Tag Archives: East Kootenay

Heavy rain and thunderstorms forecast

Environment Canada has issued a ‘special weather statement’ for the East Kootenay, for the Kootenay/Columbia Valley area between Invermere and Cranbrook, as well as through the Elk Valley. There is potential for 25 to 50 mm of rain with thunderstorms … > Read More

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Pathways to Home Community Program gets Starlite funds

This week the Pathways to Home Community Program received some much-needed pieces of equipment thanks to donors that supported East Kootenay Foundation for Health and the 2013 Starlite Campaign. The 2013 Starlite Campaign encouraged donors to make an unrestricted donation … > Read More

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Dangerous aquatic hitchhikers

The pristine lakes, rivers and wetlands of the East Kootenay play a vital role in our identity. The wellbeing of our people is closely tied to the health of our natural environment. We depend on it, and it depends on … > Read More

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High fire danger locally; report any smoke and fire

Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services is asking the public to use extreme caution in any forest activities in and around the city including things like backcountry recreation with motorcycles and ATVs, campfires, fireworks and even smoking. With these current conditions … > Read More

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Hats On – Thanks to Telus Community Ambassadors

Normally when we celebrate something exciting we say “Hats Off to ___” but in this case it’s “Hats On – thanks to the Telus Community Ambassadors.” When East Kootenay Foundation for Health received a request for more chemotherapy hats and … > Read More

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Kootenay lad heading to top of Hockey Canada heap

The East Kootenay’s pre-eminent hockey mind has been chosen to replace Bob Nicholson as head of Hockey Canada. TSN is reporting that former NHL head coach and recent Detroit Red Wings assistant coach Tom Renney will be announced as Hockey … > Read More

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Golden Life video will make you ‘Happy’

A new musical video using Pharrell Williams’ song ‘Happy’ has been released on YouTube by Golden Life Mangement Corp., featuring residents and staff from its 12 seniors’ villages, including four in the East Kootenay. Posted on July 10, the aptly-titled … > Read More

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Cranbrook welcomes Dr. Karen Fordham to community

In late July, family physician Dr. Karen Fordham will join Cranbrook’s medical community, marking the first success of Cranbrook’s new community-based family physician recruitment task force. Dr. Fordham toured the community in May and her visit was the task force’s … > Read More

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June in the East Kootenay

June is the busiest month of the year for us at e-KNOW. Thankfully, we didn’t have the flooding in the region that has occurred the past two years, events that forced us out and about more in June. Though there … > Read More

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e-KNOW three today

Three years ago today I uploaded the first story onto East Kootenay News Online Weekly (e-KNOW), an introductory column detailing the W5 of our online-only newspaper. When I hit ‘publish,’ e-KNOW came live for a readership of a few dozen … > Read More

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