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Let there be light

By Brenda Ann Babinski The Kimberley Curling Club will be shining a bit brighter when it is opened to the public the third week in October this year. At the City of Kimberley council meeting August 24, council voted to contribute … > Read More

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Still time to catch a few rays

By Brenda Ann Babinski Did you miss out on the SunMine tours? You are not alone. During the August 10 City of Kimberley council meeting several members of the community, as well as council, offered rave reviews of the tours … > Read More

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BC Hydro boosts Fernie’s mine rescue competition

BC Hydro is pleased to contribute $5,600 to support the City of Fernie in hosting the National Western Region Mine Rescue Competition. As well as a donation to the organizing committee, BC Hydro contributed gifts for competitors at the event, … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the August 10 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. BYLAWS 1.1 Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2231, 2014, Amendment No. 3, Bylaw No. 2272, 2014 & Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment No. … > Read More

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34 new trees for Moir Park

Moir Park in Cranbrook has a leafy new look, after 34 trees were planted at the park in July. BC Hydro and the City of Cranbrook partnered for the sixth consecutive year on this valuable tree-planting initiative. BC Hydro contributed … > Read More

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Volunteers key to Rails-to-Trails

By Chris Newel Have you walked, run, rode or rollerbladed on the Northstar Rails-to-Trails? If so you are one of the 25,000-30,000 who do every year. The trail is popular attraction in the East Kootenay, which was officially opened in … > Read More

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Planned power outage early this morning

Sparwood residents should be advised that a planned power outage for Sparwood on July 28 from 2 to 8 a.m. BC Hydro is making electrical system improvements in Sparwood and regrets any inconvenience this may cause to customers but will … > Read More

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Kimberley’s SunMine powers up

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A touch of irony, plenty of thanks all-around and some good humour highlighted the official launch of SunMine today (July 27). On a cloudy and slightly rainy day in the sunniest city in British Columbia, the switch … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown of what occurred during the July 13 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 Development Variance Permit No. DVPA-373    Council authorized the issuance of Development Variance Permit No. DVP- 373 … > Read More

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SunMine generating electricity

Following the successful installation of the power distribution transformer and the electrical interconnection protections equipment in early June, electrons have been flowing into Teck’s Stiles Substation daily for several weeks. As part of BC Hydro’s multi-stage verification process, SunMine recently … > Read More

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