Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Detachment volunteers Does it take 11 police officers and three public servants to operate a RCMP detachment and keep our community safe? Can we do it all? Clearly the answer is, try and you will fail. … > Read More

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Valley’s oldest working ranch to be protected

Largest covenant NCC has established in British Columbia A conservation-minded couple has partnered with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to protect 11,192 acres (4,529 hectares) of grasslands on their Columbia Valley ranch located 12 km south of Invermere. Bob … > Read More

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Something big this way comes says NCC

By Chris Conway Nancy Newhouse appeared before District of Invermere council Jan. 12 to give a presentation on behalf of The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). Newhouse told council that NCC’s mission is to protect areas of natural diversity for … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac For those of us who also celebrate Greek Orthodox Christmas Jan. 7, Merry Christmas. I can now take down my Christmas decorations at the office and the tree comes down at home. Woman swerves to avoid … > Read More

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B.C. continues to bolster rural Internet access

The provincial government today announced that $1.1 million in grants has been approved for a second wave of nine projects funded through the province-wide Connecting British Columbia program. The program will benefit more than 80 B.C. communities located in rural … > Read More

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Westside Legacy Trail Open House upcoming

Join us for a public, everyone-welcome-open house/info-night for the new Westside Legacy Trail on Wednesday, February 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Invermere Lions’ Hall. The Westside Legacy Trail will be a multi-use, non-motorized, paved trail connecting the communities of Invermere … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Brent Ayers Between December 21 and December 27 members of the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment has responded to 44 calls for service. Three of these complaints were motor vehicle accidents, with two of the accidents being roll overs. … > Read More

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Fairmont and Wapiti ski areas secure futures

Fairmont Hot Springs and Elkford’s Wapiti Ski Area now have more secure futures, thanks to renewed operating agreements with the province. The operating agreements for Fairmont Hot Springs Ski Area and Wapiti Ski Area last for 30 years each, and help … > Read More

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Winter in Motion one of the best

The Columbia Valley’s Winter in Motion Festival has been recognized by FlightNetwork magazine as one of the best cold weather festivals in Canada. In a Dec. 14 piece ‘12 Canadian Cold Weather Festivals you must Attend,’ FlightNetwork places the valley-wide … > Read More

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Invermere man killed in head-on near Fairmont

A 73-year-old Invermere man is dead following a head-on collision on Highway 93/95 south of Fairmont Hot Springs late yesterday afternoon (Dec. 9). At 5:12 p.m. Wednesday, Columbia Valley RCMP, East Kootenay Traffic Services, local highway rescue and BC Ambulance … > Read More

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