Tag Archives: Wasa

Registration underway for Wasa Triathlon

The Wasa Triathlon has been part of the East Kootenay since the late 1980s, with the Cranbrook Master’s Swim Club being instrumental in building the event up in the ‘90s. RM Events took the reigns in 2001, with this year’s event being the 16th time that this … > Read More

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Freezing Rain Warning

If the recent snowfall isn’t enough to catch your attention, the most recent warning from Environment Canada ought to do the trick. Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for the southern East Kootenay, including Kimberley, Wasa and Cranbrook. … > 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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Cranbrook has key ingredients for a celebration

A perfect celebration combines several key ingredients. The first is a cause for celebration. An example is New Year’s Eve and New Years. Other vital ingredients for a great celebration are location, food and drink, entertainment and safety. With all … > Read More

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Wasa hosting Winter Festival Dec. 31

Wasa is planning its first Winter Festival at the Wasa and District Lion’s Pete Vereshagen Memorial Rink on December 31, from noon to 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to come out and celebrate this new community jewel and the arrival … > 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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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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October in the East Kootenay

October 2014 has to rank as one of the warmest ever. We didn’t have stifling heat or anything but overall the temperatures were fairly mild and snow was mostly kept to the high country. There weren’t an abundance of sunny … > Read More

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Mosquitoes to be discussed at community meeting

The results of a preliminary assessment into mosquito populations and breeding grounds in the Wardner, Mayook, Bull River and Fort Steele area will be unveiled in early November. “There has been a great deal of work behind the scenes by … > 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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