Tag Archives: Electoral Area A

Disaster Financial Assistance approved for March flooding

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) applied to Emergency Management BC (EMBC) for Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) for ‘overland flooding’ in response to the flooding in early March. The province has approved Disaster Financial Assistance for the Regional District … > Read More

Posted in ?aqam - St Mary's, Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Fernie, Kimberley, Ktunaxa Nation, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flood Control Service contemplated for Area A

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is looking at the possibility of establishing a new Flood Control Service in Electoral Area A and the community got a look at the proposal Monday night during an open house and meeting … > Read More

Posted in Elk Valley, Elkford, Featured, Fernie, News, Sparwood | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flood Control Service meeting tonight

Tonight, Monday, March 31, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) will be holding an open house and meeting at the Hosmer Community Hall regarding the establishment of new Flood Control Service for Electoral Area A. The open house will … > Read More

Posted in Elk Valley, Featured, News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Self fill sandbag station at Jaffray Pub

A 20-person Unit Crew from the Wildfire Management Branch continued to assist with sandbagging efforts, stockpiling almost 2,000 sandbags today at the gravel pit next to the City of Cranbrook’s Public Works Yard on Cobham Avenue and another 1,500 in Fernie. … > Read More

Posted in Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Fernie, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sand and sandbags mobilized for Elk Valley

With the heavy rain in the Elk Valley, melting and localized flooding is being reported. Sand and sandbags are set up at the Fernie Mainroads yard, located at Dicken Road and Shop Road. Currently, it is a self-fill station; however, we … > Read More

Posted in Elk Valley, Featured, Fernie, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RDEK Board Highlights

Elko Well Pump Upgrade The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Feb. 14 approved $42,000 in Community Works Funding for the Elko Well Upgrade Project. The project, which will take place as part of regularly scheduled maintenance … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Fernie, Kimberley, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RDEK Board Highlights

Board priorities The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Jan. 10 set its 2014 priorities. Among the projects on the Strategic Priorities Chart are Windermere Water Consultation/community assent, the Agricultural Area Plan, Flood Control works, three Official Community … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Kimberley, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RDEK Board Highlights

Seeking clarification on future of Agricultural Land Reserve Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Dec. 6 agreed to have a letter sent to the Premier, Minister of Agriculture and Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett, Minister responsible for … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, News, Sparwood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sparwood passing lane project completed

Motorists have new passing opportunities along Highway 3 in Sparwood, thanks to a new $7.5 million westbound passing lane, which was completed on October 23. “This project will make Highway 3 safer for residents and visitors to our region,” said … > Read More

Posted in Elk Valley, Featured, News, Sparwood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

West Fernie Dike completion celebrated


Multi-year project provides additional flood protection for community Representatives from the Federal and Provincial Governments along with the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) gathered Nov. 15 to celebrate the completion of the $2.7 million West Fernie Dike Project. The … > Read More

Posted in Elk Valley, Featured, Fernie, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment