Tag Archives: Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Highway 3 work approved

As part of B.C. on the Move, the Government of B.C.’s new 10-year transportation plan, a new high-tech wildlife detection system will be piloted in the East Kootenay. This project is part of government’s plan to invest $75 million over … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Feb. 23 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. OTHER INFORMATIONAL ITEMS 1.1 Backyard Mechanical Request for Exemption – Floodplain Setback Provision of Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 1780 Council … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Feb. 10 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. BYLAWS 1.1 Bylaw No. 2271, Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 Amendment Bylaw No. 174, 2014 was given third reading and referral to … > Read More

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Westside Legacy Trail push continues

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A multi-organization represented Columbia Valley group is working hard to create a paved trail down Westside Road, from Invermere to Fairmont Hot Springs. Mark Halwa of Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance and Richard Haworth, Haworth Development Consulting … > Read More

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Mayor’s report for December

By Mayor Mary Giuliano I want to thank everyone for the opportunity to keep working as not being challenged in the election allowed for me to continue on as usual. The election showed the lowest percentage of voters ever remembered. … > Read More

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The time to act is overdue

Letter to the Editor Re: Mainroad Contracting and East Kootenay highways.
 This week the weather conditions are milder, the roads clearer, and the Christmas shopping season is in full swing. Therefore many local residents are not thinking of how deplorable … > Read More

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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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City applies to bring West Fernie into fold

The City of Fernie has applied to the Ministry of Community and Rural Development, Local Government Structure Branch to extend their municipal boundary to include the West Fernie area. Fernie City Council received assent of the electors to petition the … > Read More

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Have road concerns? Air them to chamber

The Kimberley Chamber of Commerce was contacted by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure this morning regarding their 10-year Transportation Plan and a presentation they are conducting on October 29. “We will be attending and we want to hear from … > Read More

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Hwy 3 and 93 on top 10 list for collisions with wildlife

The two main highways running through the East Kootenay, Highway 3 (3/93 and 3/95) and Highway 93/95 are on a Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) top 10 list – for most wildlife collisions. Drivers are advised to watch out … > Read More

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