Tag Archives: Columbia Lake

Camping in comfort with no hassle

We pulled into the camping site in Kimberley’s Riverside Campground to find a tidy, prepared spot with a travel trailer complete with master bedroom and slide, ready to not roll. All we had to do was pull our gear from the … > Read More

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Bella Vista expansion heads to public hearing

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A large development proposal aimed at affordability and toward locals, west of Columere Park, received initial support by the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors May 2. The board unanimously passed the first two … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Elko Well Pump Upgrade The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Feb. 14 approved $42,000 in Community Works Funding for the Elko Well Upgrade Project. The project, which will take place as part of regularly scheduled maintenance … > Read More

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Time for the vice squad

Letter to the Editor Theodore Roosevelt wrote: “A typical vice of politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues” and judging from Mr. Norm Macdonald’s latest letter to the editor it would seem we are in need … > Read More

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Local Conservation Fund helped preserve Lot 48

The conservation of District Lot 48, located on the undeveloped eastern side of Columbia Lake, is hailed as the finest example of multi-faceted cooperation when it comes to conservation in the East Kootenay’s recent history. It took about two decades … > Read More

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Local Conservation Fund benefits Thunder Hill Ranch and area

Thunder Hill Ranch Ecosystem Restoration Project In 2004, Thunder Hill Ranch owner Brian McKersie welcomed the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) onto his large ranch, located alongside Columbia Lake north of Canal Flats, making the Thunder Hill Ranch Ecosystem Restoration … > Read More

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CV Conservation Program finalist for Land Award

The Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund has been named as a Finalist for the Real Estate Foundation of BC’s fourth annual Land Awards Gala. “To have the Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund recognized on … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Lot 48 officially designated a conservation property The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors July 5 unanimously adopted Bylaws No. 2471 and 2472 amending the Fairmont Hot Springs Area OCP and the Upper Columbia Valley Zoning Bylaw … > Read More

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Region weathers second day of flooding

Today (June 21), e-KNOW toured the Elk Valley, photographing the flooding and damages and recording this momentous point in our time. Please see our photo gallery below. Many hundreds of exhausted East Kootenay residents hit the hay this evening – … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Application to be submitted for fuel treatments B.A. Blackwell and Associates Ltd. will submit an application to the Union of BC Municipalities for funding to complete operational fuel treatments in the Baynes Lake area. If funding is received, the project … > Read More

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