Services has hired Amy Hotchkiss and Kris Dickeson to serve…

Amy Hotchkiss (left) and Kris Dickeson have been hired as Recovery Advisors tasked with helping business owners in the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake region and Cranbrook-Kimberley area connect to supports under the ETSI-BC Rural Business and Community Recovery Program. Photo submitted.
Jimmy Blais has a new lease on life after meeting Claire Jacklin, the community manager at Golden Life's Garden View Village in Kimberley, who encouraged him and helped him start a workout routine, helping him conquer his MS diagnosis. Paul Rodgers photo.

500 revolutions: Kimberley man with MS gains back control with help of exercise bike

Garden View Community Manager encouraged Blais to get his body moving

Jimmy Blais has a new lease on life after meeting Claire Jacklin, the community manager at Golden Life's Garden View Village in Kimberley, who encouraged him and helped him start a workout routine, helping him conquer his MS diagnosis. Paul Rodgers photo.
An avalanche near Highway 1 in Glacier National Park. Avalanche Canada will benefit from a $10 million grant from the B.C. government. (Photo by Parks Canada)

Avalanche Canada receives $10-million grant from B.C. government

Long sought-after funds to bolster organization’s important work

An avalanche near Highway 1 in Glacier National Park. Avalanche Canada will benefit from a $10 million grant from the B.C. government. (Photo by Parks Canada)
A new coalition has formed to call upon the government to make fundamental legislative changes to prioritize protecting fish, wildlife and their habitats. Doug Turner photo.

Wildsight joins coalition calling on government to prioritize wildlife and habitat protection

The Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Coalition is comprised of more than 20 groups

A new coalition has formed to call upon the government to make fundamental legislative changes to prioritize protecting fish, wildlife and their habitats. Doug Turner photo.
Kimberley RCMP detachment seeking information after female teenager grabbed by masked man.

Teenaged female grabbed by masked man on Kimberley trail

RCMP seeking witnesses or information

Kimberley RCMP detachment seeking information after female teenager grabbed by masked man.
Greg Nesteroff and Eric Brighton, the historians behind popular Facebook page Lost Kootenays, are set to release a book of the same name and have just unveiled its cover showing the ghostly Hotel in Slocan City shortly before its 1953 demolition. Photo courtesy of Greg Nesteroff and Eric Brighton.

Popular historical Facebook page Lost Kootenays set to release book

128-page hard copy documenting history of East and West Kootenays coming this fall

Greg Nesteroff and Eric Brighton, the historians behind popular Facebook page Lost Kootenays, are set to release a book of the same name and have just unveiled its cover showing the ghostly Hotel in Slocan City shortly before its 1953 demolition. Photo courtesy of Greg Nesteroff and Eric Brighton.
GoFundMe campaigns set up for Wayne Grant (left) who is hospitalized with COVID. Pictured here with friend Derek Janzen. Photo submitted.

GoFundMe’s set up for Kimberley’s beloved cab driver Wayne Grant who’s battling COVID

Grant is currently at the Cranbrook hospital with COVID-19

GoFundMe campaigns set up for Wayne Grant (left) who is hospitalized with COVID. Pictured here with friend Derek Janzen. Photo submitted.
Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation of Canada is one of four ecosystem restoration groups to receive sizeable funding from Columbia Basin Trust. Photo courtesy WPEF-C.

Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation gets $600K grant from CBT

WPEF-C one of four ecosystem projects to benefit from Columbia Basin Trust funding

Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation of Canada is one of four ecosystem restoration groups to receive sizeable funding from Columbia Basin Trust. Photo courtesy WPEF-C.
Special Olympics Cranbrook/Kimberley Alpine Team Athletes Erin Thom, Roxana Golbeck and coach Misty Pagliaro have been chosen to represent Team Canada at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2022 in Kazan, Russia. Anna Buske photo.

Special Olympics Cranbrook-Kimberley Alpine Team athletes to represent Team Canada in Russia

Special Olympics Cranbrook/Kimberley Alpine Team athletes Erin Thom, Roxana Golbeck and volunteer…

Special Olympics Cranbrook/Kimberley Alpine Team Athletes Erin Thom, Roxana Golbeck and coach Misty Pagliaro have been chosen to represent Team Canada at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2022 in Kazan, Russia. Anna Buske photo.
Kimberley Search and Rescue president Peter Reid wants the public to understand that they will not be faced with a bill if they need to be rescued, so get the call to 911 in as soon as possible. Photo courtesy Kimberley Search and Rescue Facebook.

Waiting to call 911 for fear of incurring fee can be ‘catastrophic’: Kimberley SAR

Call for help right away in an emergency and know you’ll never be charged

Kimberley Search and Rescue president Peter Reid wants the public to understand that they will not be faced with a bill if they need to be rescued, so get the call to 911 in as soon as possible. Photo courtesy Kimberley Search and Rescue Facebook.
Tick season is here, says WildSafeBC, so make sure to take precautions and know what to do if bitten. Photo submitted.

WildSafeBC: How to avoid ticks, and what to do if bitten

WildSafeBC has released a spring time information pamphlet to help spread awareness…

Tick season is here, says WildSafeBC, so make sure to take precautions and know what to do if bitten. Photo submitted.