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Creston Valley Advance
Cranbrook gets new, much-needed psychologistto Cranbrook represents the filling of a longstanding void — she is now the onl
Creston Valley Advance / Posted 14 hours ago
to Cranbrook represents the filling of a longstanding void — she is now the only registered psychologist working in the East Kootenay. On Tuesday, November 21 she held an open house at the cozy new office at 209 14 Ave. North and the Townsman... Read more
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Creston Valley Advance
Creston Valley Thunder Cats are on a hot streak after sweeping two weekend gamesCreston is now six points behind the division-leading Dynamiters, and have a ga
Creston Valley Advance / Posted yesterday
Creston is now six points behind the division-leading Dynamiters, and have a game in hand. The Thunder Cats have an all-East Kootenay weekend ahead. They host the Fernie Ghostriders on Friday night and then return to Kimberley for another game... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
North Zone Kings crush the IceThe North Zone Kings welcomed the East Kootenay Zone Ice to the civic arena Sat
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 2 days ago
The North Zone Kings welcomed the East Kootenay Zone Ice to the civic arena Saturday evening and dealt them a 5-1 thrashing. Kohen Martin opened the scoring with a low stick-side snapper from Eric Noren just over four minutes into the game. Captain... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Kings crush Ice 5-1The North Zone Kings stopped the East Kootenay Zone Ice 5-1 in Okanagan Mainlin
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 2 days ago
The North Zone Kings stopped the East Kootenay Zone Ice 5-1 in Okanagan Mainline Midget Tier 1 Hockey League play Saturday night at Civic Arena. Kohen Martin opened the scoring with a low, stick-side snapper from Eric Noren just four minutes into... Read more
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Creston Valley Advance
Oil dumped illegally at Tie Lake Transfer StationThe Regional District of East Kootenay is searching for any information in rega
Creston Valley Advance / Posted 3 days ago
The Regional District of East Kootenay is searching for any information in regards to a large amount of oil dumped illegally at the Tie Lake Transfer Station. The RDEK discovered the oil spill yesterday morning, November 15, and immediately started... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Oil dumped illegally at Tie Lake Transfer StationThe Regional District of East Kootenay is searching for any information in rega
Fernie Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
The Regional District of East Kootenay is searching for any information in regards to a large amount of oil dumped illegally at the Tie Lake Transfer Station. The RDEK discovered the oil spill yesterday morning, November 15, and immediately started... Read more
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BC Local News
The limits of Indigenous rightsthat constitutional protection for religious expression does not extend to the
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
that constitutional protection for religious expression does not extend to the Ktunaxa’s claims about Jumbo Glacier, as the East Kootenay alpine basin is known. Six years ago, then-NDP leader Adrian Dix invited Ktunaxa tribal council chair Kathryn... Read more
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Houston Today
The limits of Indigenous rightsthat constitutional protection for religious expression does not extend to the
Houston Today / Posted 9 days ago
that constitutional protection for religious expression does not extend to the Ktunaxa’s claims about Jumbo Glacier, as the East Kootenay alpine basin is known. Six years ago, then-NDP leader Adrian Dix invited Ktunaxa tribal council chair Kathryn... Read more
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BC Local News
Cracking the Code (In 3-D): A Water Data Hub Dialoguechallenges in the face of climate change. The dialogue will take place over tw
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
challenges in the face of climate change. The dialogue will take place over two days during a conference in Invermere (East Kootenay) that will feature roughly 30 experts from across North America presenting on a range of water data-related... Read more
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BC Local News
Mind to Market; business expo at St. Eugene& District Chamber of Commerce 3. City of Kimberley 4. Cranbrook Chamber of Com
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
& District Chamber of Commerce 3. City of Kimberley 4. Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce 5. POS n Go 6. Community Futures East Kootenay / BDC 7. The Ground Floor 8. Basin Business Advisors 9. Telus 10. Koocanusa Publications – Kootenay Business... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Cracking the code (in 3-D): A water data hub dialoguechallenges in the face of climate change. The dialogue will take place over tw
Revelstoke Review / Posted 16 days ago
challenges in the face of climate change. The dialogue will take place over two days during a conference in Invermere (East Kootenay) that will feature roughly 30 experts from across North America presenting on a range of water data-related... Read more
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CTV News
