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Board reaffirms support for 20-hp maximum

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW The board of directors of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) April 8 agreed to reaffirm the regional government’s position of support for a 20-horsepower maximum (motor restriction) on the Columbia River. Electoral Area G … > Read More

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Regional board considers East Hill solar farm

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors this morning unanimously approved the first two readings of a bylaw that could open the door to the establishment of a solar energy facility in the East … > Read More

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RDEK agrees to re-up dispatch services with CFES

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors May 29 narrowly agreed to renew a fire dispatch services agreement with Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services (CFES). The regional board voted eight to five to accept a … > Read More

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?Akisq’nuk asks to join RDEK

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The ?Akisq’nuk First Nation would like to take a seat at the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ table. In a March 18 letter to RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay (Electoral Area C Director), … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown of what occurred during the Feb. 6 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors meeting. 10-Year Service Award RDEK Board Chair and Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay presented Kevin Paterson  (pictured above) … > Read More

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New OCP process to begin for Toby Benches

Work will soon begin on a new planning process for the Toby Benches area in the Columbia Valley. “The Toby Benches Land Use Strategy is the Regional District of East Kootenay’s oldest land use plan and will be replaced by … > Read More

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Regional board returns chair and vice chair

Despite a 40% turnover in directors around the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) boardroom table Dec. 12, Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay was returned unopposed to the position of chair for 2015. “I am honoured to be re-elected … > Read More

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Regional directors sworn into office

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors for 2014/2015 was sworn into office today during a brief ceremony in the Cranbrook boardroom. Several new faces were sworn into regional office for the first time Dec. 11, including … > Read More

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RDEK directors leave office with warm goodbyes

Three Regional District of East Kootenay directors were celebrated by their elected peers and regional government staff Nov. 7. Retiring Village of Radium Hot Springs Mayor Dee Conklin, City of Cranbrook Coun. Bob Whetham and Electoral Area B Director Heath … > Read More

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Three electoral area directors acclaimed

A number of potential Electoral Area election battles in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) were nullified at the close of the Oct. 10 nomination deadline for the upcoming Nov. 15 local election. Acclaimed in the RDEK were Electoral Area … > Read More

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