Tag Archives: East Kootenay

Le Vent du Nord at Key City Feb. 10

Key City Theatre continues to bring East Kootenay audiences the best in today’s Canadian music. This February they are proud to present Juno Award winners, Le Vent du Nord. Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord knows how to turn the lost … > Read More

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Report raises concerns about youth mental health

East Kootenay results of the McCreary Centre Society’s 2013 BC Adolescent Health Survey (BC AHS) are now available. Results for the East Kootenay area, which included students in Southeast Kootenay (SD5), Rocky Mountain (SD6), and Kootenay Lake (SD8) showed that … > Read More

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Snow Golf Tourney tees off Feb. 7

It is not uncommon for the golf season to begin earlier in the Columbia Valley than elsewhere in the East Kootenay. But this is getting the jump on things. The 14th annual Snow Golf Tournament returns to the ice of … > Read More

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Seven chefs to go head-to-head in Soup Challenge

The Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge to raise funds to support homeless shelter project This February, seven of the top chefs in Cranbrook and Kimberley will compete Iron-chef style in the first-ever Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge. In head-to-head rounds, … > Read More

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Does Alberta really have the worst drivers?

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb While perusing Facebook this morning I came upon a HuffPost Alberta piece advertising ‘The 15 worst habits of Alberta drivers.’ “Ooooh, this should be good,” the cynical, angry bastard who lives in a formerly damaged … > Read More

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Colin James to perform in Cranbrook

Regina-born Colin James has come a long way since his self-titled debut album in 1988. Since that time he has amassed numerous awards and a string of instantly identifiable hits which has propelled James to the icon status category in … > Read More

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EKC launches endowment to help Salvation Army

The Cranbrook Salvation Army’s Soup Kitchen program will be the recipient of a significant and sustainable contribution thanks to a generous gift spanning three years announced by the East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC). EKC has announced it will endow … > Read More

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Calgary researcher seeks info on meteor

A University of Calgary research assistant has a question for East Kootenay sky watchers. Lincoln Hanton contacted e-KNOW with the question: “Back on Dec. 20 in the very early morning, there was a meteor that fell just east of Canal … > Read More

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Northstar lights a pathway of support

Derek and Pat Spring of Northstar GM are providing critical support for intensive care with a spectacular show of generosity to East Kootenay Foundation for Health (EKFH). Hitting the roads this week is a brightly decorated Chevy Trax donated by … > Read More

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United Way supports food banks

United Way East Kootenay distributed $4,400 in December to East Kootenay Food Banks in Sparwood, Kimberley, Elkford, Canal Flats and Cranbrook. Pictured are presentations to Food Bank volunteers by Finning Sparwood staff and United Way representatives. United Way East Kootenay

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