Tag Archives: East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Hospital District bids farewell to Kettle

Election time is when some new leaders assume the mantle of civic responsibility. It is also a time when some established leaders say good-bye. And sometimes, it is when a giant takes leave, such as the case of the retiring … > Read More

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ICU project proceeding well

A new intensive care unit (ICU) for patients across the region is now rising above the excavated area at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. The building structure is proceeding well and the roof slab has just been completed. Masonry and … > Read More

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Clients benefit from previous Starlite Campaign

East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) Starlite Campaign is preparing for its seventh annual appearance later this month. In the meantime, many health care departments have started to receive pieces of equipment secured from donations from the 2013 campaign. One … > Read More

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Strong advance polls lead to Nov. 15 election

The 2014 Kimberley Municipal Election had another successful turnout of eligible electors registering their vote at Centennial Centre on Wednesday (Nov. 12). A total of 484 ballots were cast at the second Advance Voting Opportunity, bringing the current total to … > Read More

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Overall advance voter numbers up

There was another great turnout for the third and final advance poll Wednesday in the 2014 municipal election in Cranbrook, where 819 registered and new voters cast their ballots. To date 2,038 advance votes have been cast compared to 1,593 … > Read More

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Police seek witnesses to Highway 95A crash

Kimberley RCMP is seeking witnesses or information regarding a crash that took place Saturday afternoon, Nov. 8 on Highway 95A near Wycliffe Park Road. A black or dark coloured four door domestic vehicle failed to yield the right-of-way coming onto … > Read More

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Election interest remains higher

It was another brisk day of advance voting in Cranbrook on Thursday – the second of three advance poll dates for the 2014 Municipal Election, where 506 registered and new voters cast their ballots. Add that to the record breaking … > Read More

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Second Star a BMO Halloween Treat

The managers and staff at the Cranbrook BMO Bank of Montreal had a little extra fun this Halloween when Mary Quinn, BMO Branch Manager, asked EKFH’s Donna Grainger to drop into the branch for a costume filled visit. The financial … > Read More

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SAR end woman’s ordeal near Meachen Falls

On Sunday, Nov 2, Kimberley Search and Rescue (SAR) successfully performed a technical rope rescue of a woman who had fallen into the creek while hiking near Meachen Falls. The woman had been out the day before for a walk … > Read More

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Advance voting begins Wednesday

Advance polls open this week for voters in the City of Cranbrook. The first two advance polls are Wednesday, November 5 and Thursday Nov., 6 from 8 a.m to 8 p.m. at the Senior’s Centre at 125-17th Avenue South. The … > Read More

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