Tag Archives: Teck

Haul truck driver injured at Greenhills

A 30-year-old haul truck driver was badly injured Jan. 25 in an industrial accident at Teck’s Greenhills Operation at Elkford. Emergency response crews were called to the mine at about 9:30 a.m. after a quarry truck rolled, trapping the driver … > Read More

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Teck Kootenay Cup the biggest ever

The Teck Kootenay Cup No. 1 and No. 2, as well as the BC Winter Games Trials for the Kootenay Zone, were held in the beautiful venue of Kimberley Nordic Club (KNC), in Kimberley, January 2 and 3. The KNC … > Read More

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Teck Kootenay Cup returns to Kimberley

The Teck Kootenay Cup No. 1 and No. 2 as well as the BC Winter Games Trials for the Kootenay Zone are being held in beautiful Kimberley on January 2 and 3. The Kimberley Nordic Club has invited ski clubs from across the … > Read More

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A flood of successes during a year of drought

ERA’s 2015 Annual Report The year 2015 has been a year of contrasts. The Elk River Watershed Alliance’s (ERA) biggest project, the Elk River Flood Solutions Strategy, is occurring ironically during the worst drought in years! “During our 2015 research … > Read More

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Notes from City Hall

Solid Waste and Regulations Bylaw No. 2520 City of Kimberley council adopted the ‘City of Kimberley Solid Waste and Regulations Bylaw No. 2520 at the September 28 regular meeting. The city asks that you please review the bylaw to educate … > Read More

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Fire prevention gets double coverage in Kimberley

By Brenda Ann Babinski After what has been the hottest summer in recorded history, the City of Kimberley is doing double duty on the fire prevention front. At the September 28 City of Kimberley council meeting, the Fuels Management Update … > Read More

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Residents show their love for the Elk River

Residents from Elkford, Sparwood and Fernie showed their love for the Elk River this past weekend at the Elk River Alliance’s (ERA) ‘Our River Rocks – Elk River Festival’ events, held in conjunction with B.C. and World Rivers Day. On … > Read More

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A good time to think outside the box

e-KNOW Editorial Former District of Invermere Mayor Mark Shmigelsky was fond of reminding fellow Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) directors from the Elk Valley about how lucky they were to have the coal mines in their backyards. Not only … > Read More

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College hosts Bolivian partners

College of the Rockies welcomed four guests from the Industrial Training Institute (Instituto de Aprendizaje Industrial) in Oruro, Bolivia from July 1 to 7. The Institute’s president and three technical trades instructors took part in professional development activities at the … > Read More

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Kimberley’s SunMine powers up

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A touch of irony, plenty of thanks all-around and some good humour highlighted the official launch of SunMine today (July 27). On a cloudy and slightly rainy day in the sunniest city in British Columbia, the switch … > Read More

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