Tag Archives: District of Invermere

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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Why was public not informed of district’s intentions?

Letter to the Editor On November 2, 2013, when the residents of Invermere went to the polls to vote on a referendum to give the district the authority to borrow $5.6 million for a new multi purpose community centre, they were … > Read More

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Whiteway captures Guinness World Record title

The Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club has placed the Columbia Valley in the Guinness World Book of Records. On May 28, Guinness confirmed to District of Invermere Councillor and area business owner Justin Atterbury that the Whiteway, a 34.5-km trail … > Read More

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Funding to help boost investment

Columbia Basin Trust commits $275,000 over three years to Invest Kootenay A regional partnership that focuses on developing tools to attract and retain investment in Basin communities will receive a funding boost over the next two years. With a commitment … > Read More

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RMI funds for regional tourism hubs

Four East Kootenay municipalities are getting $702,716 to put toward tourism, the Government of British Columbia announced today. In total, the province is providing $10.5 million under the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) to 14 designated communities to support programs or projects … > Read More

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Cram the Cruiser out for Hunger Awareness Week

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac This week is Hunger Awareness Week and having learned this, I attended to each elementary school in the valley to chat with the principals and see if we could partner up with … > Read More

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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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