Tag Archives: Canal Flats

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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Look Outside Photo Contest winners; celebrate tonight

A year ago, Wildsight launched Look Outside, an interactive photo contest with the tagline Click. Share. Connect, to celebrate our local landscape and wildlife. A total of 112 Kootenay-Columbia photographers submitted many hundreds of diverse and compelling images, with monthly … > Read More

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Better at Home program to help seniors in valley

Seven communities in the Columbia Valley area have joined the Better at Home program thanks to $60,000 in funding from the B.C. government. The Columbia Valley is one of six new rural and remote areas receiving funding. The Better at … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac   Boat operations Last weekend seemed to be the official start for boat owners for the summer. Twice last weekend Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment heard of incidents where power boat operators were, on purpose, getting too close … > Read More

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A bright and sunny Canal Days

Organizers could not have dreamed for a better weather scenario for last weekend’s annual Canal Days celebrations (June 3-7). The Village of Canal Flats was alive with residents and visitors taking advantage of the warm, sunny weather. A pancake breakfast … > Read More

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Loggers praised by MP in Parliament

More needed for the industry say upcoming election opposition Kootenay- Columbia MP David Wilks Tuesday stood in Parliament to speak out on behalf of loggers. “Mr. Speaker: In my riding of Kootenay-Columbia, from Nakusp to Elkford and all points in … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Canal Flats Days Parade – June 6 Cram the Cruiser will be in the Canal Days parade at 11 a.m. on Saturday and on scene after the parade until 2 p.m. Everyone on the parade route, … > Read More

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