Tag Archives: Wasa

Festival fatigue or time for something new?

By Robin Knight Will Johnson recently penned a piece talking about the “festival fatigue” hitting the Kootenay region, and the festivals that will no longer be happening. Although many festivals may be taking a hiatus or stopping altogether, it does … > Read More

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Wasa Winter Festival a perfect day

By Krista Nebloch Wasa Winter Festival 2015 was a huge success and a whole lot of fun! Presented by the Wasa Lions, attendance doubled at least this year and by all reports and comments we received, people really are enjoying … > Read More

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B.C. continues to bolster rural Internet access

The provincial government today announced that $1.1 million in grants has been approved for a second wave of nine projects funded through the province-wide Connecting British Columbia program. The program will benefit more than 80 B.C. communities located in rural … > Read More

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Freezing rain causing concerns

Freezing rain is creating slippery conditions on Highway 3 and 95A, reports DriveBC, which has issued a Travel Advisory. Freezing rain is reported occurring from Moyie to Wardner on Highway 3 and on Highway 95A from Cranbrook to Kimberley and … > Read More

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KAR celebrates community with free skiing/riding

Continuing with the tradition of thanking our community, Kimberley Alpine Resort (KAR) will offer a free day of skiing/riding to locals on Sunday, January, 10. Burgers will be available for $2 supporting the East Kootenay Adaptive Snow Sports (EKAS) – … > Read More

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November in the East Kootenay

November arrives with a healthy and fitting complement of malice. In its back pocket is the threat of early winter and the resulting grey pall that smothers the world forces people into panic mode; hence survival in a Canadian winter. … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Dec. 4 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting held in Cranbrook. Community Works Funds The board has approved Community Works Fund grants to Fairmont … > Read More

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Election should be a wake up call

Letter to the Editor Wow, don’t you just love democracy; the thing that Stephen Harper tried to kill in Canada over the past 10 years? No matter what you do, in the end candidates and political parties from the PM … > Read More

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Only one thing for new MP to do

e-KNOW editorial By Ian Cobb Wow. Gentlemen, take a bow. That was one hell of an election night race between David Wilks and Wayne Stetski. The back and forth affair was a nail-biter right down to the final five polls. … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Oct. 2 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. West Fernie engineering contract scope expanded The engineering services contract with the Kerr Wood Leidal / MPE Engineering team … > Read More

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