Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

Steamboat Festival rooted in musical friendships

Headliners at this year’s Steamboat Mountain Music Festival include John Wort Hannam, Black Snake Moan, Los Morenos, and the Beagle Boys (pictured above). Los Morenos, Black Snake Moan, and the Beagle Boys have developed long-time Columbia Valley connections that endear … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac The Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to 43 calls for service over the weekend; the majority fuelled by alcohol. Fraud Alert Detachment is still hearing from the public of the more aggressive fraud tactic of the … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Assault under investigation At 3:20 p.m. on July 9, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to a complaint of assault in the 3200 block of Highway 93/95 in Fairmont Hot Springs. A 34-year-old male and 29-year-old male were in … > Read More

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Wildfires contained; mop up continues

Two wildfires that had Lake Koocanusa area and Columbia Valley residents on evacuation orders and alerts last weekend are now 100% contained. However, Wildfire Management BC crews continue to monitor and mop up the fires. The following is an update … > Read More

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Highways closed by fire and accident

A forest fire north of Spillimacheen has closed Highway 95 and shortly after the closure an accident closed Highway 93 south of Radium Hot Springs. DriveBC is reporting that Highway 95 is closed in both directions from Radium Hot Springs … > Read More

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Discussion begins on future of park land in Wilmer

Twenty people turned out to a community meeting in Wilmer June 24 to discuss their vision for the future of the parcel of land historically known as Selkirk Park. “We started the night off with an overview of the Regional … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to approximately 95 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. Upper Lakeview Road B&E On June 25, at 10:58 a.m., Columbia Valley RCMP received a … > Read More

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Steamboat back for fourth festival

The fourth annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival is an affordable, family-friendly event in Edgewater on Saturday, July 25 with workshops on Sunday, July 26. Performers include the Juno winner John Wort Hannam, the Beagle Boys from Calgary Folk Club, classic … > Read More

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Hundreds of holes golfed for ALS

During the month of June, golf professionals in B.C. golfed from sunrise to sunset to support those living with ALS. Pros from the Columbia Valley’s Copper Point Golf Club and the Fernie Golf & Country Club combined to golf 1,386 holes … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 60 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. Arrests after truck stolen On June 15, Columbia Valley RCMP was dispatched to a complaint of … > Read More

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