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The right to public consultation

Letter to the Editor It is heartening to see some letters from the public questioning the lack of public involvement and consultation in various municipal…

Kimberley Area Wildfire Update

Predicted fire intensity could exceed capability of ground resources: BCWS The Meachen Creek Fire (N11886)
- 6,996 hectares in size (estimated);
21 firefighting personnel on site, with…

Meachen Creek fire remains in drainage

BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) reported last night the Meachen Creek wildfire has not spread into the St. Mary Valley. “Active winds gusting up to 40…

Check RDEK public hearing notices on e-KNOW

“I didn’t know about it.” “We weren’t made aware of this.” “If there was better communication…” Ask any Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) or…

2017 in the East Kootenay

The following is a glimpse of the Year 2017 in the East Kootenay – with images culled from our seasonal photo essays. All the images…

Summer in the East Kootenay

Summer 2017 was a real son of a bastage. That’s all there is to say about that. Still, I’d rather live in a smoky East…