Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

Cold snap alert for East Kootenay

Folks planning on attending and being in the Santa Claus Parade in Cranbrook Friday night, you will want to dress warmly. Environment Canada this afternoon released a ‘special weather statement’ in effect for the East Kootenay, especially for the Columbia … > Read More

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Big snow results in number of accidents in valley

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By St. Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 11:42 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment officers attended a single vehicle accident on Highway 93/95 near Radium Hot Springs. A 2006 Subaru, driven by a 27-year-old … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Scam alert A number of citizens have been receiving email messages indicating that it was coming from Canada Revenue Agency. Message is indicating that money is to be returned and that you are to provide some … > Read More

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RDEK directors leave office with warm goodbyes

Three Regional District of East Kootenay directors were celebrated by their elected peers and regional government staff Nov. 7. Retiring Village of Radium Hot Springs Mayor Dee Conklin, City of Cranbrook Coun. Bob Whetham and Electoral Area B Director Heath … > Read More

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No election for a ‘town’ with no residents

By Gerry Taft When most of us think of a small town, we think of friendly neighbours and quiet streets – the type of place where you know almost everyone. I’m privileged to be elected as mayor of Invermere, B.C., which … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cyber Awareness Cst. Mazerolle, who worked in the computer tech business prior to joining the RCMP, is in the process of working on a cyber-awareness presentation given the number of complaints the detachment has received in … > Read More

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Slow for emergency vehicles

An education blitz held last week in the Columbia Valley showed that more drivers need to slow down when approaching a road-side emergency scene. Drivers also showed a tendency to not slow down for tow vehicles, reported Columbia Valley RCMP … > Read More

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Weather Permitting Comedy Tour Panorama bound

Three ‘people of comedy’ stuck inside a small car, driving all over Canada’s happy half acre on a winter tour. Sounds like a hell of a good sit-com, or the beginning of a joke. But it is the Weather Permitting … > Read More

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Book launch Nov. 14 at Pynelogs

Columbia Valley residents are encouraged to start planning their vintage outfits for the B.C. launch of local author Elinor Florence’s debut wartime novel, Bird’s Eye View. Sponsored jointly by the Invermere Public Library and the Columbia Valley Arts Council, the … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Early morning drunk at clubhouse Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment officers responded to an intoxicated male at the Eagle Ranch clubhouse at 6:05 a.m. on Oct. 30. A 49-year-old male from Kelowna was dropped off at the … > Read More

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