Tag Archives: East Kootenay

Inaugural competition rocks house

The inaugural East Kootenay Junior Dragons Den business competition took place last night at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre. The event saw four youth businesses from the East Kootenay vying for dominance as they pitched their wares to a panel of local dragons … > Read More

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New substance use beds planned

An additional 73 substance use treatment beds are on their way to communities throughout Interior Health (IH), including eight in the East Kootenay. The new beds are part of IH’s plan to meet the province’s 500 Substance Use Spaces Initiative … > Read More

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Kudos to city, SD5 for dog park

Letter to the Editor On behalf of the BCSPCA East Kootenay Community Council, we would like to thank and applaud the City of Cranbrook and School District No. 5 for the creation of the Muriel Baxter Off-Leash Dog Park, located … > Read More

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Cranbrook performer a Searchlight favourite

After three weeks of watching, sharing and voting for your favourites, the results are in for the regional top tens in CBC’s Searchlight competition. And Cranbrook’s Dawson Rutledge, holding down the popular vote, leads a cast of 10 acts from Interior and Northern B.C. heading … > Read More

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Legion provides $10,000 for Endoscopy Clinic

The Royal Canadian Legion Cranbrook District Branch No. 24 continues to support East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH) and the regional healthcare needs of our community with a $10,000 donation towards the purchase of a colonoscope for the Endoscopy Clinic … > Read More

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Cominco Gardens digging into 89th year

Kimberley’s Cominco Gardens is starting to bloom and the staff are digging into their preparations for another busy season of visitors from all over the world. Earlier this year, the Cominco Gardens were discussed in budget deliberations by City of … > Read More

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Seismic mess is going to hurt

e-KNOW Editorial By Ian Cobb Even though the East Kootenay is not greatly threatened by earthquakes, compared to the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, where doom awaits, we are being impacted by them before they strike. On Monday, April 18, … > Read More

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Ceremony to remember B.C. workers

The annual Day of Mourning on April 28 commemorates workers who have been killed as a result of their jobs. Family survivors will be joined by workers, employers, local labour councils and WorkSafeBC to mark the day with more than … > Read More

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BCSPCA East Kootenay Branch Happenings

The numbers are in! The BCSPCA East Kootenay Shelter is proud to announce that our live release rate for 2015 is an amazing 94%! This is the second year in a row! This means more animals are finding forever homes. … > Read More

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RDEK hopes $764,567 invoice raises attention

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) will be submitting an invoice for $764,567 to Multi-Material BC (MMBC) for costs associated with handling and processing recyclable materials that it should be handling. The RDEK board of directors … > Read More

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