Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Drinker falls from resort balcony

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 12:30 a.m. on April 5, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment members responded to Radium Resort to assist BC Ambulance on a call of an injured male. On attendance the police learned that … > Read More

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Turn Copper into Gold registration underway

Where has the time gone? Spring has sprung and golf courses all over the Columbia Valley are opening – are you excited? We certainly are! Golf course openings means we get busy, but before it gets too crazy take a … > Read More

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Blue Lake Centre unveils new look

Facility upgrade leads to rebranding and grand re-opening at Blue Lake Centre Best known as an outdoor education centre, Blue Lake Centre revealed its redesigned logo and website March 24. The new branding reflects recent upgrades at the facility allowing … > Read More

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Expanded flood control service contemplated for Fairmont

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is looking at the possibility of an expanded Flood Control Service Area in Fairmont Hot Springs and the community got a look at the proposal yesterday (March 13) during two open houses. “We … > Read More

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A swing and a miss

Letter to the Editor Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald’s recent Letter to the Editor entitled “Bill 2 will not stand up to a constitutional challenge” brings to mind the words of Wyatt Earp when he said. “Fast is fine, but … > Read More

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NDP sell out rural ridings

Letter to the Editor Last week the BC Liberal government brought to second reading the bill entitled Electoral Boundaries Commission Amendment Act, 2014. This proposed legislation, spearheaded by East Kootenay MLA and Minister of Energy and Mines and CORE Review … > Read More

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Kimberley Alpine Team HOT in RED

By Jane Davies Four members of the Kimberley Alpine Team (KAT) travelled to Red Mountain February 7 to 9 to compete in their second Kootenay Zone race of the year. Head coach Jon Blair was ecstatic with his athletes’ performances … > Read More

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January in the East Kootenay

January. The word January brings up less than favourable comments from me. Not much of a fan of January, so named from Janus, the doorway. A new year begins and fresh opportunities await as days slowly grow longer. But I … > Read More

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Apartments converted into affordable housing in Invermere

An 18-unit apartment complex in Invermere was purchased and converted into affordable housing for low-income families through funding provided by the governments of Canada and British Columbia with contributions from Columbia Basin Trust. “Our government’s investment in affordable housing here … > Read More

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Chamber hears from regional directors

Four of the five Columbia Valley Regional District of East Kootenay board directors addressed about 30 Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce members Jan. 16 during a luncheon at the Lions Hall. Village of Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras, Electoral Area … > Read More

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