Tag Archives: Elk Valley

MADD’s Call 911 signage unveiling today

City of Fernie council recently supported Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) campaign initiative to install ‘Call 911’ signage throughout the Elk Valley. The Call 911 program encourages the public to call 911 to report suspected impaired drivers to police. Ms. … > Read More

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Geotourism project hosting workshops

The Crown of the Continent geotourism project was launched with the National Geographic Society in 2007. Partners in the project include representatives from Alberta, Montana and British Columbia. The intensive 14-month process included presentations, meetings and workshops to identify and … > Read More

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Literacy Champion award nominations open

Literacy is needed in every part of our lives. In the Elk Valley there are many people and organizations that work hard to promote literacy awareness and to make sure that everyone has opportunities to learn. Columbia Basin Alliance for … > Read More

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The Where’s Waldo of our backcountry

By Marija Caron The secret is out. Well half of it is. Many citizens of the Elk Valley have notice little stone men along the highway and river paths all with the signature staff in his hand. Who is making them? How many … > Read More

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Fossil beds could lead to world-class museum

Perceptions by Gerry Warner What would cause close to 150 Cranbrookians to gather in a crowded, if elegant, meeting room to listen to a lecture at a time when it’s hard to get a decent crowd out for a hockey … > Read More

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Elkford Council News

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the March 29 District of Elkford council meeting. Elkford Commuter Bicycle Transportation Plan In order for the District of Elkford to become a safer, bicycle friendly community, where cycling is a viable … > Read More

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It’s seasonal sport crossover time

It’s that magical time of year when the East Kootenay’s tourism season features skiing and golf at the same time, in some locations. The Columbia Valley, with its wealth of golf courses and a ski-hill that is ‘positioned just so’ … > Read More

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Jemi Fibre purchased by CanWel

A company holding a large volume of land and timber rights in the East Kootenay, that has been conducting private land logging operations, has been purchased. Jemi Fibre Corp. (Jemi), a hot topic in the Elk Valley, with some local … > Read More

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February in the East Kootenay

The best part about February, other than its cute size, is the ‘return of the light’ (if you’re quick). Day light lasts longer and longer and winter slowly succumbs to the sun. And then it’s back in a flash and … > Read More

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