Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley Tourism action plan in works

Local governments and industry are working together to explore new ways to promote the Columbia Valley to visitors. The Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds Committee and the Columbia Valley Tourism Marketing Committee are working on an action plan for tourism … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Trespass on railway property Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment receives numerous complaints of people trespassing on the CPR tracks. Any such complaints that are investigated and founded can result in a ticket of trespass. The penalty is $115. … > Read More

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Call for nominations: CKCA steering committee

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts, culture and heritage community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee. The CKCA is a representative body of the arts, culture and heritage communities across the … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown of what occurred during the Feb. 6 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors meeting. 10-Year Service Award RDEK Board Chair and Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay presented Kevin Paterson  (pictured above) … > Read More

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Phantom Campaign makes a real difference

The East Kootenay Foundation for Health’s (EKFH) second annual ‘Phantom Celebrating Health Care Campaign’ wrapped up late last year and was an overwhelming success once again. Past sponsors, donors and many new supporters continued to show just how generous the … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Excessive speeding in Kootenay National Park On Monday, Feb. 16 South East Traffic services conducted a radar operation in Kootenay National Park that resulted in 15 charges, including: five excessive speeding and vehicle impoundments; six speed … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cabin B&E on Findley Creek Road At 1:32 p.m. on Feb. 3, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of a break and enter of a seasonal cabin on Findlay Creek Road. A number of tools … > Read More

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Global whatever; this is weird

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Day three and still no sign of land. A constant rain falls sharply and bitingly through the canopy of conifers surrounding our home. The air holds a thick essence – one part rain, one part … > Read More

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BC Hydro helps Chamber of Commerce

BC Hydro is contributing $1,000 to Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce to support the Columbia Valley’s Winter in Motion Festival being held throughout January and February 2015. The community festival is an opportunity for area residents and visitors to celebrate … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac 911/False alarms: In a period of one week, out of 42 calls for service, 17 were on 911 abandoned and false alarm calls. The majority are the result of cell phones programed to dial 911 and … > Read More

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