Tag Archives: Elk Valley

Elk Valley Water Quality Plan update

As you are aware, Teck is working with communities, First Nations and governments to create an Elk Valley Water Quality Plan that will maintain the health of the watershed and ensure continued, sustainable mining in the Elk Valley. The process … > Read More

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Elk Valley Community Priorities Plan complete

After extensive public and stakeholder consultation, the Community Priorities Plan for the Elk Valley Community Directed Funds (EVCDF) Program is now complete. “I am really pleased to see this important project finished,” said EVCDF Committee Chair and City of Fernie … > Read More

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11th annual Banner Launch

Spring is here which means that we are pleased to announce the artists chosen for the 11th annual Banner Launch! Taking place on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in The Arts Station, the big reveal certainly doesn’t strain the … > Read More

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Projects support social well-being in Columbia Basin

32 projects receive support from the Trust’s Social Grants Program  Thirty-two projects that support social well-being have been approved to receive nearly $1 million in funding from Columbia Basin Trust’s Social Grants Program. “Our selection committee approved a diverse range … > Read More

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Banner artists selected; launch April 17

Spring is here which means that we are pleased to announce the artists chosen for the 11th annual Banner Launch! Taking place on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the The Arts Station, the big reveal certainly doesn’t strain … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Library grants approved The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors March 7 approved 2014 Library Grants for the Invermere and Radium Public Libraries. The Invermere Public Library will receive a grant in the amount of $80,000, while … > Read More

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Run off watches still occurring

With rain across the region Sunday, the rapid melting of snow and run off continued. There were no significant changes in the rural areas around Cranbrook and Kimberley; however, emergency program personnel did conduct site assessments at a few properties … > Read More

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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

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EK Employment Share Your Success draw

EK Employment is excited to announce a great new draw with $160 in prizes. You are invited to share how EK Employment (WorkBC) helped you reach your employment goal or fill your recruiting needs. Entry is simple and the draw … > Read More

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Fernie company bringing skydiving event to town

The sky over Fernie will come alive March 22. A city company has organized an event that will feature professional skydivers dropping down into the city and land at the Fernie Secondary School field. Lance Edwards, owner of Elevation Showcase, … > Read More

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