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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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Potato and apple harvest party

It’s potato harvest time at Wildsight’s Open Gate Garden and everyone is invited. To celebrate the first year of the garden, Wildsight is hosting a potato and apple harvest party, with fresh garden potatoes, local sausages, and fresh pressed apple … > Read More

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Local government election information for candidates

November 15 is election day in B.C. for municipalities, regional districts and school districts. Nominations for Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area Director Nomination packages are available at the Cranbrook and Columbia Valley RDEK offices until 4 p.m., … > Read More

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Kimberley honoured for Mark Creek Bridge

The City of Kimberley was honoured with a Wood WORKS! BC 2014 Community Recognition Award for the Mark Creek Bridge. Four other local governments were presented with awards yesterday at the Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention in Whistler. The awards … > Read More

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