Tag Archives: Invermere

30-year borrowing term for community facility

By Chris Conway/e-KNOW District of Invermere council has authorized the borrowing of $5.6 million over a 30-year term at an interest rate of 2.78%. The loan will cost district taxpayers $4.7 million in interest and will be funded through an … > Read More

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Lakeside Hang Gliding and Paragliding Event Aug. 8 

The 39th annual Lakeside Hang Gliding and Paragliding Event is taking place August 8. Watch aerobatic pilots do incredible tricks. It’s a day packed full of fun, action and excitement and all you have to do is relax on the … > Read More

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Kimberley attractions get summer makeover

As Kimberley’s historic Underground Mining Railway is rolling on a busy tourism season, its visitors’ enjoyable experience starts before they even enter the attraction. Visitors will have no problem finding parking thanks to 50 new stalls that have been added. … > Read More

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Library seeks major funding increase

By Chris Conway/e-KNOW The Invermere Public Library (IPL) has the lowest local government support per capita of all comparably sized libraries in the province according to IPL’s board of trustees chair Norm Funnell. Funnell and Nicole Pawlak appeared before District … > Read More

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Invermere MusicFest August 22/23

By Katie Wallace A family-orientated festival in a stunning summer destination, the Invermere MusicFest – taking place on August 22 and 23 – offers entertainment and activities for all ages. With its picturesque location, set at the Kinsmen Beach green … > Read More

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A tour through Valley Appreciation Day

By Bram Rossman Invermere’s annual Valley Appreciation Day was staged downtown on Saturday, July 18. The event featured the traditional free pancake breakfast, served up by members of service groups including the Kinsmen and Rotary Clubs. A soapbox race, which … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac The Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment responded to 43 calls for service over the weekend; the majority fuelled by alcohol. Fraud Alert Detachment is still hearing from the public of the more aggressive fraud tactic of the … > Read More

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the East Kootenay. The watch (issued today – July 20) includes the area between Invermere and Cranbrook. Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of … > Read More

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Bull Riding in the Rockies a sellout

By Bram Rossman Eight seconds. It seems short enough, right? If you’re attempting to perch on top of a bucking bull, eight seconds is a very long time. Anyone who watched the Bull Riding in the Rockies event, held in … > Read More

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28th annual Valley Appreciation Day Saturday

Downtown Invermere is going to come alive with the sights, sounds and flavours of Valley Appreciation Day tomorrow, Saturday, July 18. Beginning with a free pancake breakfast starting at 9 a.m., Valley Appreciation Day is a perfect family-fun event, with … > Read More

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