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Legion provides $10,000 for Endoscopy Clinic

The Royal Canadian Legion Cranbrook District Branch No. 24 continues to support East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) and the regional healthcare needs of our community with a $10,000 donation towards the purchase of a colonoscope for the Endoscopy Clinic … > Read More

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Distraught person taken into custody

On March 28, around 9 p.m., Cranbrook RCMP received a call of a suicidal 21-year-old person. The RCMP was advised that the person was in possession of knives and was threatening to harm themselves and police if they attended. Police … > Read More

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Tim Hortons all smiles with gift to EKRH

It was all smiles at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital last week when Matt Gareau, owner of Tim Hortons outlets in Cranbrook and his management team joined members of the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary and East Kootenay Foundation for Health … > Read More

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Legion provides $5,000 for Endoscopy Clinic

It’s another great day for East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) and regional health care thanks to a very generous donation from the Royal Canadian Legion Windermere District Branch No. 71. The $5,000 gift from the 200-plus member strong service … > Read More

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TD Bank provides $5,000 for Diagnostic Imaging

TD Bank generously provided $5,000 to support the ongoing needs of the diagnostic imaging program at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital. East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) executive director Cassandra Schwarz and Theresa Larson (Vice-Chair, Board of Directors) had the … > Read More

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IH centralizing laundry services

Interior Health’s (IH) Board of Directors announced March 1 that it has reached a 20-year agreement with Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service Inc. to provide the majority of linen and laundry services through a centralized Okanagan-based facility, supported by regional distribution … > Read More

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Two great characters head to retirement

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb The life of a journalist involves a myriad of journeys into the ‘all-sorts’ box of community characters and leaders. We meet all the movers and shakers, the leaders, wannabe leaders, the famous, wannabe famous and, … > Read More

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$10,000 from the heart for the heart

The Invermere Health Care Auxiliary (IHCA) and its volunteers continue to show their commitment and dedication to health care not just for the Columbia Valley but support for regional care through its latest donation. IHCA President Paige Ukass and JoAnne … > Read More

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ICU project shows what can be accomplished

e-KNOW Editorial It’s amazing what can happen when people work together. When partisanship is forgotten by a common goal being sought, humans succeed and achieve species defining goals – things that always outweigh the trivialities of personal quirks and tastes. … > Read More

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The love of a family gives back

Although East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) Starlite Campaign closed at the end of January, it was Valentine’s Day that brought together the love of a family to take a family photo to recognize its Starlite gift given in December. … > Read More

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