Tag Archives: East Kootenay

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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Lions’ Club Walk-a-thon nets $8,675 

Individually they make notable contributions to the communities they live in but together the prowess of the Lions Clubs of Windermere District, Fairmont, Wasa Lake and Golden (Zone E10) is remarkable. Recently the four clubs joined together to create the … > Read More

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JCI to host All Candidates Forum Oct. 29

Wednesday, October 29 meet the local candidates vying for your support at Cranbrook’s All Candidates Forum. Proudly sponsored by JCI Kootenay, this event is an opportunity for all Cranbrook citizens to ask the questions important to them and hear from … > Read More

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School district candidates set

Voters in the East Kootenay have a full slate of candidates from which to select the School Board of Trustees for School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) and School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) during the Nov. 15 civic and … > Read More

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A book all EK residents might find rewarding

Book Review By Derryll White Sombrowski, Gordon (2011). What Echo Heard. Right off I have to say that I am pleased that Oolichan Books is finally bringing some new B.C. Interior authors forward. When the press was purchased and moved … > Read More

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Cranbrook Habitat Project gets major contribution

The first East Kootenay Habitat for Humanity home, located on Slater Road in Cranbrook, is nearing completion and one of the major contributors to the project has been Salvador Ready Mix Concrete LP, a subsidiary of The Mainroad Group since … > Read More

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Yellow Flag Iris removal project held at Skookumchuck

On Sunday, September 21 the East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council (EKIPC) hosted an event in Skookumchuck to remove an aquatic invasive plant – the yellow flag iris. Although this large iris is beautiful when in flower, it threatens aquatic ecosystems … > Read More

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