Tag Archives: East Kootenay

Severe thunderstorm watch
 on for EK

A severe thunderstorm watch is underway for much of the East Kootenay, Environment Canada announced this morning (August 20). The severe thunderstorm watch for is on for the Cranbrook and Elk Valley portions of the East Kootenay, as well as … > Read More

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Diabetes Wellness Center receives $2,100 Glucose Monitor

Proceeds from East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s 2013 Starlite Campaign continues to make a difference in community care programs throughout the region. The most recent equipment purchase is a $2,100 ISO 2 continuous glucose monitor for the regional Diabetes Wellness … > Read More

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Call out to internet service providers serving the basin

Columbia Basin Trust is reaching out to identify small-to-medium-sized local and regional Internet service providers (ISPs) that are interested in expanding connectivity and/or upgrading existing infrastructure to meet new federal standards for broadband in the Columbia Basin and Boundary regions. … > Read More

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Why to advertise online

With the increasing use of digital devices and access to information on the Internet, people are ever-more turning to online sources for their information gathering including, news stories, shopping, phone numbers and addresses, and connecting to their social media channels. … > Read More

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July in the East Kootenay

Hands up if you were one of the people who swore at the heat in July. I was. It sure was a scorcher and awesome if you have air conditioning or could escape to your favourite lake, creek or river. … > Read More

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Fire Centre responds to 84 fires in a week

In the past week, the Southeast Fire Centre has responded to 84 new lightning-caused fires. The vast majority of these fires have been small, and many are already contained. Currently, there are two wildfires of note in the Southeast Fire … > Read More

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ICE retool sales and PR

Jeff Chynoweth, General Manager of the Kootenay ICE, August 6 announced the club has hired Chris Wahl as the new Director of Sales & Public Relations. Wahl replaces Kaytee Wheaton who resigned last month to take a position with Royal … > Read More

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Teachers in tough come September

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb In one month we will begin to learn exactly how committed members of the B.C. Teachers Federation (BCTF) are in their bid to wrest more bucks from the B.C. government. Finance Minister Mike de Jong’s … > Read More

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New FM station approved for the East Kootenay

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today (July 29) approved an application by Alberta-based Clear Sky Radio Inc. for a new FM radio station to serve the East Kootenay. The station, to be known as Summit 107, will serve … > Read More

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Local Food in the Kitchen Workshops teach food preservation

This summer and fall, the Local Food in the Kitchen workshops series will show locals how to preserve seasonal food from the peak of the harvest for the long Kootenay winter. “There is plenty of local food available in the East Kootenay,” … > Read More

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