Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

Series of charges for impaired driver after hit and run

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 44 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. On September 13, at approximately 2 p.m., Columbia Valley RCMP were stopped … > Read More

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Thank you; Columbia Valley Arts Council

Letter to the Editor The Board of Directors from the Columbia Valley Arts Council, and the staff at Pynelogs, the cultural hub for the Columbia Valley, celebrated the second annual Invermere MusicFest on Sunday, August 3. The festival was another … > Read More

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Valley’s most prestigious ‘phantom’ event returns

The golf course isn’t booked and the players don’t show, but the money raised by the Phantom Celebrating Health Care Golf tournament, brought to you by Kootenay Savings and the East Kootenay Foundation for Health, is the only event in … > Read More

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High beams help motorcyclist into ditch

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of a single vehicle accident when a ‘96 Kawasaki motorcycle was located in the ditch one kilometere north of Numa Falls in Kootenay National Park … > Read More

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A man who really can’t hold his drink

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson On August 30, at approximately 1:45 a.m., Columbia Valley RCMP were outside a local liquor establishment in Invermere, as there were fights reported there. While watching the patrons hanging around outside, police … > Read More

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Thinking ability was obviously greatly impaired

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 8:23 p.m. on August 23, a Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment member checked a 2006 Ford pickup on Sinclair Street in Windermere. The 34-year-old driver from Calgary displayed signs of having consumed … > Read More

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Panorama begins construction of 1000 Peaks Lodge


Construction of the 1000 Peaks Lodge at Panorama Mountain Village started on August 11. Located in the Upper Village, the 37-unit slope-side lodge is set to be completed in June 2015, and will add to Panorama’s current lodging options of … > Read More

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Sexual assault in Edgewater area

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 5 p.m. on August 18, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment attended to a complaint of unlawfully in a dwelling house and sexual assault in the Edgewater area. A 26-year-old male known to … > Read More

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Heavy smoke visible from White Complex fires

People living in the communities of the Columbia Valley, notably Canal Flats, as well as Elkford may notice large columns of smoke in the air as a result of proactive burning starting on Monday, Aug. 18, around the lightning-caused wildfires that … > Read More

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Why to advertise online

With the increasing use of digital devices and access to information on the Internet, people are ever-more turning to online sources for their information gathering including, news stories, shopping, phone numbers and addresses, and connecting to their social media channels. … > Read More

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