NEWS & NOTICES


May 20, 2016 (last updated)

 

Community Information

 

Personal Emergency Preparedness - Are you Prepared?

 

 

Last year's Rock Creek Fire, and the current wildfire activity in Northern BC and Alberta, are good reminders that emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. Your own personal preparedness can go a long way in assisting you in managing the emergency and recovery afterward. The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has made a variety of guides and plans from PreparedBC available on their website to help residents prepare incase of an emergency in the area.

 

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Are you FireSmart or FireDumb?

 

 

 

 

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It may look like an old gas pump from the past but looks can be deceiving. This is in fact a new Electric Car Charging Station located at the Kettle River Museum in Midway. Kudos to the Public Works Foreman for combining the past and the present to create a unique home for the charging station.

 

 

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The Village of Midway was presented with a Community Award of Merit from the WoodWorks! program of the Canadian Wood Council at the UBCM Convention last week. The award was presented for the wooden dormers at the Boundary Expo Recreation Centre (built using wood graciously donated by John Lindquist and Family from Rock Creek) and for the Villages support of the BC wood industry and its commitment to use wood.

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Community Events

 

Strawberry Tea - Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Parkview Manor in Midway. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. $5 per person. Raffle prizes. For more information phone 250-449-2842.

 

Making a Hash of It - a play by the Midway...and Beyond Little Theatre. Show runs from Wednesday, May 18 - Saturday, May 21. Tickets $12 available at The Spot in Midway. Written by local writer John Hibberson as a testament to the area and people he has become fond of over the 44-years he has lived here. If you love the Boundary country, come and celebrate it with your laughter! Set near the small Village of Stoney Creek located on the Brown River in BC's southern interior, "Making a Hash of It" revolves around the Dewdrop Inn that somehow becomes the chosen location for a stolen treasure that everyone is seeking including the RCMP and the Russian Mafia. Toss in a love element and the audience is in for spicey evening of laughter featuring local actors.

 

Kettle River Museum Season Opening and Annual Trunk-Tailgate Sale - Saturday, May 21, 2016, 9:00 am - noon at the Kettle River Museum. Bake sale, free coffee, juice, and cake, plus free museum entry. Breakfast available from 9:00 am. To reserve your $5 spot at the Trunk-Tailgate sale please call Steve at 250-449-2467.

 

Midway Movie Madness - Presented by the Midway Community Association. May 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Midway Community Hall. $3 includes popcorn and a drink. Please bring your own cup! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Featuring: Goosebumps (PG) - A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Deleware.

 

 

 

Visit the Events page for more events happening in Midway and the surrounding area. The 2014-2015 regular season Arena Schedule can be found here.

 

Village & Council News

 

The Village Office will be closed Monday, May 23, 2016 for the Victoria Day long weekend. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:30 am.

 

Regular Council meeting

Monday, June 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers at 661 Eighth Ave.

 

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Congratulations to Midway Fire Department Fire Chief Walt Osellame on his 25-year long-service medallion and his 35-year long-service bar. And to MVFD Deputy Chief Keith Martin on his 25-year long-service medallion. The Mayor, Council, Staff, and Residents of the Village of Midway thank you both for your hard work and dedication to serving and protecting our Village and rural area.

 

 

 

 

 

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Thank you to everyone who attended the Unveiling and Blessing Ceremony of the Gateway (Stekthal) Learning Circle today at the Entwined Trees Park in Midway. A big thanks to our Public Works and Parks crew for all their hard work, time, and equipment used to prepare the site. More pictures can be found on our Facebook Page.

 

 

 

 

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RDKB 2015 Curbside Collection Calendar Area E/West Boundary (Eholt to Carmi). For more information on all West Boundary Solid Waste Services please visit http://rdkb.com/Services/EnvironmentalServices2014/WasteManagement/WestBoundary.aspx

 

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A bit of Midway History on YouTube

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mayor Randy Kappes accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from the Mayor of Greenwood - and had a little help from Council! Check out the YouTube video below.

 

 

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Photos Wanted!

If you have a photo that you would like to (potentially) see on the Village of Midway website please let us know! Historical photos, places of interest, or people enjoying what Midway has to offer are just a few ideas. Contact Jenny at midwayreception@shaw.ca for more information.

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Village of Midway
Box 160, Midway BC, Canada, V0H 1M0
Customer Service: Call 250-449-2222 ∙ Fax 250-449-2258

 

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