Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

Wilkie eager to start another term

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area G voters can stay home Nov. 15. Because no one opted to run against incumbent director Gerry Wilkie, the Edgewater resident will begin his third term in office in mid November. “I … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 39 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. DUI for Windermere resident At 1:35 a.m. on Oct. 11, Columbia Valley RCMP stopped a 1994 … > Read More

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Celebrating Health Care Phantom visits Radium

The second annual Celebrating Health Care Phantom Campaign kicked off in the Columbia Valley on September 1 and continues through to October 31. The donation drive, a joint partnership between Kootenay Savings and the East Kootenay Foundation for Health, is … > Read More

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Three electoral area directors acclaimed

A number of potential Electoral Area election battles in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) were nullified at the close of the Oct. 10 nomination deadline for the upcoming Nov. 15 local election. Acclaimed in the RDEK were Electoral Area … > Read More

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The terrible foundation of negligence

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The road to the upper Jumbo Creek Valley is your typical logging road. It is 55 km from Invermere to the Jumbo Glacier Resort site, with the first 18 kms a somewhat maintained paved stretch … > 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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Mother Nature bars cement trucks from Jumbo

Mother Nature got in the way of a day of cement pouring at Jumbo Glacier Resort Oct. 4 when the first of a reported 15 cement trucks became stuck near the proposed village site, 55 km west of Invermere. The … > Read More

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Conservation group to focus on iconic Canadian nature

Nature Conservancy of Canada to protect habitat for 25% of Canada’s species at risk The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is aiming to conserve Canada’s most iconic landscapes before they are lost or transformed by human development. The Nature Conservancy … > Read More

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Local government election information for candidates

November 15 is election day in B.C. for municipalities, regional districts and school districts. Nominations for Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area Director Nomination packages are available at the Cranbrook and Columbia Valley RDEK offices until 4 p.m., … > Read More

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