Tag Archives: RDEK

Dam breach concern forcing lake level lowering

After a review of the findings and recommendations of an engineering report on the safety of the dam at Idlewild Park, City of Cranbrook Council last night made the decision to lower the lake in order to protect public safety. … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Feb. 16 District of Sparwood council meeting. Elk River Watershed Alliance (ERA) Lee-Anne Walker, Executive Director of the Elk River Wateshed Alliance Feb. 16 provided District of Sparwood … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown of what occurred during the Feb. 6 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors meeting. 10-Year Service Award RDEK Board Chair and Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay presented Kevin Paterson  (pictured above) … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of School District No. 5 (SD5) School Board of Trustees motions carried during their Feb. 10 meeting in Cranbrook. MOTIONS CARRIED Advocacy That the five recommendations from the “White Paper on Athletics” Report go to … > Read More

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Good start to Elko firefighter drive

It was a full house last night at the Elko Community Hall as the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) launched its Elko Fire Department Recruitment Drive. Over 60 people took in the community dinner and information session, which included … > Read More

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Message from the Mayor – January

By Ute Juras, Village of Canal Flats Mayor Happy New Year, Canal Flats! I hope everyone had a good start to 2015. Council had a busy first meeting of the year on January 12. We enjoyed a presentation by Mark Halwa … > Read More

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Elko Volunteer Firefighter recruitment drive kicks off

Members of the South Country Fire Service will be in the community of Elko Tuesday evening as the Elko Fire Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Drive gets underway. “We will have some of our volunteers from the Jaffray and Baynes Lake Departments … > Read More

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Elko fire department recruitment begins

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is hosting a volunteer recruitment and information session for the Elko Volunteer Fire Department. Elko and area voters last November voted in favour of the establishment of a community volunteer fire department. With … > 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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RDEK on hunt for outstanding volunteers

If you know an outstanding volunteer in one of the rural areas in the region, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) wants to hear from you. Nomination forms are now available for the 2015 Electoral Area Volunteer of the … > Read More

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