Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Sexual assault in Edgewater area

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 5 p.m. on August 18, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment attended to a complaint of unlawfully in a dwelling house and sexual assault in the Edgewater area. A 26-year-old male known to … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Drunk in public At 2:31 a.m. on July 31, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a complaint of a disturbance involving an intoxicated male. The 36-year-old male from Invermere was located on 17th Street. He was … > Read More

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June in the East Kootenay

June is the busiest month of the year for us at e-KNOW. Thankfully, we didn’t have the flooding in the region that has occurred the past two years, events that forced us out and about more in June. Though there … > Read More

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Camping in comfort with no hassle

We pulled into the camping site in Kimberley’s Riverside Campground to find a tidy, prepared spot with a travel trailer complete with master bedroom and slide, ready to not roll. All we had to do was pull our gear from the … > Read More

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Summer season shenanigans in full flight

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Hit and run at Kinsmen Beach At 8:45 a.m. on June 26, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of hit and run at Kinsmen Beach. A 2006 VW Jetta was … > Read More

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Rescuers’ teamwork saved infant’s life

A concentrated rescue effort between several emergency departments in the Columbia Valley resulted in a one-year-old child’s life being saved June 4 after a rafting accident in Dutch Creek, near Fairmont Hot Springs. At 1:52 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, … > Read More

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Bear jams still a problem in national park

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac The Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment, as well as Kootenay National Park Wardens, are experiencing a number of bear jams in the park where numerous vehicles will come to a halt to observe … > Read More

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Three selected from 27 for Influential Women honours

Kootenay Business Magazine handed out the 2014 Influential East Kootenay Women in Business Awards, selecting three from a field of 27 nominees May 30 during a luncheon ceremony at Cranbrook’s Days Inn. The three winners are: Columbia Valley Chamber of … > Read More

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Shiver away in the shadows

Letter to the Editor It has been said that “truth has no fear and that untruth shivers at every shadow” and based upon Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald’s recent comments on privatizing B.C. forests, there is no question that he … > Read More

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Four injured in rollover north of Fairmont

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 51 calls for service over this past week. A few of the more noteworthy calls are highlighted below. On May 21, at approximately 6:46 p.m., Columbia Valley … > Read More

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