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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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Reduced cost for energy assessments

East Kootenay homeowners: Curious about the energy efficiency of your home? Want to save money on your energy bills? Want to be more comfortable in your home? The East Kootenay Energy Diet (EKED) is a program that helps residents of the East … > Read More

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Preparing your family for emergencies

The old Windermere Fire Hall will be the hub of activity May 2 as the Emergency Preparedness Fair gets underway. “The focus of the day will be on helping people prepare for an emergency, but we will have all kinds … > Read More

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Columbia Lake proposal goes to public hearing

A single-family residential subdivision proposal for Columbia Lake Road will go before the public May 7 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort (Birch Room). Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors April 10 passed the first two readings of Bylaws … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the April 10 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. 10-Year Service Award RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay presented Lynne Newhouse (pictured above) with a 10-year service award. Lynne is … > Read More

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New fire trucks for Elko and Jaffray

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors April 10 approved the purchase of fire engines from Ft. Garry Fire Trucks for the Elko Fire Department and Jaffray Fire Department. The two fire trucks cost $247,432 and $237,500 … > Read More

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?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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