Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Boat-Busting in Burma

By Elinor Florence Jim Ashworth of Invermere yearned to fly fighter planes, so when the Royal Air Force ordered him to become a flight instructor, he deliberately failed the test – twice! His plan worked. He was sent to India, … > Read More

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Old Man Winter stirs before sleep

Weather conditions are not optimal in some parts of the East Kootenay right now. The Salmo-Creston Pass (Highway 3) has slushy and slippery sections and a squall recently rolled through part of the Columbia Valley. DriveBC reports that it is … > Read More

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?Akisq’nuk asks to join RDEK

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The ?Akisq’nuk First Nation would like to take a seat at the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ table. In a March 18 letter to RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay (Electoral Area C Director), … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Nice on Easter weekend At 1:15 p.m. on April 2, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of a possible intoxicated male walking on Highway 93/95 near Windermere. A 21-year-old male was located and found … > Read More

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Chamber golf tourney May 11

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce’s main fundraising event of the year is scheduled for Monday, May 11. The always-popular Turn Copper Into Gold Golf Tournament is this year being played at Mountainside Golf Course in Fairmont Hot Springs and … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Facebook contact a breach of conditions Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment March 26 received a complaint of breach of conditions when an accused male made contact with a victim via Facebook. Police met with the male and … > Read More

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Outdoor Youth Leadership Program a success

Over spring break, 18 young outdoor enthusiasts aged 14 to 18-years-old spent eight days out at Blue Lake Centre participating in Blue Lake’s Winter Outdoor Youth Leadership Program. This unique leadership opportunity brought together a combination of Canadian and International Exchange students … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Scam alert Mr. John Martinez has been sending his kindest regards to a number of citizens in the valley, stating that he has a dormant account worth $6.6 million that was left by a deceased customer … > Read More

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February in the East Kootenay

February went by so fast that I ended up in the third week of March before I knew it. This e-KNOW thing is keeping us busy – too busy because we’re not getting out and about enough and our cameras … > Read More

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Jensen appointed vice-chair of Trust

Cranbrook resident Rick Jensen has been re-appointed to the Columbia Basin Trust Board of Directors and he has also been appointed as board vice-chair. And Fairmont Hot Springs resident and Regional District of East Kootenay Electoral Area F Director Wendy … > Read More

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