Tag Archives: Hosmer

Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown as to what transpired during the Nov. 24 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 Partnering Agreement with Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) – Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR) for … > Read More

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Lions celebrate 40 years of smashingly good fundraisers

By S.L. Furedi The Fernie Lions Club will be hosting the 40th year of its annual Demolition Derby, Sunday, Aug. 31. The derby, a popular Labour Day weekend event, got its start in Hosmer, says Lions member Rick Ganter, who … > Read More

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Flood Control Service contemplated for Area A

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is looking at the possibility of establishing a new Flood Control Service in Electoral Area A and the community got a look at the proposal Monday night during an open house and meeting … > Read More

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Flood Control Service meeting tonight

Tonight, Monday, March 31, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) will be holding an open house and meeting at the Hosmer Community Hall regarding the establishment of new Flood Control Service for Electoral Area A. The open house will … > Read More

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Sand and sandbags mobilized for Elk Valley

With the heavy rain in the Elk Valley, melting and localized flooding is being reported. Sand and sandbags are set up at the Fernie Mainroads yard, located at Dicken Road and Shop Road. Currently, it is a self-fill station; however, we … > Read More

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Teck moving toward mine expansions

Teck Coal Ltd. wants to expand two of its Elk Valley mines. Lucy Eykamp, Teck’s social, environmental and regulatory approvals manager, outlined details of Teck’s plans to expand the lifespans of its Coal Mountain Operations (CMO) and Elkview Operations (EVO) … > Read More

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Teck provides AED units for 21 locales

Do you know where the nearest AED is located? In a health emergency, every minute counts. Sudden cardiac arrest can cause death if not treated within minutes. Signs of cardiac arrest include not breathing or only gasping, no movement and … > 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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Star trail dances above Hosmer

By Chad St. Pierre I traveled to Fernie late last night (Dec. 7) to meet up with fellow photographers at Hosmer just outside of the city. It took us a few tries to finally find a good location. With -33 degree … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Licence of Occupation signed for Cherry Creek Park The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board Chair and chief administrative officer have signed the Licence of Occupation for Cherry Creek Falls Regional Park. The RDEK had applied to the Ministry … > Read More

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