Tag Archives: Columbia Valley

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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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac   Camp fires A friend who conducts fire patrols in the backcountry recently found four abandoned camp fires still burning. Scam alert #1 We have received copies of letters and e-mails going out from a reported … > Read More

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SD6 celebrates first agreement signing

The Rocky Mountain School District (SD6) signed its first Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement today, marking its continued commitment to Aboriginal learning in its schools. The celebration included student drumming and dance. The agreement supports the academic, cultural and social needs … > Read More

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Better at Home program to help seniors in valley

Seven communities in the Columbia Valley area have joined the Better at Home program thanks to $60,000 in funding from the B.C. government. The Columbia Valley is one of six new rural and remote areas receiving funding. The Better at … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac   Boat operations Last weekend seemed to be the official start for boat owners for the summer. Twice last weekend Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment heard of incidents where power boat operators were, on purpose, getting too close … > Read More

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Recent audits reveal Wildfire Act Issues

A Forest Practices Board (FPB) review of forest and range practice audits from 2013 and 2014 shows a 50-50 record of compliance with the Wildfire Act in B.C. The FPB stated yesterday in a press release that the review shows half … > Read More

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CVCF appoints new executive director

By Chris Conway The Columbia Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) recently announced the appointment of Laurie Klassen to the position of Executive Director. In a press release issued May 25, foundation Chair Roberta Hall described Klassen as an energetic, personable professional … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cram the Cruise will be at Canal Flats Days, June 6 Cram the Cruiser (pictured above) will be in the parade at 11 a.m. and on scene after the parade until 2 p.m. To all on … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Terra Vista busy spot during long weekend With the opening salvo of summer officially upon us, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to 53 calls for service over the Victoria Day long weekend.  Many of the calls … > Read More

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