Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

Kootenay farmers speak out to oppose Bill 24

Farmers from the Columbia Valley and Creston gathered at the steps of the B.C. Legislature in Victoria Monday morning (April 7) to speak out against the Agricultural Land Commission Amendment Act (Bill 24). On March 27 the bill was introduced … > Read More

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Turn Copper into Gold registration underway

Where has the time gone? Spring has sprung and golf courses all over the Columbia Valley are opening – are you excited? We certainly are! Golf course openings means we get busy, but before it gets too crazy take a … > Read More

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Summit Youth Centre kicks off 20th anniversary with gala fundraiser

Beckham and Wilson and fun, oh my! While there can be a lot of tried and true (and serious) reasons to support Invermere’s Summit Youth Centre, there are ways for that support to be upbeat, colourful and oh, so much … > Read More

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Landlords: be part of the solution, not part of the problem

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment continues to investigate drug activity in the valley and whenever possible charges are laid. One problem that I have observed over the years is the lack of due … > Read More

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Kootenay Freestyle Classic grows forward

By Dave McGrath About 60 competitors took place in the Kootenay Freestyle Classic (KFC) on March 15-16 at Panorama Mountain Village. Participants in the two-day event came from the Columbia Valley and from all over Alberta and southeastern B.C. – … > Read More

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CVCF seeks applications for Arnold Ellis youth fund

Arnold Ellis, a long-term resident of the Columbia Valley, provided a generous bequest to the young people of the Columbia Valley, through the Columbia Valley Community Foundation. Mr. Ellis left a legacy to support students in reaching their potential through … > Read More

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Quick responses save Invermere man caught in avalanche

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac On March 6 Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment was made aware of an avalanche at Paradise Basin near Panorama Mountain Resort, that buried a 40-year-old male from Invermere who was in the process … > Read More

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Icy morning created havoc on Highway 93/95

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 70 calls for service over the past week. A few of the more noteworthy calls are highlighted below, including one that was overlooked from the previous week. … > Read More

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Readers’ Choice Award for e-KNOW

East Kootenay News Online Weekly (e-KNOW) owner/editor Ian Cobb would like to thank those who cast votes for him in the second annual Black Press East Kootenay Readers’ Choice Awards. Cobb received a Gold Award for Best Columnist. Cranbrook Daily … > Read More

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Extreme wind chill expected for Elk Valley, KNP

Folks planning on having some outdoor fun this weekend, including those at Fernie’s Griz Days celebrations, bundle up! The winter that keeps on giving doesn’t care that today is the final day of February on the warm side of the … > Read More

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