Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

Mix of weather expected for long weekend

The highways and byways of the East Kootenay will be busy starting Friday afternoon through to Monday evening (Feb. 8) as B.C. Family Day is celebrated, and a mix of weather conditions are forecast. Highways are currently bare and dry, … > Read More

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‎Valley community reaches deep for family

Over the decades, Columbia Valley residents have reached deep into their pockets to help friends, neighbours and family during tough times. Last Saturday (Jan. 30) showcased another example of that coming together when times are tough attitude, as Support Timmy … > Read More

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Fairmont hosting EK Distillery Festival

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is hosting a new festival for the Columbia Valley Feb. 26 with the East Kootenay Distillery Festival. And things keep rolling Saturday, Feb. 27 with the Fire & Ice Dinner and Dance. The first East Kootenay … > Read More

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Feeding the Future: Slow Food Columbia Valley

From April 6 to 10, Invermere will be host to a nation-wide event where good, clean and fair food lovers from coast-to-coast and beyond will reunite to discover the food communities and traditions of the beautiful Columbia Valley under the … > Read More

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Valley’s oldest working ranch to be protected

Largest covenant NCC has established in British Columbia A conservation-minded couple has partnered with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to protect 11,192 acres (4,529 hectares) of grasslands on their Columbia Valley ranch located 12 km south of Invermere. Bob … > Read More

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IH quashes rumour of lab transfer

Interior Health (IH) has quashed a rumour about lab services being removed from Invermere & District Hospital. After fielding questions from Columbia Valley residents hearing about lab services being moved to Kelowna, e-KNOW contacted Interior Health for more information. The … > Read More

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Something big this way comes says NCC

By Chris Conway Nancy Newhouse appeared before District of Invermere council Jan. 12 to give a presentation on behalf of The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). Newhouse told council that NCC’s mission is to protect areas of natural diversity for … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Transition plan in place as CAO eyes retirement The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Jan. 8 announced they have selected a new Chief Administrative Officer to replace current CAO Lee-Ann Crane when she retires later this … > Read More

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Valley rallies again for one of it’s own

The Columbia Valley community is once again rallying for one of it’s own. This time, valley residents are throwing their support behind Tim Goldie and his family. Along with a Crowdrise funding page established, a Jan. 30 fundraising evening is … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac For those of us who also celebrate Greek Orthodox Christmas Jan. 7, Merry Christmas. I can now take down my Christmas decorations at the office and the tree comes down at home. Woman swerves to avoid … > Read More

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