Tag Archives: East Kootenay

Fix your credit while driving

Since the crash of 2008, bad credit has been somewhat of a rage. Canadians, like Americans, carry enormous debt loads and many of them are hobbled by bad credit, which hampers one’s ability to seek financial help for large financial … > Read More

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Call for nominations: CKCA steering committee

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts, culture and heritage community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee. The CKCA is a representative body of the arts, culture and heritage communities across the … > Read More

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January in the East Kootenay

January happened, right? We didn’t leap from Christmas to February via some winter dodging miracle? It seems so long ago now that we’ve had a warmer than normal February (so far), when we were keeping warm by a roaring fire, … > Read More

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College’s first Degree Program seeing success

Since College of the Rockies introduced the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA): Sustainable Business Practices program, it has seen many successes. Nine students have graduated in the last three years and all of them have found employment in related occupations. … > Read More

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EKFH releases first ICU funding confirmation

On October 6, 2014 East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) took on the opportunity for a fundraising campaign to purchase essential equipment for the East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s new intensive care unit. The 17-month, $1 million dollar campaign launched immediately … > Read More

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BCAC grants help arts and history

More than $6.9 million is being provided to 277 artists, museums and arts organizations in 97 British Columbia communities as part of the latest round of successful BC Arts Council (BCAC) grant adjudications. The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural … > Read More

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Resorts still open top to bottom

Despite recent warm and rainy weather that has washed away much of the snow from East Kootenay communities the past couple of weeks, the skiing and snowboarding season continues full speed ahead. The East Kootenay’s three major ski resorts – Fernie Alpine … > Read More

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Vegetable bean soup earns Chef Schiller a win

Day two of Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge features two hearty soups and a packed house of happy guests It was a perfect match up: two chefs with philanthropic hearts from restaurants that specialize in home-cooked classic comfort foods. They … > Read More

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Royals roll to gold in Golden

The Cranbrook Atom B Royals snagged first place over the weekend in the Golden Atom Rockets Tournament. The Royals went undefeated through four games facing teams from Banff, St. Albert, Bow Valley and Invermere to advance to the gold medal … > Read More

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Kimberley SAR only team recognized by city

Letter to the Editor Kimberley Search and Rescue is fully operational and insured, contrary to the report published by the Kimberley Bulletin on February 12. Emergency Management British Columbia has reviewed all documentation and continues to recognize the Kimberley Search … > Read More

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