Tag Archives: District of Invermere

RDEK Board Highlights

10-Year Service Award Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Planning Technician Jean Terpsma (pictured above) was recognized for her 10-years of service in the Planning and Development Services Department at the outset of the Jan. 9 RDEK board meeting. Seeking … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New councils getting down to business

Now that the Christmas and New Years holiday season is behind us and 2015 is underway, it’s back to ‘normal’ in the East Kootenay as municipal government councils, the Regional District of East Kootenay and two school boards of directors … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Elkford, Featured, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, News, Radium, Sparwood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rod & Gun Club offers deer capture services

Letter to the Editor The following letter has been delivered to the District of Invermere… Mayor Taft and Councillors District of Invermere There is not a more contentious issue for the District of Invermere than that of our resident mule … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, Views | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Kimberley, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, Views | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Elkford, Featured, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, News, Radium, Sparwood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment