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The Western Canadian Championships, the biggest event the Kimberley Nordic Club has ever hosted, officially got underway on Friday, Feb. 3. Paul Rodgers photo.

Western Canadian Championships underway at Kimberley Nordic Club

Over 400 athletes registered at biggest event KNC has ever hosted

The Western Canadian Championships, the biggest event the Kimberley Nordic Club has ever hosted, officially got underway on Friday, Feb. 3. Paul Rodgers photo.
Suspect taken into police custody. Paul Rodgers photo.

Lockdown lifted after suspect safely arrested in Kimberley

A suspect was safely taken into custody following an RCMP event on…

Suspect taken into police custody. Paul Rodgers photo.
Douglas Chadwick will be touring the Kootenays in February to promote his latest book "Four Fifths a Grizzly: A New Perspective on Nature that Just Might Save Us All."

Author, naturalist Douglas Chadwick to embark on book tour through Kootenays

American author, naturalist and biologist Douglas Chadwick will be touring the Kootenays…

Douglas Chadwick will be touring the Kootenays in February to promote his latest book "Four Fifths a Grizzly: A New Perspective on Nature that Just Might Save Us All."
Columbia Basin Trust wants to hear your vision for the future of the region. CBT photo.

Columbia Basin Trust invites residents to give input on future of region

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) will soon be travelling to meet with residents…

Columbia Basin Trust wants to hear your vision for the future of the region. CBT photo.
The area highlighted by the Special Public Avalanche Warning mainly falls north of communities like Kimberley and Nelson. Avalanche Canada file.

Avalanche Canada forecaster weighs in on special public warning

On Wednesday, Dec. 28 Avalanche Canada issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning…

The area highlighted by the Special Public Avalanche Warning mainly falls north of communities like Kimberley and Nelson. Avalanche Canada file.
Recent storm causes significant avalanche risk for backcountry users across much of the B.C. Interior’s mountain ranges. Avalanche Canada photo.

Backcountry enthusiasts warned of avalanche risks in B.C. Interior mountains

Warning in effect through end of Monday, Jan. 2

Recent storm causes significant avalanche risk for backcountry users across much of the B.C. Interior’s mountain ranges. Avalanche Canada photo.
Golden and District Search and Rescue receives three calls in two days from new Apple crash detection software.

B.C. search and rescue gets 3 false calls from Apple crash detection software

Calls came from backcountry users who did not need help

Golden and District Search and Rescue receives three calls in two days from new Apple crash detection software.
Kimberley Search and Rescue extract sledders stuck in backcountry near Cranbrook. Kimberley SAR photo.

Lessons to be learned from early-winter Kimberley SAR rescue

Search and Rescue successfully extract stranded sledders near Cranbrook

Kimberley Search and Rescue extract sledders stuck in backcountry near Cranbrook. Kimberley SAR photo.
An abandoned bear cub Kim Balcom trapped in Fernie to be sent to Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers to be rehabbed. Photo courtesy of NLWS.

Kim Balcom, 25 years of animal rescue in the Kootenays

For more than 25 years, Kim Balcom has been committed to animal…

An abandoned bear cub Kim Balcom trapped in Fernie to be sent to Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers to be rehabbed. Photo courtesy of NLWS.
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Dog shot east of Kimberley survives after emergency surgery

Kimberley RCMP are looking for witnesses after a man’s dog was shot…

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Grayson Repp, who has roots in the East and West Kootenays as well as Vancouver and Victoria is the official DJ and music director for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Photo courtesy Grayson Repp Instagram.

B.C. artist named DJ, music director for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Grayson Repp has roots in East, West Kootenays, Vancouver and Victoria

Grayson Repp, who has roots in the East and West Kootenays as well as Vancouver and Victoria is the official DJ and music director for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Photo courtesy Grayson Repp Instagram.
Kimberley Search and Rescue receives a cheque from Ashley Mainville from Western Financial Inc. Kimberley for $1635. Photo courtesy Kimberley SAR.

Rapid shift into depths of winter raises concerns for Kimberley Search and Rescue

The rapid shift from a fall in which they saw less than…

Kimberley Search and Rescue receives a cheque from Ashley Mainville from Western Financial Inc. Kimberley for $1635. Photo courtesy Kimberley SAR.
The KORE Summit weekend at the Kimberley Conference Centre. Paul Rodgers photo.

WATCH: KORE Outdoor Rec-Tech Summit held at Kimberley Conference Centre

Conference hopes to draw outdoor gear businesses to Kootenays

The KORE Summit weekend at the Kimberley Conference Centre. Paul Rodgers photo.
Bat boxes can provide a secure roost site for bats if properly installed and maintained. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project.

How to help out your local bat population this Halloween

International Bat Week begins October 24

Bat boxes can provide a secure roost site for bats if properly installed and maintained. Photo courtesy of Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project.
Author Ramona Wildeman, who moved to Kimberley earlier this year, has been selected as one of three finalists in the Children’s Book category for the Canadian Book Club Awards for her book, “Siege of Herons - Collective Nouns Alphabetically.”

Kootenay-based author selected as finalist for Canadian Book Club Award

Ramona Wildeman’s “A Siege of Herons” nominated in Children’s Book category

Author Ramona Wildeman, who moved to Kimberley earlier this year, has been selected as one of three finalists in the Children’s Book category for the Canadian Book Club Awards for her book, “Siege of Herons - Collective Nouns Alphabetically.”
Teck has donated 162 hectares of their land in the Luke Creek Conservation Corridor near Kimberley as well as $600,000 for ongoing management of the land, part of a massive new conservation and rehabilitation campaign the company announced on Sunday. Lyle Grisedale photo.

Teck to conserve at least three hectares of land for every one affected by mining

Teck aims to be nature positive mining company by 2030

Teck has donated 162 hectares of their land in the Luke Creek Conservation Corridor near Kimberley as well as $600,000 for ongoing management of the land, part of a massive new conservation and rehabilitation campaign the company announced on Sunday. Lyle Grisedale photo.
Issues one through four of the AB Ed Journal.

Kimberley’s Selkirk Aboriginal Education students in create Ab Ed Journal publication

For the past two years, a team of seven students in Selkirk…

Issues one through four of the AB Ed Journal.
Images from the 20th Sullivan Challenge race in Kimberley in 2021. Paul Rodgers photo.

20 years of world’s longest running skateboard race in Kimberley celebrated in new film

Kimberley-made film about local downhill skateboard race two decades in the making

Images from the 20th Sullivan Challenge race in Kimberley in 2021. Paul Rodgers photo.
Kimberley Alpine Resort provides update on the rebuild project of their Northstar Chairlift which was rendered inoperable by an arsonist on opening day last season. KAR photo.

Arson-damaged chairlift at Kimberley Alpine Resort on track for winter operation

Resort provides update on major repair project

Kimberley Alpine Resort provides update on the rebuild project of their Northstar Chairlift which was rendered inoperable by an arsonist on opening day last season. KAR photo.
A Moose Hide Campaign Day event took place in Kimberley on Thursday, May 12, with a large crowd gathered to honour the Indigenous-led campaign to end violence against women and children. Paul Rodgers photo.

WATCH: Moose Hide Campaign Day in Kimberley

Indigenous-led campagin strives to end violence towards women and children

A Moose Hide Campaign Day event took place in Kimberley on Thursday, May 12, with a large crowd gathered to honour the Indigenous-led campaign to end violence against women and children. Paul Rodgers photo.