Tag Archives: Fairmont Hot Springs

Chamber gets grant for upgrades

Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks announced late last week that the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce will receive $74,530 for upgrades to the parking lot and building. The project objective is to increase the appeal of this facility and improve accessibility … > Read More

Posted in Business, Columbia Valley, Featured, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Assault under investigation At 3:20 p.m. on July 9, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to a complaint of assault in the 3200 block of Highway 93/95 in Fairmont Hot Springs. A 34-year-old male and 29-year-old male were in … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Big bucks for broadband expansion

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A host of local and neighbouring regional dignitaries were on hand in Cranbrook this morning for the announcement of $3.34 million being provided to the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) to enable it to bring high-speed Internet … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Kimberley, Ktunaxa Nation, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cram the Cruiser Many thanks. For the July 1 parade we picked up some food but wow, we raised over $800. Scam alert We are continuing to get a number of reports of people phoning in … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 60 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. Arrests after truck stolen On June 15, Columbia Valley RCMP was dispatched to a complaint of … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Know Your Valley for employees

In a competitive tourism market, such as in the BC Rockies with all of its world-class attractions and amenities, the smallest details add up to big things for tourism operators. Knowledgeable staff can make a big difference in a visitor’s … > Read More

Posted in Business, Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, Radium, Travel & Tourism | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Cram the Cruise will be at Canal Flats Days, June 6 Cram the Cruiser (pictured above) will be in the parade at 11 a.m. and on scene after the parade until 2 p.m. To all on … > Read More

Posted in Canal Flats, Columbia Valley, Featured, Invermere, News, Radium | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Outstanding volunteers recognized

The Regional District of East Kootenay has formally recognized its 2015 Electoral Area F and G Volunteers of the Year. Electoral Area F Director Wendy Booth says Area F Volunteers of the Year Terry and Shirley White have touched many … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Featured, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Boat-Busting in Burma

By Elinor Florence Jim Ashworth of Invermere yearned to fly fighter planes, so when the Royal Air Force ordered him to become a flight instructor, he deliberately failed the test – twice! His plan worked. He was sent to India, … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Kimberley, Kootenay Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Old Man Winter stirs before sleep

Weather conditions are not optimal in some parts of the East Kootenay right now. The Salmo-Creston Pass (Highway 3) has slushy and slippery sections and a squall recently rolled through part of the Columbia Valley. DriveBC reports that it is … > Read More

Posted in Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Featured, Kimberley, News, Travel & Tourism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment