Tag Archives: Elk Valley

Info leads to arrests outside Cranbrook

Cranbrook RCMP July 31 was provided information from Elk Valley RCMP that a potentially stolen vehicle was on its way from the Elk Valley to Cranbrook. The vehicle was also believed to be involved in multiple recent thefts in the … > Read More

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Fourth Flathead BioBlitz aims to catalogue species

Fourteen scientists are gathering today in B.C.’s Flathead and Elk valleys for a BioBlitz on three undeveloped parcels of land belonging to Teck Resources Ltd. Teck purchased the land for conservation in October 2013, for $19 million. One parcel is … > Read More

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Outside the Box next at Arts Station

Up next in The Arts Station Gallery is Outside the Box: two workshops by The Visual Arts Guild. The August Gallery Show at The Arts Station is a display by the Visual Arts Guild members and friends. In 2014 the … > Read More

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Fernie’s business models need city support: chamber

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is hopeful a recent presentation to City of Fernie council on mobile and street vendors will help add some definition and clarity to the existing bylaw covering them. Bylaw No. 2028 is ambiguous and allows … > Read More

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June in the East Kootenay

There was sun and rain in neat measures followed by ever-drier heat. Good for the gardens and lawns, at first. As June led to July in the East Kootenay, the threat of wildfire grew to reality; the inevitable; the feared. … > Read More

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Big bucks for broadband expansion

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A host of local and neighbouring regional dignitaries were on hand in Cranbrook this morning for the announcement of $3.34 million being provided to the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) to enable it to bring high-speed Internet … > Read More

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Highways closed by fire and accident

A forest fire north of Spillimacheen has closed Highway 95 and shortly after the closure an accident closed Highway 93 south of Radium Hot Springs. DriveBC is reporting that Highway 95 is closed in both directions from Radium Hot Springs … > Read More

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Opinions needed on childcare in the Elk Valley

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, employer or childcare provider, you are asked to complete a survey on how you are affected by the availability of childcare in the Elk Valley. The extensive survey is being carried out by the … > Read More

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Fernie GCC a site for ALS Golfathon

During the month of June, golf professionals will golf from sunrise to sunset to support those living with ALS. Yesterday (Monday, June 15), Elk Valley residents Michael Van Horne and Kenny Maki golfed as many holes as possible to raise awareness … > 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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