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What’s behind the proposed wildlife agency?

Letter to the Editor The province’s announcement of a new wildlife management agency raises more questions than it answers. Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett’s interpretation,…

Funding for airport infrastructure project

Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook will receive $60,000 in funding from the B.C. Air Access Program this year for apron safety upgrades, announced Kootenay…

Major change in wildlife management in B.C.

B.C. Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today that all hunting licence revenue will be re-invested to enhance wildlife management activities….

$1 million + in Clean Water funds for region

Local governments in the East Kootenay are receiving $1,031,450 in federal-provincial investments in critical clean water and wastewater infrastructure, announced Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett…

$1 million grant for Greenways trail

A bicycling/walking trail between Invermere and Fairmont Hot Springs is getting $1 million in provincial government funding. Premier Christy Clark and Kootenay East MLA Bill…