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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Fraud alert Still getting kind regards from David Huffman in the mail wanting your help to get $4.3 million into your account. Many people with the same name as yours are dying in his country. Very … > Read More

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Boat-Busting in Burma

By Elinor Florence Jim Ashworth of Invermere yearned to fly fighter planes, so when the Royal Air Force ordered him to become a flight instructor, he deliberately failed the test – twice! His plan worked. He was sent to India, … > Read More

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Old Man Winter stirs before sleep

Weather conditions are not optimal in some parts of the East Kootenay right now. The Salmo-Creston Pass (Highway 3) has slushy and slippery sections and a squall recently rolled through part of the Columbia Valley. DriveBC reports that it is … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Fighters go separate ways At 1:50 a.m. on April 9, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment attended to an assault disturbance complaint in the Windermere area. Two adult males, both intoxicated, had been fighting. Both were released to … > Read More

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Wings registration underway

By Larry Halverson Friends of Kootenay The theme for the 19th annual Wings Over the Rockies Festival is ‘Fossils and Feathers,’ inspired by the recent exceptional find of a fossil bed of significant importance in the Kootenay National Park. This … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Nice on Easter weekend At 1:15 p.m. on April 2, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of a possible intoxicated male walking on Highway 93/95 near Windermere. A 21-year-old male was located and found … > Read More

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What’s Up – Easter Daisy

By Larry Halverson Friends of Kootenay The Easter Daisy is just on time this year. In fact it is the earliest bloom date we have recorded for the Columbia Valley. The daisy like flower looks like it has no stem … > Read More

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Chamber golf tourney May 11

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce’s main fundraising event of the year is scheduled for Monday, May 11. The always-popular Turn Copper Into Gold Golf Tournament is this year being played at Mountainside Golf Course in Fairmont Hot Springs and … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Facebook contact a breach of conditions Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment March 26 received a complaint of breach of conditions when an accused male made contact with a victim via Facebook. Police met with the male and … > Read More

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Eagle Eye

By Larry Halverson Friends of Kootenay From Wikipedia: 
“The eagle eye is among the strongest in the animal kingdom, with an eyesight estimated at four to eight times stronger than that of the average human. “An eagle is said to … > Read More

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