Tag Archives: Edgewater

Luxor Linkage to be preserved by NCC

A prime wildlife corridor linking the Purcell and Rocky mountains has become more secure for the grizzlies, bighorn sheep and other wide-ranging animals that use it thanks to the creation of a new conservation area located six kilometres north of … > Read More

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Missing Peace reuniting at Hoodoos

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW Missing Peace has been found. And they will be making an appearance at the Hoodoos Bar and Grill in Fairmont Hot Springs on Sunday, May 8 (Mother’s Day). Missing Peace, with band members now scattered across … > Read More

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Jemi Fibre purchased by CanWel

A company holding a large volume of land and timber rights in the East Kootenay, that has been conducting private land logging operations, has been purchased. Jemi Fibre Corp. (Jemi), a hot topic in the Elk Valley, with some local … > Read More

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Rural tax rates down except in Columbia Valley

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) this morning adopted its Financial Plan for the years 2016 – 2020. The 2015 operating budget is $27.1 million, which represents an overall increase of 2.3% from last year. This includes a number … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Canada Revenue Scam Seems like this scam is not going away, and has actually escalated. Now with the caller threatening to have you arrested unless you send money they want you to believe is owing; they … > Read More

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B.C. continues to bolster rural Internet access

The provincial government today announced that $1.1 million in grants has been approved for a second wave of nine projects funded through the province-wide Connecting British Columbia program. The program will benefit more than 80 B.C. communities located in rural … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Holiday Train results Cram the Cruiser, along with Columbia Valley Food Bank volunteers, set up at the location of the CP Holiday Train event in Radium Hot Springs. Thanks to everyone who donated to the Food … > Read More

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Happy 50th RDEK, and thank you

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is 50-years-old. Not that old, really. Pretty close to my age, in fact. I was asked by Loree (Duczek) to speak this evening to share some experiences from … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac A warmed up ride downtown At 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, a 2004 Jeep Cherokee was reported stolen from a driveway in the 2100 block of 13th Ave. The owner left it running for five … > Read More

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Regional communities set to remember

The cities and towns of the East Kootenay are the sites of Remembrance Day ceremonies tomorrow, Nov. 11. There are Remembrance Day ceremonies being held in Canal Flats, Cranbrook, Edgewater, Elkford, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley and Sparwood. The following are times … > Read More

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