Tag Archives: East Kootenay

Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups a first

East Kootenay residents will be able to rid their garages, laundry rooms and basements of those unwanted, unused and hard-to-get-rid-of household hazardous wastes at the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups. “There are all … > Read More

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Preventing suicide through community and connection

Approximately 11 Canadians will end their lives by suicide today. Each year suicide claims the lives of more than 3,500 people in Canada. Here in B.C. we lose an average of 501 people a year due to suicide. The effects … > Read More

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August in the East Kootenay

What a month! As evident from this scant collection of images, we weren’t exactly prolific with our cameras in August 2014. It wasn’t due to a lack of interest; it was all about life happening. Quickly, August was all about … > Read More

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DOA playing the Byng Oct. 28

Vancouver’s hardcore-punk legends DOA are returning to Cranbrook to torch the beloved stage at Pete Durning‘s The Legendary Byng Roadhouse! Thrill to the sonic and visual marvels of the one and only Joe Keithley (aka Joey Shithead), still bashing out … > Read More

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Area restriction order amended

An area restriction order that’s been in effect near fires burning in areas west of Elkford is being amended, effective August 28, to increase public access to those areas and reopen some forest service roads. No structures or communities are … > Read More

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East Kootenay Energy Diet encore

The East Kootenay Energy Diet has been officially launched for another year! The East Kootenay Energy Diet (EKED) is a program that helps residents of the East Kootenay save energy, emissions and money through home renovations. Homeowners in the East … > Read More

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CFUW Cranbrook Club open to new members

With an interesting line-up of activities and speakers again this year at our monthly meetings, members of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Cranbrook Club want to remind all area women that they are welcome to join the club … > Read More

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Social media communication takeover continues

e-KNOW Editorial We salute the City of Cranbrook for finally getting into using social media, in this case Facebook, for helping get the word out to residents about emergency need-to-know information and other city news. Not only is social media … > Read More

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Ogilvie remembered as local government legend

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Jim Ogilvie was the man. Way back in 1991 when I covered my first Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting, I noticed two things; then District of Sparwood Mayor Toto Miller was a … > Read More

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Jim Ogilvie passes away

The longest serving local politician in the history of the East Kootenay and one of the longest in B.C.’s history died Sunday in Kimberley. Former long-time City of Kimberley mayor and Regional District of East Kootenay director Jim Ogilvie died … > Read More

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