Tag Archives: BC Hydro

Govt. decisions can have devastating consequences

MLA report By Norm Macdonald, Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA The decisions made by government have real consequences in people’s lives. And when those people are on a fixed income, those government decisions can be devastating. Many people in our communities live … > Read More

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Key components installed at SunMine

Construction continues on Kimberley’s SunMine, Western Canada’s largest solar project. Last week the prime contractor Conergy Canada and construction manager SkyFire Energy completed the installation of all 4,032 photovoltaic modules. Modules are now arranged in 96-38 foot by 20 foot … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during City of Fernie Council’s regular meeting on Oct. 27. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 Royal Comete Hotel & Bar’s (LCLB) Temporary Change application. Council supported the administrative decision … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

RCMP – Elk Valley Detachment Sgt. Will Thien and S/Sgt. Lorne Craig of the Elk Valley RCMP Detachment presented the First and Second Quarter Mayor’s Report for 2014 during the Sept. 15 District of Sparwood council meeting. The Detachment reported … > Read More

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Home Energy Renovation Workshops upcoming

Homeowners, are you interested in saving money on your energy bill this winter? Are you considering home energy renovations? The East Kootenay Energy Diet is hosting workshops in Sparwood, Invermere, Kimberley and Cranbrook to discuss home energy efficient upgrades and showcase … > Read More

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Options on future of CVWMA centre

You’re invited to a free open house and discussion about the future of the interpretive centre at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA) on Monday, September 15. “We’ve heard a lot of great ideas from residents and looked at … > Read More

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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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