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COTR gets $843,000 for training equipment

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW College of the Rockies (COTR) is getting the biggest piece of a provincial government post-secondary funding pie. COTR is receiving $843,000 toward the purchase of new training equipment, including two L3 Mobile Truck Driving Training simulators … > Read More

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Trip to the Trilobite Quarry

College of the Rockies’ Introduction to Historical Geology students, including Mark Lee (pictured), got out of the classroom and took part in some hands-on learning during a field trip to the Fort Steele Trilobite Quarry. The trip followed on the heels … > Read More

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College offers health care assistant program

College of the Rockies will be offering the Health Care Assistant program at the Creston campus thanks to $118,000 in funding from the Ministry of Advanced Education. The Health Care Assistant program is a 27-week program that provides students with … > Read More

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It’s game on at Sam Steele Days 2016

Like a baker’s dozen (13) there’s a sports six pack (seven) about to be unleashed during the upcoming Sam Steele Days community festival this June. Join yours or cheer them on! It’s a choice between ‘No Fun’, ‘Some Fun’ or … > Read More

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Elko firefighters respond to first fire call

Members of the Elko Fire Department responded to their first fire call over the weekend. “We had a small grass fire in the Burton Lake Estates area,” reported Elk Valley & South Country Rural Fire Service Chief Dave Boreen. “This … > Read More

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Big Island travelogue April 6

On Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at the College of the Rockies Lecture Theatre, the GoGo Granny’s are presenting a travelogue with Allister Pedersen – Hawaii-The Big Island. Hawaii, the Big Island, is a mecca of diversity. From the cold snow-capped … > Read More

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Toastmasters clubs welcome new members

Toastmasters International is known for its educational programs that train individuals to be better communicators and better leaders. Learn by doing at a Toastmasters meeting where you will practice impromptu speaking through Table Topics and you will practice communication skills … > Read More

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Utah travelogue April 14

The Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library will be hosting a Utah Travelogue at the College of the Rockies Lecture Theatre at 7 p.m. April 14. Join Allister and Denise Pedersen as they travel from the magnificent Mormon Temples in … > Read More

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COTR hosting First Nations leader Arthur Manuel

College of the Rockies will host Arthur Manuel on Thursday, April 7 for a discussion on Decolonization, Reconciliation and New Directions. The talk, the latest in the college’s Indigenous Speaker Series, is sponsored by the College of the Rockies Faculty … > Read More

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Transfer agreement signed with Capilano

Representatives from College of the Rockies and Capilano University signed a new Business Administration block transfer agreement on Monday, March 21. The agreement provides an additional option for College of the Rockies Business students to complete a Bachelor’s degree and … > Read More

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