Tag Archives: District of Invermere

School district boards finalized

School District No. 5 (SD5) and School District No. 6 (SD6) school board of trustees are set for the next four years following the Nov. 15 civic election. Joining acclaimed trustees Frank Lento (City of Fernie, RDEK Area A), Bev … > Read More

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One new member for Invermere council

District of Invermere voters have installed new members of council in the Nov. 15 election. Justin Atterbury received the most votes with 547, with fellow incumbent Greg Anderson capturing 522 votes. Al Miller returns to council based on 522 votes, … > Read More

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Who is and isn’t deserving of police protection?

Letter to the Editor “I think the next step is just to blockade it. I would be willing to go to jail if that’s what it takes.” “Keep up the resistance” “Maybe we need to get in front of the heavy equipment.” … > Read More

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All Candidate Forums in the Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce, The Valley Echo and Columbia Valley Pioneer and are hosting three All-Candidate Forums to help local citizens make their decisions on November 15 on who they want representing them in local government over the … > Read More

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Taft maintains hold of DOI gavel

District of Invermere Mayor Gerry Taft has been acclaimed following the Oct. 10 general election nomination deadline and will begin a third term in office. “I am extremely honoured to have the opportunity to continue to work on all of … > Read More

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Local government election information for candidates

November 15 is election day in B.C. for municipalities, regional districts and school districts. Nominations for Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area Director Nomination packages are available at the Cranbrook and Columbia Valley RDEK offices until 4 p.m., … > Read More

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Hawes not seeking re-election

District of Invermere Councillor Spring Hawes announced on Facebook Sept. 23 that she does not intend to seek re-election in the Nov. 15 municipal election. “The time has come to let you know that I will not be seeking re-election … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Elk Valley Official Community Plan public hearing set The Elk Valley Official Community Plan was given initial readings and a public hearing authorized during the Sept. 5 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. The public hearing will be … > Read More

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Funds provided to boost accessibility

Six regional projects focusing on improving accessibility for people with disabilities received $140,723 in funding from Hon. Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development. Bergen made the announcement in the City of Cranbrook council chambers this morning (August 20) … > Read More

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Invermere MusicFest in a perfect setting

By Joshua Estabrook As if you needed any more reasons to attend the Invermere Music Festival on Sunday, August 3, right? Well here are a few more, if you haven’t already purchased your ticket. Take a minute and picture the … > Read More

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