Tag Archives: BC Hydro

Phase 2 trail work finishes with placement of bridges

Trails BC is pleased to report that on Tuesday morning, with the support of the BC Wildfire Service-Cranbrook Fire Attack Base, a nine-man crew helped with the placement of three bridges on the Mayook section of the Cranbrook to Wardner … > Read More

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Keeping rates affordable, investing in the future

Letter to the Editor Our electricity rates are the envy of many places in North America and around the world. A friend asked me the other day why, in the midst of a falling Canadian dollar and $8-a-head cauliflower, BC … > Read More

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BC Hydro supports upcoming AKBLG conference

BC Hydro is pleased to support the upcoming 2016 Association of Kootenay and Boundary Local Governments (AKBLG) conference with a $1,000 donation. Held from April 26 to 28 at the Kimberley Conference Centre, the AKBLG conference will bring together approximately … > Read More

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Don’t be fooled by fabricated numbers

Letter to the Editor The Minister of Energy, Bill Bennett recently submitted a letter to Alaska Highway News titled, “Ontario Catching up to B.C.”(Mar.22/16) After giving himself a great big pat on his back, he makes some erroneous claims about … > Read More

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There will be no impact on the wetlands: Minister

Letter to the Editor As Minister responsible for both mining and BC Hydro, I have been working very closely with Hi Test Sand, the company looking at developing a high grade silica deposit between Golden and Radium Hot Springs. My … > Read More

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BC Hydro supports LGMA conference

BC Hydro is supporting the Rocky Mountain Local Government Management Association with a $1,000 sponsorship of its upcoming conference. The East/West Kootenay Boundary Joint Chapter Conference will be held April 13 to 15, in Fairmont Hot Springs. The conference will … > Read More

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Debris cleared from Aberfeldie intake

It’s a tough job but someone has to do it. Earlier this month, divers from Vernon-based-company Aqua-Bility spent six hours a day for three days clearing debris from the intake of BC Hydro’s Aberfeldie Dam on the Bull River. Over … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Brent Ayers Between the dates of March 7 and March 14, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to 57 calls for service. Five files involved drugs and or overdose, two assaults, four domestic reports, four impaired investigations, three … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the Feb. 12 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting and an update of public meetings and hearings. Columbia Valley Economic Development Service Project funding The board approved … > Read More

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A busy year for the city

Mayor’s update By Mayor Mary Giuliano A great deal was accomplished in 2015 in the City of Fernie; the following are some highlights. Updating of Subdivision and Development Servicing and Zoning bylaws were initiated, the Fernie Trails Master Plan adopted, … > Read More

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