Tag Archives: Sparwood

Sparwood Council Facts

Development Variance Permit District of Sparwood Council July 21 approved a Development Variance Permit application to reduce the minimum front yard setback from 25’ to 19’ at 441 Engelmann Srpuce Drive to allow for the build of a front porch. … > Read More

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New FM station approved for the East Kootenay

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today (July 29) approved an application by Alberta-based Clear Sky Radio Inc. for a new FM radio station to serve the East Kootenay. The station, to be known as Summit 107, will serve … > Read More

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Beery good news from Elk River Alliance

Since it is the season of suds, here is some ‘beery’ good news from the Elk River Alliance. Above photo: Lanka Hawrys (right) from Fernie Brewing Company (FBC) makes a donation of $740.18 to Lee-Anne Walker from the Elk River … > Read More

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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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