Due to the rupture of the Enbridge-owned natural gas transmission pipeline, B.C.'s natural gas system will be challenged in times of high demand. FortisBC is requesting that homeowners reduce their use of natural gas over the coming months by lowering your thermostat, shortening your showers and washing laundry in cold water.
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the amalgamation of Kimberley with Marysville and Chapman Camp.
Kimberley Mayor Bud Buckle spearheaded the formation of the new City, after 11 months of meetings between the 3 municipalities.
84.6% voted in favour of amalgamation (1,356 voted "Yes", and 246 voted "No"). Voter turnout was approximately 75%.