Tag Archives: Canal Flats

The 10 commandments of local office

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Hello candidates for municipal, Regional District of East Kootenay and school district office. Are you nervous yet? You should be. There is only one month to go before the Nov. 15 civic elections. The forums … > Read More

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Thanksgiving rescue goes global

When the call came in on Saturday morning from Invermere, Smithers-based wildlife rescue and rehabilitation volunteers knew that their Thanksgiving plans just got derailed. Little did they know that this rescue would turn out so much more than saving two … > Read More

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School district candidates set

Voters in the East Kootenay have a full slate of candidates from which to select the School Board of Trustees for School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) and School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) during the Nov. 15 civic and … > Read More

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Full election for Canal Flats residents

Village of Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras is being challenged by Coun. Dean Midyette in the Nov. 15 municipal election. In addition to having a mayoral election, Canal Flats voters will have six candidates from which to select four council … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Attempted theft from shed At 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 1 the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of an attempted theft from a shed on Hewitt Road in Edgewater. Any suspicious activity observed in the area … > Read More

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Community Foundation opens 13th round of grants

The Columbia Valley Community Foundation’s 2014 Community Granting program will be open for applications from October 1 to October 31. The Foundation enables donors to grant to the widest possible range of charitable organizations and initiatives. Our vision is to … > Read More

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Juras seeks re-election as Canal Flats mayor

Ute Juras announced Oct. 4 that she is seeking re-election as Mayor of the Village of Canal Flats in the Nov. 15 municipal election. “Canal Flats celebrated its tenth year of incorporation this year and I have had the honour … > Read More

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New manager at Blue Lake Centre

You may recognize the new face taking the lead at Blue Lake Centre. Todd Hebert has returned to Blue Lake as Executive Director after an 11-year hiatus. Hebert was Executive Director from 1987 until 2003. During his time at Blue … > Read More

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Important open house in Canal Flats

The Village of Canal Flats is undergoing a planning process to assess commercial and industrial development, use of former golf course lands, visual/aesthetic improvements of the village’s entrances and design of the downtown. An open house will be held on … > Read More

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Area Restriction Order rescinded

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Southeast Fire Centre announced today that effective at 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, the area restriction order in place for a group of fires west of Elkford and east of … > Read More

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