Tag Archives: Hosmer

Firefighter recruitment next week in Hosmer

Members of the Elk Valley & South Country Rural Fire Service will be in Hosmer early next week as the ‘Hosmer Fire Recruitment Drive’ gets underway. “We will have some of our volunteers from Hosmer, Jaffray and Baynes Lake departments … > Read More

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Be alert for slippery sections on regional roads

If you have to drive in the East Kootenay today (Saturday, Jan. 23), please be advised to expect conditions to change suddenly. DriveBC is reporting all regional highways as having slippery sections and Mainroad East Kootenay is noting that today’s … > Read More

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Freezing rain advisory issued

DriveBC has issued a freezing rain advisory that covers most of the East Kootenay, passed along by Mainroad East Kootenay. There is freezing rain from Cranbrook to the Alberta border in the east and to Yahk in the west on Highway … > Read More

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Funding announced for Elk Valley Trail Project

The Elk Valley Community Directed Funds (EVCDF) Committee has allocated $430,000 to the Elk Valley Community Trail project. Efforts are now underway to secure matching funds through the Trans Canada Trail, which if approved, would bring the total value of … > Read More

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Winter driving conditions arrive in region

If you are planning on heading out onto regional highways today (Nov. 17), please exercise caution as winter driving conditions are in full white display right now. Current conditions range from wet and slushy to compact and slippery snow on … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following are highlights from the
 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting held Nov. 6. West Fernie engineering services contract increased The engineering services contract with the Kerr Wood Leidal/MPE Engineering team for the West Fernie Servicing & … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Oct. 26 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. BYLAWS 1.1   Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 2284    Council adopted the Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw. It is a requirement that … > Read More

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Fernie Community Fund to launch this fall

Fundraising efforts kick-off with $10,000 donation from East Kootenay Community Credit Union, Elk Valley Through generous donations and the commitment of Fernie community members, a permanent endowment fund benefiting Fernie and area will launch this November. The Fernie Community Fund, … > Read More

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Elk Valley Bear Aware round up

Fernie Bear sightings reported in James White Park, Dike Trail by the Coal Creek Boat launch and by the Leroux Mansion, West Fernie Dike Trail, Annex Park, Uprooted and Montane trails. Hosmer Grizzly bear sightings reported by 3rd Street and … > Read More

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Bear sightings in Fernie, Hosmer and Sparwood

Elk Valley Bear Aware is keeping busy reporting bear sightings as food sources dwindle. EVBA posted sightings yesterday and today (August 12) in Fernie, Hosmer and Sparwood. On Tuesday August 11, a large black bear was reported walking up a … > Read More

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