Tag Archives: Edgewater

Local leaders press Jemi on logging plans

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Worries of a private land ‘cut and run’ operation on former Tembec land in the Elk Valley were addressed last week during a meeting between municipal and regional government officials, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource … > Read More

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RDEK approves 5-Year Financial Plan

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has adopted its Financial Plan for the years 2015 – 2019. The 2015 operating budget is $27.1 million, which represents an overall increase of 2.3% from last year. This includes a number of … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Fair warning As a result of complaints received in the Radium Hot Springs area, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment members will be paying some attention to the speed limit on the Radium Mile Hill, as well as … > Read More

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The Visionary & the Ghost of Pynelogs

The Visionary & the Ghost of Pynelogs is an original musical theatre production based on local history. The Pynelogs story centres on the life of mining engineer and land developer Robert Randolph Bruce and his wife Lady Elizabeth. Set in … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Tax Scam alert You may receive an email that starts off “Dear Tax Payer.” That should be the first hint this is a scam. Canada Revenue Agency knows your name and would address you properly. A … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Servicing Agreements signed The board chair and chief administrative officer of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) have signed five-year Agreements with the Shuswap Indian Band for RDEK and Kootenay East Regional Hospital District services provided to the Shuswap Reserve … > Read More

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United Way changes name to reflect coverage area

The United Way came to the East Kootenay approximately 65 years ago when a United Appeal was formed in Kimberley and then 45 years ago, when another was established in Cranbrook. In order to more accurately reflect United Way Canada’s … > Read More

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Wilkie eager to start another term

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area G voters can stay home Nov. 15. Because no one opted to run against incumbent director Gerry Wilkie, the Edgewater resident will begin his third term in office in mid November. “I … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Attempted theft from shed At 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 1 the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of an attempted theft from a shed on Hewitt Road in Edgewater. Any suspicious activity observed in the area … > Read More

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Two hurt in crash at Juniper Heights turnoff

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 6 p.m. on Sept. 18, Columbia Valley Detachment attended to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 95/93 at Juniper Heights. A ‘94 BMW motorcycle driven by a 49-year-old male from Valemount rear-ended … > Read More

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