Tag Archives: City of Kimberley Mayor Ron McRae

Flash Mob breaks out in Platzl during First Saturdays

By Chris Newel Kimberley’s own First Saturdays events have been a huge success over the past two summers but the final First Saturday, on Oct. 4 will likely go down as being the most memorable. Attendees of the events enjoy … > Read More

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SunMine groundbreaking approaches

An event to commemorate breaking ground on SunMine, a 1.05 Megawatt solar facility situated on reclaimed land on the former Teck Sullivan Mine site in Kimberley, is taking place July 7. Among the officials joining City of Kimberley Mayor Ron … > Read More

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RDEK rolls out roving reminder to reduce, reuse and recycle

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has unveiled the newest member of its fleet, and it will be easy to spot around the region. The fuel-efficient van replaces a large pick-up truck and will be used in the Environmental … > Read More

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Canal Flats / Ktunaxa celebrate together

The Village of Canal Flats and the Ktunaxa Nation celebrated together Saturday, Sept. 14. Under a blazing late summer sun, about 60 people, including a slew of dignitaries, celebrated the grand opening of the new village hall, Columbia Discovery Centre … > Read More

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Regional leaders honoured with Diamond Jubilee Medals

Six Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board directors are getting Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals, part of the ongoing celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 60th year on the throne. The recently announced recipients of the medals, with 60,000 being presented … > Read More

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RDEK directors narrowly defeat Jumbo motion

Concerns about the creation of a municipality without citizens, in the Jumbo Valley west of Invermere, prompted a lively hour-long debate June 8 at the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board room. RDEK Electoral Area G director Gerry Wilkie … > Read More

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