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A look at JulyFest No. 42

The City of Kimberley once again came to life with the multi-angled animation that is the Best of the Fests – JulyFest – July 18 to 20. More than 200 colourfully-clad teams competed in the Canadian Bocce Championships over the … > Read More

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No blind eyes from RCMP during JulyFest

Kimberley RCMP officers were kept busy over the JulyFest weekend, responding to well over 40 calls for service. Although bocce players and attendees were relatively well behaved and likely enjoyed the weekend, police dealt with several incidents outside of the festivities. … > Read More

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A bright day for Kimberley

It was fittingly sunny in Kimberley this morning (July 7) when dignitaries broke ground at the SunMine. The $5.3 million solar project, utilizing the southern slope of reclaimed Teck land on the eastern edge of the City of Kimberley, has … > Read More

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Kimberley Farmers’ Market begins Thursday

Wildsight’s Kimberley Farmers’ Market opens for the first time this Thursday, July 3, at 5 p.m. Now that the summer sun has readied the first round of crops for harvest, local farmers will be loading up their market tables for … > Read More

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McCormick declares intent to run for mayor

Kimberley City Councillor Don McCormick is running for mayor in the fall election. “I am getting a ton of encouragement from the community about my running for mayor.  So I have decided to declare now, rather than wait for the … > Read More

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Platzl to Peak tours June 28

Kimberley’s Underground Mining Railway and Resorts of the Canadian Rockies are teaming up June 28 to provide Platzl to Peak tours. From 10 a.m. until the last train at 3 p.m., KUMR and RCR are partnering to provide a train ride … > Read More

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Funding to help boost investment

Columbia Basin Trust commits $275,000 over three years to Invest Kootenay A regional partnership that focuses on developing tools to attract and retain investment in Basin communities will receive a funding boost over the next two years. With a commitment … > Read More

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Erratic fluctuations force boil water to remain

Despite a recent ‘fair’ reading, the City of Kimberley is maintaining a Boil Water Notice for all residents, issued Friday, May 23, because of erratic fluctuations in turbidity levels in the watershed. Sloughing of banks in the watershed is causing … > Read More

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RMI funds for regional tourism hubs

Four East Kootenay municipalities are getting $702,716 to put toward tourism, the Government of British Columbia announced today. In total, the province is providing $10.5 million under the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) to 14 designated communities to support programs or projects … > Read More

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Boil water advisory back in effect

UPDATE May 15 KIMBERLEY IS BACK ON BOIL WATER NOTICE as of 2 p.m., Thursday, May 15. Previous: BOIL WATER NOTICE RESCINDED FOR CITY OF KIMBERLEY EFFECTIVE 2 p.m. TUESDAY, MAY 13. Water Quality Advisory is still in effect until … > Read More

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