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RDEK Board Highlights

Volunteers of the Year named The 2014 Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year were named by the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors April 4. They are: Electoral Area A – Cathy Broten; Electoral Area B – Sarann … > Read More

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February in the East Kootenay

By Ian Cobb I think it is safe to say that no one wishes to talk about February – in the East Kootenay or anywhere else in Canada for that matter. For the shortest month of the year, it dragged … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Library grants approved The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors March 7 approved 2014 Library Grants for the Invermere and Radium Public Libraries. The Invermere Public Library will receive a grant in the amount of $80,000, while … > Read More

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Melt monitoring continues in RDEK

With drier conditions Saturday (March 8), there was not much new flooding and run-off activity around the region, with the exception of some sloughing along Highway 93 between Fort Steele and Wasa. “Earlier today, we received reports of erosion and sloughing in … > Read More

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Localized flooding occurring around region

With the shift in weather from snowfall earlier this week to rainfall and above-zero temperatures today, the melt is on and reports of localized flooding are starting to surface around the region. “We have had reports of some localized flooding … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Elko Well Pump Upgrade The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Feb. 14 approved $42,000 in Community Works Funding for the Elko Well Upgrade Project. The project, which will take place as part of regularly scheduled maintenance … > Read More

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Selkirk grads conducting bottle/can drives

Graduation plans are well underway for Selkirk Secondary School’s Class of 2014, and along with those plans are a number of fundraising initiatives. On Saturday, February 22 in Wasa, and Sunday, February 23 in Kimberley, the 2014 Grad Class will … > Read More

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2013 – the year in pictures

2013 PART ONE Once we begin digging back into the past year’s image files, it never ceases to boggle the mind how many we publish each year; thousands of ‘em. As per newspapering tradition, an annual retrospective is a must. … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Board priorities The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Jan. 10 set its 2014 priorities. Among the projects on the Strategic Priorities Chart are Windermere Water Consultation/community assent, the Agricultural Area Plan, Flood Control works, three Official Community … > Read More

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Krista’s Eye on the East Kootenay

LarchaPalooza and then some By Krista Nebloch With the geese heading south against the backdrop of bluebird Kootenay skies, fall arrived and brought the usual mixed bag of weather tricks and treats. While we did get our fair share of sunshiny … > Read More

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