Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Winter Outdoor Youth Leadership Program offered

With a lack of quality snow conditions in the region, young winter outdoor enthusiasts in the Columbia Basin may find themselves with little to do this spring break. Fortunately, Blue Lake Centre is offering youth a final chance to embrace … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Excessive speeding in Kootenay National Park On Monday, Feb. 16 South East Traffic services conducted a radar operation in Kootenay National Park that resulted in 15 charges, including: five excessive speeding and vehicle impoundments; six speed … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cabin B&E on Findley Creek Road At 1:32 p.m. on Feb. 3, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of a break and enter of a seasonal cabin on Findlay Creek Road. A number of tools … > Read More

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The noise that is NDP misinformation

Letter to the Editor It would seem like NDP Norm Macdonald (Columbia River-Revelstoke) is up to his regular antics, yet again attempting to distract constituents with his noise of NDP misinformation. Macdonald’s recent claims that the failure at Mount Polley … > Read More

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Message from the Mayor – January

By Ute Juras, Village of Canal Flats Mayor Happy New Year, Canal Flats! I hope everyone had a good start to 2015. Council had a busy first meeting of the year on January 12. We enjoyed a presentation by Mark Halwa … > Read More

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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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