e-know.ca writer: Shawn Parker

Parker’s Nature

It’s a wildlife time of year! As the lingering heat of summer begins to rise away from the valley bottoms in the Rockies and Purcells, as well as the Columbia Trench, wildlife begins to return to prepare for the long … > Read More

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Sweet Soul Burlesque highly entertaining

By Shawn Parker Sunday night (Oct. 21) was the return of Sweet Soul Burlesque, and what a show they put on Key City Theatre! The cast of five women and one man, Sir Tux Alot, kept the crowd laughing between … > Read More

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He’s a lone rider for a reason

By Shawn Parker These boards retail for approximately $1,000. They are made in Ontario. Bob, the pictured boarder, has been following them for awhile now. He’s written them and asked questions; to make a long story short, they sent him … > Read More

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Whitebark Pine plays vital role in forest and bear health

By Shawn Parker For the past several days there has been people wandering around Kimberley wearing these wooden name tags. They were here for a conference on whitebark pine trees. I attended a slide show and speeches on Friday night. … > Read More

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker and Julie Babcock We shot this beaver up St. Mary’s on the weekend. We followed him around about 20 minutes. He’d dive, then resurface and swim around a bit. He climbed onto this log about three times. … > Read More

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker They were a fair distance from home, not sure what happened to them, but there were two South Polar Skuas on St. Mary’s Lake recently. It took us forever to find them on the iphones’ ibird app. … > Read More

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Kimberley Village Market in Marysville

The Kimberley Village Market 2012 has moved from The Platzl to the Lions Park by Marysville Arena. The market began June 17 and will run every Sunday until Sept. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. By Shawn Parker

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker The water level on Kootenay Lake is higher than most folks can remember. Not surprisingly, the Creston Wildlife Management Area is experiencing flooding. “We couldn’t walk any loops; you could swim them but walking would be tough.Even … > Read More

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Class of 2012

The Class of 2012 from Kimberley’s Selkirk Secondary School. Congratulations to all grads around the region. May your post grade school years be flush with happiness and success. By Shawn Parker

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker So once again I head up to look for those damn owls. I got to the tree with the pileated woodpecker nest, and set up the tripod and was clicking away, when this lady with this Czech … > Read More

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