Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Lucky 13 for EK Wine Festival

On November 7 and 8, the 13th annual East Kootenay Wine Festival will be staged at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, featuring over 54 of B.C.’s most acclaimed wineries. The festival features a Friday evening judging session and a special Saturday wine tasting event, with over … > Read More

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Lions’ Club Walk-a-thon nets $8,675 

Individually they make notable contributions to the communities they live in but together the prowess of the Lions Clubs of Windermere District, Fairmont, Wasa Lake and Golden (Zone E10) is remarkable. Recently the four clubs joined together to create the … > Read More

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Three electoral area directors acclaimed

A number of potential Electoral Area election battles in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) were nullified at the close of the Oct. 10 nomination deadline for the upcoming Nov. 15 local election. Acclaimed in the RDEK were Electoral Area … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Attempted theft from shed At 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 1 the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of an attempted theft from a shed on Hewitt Road in Edgewater. Any suspicious activity observed in the area … > Read More

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Lots left to do; Booth seeks re-election

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area F director Wendy Booth says there is much work left to do and wants to continue doing it following the Nov. 15 election. Speaking from her home in Dutch Creek, Booth said … > Read More

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Two hurt in crash at Juniper Heights turnoff

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 6 p.m. on Sept. 18, Columbia Valley Detachment attended to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 95/93 at Juniper Heights. A ‘94 BMW motorcycle driven by a 49-year-old male from Valemount rear-ended … > Read More

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New manager at Blue Lake Centre

You may recognize the new face taking the lead at Blue Lake Centre. Todd Hebert has returned to Blue Lake as Executive Director after an 11-year hiatus. Hebert was Executive Director from 1987 until 2003. During his time at Blue … > Read More

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College board announces appointments

College of the Rockies’ Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members. Appointed to the College Board through Provincial Order in Council are Steen Jorgensen, Jesse Nicholas, and Cindy Yates of Cranbrook, Krys Sikora … > Read More

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Saskatoon man killed in Fairmont crash

A 79-year-old man from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was killed in a two-vehicle crash at Fairmont Hot Springs yesterday (Sept. 9). At 4:27 p.m. the 79-year-old man and a 45-year-old male also from Saskatoon were westbound on Fairmont Creek Road south of … > Read More

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MLA’s politicizing of teacher strike disappointing

Letter to the Editor There are very few times that (Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA) Norm Macdonald and I agree on things but I have found a few exceptions. As a former teacher myself I believe in a strong public education system. … > Read More

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