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College board announces appointments

College of the Rockies’ Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members. Appointed to the College Board through Provincial Order in Council are Steen Jorgensen, Jesse Nicholas, and Cindy Yates of Cranbrook, Krys Sikora … > Read More

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Shovar returned as chief

Lorne Shovar is returning as chief of the ?Akisq’nuk First Nation following a May 20 election. Shovar earned 47 votes to re-claim his position as chief of the band. With 45, 43 and 40 votes respectively, Allan Nicholas, Rosemary Phillips … > Read More

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18th annual Wings Over the Rockies begins May 5

Each year the Wings Over the Rockies Bird Festival volunteer Board of Directors selects a theme to focus our presenters and event leaders and educate our participants. Our theme for 2014 is the Mystery of Migration and the Festival coincides … > Read More

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11 graduate from Bladerunners program

Graduates of the Bladerunners Aboriginal Youth Employment Training Program pose for a photo at the Copper Point Resort on Friday, February 28. Organized by the Ktunaxa Nation Council, the College of the Rockies, Service Canada, the Province of B.C., and … > Read More

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Two new councillors for Akisqnuk First Nation

Two new council members were elected to join the Akisqnuk First Nation council on Monday, June 18. Lucille Shovar and Stephen Nicholas were voted by band membership to sit on the First Nation’s five-person council. They will join Chief Lorne … > Read More

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Jumbo Wild members vow the fight has just begun

About 250 people took part in a Jumbo Wild rally at the Invermere Community Hall last night. A downtown demonstration preceded a gathering in the hall, where a series of speakers declared their intent to keep fighting against the Glacier … > Read More

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Working protocol to be signed by Akisqnuknik Development Corporation and WoodEx Industries

Akisqnuknik Development Corporation and Woodex Industries Ltd. will be signing a working protocol on Thursday, November 24, at the Akisqnuk First Nations administration building. Akisqnuknik Development Corporation, is a 100% owned business of the Akisqnuk First Nation. It is located … > Read More

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Inaugural Columbia Salmon Festival underway

The first ever Columbia Salmon Festival begins today, Sept. 28 in the Columbia Valley, and runs until Oct. 1 at venues in Fairmont Hot Springs, Windermere and Invermere. Hosted by the Ktunaxa and Secwepemc Nations, today’s (Sept. 28) events include … > Read More

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