Tag Archives: Invermere

Coffee Fest returning to Invermere

Coffee Fest is returning with a bang! New this year is the one-day Barista Basics presented by Monogram Coffee out of Calgary. This one-day course is perfect for training coffee shop staff or management, or for those who enjoy making … > Read More

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Kootenay Savings shares profits for 23rd year

Based on 2015 financial results, the Kootenay Savings Board of Directors recently declared a one per cent patronage and share dividend, which will see $479,425 in profit shares distributed through the credit union’s Member Rewards Program. “That we are once … > Read More

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January in the East Kootenay

I celebrate the end of January. Its passing leaves me feeling hopeful. Our days slowly grow more plump with light and as we suck the sweet fat of energy from the sun, we find the strength to establish the order … > Read More

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‎Valley community reaches deep for family

Over the decades, Columbia Valley residents have reached deep into their pockets to help friends, neighbours and family during tough times. Last Saturday (Jan. 30) showcased another example of that coming together when times are tough attitude, as Support Timmy … > Read More

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Feeding the Future: Slow Food Columbia Valley

From April 6 to 10, Invermere will be host to a nation-wide event where good, clean and fair food lovers from coast-to-coast and beyond will reunite to discover the food communities and traditions of the beautiful Columbia Valley under the … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Night in cells for drunk woman A call of a disturbance near the Red Apple resulted in the arrest of a highly intoxicated and uncooperative 24-year-old female from Invermere on Jan. 21. She was released in … > Read More

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Bud Abbott Bombed The Tirpitz

By Elinor Florence Based on a personal interview with Bud Abbott, plus a newspaper article written for The Cranbrook Townsman by freelance writer Ferdy Belland. Bud Abbott of Cranbrook was just 23-years-old when he strapped himself into his cockpit, took … > Read More

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It’s Snowflake Festival and Lake ‘spiel time

Get your winter duds on, grab your skates or skis if you want, and hurry hard down to Kinsmen Beach in Invermere as the seventh annual Snowflake Festival gets underway soon, as well as the 32nd annual Bonspiel-on-the-Lake. The Invermere … > Read More

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Valley’s oldest working ranch to be protected

Largest covenant NCC has established in British Columbia A conservation-minded couple has partnered with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to protect 11,192 acres (4,529 hectares) of grasslands on their Columbia Valley ranch located 12 km south of Invermere. Bob … > Read More

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Still time to register a team

The Rockies BC Pond Hockey Tournament is taking place Jan. 29-31 on the ice at Kinsmen Beach in Invermere. Organizers are pumped and ready for the event and note there is still time to get your team registered. However, don’t … > Read More

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