Tag Archives: RDEK

Ogilvie recognition well-deserved

e-KNOW Editorial It’s nice to see the City of Kimberley honour former long-time Mayor Jim Ogilvie by renaming a major thoroughfare after him. The city recently erected signs renaming 312th Street to Jim Ogilvie Way, recognizing his incredible 46 years … > Read More

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West Fernie restructure to proceed say prelim results

The preliminary results of the West Fernie Servicing and Restructure petition are in and the project has received the required approval from the community to proceed. “We have been working on this project for several years and I’d like to … > Read More

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High fire danger locally; report any smoke and fire

Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services is asking the public to use extreme caution in any forest activities in and around the city including things like backcountry recreation with motorcycles and ATVs, campfires, fireworks and even smoking. With these current conditions … > Read More

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Beautification initiatives update

Dear Fernie business and property owners… On behalf of the City of Fernie Beautification Committee, I would like to provide you with an update on our summer initiatives. The committee is dedicated to keeping our community attractive for residents and … > Read More

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Maintenance work completed on Old Coach Greenway

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is advising users of the Old Coach Greenway to be aware of dusty and soft conditions along the trail over the next few months. “We recently completed a grading project on the Old … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Area A Flood Control Service Establishment Bylaw adopted The new Electoral Area A Flood Control Service will help fund flood mitigation projects in Electoral Area A, along with the operation and maintenance of flood control infrastructure. The Regional District of … > Read More

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Governments get community safety funds

Cranbrook, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood and the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) are receiving more than $1 million from the Strategic Community Investment Fund to invest in local policing and community safety, services and projects, Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett … > Read More

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e-KNOW three today

Three years ago today I uploaded the first story onto East Kootenay News Online Weekly (e-KNOW), an introductory column detailing the W5 of our online-only newspaper. When I hit ‘publish,’ e-KNOW came live for a readership of a few dozen … > Read More

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Q&A focus of upcoming West Fernie meeting

With a petition deadline of July 21 edging closer, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is hosting a public information meeting aimed at answering questions on the proposed West Fernie Servicing and Restructure Project. “We had a well attended … > Read More

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Siphon attempt unsuccessful at Elizabeth Lake

An attempt by the City of Cranbrook this morning to begin moving water out of Elizabeth Lake across Wattsville Road using a siphon system was not successful. Instead of pumping, the city, through discussions with the Regional District of East … > Read More

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