Tag Archives: Wasa

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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A glorious Gran Fondo

About 360 riders took part in the Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary Club organized 2014 Kootenay Rockies Gran Fondo Sept. 7. Under crisp, blue skies, riders participated in three different route length races, all beginning and ending at St. Eugene Resort and … > Read More

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Kootenay River Runners prize goes to Instagram participant

Amy Bereczki of Cranbrook takes home a rafting trip for two on Toby Creek for her stop-action photo of ‘Keeva the Beeva.’ Her fun-loving pup is launching into Lazy Lake, northeast of Wasa. Thanks to the Kootenay River Runners for their generous … > Read More

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Camping in comfort with no hassle

We pulled into the camping site in Kimberley’s Riverside Campground to find a tidy, prepared spot with a travel trailer complete with master bedroom and slide, ready to not roll. All we had to do was pull our gear from the … > Read More

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Fairmont Lions show support for regional health care

Lions Clubs plan and participate in a wide variety of service projects that meet the goal of Lions Clubs international as well as the needs of their local community. For the Fairmont Lions Club they take that dedication one step … > Read More

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Highway 95A south closed due to fire

The fire currently burning at the Columbia Salvage scrap yard in south Marysville has now forced the closure of Highway 95A. Drive BC reports – Highway 95A Both directions
 – is closed in both directions because of the fire. Smoke from … > Read More

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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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