Tag Archives: Invermere

Celebrate Valley Style June 30

The Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley has hosted the Valley’s Annual Canada Day Fireworks for over 25 years and folks line Lake Windermere to catch a glimpse of the spectacular show. With money tight in our community, business donations are down, and … > Read More

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Look Outside Photo Contest winners; celebrate tonight

A year ago, Wildsight launched Look Outside, an interactive photo contest with the tagline Click. Share. Connect, to celebrate our local landscape and wildlife. A total of 112 Kootenay-Columbia photographers submitted many hundreds of diverse and compelling images, with monthly … > Read More

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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

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Two exceptional gifts from Fairmont Lions

Two weeks ago, under a bright blue sky a full slate of 144 golfers hit the links at the annual Fairmont Lions Coy’s Golf Fun Day. The tournament, now in its 26th year, is one of the more popular golf events … > Read More

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Cenotaph Park official opening may be June 30

By Chris Conway The Invermere cenotaph park is slated to be substantially completed for the upcoming Grad March event (June 24).  An official opening is tentatively scheduled for June 30. District of Invermere chief administrative officer, Chris Prosser gave a … > Read More

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Jumbo EA certificate ruled expired

Environment Minister Mary Polak has determined that the Jumbo Glacier Resort project has not been substantially started. As a result, the environmental assessment certificate has expired and Glacier Resorts Ltd. cannot proceed with developing this project unless a new certificate … > Read More

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SD6 celebrates first agreement signing

The Rocky Mountain School District (SD6) signed its first Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement today, marking its continued commitment to Aboriginal learning in its schools. The celebration included student drumming and dance. The agreement supports the academic, cultural and social needs … > Read More

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Process needs clarifying but bylaw passed

By Chris Conway District of Invermere council adopted the new Development Approvals and Fees Bylaw at its regular meeting on June 9. Once again the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) exclusion process presented a hurdle for council’s consideration. The bylaw had … > Read More

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Mountain bikers find Paul Kerr

Paul Kerr, who has been missing since Sunday morning, was located off St. Mary’s Lake Road this evening around 7 p.m. Mountain bikers riding in the area located Paul pinned under his motorcycle in the bush off St Mary’s Lake Road … > Read More

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Heroic family hid Jewish couple from Nazis

By Elinor Florence This is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Holland by the Canadian Armed Forces, so it’s an appropriate time to remember the courage shown by one Dutch family. We’ve all heard the story of Anne Frank, … > Read More

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