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Local government election information for candidates

November 15 is election day in B.C. for municipalities, regional districts and school districts. Nominations for Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area Director Nomination packages are available at the Cranbrook and Columbia Valley RDEK offices until 4 p.m., … > Read More

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Intoxicated rowdies simmer when one is jailed

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 1:38 a.m. on Sept. 27, Columbia Valley Detachment members responded to a disturbance complaint at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. A number of intoxicated males were causing a disturbance and threatening … > Read More

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As the saying goes

Letter to the Editor What a magnificent day last Saturday (Sept. 20) was for a trip up to Jumbo! There were an awful lot of people there and all seemed to be enjoying the beautiful surroundings and marveling at the … > Read More

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Two hurt in crash at Juniper Heights turnoff

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 6 p.m. on Sept. 18, Columbia Valley Detachment attended to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 95/93 at Juniper Heights. A ‘94 BMW motorcycle driven by a 49-year-old male from Valemount rear-ended … > Read More

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Round ups rid region of toxics, poisons and wastes

Over 450 people took part in the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups around the region over the weekend. “It was great to see the participation in the event and even better to know that … > Read More

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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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