Tag Archives: Elk Valley

RDEK Board Highlights

Servicing Agreements signed The board chair and chief administrative officer of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) have signed five-year Agreements with the Shuswap Indian Band for RDEK and Kootenay East Regional Hospital District services provided to the Shuswap Reserve … > Read More

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Mayor’s report for December

By Mayor Mary Giuliano I want to thank everyone for the opportunity to keep working as not being challenged in the election allowed for me to continue on as usual. The election showed the lowest percentage of voters ever remembered. … > Read More

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Gaming grants help parents, students and schools

Parent Advisory Committees (PACs) that provide support for extracurricular sports, arts, class trips and other school activities will share $11,334,300 in community gaming grants this year, funded by the B.C. government, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes said … > Read More

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November in the East Kootenay

Bah, November. One minute the East Kootenay is all autumnal glory, with streaks of brilliant colours and crisp blue days and the next, we’re white-knucking down icy roads dodging elk and wishing we’d sprung for the winter tires instead of … > Read More

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Taylor Adams top Dress for the Cause fundraisers

As the highest grossing fundraisers for the Breast Cancer Society of Canada’s national event, Dress for the Cause, the staff of Taylor Adams Chartered Accountants were awarded with a $5,000 donation in their name to the local cancer treatment centre … > Read More

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Hey Mainroad, what the hell?

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb We are now one week into the winter of 2014/2015 and we are in the same place where we were last winter at this time here in the East Kootenay. Large sections of our highways … > Read More

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Sparwood works together to dig out

By Marija Goetting Power outages, stranded people and powerful wind gusts were just some of the reported consequences of Friday night’s snowstorm. The Elk Valley was hit with one of the nasty first storms of the year. The most visible … > Read More

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Winter storm warning for Elk Valley

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the Elk Valley. Hazardous winter conditions are expected, with wind speeds of 50 km/h gusting to 70 through the valleys and heavy snow resulting in poor visibility and rapidly accumulating snow … > Read More

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Famous humanitarians touring SD5 schools

Beginning this week, School District No. 5 (SD5) is proud to partner with the East Kootenay Humanity Network (EKHN) to promote the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Day of December 10 by ‘touring’ six famous humanitarians through SD5 schools. Human … > Read More

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Operation Christmas Child underway in Elk Valley

It’s full steam ahead for the Operation Christmas Child Campaign in the Elk Valley. After delays in finding new committee volunteers to take charge of distributing Christmas Child Shoeboxes in the Elk Valley, Operation Christmas Child local media spokesperson Gary … > Read More

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