Tag Archives: Elk Valley

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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Why to advertise online

With the increasing use of digital devices and access to information on the Internet, people are ever-more turning to online sources for their information gathering including, news stories, shopping, phone numbers and addresses, and connecting to their social media channels. … > Read More

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Two in custody after four day crime spree

Elk Valley RCMP August 12 arrested two men in their 20s for a series of offences committed over the previous four days that occurred between Crowsnest Pass, the Elk Valley and Cranbrook. The investigation is ongoing at this time as … > Read More

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July in the East Kootenay

Hands up if you were one of the people who swore at the heat in July. I was. It sure was a scorcher and awesome if you have air conditioning or could escape to your favourite lake, creek or river. … > Read More

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Arts Station welcoming Keith Greeninger

Is it his deep, textured voice, his rich, engaging songwriting, or his deft yet unpretentious playing? With nothing more than a guitar in hand and a song with a story to tell, Keith Greeninger can completely captivate an audience. His … > Read More

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Days for Girls asks for all hands on deck

Days for Girls Elk Valley is hosting a sewing event to make washable hygiene kits. This is a wonderful opportunity to use your sewing expertise to make a huge impact in the world, and we’re calling for all hands on … > Read More

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Heavy rain and thunderstorms forecast

Environment Canada has issued a ‘special weather statement’ for the East Kootenay, for the Kootenay/Columbia Valley area between Invermere and Cranbrook, as well as through the Elk Valley. There is potential for 25 to 50 mm of rain with thunderstorms … > Read More

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Pathways to Home Community Program gets Starlite funds

This week the Pathways to Home Community Program received some much-needed pieces of equipment thanks to donors that supported East Kootenay Foundation for Health and the 2013 Starlite Campaign. The 2013 Starlite Campaign encouraged donors to make an unrestricted donation … > Read More

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Camping in comfort with no hassle

We pulled into the camping site in Kimberley’s Riverside Campground to find a tidy, prepared spot with a travel trailer complete with master bedroom and slide, ready to not roll. All we had to do was pull our gear from the … > Read More

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