Tag Archives: District of Invermere

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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Quiet revisions in OCP are concerning

Letter to the Editor In 2014 the valley public spent many hours and tax dollars toward development of an updated Official Community Plan (OCP). The update was supposed to bring the OCP into alignment with the Imagine Invermere 2030 (I.I. … > Read More

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Trial deer translocation program being developed

With the City of Cranbrook poised to conduct an urban deer population reduction program, city council and staff continue to field questions about relocating the deer instead of euthanizing. At this point, translocation is not an option that the province … > Read More

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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

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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

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