Tag Archives: Wasa

Community weed pull on Sunday in Area E

Residents of Wasa, Meadowbrook and St. Mary Lake area are being encouraged to break out the gloves and join in a community weed pull this week. “We are targeting three common invasive plants in (Electoral) Area E: Spotted Knapweed (pictured … > Read More

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Big bucks for broadband expansion

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A host of local and neighbouring regional dignitaries were on hand in Cranbrook this morning for the announcement of $3.34 million being provided to the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) to enable it to bring high-speed Internet … > Read More

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Fires being battled near Cranbrook

A team of 25 Southeast Fire Centre fire fighters spent the day battling a blaze that has grown to about four hectares in size 7.5 km northeast of Cranbrook. The lightning strike fire featured metre tall flames at some points. … > Read More

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Police dog locates impaired driver near Wasa

In less than 12 hours two impaired drivers were removed from our roadways in and near Kimberley and Cranbrook. Both the incidents are somewhat different from the norm. (Click here to learn about the other incident.) Kimberley RCMP received a … > Read More

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Terry Fox Run organizer needed for Wasa

“Even if I don’t finish, we need others to continue. It’s got to keep going without me” the words spoken by a true Canadian hero. Terry Fox had a single dream: a world without cancer. He sought to reach out … > Read More

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Three drivers removed from the road

Last weekend Kimberley RCMP and Southeast District Traffic Services removed two impaired drivers and a prohibited driver from the roads. On Friday May 29, just after 7 p.m., a Traffic Services officer observed a vehicle near Wasa travelling well above … > Read More

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Wasa Fun Day Saturday

Wasa is the place to be for some good old fashioned family fun tomorrow, Saturday, May 30. The annual Wasa Lions Fun Day runs from 8:30 a.m. to dinner time, featuring a $10 spaghetti dinner – all at the Wasa … > Read More

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March in the East Kootenay

March has become one of my favourite months. It always brings surprises – on both sides of the weather scale. This year was no different. We had snow, we had fast, sloppy melts and we had gorgeous spring days bolstered … > Read More

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e-KNOW launches real estate section

East Kootenay News Online Weekly (e-KNOW) is launching a new real estate page to provide sellers and buyers with another guide for homes and property in the region. “Real estate is a vital piece of our economy and social fabric. … > Read More

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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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