Tag Archives: Gerry Wilkie

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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Standing their ground, the Ktunaxa trigger judicial review of Jumbo

The Grizzly Bear Spirit was in their hearts and minds as they marched to the passions of a new battle cry in a more than two decade old war. The cry; ‘Stand our ground.’ About 350 Ktunaxa Nation (KN) and … > Read More

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RDEK holding planning meetings for Dry Gulch and Wilmer

Residents and property owners in Wilmer and Dry Gulch are being encouraged to attend one of two community meetings this month regarding a new planning process in their area. “This is about creating a vision for future growth and development … > Read More

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Wetlands partners

On behalf of the Columbia Wetland Stewardship Partners, I want to thank you for the RBC Blue Waters grant. This funding will help us in our work of managing this biophysical paradise which is one of the largest wetland complexes … > Read More

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Dry Gulch water proposal falls before second petition

The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development will be asked to approve the reallocation of almost $1.8 million in funding. The funding had been approved for a Dry Gulch Water System upgrade, but property owners turned down the proposal … > Read More

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Rosen Lake most disturbed in region

Thanks to the most shoreline disturbance, Rosen Lake at Jaffray is the most disturbed lake in the East Kootenay. Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) directors August 3 received a report from Heather Leschied of the East Kootenay Integrated Lake … > Read More

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RDEK crafting secondary suites bylaw for Columbia Valley

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) directors in the Columbia Valley are bracing for what they fear will be a contentious process, after the board unanimously agreed May 5 to direct regional staff to begin developing a bylaw to include … > Read More

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Jumbo Wild members vow the fight has just begun

About 250 people took part in a Jumbo Wild rally at the Invermere Community Hall last night. A downtown demonstration preceded a gathering in the hall, where a series of speakers declared their intent to keep fighting against the Glacier … > Read More

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