Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Hunt on for rare rock after meteorites fall

University of Calgary geoscience professor asking for the public’s help A month after a spectacular fireball December 20, 2014, over the Rocky Mountains, University of Calgary researcher Alan Hildebrand is on a quest for rare meteorites. In the early morning … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Tax Scam alert You may receive an email that starts off “Dear Tax Payer.” That should be the first hint this is a scam. Canada Revenue Agency knows your name and would address you properly. A … > Read More

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Westside Legacy Trail push continues

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A multi-organization represented Columbia Valley group is working hard to create a paved trail down Westside Road, from Invermere to Fairmont Hot Springs. Mark Halwa of Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance and Richard Haworth, Haworth Development Consulting … > 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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Community celebrates arrival of winter fun

By Roslyn Johnson, Nature Conservancy of Canada On Sunday, Dec. 14 the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) welcomed dozens of winter revelers to their Marion Creek Benchlands conservation area, overlooking Columbia Lake. The second annual Winter Celebration was an opportunity … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Fraud alert Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment has received information that a male identifying himself as Mr. Watson from Canada Revenue has been phoning people stating that they should call him as soon as possible or there … > Read More

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Farside fundraiser for Flats couple

There is a community fundraising evening at Fairmont Hot Springs’ Farside Inn on Sunday, Dec. 14, to raise support for a Canal Flats family battling cancer. Connie and Doc Lang are a well known and loved couple not just in … > Read More

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Ecosystem restoration planned for Lot 48

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will be undertaking ecosystem restoration activities on Columbia Lake – Lot 48 throughout the month of December. Crews will be hand thinning trees and brush to improve forest health and further NCC’s conservation goals. … > Read More

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Big snow results in number of accidents in valley

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By St. Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 11:42 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment officers attended a single vehicle accident on Highway 93/95 near Radium Hot Springs. A 2006 Subaru, driven by a 27-year-old … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Scam alert A number of citizens have been receiving email messages indicating that it was coming from Canada Revenue Agency. Message is indicating that money is to be returned and that you are to provide some … > Read More

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