If you drive enough on a provincial highway, it seems inevitable you will collide with an animal some day. And it seems everyone has a story of a near-miss, or a collision, with wildlife while driving at high speeds. Animals killed in collisions at the side of the road are commonplace along our highways.
Columbia Basin Trust is developing a short-term plan to help guide its activities over the next 18 to 24 months.
I found myself this past week thinking a lot about the definition of civility, how tenuous it is and how our community is the owner of it. Civility can tear as easy as tissue paper.
The City of Fernie has received grant funding from the B.C. Active Transportation Infrastructure Grants Program to use towards completing an Active Transportation Network Plan (ATNP).
June 12, 2020 - The possibility of severe weather this weekend has the Regional District of East Kootenay urging residents to remain vigilant about being aware and prepared for changing conditions.
Having lived in Fernie for the past 23 years with his wife and four children, Todd got into health care to help others, especially those less fortunate. He had some of my own misfortune with injuries so was exposed to it early on, which created a real desire to pursue it.
This Sunday, June 14 from 2-4 pm the Awareness and Accountability Proejct is hosting a Listening Project to show our solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement - everyone is invited to join the conversation.
Businesses, social enterprises and the workforce in the Columbia Basin now have access to even more support to help them in these challenging times. In response to ongoing COVID-19-related developments—including the re-opening of many businesses—Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward.
As most rivers and streams recede across the region, the BC River Forecast Centre has downgraded the East Kootenay to a High Streamflow Advisory from a Flood Watch. And, while that is encouraging news, the RDEK is urging residents to continue to be prepared and aware in the days and weeks to come.
GLOWS is thrilled to be partnering with Live It to bring you Discovery Foundation Robot Week virtually from June 15-19, 2020.
With the arrival of warmer day time temperatures and an anticipated seasonal rise in creeks and rivers, a series of self-fill sandbag stations has been established around the region.