Tag Archives: Elk Valley

Mayor’s update for March

By Mayor Mary Giuliano Minister Coralee Oakes has informed that the City of Fernie will receive a $50,000 grant to help with land use and planning related work resulting from the implementation of the West Fernie restructure project and that … > Read More

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12th annual Banner Launch April 16

Spring has sprung and the banners are hung! The 12th annual Banner Launch will be Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in the The Arts Station. This year artists entered dozens and dozens of different pieces making it very difficult … > Read More

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March in the East Kootenay

March has become one of my favourite months. It always brings surprises – on both sides of the weather scale. This year was no different. We had snow, we had fast, sloppy melts and we had gorgeous spring days bolstered … > Read More

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Funding provided for local needs

Cranbrook and three Elk Valley communities will be receiving $675,579 as part of almost $40 million being invested into communities across B.C. to meet local needs including more policing, new equipment, increased community safety initiatives, infrastructure and service delivery priorities. … > Read More

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Elk Valley Air Cadets continue to soar

By S.L. Furedi The Elk Valley Air Cadets are heading into a busy home stretch for their 2014-2015 drill year, with first aid and effective speaking competitions, volunteering, gliding, trips and fundraisers. Roger Fairhurst, co-chair of the 279 Squadron Sponsoring … > Read More

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Chamber hires new Executive Director

Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome its new executive director – Patty Vadnais. Vadnais moved to Fernie from Lethbridge in May 2014 and has become active in the community coaching the Elk Valley Dolphin Swim Club and joining … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the March 16 District of Sparwood council meeting. DVP – Spardell Mobile Home Park An informal hearing was held to receive submissions from the public for Development Variance Permit … > 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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Snowfall and rain returns to region

Just when you thought it was safe to think spring was here, Old Man Winter opts to have another fling. With a massive Pacific storm front reaching the Canada/US border area, Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the … > Read More

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Warm weather a prompt for bears to emerge from dens

Bears will travel great distances in search of newly greening plant growth, carcasses melting out of the snow, or other potential food sources. Spring (or late winter in this case), is the best opportunity we have to prevent bears from learning … > Read More

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