Tag Archives: East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Four arrested after large fight in local park

Four persons were arrested and five taken to hospital after a large fight in a Cranbrook park on May 15. Cranbrook RCMP attended the fight at approximately 2:40 a.m. and located five individuals suffering from various injuries.  All five were transported … > Read More

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Rotary Club of Cranbrook warms up ICU

East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) is proud to acknowledge the generous donation of $6,160 from Rotary to purchase a blanket warmer for the new ICU. Something as simple as a warm, soft blanket can be the difference between a … > Read More

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IHCA warmly thanked by EKFH

Letter to the Editor On behalf of the East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH), we would like to recognize and congratulate the Invermere Health Care Auxiliary (IHCA) for the recent and very significant donation of $50,000 for health care equipment … > Read More

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Celebrating Nurses Week in the East Kootenay

Letter to the Editor National Nursing Week was May 11-17. This year’s theme is ‘Nurses: with you every step of the way.’ What comes to your mind when you think of a nurse? Do you know what nurses do? Interior Health employs … > Read More

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Sand Creek Lions provide $500 for ICU

Jaffray may be a small community but it’s making a big impact on health care specifically the East Kootenay Regional Hospital ICU Redevelopment project. The 20 member Zone E-6 Lions Club has been in service since 1958 and conduct several … > Read More

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It takes a village

By Brenda Ann Babinski “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Brooks Adams Mount Baker Wild Theatre’s spring musical production of the Drowsy Chaperone opened May 7 at the Key City Theatre. For those … > Read More

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IHCA makes impact with $50,000 to ICU

Just a few short months ago the Invermere Health Care Auxiliary (IHCA) moved their Thrift Shop to a new location in downtown Invermere.  Since then the results of that decision have been a huge rise in sales and a continued … > Read More

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ICU project progressing as planned: IH

Progress continues on a new intensive care unit (ICU) and major electric upgrades to East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) in Cranbrook. The new building structure for the ICU and electrical equipment is complete and the walls and windows have been … > Read More

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Fund started to help burn survivor

Friends of a Gold Creek woman badly burned in a fire last week have established a fund to help her family through this medical crisis. The Tammy McDonald Medical Fund was begun late last week as Tammy was being treated for … > Read More

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$1,000 to ICU from Sand Creek Lady Lions

This past week East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) had the honour to visit with the members of the Sand Creek Lady Lions in Jaffray to accept a gift of $1,000 for the ICU Redevelopment Capital Campaign. This is the … > Read More

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