Tag Archives: East Kootenay

30th Christmas Bazaar sold out

CFUW Cranbrook Club members are pleased to announce that all space for their 30th annual Christmas Bazaar event has been sold out. “I have started a wait list,” said Cathryn Henley, chair of the club’s prestigious bazaar for 2014, “because … > Read More

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Jumbo Valley celebrated in annual hike

Upwards of 100 hikers from the East and West Kootenay, infants to octogenarians, converged at various points in time at the Jumbo Pass Hut on Saturday, September 20 to celebrate the wild Jumbo Valley. The popular annual hike, organized by Wildsight … > Read More

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Home Energy Renovation Workshops upcoming

Homeowners, are you interested in saving money on your energy bill this winter? Are you considering home energy renovations? The East Kootenay Energy Diet is hosting workshops in Sparwood, Invermere, Kimberley and Cranbrook to discuss home energy efficient upgrades and showcase … > Read More

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Public info forum on Radon Sept. 29

Monday, September 29, College of the Rockies – Continuing Education and Contract Training and the Canadian Cancer Society are partnering to offer a free, Radon Public Information Forum. Radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and … > Read More

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Teachers ratify agreement, end strike

For the first time since the middle of June, East Kootenay school children will be stepping into classrooms for a day of school Monday, Sept. 22. Members of the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) voted to ratify the agreement-in-committee yesterday reached … > Read More

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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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