Tag Archives: RDEK

?Akisq’nuk asks to join RDEK

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The ?Akisq’nuk First Nation would like to take a seat at the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ table. In a March 18 letter to RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay (Electoral Area C Director), … > Read More

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Strong turnout to first Toby Benches OCP meeting

Over 50 people took in the introductory meeting for the Toby Benches Official Community Plan (OCP) process Wednesday night (March 18). “I would like to thank everyone for taking the time to participate in our first meeting,” said Regional District … > Read More

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75 nominees up for chamber awards

Business Excellence Awards Gala Evening April 11 Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards nominees have completed their interviews and along with the balance of the city excitedly await the announcement of the award recipients at the April 11 Gala … > Read More

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Fire chiefs for the day

Move over Fire Chief Dave Boreen…we had a new Fire Chief in the house in Jaffray for the day! Honourary ‘Chief for a Day’ Chance and his Honourary ‘Deputy Chief for the Day’ Shelby donned their helmets and took a spin … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the March 6 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. Volunteers of the Year announced The 2015 RDEK Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year have been announced. They are: … > Read More

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Koocanusa officer included in funding announcement

Three projects in the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) Central Subregion have received a big boost after being awarded funding through the Central East Kootenay Community Directed Funds (CEKCDF) Program. “Our committee has been refining its focus, reviewing funding … > Read More

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Stetski seeks to lead NDP in Kootenay-Columbia

Committed to doing his part to ensure that the Conservative government comes to an end at the next election, former Cranbrook mayor and longtime public servant Wayne Stetski is announcing his intention to run for Member of Parliament for the … > Read More

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Fantastic response to Elko Fire recruitment

The momentum continues to build in Elko as the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) works to establish a new fire service for the community this fall. “We had a fantastic response to the volunteer recruitment drive, which just wrapped … > Read More

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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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