Tag Archives: Canal Flats

Zamboni Challenge finalists announced

East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC) has partnered with the Kootenay ICE and the City of Cranbrook to find the most skilled Zamboni driver in the region. On Friday, March 13 the winner will be determined at the final EKC’s … > Read More

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Hunt on for rare rock after meteorites fall

University of Calgary geoscience professor asking for the public’s help A month after a spectacular fireball December 20, 2014, over the Rocky Mountains, University of Calgary researcher Alan Hildebrand is on a quest for rare meteorites. In the early morning … > Read More

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Calgary researcher seeks info on meteor

A University of Calgary research assistant has a question for East Kootenay sky watchers. Lincoln Hanton contacted e-KNOW with the question: “Back on Dec. 20 in the very early morning, there was a meteor that fell just east of Canal … > Read More

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Rockies hockey coming to Canal Flats

The Columbia Valley Rockies are delighted and privileged to be bringing Kootenay International Junior 
Hockey League action to Canal Flats Arena this Sunday, January 18. Canal Flats players, Seth Bjorkman (#19) and Kellen Marchand (#10) join the rest of their … > Read More

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United Way supports food banks

United Way East Kootenay distributed $4,400 in December to East Kootenay Food Banks in Sparwood, Kimberley, Elkford, Canal Flats and Cranbrook. Pictured are presentations to Food Bank volunteers by Finning Sparwood staff and United Way representatives. United Way East Kootenay

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Suspect identified in theft from hotel

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 1 p.m. on Jan. 8, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of theft of money from the Best Western Hotel in Invermere. A suspect has been identified and the investigation … > Read More

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Foundation completes 13th round of grants

The Columbia Valley Community Foundation awarded a total of $30,486 in community grants to 10 charities for 11 projects on December 17. The grants partially fund a significant array of contributions that hardworking organizations deliver to the Columbia Valley; the … > Read More

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Crime rate still dropping in valley

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac I will soon be reporting to all mayors and councils as well as First Nation chiefs and councils with a yearend report for 2014. I will, however, leak some information to you … > Read More

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2014 in the East Kootenay – Part Two

July to December One of the things I love the most about living in the East Kootenay is the abundant potential for photographic fun; whether scenery, people, events or the quirky ephemera of day-to-day existence in this beautiful region. The … > Read More

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EK teams face-off in Spokane tourney final

The Cranbrook Atom B Royals won four straight games in the recent Squirt Winterfest Tournament in Spokane, Wash. The Royals defeated teams from Tacoma, Spokane and Nelson before facing Fernie in the gold medal game. After dropping an early 3-1 … > Read More

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