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Sparwood Council Facts

United Steelworkers Mr. Alex Hanson and Mr. Steve Kallies representing United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9346 made a presentation to District of Sparwood council Nov. 3 regarding support for “Stop the Killing, Enforce the Law, Westray Act” campaign. The USW’s national … > Read More

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Sparwood passing lane project completed

Motorists have new passing opportunities along Highway 3 in Sparwood, thanks to a new $7.5 million westbound passing lane, which was completed on October 23. “This project will make Highway 3 safer for residents and visitors to our region,” said … > Read More

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West Fernie Dike completion celebrated


Multi-year project provides additional flood protection for community Representatives from the Federal and Provincial Governments along with the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) gathered Nov. 15 to celebrate the completion of the $2.7 million West Fernie Dike Project. The … > Read More

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Alexander Bridge completed

Kootenay East MLA and Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett joined: Lois Halko, Mayor of Sparwood; Mike Sosnowski, Regional District of East Kootenay Electoral Area A Director; Ken Wildeman, District of Elkford Councilor; Mary Giuliano, Mayor of Fernie; Jack … > Read More

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Help shape the future of the Columbia River Treaty

Jaffray and area residents are invited to community workshops in early November to discuss the Columbia River Treaty (CRT) Local Governments’ Committee recommendations to the Province on the future of the Columbia River Treaty. “These discussions will help shape how … > Read More

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It’s been a busy month

Mayors update – Sept. 2013 By Mary Giuliano September has been a whirlwind of meetings, convention, conferences, the Lieutenant Governor’s visit and many more interesting events. Two days of meetings at the Regional District of East Kootenay and Mine Rescue … > Read More

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Elk River a precious economic resource

Letter to the Editor The following is a letter written to City of Fernie Mayor and Council,  Bill Bennett Kootenay East MLA and Mike Sosnowski Electoral Area A Director re: access and facilities on the Elk River. Fernie is a … > Read More

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Hosmer Community Centre to receive facelift

The Hosmer Recreation Society will soon be able to begin renovations on the Community Hall after receiving over $60,000 in funding. “We have been wanting to undertake a substantial renovation for some time to improve the hall and bring it … > Read More

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Regional officials laud emergency workers

Recent flooding events around the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK), between June 19 and July 2, stretched emergency workers thin and forced officials to scramble to find bodies and machinery, as well as provide timely information. The Columbia Valley, … > Read More

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Elk Valley Community Directed Funds program underway

Earlier this year, Columbia Basin Trust committed $200,000 per year for the next three years to the Elk Valley Community Directed Funds (EVCDF) Program to support initiatives that provide socioeconomic benefits to the Elk Valley. The EVCDF Committee, which will … > Read More

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