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Westside Legacy Trail push continues

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A multi-organization represented Columbia Valley group is working hard to create a paved trail down Westside Road, from Invermere to Fairmont Hot Springs. Mark Halwa of Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance and Richard Haworth, Haworth Development Consulting … > 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 2015 Electoral Area Volunteer of the … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

10-Year Service Award Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Planning Technician Jean Terpsma (pictured above) was recognized for her 10-years of service in the Planning and Development Services Department at the outset of the Jan. 9 RDEK board meeting. Seeking … > Read More

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New OCP process to begin for Toby Benches

Work will soon begin on a new planning process for the Toby Benches area in the Columbia Valley. “The Toby Benches Land Use Strategy is the Regional District of East Kootenay’s oldest land use plan and will be replaced by … > Read More

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Legacy of giving lights stars

Interior Health’s Swan Valley Lodge in Creston is the latest benefactor of a $5,000 gift to East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) Starlite Campaign. Rob and Dennis, sons of Henry and Josephine Gay, took a unique approach to honour the lives … > Read More

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2014 in the East Kootenay

January to June One of the things I love the most about living in the East Kootenay is the abundant potential for photographic fun; whether scenery, people, events or the quirky ephemera of day-to-day existence in this beautiful region. The … > Read More

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December in the East Kootenay

When the yearly calendar turns the corner into December, I generally rejoice because November is like the mean drunken uncle no one likes but everyone must suffer through during his annual visit. Can’t stand November, except for the Grey Cup. … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Servicing Agreements signed The board chair and chief administrative officer of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) have signed five-year Agreements with the Shuswap Indian Band for RDEK and Kootenay East Regional Hospital District services provided to the Shuswap Reserve … > Read More

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Elko Fire Protection closer to reality

On the heels of a successful assent voting process in November, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is moving forward with the establishment of a fire protection service in Elko. The regional board of directors Dec. 12 adopted the … > Read More

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Wasa celebrates opening of Pete Vereshagen Rink

A number of community members and dignitaries were on hand for the first ‘official’ puck drop at the newly completed Wasa and District Lion’s Pete Vereshagen Memorial Rink. The Wasa and District Lion’s Club has always maintained a rink in … > Read More

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