Daylight saving time comes to an end this weekend -- amid renewed scrutinystandard time year-round. Other parts of Canada that keep to standard time inc
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
standard time year-round. Other parts of Canada that keep to standard time include northeastern British Columbia, the East Kootenay region of southeastern B.C., three communities in northwestern Ontario, the eastern tip of Quebec and... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Are you ready to fall back? Daylight savings time ends this weekendDawson Creek, Hudson’s Hope, Fort St. John, Taylor and Tumbler Ridge) is on Mou
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 21 days ago
Dawson Creek, Hudson’s Hope, Fort St. John, Taylor and Tumbler Ridge) is on Mountain Time and does not observe DST. The East Kootenay region of south-eastern BC is on Mountain Time and observes DST,with the exception of Creston, which observes... Read more
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CTV News
Supreme Court to rule in B.C. case involving Indigenous spiritualityland and their holiest sites." Partly in response to legal delays, and followi
CTV News / Posted 21 days ago
land and their holiest sites." Partly in response to legal delays, and following a request from the Regional District of East Kootenay, the provincial government incorporated Jumbo as a mountain resort municipality in 2012, even though the area... Read more
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Golden Star
Interior Health board visits GoldenMembers of the Interior Health board visited Golden Thursday, October 24 in the
Golden Star / Posted 22 days ago
Members of the Interior Health board visited Golden Thursday, October 24 in their current trip around the East Kootenay area visiting hospitals and other medical personnel. While no major announcements were made, the purpose of the trip was mainly... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Kings light the lamp in KimberleyThe North Zone Midget Tier 1 Kings swept the East Kootenay Ice 8-2 and 6-1 in O
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 23 days ago
The North Zone Midget Tier 1 Kings swept the East Kootenay Ice 8-2 and 6-1 in Okanagan Midget Tier 1 Hockey League play in Kimberley. Lee Christensen opened the scoring for the Kings Saturday on a powerplay, assisted by captain Joe Eggert at 16:10... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Kings melt Ice twiceThe North Zone Midget Tier 1 Kings swept the East Kootenay Ice 8-2 and 6-1 in O
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 23 days ago
The North Zone Midget Tier 1 Kings swept the East Kootenay Ice 8-2 and 6-1 in Okanagan Mainline Midget Tier 1 Hockey League play in Kimberley. Lee Christensen opened the scoring for the Kings Saturday on a powerplay, assisted by captain Joe Eggert... Read more
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BC Local News
Harvested in Asia, crafted in Fernieis a board member of the Elk River Alliance, a local conservation group dedicat
BC Local News / Posted 27 days ago
is a board member of the Elk River Alliance, a local conservation group dedicated to preserving bodies of water in the East Kootenay. They believe that it’s everyone’s responsibility to practice good water conservation, and that together, we... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Harvested in Asia, crafted in Fernieis a board member of the Elk River Alliance, a local conservation group dedicat
Fernie Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
is a board member of the Elk River Alliance, a local conservation group dedicated to preserving bodies of water in the East Kootenay. They believe that it’s everyone’s responsibility to practice good water conservation, and that together, we... Read more
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Creston Valley Advance
Harvested in Asia, crafted in Fernieis a board member of the Elk River Alliance, a local conservation group dedicat
Creston Valley Advance / Posted 27 days ago
is a board member of the Elk River Alliance, a local conservation group dedicated to preserving bodies of water in the East Kootenay. They believe that it’s everyone’s responsibility to practice good water conservation, and that together, we... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Top officials tour through hospitalTop officials from the Interior Health Authority stopped in Cranbrook this week
Fernie Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
Top officials from the Interior Health Authority stopped in Cranbrook this week to visit the East Kootenay Regional Hospital as part of a listening tour throughout the region. Chris Mazurkewich, CEO of Interior Health and Doug Cochrane, who was... Read more
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Abbotsford News
City of Chilliwack administrator sits on joint cannabis committeeLegalization and Regulation Secretariat and the following UBCM members: Wendy
Abbotsford News / Posted 29 days ago
Legalization and Regulation Secretariat and the following UBCM members: Wendy Booth, director, Regional District of East Kootenay Kerry Jang, councillor, City of Vancouver Maya Tait, mayor, District of Sooke Brian Frenkel, councillor,... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Midget Rockets take 2 in tier 1 actionthe Thompson Zone (Kamloops) 4-2. The midget tier 1 league also includes teams
