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Happy 50th RDEK, and thank you

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is 50-years-old. Not that old, really. Pretty close to my age, in fact. I was asked by Loree (Duczek) to speak this evening to share some experiences from … > Read More

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RDEK celebrates 50th anniversary

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) turned 50 Nov. 30. Established in 1965 to provide local government services for rural areas between municipalities, the RDEK has come a long way. That was made abundantly clear … > Read More

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CV Advisory Committee meeting highlights

The Columbia Valley Advisory Committee, formally known as the Columbia Valley Directed Funds, is comprised of the five Columbia Valley Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) directors as well as five community members: Wendy Booth (Chair), Dee Conklin (Vice Chair), … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Sept. 4 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting. Board continues support of Community Energy Manager
 The RDEK will participate in year three of the Community … > Read More

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New ICU project enters home stretch

Interior Health is entering the home stretch on a new intensive care unit (ICU) and major electrical upgrades to East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. The new building structure for the ICU and electrical equipment is complete and the brickwork, … > Read More

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Discussion begins on future of park land in Wilmer

Twenty people turned out to a community meeting in Wilmer June 24 to discuss their vision for the future of the parcel of land historically known as Selkirk Park. “We started the night off with an overview of the Regional … > Read More

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Wilkie eager to start another term

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area G voters can stay home Nov. 15. Because no one opted to run against incumbent director Gerry Wilkie, the Edgewater resident will begin his third term in office in mid November. “I … > Read More

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RDEK board showed sound leadership

e-KNOW Editorial Sometimes elected officials have to make a decision that seems to fly in the face of the short burning fuse of public desire, for the sake of long-term gain. The Regional District of East Kootenay board of directors … > Read More

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KERHD board rips into IH over Invermere dialysis

The Interior Health Authority (IH) can expect another strongly worded letter from an East Kootenay government over its decision to remove the dialysis unit at the Invermere District Hospital. District of Invermere council last month unanimously voted to send a … > Read More

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Regional board says Jumbo mayor not welcome until actually elected

The mayor with no town and no population to govern will not be welcome at the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ table until there is an elected governing council. RDEK directors Dec. 7 voted to have … > Read More

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