Tag Archives: Elk Valley

Round ups rid region of toxics, poisons and wastes

Over 450 people took part in the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups around the region over the weekend. “It was great to see the participation in the event and even better to know that … > Read More

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Fall Community Job Fair October 23

EK Employment Elk Valley is excited to announce the date for this year’s Community Job Fair! In an age where most jobs require online applications, job fairs are a great and rare opportunity to make personal connections. Job fairs are … > Read More

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Activities kept our town wonderfully vibrant all summer

Mayor’s Update for August 2014 By Mayor Mary Giuliano Several meetings and events are worth mentioning that happened in August, one being a meeting with Dr. Halpenny, Board Chair Embree and others from Interior Health to complain about some issues. … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Elk Valley Official Community Plan public hearing set The Elk Valley Official Community Plan was given initial readings and a public hearing authorized during the Sept. 5 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. The public hearing will be … > Read More

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Community Job Fair October 23

EK Employment Elk Valley is excited to announce the date for this year’s Community Job Fair. In an age where most jobs require online applications, job fairs are a great and rare opportunity to make personal connections. Job fairs are … > Read More

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August in the East Kootenay

What a month! As evident from this scant collection of images, we weren’t exactly prolific with our cameras in August 2014. It wasn’t due to a lack of interest; it was all about life happening. Quickly, August was all about … > Read More

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Building water literacy empowers a community

Since 2011, the Elk River Alliance (ERA) has been conducting a community-based water monitoring (CBWM) program on Lizard Creek in Fernie, and Alexander Creek east of Sparwood. This project engages local people to learn about the health of their streams … > Read More

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Elk Watershed Discovery Camp a success

The Elk River Alliance (ERA) is pleased to announce the success of the Elk Watershed Discovery Camps based in Fernie this summer. These two week-long day camps were delivered by ERA in partnership with the College of the Rockies. The … > Read More

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Severe thunderstorm watch
 on for EK

A severe thunderstorm watch is underway for much of the East Kootenay, Environment Canada announced this morning (August 20). The severe thunderstorm watch for is on for the Cranbrook and Elk Valley portions of the East Kootenay, as well as … > Read More

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Sparwood marks passing of Loretta Montemurro

All flags were lowered to half-mast on Tuesday, August 5, to mark the passing of former District of Sparwood Clerk/Administrator Loretta Montemurro, who served the community for 35 years, from 1961- 1996. Mayor and Council and all District staff extend … > Read More

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