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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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RDEK Board Highlights

Requesting resources for patrol and enforcement in Koocanusa The board of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) June 6 unanimously agreed to have requests sent to the provincial and federal governments to engage whatever additional resources they can, from … > Read More

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Endangered frog takes a leap forward

By Larry Halverson The endangered Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens), the most at-risk amphibian in British Columbia, is taking a leap forward on its path to recovery, largely due to the coordinated work of the Northern Leopard Frog Recovery Team. … > Read More

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U.S.–Canada coordinate ops to manage flood risk

Current snowpack levels across the Kootenay (spelled Kootenai in America) River Basin are above normal for this time of year, contributing to above-normal spring runoff forecasts on both sides of the border. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ current spring … > Read More

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BC Hydro supports Sam Steele Days

BC Hydro is pleased to contribute $1,000 to Sam Steele Days 50th Anniversary Celebration. The community festival is an opportunity for area residents and tourists to participate in unique activities and events over four days, June 19-22. Sam Steele Days … > Read More

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