Tag Archives: Invermere

CVITP available at Invermere Public Library

Need a hand with your 2014 income tax return? The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is now available at the Invermere Public Library. If you have a simple tax situation and could use some assistance with filing your taxes, … > Read More

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OCP changes head to final reading

By Chris Conway The District of Invermere has cleared all but the final hurdle in the process to adopt an Official Community Plan (OCP). Invermere’s normally benign civic process became mired in unusual suspicion and dispute last month amid allegations … > Read More

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Funds for safety and services for local governments

East Kootenay local governments, including the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality, are getting in on $40 million in Small Community and Regional District Grant and Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing Grant program funding announced yesterday by the Ministry of Community, Sport … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Fighters go separate ways At 1:50 a.m. on April 9, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment attended to an assault disturbance complaint in the Windermere area. Two adult males, both intoxicated, had been fighting. Both were released to … > Read More

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Osprey are back

By Larry Halverson Friends of Kootenay Osprey nesting in this region return from their wintering areas around mid-April when the valley lakes are free of ice. Some early arrival dates include April 3 at Columbia Lake and April 4 at … > Read More

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Wings registration underway

By Larry Halverson Friends of Kootenay The theme for the 19th annual Wings Over the Rockies Festival is ‘Fossils and Feathers,’ inspired by the recent exceptional find of a fossil bed of significant importance in the Kootenay National Park. This … > Read More

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Four regional initiatives in on provincial funding

In advance of Prevention of Violence Against Women Week (April 12-18), British Columbia is putting the Vision for a Violence Free BC strategy into action, investing $5 million for projects focused on ending violence against women and preventing crime. Four … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Nice on Easter weekend At 1:15 p.m. on April 2, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of a possible intoxicated male walking on Highway 93/95 near Windermere. A 21-year-old male was located and found … > Read More

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Message from the Mayor – March

By Mayor Ute Juras Village of Canal Flats  This month I would start my report out with a positive story of triumph and celebration. I am, of course talking about the EKC Zamboni Challenge. The East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC) … > Read More

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Wildsight holds annual general meeting

By Chris Conway Wildsight Invermere held its Annual General Meeting at David Thompson Secondary School theatre on March 31. Over 50 members were in attendance to hear Baiba Morrow (president) pay tribute to the efforts of many dedicated volunteers who … > Read More

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