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WildSafe to host fifth annual BC Goes Wild events in Kimberley, Cranbrook

WildSafe to host fifth annual BC Goes Wild events in Kimberley, Cranbrook

WildSafeBC’s fifth-annual BC Goes Wild is coming up, with the organization asking…

WildSafe to host fifth annual BC Goes Wild events in Kimberley, Cranbrook
WildSafeBC asks for proper fruit tree pruning to deter bears

WildSafeBC asks for proper fruit tree pruning to deter bears

Danica Roussy, community coordinator for WildSafe BC, is asking the residents of…

WildSafeBC asks for proper fruit tree pruning to deter bears
Kimberley’s Tom Buchy wins Curl BC Coach of the Year Award.

Kimberley’s Tom Buchy wins Curl BC Coach of the Year Award.

Leading his daughter’s team to provincial win just one of his accomplishments in 2020

Kimberley’s Tom Buchy wins Curl BC Coach of the Year Award.
Union president discusses potential need for increased ambulance service in Kimberley, Cranbrook

Union president discusses potential need for increased ambulance service in Kimberley, Cranbrook

A man suspected of having a stroke had to wait 21.5 minutes for an ambulance in Kimberley recently

Union president discusses potential need for increased ambulance service in Kimberley, Cranbrook
Dunbar Creek fire disrupting traffic near Radium, 55 active fires in region

Dunbar Creek fire disrupting traffic near Radium, 55 active fires in region

According to the BC Wildfire Service, there are a total of 55…

Dunbar Creek fire disrupting traffic near Radium, 55 active fires in region
Canadian distillers petition government to lower excise tax rate

Canadian distillers petition government to lower excise tax rate

Distilleries, like Kimberley’s Bohemian Spirits, wish to see excise rate match United States’

Canadian distillers petition government to lower excise tax rate
Local shares his story of life and death on the St. Mary River

Local shares his story of life and death on the St. Mary River

Aric Keane hopes sharing his story will show that even with experience, the river can be dangerous

Local shares his story of life and death on the St. Mary River
Local shares his story of life and death on the St. Mary’s River

Local shares his story of life and death on the St. Mary’s River

Aric Keane hopes sharing his story will show that even with experience, the river can be dangerous

Local shares his story of life and death on the St. Mary’s River
Kimberley SAR warn of river dangers heading into last weeks of summer

Kimberley SAR warn of river dangers heading into last weeks of summer

Recent incidents prompt warnings for extra caution and preparedness

Kimberley SAR warn of river dangers heading into last weeks of summer
Jaws for $5 on the big screen: a silver lining to pandemic-era cinema

Jaws for $5 on the big screen: a silver lining to pandemic-era cinema

During these (trying/unprecedented/difficult/spicy) times, many different industries have take colossal hits and…

Jaws for $5 on the big screen: a silver lining to pandemic-era cinema
One of the highlights of the disc golf tour, the brand new course in Nipika, near Radium; as challenging as it is beautiful.

A memorial disc golf tour of the East Kootenay

This past weekend, a few friends and I embarked on a weekend…

One of the highlights of the disc golf tour, the brand new course in Nipika, near Radium; as challenging as it is beautiful.
A photo of a black bear taken by Gord Cumming in June, 2020.

Conservation officers destroy two bears in Kimberley over the past month

One trapped on Kimbrook Crescent, the other on Bingay Street

A photo of a black bear taken by Gord Cumming in June, 2020.
A wildfire continues to burn in the Sheep Creek area, west of Premier Lake. Crews are on site as of Thursday, July 23, 2020. (submitted)

UPDATE: Wildfire at Premier Lake listed as out of control as fire grows to over 4 hectares

Skimmers using water from the lake to cool fire 50 km north of Cranbrook

A wildfire continues to burn in the Sheep Creek area, west of Premier Lake. Crews are on site as of Thursday, July 23, 2020. (submitted)
Letter to the editor: Weighing the pros and cons of Teck expansion in Elk Valley

Letter to the editor: Weighing the pros and cons of Teck expansion in Elk Valley

Tracy Flynn – Fairmont Hot Springs Teck’s proposed coal mine expansion in…

Letter to the editor: Weighing the pros and cons of Teck expansion in Elk Valley
Cranbrook Pride society organizes different kind of event this year due to COVID-19

Cranbrook Pride society organizes different kind of event this year due to COVID-19

The Cranbrook Pride Society had to be creative in planning this year’s…

Cranbrook Pride society organizes different kind of event this year due to COVID-19
New tee pads installed at Wycliffe Disc Golf Course, new course built near Radium

New tee pads installed at Wycliffe Disc Golf Course, new course built near Radium

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the East Kootenay Disc Golf Club…

New tee pads installed at Wycliffe Disc Golf Course, new course built near Radium
Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation provides $9.2 mllion to environmental projects

Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation provides $9.2 mllion to environmental projects

Conservation projects across British Columbia are getting a $9.2 million funding boost…

Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation provides $9.2 mllion to environmental projects
Tree planters raise $80K for food banks in communities they work in

Tree planters raise $80K for food banks in communities they work in

Zanzibar Holdings Ltd. with operations in Kimberley and Cranbrook raise over $14K

Tree planters raise $80K for food banks in communities they work in
More suspected poisonings result in death of dogs in Kimberley

More suspected poisonings result in death of dogs in Kimberley

Another dog has died in Kimberley, potentially due to ingesting poison, this…

More suspected poisonings result in death of dogs in Kimberley
PHOTOS: Momma black bear and cubs spotted in Townsite

PHOTOS: Momma black bear and cubs spotted in Townsite

A momma black bear and her two cubs, spotted getting near The…

PHOTOS: Momma black bear and cubs spotted in Townsite