Tag Archives: District of Invermere

Open house Feb. 25 for community centre plans

The District of Invermere is hosting an open house this afternoon (Feb. 25) from 3-6 p.m. at the Lake Windermere Memorial Community Hall to seek input from the public on plans for a new community centre. Calling it an afternoon … > Read More

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Funding approved for Canal Flats Arena upgrades

But second request denied The Regional District of East Kootenay Board of Directors Feb. 14 approved $140,500 in capital funding for additional insulation and drainage at the Canal Flats Arena. The funds are to be paid by the Canal Flats … > Read More

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City to conduct another urban deer survey

The City of Cranbrook is going to conduct another urban deer survey. City council Feb. 17 voted five to one to direct administrative staff to conduct another survey in order to arm it with information it needs to provide further … > Read More

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Apartments converted into affordable housing in Invermere

An 18-unit apartment complex in Invermere was purchased and converted into affordable housing for low-income families through funding provided by the governments of Canada and British Columbia with contributions from Columbia Basin Trust. “Our government’s investment in affordable housing here … > Read More

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Free advertising for local farmers

The fourth edition of the East Kootenay Local Food Guide will be produced this spring 2014. The guide aims to be a complete list of local food producers from Creston to Golden to Fernie, making it easier for people to … > Read More

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Wild Voices need local support

Demand for the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network’s (CBEEN) Wild Voices for Kids program is growing and is looking for local support before this spring’s busy field trip season. Since CBEEN began offering the program in 2009, it has made … > Read More

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Full costs awarded to DOI

The District of Invermere (DOI) has been awarded full costs in a BC Supreme Court challenge against it over its urban deer cull. Mayor Gerry Taft noted on Facebook, “Earlier today (Jan. 31) BC Supreme Court Madam Justice Gropper ruled … > Read More

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Councils and boards ready for final year of mandates

The East Kootenay’s eight municipal councils (not counting the appointed Jumbo Glacier Resort council), the Regional District of East Kootenay’s seven Electoral Area directors and school board trustees are embarking on the final year of their mandates, with an election … > Read More

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Dear Victoria, please deal with your deer

e-KNOW Editorial By Ian Cobb Are you ready for another few chapters in the urban deer control story unfolding across B.C. in 2014? More and more municipal councils across the province are contending with questions about how to deal with … > Read More

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IDPS going to Appeal Court over deer

Just when the District of Invermere thought it was safe to get down to the brass tacks of town infrastructure and management, with the 2014 budget up for discussion, it must again contend with urban deer. The Invermere Deer Protection … > Read More

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