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McKerracher re-elected KERHD chair; Taft vice

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District (KERHD) board this morning elected its chair and acting chair (vice chair) for the coming year. District of Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher has been re-elected chair for this second term. He has also served two … > Read More

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Firefighter recruitment next week in Hosmer

Members of the Elk Valley & South Country Rural Fire Service will be in Hosmer early next week as the ‘Hosmer Fire Recruitment Drive’ gets underway. “We will have some of our volunteers from Hosmer, Jaffray and Baynes Lake departments … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the Feb. 1 District of Sparwood council meeting. BYLAWS Development Application Procedures Bylaw  Council adopted Development Application Procedures Bylaw 1177, 2016 that replaced Land Use Application Procedures Bylaw 1042.  In addition … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Transition plan in place as CAO eyes retirement The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Jan. 8 announced they have selected a new Chief Administrative Officer to replace current CAO Lee-Ann Crane when she retires later this … > Read More

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Giuliano goes to bat for Fernie Ford

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW City of Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano Jan. 8 managed to convince fellow Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) directors to reverse a decision not to support the city’s annexation of the Fernie Ford property on the … > Read More

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Successor named for RDEK CAO

The Regional District of East Kootenay board of directors today named a successor to the position of chief administrative officer (CAO). Current CAO Lee-Ann Crane is retiring in May and she will be replaced by current RDEK director of finances … > Read More

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Trust boosting local project funding 15%

Community projects will be getting access to more funds this spring through Columbia Basin Trust’s popular Community Initiatives and Affected Areas programs. The Trust Jan. 8 announced a 15% increase from $3.6 million per year throughout the Basin, to over … > Read More

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Climate action on a local scale

After world nations negotiate in Paris on climate – Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK), BC Hydro and Columbia Basin Trust are partnering to help East Kootenay communities save energy and reduce emissions. The multi-year partnership will help create a level playing … > Read More

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Draft Toby Benches OCP unveiled

Almost exactly one year ago, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) started working on an Official Community Plan (OCP) planning process for the Toby Benches area. The draft OCP is now available for review and comment. “We have been … > Read More

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RDEK on hunt for outstanding volunteers

If you know an outstanding volunteer in one of the rural areas in the region, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) wants to hear from you. Nomination forms are now available for the 2016 Electoral Area Volunteer of the … > Read More

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