- Smoke haze thickens as heat returns
- Info leads to arrests outside Cranbrook
- Mayor concerned about closures after accidents
- July in the East Kootenay
- COs made aware of bobcat at JimSmith
- Capt. Smarm calls an election
- Grizzly reported near mobile home park
- MP looks forward to campaign
- Important rules to follow in berry season
- Advice for renewing your mortgage
‘The Kimberley 16′ on display at forumPosted: November 10, 2011
City of Kimberley voters have a slug of candidates to sift through in order to select the six people who will make up their next council Nov. 19.
Sixteen would-be councilors hit the stage at McKim Theatre on Nov. 8 to take part in the Kimberley Chamber of Commerce-hosted all-candidates’ debate.
Running for office are: Melissa Broadhurst, David Chorneyko, Darren Close, Kent Goodwin, Craig Hillman, Albert Hoglund, Jackson Kennedy, Ron Kerr, Don McCormick, Dave McFadden, Bev Middlebrook, Darryl Oakley, Tim Park, Lori Pearson, Laurel Ralston, Jack Ratcliffe and Paddy Weston. Weston and Hoglund are the only two incumbents seeking re-election.
The evening began with a 5:30 p.m. candidates’ market; an opportunity for candidates to meet with voters before the forum.
A 7 p.m. forum followed, led by moderator Ingrid Liepa, who led the evening to its 9 p.m. conclusion.
The Chamber of Commerce is hosting the mayor’s debate this evening, Nov. 9 at McKim Theatre, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a meet-the-candidates market. The debate itself begins at 7 p.m.
Photos by Shawn Parker
Tags: Albert HoglundBev MiddlebrookCity of KimberleyCraig HillmanDarren CloseDarryl OakleyDave McFaddenDavid ChorneykoDon McCormickJack RatcliffeJackson KennedyKent GoodwinLaurel RalstonLori PearsonMelissa BroadhurstPaddy WestonRon KerrTim Park
Fernie Council Connection> Read More
Deadline extended for input on climate plan> Read More
Shred Kelly and FBC’s Cheers to Charity> Read More
The story of a once wild river> Read More
Dancing in the Park August 22> Read More
Jumbo Wild East-West Hike August 15> Read More
July in the East Kootenay> Read More
Have a safe and happy B.C. Day> Read More