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Remembering Jim Ogilvie

By Coun. Diana J. Scott This past month our area lost a truly great man and politician. The passing of Jim Ogilvie – former mayor of the City of Kimberley – has made me reflect on what being a politician … > Read More

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Cause of structure fire undetermined

On August 26, at approximately 8:15 p.m. the Kimberley Fire/Rescue received a call for a structure fire at the One Love Hot Yoga studio, located at 136B Wallinger Avenue. The fire department responded with two fire engines, three support units, … > Read More

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Ogilvie remembered as local government legend

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Jim Ogilvie was the man. Way back in 1991 when I covered my first Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting, I noticed two things; then District of Sparwood Mayor Toto Miller was a … > Read More

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Jim Ogilvie passes away

The longest serving local politician in the history of the East Kootenay and one of the longest in B.C.’s history died Sunday in Kimberley. Former long-time City of Kimberley mayor and Regional District of East Kootenay director Jim Ogilvie died … > Read More

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Mark Street bridge closing permanently

An old bridge spanning Mark Creek in downtown Kimberley is being closed permanently because of structural issues, the City of Kimberley announced this morning. Effective Thursday, August 28, the Mark Street Bridge will be closed permanently (located between B&B Glass and … > Read More

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Funds provided to boost accessibility

Six regional projects focusing on improving accessibility for people with disabilities received $140,723 in funding from Hon. Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development. Bergen made the announcement in the City of Cranbrook council chambers this morning (August 20) … > Read More

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Jim Ogilvie Way made official

A small ceremony was held at the corner of Jim Ogilvie Way and Rotary Drive Friday, August 8 to officially mark the name change of the City of Kimberley thoroughfare that connects Kimberley and Marysville. Former long-time mayor Jim Ogilvie … > Read More

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Ogilvie recognition well-deserved

e-KNOW Editorial It’s nice to see the City of Kimberley honour former long-time Mayor Jim Ogilvie by renaming a major thoroughfare after him. The city recently erected signs renaming 312th Street to Jim Ogilvie Way, recognizing his incredible 46 years … > Read More

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Ceremony to honour former mayor

The City of Kimberley recently erected signs renaming 312th Street to Jim Ogilvie Way, to honour long-serving former Mayor James E. Ogilvie. Known as “Jim” to most, he made an immense contribution to the people of Kimberley over six decades … > Read More

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College signs SunMine agreement

College of the Rockies President and CEO David Walls is pleased to be collaborating with the City of Kimberley, Teck, and the EcoSmart Foundation on the SunMine project in Kimberley. With over 4,000 solar modules generating 1.05 Megawatts of energy, … > Read More

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