Tag Archives: District of Invermere

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

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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

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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

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RDEK Board Highlights

Elk Valley Official Community Plan public hearing set The Elk Valley Official Community Plan was given initial readings and a public hearing authorized during the Sept. 5 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. The public hearing will be … > Read More

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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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