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 29 days ago
the Thompson Zone (Kamloops) 4-2. The midget tier 1 league also includes teams from the North Zone (Salmon Arm, Vernon), East Kootenay (Cranbrook, Kimberley) and Prince George. B.C. Hockey instituted the zone program last season to allow players... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Midget Rockets take 2 in tier 1 actionthe Thompson Zone (Kamloops) 4-2. The midget tier 1 league also includes teams
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 29 days ago
the Thompson Zone (Kamloops) 4-2. The midget tier 1 league also includes teams from the North Zone (Salmon Arm, Vernon), East Kootenay (Cranbrook, Kimberley) and Prince George. B.C. Hockey instituted the zone program last season to allow players... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
City of Chilliwack administrator sits on joint cannabis committeeLegalization and Regulation Secretariat and the following UBCM members: Wendy
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 29 days ago
Legalization and Regulation Secretariat and the following UBCM members: Wendy Booth, director, Regional District of East Kootenay Kerry Jang, councillor, City of Vancouver Maya Tait, mayor, District of Sooke Brian Frenkel, councillor,... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Liberal leadership race stops in CranbrookThe BC Liberal leadership race came to the East Kootenay this weekend as Andrew
Fernie Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
The BC Liberal leadership race came to the East Kootenay this weekend as Andrew Wilkinson stumped in Cranbrook to reach out and grow a base of support beyond Metro Vancouver. Wilkinson, MLA for Vancouver-Quilchena, leaned heavily on his rural... Read more
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Creston Valley Advance
One injured in Cranbrook stabbingpark. The victim was quickly located at scene with serious, though non-life thr
Creston Valley Advance / Posted a month ago
park. The victim was quickly located at scene with serious, though non-life threatening injuries. With the assistance of East Kootenay Traffic Services, Kimberley RCMP and the Police Dog Service, two suspects were arrested at a nearby residence... Read more
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BC Local News
Mainroad taking lessons from last winter into upcoming seasonforecasting and where to source road and weather information were the topics of
BC Local News / Posted 1 months ago
forecasting and where to source road and weather information were the topics of a media advisory session hosted by Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting on Friday. From last winter, which saw unprecedented snow fall levels, Mainroad and the BC... Read more
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Nelson Star
UPDATED: Hydro lines down near Moyieof road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said l
Nelson Star / Posted 1 months ago
of road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said lines are down 8 kilometers west of of the East Kootenay community on Hwy. 3. The road has been reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic. “There might be temporary,... Read more
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Castlegar News
UPDATED: Hydro lines down near Moyieof road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said l
Castlegar News / Posted 1 months ago
of road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said lines are down 8 kilometers west of of the East Kootenay community on Hwy. 3. The road has been reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic. “There might be temporary,... Read more
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Arrow Lakes News
Hydro lines down near Moyieof road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said l
Arrow Lakes News / Posted 1 months ago
of road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said lines are down 8 kilometers west of of the East Kootenay community on Hwy. 3. The road has been reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic, as of 12:49 p.m. on... Read more
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Grand Forks Gazette
Hydro lines down near Moyieof road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said l
Grand Forks Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
of road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said lines are down 8 kilometers west of of the East Kootenay community on Hwy. 3. The road has been reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic, as of 12:49 p.m. on... Read more
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Golden Star
Hydro lines down near Moyieof road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said l
Golden Star / Posted 1 months ago
of road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said lines are down 8 kilometers west of of the East Kootenay community on Hwy. 3. The road has been reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic, as of 12:49 p.m. on... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Mainroad taking lessons from last winter into upcoming seasonforecasting and where to source road and weather information were the topics of
Fernie Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
