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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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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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