Tag Archives: RDEK

Snapshot offers detailed look at regions

A cornucopia of statistics and information is available in the recently released 2014 State of the Basin Snapshot Report by the Rural Development Institute (RDI). The Columbia Basin-Boundary region, with a population of over 161,000, encompasses more than 8.6 million … > Read More

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Regional board returns chair and vice chair

Despite a 40% turnover in directors around the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) boardroom table Dec. 12, Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay was returned unopposed to the position of chair for 2015. “I am honoured to be re-elected … > Read More

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Regional directors sworn into office

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors for 2014/2015 was sworn into office today during a brief ceremony in the Cranbrook boardroom. Several new faces were sworn into regional office for the first time Dec. 11, including … > Read More

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RDEK warns of unpredictable conditions

With the dramatic change in weather conditions over the past 10 days and expected warming trends in the days to come, several local creeks and rivers are being impacted by frazil ice, commonly referred to by people as ice jams. … > Read More

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Fire erupts in Lakeview Meadows home

Members of the Windermere Fire Department, with assistance from both Invermere and Panorama Fire Departments, responded to a residential house fire in Lakeview Meadows yesterday morning (Nov. 22). Approximately 25 firefighters arrived on scene and spent five hours fighting the … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the City of Fernie council meeting on Nov. 10. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 Lease Agreement with the Fernie Curling Club for the Fernie Memorial Arena. Council authorized … > Read More

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RDEK directors leave office with warm goodbyes

Three Regional District of East Kootenay directors were celebrated by their elected peers and regional government staff Nov. 7. Retiring Village of Radium Hot Springs Mayor Dee Conklin, City of Cranbrook Coun. Bob Whetham and Electoral Area B Director Heath … > Read More

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Hospital District bids farewell to Kettle

Election time is when some new leaders assume the mantle of civic responsibility. It is also a time when some established leaders say good-bye. And sometimes, it is when a giant takes leave, such as the case of the retiring … > Read More

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Elko votes in favour of fire protection

Sixty per cent of Elko voters voted ‘yes’ in the Nov. 15 election/referendum, approving the establishment of a fire protection service area by the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK). Forty-eight of the 80 votes cast support the idea of … > Read More

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Booth re-elected in Area F

Wendy Booth will return for a third term as Director for Electoral Area F in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK).   Booth earned 396 votes compared to challenger Andrea Dunlop, who captured 252 votes. While Booth is a … > Read More

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