Tag Archives: District of Invermere

Climate funds for EK communities

Communities throughout the region received funding out of a pot of more than $6.5 million in the latest round of grants through the Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program, announced Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development earlier this … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the April 10 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. 10-Year Service Award RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay presented Lynne Newhouse (pictured above) with a 10-year service award. Lynne is … > Read More

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OCP changes head to final reading

By Chris Conway The District of Invermere has cleared all but the final hurdle in the process to adopt an Official Community Plan (OCP). Invermere’s normally benign civic process became mired in unusual suspicion and dispute last month amid allegations … > Read More

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The tail is wagging the dog

By Chris Conway It’s a municipality with no residents. It has an appointed mayor and two councillors. That makes a council of three. Three is just enough. One to chair the council meeting, one to move the motions and, one to second the … > Read More

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No intent to be sneaky says Invermere Mayor

By Chris Conway They came ready to rumble. Two and a half hours later most left with a restored yet still cautious faith in their local government. On Tuesday evening (March 17) about 40 people attended a public hearing in … > Read More

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Stetski endorsed by a number of Kootenay politicians

Kootenay-Columbia NDP members March 15 welcomed a full house of supporters who signed up to participate in the upcoming election campaign. “The message sent by the people of this area was clear today,” said Kootenay-Columbia NDP candidate Wayne Stetski. “People reject … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the March 6 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. Volunteers of the Year announced The 2015 RDEK Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year have been announced. They are: … > Read More

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WTF (why the flipflop)

Letter to the Editor District of Invermere Mayor and council, I have reviewed the first draft of the Official Community Plan (OCP) alongside the current proposed final draft of the OCP and there are major changes, seemingly contrary to your … > Read More

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Coffee Fest is returning

Invermere Coffee Fest is returning for its second year. Five days of workshops hosted by industry leaders, a full day Coffee and Tea Expo where you can sip the best, and a fun Barista Jam featuring a Latte Throw Down! … > Read More

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Vandalism ends deer cull in Cranbrook

City will apply for additional Wildlife Permit for the fall Vandalism of four provincially owned clover traps overnight Thursday has resulted in the City of Cranbrook ending this spring’s urban deer population reduction program ahead of schedule. Around 5:30 a.m. … > Read More

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