Carolyn Grant

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Spokane Braves withdraw from 2022/23 KIJHL season

Team cannot recruit enough vaccinated players

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Area streams are running faster than normal, use caution, says Kimberley SAR. Facebook photo

SAR urges caution around streams as water is running much faster than normal

Rivers and streams usually run slow in August, not so this year

Area streams are running faster than normal, use caution, says Kimberley SAR. Facebook photo
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EK teens experience 13th Bugaboos Teens Climbing Camp

The camp is back after breaking for COVID

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Leafy puts Washington’s wholesale Cannabis revenues at $653 million, making it the state’s fourth most valuable legal crop, behind only apples ($2.1 billion), wheat ($949 million) and potatoes ($753 million), but ahead of cherries ($562 million) and hay ($501 million), according to figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Leafy puts Washington’s wholesale Cannabis revenues at $653 million, making it the state’s fourth most valuable legal crop, behind only apples ($2.1 billion), wheat ($949 million) and potatoes ($753 million), but ahead of cherries ($562 million) and hay ($501 million), according to figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Black Press file

Kootenay Rockies Tourism and Selkirk College research cannabis tourism opportunities in the region

As a regional destination marketing organization, Kootenay Rockies Tourism is always seeking…

Leafy puts Washington’s wholesale Cannabis revenues at $653 million, making it the state’s fourth most valuable legal crop, behind only apples ($2.1 billion), wheat ($949 million) and potatoes ($753 million), but ahead of cherries ($562 million) and hay ($501 million), according to figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Leafy puts Washington’s wholesale Cannabis revenues at $653 million, making it the state’s fourth most valuable legal crop, behind only apples ($2.1 billion), wheat ($949 million) and potatoes ($753 million), but ahead of cherries ($562 million) and hay ($501 million), according to figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Black Press file
Ruth Hackett (Passmore Public Hall Association) & Amy Bell (KSCU Kaslo/South Slocan Branch Manager)

Kootenay Savings Community Foundation awards over $123,000 in grants and bursaries

Bulletin staff Kootenay Savings credit Union Foundation recently announced $65,000 in new…

Ruth Hackett (Passmore Public Hall Association) & Amy Bell (KSCU Kaslo/South Slocan Branch Manager)
Do an audit of your yard to make sure you keep wildlife/human conflict to a minimum. Bulletin/Brian Hay file
Do an audit of your yard to make sure you keep wildlife/human conflict to a minimum. Bulletin/Brian Hay file
Cindy Postnikoff at a ceremony at the park last Saturday. You can see the plaque on the boulder behind the Canadian flag. Bulletin file

Memorial plaques stolen from Kimberley Veterans Park

Plaques were donated in memory of military family members

Cindy Postnikoff at a ceremony at the park last Saturday. You can see the plaque on the boulder behind the Canadian flag. Bulletin file
The KIJHL returns to action on September 23, 2022. Kimberley Bulletin file

KIJHL 2022/23 season begins September 23

League adds almost two weeks to playoff schedule to allow for more rest days

The KIJHL returns to action on September 23, 2022. Kimberley Bulletin file
Yaqan NuɁkiy will add solar panels and fibre optic cable, plus create training opportunities, with support from Columbia Basin Trust and the New Relationship Trust.

First Nations bring solar energy to affordable housing in Kootenays

Three projects are supported by Columbia Basin Trust and the New Relationship Trust

Yaqan NuɁkiy will add solar panels and fibre optic cable, plus create training opportunities, with support from Columbia Basin Trust and the New Relationship Trust.
A goat rescue near St. Mary Lake, Kimberley.(Screenshot)

VIDEO: Visiting tourists rescue baby mountain goat stuck between rocks in Kimberley

Kid returned to mom after being discovered three feet down and stuck on its back

A goat rescue near St. Mary Lake, Kimberley.(Screenshot)
A familiar sight in Kootenay communities in June; a new born fawn in a yard. Trevor Crawley file

Kimberley City Council frustrated with lack of provincial action on urban deer issue

Kimberley City Council held a fairly brief regular meeting on Monday, June…

A familiar sight in Kootenay communities in June; a new born fawn in a yard. Trevor Crawley file
Every snow pack in the province is at least 140% of normal

Kootenay snow packs well above normal

West Kootenay at 170% of normal and in the East, 166%

Every snow pack in the province is at least 140% of normal
House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Revelstoke Review)

Kootenay real estate sales slightly off; demand and value remain high

The market is setting into a normal trend after two very busy years

House for sale in downtown Revelstoke. (Revelstoke Review)
Bighorn sheep on the Radium Hill. MOTI file

Speed will be reduced on Radium Hill to avoid bighorn sheep mortalities

Those advocating for more to be done about big horn sheep mortality…

Bighorn sheep on the Radium Hill. MOTI file
Deer are fawning now, within communities and in the wild. Give fawns a wide berth even if you don’t see the doe around says WildSafeBC. Bulletin file.

WildSafeBC offers common sense advice on animal encounters

We are outdoors more as the weather warms, here’s how to avoid wildlife encounters

Deer are fawning now, within communities and in the wild. Give fawns a wide berth even if you don’t see the doe around says WildSafeBC. Bulletin file.
One of the maps showing heat vulnerability in the Regional District of East Kootenay.

Interior Health creates Community Health and Climate Change maps

Interior Health has created a series of community health and climate change…

One of the maps showing heat vulnerability in the Regional District of East Kootenay.
Border crossings are likely to have delays on long weekends. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Expect a busy summer at border crossings says Canada Border Services Agency

Have your ArriveCAN app filled out within 72 hours of a border crossing

Border crossings are likely to have delays on long weekends. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
With support from CBT, the Kootenay Children’s Festival has already taken place, to great success. Photo submitted

CBT provides support as summer festivals return to the Kootenays

The last few summers have been bereft of the staple of many…

With support from CBT, the Kootenay Children’s Festival has already taken place, to great success. Photo submitted
Courtesy BC River Forecast Centre.

Cool weather leads to higher snow packs in Kootenays

More snow was added this past weekend

Courtesy BC River Forecast Centre.
The Kootenay real estate market is cooling down after a torrid 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
The Kootenay real estate market is cooling down after a torrid 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy