Tag Archives: East Kootenay

New FM station approved for the East Kootenay

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today (July 29) approved an application by Alberta-based Clear Sky Radio Inc. for a new FM radio station to serve the East Kootenay. The station, to be known as Summit 107, will serve … > Read More

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Local Food in the Kitchen Workshops teach food preservation

This summer and fall, the Local Food in the Kitchen workshops series will show locals how to preserve seasonal food from the peak of the harvest for the long Kootenay winter. “There is plenty of local food available in the East Kootenay,” … > Read More

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CFUW Cranbrook readies to host 30th Artisan Bazaar

Saturday, November 8 marks the 30th annual Christmas Craft Bazaar at the Cranbrook Golf Club on 2nd Street South. “We never thought 30 years ago the club would still be hosting this excellent bazaar,” said a long-time member of the … > Read More

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Building community thanks to volunteers and Habitat for Humanity

Perceptions by Gerry Warner In a quiet Slaterville neighborhood, a dream is coming true for a young Cranbrook family who had little reason to believe they would ever own their own home. But come October, the Berry family and their … > Read More

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AIDS Walk for Life EK August 24

The Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life EK is hosting a local Amazing Race to raise funds for those living with HIV/AIDS within the East Kootenay. The walk will take place Sunday, August 24, from noon to 5 p.m. at 209-16th … > Read More

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Health care support contract positions available

The East Kootenay Division of Family Practice has several contract opportunities available. These contracts focus on supporting family physicians in primary health care through an integrated approach to patient services. Contracts include: social work, life skills work, patient care coordination, … > Read More

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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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