Tag Archives: Edgewater

Steamboat back for fourth festival

The fourth annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival is an affordable, family-friendly event in Edgewater on Saturday, July 25 with workshops on Sunday, July 26. Performers include the Juno winner John Wort Hannam, the Beagle Boys from Calgary Folk Club, classic … > Read More

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Better at Home program to help seniors in valley

Seven communities in the Columbia Valley area have joined the Better at Home program thanks to $60,000 in funding from the B.C. government. The Columbia Valley is one of six new rural and remote areas receiving funding. The Better at … > Read More

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Outstanding volunteers recognized

The Regional District of East Kootenay has formally recognized its 2015 Electoral Area F and G Volunteers of the Year. Electoral Area F Director Wendy Booth says Area F Volunteers of the Year Terry and Shirley White have touched many … > Read More

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Volunteer makes immeasurable contribution to CCS

Eighty-three-year old Art Fletcher recently celebrated 25 years of volunteering for the Canadian Cancer Society. “You could measure Art’s generosity by counting the number of hours, days, weeks and months that he has contributed – every day, 8 a.m. to … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Nice on Easter weekend At 1:15 p.m. on April 2, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of a possible intoxicated male walking on Highway 93/95 near Windermere. A 21-year-old male was located and found … > Read More

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Art From the Heart at Pynelogs April 7

Art From the Heart, our largest, brightest and most enjoyable show of all. This annual Art Show kicks off the Pynelogs Gallery season – with over 675 pieces of ART from our talented and diverse group of primary/elementary school aged … > Read More

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e-KNOW launches real estate section

East Kootenay News Online Weekly (e-KNOW) is launching a new real estate page to provide sellers and buyers with another guide for homes and property in the region. “Real estate is a vital piece of our economy and social fabric. … > Read More

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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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