Tag Archives: East Kootenay

Ghost Train arriving at Fort Steele

The East Kootenay’s largest and best known heritage site is going to be visited by a Ghost Train in time for Halloween. The Ghost Train will roll Thursday, Oct. 30, Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1 at Fort Steele … > Read More

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United Way changes name to reflect coverage area

The United Way came to the East Kootenay approximately 65 years ago when a United Appeal was formed in Kimberley and then 45 years ago, when another was established in Cranbrook. In order to more accurately reflect United Way Canada’s … > Read More

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Enforceable water quality standards needed

Letter to the Editor Selenium poisoning of fish in the Elk River has been a hot topic in the East Kootenay for at least a decade. It’s now grabbed national and international attention, with recent articles pointing out the severe … > Read More

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Look Outside September winners

Here are the winners for the Look Outside photo contest for September. Julie Brannigan (Lead image) “Sarah’s obvious joy makes this photo one of my all-time favourites. Our family spends summers floating East Kootenay rivers with my raft-guide husband at … > Read More

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Barbara Kingsolver informs my world

Book Review By Derryll White Kingsolver, Barbara (1993). Pigs In Heaven. New or old, it is always a delight to open a Barbara Kingsolver book. I never know where she may take me but, novel or essay, I always trust … > Read More

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Trust help spurs Rent to East Kootenay

After a successful run of the production of Rent at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson in March, Elephant Mountain Music Theatre is honoured to receive a Columbia Basin Trust grant to tour the show in the East Kootenay. Based out … > Read More

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Hwy 3 and 93 on top 10 list for collisions with wildlife

The two main highways running through the East Kootenay, Highway 3 (3/93 and 3/95) and Highway 93/95 are on a Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) top 10 list – for most wildlife collisions. Drivers are advised to watch out … > Read More

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Headbanger Festival returns to Radium

The Village of Radium Hot Springs is the epi-centre for headbanging in the East Kootenay. With a Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep herd numbering about 200 plus ewes and rams, the village and surrounding area is one of the best places … > Read More

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30th Artisan Bazaar ready for Nov. 8

Over 30 East Kootenay Artisans will be displaying their homemade products for sale at the 30th annual Christmas Craft Bazaar on Saturday, November 8. “We are very pleased with the positive response we had this year from “new-to-us” and former crafters,” … > Read More

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How to attract investors to your business

Experienced investor Mike Volker to give workshops in Sparwood and Cranbrook In business, money fuels growth. If you have business idea you think could work, you need money to launch it. If your business is at a stage that you … > Read More

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