Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

Heavy rain and thunderstorms forecast

Environment Canada has issued a ‘special weather statement’ for the East Kootenay, for the Kootenay/Columbia Valley area between Invermere and Cranbrook, as well as through the Elk Valley. There is potential for 25 to 50 mm of rain with thunderstorms … > Read More

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Valley jail busy over weekend… and cows

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Campground disturber lands in jail At 10:20 a.m. on July 18, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment was called to a complaint of causing a disturbance at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort RV Park.  … > Read More

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Pathways to Home Community Program gets Starlite funds

This week the Pathways to Home Community Program received some much-needed pieces of equipment thanks to donors that supported East Kootenay Foundation for Health and the 2013 Starlite Campaign. The 2013 Starlite Campaign encouraged donors to make an unrestricted donation … > Read More

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Valley Appreciation Day Saturday

The 27th annual Valley Appreciation Day – a fun-filled family event focusing on appreciation for all the wonderful things the Columbia Valley has to offer – is this Saturday, July 19. Based in downtown Invermere, Valley Appreciation Day has evolved over the … > Read More

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Waterfront Music Fest returns August 3

By Jami Scheffer Columbia Valley Arts Council is hosting the second annual Outdoor Waterfront MusicFest at Kinsmen Beach on Sunday August 3 from 12:30 to 11 p.m. With the stage and festival grounds set at the Kinsmen Beach Greenspace and … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac The male blew a fail On July 13, a 33-year-old male from Red Deer, Alberta was checked operating a 2005 Chrysler on Athalmer Street by a Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment officer. The driver displayed signs of … > Read More

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Maintenance work completed on Old Coach Greenway

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is advising users of the Old Coach Greenway to be aware of dusty and soft conditions along the trail over the next few months. “We recently completed a grading project on the Old … > Read More

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Search for Alex Brown continues

Police continue to search for Alex Brown after he jumped into the St. Mary’s River on the evening of July 5. Search and rescue teams have been actively searching the area along the river downstream from St. Mary’s Lake for … > Read More

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Seasonal silliness continues in valley

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Speeder can’t handle car; ends up in ditch in KNP At 10:20 a.m. on July 5, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment members responded to a single vehicle accident on Highway 93 in Kootenay … > Read More

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Police and SAR looking for 23-year-old Alex Brown

Kimberley RCMP is currently trying to locate Alex Brown after he jumped into the St. Mary’s River on Saturday, July 5 shortly after 7 p.m. Police were notified by a friend who observed Alex, aged 23, jump into the St. … > Read More

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