Tag Archives: East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Club seeks support for Rotary Auction

The Rotary Club of Cranbrook is holding its annual Rotary Auction May 21 and 22 and is currently seeking support from the business community. “This is a service project in support of local and International Rotary projects and one of … > Read More

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March Mayor’s update

By Mayor Mary Giuliano Fresh snow has covered potholes and broken pavement caused by extreme weather fluctuations also resulting in flooding throughout the city. Crews did their best to clear the ice off the 1,200 catch basin drains as quickly … > Read More

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Giuliano pushes for improvement to MRI access

Cold or heat and a complete lack of privacy while people are decked out in in-patient apparel while accessing and leaving the mobile MRI unit has spurred City of Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano to seek some improvements. In a recent … > Read More

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Quick responses save Invermere man caught in avalanche

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac On March 6 Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment was made aware of an avalanche at Paradise Basin near Panorama Mountain Resort, that buried a 40-year-old male from Invermere who was in the process … > Read More

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Arrest made after stabbing

A 26-year-old male is in custody after a stabbing that took place in Cranbrook on March 7. Police were alerted to a male who had been dropped off at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital with serious stab wounds. Police worked … > Read More

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Hospital stay couldn’t have been better

Letter to the Editor I recently spent some time in the East Kootenay Regional Hospital and I would just like to tell everyone about the great treatment I had while there, both in the emergency department and on the ward. … > Read More

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IH issues tender for EKRH ICU/electrical project

Interior Health (IH) took another big step towards East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s new intensive care unit and upgraded electrical system today when it released the tender for a general contractor for the project. “I’m pleased to see a project that … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

… About the B.C. Budget By Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett 1. This is B.C.’s second consecutive balanced budget, ensuring that B.C. will remain an attractive place for investors who create jobs in mining, forestry, oil and gas and tourism. … > Read More

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No increases in KERHD budget

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District (KERHD) has adopted its annual budget for 2014, and it includes some good news for taxpayers. The total budget is $8,740,419, which includes new approvals for $499,936 in capital expenditures and $5,882,642 for the … > Read More

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EKFH blessed with $130,699 for Starlite Campaign

When the East Kootenay Foundation for Health launched its sixth annual Starlite Campaign the focus on fundraising was to support and strengthen health initiatives in the East Kootenay. Now as the campaign closes the unbelievable generosity of people living in … > Read More

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