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Wildfire risk reduction grants benefit region

The B.C. government is providing more than $907,000 in community resiliency investment grants to support projects in the Southeast Fire Centre. “Community resiliency investment funding…

Rural Dividend grants boost local projects

Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $1,424,303 for nine projects in the Kootenays, Katrine Conroy, MLA for Kootenay…

Invermere Council Update

What Happened at Invermere Council This Week? By Carol Gordon The regular meeting of the District of Invermere council was held on Tuesday, March 13…

RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the March 2 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting held in Cranbrook….

RDEK taxation increased 1.3%

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors has adopted its 2018-2022 Financial Plan. The 2018 operating budget totals $30,543,324, which represents a…

RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the Dec. 1 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting. 2018 Priority Projects…

Columbia Valley Centre officially opened

After many years of contemplation, discussion, back-and-forth and up and down, valley residents Sept. 20 celebrated the opening of the Columbia Valley Centre. District of…

Sunday fire appears to be human caused

A Sunday afternoon fire off Kootenay Road No. 3 appears to be human-caused, reports Columbia Valley RCMP. On September 24 at about 2 p.m., Columbia Valley…