Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Columbia Valley RCMP report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to approximately 55 calls for service over the past week. Here are a few of the more interesting ones. Torment continues for local logger On April 25, a local 48-year-old complainant phoned … > Read More

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East Kootenay Beer Festival returning

Situated on the slopes of the B.C. Rockies at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s ski area, the East Kootenay Beer Festival offers delicious views and brews. The fifth annual festival is running June 18 from 4-8 p.m. The event will feature … > Read More

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Luxor Linkage to be preserved by NCC

A prime wildlife corridor linking the Purcell and Rocky mountains has become more secure for the grizzlies, bighorn sheep and other wide-ranging animals that use it thanks to the creation of a new conservation area located six kilometres north of … > Read More

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Missing Peace reuniting at Hoodoos

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW Missing Peace has been found. And they will be making an appearance at the Hoodoos Bar and Grill in Fairmont Hot Springs on Sunday, May 8 (Mother’s Day). Missing Peace, with band members now scattered across … > Read More

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MP keeping election promise on Columbia

Kootenay-Columbia Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski is delivering on a commitment that he made to the upper Columbia River during the 2015 election. Stetski pledged that if elected he would support and advocate for regulations to keep high-powered motorized boats … > Read More

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Another important layer of protection

The BC Ministry of the Environment and Wildsight have jointly asked the federal government for a 20 horsepower limit for boats on the main channel of the upper Columbia River and its tributaries, from Fairmont Hot Springs to Donald (excluding Lake … > Read More

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Board reaffirms support for 20-hp maximum

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW The board of directors of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) April 8 agreed to reaffirm the regional government’s position of support for a 20-horsepower maximum (motor restriction) on the Columbia River. Electoral Area G … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to approximately 46 calls for service over the past week. Here are a few interesting ones. Golf pro’s gear stolen On March 5, A 30-year-old local golf pro from Fairmont Hot Springs … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to approximately 45 calls for service over the past week. Here are a few interesting ones. Shoplifting incident resolved On March 31, at 10:03 p.m., Columbia Valley RCMP received a report of … > Read More

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Nothing true in MLA’s latest column

Letter to the Editor Ever wonder exactly how much of all of Columbia River-Revelstoke (NDP) MLA Norm Macdonald’s rhetoric is actually true? Well, based on the latest mistruths found in his recent “advertising” column the answer is nothing! What Macdonald … > Read More

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