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Tradition of giving lives at Rocky Mountain Diesel

It’s become a tradition for almost a decade, the gesture of saying thanks to their staff and customers by illuminating stars at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital. Rocky Mountain Diesel and Collision and the Thom family have been a part … > Read More

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Hospital upgrade project progressing

Progress continues on a new intensive care unit (ICU) and major electric upgrades to East Kootenay Regional Hospital. The new building structure is complete and work has moved to putting on the roof and constructing the exterior walls.  Major equipment … > Read More

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Hospital mortality rates decreasing

Recent data from the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) shows a decrease in unexpected hospital deaths in all B.C. health authorities. CIHI uses a measure called Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio (HSMR) to compare a hospital’s in-patient mortality rate with … > Read More

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KHCA provides $40,000 leadership gift

The Kimberley Health Care Auxiliary continues to show its commitment to the regional hospital with a third leadership gift for the East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. In 2013, the KHCA and its members made an unprecedented gift of … > Read More

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Outpouring of support continues

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) second annual Phantom Celebrating Health Care Campaign wrapped up on October 31 and the outpouring of support from individuals and businesses continues to amaze, with $12,000 being raised! The charitable campaign, which debuted … > Read More

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Disfiguring injury at concert

East Kootenay Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week, for December 2 On April 25, 2014, Cranbrook RCMP received a call of a 21-year-old male being attended to at the emergency ward at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital as a result … > Read More

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Seventh Starlite Campaign commences Friday

“The brightest stars are those who shine for the benefit of others…” East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) signature holiday fundraiser, the Starlite Campaign, is preparing for the annual lighting of stars atop the roofline of the East Kootenay Regional … > Read More

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NAPA remembers John Dixon with gift to EKFH

East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) is weeks away from the launch of the 2014 Starlite Campaign and recently the foundation received one of its most precious Starlite Gifts. A few months ago franchise owners and managers from NAPA Auto … > Read More

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Cranbrook Pest Control helps Starlite Campaign

Cornelius Murphy of Cranbrook Pest Control shares a huge smile while presenting East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) Donna Grainger with a $500 gift for the 2014 Starlite Campaign. The donation will not only go a long way to help … > Read More

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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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