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Local government election information for candidates

November 15 is election day in B.C. for municipalities, regional districts and school districts. Nominations for Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area Director Nomination packages are available at the Cranbrook and Columbia Valley RDEK offices until 4 p.m., … > Read More

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Round ups rid region of toxics, poisons and wastes

Over 450 people took part in the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups around the region over the weekend. “It was great to see the participation in the event and even better to know that … > Read More

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Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups a first

East Kootenay residents will be able to rid their garages, laundry rooms and basements of those unwanted, unused and hard-to-get-rid-of household hazardous wastes at the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups. “There are all … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Elk Valley Official Community Plan public hearing set The Elk Valley Official Community Plan was given initial readings and a public hearing authorized during the Sept. 5 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. The public hearing will be … > Read More

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Region bids adieu to long service manager

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has lost one of its longest serving managers with the retirement of Building and Protective Services department head Dan McNeill. Hired by the RDEK in 1979 as a building inspector, Cranbrook resident McNeill … > Read More

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Ogilvie remembered as local government legend

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Jim Ogilvie was the man. Way back in 1991 when I covered my first Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting, I noticed two things; then District of Sparwood Mayor Toto Miller was a … > Read More

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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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