Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

June in the East Kootenay

June is the busiest month of the year for us at e-KNOW. Thankfully, we didn’t have the flooding in the region that has occurred the past two years, events that forced us out and about more in June. Though there … > 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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Summer season shenanigans in full flight

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Hit and run at Kinsmen Beach At 8:45 a.m. on June 26, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of hit and run at Kinsmen Beach. A 2006 VW Jetta was … > Read More

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Rescuers’ teamwork saved infant’s life

A concentrated rescue effort between several emergency departments in the Columbia Valley resulted in a one-year-old child’s life being saved June 4 after a rafting accident in Dutch Creek, near Fairmont Hot Springs. At 1:52 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, … > Read More

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Bear jams still a problem in national park

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac The Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment, as well as Kootenay National Park Wardens, are experiencing a number of bear jams in the park where numerous vehicles will come to a halt to observe … > Read More

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Three selected from 27 for Influential Women honours

Kootenay Business Magazine handed out the 2014 Influential East Kootenay Women in Business Awards, selecting three from a field of 27 nominees May 30 during a luncheon ceremony at Cranbrook’s Days Inn. The three winners are: Columbia Valley Chamber of … > Read More

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Shiver away in the shadows

Letter to the Editor It has been said that “truth has no fear and that untruth shivers at every shadow” and based upon Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald’s recent comments on privatizing B.C. forests, there is no question that he … > Read More

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Four injured in rollover north of Fairmont

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 51 calls for service over this past week. A few of the more noteworthy calls are highlighted below. On May 21, at approximately 6:46 p.m., Columbia Valley … > Read More

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Bella Vista expansion heads to public hearing

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A large development proposal aimed at affordability and toward locals, west of Columere Park, received initial support by the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors May 2. The board unanimously passed the first two … > Read More

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Flood mitigation funds for Elkford, Kimberley and RDEK

The District of Elkford, City of Kimberley and Regional District of East Kootenay will be getting almost $6 million of a $27-million federal and provincial government Flood Mitigation funding program, it was announced today (May 2). A total of 26 … > Read More

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