Tag Archives: Sparwood

3 facts you need to know

About driving safely By Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett 1. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure recently completed a Rural Highway Safety and Speed Review and will be implementing changes to improve safety and mobility on our highways. 2. New … > Read More

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Search for Alex Brown continues

Police continue to search for Alex Brown after he jumped into the St. Mary’s River on the evening of July 5. Search and rescue teams have been actively searching the area along the river downstream from St. Mary’s Lake for … > Read More

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Police and SAR looking for 23-year-old Alex Brown

Kimberley RCMP is currently trying to locate Alex Brown after he jumped into the St. Mary’s River on Saturday, July 5 shortly after 7 p.m. Police were notified by a friend who observed Alex, aged 23, jump into the St. … > 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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June in the East Kootenay

June is the busiest month of the year for us at e-KNOW. Thankfully, we didn’t have the flooding in the region that has occurred the past two years, events that forced us out and about more in June. Though there … > 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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Mayor’s Update for June 2014

By City of Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano June began with my annual organization of the Library Volunteer Dinner and ended with a workshop on why economic development is important to our community and what the obstacles, opportunities and critical issues … > Read More

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Peace Run stopping in Yahk, Fernie and Sparwood

The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, the world’s longest and largest torch running relay (http://www.peacerun.org) is coming to Yahk Sunday, July 6 and to Fernie and Sparwood Monday, July 7. YAHK – July 6, 11:30 a.m. Kingsgate Community Hall, 8790 Railway. Presentation by International … > Read More

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Sparwood Peace Run July 7

The Peace Run is a global relay that seeks to promote international friendship and understanding. As a symbol of harmony, runners carry a flaming torch, passing it from hand-to-hand travelling through over 100 nations around the globe. The Peace Run … > Read More

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Invest Kootenay reaches milestone

Invest Kootenay continues to make gains in its mission to attract, retain, and expand business investment in the Kootenay region, announcing several achievements in recent weeks. Invest Kootenay is a regional partnership of Kootenay-region communities that have joined forces to … > Read More

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