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Next steps in theatre replacement discussed

On June 26, the Key City Theatre Society (KCTS) brought together local partners and stakeholders to discuss replacement of the theatre once a new Mount Baker Secondary School (MBSS) is announced. Since 2008, the School District No. 5 (SD5) Board of … > Read More

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Fires being battled near Cranbrook

A team of 25 Southeast Fire Centre fire fighters spent the day battling a blaze that has grown to about four hectares in size 7.5 km northeast of Cranbrook. The lightning strike fire featured metre tall flames at some points. … > Read More

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Cranbrook to Wardner Trail Ceremony held

On International Trails Day (June 6), an estimated 40 people celebrated the opening event for Phase 1 of the Cranbrook to Wardner Trail at the Ramparts Highway 3 Rest Area, 10 km east of Cranbrook. The 6.5 km. loop at … > Read More

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RDEK agrees to re-up dispatch services with CFES

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors May 29 narrowly agreed to renew a fire dispatch services agreement with Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services (CFES). The regional board voted eight to five to accept a … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a synopsis of the May 29 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting. 30-Year Service Award RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay presented Ed Saffin with a 30-Year Service Award (pictured above left). Ed started … > Read More

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RDEK approves $1 million plus in CBT funding

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors has approved more than $1 million in funding for 140 projects around the region over the coming year. The funding comes from Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives and Affected Areas … > Read More

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MCA board installed at AGM

The Meadowbrook Community Association (MCA) held its AGM on May 14. President Bob Johnstone presented retiring founding director, David Mayes with a certificate of appreciation for his contribution (pictured). Member Judy Chorney delivered the nominations report and conducted the election. … > Read More

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Arena management to transition to RDEK

For almost 40 years, the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena has been managed by a society of dedicated volunteers; however, changes in liability and safety requirements have prompted the Columbia Valley Recreation Society (CVRS) and Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) … > Read More

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Outstanding volunteers recognized

The Regional District of East Kootenay has formally recognized its 2015 Electoral Area F and G Volunteers of the Year. Electoral Area F Director Wendy Booth says Area F Volunteers of the Year Terry and Shirley White have touched many … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what transpired during the May 1 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. Edgewater Water Upgrade Project gets additional funding
 Up to $300,000 in Community Works funds has been approved for allocation … > Read More

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