Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

RDEK Board Highlights

Servicing Agreements signed The board chair and chief administrative officer of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) have signed five-year Agreements with the Shuswap Indian Band for RDEK and Kootenay East Regional Hospital District services provided to the Shuswap Reserve … > Read More

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Tenures close for valley IH director and chair

Dec. 31 will mark more than the year’s end for two members of Interior Health’s Board of Directors, as Chair Norman Embree and Director David Goldsmith complete their tenures. “Norm and David have been unwavering in their dedication to health … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac First Responder Food Bank blitz On Dec. 13 our local BC Ambulance, Invermere Fire Rescue and Cram the Cruiser did a three-hour food drive blitz at our local grocery stores in Invermere. In that short period … > Read More

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Panorama opens with 4,000 feet of vertical

Panorama Mountain Resort is open to skiers and riders after hosting race teams for the past month. Nine of 10 lifts are open with trails available for all abilities. The resort is booked to near full capacity this weekend with … > Read More

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Library recruiting volunteers for important service

The Invermere Public Library will be coordinating income tax clinics through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) during the 2015 tax season. The program is a collaboration between the Canada Revenue Agency and community organizations such as the library. … > Read More

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CVCC hosting Local Government Update

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first luncheon of 2015 on Jan. 22 at the Chamber/Lions Hall, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. On hand for the luncheon, the fifth annual Local Government Update, will be valley … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Fraud alert Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment has received information that a male identifying himself as Mr. Watson from Canada Revenue has been phoning people stating that they should call him as soon as possible or there … > Read More

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Gaming grants help parents, students and schools

Parent Advisory Committees (PACs) that provide support for extracurricular sports, arts, class trips and other school activities will share $11,334,300 in community gaming grants this year, funded by the B.C. government, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes said … > Read More

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Outpouring of support continues

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) second annual Phantom Celebrating Health Care Campaign wrapped up on October 31 and the outpouring of support from individuals and businesses continues to amaze, with $12,000 being raised! The charitable campaign, which debuted … > Read More

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Festival to celebrate world record achievement

The Columbia Valley is kicking off winter with the launch of its Winter in Motion Festival and celebration of their Guinness World Record win for the World’s Longest Ice Skating Trail, known as The Whiteway. The World Record was awarded … > Read More

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