Tag Archives: Pat Morrow

Another important layer of protection

The BC Ministry of the Environment and Wildsight have jointly asked the federal government for a 20 horsepower limit for boats on the main channel of the upper Columbia River and its tributaries, from Fairmont Hot Springs to Donald (excluding Lake … > Read More

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Wildsight celebrates the end of summer

By Pat Morrow We had a great turnout of more than 40 feathered, and non-feathered Wildsight friends who came to celebrate the final days of summer at Lake Enid. Many thanks to Aina Cernenoks, Recreation Officer, Rocky Mountain District/Columbia Shuswap … > Read More

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ShelterBox program will provide relief in Nepal

By Gerry Warner When the ground shook under Nepal and buildings crumbled into rubble, killing thousands, one thought immediately seared itself across my brain — now is the time for “the box that saves lives.” That life saver, of course, … > Read More

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Locals start unique fundraiser for Nepal

A Wilmer couple and their book publisher are giving away Heart of the Himalaya for free with the hopes of raising funds for Nepal and the people of the Himalaya. Pat and Baiba Morrow (and Bungalo Books) have decided to … > Read More

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In appreciation

To show their appreciation for those who have recognized and helped to defend the Ktunaxa spiritual belief system of Qat’muk, (the home of the Grizzly Bear Spirit at the heart of the Jumbo Valley), the Ktunaxa Nation hosted volunteers who … > Read More

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The year 2014 in photos – Part two

The East Kootenay is a lively region. The following is a collection of some of our favourite images and images that make a statement about the year that was, published during 2014 and culled from among the couple of thousand photos we … > Read More

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The year 2014 in photos

The East Kootenay is a lively region. There are many great community events held throughout the region each year, as well as a steady string of news happenings. East Kootenay News Online Weekly (e-KNOW) tries to get out and about … > Read More

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Mother Nature bars cement trucks from Jumbo

Mother Nature got in the way of a day of cement pouring at Jumbo Glacier Resort Oct. 4 when the first of a reported 15 cement trucks became stuck near the proposed village site, 55 km west of Invermere. The … > Read More

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Jumbo Valley celebrated in annual hike

Upwards of 100 hikers from the East and West Kootenay, infants to octogenarians, converged at various points in time at the Jumbo Pass Hut on Saturday, September 20 to celebrate the wild Jumbo Valley. The popular annual hike, organized by Wildsight … > Read More

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Jumbo monitoring camps established

The environmental and ideological war named Jumbo is entering another lively phase as monitoring camps have been established in the Farnham and Jumbo drainages by members of Jumbo Wild. After call for volunteers August 15, the camps are now up … > Read More

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