Tag Archives: City of Kimberley

Action on Kimberley’s economic development front

Letter to the Editor It is interesting to watch Councillor Don McCormick pretend to get excited about something that already exists. Perhaps it’s why many call this the ‘silly season.’ With regards to Coun. McCormick’s economic development strategy for Kimberley, … > Read More

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McCormick outlines 10 ideas to help Kimberley

Kimberley City Councillor Don McCormick last week released his Economic Development Strategy for discussion within the region. Running for City of Kimberley Mayor Nov. 15, the strategy contains a list of 10 ideas that if implemented will help Kimberley and the … > Read More

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Nominations sought for BCCA Awards

Presented by the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, The British Columbia Community Achievement Awards (BCCA) celebrate British Columbians who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others and who devote time and energy to making their communities more … > Read More

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Utility rate increases for Kimberley

Effective January 1, 2015, City of Kimberley residential utility rates will be going up by $25.05 per quarter for residences with garbage pickup. Garbage collection rates have not changed since 1991. Increasing costs for electricity, natural gas, gasoline, diesel fuel, … > Read More

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Business After Business Oct. 16

The Kimberley Chamber of Commerce will be unveiling its new website on October 16 at the Business After Business event at the Kimberley Athlete Training & Convention Centre. The website will offer chamber members opportunities to do more on-line promotion … > Read More

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McRae ready to seek reelection as mayor

Ron McRae last week ended speculation with his formal announcement that he intends to seek the City of Kimberley mayor’s chair for a third term. “If people asked me directly, I have always responded that I fully intended to run … > Read More

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Three seek mayor’s seat in Kimberley

City of Kimberley Mayor Ron McRae is taking aim at a second straight term but he will have to get by first-term Coun. Don McCormick and Doug A. Johnson, who also filed nomination papers by the Oct. 10 deadline. Four … > Read More

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Fire Training Academy in full swing

The 2014 College of the Rockies Fire Training Academy is in full swing, so expect to see several uniformed individuals running around Kimberley. Sixteen cadets are calling Kimberley home for the six-month fall session from as far away as Quebec.  … > Read More

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Mail ballot voting and nominations update

If you plan to be travelling or away for the local general election scheduled for Saturday, November 15, and for the two advanced voting dates of Wednesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 12, you may want to request a Mail-Ballot from … > Read More

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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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