Tag Archives: RDEK

Mosquitoes to be discussed at community meeting

The results of a preliminary assessment into mosquito populations and breeding grounds in the Wardner, Mayook, Bull River and Fort Steele area will be unveiled in early November. “There has been a great deal of work behind the scenes by … > Read More

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All Candidate Forums in the Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce, The Valley Echo and Columbia Valley Pioneer and are hosting three All-Candidate Forums to help local citizens make their decisions on November 15 on who they want representing them in local government over the … > Read More

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Wilkie eager to start another term

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area G voters can stay home Nov. 15. Because no one opted to run against incumbent director Gerry Wilkie, the Edgewater resident will begin his third term in office in mid November. “I … > Read More

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The 10 commandments of local office

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Hello candidates for municipal, Regional District of East Kootenay and school district office. Are you nervous yet? You should be. There is only one month to go before the Nov. 15 civic elections. The forums … > Read More

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Three electoral area directors acclaimed

A number of potential Electoral Area election battles in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) were nullified at the close of the Oct. 10 nomination deadline for the upcoming Nov. 15 local election. Acclaimed in the RDEK were Electoral Area … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Funding for Geotechnical Assessment on Cold Spring Creek
 The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors Oct. 3 approved $25,000 from the Community Works Fund for a Debris Flow Hazard and Risk Assessment on Cold Spring Creek. The … > Read More

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Funding boost for Elk Valley projects

Three Elk Valley projects have received a big boost after being awarded funding through the Elk Valley Community Directed Funds (EVCDF) Program. “Earlier this year the Elk Valley Community Directed Funds Program adopted its Community Priorities Plan, which identifies 10 … > Read More

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Rob Gay seeks re-election as Area C director

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay has filed his nomination papers to seek a fourth term in office. “Over the past nine years I feel very fortunate to have worked for the residents of Area … > Read More

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Lots left to do; Booth seeks re-election

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area F director Wendy Booth says there is much work left to do and wants to continue doing it following the Nov. 15 election. Speaking from her home in Dutch Creek, Booth said … > Read More

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Elk Valley OCP adopted; Sparwood opposed

Despite an objection from the District of Sparwood, the Elk Valley Official Community Plan (OCP) was Oct. 3 adopted by the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors. “This OCP balances land management, community growth and the environment and … > Read More

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