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East Kootenay Energy Diet encore

The East Kootenay Energy Diet has been officially launched for another year! The East Kootenay Energy Diet (EKED) is a program that helps residents of the East Kootenay save energy, emissions and money through home renovations. Homeowners in the East … > 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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3 facts you need to know

About Northwest Transmission Line By Bill Bennett, Kootenay East MLA 1. Construction of the Northwest Transmission Line – a 344-kilometre line that extends BC Hydro’s power grid north from Terrace – is now complete and the line is in service. … > Read More

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City and RCMP seek leads to suspicious fire

Elk Valley RCMP and the City of Fernie are asking the public for help in finding out more about a suspicious fire August 7. At approximately 6:57 a.m. Thursday, Fernie Fire Rescue received a call for a structure fire at … > Read More

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Premier announces programs for low income energy consumers

Premier Christy Clark today announced during a special gathering at the Cranbrook BC Hydro headquarters that government, in partnership with BC Hydro and FortisBC, is expanding energy-efficiency programs to help customers, particularly those on low-incomes, reduce their electricity and gas … > 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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SunMine groundbreaking approaches

An event to commemorate breaking ground on SunMine, a 1.05 Megawatt solar facility situated on reclaimed land on the former Teck Sullivan Mine site in Kimberley, is taking place July 7. Among the officials joining City of Kimberley Mayor Ron … > Read More

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Moir Park tree count boosted by city and BC Hydro

More than 90 new trees were planted in Moir Park in Cranbrook this spring, thanks to BC Hydro and the City of Cranbrook. BC Hydro contributed $5,000 from their ReGreening Program to help with the purchase of the trees. The City … > Read More

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Father’s Day fishing clinic a success

The Cranbrook Firefighters’ Association would like to thank all the kids and their families for coming out on Father’s Day (June 15) and making the 37th annual fishing clinic at Idlewild Park a huge success. Special thanks to our sponsors; … > Read More

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Will B.C. receive full value for its natural gas?

MLA Report By Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald Premier Christy Clark has stated that our province is in a race with the rest of the world, a race to develop our Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry and retire British Columbia’s … > Read More

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