Tag Archives: Elko

Elko Fire Protection closer to reality

On the heels of a successful assent voting process in November, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is moving forward with the establishment of a fire protection service in Elko. The regional board of directors Dec. 12 adopted the … > Read More

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Elko votes in favour of fire protection

Sixty per cent of Elko voters voted ‘yes’ in the Nov. 15 election/referendum, approving the establishment of a fire protection service area by the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK). Forty-eight of the 80 votes cast support the idea of … > Read More

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A book all EK residents might find rewarding

Book Review By Derryll White Sombrowski, Gordon (2011). What Echo Heard. Right off I have to say that I am pleased that Oolichan Books is finally bringing some new B.C. Interior authors forward. When the press was purchased and moved … > Read More

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‘Cakes with all the trimmings in Elko

If you find yourself peckish and in Elko Sunday, August 10, head over to the Elko Community Hall and take care of your hunger. Elko Parks & Recreation is hosting another pancake breakfast with all the trimmings from 9 a.m. … > Read More

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Rail trail coming closer to Jaffray area

By Dave Savage Have you enjoyed the NorthStar Trail between Cranbrook and Kimberley yet? This former railway track is now enjoyed by thousands and is an attraction to our area. Open to non-motorized vehicles, walkers and bikers, that trail is … > Read More

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Pancake Breakfast fundraiser in Elko

Elko Parks & Recreation (EPR) is hosting its monthly pancake breakfast fundraiser this Sunday, June 8 at the Elko Community Hall. The EPR hosts a breakfast on the second Sunday of each month. Hungry participants can expect pancakes, plus eggs, … > Read More

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Seeking community input on Silver Springs Lakes

Silver Springs Lakes is a natural jewel and a recreational magnet; a place near Elko we all love but are not leaving in its pristine condition. To keep Silver Springs beautiful, worth recreating at in the future and protecting the … > Read More

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Local United Way changes name

Twenty people attended the April 29 annual general meeting (AGM) of the United Way. A review of the audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2013 was presented by Mike Adams, CA, Taylor Adams Chartered Accountants. Copies are … > Read More

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Nature Trust purchases ‘missing link’ Wigwam Flats property

The Nature Trust of British Columbia is delighted to announce the completion of the purchase of the last privately owned property on Wigwam Flats and wishes to extend appreciation to the Tregilges family. The Tregilges family has had a connection … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Library grants approved The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors March 7 approved 2014 Library Grants for the Invermere and Radium Public Libraries. The Invermere Public Library will receive a grant in the amount of $80,000, while … > Read More

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