Tag Archives: District of Sparwood Mayor Lois Halko

Home Based Business regs moved forward

Proposed changes to the regulation of home based businesses in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) – a topic of some feverish discussion the past half a year – will be considered in bylaw form this October. The decision … > Read More

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RDEK not impressed with IH regarding Wasa flooding

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors are not impressed with the Interior Health Authorities (IH) lack of presence during the recent flooding crisis at Wasa. The board voted unanimously July 5 to back a motion made … > Read More

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Crossroads abattoir proposal clears major hurdle

The establishment of an abattoir near the Invermere crossroads took a step forward May 3 when the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors voted against the weight of public sentiment and the wishes of the local director. … > Read More

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Transportation Minister praises CPR, Teck for aiding B.C.’s economy

The Elk Valley remains a vital cog in British Columbia’s and Canada’s economy. That was one of the messages delivered in Sparwood by B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Blair Lekstrom, July 25, following a tour of the Fording River … > Read More

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