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Work starts on new transfer station in Fernie

Sparwood Councillor, Gayle Travis; RDEK Electoral Area A Director Mike Sosnowski; Fernie Mayor Cindy Corrigan; Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett; Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher; BPR Construction Site Superintendent Brett Rode; RDEK Solid Waste Superintendent Jim Penson; and RDEK Vice Chair Rob Gay, at the site of the new transfer station.  - A.Trehane
Sparwood Councillor, Gayle Travis; RDEK Electoral Area A Director Mike Sosnowski; Fernie Mayor Cindy Corrigan; Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett; Elkford Mayor Dean McKerracher; BPR Construction Site Superintendent Brett Rode; RDEK Solid Waste Superintendent Jim Penson; and RDEK Vice Chair Rob Gay, at the site of the new transfer station.
— image credit: A.Trehane

After years of discussions, soil has finally been turned on Fernie’s new transfer station.

On Friday last week, representatives from the City of Fernie, District of Sparwood, District of Elkford and the RDEK attended the site of the new transfer station, on Highway 3 opposite Home Hardware, to see work begin.

East Kootenay MLA Bill Bennett, said, “This project has been going on for so long and I have been asked to promote three or four different sites in the last few years.

“So for me, to see something finally in progress is really great.”

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