forecasting and where to source road and weather information were the topics of a media advisory session hosted by Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting on Friday. From last winter, which saw unprecedented snow fall levels, Mainroad and the BC... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Hydro lines down near Moyieof road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said l
Fernie Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
of road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said lines are down 8 kilometers west of of the East Kootenay community on Hwy. 3. The road has been reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic, as of 12:49 p.m. on... Read more
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Creston Valley Advance
Hydro lines down near Moyieof road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said l
Creston Valley Advance / Posted 1 months ago
of road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said lines are down 8 kilometers west of of the East Kootenay community on Hwy. 3. The road has been reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic, as of 12:49 p.m. on... Read more
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Rossland News
Hydro lines down near Moyieof road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said l
Rossland News / Posted 1 months ago
of road south of Moyie, snarling traffic in both directions. Drive B.C. said lines are down 8 kilometers west of of the East Kootenay community on Hwy. 3. The road has been reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic, as of 12:49 p.m. on... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Ammonia leak at B.C. arena kills three, evacuation order persistsagency in 1996, was working “at his other job with the City of Fernie when he d
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
agency in 1996, was working “at his other job with the City of Fernie when he died.” The agency says Smith worked in the East Kootenay area for more than 15 years. Former prime minister Stephen Harper’s wife, Laureen, tweeted Thursday night that... Read more
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BC Local News
Kootenay region unemployment highest in B.C.said. But the statistics provided by B.C. Stats did not break down the data by
BC Local News / Posted 1 months ago
said. But the statistics provided by B.C. Stats did not break down the data by community or regional district. The Kootenay region, as defined by B.C. Stats, includes the regional districts of Kootenay Boundary, Central Kootenay and East Koot... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Fire activity waning in the regionbreaking a record that was previously set in 1958. While the recent rain and s
Fernie Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
breaking a record that was previously set in 1958. While the recent rain and snow precipitation has been evident in the East Kootenay region, there are still fires that the BC Wildfire Service are monitoring, specifically out in the Flathead... Read more
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Creston Valley Advance
Fire activity waning in the regionbreaking a record that was previously set in 1958. While the recent rain and s
Creston Valley Advance / Posted 1 months ago
breaking a record that was previously set in 1958. While the recent rain and snow precipitation has been evident in the East Kootenay region, there are still fires that the BC Wildfire Service are monitoring, specifically out in the Flathead... Read more
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Castlegar News
Fire activity waning in the regionbreaking a record that was previously set in 1958. While the recent rain and s
Castlegar News / Posted 1 months ago
breaking a record that was previously set in 1958. While the recent rain and snow precipitation has been evident in the East Kootenay region, there are still fires that the BC Wildfire Service is monitoring, specifically out in the Flathead... Read more
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Castlegar News
Kootenay region unemployment highest in B.C.said. But the statistics provided by B.C. Stats did not break down the data by
Castlegar News / Posted 1 months ago
said. But the statistics provided by B.C. Stats did not break down the data by community or regional district. The Kootenay region, as defined by B.C. Stats, includes the regional districts of Kootenay Boundary, Central Kootenay and East Koot... Read more
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Rossland News
Kootenay region unemployment highest in B.C.said. But the statistics provided by B.C. Stats did not break down the data by
Rossland News / Posted 1 months ago
said. But the statistics provided by B.C. Stats did not break down the data by community or regional district. The Kootenay region, as defined by B.C. Stats, includes the regional districts of Kootenay Boundary, Central Kootenay and East Koot... Read more
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BC Local News
Trail reviews safety protocols in light of Fernie arena tragedydirector of Parks and Recreation, was quick to issue a staff report on arena re
BC Local News / Posted 1 months ago
director of Parks and Recreation, was quick to issue a staff report on arena refrigeration plant safety on the heels of the East Kootenay tragedy. “We knew council would have questions and concerns,” Baker told the Trail Times Wednesday morning.... Read more
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