Tag Archives: Invermere

Breast cancer awareness fundraiser Nov. 1

The Party in Pink Zumba Fundraiser in support of Breast Cancer Awareness is being held Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Invermere Community Hall. Volunteer Instructors include Michael Ann Boyer, Crystal McLaren, Julie Parent, Shawna … > Read More

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Heritage Grains Workshop upcoming

The owners of a successful Creston-based food company, Treasure Life Flour Mills, will be conducting a workshop on Heritage Grains Saturday, Nov. 8. Treasure Life Flour Mills owners Ben and Claudia will host a workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. … > Read More

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Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ends

As the United Nation’s Decade of Education for Sustainable Development draws to a close, educators from across the Columbia Basin came together at Quantum Leaps Lodge in Golden as part of the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network’s sixth annual ‘Voices … > Read More

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Kootenay corporate community gets kids outside

This summer the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) launched a Kootenay-wide Corporate Challenge with the goal of attracting 10 Kootenay-based businesses to sponsor the Wild Voices for Kids Program. This program started over a decade ago and now offers … > Read More

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Who is and isn’t deserving of police protection?

Letter to the Editor “I think the next step is just to blockade it. I would be willing to go to jail if that’s what it takes.” “Keep up the resistance” “Maybe we need to get in front of the heavy equipment.” … > Read More

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Trust help spurs Rent to East Kootenay

After a successful run of the production of Rent at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson in March, Elephant Mountain Music Theatre is honoured to receive a Columbia Basin Trust grant to tour the show in the East Kootenay. Based out … > Read More

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30th Artisan Bazaar ready for Nov. 8

Over 30 East Kootenay Artisans will be displaying their homemade products for sale at the 30th annual Christmas Craft Bazaar on Saturday, November 8. “We are very pleased with the positive response we had this year from “new-to-us” and former crafters,” … > Read More

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New wartime novel Bird’s Eye View takes flight

A new wartime novel by journalist Elinor Florence of Invermere explores the little-known topic of aerial photographic interpretation, and tells the story through Canadian eyes. Elinor is the former owner and publisher of the Columbia Valley Pioneer in Invermere, and … > Read More

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The 10 commandments of local office

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Hello candidates for municipal, Regional District of East Kootenay and school district office. Are you nervous yet? You should be. There is only one month to go before the Nov. 15 civic elections. The forums … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 39 calls for service over the past week. Here are just a few of them. DUI for Windermere resident At 1:35 a.m. on Oct. 11, Columbia Valley RCMP stopped a 1994 … > Read More

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