Tag Archives: Canal Flats

Bill Green honoured for fisheries work

Kootenay-Columbia Green Party candidate Bill Green was in Portland, Oregon last week receiving a prestigious conservation award from the American Fisheries Society. Green accepted the William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award on behalf of the Ktunaxa and Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nations, … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 6:50 a.m. on August 12, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of theft from a vehicle in the 700 block of 12th Ave. in Invermere. A wallet and iPod were stolen from a 2012 … > Read More

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46 new fires in Southeast since Thursday

The Southeast Fire Centre has responded to 46 new fires since Thursday, almost all of which are believed to be lightning-caused. Crews are responding to these new incidents in order of priority, with the protection of life and property being … > Read More

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SAR teams search Findlay Creek for missing man

Since early Saturday morning (Aug. 15) Search and Rescue Teams have been searching Findlay Creek for a Canal Flats man who fell into the creek. RCMP received a call around midnight of a collision on the Skookumchuck Forest Service Road (FSR) … > Read More

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July in the East Kootenay

July is the month many of us dream of in the heart of winter. We yearn for the longer days, the warmth and all that the top of summer brings. This past July was more like June in terms of … > Read More

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Chamber gets grant for upgrades

Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks announced late last week that the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce will receive $74,530 for upgrades to the parking lot and building. The project objective is to increase the appeal of this facility and improve accessibility … > Read More

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28th annual Valley Appreciation Day Saturday

Downtown Invermere is going to come alive with the sights, sounds and flavours of Valley Appreciation Day tomorrow, Saturday, July 18. Beginning with a free pancake breakfast starting at 9 a.m., Valley Appreciation Day is a perfect family-fun event, with … > Read More

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June in the East Kootenay

There was sun and rain in neat measures followed by ever-drier heat. Good for the gardens and lawns, at first. As June led to July in the East Kootenay, the threat of wildfire grew to reality; the inevitable; the feared. … > Read More

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Big bucks for broadband expansion

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A host of local and neighbouring regional dignitaries were on hand in Cranbrook this morning for the announcement of $3.34 million being provided to the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) to enable it to bring high-speed Internet … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cram the Cruiser Many thanks. For the July 1 parade we picked up some food but wow, we raised over $800. Scam alert We are continuing to get a number of reports of people phoning in … > Read More

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