Tag Archives: East Kootenay

Genome BC bringing education outreach to region

Genome British Columbia (Genome BC) will be visiting residents and secondary school students in the East Kootenay over the next couple of weeks as they bring their community engagement and student outreach programs to the area. Over the next couple … > Read More

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City taking part in Urban Deer Translocation project

The City of Kimberley is participating in an Urban Deer Translocation Trial project starting in mid-February and running through to mid-March. The translocation trial project will be conducted by VAST Resource Solutions and B.C. government biologists and veterinarians. Female deer … > Read More

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Local clubs heading for KIJHL playoffs

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) schedule winds down to the Feb. 21 regular season finale, with the East Kootenay clubs already having locked down playoff spots in the Eddie Mountain Division. The KIJHL leading Kimberley Dynamiters, defending champions, … > Read More

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January in the East Kootenay

I celebrate the end of January. Its passing leaves me feeling hopeful. Our days slowly grow more plump with light and as we suck the sweet fat of energy from the sun, we find the strength to establish the order … > Read More

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Scholarships presented

College of the Rockies Financial Assistance and Awards Officer Lois Murray recently presented Brandon Salviulo Memorial Scholarships to (l-r) Jayden Fehr and Cody Thate. The Brandon Salviulo Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Fire Services Training students from the East or West … > Read More

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Mix of weather expected for long weekend

The highways and byways of the East Kootenay will be busy starting Friday afternoon through to Monday evening (Feb. 8) as B.C. Family Day is celebrated, and a mix of weather conditions are forecast. Highways are currently bare and dry, … > Read More

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Fourth Cranbrook Thrives Luncheon upcoming

The Cranbrook Social Planning Society will host its fourth Cranbrook Thrives luncheon next Wednesday, thanks to a grant received last year from the United Way East Kootenay. Focused on the needs of not-for-profit organizations in the East Kootenay, the Cranbrook … > Read More

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Tennis balls, dogs and ICE equal big prizes

The second intermission of Friday night’s Kootenay ICE and Red Deer Rebels Western Hockey League tilt at Western Financial Place will have a dog-gone special feature. Friday, Feb. 5 is Tennis Balls on ICE, a fundraiser for the BCSPCA East … > Read More

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Starlite Campaign hits new milestone

East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) eighth annual Starlite Campaign has come to a close with a remarkable outcome of $266,670 in donations. The campaign’s goal was to raise $150,000 and to light 17 large stars and 24 small stars … > Read More

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Parkland tops out at Spartans’ Tourney

By Marija Caron The Sparwood Spartans Bantam Girls’ Tournament (say that five times quickly) held a fantastic tournament at their high school last weekend. Teams from around the Elk Valley including Fernie, Elkford, Jaffray and two teams from Cranbrook played fiercely. The … > Read More

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