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Elko Fire Department comes on line

After about 10 years of musing, discussion, community meetings and more, the community of Elko and surrounding area now has its own fire service. The…

Happy 50th RDEK, and thank you

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is 50-years-old. Not that old, really. Pretty close to my age, in fact….

Directors say goodbye with gifts

In life there comes a point when one has to say goodbye. For two individuals of the Kootenay East Regional Hospital District (KERHD) board they…

RDEK Board Highlights

Area A Flood Control Service Establishment Bylaw adopted The new Electoral Area A Flood Control Service will help fund flood mitigation projects in Electoral Area…

Teck moving toward mine expansions

Teck Coal Ltd. wants to expand two of its Elk Valley mines. Lucy Eykamp, Teck’s social, environmental and regulatory approvals manager, outlined details of Teck’s…

2013 – the year in pictures

2013 – PART TWO The following are images that we feel capture some of the essence of what occurred throughout the East Kootenay in 2013….

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…