Tag Archives: Elko

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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Elko hall pancake breakfast Sunday

Elko Parks & Recreation is hosting a Pancake Breakfast at the Elko Community Hall on Sunday, March 9. The breakfast, running from 9 to 11 a.m., is a fundraiser for the community hall and organizers intend to run a pancake … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Elko Well Pump Upgrade The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Feb. 14 approved $42,000 in Community Works Funding for the Elko Well Upgrade Project. The project, which will take place as part of regularly scheduled maintenance … > Read More

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Winter conditions persist on regional highways

Travellers can expect winter driving conditions while touring through the Elk Valley and Kimberley areas to start the first weekend of 2014.   DriveBC is reporting compact snow and limited visibility due to heavy snowfall on Highway 3 between Elko … > Read More

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The conflicts and challenges of ch-ch-ch-changes

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Many people are not sad to see 2013 step aside for 2014. It was a difficult and challenging year for many, many people. While optimism abounds for 2014, I must point out the obvious. Be … > Read More

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